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FRANZ L.

RAMSAY
Woodbridge, Virginia 22191 Home: (571) 285-5494 Cell: (571) 212-0265 franzramsay2@comcast.net Mr. Ramsay is highly motivated and displays strong perseverance. Dependable, trust-worthy, organized, performance driven, customer oriented and a team player. He is an experienced manager/leader and strategic thinker with proven work history of solid work ethics and performance with a broad range of key skills that include: Presentations, Multimedia, Webpage Reprographics, Trainer, Equipment Manager, Classified and Unclassified Video Teleconference (VTC) and Equipment Custodian. CLEARANCE Top Secret SCI Clearance SPECIALTIES          Video Teleconference Bridging, DVSG Tandberg VTC Polycom VSX 8000/9000, HDX 9000 VTC JWICS VTC Digital Design Web Development Reprographics Artist Audio Visual Technician, Troubleshooting

EDUCATION Bachelor of Fine Arts, Digital Design (Magna Cum Laude), 2006 Associate in Applied Science, Audio Visual Production Services, 2003 Certificate of Completion, Basic Graphics, 1998 Certificate of Completion, NCO Leadership School and NCO Academy, 1990, 1998 Certificate of Completion, NAVY – AIR FORCE Basic Lithographer Course, 1982 EXPERIENCE SRA International, Inc., Defense Intelligence Agency, August 2009 to September 2011. Video Teleconference Facilitator.  Supported the Director of the Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) for all Video Teleconferences (VTC), conference session setups, daily briefings, scheduling and troubleshooting pertaining to equipment within the Executive Suite along with the numerous conference rooms to include the Chief of Staff Conference Rooms, TIGHE Auditorium and both A and B Conference Centers at the DIAC and the DIA Director Conference Room at the Pentagon.

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 Responsible for scheduling and facilitated all high level conferences/briefings using JWICS Scheduling System and Desktop Video Teleconferencing System.  Troubleshoot and provided assistance and feedback on the inner workings of the Video Telecommunications Systems and Equipment allowing maintenance technicians minimal downtime on repairs.  Coordinated and setup Multimedia/Audiovisual equipment large scale briefings and special needs. SoftTechConsulting/Lockheed Martin/IT NOVA – Department of Homeland Security, August 2008 – August 2009. Subject Matter Expert – Network Engineer.     Provided support for all secure and nonsecure video teleconference bridging systems and maintenance of all VTC and multimedia equipment for Dept. Homeland Security VTC sites. Provided support on audiovisual networked systems and was responsible for the operation of audiovisual equipment. Conducted walk through of all facilities that fall under direct support of the contract and ensure proper manning and operations of each site. Met with DHS/GS representative within functional areas and ensured that all VTC operations, equipment, projects, upgrades and manning are being met.

Provided direct support and assistance for all multimedia equipment which consists of display and projections systems, electronic whiteboards, audio systems, DVD and Video recording and replay, Extron\PESA video switching systems, AMX\Creston control systems and video cameras. Maintained an inventory of VTC equipment owned and leased by DHS. Installed, replaced, configured and endpoint maintenance on VTC equipment for DHS customers. Performed regularly scheduled maintenance, in addition to daily (TS SCI) and monthly (OTARS) Communications Security (COMSEC) changes for Secret and Top Secret crypto equipment (Kiv-7).

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United States Air Force, June 1982 to June 2008. Multimedia Production Manager.  Provided support to audiovisual networked systems and was responsible for video collaboration and the operation of multiple audiovisual equipment systems.

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Reviewed customer requirements in terms of cost and mission to ensure desired outcome and maintained audiovisual presentation equipment to include schedule servicing, troubleshooting, and routine maintenance. Managed Real Time Radio/TV to capture and record current civilian media and streaming coverage of Air Force stories. Evaluated and researched emerging multimedia technology to include Desktop and Mobile Video Systems for the Air Force multimedia career field. Designed, created and assembled visual materials for presentations, publications and exhibits. Developed graphic artwork for printing, photography and projection presentation. Managed, developed and maintained slide presentations to include slide shows. Operated, adjusted and monitored unclassified and classified, single and multi point Video Teleconference and presentation equipment to control operation of cameras and other audiovisual equipment. Planned and managed budgetary requirements to ensure VTCs and conference rooms were state of the art and performed setups of equipment and dial-in procedures for Video Teleconferencing. Designed presentation material to capture audience attention that produced interest/comments. Advised and made the final decisions on design matters such as the layout, designs, formats, techniques, lettering, color harmony, contrast, special effects, style, balance, tone and color. Researched visual aspects of subject matter and shared information to ensure accuracy and effectiveness. Coordinated and organized projects to effectively assemble/edit a variety of audiovisual media. Prepared and presented surveys, reports and proposals to conduct mobility readiness and training to a variety of audiences and inform higher echelon of the effect on local capabilities. Quality Assurance Evaluator for the Air Force Still Photographic Accessioning Program. Established procedures and guidelines for managing COMSEC and STU III/STE account. Team Leader for Air Force Space Command Security Forces Augmented Program.
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Supervise work performance of subordinates and develop work from conception to completion, employing artistic and aesthetic techniques.

HARDWARE AND SOFTWARE SKILLS Certified DVS VTC Facilitator, Microsoft Suite 2000, Tandberg Management Suite (TMS), Secure Video Teleconference System (SVTS) Gateway, Tandberg, Desktop Video Teleconferencing, Clarity Visual System Video Walls, Picturetel and Polycom operator, Crestron Control systems, AMX Control Systems, computer/audiovisual interfaces, Shinohara and Ryobi Printing Presses, 2650/2850 Multilith Offset Presses, Kodak 2130/1580 and Xerox 5090/1090 High Speed Copiers, Wholenberg 45” Programmable Paper Cutter, Mueller Martini Collator Three-Knife Trimmer, 50 Station Rotomatic Collator, Three-Spindle Hydraulic Paper Drill, AB Dick Automatic 12 Station Collator, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, In Design, and Corel Draw.

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