Instructional Designer, Photographer, Writer

CAREER SUMMARY:
Instructional Designer with twenty (20) years of experience implementing training initiatives in higher education; financial institutions, medical, insurance, non-profit and call center environments.   Andrea’s photography work was recently showcased on stage at the Lincoln Center Theatre, NYC, in its newest production of “The Mystery of Love and Sex,” by Bathsheba Doran. Watch a clip on YouTube

Client list
:  Great HealthWorks, Great LearningWorks, Humana, AT&T, ARISE, American Express, Bank of America, BankAtlantic, Purpose-Built Families, Nova Southeastern University, Kaplan University,  ttcInnovations, UpSearch, BrightSky-Total Diabetes Solutions, Kaba, Monster, among others.
INSTRUCTIONAL DESIGNER/WRITER
  • Develop design documents and blueprints that deliver a dynamic, blended learning strategy.
  • Conduct learning needs analysis to support an agile workplace.
  • Influence and drive results via development of engaging Instructor led training programs.
  • Develop creative and dynamic storyboard designs for multiple eLearning courses.
  • Facilitate design sessions with key stakeholders and subject matter experts while aligning and linking learning objectives to business goals.
  • Develop comprehensive, measurable interventions: storyboards, consultative sales program; procedural guides, product roll-outs, system implementations.
FREELANCE PHOTOGRAPHER 
  • Determine lighting requirements, composition, background, props and studio set up as well as any additional location specifications to ensure quality shooting
  • Manage client relationships – end to end.
  • Remain current on photographic technology, equipment, industry trends
  • Capture the spirit of children, infants, toddlers and families highlighting the individuality and beauty of the human spirit.
  • Perform editing of images for print processing.
FORMAL EDUCATION
  • Nova Southeastern University – Master of Science Human Resource Management (2010)
  • Purdue University – Master of Arts w / Teaching Assistantship – West Lafayette, IN (1987)
  • Florida Atlantic University  Bachelor of Fine Arts – Cum Laude – Boca Raton, FL (1983)
SPECIAL SKILLS / CERTIFICATIONS
  • Photography  Website:    http://andrea-oconnellphotography.net
  • Voiceover Artist
  • Six Sigma Green Belt
  • Daryl Sink Instructional Design
  • Training Evaluation (Donald Kirkpatrick 4 Levels)
  • Information Mapping (Infomap)
SOFTWARE PROFICIENCIES: StoryLine, Camtasia, WordPress, Lightroom, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Lotus Notes, WebEx & Citrix Virtual Meetings, WebCT, BlackbBoard, MAC and PC user.

VOLUNTEER WORK

  • Carbonell Awards Judge (present)
  • Advisory Board Member (2011 – 2013 ) YMCA of Broward County – Children’s Advocacy Center.
  • ISPI South Florida Board of Directors, 2012. Programs
  • ISPI South Florida Board of Directors, 2005-2009. Website management and design
  • ASTD Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chapter Mentor – 2009, 2010
  • ASTD Greater Ft. Lauderdale Chapter member – 2003 – present
  • Volunteer Docent – Fort Lauderdale Historical Society (2007)
Email Andrea: andreaeoc@gmail.com

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