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Jeff Stern 631-942-6368 Ÿ 9 Club House Court, Setauket, NY, 11733 Ÿ Ÿ @jeff_stern

Professional Experience


Code and Theory Ÿ New York, NY

Elon University Ÿ Elon, NC

User Experience Intern, May 2012 – August 2012

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Planned and designed the user experience of websites and applications through ideation, documentation and prototyping Clients include high-profile names in the publishing, entertainment and retail industries and promising young startups

The Pendulum Student News Organization Ÿ Elon, NC

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Online Managing Editor, Jan 2011 – Present Multimedia Editor, Sept 2010 – Dec 2010 • • •

Oversee and serve as a liaison between the weekly print edition, website and web show Train and manage an online team of 10 students and communicate with a total newspaper staff of more than 40 Create unique and award-winning video and interactive content

University Relations Ÿ Elon, NC Web Development/Design Assistant, Sept 2011 – Present •

Help maintain content on university's official website with HTML, CSS, JavaScript and graphics
 and by corresponding with faculty

Teaching & Learning Technologies Ÿ Elon, NC Video Production Instructor, August 2011 – May 2012 •

Trained students and School of Communications faculty members on video editing software, such as Final Cut Pro X and Motion, through weekly workshops and individual sessions

Freelance Project Experience Web and Video Production Ÿ 2008 – Present • Work with and create web & video products for professional companies, non-profit organizations and individuals • Clients include Karian Garlic Farms, N.C. Open Government Coalition, Rocketeer (film), Elon Student Television and Three Village Central School District • A portfolio is available online at

Recognition Online News Association, September 2012 Selected member for the ONA 2012 Student Newsroom Elon University School of Communications, April 2012 James F. Hurley Legacy Scholarship The Pendulum, October 2011 ACP 1st Place, Best of Show: Online News Site, Small School Pacemaker Finalist for an Online News Site Invictus Yearbook, April 2011 National Pacemaker for a Digital Yearbook

Class of 2014, GPA: 3.84 B.S. in Information Science B.A. in Communications Broadcast & New Media Communication Fellows Honors Program Lumen Scholar, one of 15 recipients of university’s premier research award

Research Ÿ May 2012 - May 2014 “Exploring user engagement with interactive media through design and analysis of digital magazines” Study Abroad Ÿ Jan 2013 “From Gutenberg to the Web” London, Prague, Germany

Online Classes Ÿ • • •

Human-Computer Interaction (Stanford University) Internet History, Technology and Security (U. Michigan) Introduction to Sociology (Princeton University)

Skills Design: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, InDesign, OmniGraffle, video editing Development: Java EE, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP/MySQL, Communication: UX research, data analytics/analysis, project management, presentation skills

Interests Media and technology literacy, democratization of education and information, content-inspired design, documentary filmmaking, Pixar movies, forensic science and geocaching

Jeff Stern Resume - September 2012  

Jeff Stern Resume - September 2012

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