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Cynthia A. Lockley, Résumé part 1

Washington, DC metropolitan area

Part 1:
SummaryPresent positionCareer ExperienceVolunteer Experience
EducationSoftware ExperienceHardware ExperienceAffiliations
Part 2:
Awards, Honors, and Recognition • • PublicationsSeminar, Symposium, or Panel Participation


Ms. Lockley is a versatile Web diva with hands-on experience in writing, editing, designing, publishing, and managing award-winning World Wide Web (WWW) sites for Internet and intranet use. She is an expert in accessibility requirements for websites and hand tagging and design requirements for compliance with the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) and the Federal government's Section 508 requirements for Internet accessibility. She has hands-on team leadership and management experience in a variety of fields such as research and development, software and hardware documentation, engineering manufacturing, and education. Ms. Lockley works well with people and takes pride in providing high-quality work and meeting deadlines.

Present Position


Career Experience

General Dynamics AIS (1997 to 2006). Marketing and Communications Web Developer / Marketing Specialist with General Dynamics Advanced Information Systems, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (SRS), Arlington, Virginia. Ms. Lockley joined GDAIS SRS, Arlington, Virginia, in January 1997 as a part-time Webmaster to redesign the corporate website. She updates and maintains the corporate and intranet Web pages for SRS and works on Web-related projects for specific programs. She also edits marketing materials and technical reports. Telecommutes using DSL and VPN communications on Macintosh OS X and Windows XP platforms.

Andersen Consulting (now Accenture) Technology Park (1998). Ms. Lockley was a Consultant with the Technical Integration Services (TIS) EMEAI (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and India) Information Development Services in Sophia Antipolis, France. She wrote and edited white papers and executive summaries, assisted with translation of technical reports, and provided training on Web page development.

Various clients (1996 to present). Ms. Lockley works as a freelance part-time (both paid and volunteer work) Web Developer and consultant for various clients. Her current webography is available online at resume.shtml

IBM Corporation (1988 to 1996). Ms. Lockley was a Senior and an Advisory Information Developer. From 1995 through 1996, Ms. Lockley was an Advisory Information Developer with the IBM Internet Division, holding positions as a member of the Web Page Team in Marketing Technical Solutions, team lead for Information Development for the IBM infoMarket technical documentation, and member of the matrixed World Wide Web Page Team. She wrote and edited HTML pages for the World Wide Web (WWW), edited and reviewed marketing and technical documentation, and tested function and presentation of the Web pages. From 1988 to 1995, Ms. Lockley was a Senior Information Development (ID) Planner, lead technical writer, and editor on several computer documentation projects for ImagePlus platforms (client/server, AIX/6000, MVS/ESA, AS/400, and System/36). As an ID Planner, she designed the libraries for each project, planed the schedules, tracked and managed tasks, coordinated the vendors and writers, and performed the functions of the Lead Writer, Vendor Coordinator, and Technical Editor for each project. She edited the 1994 IBM Internal Malcolm Baldrige quality assessment. She maintained the softcopy for the CD-ROM collection kit. She provided consultation and training to others on how to use HTML, BookMaster (a text markup language), personal computers, and printers. Ms. Lockley also worked as a project manager for several projects and was responsible for terminology control for the Bethesda lab.

American Institutes for Research (1985 through 1988). From 1985 through 1988, Ms. Lockley worked as a Communications Specialist for the American Institutes for Research (AIR) Document Design Center (DDC) in Washington, D.C. Ms. Lockley was an Assistant Project Director, Senior Editor, and Technical Writer on many of the computer documentation projects for the Document Design Center.

The Singer Company Link Simulation Systems Division (1979 to 1985). Before joining AIR, Ms. Lockley worked for six years with The Singer Company Link SSD in Silver Spring, Maryland from 1979 through 1985. She held positions as a Documentation Specialist, Supervisor, and Section Head (Manager) of Engineering Documentation for Military Products Engineering. She also served as the Acting Department Manager of Engineering Documentation and Software Configuration Control in Military Products Engineering during a reassignment of manager's tasks for a 9-month period.

Computer Sciences Corporation (1974 to 1979). From 1974 to 1979, Ms. Lockley was an Engineering Analyst, Electrical and Mechanical Draftsperson and Supervisor, and Documentation Specialist for the Computer Sciences Corporation in Silver Spring, Maryland. This work was connected to contracts with NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Maryland.

University of Maryland Department of Physics and Astronomy (1974). In 1974, Ms. Lockley worked as a Technical Illustrator for the Department of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Maryland in College Park.

University of Utah Physics Department (1972 through 1973). From 1972 through 1973, Ms. Lockley was the Graphic Arts Director and a Laboratory Technician for the Physics Department at the University of Utah in Salt Lake City.

The University of Karlsruhe, Institut für Chemische Technik (1971). In 1971, Ms. Lockley worked as a Laboratory Technician for the Institut für Chemische Technik at the University of Karlsruhe in Karlsruhe, Germany. She also translated into English, edited, and proofed scientific papers and reports for publication in British and American journals and for NATO.

University of Utah Physics Department and the Materials Science Department (1966 to 1971). While a university student (1965-1971), Ms. Lockley financed 100% of her college education and living expenses by working part-time jobs doing experimental solid state physics lab work, and technical analysis of metals and ceramics.

