Robin Sease

(415) 260-0551 | gmail: robinsease| LinkedIn Profile


With Eyes Closed:
  • Website Development
    • HTML, XHTML, and accessibility concerns
    • CSS
    • JavaScript, Ajax
    • XML, XSLT, XPath, XML Schema
    • Dreamweaver
  • Curriculum Development
  • Classroom Training
  • Computer Support for Mac OSX and Windows XP
  • Qualitative Usability Research and Analysis
  • Project management
With Eyes Open and Reference Handy:
  • Website Development
    • PHP/MySQL
    • Perl
    • ColdFusion
    • XSLFO
  • Quantitative Research Analysis


Senior Trainer & Curriculum Specialist
AcademyX, San Francisco, CA
August 2000 - Present

  • Lead a variety of hands-on computer training courses in web development technologies including
    • HTML
    • CSS
    • Dreamweaver
    • Introduction to Programming
    • Javascript
    • Ajax
    • XML
    • XSLT
  • Certified Adobe Instructor of Dreamweaver
  • Awarded overall best instructor of 2007
  • Author training materials for HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Dreamweaver, XML, XSLT and other XML languages

Co-founder & Principal Developer
loculus web architecture, Berkeley, CA
July 2000 - December 2001

  • Provided start to finish web development services with emphasis on accessibility for a variety of clients
  • Projects required information design, content editing & organization, user interface design, graphic design, HTML, XSL, XML & Javascript development
  • Offered training services in HTML, Javascript, XML, and CSS
  • Training included regular classes at AcademyX and Bay Area Video Coalition

Creative Development Director
iMind education systems, Mill Valley, CA
September 1999 - June 2000

  • Managed 4 person creative team of developers and designers
  • Interfaced with Product Directors & Marketing to develop use-cases, determine requirements, and create specifications documents
  • Implemented specifications employing appropriate technology & design - HTML/XSL/JSP
  • Collaborated with Engineering to architect XML specifications, develop DTD, and implement XSL
  • Responsible for creation of XML documents, training staff to work in XML, and developing administrative interfaces for web based data-entry

New Media Manager
University of California San Francisco, Public Affairs, San Francisco, CA
January 1997 - August 1999

  • Guided a small team in the redesign and overhaul of the primary UCSF website
  • Lead developer on implementation of the university's first online daily, Daybreak
  • Coordinated the efforts of UCSF departmental web developers by offering training to new employees in HTML, CSS, JavaScript & graphics optimization
  • Singularly responsible for establishing regular university wide meetings of various department web developers, providing available templates and training to the university web workers, and offering outreach to departments seeking to establish a website

Other Relevant Employment

Marketing Product Manager
McGraw-Hill Home Interactive, South San Francisco, CA
August 1995 - December 1996

  • Acted as marketing lead on the company website
  • Coordinated a small team to develop an educational website geared to kids 8-14

Serials Procurement Specialist
Indiana University Libraries, Bloomington, IN
August 1990 - July 1995

  • Responsible for all serials orders and cancellations for multi-library, multi-campus system


University of Washington
Master's of Library and Information Science (will graduate December 2008)

Indiana University
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Bachelor of Arts, English


Sease, R. (in publication). Metaphor's Role in the Information Behavior of Humans Interacting with Computers. Information Technology and Libraries: (to be published in December 2008 or February 2009 issue)

Huddleston, R. (2007). XML. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley Publishing, Inc. (Technical Editor)

AcademyX Hands-On Computer Training Curricula including:

  • Introduction HTML
  • Advanced HTML
  • CSS Fundamentals
  • CSS Advanced
  • Introduction to Programming
  • Programming with JavaScript
  • Dreamweaver Fundamentals
  • Intermediate Dreamweaver
  • Dreamweaver Advanced
  • XML Fundamentals
  • XML Schema
  • XSLT


contact information available upon request

  • Stephen Fraga, CEO, AcademyX
  • Dr. Steve Thompson, Former VP of Education, iMind
  • Jeff Miller, Director of Publications, UCSF Public Affairs
  • Aaron Calhoun, Owner, MediumK

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