Danica Nuccitelli
149 Montecito, #203
Oakland, CA 94610
(510) 268-3648
danica@mills.edu

Skills

Operating systems: Familiar with DOS/WIN, OS/2, Mac to OS9, Unix including IRIX and Linux.
Human Languages: English, French, Spanish.
Computing languages: HTML to 4.0, Dynamic HTML (DHTML). Familiar with Javascript, BASIC, Java, and CGI/Perl.
Software: Adobe Photoshop to 4.0, America Online to 3.0, ClarisWorks, Corel Word, Fetch, Filemaker Pro, GraphicConverter, GifConverter, Microsoft Excel to 98, Microsoft Internet Explorer to 4.5, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Works to 98, NCSA Mosaic, NCSA Telnet, Netscape Navigator and Communicator to 4.08, Notepad, qmail, SimpleText, StuffIt, TeachText, Windows to 95, WordPerfect to 6.0, and Zterm.

World Wide Web Work

Net.Spider Productions Designed and coded site, using CSS tricks but checking for readability on browsers from Netscape to MSIE to Lynx. Searched for online information from mp3s to macquariums, developing own search techniques to find pictures, misquotes, and other information not readily available through simple text searches.

Open Directory Project Category Editor Searched the web for relevant sites; categorized them according to the ODP hierarchy (people, organizations, various specific topics); reviewed new sites; updated listings with visitors' suggestions; sought out websites with underrepresented content for diversity and balance.

NeoFeminism.Com Part of HTML coding team; created half of the content for the initial site; advertised on nineteen search engines and web directories; bug-checked site and corrected errors; copy-edited content.

incite! Recreated links page: Researched activist groups by country and state; organized them by location, then by goal, then alphabetically by name; coded links page; --> wrote and formatted content for the page. Formatted Youth Lobby Day site; designed layout; created gifs for logo and to enliven site; tested on Netscape and text-based browsers.

FIRE: a web site for pagan activism Searched web and asked Fire members for submissions; archived group's mailing list; arranged for free guestbook; publicized group's site and activities; designed site map; used tables to space front page and keep newcomers reading; tested for easy download time and accessibility from all browsers.

The Unofficial AOL X-Files Sim Page: currently offline for relocation. Designed layout, using frames and forms; contacted sim members for content and links; searched for and created new gifs.

The IRC X-Files Sim Page: currently offline for relocation. Designed forms for site; used frames, tables and forms in layout; contacted sim members for content and links; searched for and created new gifs; investigated links to AOL sim and how they could be used in the page.

Excites: a leadership program for K-6 science teachers. Taking pictures of children's scientific experiments and using GifBuilder to turn them into animated gifs; designed layout and color scheme differentiating each section of site but connecting them by using similar structures; took pre-created logo for site and made it into an imagemap with text links for less capable browsers; used invisible tables to space text for easier comprehension.

Employment Experience

  • Listserv Operator, incite!: San Francisco, CA, March 98-ongoing.
      Add and remove members from mailing list; maintain qmail alias; coordinate online communication among incite!'s volunteers.
  • Administrative Assistant, Genentech: South San Francisco, CA, Summer 99.
      Transcribed tapes on database design, xeroxed files, organized computer filing system.
  • Phoneathon Member, Associated Alumnae of Mills College: Oakland, CA, Jan. 98-Jan. 00.
      Call alumnae to update records; fundraise for our Million for the Millennium program; encourage post-graduate participation in the Mills community.
  • Web Author, Mills College Information Technical Services: Oakland, CA, Fall 96-Fall 97.
  • Web Design/Publicist, FIRE: Oakland, CA, Winter 1996-ongoing.
      Maintained web site; archived discussion list; monitored group actions; was responsible for outlining and implementing action around human rights violations; navigated online, print, and television media to gather information for group; publicized web site; instigated and maintained contact with similar groups worldwide.
  • Administrative Assistant, University of California at Davis: Davis, CA, Winter 1996.
      Hired to help with departmental move; created charts, organized databases, sorted mail, directed furniture and equipment movers, answered phones, networked with different departments. Used Excel, Netscape, Word, and Eudora.


    Created by danica@mills.edu Maintained by Aidan Nuccitelli Updated February 4, 2000.