Eliot Scott

Eliot Scott

2579 Carlton Dr. Ann Arbor, MI 48108 ~ (503) 407-8338 ~ eliot_scott@yahoo.com

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University of Texas at Austin, School of Information


  • Master of Science in Information Science


  • Digital Libraries, Digital Archives


  • 3.97 GPA
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Invite


Portland State University, Anthropology Department


  • Master of Arts in Socio-Cultural Anthropology


  • Border & Migration Studies, Globalization Studies


  • Militarization and Functional Changes at the US-Mexican Border

Other Research Projects Conducted:

  • Alternatives to Biomedicine – The Responses of Chiropractic and Acupuncture to Biomedical Hegemony
  • An Initial Anthropological Assessment of the Implementation of Policy Changes at Delivered Dish Inc.


  • 4.0 GPA
  • Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society Invite
  • Created Teaching & Lecture Materials
  • Materials for Physical Anthropology Lecture selected for honors


New York University, Gallatin Division/Tisch School of the Arts


  • Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film and Television


  • Philosophy, Religion & Literature
  • Digital Video and Sound Editing


  • Storyboarding, Scriptwriting
  • Film & Video Production and Postproduction


Several Spanish Language Schools

Locations: Morelia & Oaxaca, Mexico; Quetzeltenango & Antigua, Guatemala



Employment History

Web Developer, Michigan University Library

Ann Arbor, Michigan, May 2014 - Present


  • Drupal Development
  • PHP Development


Web Developer, Brown University Library – TAPAS Project

Providence, Rhode Island, June 2012 - May 2014


  • Drupal Development
  • RedHat Server Administration
  • MySQL database administration


  • Setup of RedHat Servers for development in Drupal and Islandora
  • Drupal development with Organic Groups, Views and Panels
  • Building custom modules for metadata extraction of TEI files and XSLT transformations


Drupal CMS Developer, University of Texas – Registrar's Office

Austin, Texas, September 2010 - May 2012


  • Drupal Development
  • Catalog Content Analysis
  • Content Migration


  • Co-developed Drupal Content Management System for UT catalog production
  • Conducted analysis of UT Undergraduate Catalog for content consolidation
  • Migration of catalog content into custom Drupal CMS
  • Development of XML, XSLT migration path from Drupal to Adobe InDesign


Digital Archivist, Congregational Church of Austin

Austin, Texas, January 2011 - Present

Duties: Digitizing archival material dating from late 1800's and designing a digital archive

Digital Archaeology Teaching Assistant, University of Texas – School of Information

Austin, Texas, August 2011 - May 2012

Duties: Manage and maintain workstations for older electronic document retrieval

  • Maintained machines with multiple OS's - Mac, Windows, DOS and Unix machines
  • Teaching and assisting students with DSpace installations and operations

Processing Archivist, Briscoe Center For American History – University of Texas

Austin, TX, October 2011 - November 2011

Duties: Processing, Arranging, and creating Finding Aid and EAD for the J.J. "Jake" Pickle Papers

Reference Archivist, Smithsonian Institution – National Anthropological Archives

Washington, DC, June 2011 - July 2011

Duties: Assist Archive patrons with reference questions and work with Archivists Toolkit


Digital Video Librarian, University of Texas – School of Information

Austin, Texas, August 2010 - May 2011


  • Selection and Cataloging of Videos for Digital Video Library
  • Creation of Tutorial Videos


  • Selected and cataloged over 50 videos in custom digital library (OVDLT)
  • Created tutorial videos for users of OVDLT


Multimedia Designer/Web Analyst, Lone Star College – Web Services

The Woodlands, Texas, April 2008 - July 2010


  • Web & Media Design & Programming
  • Video Production & Post Production
  • Research & Analysis for Web Usability


  • Conducted Structured Interviews with Students, Faculty, Staff & Community Members
  • Analyzed over 300 interviews with keyword searches to prioritize web information
  • Designed and conducted computerized card sorts to create web architecture
  • Tested wireframe web architecture with students, faculty and staff in computer lab
  • Designed & constructed prototype web sites and tested sites on subjects in lab
  • HTML, CSS, PHP, JS and ASP coding for web site
  • Created and Administrated web templates and site structure in RedDot/OpenText CMS
  • Shot & Edited Promotional videos on Canon HDV camera and Final Cut Pro System


