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Kristi Wachter's Resume

Resume - Kristi Wachter

Kristi Wachter
2443 Fillmore St., #202
San Francisco, CA 94115


Contract positions in technical writing, high-level programming, and interface design.


  • B.A., Hispanic Studies, 1985, Monterey Institute of International Studies, Summa Cum Laude.
  • A.A., General Studies, 1984, College of Du Page, Dean's List, High Honors.
  • Diploma, 1982, Downers Grove South High School, Honor Role.


  • Web site migration. PeopleSoft, Inc., July 2002 - July 2003.
  • Technical writing, document conversion (HTML, PDF). PeopleCapital, Inc., June 2002 and September 2002.
  • Technical writing, document conversion, WebWorks Publisher HTML conversion, WinHelp help file creation. Personic Software, Inc., June 1998 - May 2002.
  • Technical writing, document conversion, web page design, Unix and CGI scripting. Silicon Graphics, Inc., October 1996 - July 1999.
  • Project management, online content creation, data and system design, contract negotiation, publicity and promotion, graphic design. Owner, Racer Records, June 1992 - present.
  • Web page design, web database interface, content creation. Word of Mouth Music, November 1997 - February 2000.
  • Freelance computer consulting and high-level programming. May 1989 - present.
  • Computer consulting; customer training; database design and programming; technical support. The Automation Group, Inc., June 1988 - May 1989.
  • HyperCard programming for an interactive training program. Independent consultant to Apple Computer, Inc., March 1988 - November 1988.
  • Marketing assistant. Working Software, Inc., July 1987 - December 1987.
  • Technical support; training and documentation for new employees; database programming and maintenance; reporting; administration, including tracking projects. CasadyWare Inc., March 1986 - July 1987.
  • Writing procedures manual; systems tutor; training of volunteers; database programming; data entry. Monterey Bay Aquarium, November 1984 - August 1986.


  • Technical writing, including proofreading and indexing
  • Web design, including HTML and Perl/CGI
  • High-level programming, including SuperTalk and HyperTalk
  • Database design, including FileMaker Pro and Panorama
  • Help files, including AppleGuide

Software Proficiency

  • Framemaker
  • Quark Xpress
  • Microsoft Word
  • FileMaker Pro
  • PageMaker
  • Photoshop
  • ClarisWorks
  • ... and many other programs


  • Foreign language study, including Spanish, French, German, Russian, and Italian
  • Songwriting

Please also see my partial list of projects.

This page was last updated on March 3, 2004 by Kristi Wachter.