Douglas W. Faxon
email: dfx@sonic.net



 

Objective:

Production Supervisor / Technician in a manufacturing
company that can offer job diversity, growth and
advancement opportunities.
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Experience:

1997 - 2002        Motion Analysis Corporation       Santa Rosa, CA

 

 

Lead Technician, Production Department

     Normally responsible for pre-building, setup and QC of 3D Video Motion Capture
systems. Tested systems for data acquisition via both video and analog interfaces.
Worked directly with VP of Operations to track progress of multiple systems during
manufacturing process. Worked with others in my department to facilitate their
processes and effectively utilize resources.

     Developed manufacturing and test procedures. Created technical
documentation of manufacturing and test procedures.

     Conceptualized and designed products, product improvements, and working
environments for product support, demonstrations, and trade shows.

     Worked with Development Engineers and vendors designing new product line,
creating custom test assemblies and prototypes, measuring and
analyzing aspects of video system components and lighting equipment.

     Implemented policies and procedures that doubled production output. Also
started an effective recycling program enthusiastically supported by fellow
employees.

     Supervised and trained both temporary and permanent production personnel.

     Served company at trade shows as booth coordinator and as AV engineer.

     Responsible for 2000 move of company Production, Inventory, Purchasing and
Shipping / Receiving departments to offsite facility. Created floor plan layouts in
CAD program, designed Systems Test / Build Room, coordinated
move and installation of communications equipment with Pacific Bell Centrex
and private vendor.

 

 


1995-1997                    Self-employed                     Santa Rosa, CA

 

 

Web Developer/Consultant

     Served as Webmaster for CyberEdge Journal , a Sausalito-based VR trade
publication. Worked closely with chief editor and artist to design, update and
maintain company site.

Telecommunications Consultant/Technician

     Consulted with various clients to determine communications systems needs.
Specified systems and installed systems purchased through me by clients.
Maintained and upgraded existing systems for some clients.

 

 


19881995            Total Telephone Service    Cotati, CA

 

 

Lead Telecommunications Technician

     Customer Service representative for 4 North Bay counties. Installed, serviced
and programmed 1A2, EKT systems, PBX and associated peripheral equipment.
Certified on Northern Telecom Norstar PBX.

     Interviewed and trained new personnel.

     Developed new procedures for tracking and maintaining customer information.

 

 

 

 

Education:

19941999        Santa Rosa Junior College           Santa Rosa, CA

 

 

Courses including math, business management and Web development.

 

 

1997                  Superscape Training Center            Santa Clara, CA

 

 

Completed training course in Superscape VRT, a Virtual Reality authoring suite.

 

 

1992                       Dale Carnegie Course                  Santa Rosa, CA

 

 

Completed certificate course in Human Relations.

 

 

1981                     University of Sound Arts                  Hollywood, CA

 

 

Completed 9-month certificate course in audio engineering which included audio
electronics, acoustics, music production and recording engineering.

 

 

 

 

Additional Education:

Computer software and hardware technology since 1984. Experience in Adobe
Photoshop
, Microsoft Word, DeltaCad, Cakewalk Pro Audio, HTML, and various
multimedia software packages. Copious experience working in DOS, Windows
95/98 and Windows NT4, as well as a smattering of UNIX.

 

 

 

 

Interests:

Computer sciences, especially computer graphics and Virtual Reality, simulation,
and visualization technologies. Lifelong musician, composer and performer on a
variety of instruments. Hobbyist and experimenter in a variety of disciplines.

 

References Available Upon Request.