Hannibal Tabu Resume

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DIGITAL PROJECT MANAGER
L.A. CARE HEALTH PLAN
LOS ANGELES, CA

4/14-present
Project and product management for corporate websites. Responsibilities included:

  • Coordinating a digital agency and internal stakeholders for website redesigns
  • Managing departmental NCQA accreditation responsibilities
  • Providing UX/UI design and best practices
  • Brand management
  • Hiring and managing junior staff
  • Managing timelines with multiple project management tools (Assembla, Basecamp, Producteev, Slack)
  • Process improvements

PRODUCT MANAGER 1
KAISER PERMANENTE
LOS ANGELES, CA
6/08-2/14:
Content architecture and administration for two websites using IBM WebSphere Portal and Interwoven Teamsite. Also project management work with staffs across more than eight states.

COPYWRITER
FISHBRAIN GRAPHIC DESIGN, LLC
LOS ANGELES, CA
9/07-3/08:
Contract work on website and marketing copy, boilerplate emails for customers, blurbs, et cetera.

AUDIO ENGINEER
SAHARA HOSPITALITY/THE PALMER ROOM
WEST LOS ANGELES, CA
7/07-2/08:

  • Setting up and running audio for performance venue
  • Setting up and running lights for performance venue
  • Managing sound and lights on a 32 channel Mackie board with six amplifiers, Carvin LC24 light board, four equalizers, projectors and televisions, an audio peak limiter and more

GENERAL MANAGER/HOST
STARLIGHT KARAOKE
TORRANCE, CA
9/04-7/09 (with ongoing relationship for private parties and special events)

  • Website, logo and graphic design
  • Desktop publishing (flyers, sign up sheets, brochures, et cetera)
  • Market research
  • Client relations
  • Media relations
  • Engineering and executing marketing campaigns
  • Transporting, setting up and breaking down audio equipment
  • Weekly hosting of karaoke shows

CONTRIBUTING EDITOR
UNDERGROUND ONLINE
NEW YORK, NY
1/04-1/06:
Weekly reviews of entertainment periodicals and maintaining an online archive of same.

MARKETING DIRECTOR/HOST
HOLLYWOOD KARAOKE
HOLLYWOOD, CA
12/03-9/04:

  • Logo and graphic design
  • Desktop publishing (flyers, sign up sheets, brochures, et cetera)
  • Market research
  • Media relations
  • Engineering and executing marketing campaigns
  • Transporting, setting up and breaking down audio equipment
  • Weekly hosting of karaoke shows

STAFF REPORTER
COMICBOOKRESOURCES.COM
STUDIO CITY, CA
10/03-Present:

  • Daily reporting on genre film development
  • weekly reviews of periodicals.

LIFESTYLES EDITOR
AOL DIGITAL CITY
SANTA MONICA, CA
3/02-1/03:

  • Responsible for daily updates on six category pages for America Online's local entertainment guide
  • Using Photoshop for image editing
  • Using Microsoft Access to coordinate content with other editors
  • Using Microsoft Office for everyday content management and editing
  • Writing reviews of area venues, creative essays describing local flavor, et cetera

EDITOR-IN-CHIEF
LOS ANGELES HERALD-DISPATCH (now defunct)
LOS ANGELES, CA
12/01-4/07:

  • Responsible for all editorial and layout responsibilities for weekly community newspaper
  • Using Photoshop, Quark XPress, FTP applications and email to create, edit and transfer files to printers in Tujunga

FREELANCE GRAPHIC DESIGNER
5/01-1/02:

  • On the Honda account, repurposed print layout files from Quark XPress to online formats using raw HTML, Adobe GoLive and Adobe Photoshop to reformat them for online presentation.
  • For Union Bank, used Adobe Illustrator 8 and Rocky Mountain Multimedia's Kiosk-In-A-Box software to create and update an interactive office listing kiosk for Union Bank's ecommerce division offices.
  • For University of Antioch Los Angeles, used raw HTML and Adobe Photoshop to edit and revise code for the redesign of their site.

SITE PRODUCER
DISNEY CHANNEL/SOAPNET.COM
BURBANK, CA

11/00-4/01:

  • Used MS Office apps to create Excel documentation of site progress and Word to create reports for senior management
  • Used raw HTML to do user experience design and page layout
  • Used Adobe Photoshop to repurpose print graphics for web use
  • Used FTP and web browsing software to create and maintain intranet site for project
  • Duties include coordinating staff and freelance talent in multiple locations (including developing production schedules for the whole project), processing approvals, asset acquisition and management, creative direction, and project management.

