Serena Fenton

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To secure a position as an information technologist, utilizing my skills in information management, visual communication, user experience design, and project management.
- 8 years experience in information design and internet technologies.
- 28 years experience in project management, design and visual communication.
- Excellent organizational, creative, visual, and problem solving skills.
- Communicate easily with technical and non-technical audiences.
Languages HTML, CSS, XML, Visual Basic; modification of CGI, Java and php
Networking Client/server structures, ethernet, appletalk; TCP/IP,
Operating Systems Macintosh, Linux/Unix, Windows95/98/2000/NT/XP
Graphics Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, Publisher, Flash (animation)
Digital Archiving UDC, DDC, OAI, LSM, Dublin Core and related metadata schemas
Databases Access, mySQL, PhpWebsite, FileMaker Pro, SPSS
2002 Master Science Information Science, UNC-CH
1981 Master of Architecture, University of Washington
1977 BA Art Education, Western Washington University
experience - information technology and design
2003 - present Adjunct Professor; School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Course: Visual Communication and Digital Media

Instructor – Chapel Hill High School, Chapel Hill, NC
Course: Computer Engineering Technology

2000 - 2003 Senior Information Designer - Web Programmer - Digital Archivist (; University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill;
1999 - 2000 Information Designer - Web Programmer - Database Designer
School of Social Work, University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill;
1997 - 1999 System Administrator - Technology Specialist - Web Programmer
Chapel Hill - Carrboro City Schools District Chapel Hill, NC
1996-1997 Web Programmer; Center for Research on Chronic Illness; UNC, CH
1987-1995 Owner of Architectural firm providing design and construction supervision;
Jardine-Fenton Design
1978-1987 Architecture and contract documents in architectural firms in NYC, Seattle, and Baltimore
1976-1977 Design assistant; Thomas Burke Memorial Museum, Seattle, Washington
1973-1975 Art Instructor; University of Oklahoma and Seattle City Schools
Maryland State Architectural License; AIA and NCARB eligible; 1988
Provisional teaching certificate - North Carolina 1999 & Washington States 1976
conferences and publications
2002 The Problem of Access in Contributor-Run Digital Libraries, given at the Digital Resources in the Humanities Conference. Edinburgh, Scotland; co-author with M. Efron and P. Jones September 2002
2002 Information Archeology; ASIS-T IA Summit 2002, Baltimore , MD; March 2002
1999 Architectural Follies (cover article); School Library Journal, February 1999
1998 Creating Web Graphics; ncetc conference; Greensboro, NC; December 1998
1998 Fishing For Web Treasures (cover article); Technology & Learning Magazine; September 1998
1997 Successful Web Search Techniques and Information Evaluation; ncetc conference; December 1997
1997 Evaluating World Wide Web Resources for Medical Research and Health Science Reference; Medical Library Association Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington; June 1997
1997 Defining Information Quality;chapter in Internet Issues and Applications 1997-98; edited by Bert Dempsey & Paul Jones; Scarecrow Press, MD.

last updated: June 29, 2003