Resume

Objective

I am searching for a position as a high-school English Language Arts instructor in the state of Alaska. My relevant background includes reading intervention, adjunct university professorship, and technical documentation.

Experience

Reading Interventionist

Yukon-Koyukuk School District

August 2023 July 2024

  • Provided explicit instruction to rural Alaskan students K-3 in the art of reading.
  • Traveled to remote Alaskan villages on a bi-monthly basis to provide onsite support.

Research Assistant

University of Alaska – Fairbanks

January 2023 – July 2023

  • Developing C++/Python scripts to gather and visualize data from a mining robot.

Stay-At-Home Father

Fairbanks, AK

July 2020 – January 2023

  • Served as a full-time father for my two children during the Covid-19 pandemic.
  • Developed interpersonal and leadership skills in the context of working with adolescents.

Senior Technical Writer and Junior Programmer

Komodo Platform

September 2017 – June 2020

  • A primary co-author of the Komodo Whitepaper. This ninety-three-page document formed the basis for the internal company vision and the external marketing narrative.
  • Authored, edited, and co-edited hundreds of pages of technical documentation.
  • Performed common, simple developer tasks: set up and maintained a Vuepress documentation website, managed Github repositories and test servers, and created basic C++ scripts for workflow automation.

Technical Support

TimeClick Software

June 2016 – November 2016

  • Provided customer service, sales, and technical support for TimeClick software.
  • 50% sales closing rate on final month.
  • Average closing rate over 25%.

Adjunct Professor

Utah Valley University: August 2014 – December 2015

Brigham Young University: January 2016 – April 2016

  • Developed curriculum for class sizes of fifteen to twenty students.
  • Topics included foundational design, and advanced entertainment design.

Owner

Independent Illustration, Creative Writing, and Technical Writing

April 2004 – July 2020

  • Author/illustrator of Westly: A Spider’s Tale (2015, Shadow Mountain Publishing).
  • Recipient, Kirchoff/Wohlberg Award (New York Society of Illustrators).

Business Assistant

Richard Solomon—Artists Representative

April 2007 – February 2009

  • Tasks included networking and managing transition from traditional to digital media
  • Sourced 20 million free advertising impressions via corporate networking

BYU Auxiliary Services

Brigham Young University

Summer 2003 – Fall 2005

  • Employee of the Year (2005)

Education

Brigham Young University – BFA: Illustration (2007)

Western Governor’s University – MAT English Education (2023-25)