Skills Summary

Timothy Borkowski

Web Designer

Web: kickingdesigns.com
Email: kickingdesigns@gmail.com
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Summary:

Expert Knowledge of (X)HTML (standards compliance and basic accessibility) and CSS. Basic SEO and web analytics. Audio and video editing for the web. I’m happily employed currently, but would consider small freelance projects.


Web Design Skills

  • Graphical user interface (GUI) design using HTML/XHTML/CSS, Adobe Fireworks/Photoshop
  • Web standards compliance and basic accessibility issues (as they pertain to (X)HTML)
  • Planning, designing, and implementing web site structure and navigation layout with server side includes and dynamic content
  • Designing, planning and implementing additions to sites
  • Design & layout of eNewsletters
  • Image optimization
  • Knowledgeable with TITLE & META tags and page content for search engine optimization
  • Understanding of screen resolutions and how to design for them
  • Testing with multiple browsers and operating systems to ensure the best compatibility possible

Video Editing

  • Able to perform basic video editing (standard captions and transitions, but no special effects)
  • Video output to DVD or optimized for the web

Graphic Design Skills

  • QuarkXPress & Photoshop in Macintosh & PC environments
  • Designing and laying out advertisements from business card size to full page car ads
  • Image scanning & related software
  • Digital Photography (Nikon D90 and D40)

Application Software

  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Illustrator (beginner)
  • Adobe Premiere Elements
  • QuarkXPress
  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Access
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Lotus Notes
  • FTP applications
  • DVD burning suites
  • Microsoft Windows 95 through 7
  • Macintosh OS 7.0 – 10.4

Other Computer Skills

  • Software installation and updating
  • Windows OS maintenance
  • Hardware upgrades and installations:
    • CD/DVD drives
    • Hard drives
    • RAM
    • Power supplies
    • Video, sound & multimedia cards
    • Printers & scanners
    • UPSs
    • External drives