Rob Larsen418 N. Pine St.
Ellensburg, WA 98926
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To find a position that combines both technology and users, helping foster positive learning experiences and smooth transitions to help aid in task completion and productivity such as training and instruction or user experience.
Training and Instruction, Material Development, Personnel Management, Microsoft Office Suite, Web Interfaces, Adobe Photoshop, Video Production, Media Authoring
Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Coursework Completed -- May 2009
• B.A. Digital Technology and Culture
• Specialization field of Media Authoring
Washington State University Department of English
Digital Technology and Culture Instructor (Internship)
August 2008 - December 2008
Developed and instructed a web design oriented class for students of Washington State University. The focus of this class centered on web interfacing and applications, from hand coding to final publishing. The course also instructed students on managing personal web space and online directories. Specific instruction included HTML, Adobe Photoshop, FTP Interfacing, and design principles, as well as other helpful programs throughout the semester.
Student Computing Services
September 2003 – May 2005
Instructed classes for students, faculty, and staff of Washington State University. Classes included Photoshop, Microsoft Office Suite, iMovie, Dreamweaver, Flash, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets, and others. These classes could also extend to a one on one session if the student preferred more assistance, or a more private setting in which to ask questions.
Student Computing Services
Helpdesk and Center for Undergraduate Education Lab Lead
May 2005 – December 2005
Responsible for the day to day operations of both the IT Helpdesk and the Center for Undergraduate Education Lab, the flagship SCS lab on the WSU campus. Tasks included hiring, scheduling, equipment management, maintaining relationships with various Information Technology departments, payroll, and budgeting.
Office of Undergraduate Education
Communications and Marketing Assistant
January 2009 - April 2009
Responsible for the development of web and print interfaces for media used internally by Washington State University staff and externally by students and donors. Managed multiple website transitions via Content Management System. Helped develop and launch the first ever issue of “Excellence,” the WSU Honors College electronic newsletter.
Global Gaming League
Community Manager and Product Developer (Internship)
August 2007 – December 2007
Community Manager in charge of leading and promoting individual user communities on GGL, as well as helping launch and test new builds and interfaces of the site.
Student Support Services
Information Technologies Tutor
January 2006 – June 2006
Tutored students in advanced Microsoft Word techniques, as well as other IT classes they required assistance in. Some of these students also had learning disabilities, which offered new challenges to the tutoring process.
Washington X-Ray, Inc.
Digital Support and Sales
X-Ray Processor Service Technician
January 2003 – Present
Serviced and maintained X-Ray processors on location for chiropractors and medical clinics throughout the greater Puget Sound area. Also designed, developed, created and managed the new company web platform.