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Reasons to Hire Me

  1. 1. Points ofDIFFERENTIATION<br />Hire me!<br />Why You Should Hire Tim Nichols<br />
  2. 2. OVERVIEW<br /><ul><li>User Interface Knowledge
  3. 3. Curriculum Delivery/Development
  4. 4. Web Development Experience
  5. 5. Technical Skills
  6. 6. Proven Innovator/Performer
  7. 7. Service Orientation
  8. 8. Credentials</li></li></ul><li>TIM NICHOLS<br />User Interface Knowledge<br /><ul><li>I’ve designed over 600 user interfaces for web sites and web apps so I ramp up quickly on new programs and spot problem areas for usability.</li></ul>Received 2007 Summit International Design Award - Silver<br />POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION<br />
  9. 9. TIM NICHOLS<br />Curriculum Delivery/Development<br /><ul><li>I’ve trained a diverse groups on business systems and software via the traditional format as well as distance learning options like WebEx or interactive/video-based CD-ROMs utilizing Captivate or Premiere.</li></ul>POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION<br />
  10. 10. TIM NICHOLS<br />Web Development Experience<br /><ul><li>I’ve worked in the Web Design/Development world for 15 years and can lead the creation or modification of web sites and online tutorials and help with translating existing content to mobile devices.</li></ul>POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION<br />
  11. 11. TIM NICHOLS<br />Technical Skills<br /><ul><li>I have helped distressed clients work through their technology issues over the phone and in person. I’ve also built my own computers from components and am a competent trouble-shooter.
  12. 12. I’ve worked with the following programs:</li></ul>POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION<br />Acrobat, Captivate, Contribute, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, ImageReady, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere<br />Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, <br />Publisher, Word<br />
  13. 13. TIM NICHOLS<br />Proven Innovator/Performer<br /><ul><li>NerderyOvernight Challenge 2011 - Received award for Social Media implementation
  14. 14. FindLaw Innovation Challenge - 2008:1st Place& Coolest Idea - 2010:1st Place
  15. 15. FindLaw Key Contributor (leadership training program), 2009
  16. 16. FindLaw Customer Operations Quarterly Awards (outstanding service) – 5 times
  17. 17. FindLaw Development/Client Tech Top Performer of the Month – multiple times
  18. 18. Minnesota Junior Chamber Statesman Award, 2007
  19. 19. Ambassador for the City of Mankato, 2002
  20. 20. United States Junior Chamber Leadership Summit, 2002</li></ul>POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION<br />
  21. 21. TIM NICHOLS<br />Service Orientation<br /><ul><li>I’m passionate about helping others at work and in my personal life. I’ve spent a great deal of time supporting worthy causes, especially those which support under-performing students and build stronger leaders and communities.</li></ul>POINTS OF DIFFERENTIATION<br />
  22. 22. WORK HISTORY<br />FindLaw<br /><ul><li>Senior Web Producer 2008-2011
  23. 23. Web Producer 2007-2008
  24. 24. Contractor 2006-2007</li></ul>VoyageurWeb<br /><ul><li>Lead Designer/IA 2001-2006
  25. 25. Web Weaver 1997-2001</li></ul>ISD77 Community Education<br /><ul><li>Technology Instructor 1998-1999</li></ul>Minnesota State University, Mankato<br /><ul><li>Instructor/Tutor Counselor1994-2005
  26. 26. Graduate Assistant 1995-1997</li></li></ul><li>EDUCATION<br />Bachelor of Science, Teaching<br />English Education 1995<br />Minnesota State University, Mankato<br />Coursework: Curriculum development, sociolinguistics, literature, evaluation/assessment, public speaking, interpersonal skills, psychology, creative writing, history, classroom management, professional ethics<br />Post-Graduate Work<br />Educational Technology 1995-1997<br />Minnesota State University, Mankato<br />Coursework: Educational leadership, multimedia applications, developmental psychology, facilities planning, diversity training<br />
  27. 27. TECHNICAL SKILLS<br />Adobe<br />Acrobat, Captivate, Contribute, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Illustrator, ImageReady, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere<br />Microsoft<br />Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, Word<br />Web<br />Web Ex, X/HTML, CSS, PHP, ActionScript, Javascript, multiple Content Management Systems (proprietary, WordPress, Moodle, Wiki)<br />