jessica.pelasky

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hello. my name is

JESSICA PELASKY.

i am a content curator.
online adjunct.
instructional designer.
website designer. blogger.

i love coffee.

owned by a coton de tulear named shiloh.
Jessica Pelasky | Content Curator | Online Adjunct | Instructional Designer | Freelance Website Designer | Blogger
Jessica Pelasky | Content Curator | Online Adjunct | Instructional Designer

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Jessica Pelasky | Freelance Website Designer

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Jessica Pelasky | Blogger

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about.me

Top performing, highly-motivated, and results-oriented professional with over 20 years in the web design field and five years in E-learning, Higher Education environment. Dedicated self-starter with exceptional organizational skills who pays close attention to detail, with expertise in the areas of academic advising, course development, training/mentoring, and content curation. Thinks critically of tasks and provide suggestions on how to improve if needed. Creative with the ability to provide out-of-the-box ideas and solutions to support the development of learning materials. Team player with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills to easily and effectively interact with individuals at all levels with diverse backgrounds. Thrives when multi-tasking and pro-active in solving issues and problems on a real-time basis.

She has successfully completed both undergrad and graduate degrees via e-learning environments while also managing her own Freelance Web Design business by assisting various small businesses/individuals across the country with their own online brand; clients range from small to medium sized businesses/organizations such as up-and-coming recording artists, Broadway stars, actors, authors, churches/missionaries, state campgrounds, school districts and activities, medical offices, national organizations, as well as radio stations. Her Freelance webdesign business focuses on domain registration, website hosting, website design, and blogging services. Every project is unique and built from the ground up by using the latest techniques in web design.

She has always loved helping and being a part of individuals bettering themselves and learning new skills. Since 2013, she has maintained the positions of online adjunct/facilitator/instructional designer for various Certificate, Bachelors, and Masters programs. She has also been a part of Learning and Development departments for a global firm as a Content Curator Contractor. She is ready for whatever opportunities come her way!

When she is not dabbling in the online world, she loves to travel, spend time with her family, snuggle with her Coton de Tulear, watch an amazing movie, read a great book, and is an avid coffee lover!

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experience

JULY 2018 – PRESENT

CONTENT CURATOR CONTRACTOR,
PRICE WATERHOUSE COOPERS, LLC.

  • Help determine standards and guidelines for what makes quality content, and how to present it well
  • Review content to ensure it meets PwC standards
  • Support refresh of learning materials
  • Assist with user experience enhancements
  • Perform research requests
  • Project management for small projects as needed.
  • Assist with tagging, grouping, adding keyword to learning materials
  • Update and Maintain quality of database through regular quality checks
  • Data entry
AUGUST 1998 – PRESENT

FREELANCE WEBSITE DESIGNER/OWNER,
THE WHOLE SHEBANG

  • Design and develop information-based websites for various clients using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript while making sure designs were up-to-date with trends and technology.
  • Monitor domain purchases and hosting set up for various accounts.
AUGUST 2013 – DECEMBER 2013

ONLINE INSTRUCTOR, ANTONELLI COLLEGE ONLINE:
GRAPHIC DESIGN PROGRAM

Instructed, evaluated and graded students' assignments via provided course material in subject matters of:

  • Advanced HTML
  • Search Engine Optimization & Web Promotion
  • Web Database Design
  • Web Layout II
  • Web Publishing & Hosting Techniques
JANUARY 2014 – MAY 2018

ONLINE ADJUNCT LECTURER, UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA:
COLLEGE OF JOURNALISM:
WEB DESIGN AND ONLINE COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM

  • Plan, evaluate, and revise curricula, course content, course materials, and methods of instruction
  • Prepare course materials such as syllabi, lectures, homework assignments, quizzes, projects, discussions, and handouts.
  • Incorporate media and interactive learning tools when appropriate to enhance learning.
  • Prepare and deliver live lectures to graduate students via Adobe Connect on topics such as History of the Internet/Web Design; HTML5/CSS3/jQuery; and Web Design stages: Sketching, Wireframes, Mockups, etc.
  • Evaluate and grade students' assignments and projects.
  • Responsible for overseeing the creative direction and project management associated with the development of the program’s Student Showcase website.
Instructor Mentor
  • Mentored and supported new instructors and Teacher Assistants
Instructional Design
  • Assess, design and develop "learner-focused" instructional materials including modules, self-paced study, and multimedia solutions for an online learning environment.
  • Effectively integrate Quality Matters standards into course design.
  • Manage the development of online courses from conceptualization through production, including the management of all subject matter experts.
  • Develop and communicate design 12-16 module courses and production schedules.

education

OCTOBER 2011 - APRIL 2013

MASTER OF ARTS IN EDUCATION:
ADULT EDUCATION AND TRAINING,
UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX

  • Specializing in E-learning
SEPTEMBER 2002 - MAY 2008

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE:
WEB DEVELOPMENT AND DESIGN,
CHAMPLAIN COLLEGE

  • Dean's List

top.skills

  • User Experience/User Interface Design
  • Course Development
  • Project Management
  • Content Curation
  • Research/Feedback/Support
  • HTML5/CSS3/JavaScript/jQuery
  • Google Suite/Microsoft Office/Adobe Creative Cloud
  • LMS: Blackboard, Canvas, Sakai, WebCT
  • GoToMeeting, Zoom, WebX, Adobe Connect
  • Live Online Instructing

contact

Mansfield, Ohio

419.961.0583

jessica.pelasky@gmail.com

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