d'Entremont - Designer - West Pubnico, NS, Canada

Marcel d'Entremont

West Pubnico, NS, Canada

Services

Designer

Summary:

Experience designing print, graphic, web, multimedia, education...

Work History

Faculty Advisor - Applied Media and Communication Arts

Nova Scotia Community College

January 2012 - January 2012

This exploratory program prepares you for further study in communication and media arts by helping you identify your interests, passion, and strengths. You explore a wide range of applied arts disciplines – photography, graphic design, digital animation, printing, video, and audio production.

With a hands-on approach, you gain computer and software skills along with basic awareness of the technology and practices used in the applied arts field. In addition, you strengthen your oral and written communication abilities, develop critical thinking skills, and create a portfolio that demonstrates your work. Throughout the program you receive guidance and advice to help you progress and select areas for future study.

Faculty Advisor - IT Web Development

Nova Scotia Community College

August 2001 - June 2012

Teach now:
• Technical Communications
• Training Techniques
• Professional Development for IT
• Web Development (Face-to-face, Online and Blended)
• User Interface Design I
• User Interface Design II
• Help Desk & Customer Support
• Capstone Project
• Applied Portfolio II - Web Development
• Create and manage community service learning for students
• Manage MindSeed Design Project (joomla.mindseed.ca)
• Cartooning for kids
• Adobe CS5

Have taught:
• Introduction to Illustration
• Project Management
• Human Resources Management
• Programming: HTML, Javascript, DHTML
• Programming: Java - Introductory
• Programming: Java - Advanced
• Programming: PERL - CGI
• Multimedia Design I (Flash)
• Multimedia Design II (Director)
• Unix Fundamentals
• Unix Web Server Administration
• Computer Applications (Windows, MS Office)
• Adobe Photoshop
• Basic Photography

Owner/Designer

d'EntreMont Design

February 1994 - February 1994

Design and consult on print, web and multimedia design, marketing, advertising, merchandising, publications, signs... Clients include: Province of Nova Scotia, Municipality of Clare, Municipality of Argyle, South West Shore Development Authority (SWSDA), Congrès mondiale acadien 2004, Tri-County Reginal School Board (TCRSB), Conseil scolaire acadien provincial (CSAP), Le Conseil de développement économique de la Nouvelle-Écosse (CDÉNÉ), Tracy's Wood N Things, local museums, local businesses...

Fishing Captain

Pubnico Ledge Fisheries Ltd.

September 1981 - October 1993

Captain of M.V. Janet and Jamie & the M.V. Master Jamie

I started as deck hand, and within a year I was part-time captain. By the end, I was running a million dollar fishing vessel for the same person I had started with, Frank d'Entremont, co-owner Pubnico Ledge Fisheries Ltd. in Lower West Pubnico Nova Scotia. He was owner of the two vessels I run, The Janet and Jamie (42' fish dragger) and the Master Jamie (a one million dollar, 60 feet long, high capacity fish dragger, which I was involved in the planning, building and operating right from the beginning). I was one of the top fishers in Pubnico, with a fairness and even tempered reputation in a high stakes, high stress industry.

I hold a Fishing Master Class IV License and a Radiotelephone Operators Certificate. I was tasked with all the day-to-day operations of the business (except for bookkeeping and accounting) like making sure I maintained a crew of two or three people, boat was in proper working order and all equipment properly maintained, nets ready to fish, etc. I was also tasked with catching over a million pounds of fish per year, which I did and most times overrun. I was also making sure the monies, as handled by the fish plant accountant, were divided fairly and my employer, the fish plant, my crew and myself got paid fairly and in due time.

I left the fishing industry for several reasons; the most important one was being able to spend more time with my family. I had always enjoyed drawing and had been involved in mass media as a published cartoonist since 1977, so when the TAGS program came along, I applied and qualified for retraining. I am one of only a few in this area that used the TAGS program for what it was meant for, get people out of fishing and into other employment. I chose Business, Information Technology and Applied Arts.

Projects

Tri County Local Food Network

http://www.tricountylocalfoodnetwork.ca/

Faculty Learning College Portfolio

http://www.dentremont.ca

Skills

Education, Applied Arts, Information Technology, Business

Qualifications & Certifications

SAR

Master of Education (MEd)

University of Prince-Edward-Island

Diploma

Nova Scotia Community College

Bachelor

Athabasca University

Portfolio

Nova Scotia Community College

Diploma

Nova Scotia Community College

Diploma

Nova Scotia Community College

Certificate

Cisco Networking Academy

Diploma

Nova Scotia Community College

Diploma

Nova Scotia Community College

Certificate

Nova Scotia Community College

Certificate

Nova Scotia Community College

Certificate

YMCA of Yarmouth Entreprise Centre

Fishing Master

Department of Fisheries

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