Current Resume

Traveler R. Wendell

14852 NE 13th ST

Williston, FL 32696

traveler@travelerwendell.com

 

Professional Career:

 

2014 – 2016

Production Coordinator, Library Associate 2

Digital Production Services

University of Florida

      Supervise two Assistant 1 full-time Imaging Assistants. Oversee Main Imaging Queue. Manage specialized projects and workflows. Participate in efforts to develop and improve tracking, documentation, procedures and workflows. Develop and keep current flow chart of entire departmental workflows. Explore new technologies and test their usefulness for specific and ongoing projects. Research new scanning and image digitization equipment for possible purchase. Troubleshoot and problem solve technologies and work flow. Use of Word, Visio, Excel, Access, and other database programs to run ad-hoc reports and compile production information for weekly reports for Manager of Digital Production Services. Use of Macro Express to automate processes, Entering and editing items into Tracking Database, Sobek and other departmental databases. Troubleshooting of all digitization equipment and computer interfaces. Image correction with Photoshop.

 

2012 – 2014

Imaging Supervisor, Library Associate 2

Digital Library Center

University of Florida

Supervise two full-time Scanning Assistants, up to ten students. Digitization of books, use of Copibook Digital Scanner, PhaseOne FX Large Format Digital Scanback Copy System, Epson 1640XL Color Flatbed Scanner, Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL Color Flatbed Scanner, Panasonic High Speed Color Scanner and various Digital SLRs. Rotational 3-D Imaging, Filming and Editing of Training Videos, Architectural Photography, Entering and editing items into Tracking Database, Sobek and other departmental databases. Troubleshooting of all digitization equipment and computer interfaces. Image correction with Photoshop. Exploring new technologies and testing their usefulness for specific and ongoing projects. Researching new scanning and image digitization equipment for possible purchase. Troubleshooting and problem solving involving technologies and work flow. Use of Word, Visio, Excel, Access, and other database programs to run ad-hoc reports and collecting production information for weekly reports for Production Manager.

 

2006 – 2012

Imaging Assistant, Library Technical Assistant

Digital Library Center

University of Florida

Supervise fifteen students. Digitization of books, use of Copibook Digital Scanner, PhaseOne FX Large Format Digital Scanback Copy System, Epson 1640XL Color Flatbed Scanner, Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL Color Flatbed Scanner, Panasonic High Speed Color Scanner and various Digital SLRs. Rotational 3-D Imaging, Filming and Editing of Training Videos, Architectural Photography, Entering and editing items into Tracking Database and other departmental databases. Troubleshooting of all digitization equipment and computer interfaces. Image correction with Photoshop. Exploring new technologies and testing their usefulness for specific and ongoing projects. Troubleshooting and problem solving involving technologies and work flow. Use of Word, Excel, Access and other database programs.

 

2005 – 2006

OPS Reprographics Technician

Digital Library Center

University of Florida

Filming of Newspapers, use of Zeutschel large format camera, Kodak MD2 large format camera, Kodak film processor. Various Photoshop duties. Digital imaging using Digital SLRs.  Supervised eight students. Troubleshooting of all camera equipment, film processor, and computer interfaces.

 

2004 – 2009

Small Business Owner

AgoraPhoto Custom Photography

Photographing various subjects and events including nature, weddings, parties, still lifes, car shows, sports (including University of Florida for the University Athletic Assoc.), local human interest stories, promotional photos; filming and editing of entertainment, wildlife and documentary video; logo and web page creation; web page updating and maintenance; digital image manipulation using Adobe Photoshop; Scanning of photographs for digital manipulation; Designed and built complete mobile processing, scanning and printing lab for instant production of photos in the field; Creation and design of retail merchandise.

 

2001-2004

Medical Van Driver

Liberty Ambulance

Transported clients to medical treatments and appointments. Assisted clients with wheelchairs and mobility.

 

2000 – 2008

Reserve/Civil Deputy

Levy County Sheriff’s Office

Civil Deputy Duties include serving legal civil paperwork. Assisting in repossession and foreclosure orders.

