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JAY GARCIA



WEB DESIGN / COMPUTER GRAPHICS / WRITING / MEDIA CONSULTING



Experienced Professional in web design, video media, radio / television, photography, and writing.
• Highly trained professional with the ability to coordinate media projects in a variety of formats.
• Skilled in Web layout and design as well as print to electronic media conversions.
• Award winning video and photographic projects.
• Excellent customer relation skills.


EXPERIENCE


Communications Specialist
HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE, 11-2002 to present Houston, TX
Web design and maintenance for HCCS Job Placement web pages • Database management for Student Job Bank • Advisor to Marketing Director for Gulf Coast Job Expo, including billboards, radio, video, graphics and printed materials
• Authored and updated web pages, and created/maintain current events calendar
• Video Producer, Gulf Coast Job Expo 2003 public service announcement ad for television

Co-Owner / Senior Web Designer
STARSHINE DESIGN.COM, 10-2001 to present Houston, TX
Develop new web sites including domain procurement; maintain/upgrade existing sites • Graphic and logo design • Write web content • Edit copy • Hand coding using HTML; use Dreamweaver for coding HTML • Still Photography • Photographic restoration using Photoshop • Illustrator• Fireworks • ImageReady • ImageStyler • Use of FTP programs


Senior Video Tape Editor – News Department
KTRK-TV—Channel 13, 9-1982 to 9-2001 Houston, TX
Managed breaking news and special projects; produced and edited promotional campaigns • Contribute writing improvements, digital effects, C/G, audio EQ and music to enhance production values
• Developed award winning creative series, special projects and features


Other positions:
Video Coordinator - Administrative/Management
Supervised the News Edit Unit for 6 years • Designed library databases and video retrieval systems • Managed legal requests, affidavits and subpoena’s for tapes • Assigned daily edit tasks; managed staff schedules • Coordinated efforts of reporters, writers, live crews, photographers, editors, playback, production operators, and librarian to produce Live at Five and hour long 6 pm show • Ensured deadlines and quality standards were met before broadcast. Satellite feed room coordinator. Booking satellite time and assigning out of town remote crews for breaking news and feature reports.

Teaching
Coordinated staff classes with equipment manufacturers • Cross-trained staff for various job functions • Assisted college interns with elements of video production including story layout, writing, and editing skills. Guest lecturer at universities on the element s of television production.


Budget
Managed videotape budget and ordering • Involved in Capital Budget meetings • Performed cost cutting study on tele-communications billing and hardware
• Reduced tape expenses by 18%
• Implemented cost reduction efforts reducing expenses by 15%
JAY GARCIA jayg@starshinedesign.com
706 Atwell Bellaire, TX 77401 713-218-6708 832-858-6884 cell


EXPERIENCE (continued)

• Filmed and edited daily assignments, aerials, specials, promotion work, news deadlines, features, and overnight police beat stories
• Wrote for and narrated various projects
• Weekend Anchor/Producer for 2 years
• General Assignments Reporter and Special Projects Coordinator
• Operated mobile ENG trucks, transmitters and live camera remotes, receive sites, tape, film; extensive hand-held aerial experience and courtroom pool video work
• Consultant for Studio and EFP productions encompassing Video, Audio and Lighting, as well as script and location consulting. Regular clients included GTE, Park Bank and several production houses.
• Radio announcer and radio broadcast production skills.EDUCATION
HOUSTON COMMUNITY COLLEGE Houston, TX
Major: Web Design, 3-D Interface Design GPA: 4.0
Pursuing Web Master Certification
QUEENSBOROUGH COMMUNITY COLLEGE New York, NY
Additional Training: Sony 9000, Sony BE 910, Centel ROLM 8000 telephone system software
SKILLS
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proficient using computers: Strong Macintosh - Competent Windows platforms
MS Office: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint Filemaker Pro Database PageMaker Page layout
Web design: Hand coded HTML Dreamweaver, PageMill, Fireworks, Illustrator, Photoshop,
Non-Linear Editing: Avid Newscutter
Contributes writing and production skills for community enhancement including PTA, Community Partners, Leadership Houston, and other volunteer efforts.

Satellite feed/booking operations for breaking news and satellite conferences.


Previous Employment History


Filmed and edited daily assignments, aerials, specials, promotion work, news deadline fea-tures specials, and overnight police beat stories; wrote for and narrated various projects, weekend Anchor/Producer (2 years), General Assignments Reporter and Special Projects Coordinator.

Operated mobile ENG trucks, transmitters and live camera remotes, receive sites, tape, film; extensive hand-held aerial experience and courtroom pool video work.

Consultant for Studio and EFP productions encompassing Video, Audio and Lighting, as well as script and location consulting. Regular clients included GTE, Park Bank and several production houses.

Television / Video Experience 1976 ­ 1982
 WDSU-TV News, New Orleans, LA  Video Photographer / Editor / Live Truck Operator

 1982

 Freelance Consultant ­ Tampa, FL  Video, Audio Lighting, Script and Storyboard Consulting
1981 - 1982
 WTSP- TV News ­ St. Petersburg, FL  Video Photographer/ Editor / Live Truck Operator/ Areial
1980 - 1981
 KOAT -TV News ­ Albuquerque, NM  Reporter / Photographer/ Editor
1979 - 1980
 KGGM-TV News ­ Albuquerque, NM  Anchor/ Producer / Reporter / Photographer / Editor
1976 - 1979

Radio Experience 1974 ­ 1976
KOB  Radio  AM/FM - News Writer / Reporter / Editor
KDEF Radio  AM - Disc- Jockey / Production
KPAR Radio  FM News Announcer - All Music Automated Format
WQCC Radio  College Radio Station ­ Production Manager
   
   

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This site was produced solely by Jay Garcia
using Macromedia Dreamweaver® Fireworks® Adobe Photoshop® and hand coding.


 

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