Eleanor Johnson (M.Sc.)

Postal address

PO Box 990260
Kibler Park 2053
South Africa

Phone /fax: +27 (0) 11 948-9992

Cell : 082 442 0453

Residential address

Plot 13
Winford Agric. Holdings
Gauteng, South Africa

Email: pcfriend1000@yahoo.com


Profile

My thesis for a Masters of Science introduced me to computer programming. I specialized thereafter in the PC environment, programming for sports events, designing and implementing turnkey applications for business, training groups on applications and writing a manual for stock market analysis software. I became interested in web design in 1997 and have taken courses and completed a number of sites myself.

  • Web site development
    • HTML
    • FrontPage
    • JavaScript
    • CSS
    • FTP
    • Dreamweaver
    • Home Site
  • Graphics
    • Corel Photopaint
    • Corel Draw
    • Paint Shop Pro
  • Technical writing
    • MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • Software manuals
    • Stock Exchange Analysis software
  • Training others in
    • MS Office
    • Lotus
    • Corel 7&8
  • Background in programming
    • Pascal
    • Natural Adabas
    • Dbase II and III
    • Fortran

See below for a skills evaluation table.


Professional Experience

PC Friend (Sole prop.)
Website Developer & Consultant

March 2001 - Present

Riverbend / eLearning
Contract HTML coder

Sept 2000 - March 2001

Contract work for two ISPs as webmaster on about 15 sites, updating, editing, redesigning, under the name of PC Friend

HTML Coding University degree courses for distance leaning company.

PC Friend (Sole prop.)
Website Developer & Consultant

1998 - Sept 2000

Designed, developed and implemented the following sites, all of which are linked from the demo page on the PC Friend site at http://users.iafrica.com/d/da/dasart/pcfriend/

Community Leader at Geocities/Yahoo, an online volunteer group which provides help to new homesteaders of Geocities.

Together with my husband, organised an exhibition of 13 South African artists, which traveled to Los Angeles and Mexico.  During 1999 I traveled with my children to attend one of the openings, and toured thereafter to Canada.


WEN World Equity Network

1997 - 1998

Job description included :

  • Personal Assistant to the Director
  • Technical (software manual) writer
  • Running the subscription debit order list.

During this period at WEN the debit order list grew from a value of R3,000 p.m. to over R50,000 p.m. and all aspects of developing and maintaining the database of subscribers were under her direction.

Reason for leaving : Promised training in Web design did not materialise, so I left to pursue it myself.


Temping with Couzens and Kelly Girls

1995 - 1996

Completed assignments at

  • Gencor
  • Gold Fields Laboratories
  • Edgars
  • Afrox
  • Cross training on MS Word, and World Perfect

Three companies requested me to join them on a permanent basis.


PC Friend (Sole prop.)
Contracting from home office

1987 - 1995

Contracts included :

  • Providing training courses on DOS and Lotus (multiple groups)
  • Rewriting a software manual for stock exchange analysis software
  • Completed Focus Basic and Focus Application Integration Technique courses
  • Corel image making and typesetting for a graphic artist
  • JSE share analysis
  • running the books of a small manufacturing business

Robert Bosch (Pty) Ltd

1986 - 1987

Solely in charge of all the PCs (numbering about 50). Responsible for PC Systems Development and reported directly to the Systems Development Manager.

Duties included

  • Analysis of user requirements
  • Design and programming using Lotus, Dataease, DBase III, Harvard Graphics, Word Perfect, Multimate
  • System Documentation
  • User training & support
  • Production of presentation graphics

Whilst at Robert Bosch, I designed, programmed and implemented :

  • Personnel Department - turnkey salary system
  • Factory Sales Division - market share analysis system
  • Department of Manpower - four day training program
  • Provided multiple training courses for up to 10 people at a time
    • Lotus
    • DOS.

Attended and completed outside training courses in:

  • Natural Adabas : Concepts & Facilities
  • Natural Applications : Workshops.

Education & Credentials

Currently enrolled for a 2 year correspondence course Web Programming - Java, C, C++, VB etc.

JavaScript I & II : HTML Writers' Guild 2000

HTML 4.0 : HTML Writers' Guild 2000

Web site design diploma : K-Net. 1997

M.Sc. (Zoology) : University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg. 1984

B.Sc. Honours (Zoology) : University of Natal, Pietermartizburg. 1980

B.Sc. : University of Natal, Pietermaritzburg. 1979

 

High school record : 1972/6  Sussex, U.K.

3 GCE A Levels : Biology, Geography, Art

8 GCE O Levels Biology Geography Art Mathematics, Advanced Maths,
Physics, English Language, English Literature

 
EXPERIENCE & SKILLS
LEVEL
DESCRIPTION
1
Had appropriate training only
2
Limited practical experience
3
Solid practical experience
4
Well versed; extensive experience
5
Expert; extensive experience

TYPE

Months

Level

Last used

Applications
Dreamweaver

4

2

2001
Home Site

2

1

2001
Paint Shop Pro

4

2

2001
FrontPage

30

4

2001

GIF Animator

24

3

2000

Corel 7/8

24

3

2001
MS Office 2000

24

3

2001
Lotus Smart Suite

120

5

2001
Powerpoint

6

2

1996
Harvard Freelance

6

2

1987
Operating systems
Windows 2000 6 2 2001
Window 98

24

3

2001

Windows 95

36

3

1998

Windows 3.1

24

3

1995

DOS

132

3

1995

DBMS
Dbase II & III

12

2

1986

Dataease

24

3

1988

MS Access

6

2

2000

Packages
MS Office

24

3

2001

Lotus Smart Suite

120

5

2001

Languages
HTML

24

3

2001

JavaScript

2

2

2000

Pascal

12

2

1984

Natural Adabas

1

1

1987

Fortran

12

2

1984

INTERNET   TECHNOLOGY
HTML

24

3

2001

Dreamweaver

4

2

2001

Home Site

2

1

2001

Paint Shop Pro

6

1

2001

JavaScript

2

2

2000

MS FrontPage

30

4

2001

FTP

30

3

2001

GIF Animator

24

3

2000

Job Description

HTML coder Web

6

4

2001

Programmer Web dev

30

3

2001

Analyst Programmer Web dev

30

3

2000

Systems Analyst Web dev

30

3

2000

Developer Web dev

30

3

2001

Trainer DOS, Windows, Lotus

12

3

1987

DBA Dataease and DbaseIII

12

2

1987