A fan of leaf shapes in red, green and blue Tara Cleveland Web Design

Curriculum Vitae

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PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

EMPLOYMENT EXPERIENCE

Freelance and Contract Web Site Design

September 2001 — May 2007 and July 2008 — present

Lead Front-End Web Developer — Project Spot Portal Team — IBM and BSkyB (full time contract)

May 2007 — July 2008

Webmaster — Trinity College at the University of Toronto (part-time contract)

July 2006 — May 2007

SKILLS

URLs

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EDUCATION

2009-2013 Open University – Msc Global Development Management

1996-2000 University of Toronto

1996 International Academy of Design — College Diploma in Computer Graphics

1994 University of King’s College — Foundation Year Programme

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Royal Park Community Consortium

Financial Director

Geekup Leeds

Member and interim meeting organizer

Evolt.org

Steering committee member and organizer of TOevolt 2004 conference

Making A Commercial Case for Adopting Web Standards (MACCAWS) (2002-2004)

Co-founder, steering committee member and leader of the Marketing Group

Toronto Webgrrls (1997)

Assistant Meeting Coordinator

WRITING

“Accessibility Laws in Canada”
evolt.org, 25 May, 2002
“The Way Forward with Web Standards”
contributor and editor, maccaws.org
“What Every Web Site Owner Should Know About Standards: A Web Standards Primer”
contributor and editor, maccaws.org

PRESENTATIONS

“Using Web Standards with Macromedia Contribute”
Design Fest ’05 — October, 2005
“Web Standards and Dreamweaver”
DreaminginTO — August, 2004
“The Train Track Gauge of the Future: Solving Usability Problems with Web Standards Today”
The Toronto Usability Summit — May 2003

REFERENCES

References are available upon request.