Socio-Cultural Anthropology Teaching Assistant, Portland State University

Portland, Oregon, September 2005 - June 2006


  • Grading Papers & Tests
  • Developing Lectures & Course Materials


  • Graded 45+ 5 page essays for Social Theory Class
  • Graded 45+ essay midterms for Social Theory Class
  • Led Study and discussion groups for 40+ students in Social Theory
  • Graded 45+ 5 page essays for Anthropology of Folklore Class
  • Developed lecture materials for Anthropology of Folklore Class
  • Developed course materials for Asian American Anthropology Class


Desktop Publisher, Northwest Publishing

Portland, Oregon, April 2003 - November 2006


  • Contracted Desktop Publisher & Photoshop/Illustrator Artist


  • Designing 1 and 4-color Restaurant Trivia Page Publication
  • Creating 50-100 advertisements per week
  • Pre-press preparation of files in Acrobat for print production


Webmaster, V*Star Inc./ 1KTV

Woodland Hills, California, November 1997 - June 2002


  • Web & Animation Manager
  • Server, Database & Network Administrator


  • Created ASP program for daily updates of news
  • Made interactive games using 1ktv's Active X control, Javascript and ASP
  • Wrote first ActiveX graphics engine for 1ktv product in Visual Basic
  • Created Microsoft Agents with Agent Builder, 3D StudioMAX & Visual Basic
  • Designed software interfaces in Visual Basic, Director & Lingo
  • Built and maintained extensive internet sites with 1ktv & javascript


Art Director, Superpower

Los Angeles, California, March 1997 - November 1997


  • Web & Graphic Design
  • Desktop Publishing
  • Catalogs, & Print Advertisements


  • Created extensive print, fax and online advertising library for salespeople
  • Designed & built company's first catalog


Video Editor, Dajen Productions

Santa Barbara, California, September 1996 - March 1997


  • Video Editing
  • Video Effects
  • Media100 System Maintenance


Production Manager, Video Dimensions

New York, New York, June 1994 - June 1996


  • Duplicating and Classifying Public Domain films from 16mm to VHS


Archivist, James Cummins Bookseller

New York, New York, September 1993 - December 1993


  • Organization and Restoration of Fine and Rare Books



Computer and Technical Skills

Graphics & Desktop Publishing

2D Graphics - Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks - CS3-CS5

Desktop Publishing - QuarkXpress, InDesign, Acrobat


Website Design & Programming

Programming & Administration - HTML, XHTML, XML, XSLT, JavaScript, VBScript, ASP, SQL, PHP, Action Script, CSS, Drupal, EAD, MARC, MODS, DublinCore, D-Space, Fedora, Archon, Archivematica, Archivists Toolkit, RedDot/OpenText CMS, Estrada CMS, OpenText/Artesia DAM, Extensis DAM, Lingo, Visual Basic, Active X Controls, Dreamweaver, Flash, Front Page, Visual Interdev, BASH - sed, grep, perl

Design - Dreamweaver, Flash, Front Page, Visual Interdev


Multimedia & Animation

2D Animation & Multimedia - Flash, After Effects, Director, DVD Studio Pro, Motion, PowerPoint

3D Animation –3DStudioMAX, Electric Image, FormZ, Cinema 4D, Strata Studio Pro

Motion Capture Systems - Motion Analysis & Vicon Systems


Digital Video & Sound

Digital Editing - Final Cut Pro, Avid, Premiere, After Effects

Digital Sound Editing – Soundbooth, Pro Tools, Audition

Video Cameras & Sound Recording – DV & HDV Cameras, DAT Recorders, Betacam & BetaSP Cameras & Decks, 16mm & 8mm Film


Systems, Databases, Networking & Hardware

Operating Systems & Databases - Windows (7, Vista, XP, 2K Server & Pro, 98), Macintosh (OS7-9, OSX), Linux, SQL Server, MySQL, Access

Networks - Large Ethernet LAN, Win2K Server mixed (Mac/Win) network

Hardware - Custom Built PC's from components, SCSI & IDE RAID Installations on Mac & PC


Office Software

Software - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, WordPerfect, Filemaker, Front Page