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Ricardo J. Palomares
4770 32nd Street #7
San Diego, CA 92116
ricardo@lapaloma.com
(619) 280-4408
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SUMMARY

An enthusiastic and productive employee with diversified professional experience and skills. Demonstrated strengths include management/administration, utilization of technology, teaching/training, and artistic expression. A capable communicator in writing, speaking and through aesthetics; creative; detail and goal oriented.

Computer Skills:

* Website development and posting
* Desktop publishing & graphics
* Spreadsheets & database administration
* Macintosh troubleshooting and maintenance

Technology:

  • Created and posted websites: www.palomares.com and www.lapaloma.com and all subpages and artwork therein for both unless otherwise specified.
  • Used graphic software to ready artwork and images for the internet and presentations.
  • Developed numerous workshop manuals and promotions for educators and managers with desktop publishing and advanced word processing software.
  • Created charting and database systems with spreadsheet software for a variety of clients’ needs.
  • Installed software and hardware and maintained Macintosh computers since 1987.
  • Used GFMS, an electrical facility mapping and customer service database system to navigate and list electrical poles for servicing.
  • Management / Administration:

  • Operated a small corporation while servicing an educational/organizational development consultant.
  • Managed an accounting system including all aspects of AP and AR.
  • Trained new employees in computer skills and organizational systems.
  • Assisted in developing numerous proposals for services to educators and managers.
  • Coordinated all services and presentation events with clients i.e. workshops and retreats.
  • Art:

  • Developed a style of line art consisting of parallel squiggles and spirals.
  • Inscribed over 200 tattoos approximately half of which were original designs.
  • Infused art and photography into projects for inspiration, amusement and to communicate ideas visually.
  • Designed logos.
  • Teaching/Training:

  • Taught software classes to adult professionals in DOS, Windows and Mac environments.
  • Tutored private clients in software utilization and hardware optimization.
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    EXPERIENCE

    THE LAWTON COMPANY / SAN DIEGO GAS & ELECTRIC, San Diego, CA
    Quality Assurance Representative, Vegetation Management 1,1999-present
    Contractor Liaison

    AMERICAN TRAINING AND ASSESSMENT ASSOCIATES, San Jose, CA
    A private consulting corporation 1996-1998
    Operations Manager

    EL SENOR RICARDO’S TATTOOS, California, Oregon, Washington
    Tattoo Artist 1994-present

    BUCKELEW PROGRAMS, San Rafael, CA
    Group mental health facilities throughout Marin 1995-1996
    Attendant

    COMPUTERS AND COMMUNICATIONS, Eureka, CA
    A computer retail outlet and training company 1990-1994
    Software Trainer and Hardware repairman

    MAGIC CIRCLE PUBLISHING / QUANTUM CORPORATION, San Clemente, CA
    A private publishing and training organization 1987-1990
    Administrator


    EDUCATION

    Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology, Humboldt State University, CA, 1994.

    Language Capability: Basic conversational Spanish

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