Various employers (1965-1970). Ms. Lockley also held part-time and full-time jobs as the Administrative Assistant and Acting Director of Odyssey House, Inc. (a drug rehabilitation program); as a Production Line Worker for the O.C. Tanner Jewelry Company; and as a Dietary Aid in the Clinical Research Kitchen for the University of Utah, Medical Research Center.

Volunteer Experience

In addition to her professional employment, Ms. Lockley is involved in community and professional activities outside work. She has held a variety of offices in professional organizations and acted as a judge in several competitions. Ms. Lockley serves on advisory committees and she is an active member of the Board of Directors for Vesta, Inc., a community services organization in Prince George's County, Maryland. She has answered telephones during WETA-TV fundraising drives, March 2000, March 1998, and October 1995.

Ms. Lockley works as a part-time website developer and technical editor and is a volunteer webmaster for four websites for the Society for Technical Communication. Ms. Lockley is also the editor of the website and Around the Block, the monthly newsletter, for the Cool Spring Terrace Civic Association in Prince George's County. She seeks recognition and solicits comments by submitting her work to internal and external competitions and she participates in judging competitions. She makes improvements to the publications based on the comments received from both customers and judges.


B.S., Information Systems Management,
University of Maryland University College, 1982.

University of Utah, 1972-1973.

B.A., English, University of Utah, 1972. Language studied: German.

Software Experience

  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • HTML 4.0.1 Strict and Transitional, W3C link checkers and validators, CynthiaSays
  • BBEdit text editor, Homesite 5, Contribute 3
  • Adobe Illustrator CS 2, Adobe Photoshop CS 2, Adobe Acrobat 7 Pro, Canvas, Macromedia Fireworks, GraphicConverter, Toast, Art Directors Toolkit, File Buddy, iCal, iChat, iDisk, iPhoto, VuScan
  • Browsers (on both Macintosh OS X and Windows XP): Firefox, Safari, Camino, Netscape, Mozilla, iCab, Opera, IE 5, IE 6, IE 7 Beta, Lynx Viewer, IBM WebExplorer, Mosaic
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Eudora Pro, Mozilla Thunderbird, Microsoft Outlook Exchange
  • Mac OS X 10.4.6, Windows XP SP 2
  • Fetch (Mac OS X) and CuteFTP (Windows XP), DSL and CISCO VPN communications, Telnet, FreePPP
  • CGI, Javascript
  • IBM SGML, IBM BookMaster, IBM ProcessMaster, IBM OfficeVision, OS/2 V2R1, OS/2 WARP, DOS, VM/CMS, TCP/IP, AIX/6000, PERT/CPM, Job Control Language (JCL), IBM Time Sharing Option (TSO), XEDIT, RACF, HONE, VISICALC, IBM PROFS, Lotus 1-2-3
  • UNIVAC Data Base Management Systems (DMS 100 DDL/DML), FORTRAN IV, COBOL, BASIC

Hardware Experience

  • Power Macintosh G3, G4, and G5
  • Dell Latitude D600 Notebook, Hewlett-Packard Pavilion Notebook ze5500, IBM Thinkpad Model 755C
  • Power Macintosh 6100/66, 8100, 8500, and 9500; Macintosh II, IIci, and Macintosh Plus, Apple II+
  • IBM PS/2 Models 57, 70, 80, and 90, IBM PC, XT, and AT; IBM 3279 terminals, Wang OIS, IBM System/390, IBM S/370, IBM S/360, IBM S/360-75, and –91
  • Iomega Zip and Jaz disks; USB hubs; Thumb ports; Digital card readers
  • Epson Stylus R300, Epson Perfection 164OSU
  • HP and Brother Laser printers; LaserWriter Pro and Select 360, Canon Color Laser Printer 800, Apple LaserWriter, IBM 4019 LaserPrinter, IBM 3812, 3816, and 3820 printers, IBM, Macintosh, and Epson dot matrix printers
  • Scanners
  • External hard drives
  • CD Writer, Apple PowerCD , DEC PDP-11, Harris 300, 500, and 800, Perkin/Elmer mini
  • UNIVAC 1108, 1106, and UNIVAC 1100/40; Xerox Sigma 5, IBM 3274 Control Unit, Osborne , COMPAQ Portable Plus


American Association of University Women (AAUW) (1999 to present)

Association for Women in Communications (AWC) (1988-2003); Washington, DC Chapter Webmaster (1997-2003)

Society for Technical Communication (STC); Fellow, member since 1979; Washington, DC Chapter President (2000-2001 and 1998-1999); Immediate Past President (1999-2000); member Special Needs Committee (1999 to present); member Electronic Media Committee (1998 to present); Region 2 Coordinating Webmaster for 13 chapters (1998 to present); First Vice President and Programs Manager (1997-1998); Second VP and Competitions Manager (1996-1997); Public Relations Committee Manager (1995-1996) for the Washington, D.C. Chapter; Public Relations Committee Manager (1994-1995) for the 1995 Annual Conference; also WDC Chapter Web Diva (1996 to present)

Women of Washington, Inc. (1998 to present)

Revised 22 May 2006

Part 1:
SummaryPresent positionCareer ExperienceVolunteer Experience
EducationSoftware ExperienceHardware ExperienceAffiliations
Part 2:
Awards, Honors, and Recognition • • PublicationsSeminar, Symposium, or Panel Participation

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