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Francisco I. Rodriguez

Education

Texas Tech University
B.A. – Journalism, News-Editorial

Western Governors University
B.S. – Information Technology

El Centro College
A.A.S. – Internet Development Technologies

Certifications

  • CIW Web Design Specialist
  • CIW v5 Database Design Specialist
  • CompTIA Network+ License #47GBR69LVLF4K4BC
  • CompTIA Security+ License #XPCPHS4E1PV1Q73P
  • CompTIA Project+ License #F8GV7PPGCLBQKFQ5
  • CompTIA Linux License #MT3TYEDL03VE1VP4
  • LPIC-1 Linux Server Professional Certification Verification Code 6vreuadbk2
  • Adobe Certified Associate in Web Communication using Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication using Photoshop
  • Adobe Certified Associate in Rich Media using Flash

Teaching Experience

El Centro College – Dallas, Texas
IT Faculty (Internet Development Technologies)

The Dallas Morning News – Dallas, Texas
CCI/New Media Super User (Led classes on adoption of web practices and dedicated software, trained co-workers on new technology)

Skills

  • Producer of online training material for secondary and higher education
  • HTML, HTML5 and CSS coding using Notepad and Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Designer of print and online material using Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe
    Illustrator and Quark Xpress
  • Editor of video material using Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
  • Curator of Social Media, including managing department pages in Facebook, Corporate
    Twitter Feeds and extensive online video production
  • Bilingual writing and editing skills in English and Spanish

Work Experience

El Centro College – Dallas, Texas

  • Develop and teach higher-education and secondary-level Internet Development courses
    in Web and Digital Design topics using Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 and CC, Adobe
    Photoshop CS6 and CC, HTML, HTML5, CSS and manual coding
  • Teach Content Management Systems and web publishing using WordPress
  • Teach portfolio and personal brand development
  • Develop and teach game programming courses using Python and Javascript
  • Teach Web Project Management courses
  • Revise existing courses to keep students abreast of current trends in Web and Digital
    development
  • Create updated digital material and tutorials for use by students on eCampus and live
    classes

The Dallas Morning News – Dallas, Texas

  • Web Producer, news page and graphic designer
  • News and Sports copy editor
  • Technology instructor (super user)
  • Social media aggregator and brand developer

THERAPY 2000 – Dallas, Texas

  • IT Manager/Communications Director
  • Online instruction coordinator

Donruss/Playoff – Grand Prairie, Texas

  •  Collectable NFL and MLB trading card designer
  • Collectable Dragon Ball Z trading card game designer

Fort Worth Star-Telegram – Fort Worth, Texas

  •  News page and graphic designer
  •  News and Graphics copy editor