Shera Usher
SUMMARY:
  • Quick learner, determined, self motivated, critical thinker
  • Work well as team member or leader
  • EDUCATION:
    Bachelor of Science - Area in Computer Science
    Murray State University (Murray, KY)
    Cumulative GPA: 3.74
    May 2011
    Associate Degree - General Studies
    St. John's College Junior College (Belize, Central America)
    Cumulative GPA: 3.42
    May 2005
    EXPERIENCE: Resident Advisor
    Murray State University (Murray, KY)
    • Assessed and responded to the needs of 48 residents on the floor
    • Planned and implemented educational and recreational programs
    Jan. 2009 - May 2011
    Summer Internship: Assistant Programmer
    Naturalight Productions Ltd. (Belize, Central America)
    • Self-taught in PHP and Joomla! Content Management System
    • Developed Joomla! component and module for an innovative new
      website for the Belize by Naturalight network
    May 2010 - Jul. 2010
    Desktop Publisher
    Idea Lab Studios Ltd. (Belize, Central America)

    • Quickly gained proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop
    • Dedicated to the job, once spent 40 hours, over the course of a weekend, in the office preparing for a last minute marketing meeting with a client
    Nov. 2006 - Jun. 2008
    ACTIVITIES:
  • President - Murray State Women in Computing
  • Aug. 2010 - May 2011
  • Resident Advisor - Murray State University
  • Jan. 2009 - May 2011
  • Dean’s List for Academic Excellence
  • Aug. 2008 - May 2011
  • High School/Junior College Peer Counselor
  • Aug. 2001 - May 2005
    SKILLS:
  • Programming Languages: Ada, C++, C#, Java, Javascript, PHP, Visual Basic
  • Operating Systems: Intermediate Experience in XP, Vista, Windows 7, Mac OSX
  • Other: Intermediate hardware maintenance and repair
  • REFERENCES: References available upon request.