SENIOR PRODUCER
EHOBBIES.COM/NEXTPLANETOVER.COM (now defunct)
SANTA MONICA, CA

8/99-11/00:

  • Used Adobe GoLive and Bare Bones Software's BBEdit to do site updates in HTML on a daily basis
  • Used Adobe Photoshop to create and edit web graphics for ecommerce sites
  • Used BBEdit and Adobe Photoshop and GoLive to create web style guides encompassing API documentation on linking and image creation guidelines.
  • Used Kodak digital cameras to take product and demonstration shots for website and print usage
  • Supervised a staff of four web producers and five editors, maintaining both the eHobbies and NextPlanetOver e-commerce sites
  • Creative direction for all sites, including design work on cobranded magazines, promotional imagery and presentation, leaf level content of various types, photography (both direction and camera work)
  • Developing style guides and color schemes
  • Promotional and feature writing and editing
  • Daily HTML production work inside an ASP framework on both sites, handled integration of content and code at multiple levels.
  • Managed workplace integration of NextPlanetOver website when acquired by eHobbies, taking on all production responsibilities.

ONLINE ART DIRECTOR/MEDIA & TECHNICAL CONSULTANT
MADNESS MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS, LTD. (now defunct)
LOS ANGELES, CA

2/95-9/99:

  • Used BBEdit to create and update HTML for a variety of clients
  • Used MS Word to create and edit content for a variety of clients
  • Used Adobe GoLive and Photoshop on a daily basis to maintain client images and websites.
  • Repairing and configuring customer software on-site.
  • Managing payroll and personnel duties.
  • Supplying content for Vibe Magazine, MTV Online, and The Source.

INTERACTIVE PRODUCTION ARTIST
SAATCHI & SAATCHI LOS ANGELES
TORRANCE, CA

2/99-6/99:

  • Worked primarily in Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady, cropping product images, making web banners, scaling graphics and touching up images.
  • Worked in BBEdit to edit HTML for sections of Toyota consumer website, involving launch of Toyota Tundra and redesign for Toyota Insurance Services

ASSISTANT ONLINE EDITOR
STYLECLICK.COM (now defunct)
CULVER CITY, CA

10/98-1/99:

  • Used Adobe Photoshop to create and edit web graphics for ecommerce sites
  • Used Adobe GoLive and Bare Bones Software's BBEdit to do site updates in HTML on a daily basis
  • Used MS Word to create and edit content for website

INTERNET CONTENT SPECIALIST
CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®
LOS ANGELES, CA
7/97-9/98:

  • Used Adobe Photoshop to create and edit web graphics for ecommerce sites
  • Used Adobe GoLive and Bare Bones Software's BBEdit to do site updates in HTML on a daily basis
  • Manually created over 12,000 individual web pages for company web sites
  • Product manager for online product malls, servicing local Associations of REALTORS around the state
  • Technical writer for California Living Network Guidebook
  • Designed, wrote and produced REALTOR Media Center

COLUMNIST/MANAGING EDITOR
RapPages
Magazine/LFP, INC. (now defunct)
LOS ANGELES, CA
5/96 - 9/99:

  • Coordinated interviews with recording artists
  • Wrote and edited entertainment based journalism
  • Assigned stories for news and features sections
  • Using Quark Xpress, laid out pages for news section
  • Using Photoshop, scanned and edited images for use in publication
  • Managed invoices from freelancers
  • Created and presented proposal for online magazine, including researching server and traffic resources and doing wireframe sketches in HTML.

TECHNICAL SUPPORT REPRESENTATIVE
EARTHLINK NETWORK
, INC.
PASADENA, CA

1/97 - 5/97:

  • Answered user phone calls and emails for technical support for getting online and general computer usage
  • Technical writing of guides for users and tech support staff reference
  • Research duties involved maintaining the most recent utility software and knowing the uses therein

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT
CRYSTAL STAIRS, INC.
LOS ANGELES, CA

1/96-8/96:

  • Using ACT software, created contact database for development staff
  • Using Quark Xpress and Microsoft Publisher, provided publicity newsletters and brochures
  • Using Microsoft Word, performed mail merges for mass mailings

ASSISTANT EDITOR & STAFF WRITER
Image
Magazine (now defunct)
LOS ANGELES, CA
5/94 - 5/96:

  • Coordinated interviews with entertainers
  • Assigned stories for entertainment and lifestyles sections
  • Using Quark Xpress, provided page layouts
  • Using Photoshop, edited and scanned images for print publication
  • Features editing and writing

EDITORIAL ASSISTANT
Los Angeles Sentinel Newspaper
LOS ANGELES, CA

5/93 to 9/93:

  • Assisted section editors with research using libraries and archival material
  • Coordinated interviews with community members for news section
  • Page layout using Quark Xpress
  • Writing features and proofing copy.
  • Catalogued photos in file folders.
  • Process invoices and assist with general office responsibilities.

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