Sarah M. White
500 2nd Street N.E., #2
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-293-5481


Objective

Currently seeking a position in web production, development, or design that will serve my interest in the uses and function of the web as well as utilize my visual, organizational, management and research skills.

Education

M.A. English with Concentration in American Studies, 2001
University of Virginia, Charlottesville

B.A. English, 1993
University of Virginia, Charlottesville


Skills

Microsoft Office, HomeSite, HTML, CSS, Photoshop, Flash, IMovie, SoundEdit, OmniPage, FileMaker Pro

Employment

Project Manager
University of Virginia, Charlottesville
Coordinated, designed, and built The View From Here, a local history website designed to serve the classes of professors Brian Balogh of The Department of History and Phyllis Leffler of The Institute of Public History. Served as Graduate Assistant to Brian Balogh whose Viewing America site was the inspiration for The View From Here, both sites exploring history from 1945 to the present using primary documents and audio and visual materials. Responsibilities included scholarly research, video capture and digitizing, and updating information on Viewing America site database. 9/00-9/01


Marketing | Professional Development
AS.COM @ University of Virginia
In Marketing position, explored different ways to encourage traffic on X-Roads, the American Studies website at UVa. Developed search questions for CyberSafari (an internet treasure hunt) to draw participants to our site. Submitted websites to search engines. In Professional Development post, learned and taught the fundamentals of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) to classmates. 1/01-8/01


Shipping Manager | Editor
Abraxas Exports Sieci, Italy
Coordinated shipment of orders of music merchandise from Italian record company to distributors in the United States. Collated, edited and translated (from Italian to English) new release information for mass e-mail distribution to buyers. 1/00-6/00


Records Clerk
Coblentz, Patch, Duffy and Bass San Francisco, California
Records clerk in medium-size law firm. Worked with management on conflict of interest litigation issues, producing reports for attorneys and staff using Versys database. Also maintained and streamlined a large offsite storage collection, making decisions about file maintenance and destruction. Responsible for reference, research and meticulous maintenance of files. 5/96-9/99


Editor
Runt Records LLC Berkeley, California
Part-time work editing new release information for distribution to buyers. Phones, fax, filing. 1997-1999


Library Clerk I
Jefferson-Madison Regional Library Charlottesville, Virginia
Worked as part of a team at circulation desk in public library. Organized and shelved books, researched information and assisted in the development of a children's program. 11/94-06/95


Contact

whitemusic@yahoo.com

Portfolio

http://xroads.virginia.edu/~MA01/White/resume/portfolio.html