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ROBERT J. SEAS
5209 Blue Heron Dr.
Billings, MT 59106
(406) 581-0666

WORK EXPERIENCE

1999-present — Full-time freelance Web Developer. Extensive development and maintenance of Web sites for a variety of clients, including Levi Strauss & Co., Visa International and The Nature Conservancy. Skills acquired include: Web design, content, architecture and user interface development; hard coding of .html, .php, and javascript; extensive graphics and design production using Adobe Photoshop; WordPress site production / customization; writing and editing online content.

1996-1999 — Full-time Communications Consultant for Levi Strauss & Co. Developed and maintained more than 20 Web sites. Editor for “News in Brief” employee e-mail newsletter (5K audience). Additional responsibilities include writing and editing senior executive-level business communications (internal and external) and business research reports.

1991-1995Assistant Editor, InSights magazine (The National Rifle Association’s junior member publication) and Shooting Sports USA (NRA’s publication for competitive shooters). Assisted in all aspects of producing these four-color publications from concept to delivery, including: writing, editing, proofreading, photography, and design. Additional duties included generating story ideas, maintaining subscription lists and coordinating with writers, photographers, designers, and printers. This position also required travel assignments to cover Olympic-level competitive matches and shooting events.

1988-90 — Senior trademark Research Analyst for Thomson & Thomson International. Duties included daily production of legal research reports and floor supervision of Common Law department computer systems.

EDUCATION

1983-87, Syracuse University. B.S. degree in Magazine Journalism, May 1987

PUBLISHED WORK

Eureka! (Levi Strauss Corporate Intranet), 22 feature articles, 2000 – 2006
News in Brief (Levi Strauss Newsletter), 17 feature articles, 1996 – 2000
InSights, 30 feature articles, 1992-95
The American Hunter, November 1992, July 1996
Wildfowl, December 1994
—RMEF’s Bugle magazine, Fall 1994
Ducks Unlimited magazine, November/December 1986

OUTSIDE INTERESTS

Decorative decoy carving, oil painting, fiction, outdoor photography, hunting, fishing, boating, guitar, backpacking.