deanna zandt
(other info avail. upon request)

10/2000 - present

Toolbox Communications, LLC                                         New York, NY
Director, Interactive Services / Knowledge Sorceress

  • Manage designers, developers and copywriters throughout interactive projects
  • Coordinate scope of projects, timelines and resources
  • Develop Flash and HTML content for smaller-budget projects
  • Consult with clients' technical staffs to integrate branding in all interactive media
  • Direct system administrator in management of network
  • Recommend IT procurement for agency and maintain inventory
  • Supervise emerging technology research team
  • Provide maintenance to internal systems (Mac file servers, Retrospect backup systems, PC/Mac and connectivity troubleshooting)
  • Create and maintain organizational system for archiving of art material
  • Develop and implement traffic databases agency-wide
  • Assemble new business materials (PowerPoint, interactive, traditional media)
  • Provide training to non-interactive staff in basic and advanced Web concepts
  • Maintain agency website (
  • Organize social events and stress-relievers
  • Deliver slapstick humor and explain obscure references to pop culture

10/1999 - 10/2000

Toolbox Communications, LLC                                         New York, NY
Web Producer

  • Developed HTML and Flash content for client-based and internal projects
  • Assisted clients' tech staffs with integration of branding throughout all interactive media
  • Developed interactive new business materials
  • Worked with Director of Interactive Services on researching developing technologies, focusing on the wireless sector
  • Designed, developed and maintained agency website
  • Troubleshot PC/Mac and connectivity issues
  • Assisted system administrator in recommending IT-related procurement
  • Acted as source for agency-based wagers on what next hair color would be

03/1998 - 10/1999

Deutsche Telekom North America                                  New York, NY
Finance Assistant

  • Assisted in eight-month implementation of SAP accounting software
  • Trained and informed colleagues of technical aspects of SAP implementation through daily contact with development consultants
  • Assembled and maintained new databases required for SAP implementation
  • Assisted in software development for IP-telephony trial
  • Managed all revenue concerns and developments for IP-telephony trial
  • Supported LAN System Administrator with conversion from Macintosh to PC network
  • Created monthly revenue reports concerning international leased line circuits
  • Wrote procedures and regulations concerning corporate budgeting and spending
  • Facilitated quarterly reporting procedures regarding relationships to headquarters in Bonn
  • Assisted CFO and Corporate Financial Manager in daily activities of Finance department
  • Managed Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable schedules
  • Administered employee health benefits


University at Albany, SUNY                                             Albany, NY
Honors Bachelor of Arts, Linguistics

  • Minor: Business. GPA: 3.74
  • Dean's List of Distinguished Students, 4 consecutive years
  • First student at University at Albany to complete Honors Program in Linguistics
  • Member of Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
SKILLS Flash 5.0, Photoshop 6.0, Illustrator 9.0, Dreamweaver 3.0
HTML, JavaScript, PERL, dHTML
MSOffice 2000, MS Project, FileMaker Pro, Visio Professional
PC-specialized; Mac-fluent
Learning Adobe Premiere and Final Cut Pro
Telnet, FTP, intermediate networking and connectivity knowledge
Fluency in German; proficiency in Spanish and French; basic Japanese
Ability to steer through any city in the world using mutant navigation powers
INTERESTS New York City history; social/feminist activism; independent filmmaking; European travel; storytelling and writing; drawing online comic book - "Smack 'n' Cheese;" finding all the coffeehouses in NYC and sampling the lattés