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Associations/Organizations

Member of the Agile Alliance

Member of the International Institute of Business Analysis (IIBA)

Emeritus member of WaSP (Web Standards Project)

Education

University Of Kansas
Overland Park, KS
Graduated: December 2007
Major: Master of Business Administration (MBA)
GPA: 3.9


University Of South Florida
Tampa, FL
Graduated: May 2000
Majors: BA in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences (Anthropology and Sociology) and in History
Minor: English (composition)
GPA: 3.97, graduated summa cum laude

Computer Skills and Knowledge


Programming and Markup Languages

Software

Platforms

Past Projects

anitrapavka.com
My professional site featured a blog of Web accessibility and usability news and commentary.


iSQL-Viewer
For over three years, I was the Webmaster and Editor for iSQL-Viewer, an open-source database software project.

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Resume

Contact Anitra Pavka

Email: <anitra at anitrapavka dot com>
Anitra's LinkedIn profile
Twitter: @apavka
Current Location: Tampa, FL

Publications and Technical Editing

Speaking Engagements

Past Events

SXSW Interactive 2008 (Austin, TX)
Targeting Your Web Site: Accessibility Litigation Update panel:
Mike Wasylik and I discussed how recent court decisions expose website owners to liability for lack of accessibility and ways to protect yourself.

SXSW Interactive 2004 (Austin, TX)
Accessing Multimedia: The Object of My Perception panel:
Panel of experts that discussed alternative methods to deliver media content to those with disabilities or using mobile device browsers. My presentation covered multimedia on handheld mobile devices.

SXSW Interactive 2003 (Austin, TX)
Website Demo (Review) panel:
Panel of experts that reviewed audience-submitted websites. I evaluated site usability and accessibility.

Experience

Business Analyst

01/2011 - Present
Arbitration Forums (Tampa, FL)


Systems Analyst Consultant at ES&S (Election Systems and Software)

Project: March 2010 - August 2010
Short-term contract to write formal use cases and develop data entry forms in Java for election software.


eCommerce Project Manager Contractor

Projects: May 2008 - October 2009
Orchard Brands (Hillsboro, OR)
Long-term contract covered 2 consecutive projects and the re-launch of 7 retail eCommerce sites.


Usability / Information Architect Contractor

Project: May 2008 - July 2008
Daimler Trucks North America (Freightliner) (Portland, OR)
Short-term contract to analyze and improve the usability of the IT department's Intranet.


Project Analyst - Sourcing Operations

11/2006 - 02/2008
H&R Block (Kansas City, MO)


Project Manager / Business Analyst

07/2006 - 11/2006
LaGarde (Olathe, KS)


Product Development Analyst

08/2004 - 06/2006
Perfect Commerce (Kansas City, MO)


Store Manager

04/2004 - 07/2004
AuctionPlus (Overland Park, KS)


Senior Interaction Architect

01/2001 - 04/2004
Kansas Information Consortium (Topeka, KS)


Wireless Web Consultant

Project: Multiple-Platform Mobile Style Guide
Completed: Spring 2002
Little Springs Design (Lawrence, KS)


Web/Graphics Designer

06/1999 - 11/2000
Auction Management Solutions (Tampa, FL)