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Contact Information

Arlo Midgett
PO Box 210228
Auke Bay, AK 99821

Home: 907.790.2756
Cell: 907.321.4033
Work: 907.465.6375


Employment History

October 2000 to Present
Digital Media Specialist, UAS-J Digital Media Services. This position provides support for the development of faculty and student technology skills. Maintains media center MAC and PC/NT computer systems. Develops and maintains departmental web site and distance education components. Works with faculty and graduate students to publish materials to various media and to web sites. Supervision of student assistants in performing day-to-day production tasks in the Media Center.
Contact: Michael Ciri (907) 465-6570.

September 2000 to Present
Adjunct Faculty, UAS-J Physical Education classes. Instructor for PE-104, Ultimate Frisbee. Classes involve teaching 10-20 students in the finer arts of a non-contact, team-based disc sport.
Contact: Beth Weigel (907) 465-6282.

September 2000 to May 2001
Adjunct Faculty, UAS-J Language and Culture of Venezuela course. Coordinated a 30-day visit to the country of Venezuela for 10 Spanish students. Duties included helping to organize daily events while in Venezuela as well as teaching some classes.
Contact: Rick Bellagh (907) 465-6432.

June 2000 to September 2000
Shepherd, United States of America. This position provided support and guidance for 4-8 sheep. Duties included the care and feeding of said sheep as well as 13 Australian Sheepdogs.
Contact: Arlo Midgett [self-employed] (907) 790-2756

September 1999 to May 2000
Production Technician, UAS-J Media Services. Responsible for the maintenance and operation of six Mac and NT multimedia workstations and a few laptop computers. Duties include installation of hardware and software, troubleshooting, and training of students. faculty and staff in their use.
Contact: Susan Warner (907) 465-6514.

March 1999 to October 1999
Digital Audio and Graphic Artist, UAS-J. Responsible for the quality digitization of hundreds of audio clips and the clean-up and restoration of digital USGS maps. Components were later used in the construction of a Java-based, Tlingit place name preservation grant. Position expanded to include videography and digital video editing.
Contact: Tom Thornton (907) 465-6457.

March 1998 to December 1998
Video Production Technician, Children of the World. Originally hired as an online video editor, the position grew to encompass such duties as purchase recommendation, web page design, miscellaneous videography, and computer hardware and software troubleshooting.
Contact: Michael Pierce (907) 790-6150.

September 1997 to December 1999
General Production Manager, UAS-J Whalesong, Student Newspaper. Responsible for assembling and coordinating the production of an eight- to twenty-page, bi-weekly, student newspaper. Duties included the gathering and preparation of advertisements, stories, and photos, then printing and delivering the master sheets to the printing press.
Contact: Kirk McAllister (907) 465-6473.

October 1995 to December 1998
Student Assistant IV, UAS-J, Media Services. Responsible for assisting people personally or on the phone in such tasks as camcorder training, editing, titling, digital video production, CD-ROM burning, and tape dubs.
Contact: Susan Warner (907) 465-6514.


1994-1999 -- University of Alaska Southeast, Juneau, Alaska

· Bachelor's degree in Liberal Arts (Emphases in Spanish and Music)
· Master's degree in fun-gineering

Audio/Video Experience

Extensive knowledge of high end consumer and "prosumer" audio and video equipment including VCRs, television sets, stereo systems, camcorders, patchbays, mixers and switchers.

Working knowledge of industrial equipment including 3/4" VTRs and editors and dockable cameras.

Familiarity with the DVD, miniDV format, and IEEE 1394 (Firewire).

Two years of high school level electronics experience.

Knowledge of video composition.

Audio/Video Experience

Working knowledge of MS-DOS, VAX/VMS, HTML, UNIX, Windows 3.x, Windows '95, '98, ME, Windows NT & 2000, and the Macintosh Operating System.

Thirteen years of online experience and Internet access through the University of Alaska Computer Network. Familiarity with Usenet, FTP, Netscape Communicator, and most other aspects of the WWW.

Working knowledge of the operation of the Atari 2600, Colecovision, and the Nintendo 8-bit gaming systems. I can also install "PC games" on my home computer.

Extensive knowledge of PageMaker 6.5, Premiere 6.0, LightWave 3D 5.6, Fractal Design Painter 5, PhotoShop 6, Elastic Reality, Adaptec Toast, DVDVirtuoso, Truevision's Targa 2000 & 1000 video capture cards, WordPerfect 6.0 for Windows, Newtek's Video Toaster (Amiga), Canon's XL-1 and Sony's VX-1000 miniDV camcorder and IEEE 1394 "firewire" capture cards (DVRex, Amber).

Working knowledge of After Effects 5, Dreamweaver 4, Sound Forge 5, ImageReady 2.0, Cleaner 5, and MS Office 2000.

General knowledge of Local Area and Wide Area network theory (especially with respect to Ethernet and AppleTalk networks).