About

Lorene Anderson Design is a woman-owned, graphic & web design business based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A graduate of UC Berkeley with an MFA in Painting, Lorene is a freelance web & graphic designer who develops, designs and builds websites and print materials for a diverse array of clients, from national non-profit organizations to San Francisco galleries and artists. Partial client list includes: American Cancer Society, BravaMD clinics, Oakland Museum of California, Braunstein/Quay Gallery, BradLoans, Scott Richards Contemporary Art. Lorene worked as web manager at the Oakland Museum of California and assistant designer at the Berkeley Art Museum prior to founding Lorene Anderson Designs in 2005.

If you need a new website, a website re-design, blog, eNewsletter, or an easy to use content management system, Lorene Anderson Design can assist you in defining your objectives to create an attractive, functional and dynamic web presence.

Lorene maintains her studio practice and exhibits her paintings and drawings nationally and internationally.

Experience

Twelve years in web design, web management, graphic design, branding
Hands-on skills include HTML, XHTML, CSS, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Acrobat, Fireworks,
InDesign. Experience with Content Management Systems, Media software such as Flash and Quicktime
Comfortable using Mac and PC platforms.

Freelance Work

Lorene Anderson Design, 2005–present

Conceptualize, develop, design, and build websites and print materials for a diverse array of clients, from
national non-profit organizations to San Francisco galleries. Clients include: American Cancer Society,
Braunstein/Quay Gallery, Cain Schulte Contemporary Art, Scott Richards Contemporary Art

Staff Positions

Oakland Museum of California, Oakland, CA, 1994–2005

Senior Web Manager 2004–2005
Coordinated, maintained and managed website content with marketing department
Directed volunteers and interns on website and digital projects
Managed website redesign (not implemented due to museum budget cutbacks)
Wrote RFP to create a website according to latest web standards
Implemented website user survey to improve user accessibility and site navigation
Managed content projects and microsites
Encouraged web content development
Facilitated museum web committee
Helped initiate technology plan for the museum
Co-wrote digitization policies for museum
Webmaster (part-time), 1999–2004
Maintained website: edited, added, laid out information, scanned/optimized images for web
Initiated and designed museum intranet
Advised staff on technical issues, guide and advise on web and tech related projects
Curatorial Assistant (part-time), 1998–1999
Edited, designed exhibition labels, text panels, signage
Edited text, secured images for two major museum catalogues
Preparator (part-time), 1994–1998
Prepared and installed exhibitions, museum displays
Handled museum specimens and art objects for exhibitions, research and teaching
Assisted Curators in the maintenance of collections

Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive, U. C. Berkeley, CA, 1995–2001

Assistant Designer (part-time), 1999–2001
Edited, designed, and laid out brochures, museum calendar, signage, labels
Scanned and prepared images for print
Preparator (part-time), 1995–1999
Prepared and installed exhibitions, museum displays
Handled museum specimens and art objects for exhibitions, research and teaching
Assisted Curators in the maintenance of collections

SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA, 1995–1999

Preparator (part-time)
Prepared and installed exhibitions, museum displays
Handled museum specimens and art objects for exhibitions, research and teaching
Assisted Curators in the maintenance of collections

Exit Right, Production Artist, 1999–2000

Edited and laid out content for publications, magazines for graphic design firm

Education

M.F.A., University of California, Berkeley, 1990
B.F.A., Miami University, Oxford, Ohio (cum laude), 1988, Minor: French

Professional Organizations

Museum Computer Network
MCN Web Committee (redesign MCN website)
MCN California Special Interests Group
San Francisco Women on the Web

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