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Peter Sheerin’s Résumé

PO Box 4598
Foster City, CA 94404
(415) 298-7383

Objective:

A high-level editorial position covering CAD, 3D graphics, or other interesting and advanced computer technology, with the ability to evangelize advanced technology and interoperability.

My overarching goal is to achieve greater recognition and influence in the computer industry than I presently have, with a particular emphasis promoting advanced capabilities and ease-of-use.

Experience:

2005–2006 Hamstop.com & Saratoga Amateur Radio Products
(San Jose, CA)

2003–2004 Product Review Editor, Game Developer magazine,
Editor, Gamasutra.com (San Francisco, CA)

1999–2003 Senior Technical Editor, CADENCE magazine (San Francisco, CA)

  • Refocused CADENCE magazine reviews on encouraging vendors to make better products.

1992–1999 Technical Editor CADENCE magazine (San Francisco, CA)

  • Speaking and teaching engagements at Autodesk University, VESA Display Interfaces Forum, and A/E/C Systems.
  • Helped launch Autodesk University, defining sessions and selecting instructors
  • Wrote monthly columns relating to AutoCAD usage
  • Responsible for assigning and conducting product reviews
  • Created magazine’s first e-commerce feature (subscription orders)
  • Launched first version of CADENCE Web site
  • Helped launch quarterly AutoCAD Tech Journal

1988–1992 CAD Expert for Wilsey & Ham civil engineers (Foster City, CA)

  • Contributing author for Using AutoCAD Release 12, Que Publishing
  • Handled data conversions between different CAD and computer systems, including aerial photogrammetry data, and conversion to Calif. DOT specification and CAD standards
  • Hardware and software installation and support
  • Installed graphics terminals in remote office connected through leased digital line and multiplexers to our PDP-11, teaching myself how to do all of this from scratch
  • Installed the company’s first CAD network
  • AutoCAD drafting and training
Personal Interests/Hobbies
  • Gadgets of all kinds, PDAs, programming, Web design and authoring, reading sci-fi and technical material, and amateur radio (K6WEB)


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