Reserve Deputy Duties include observe activities in an assigned area to maintain order, deter crime and/or traffic violations. Enforce laws, and take enforcement action as appropriate. Respond to calls for service, evaluate the situation, and implement appropriate action, including arrest, mediation between parties, emergency medical aid, and referral to other agencies. Write reports documenting information gathered and actions taken as a result of calls for service, investigations, field interviews, citations, arrests, use of force, and inmate disturbances. Regulate crowds and public gatherings, special events, and major disasters. Testify at judicial proceedings and administrative hearings to present evidence and information relevant to the proceedings. Maintain security at crime scenes and accidents.

 

1993 – 2000

Freelance Photographer and Journalist

Williston Pioneer and Chiefland Citizen Newspapers

Photographed local sporting events, car shows, various other functions and news stories.  The manipulation of digital images using various graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Paint Shop Pro. Wrote weekly column including the use of various word processor and desktop publisher programs; gathered information from county courthouse and city police department including the retrieval of information from various databases.

 

 

Equipment Experience:

 

Cameras: Copibook High Definition Digital Scanner, Copibook Digital Scanner, PhaseOne FX Large Format Digital Scanback Copy System,, Zeutschel Large Format, Kodak MD2 Large Format, Canon 10-D DSLR, Nikon DSLR, Olympus DSLR, Pentax ZX-50 35mm SLR, Olympus Digital C-211 Zoom, Canon Powershot A300 Digital, Sony Cybershot DSC-H series, Canon GL1 Video Camera, Sony DCR-HC52 Handycam Camcorder, Sony DCR-SR47/R Handycam Camcorder.

Computers: Various Desktops. Laptops, Netbooks, Tablets, Smartphones

Scanners: HP Scanjet 2400, Apollo P-2100. Epson 1640XL Color Flatbed Scanner, Microtek Scanmaker 9800XL Color Flatbed Scanner, Panasonic High Speed Color Scanner.

Printers: Epson C84, Epson R300, HP Color Laser Jet 4500, HP Laser Jet 5N, various HP Inkjets.

 

 

Software Experience:

 

  • Microsoft Windows (3.0 – Windows 8)
  • Linux (Wary Puppy and Ubuntu)
  • Microsoft Office (95 – 2010)
    • Access
    • Excel
      • Macros
      • Project Tracking
    • Outlook
      • Scheduling
    • PowerPoint
      • Presentations
    • Publisher
      • Brochures
      • Business Cards
      • Newsletters
    • Visio
      • Diagramming workflow of complete department
    • Word
      • Formatting Manuscripts
  • Adobe Photoshop (5.0 – CC)
    • Actions
    • Batches
    • Color Correction
    • Processing
    • Touch-up
  • Adobe Go-Live CS
    • Website Development
    • Troubleshooting
  • Dreamweaver
    • Website Development
  • Adobe Elements (6 – 10)
    • Color Correction
    • Processing
    • Touch-up
  • Adobe Acrobat (5 – 12)
    • Forms
  • Pinnacle Video Editor (Studio 10 – 19)
    • Multi-Track Layering of both video and audio
  • Audacity Audio Editor (1.0 – 2.1.2)
    • Multi-Track Layering of audio
  • Macro Express
    • Extended Macros including multiple software programs
  • WordPress (2.0 – 4.4)
    • Website Development
    • Troubleshooting
    • Customization
  • Sobek Digital Repository Software
    • Running Ad-Hoc Reports
    • Entering Records
    • Editing Records
    • Editing Record Hierarchy
    • Troubleshooting

 

 

Personal Experience:

Building and webmaster for several charitable organizations and church websites

Photography and Videography for charitable organizations

Social Media Contributor for several charitable organizations and churches

AllGlorytoGod.org

Self Published Author

 

Current Affiliations:

  • Blue Knights Law Enforcement Motorcycle Club
    • Honorary Member
    • Webmaster
  • First United Methodist Church
    • Member of Pastor Parrish Committee
    • Webmaster
    • Soundboard

 

Interests:

Jesus Christ

Writing

Photography

Videography

Reading

Hiking

Kayaking