peter altenberg : resume


University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
December 1986 Bachelor of Arts in Music



InDesign, QuarkXPress, FrameMaker, LaTeX,
Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Keynote, PowerPoint, MS Word,
Fontographer, Mathematica, Dreamweaver, Flash, ImageReady



Envision Technology Marketing Group, San Jose, CA
Production Artist/Traffic Manager, 12/06–11/07

  • Layout and production as well as illustrations and and some design for many types of materials: Data Sheets, White Papers, Brochures, Flyers, Banners, Web pages, At-A-Glance sheets, etc. Using the standard production software: InDesign, Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Dreamweaver. As Traffic Manager managed projects, printing and delegating projects to contractors.

AltenbergWorks, San Francisco, CA
Founder, 8/90–present

  • Graphic design, typesetting, and illustration business.
    Clients include: Addison-Wesley, Prentice Hall, Academic Press, John Wiley & Sons, Springer-Verlag, Miller Freeman Publications, MacWeek, SunWorld, New Media.

Miller Freeman Publications, San Francisco, CA
Production Editor/Art Director, 1/92-1/97

  • Production editor for The Mathematica Journal; responsibilities include production of a quarterly publication produced with QuarkXPress, Illustrator, Photoshop, MathType and TeX on Macintosh Computers.

Wolfram Research, Inc., Champaign, IL
Production Artist, 5/89–10/90

  • Designed and produced software manuals for Mathematica; created technical illustrations for manuals, newsletters, and ads; completed mechanicals; designed icons for the Macintosh, MS-Windows, and NeXT; produced Mathematica graphics for Mathematica book, packaging, advertisements, and brochures; and provided technical support for Macintosh software.

Publication Services, Inc., Champaign, IL
Illustrator, 10/88–5/89

  • Drew technical illustrations for college text books using Adobe Illustrator. Designed fonts. Typeset textbook pages and designed textbook covers.

LaserType, Inc., Champaign, IL
Production Artist, 7/88–10/88

  • Produced computer generated graphics and layouts for flyers, forms, newsletters, and resumes; provided technical support for Macintosh users.

Lanzhou University, Peoples Republic of China
English Teacher, 9/87–3/88

  • English teacher at Lanzhou University.