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Carl Macki is a poet-publisher and multimedia artist living in Fairfax, CA (SF Bay Area).b. Chicago, IL, 12/12/1951

https://www.linkedin.com/in/carlmacki/
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Education

COLLEGE OF MARIN, Kentfield, CA (non-degree)
Multimedia: 3D Motion Graphics, Web Design, and Development 2011 – 2014
Adaptive PE –2018
SANTA ROSA JUNIOR COLLEGE, SANTA ROSA, CA (non-degree)
Computer Graphics (Photoshop, Illustrator, multimedia) 1999 – 2001
CARLETON COLLEGE, Northfield, MN, B.A.
Liberal Arts: Political Philosophy and International Relations
Thesis on the Work of Nobel Laureate Michael Polyani, Personal Knowledge. Student of the late US Senator (MN) and Professor of Government, Paul Wellstone
1969 – 1973

 

Work Experience

Editor, Web Designer, and Consultant

Editor-Consultant, “Seafourthe: Wolves and Empires” a four-volume, picaresque epic on the adventures of a wily, seas-roving gang of pirates during the Ottoman Empire in the 1600s. By Daniel McKenzie. Web Designer and Publisher — soundtraksolutions.com and chillhousemusic.comlaruerocks.com,                     petalumapoetrywalk.org,
Consultant, Prince Neville’s Original Jamaican Ginger Beer and Sorrel Drink.

COMPUTER AND TECHNOLOGY RESOURCE CENTER
Secretary, Board of Directors 10/2013 today
CTRC recycles household electronics and gives away free refurbished computers to those in need to help narrow the digital divide. Since 1994, we have given away thousands of computers to schools, non-profit organizations and economically and/or physically disadvantaged individuals. Selected design and developer for website–ewastecollective.org
CARLMACKI.COM
Writer, Poet, Publisher
Poetry videos and graphics. Publisher. Various 3D Projects ongoing
Published in Playboy (Fr.), Oui, L’Inconnu (Fr.), Storie (Eng.-It.), Co-Evolution Quarterly, San Francisco Chronicle, Holography International, Praxis, etc. Published over ten blogs. Administrator of eight social media groups.

“Give America A Break – A Tribute To Jack Micheline” (Unrequited Records) CD.                              Published in Ragged Lion (THE SMITH PUBLISHERS & VAGABOND PRESS Brooklyn, NY/Ellensburg, WA) and elsewhere.

 

CCE-MCLE
Consultant 11/2011
Web Pages and Video Presentations.
SOCIALIS
Owner 5/2011
Consulting and editing in social media and e-publishing. Clients: nancyvallance.com, Daniel Michael McKenzie.
PETALUMA POETRY WALK
Volunteer 9/2003
Web Design (petalumapoetrywalk.org), IT. occasional hosting, reading, and booking.
DAKITA/GOLDEN GATE TRANSIT
Surveyor 9/2013 10/2013
Solicited and collected surveys on the buses and ferries of the Golden Gate Transit system.
VARIOUS
Market Research 4/2013 to 2018
Completed surveys on user interfaces and product variables.
100 THOUSAND POETS FOR CHANGE
Promoter 2012 2018
Hosted local events in world’s biggest simultaneous poetry reading across the globe.
PETALUMA RIVER PRESS
Consultant at Petaluma River Press; prepared poems for layout and publication 7/2006 8/2012
Delia Moon, Executor of the Literary Estate of Eugene Ruggles, is the Publisher and Owner of Petaluma River Press, the publisher of Roads of Bread: the Collected Poems of Eugene Ruggles (2010).
CARLMACKI.COM/WORDPRESS
Blogger, WordPress, LinkedIn, Twitter, Blogger, and 40other social media 6/2004
Current musings, videos, poems, stories and items of interest I find on the Internet and in personal communications.
An outgrowth of thizzled.blogspot.com (since 2003).
PUNKGLOBE.COM
Web Designer, Contributor 5/2007 10/2009
Produced forty pages a month — contributed as a writer and reviewer — for the fanzine.
BACKSTAGE LIVE MAGAZINE
Webmaster10/ 10/2008 12/2008
Temporary webmaster.
COMCAST
Quality Control Analyst/ Temp position. 12/2006 10/2007
Drove the error rate on installations down to make my job unnecessary.
GILARDI & CO
Data Processing Analyst 6/2006 10/2006
Claims Settlement Processor, Data processor during largest data gathering
for AOL lawsuit.
MARIN SCOPE
Account Executive 7/2005 7/2006
Account Executive for a chain of community newspapers.
KODAK/QUALEX
Photo Technician 2003-5 2005-7
The operator of the mobile photo lab at a Target store.
MARIN POETRY CENTER
Member Board of Directors 2001 2004
Coordinator, Summer Traveling Show, and Contributor website. Leading poetry organization in Marin County.
COLLEGE OF MARIN
Macintosh Lab Associate 1/2001 4/2001
Temporary position: managed scheduling of computer lab.
COPPERFIELD’S AND GROUNDUP CAFES
Poetry Host 2/1995 8/2001
Hosted weekly poetry series in Petaluma.
OASIS NATURAL FOODS
Clerk 7/1998 5/1999
Part-time Sales at Health Food Store.
PORTER DAVIS GROUP
Assistant to Mortgage Broker 2/1996 6/1998
Researcher.
WORLDS RECORDS
Clerk 1/1994 1/1996
Catalog Sales and LP jazz-blues Label. Used FileMaker Pro.
CONTRACTORS TO FEMA, US GOV’T
Consultant 4/1993 10/1994
Assisted in recovery from Federally-declared disasters. Entered and managed data for estimates of construction costs, pursuant to SBA loans to rebuild damaged structures; supervised the nightlies of the database. Delivered checks to the airport for disbursement to independent contractors performing inspections in the aftermath of the Northridge, CA earthquake.
RAM INDUSTRIES
Sales Associate 1/1986 5/1987
Presented the “Dead Kennedys Live” video, our sole product.
NOVATO THEATER
Owner-Manager 4/1985 5/1986
Presented live music shows and films. Employed Brother Ed for light shows. Some of the bands appearing: A3I (Any Three Initials — an offshoot of Flipper), Camper Van Beethoven, Dead Kennedys, Descendants, Frightwig, The Afflicted.
SPATIAL VISIONS, INC.
Director, Corporate Secretary 1/1984 7/1985
Publisher, Embossed Hologram LucasArts Licensed Products. Distributed full-color reflection holograms of William Shakespeare. The company was dissolved at the Board of Directors’ discretion.
MUSIC CALENDAR  (SF WEEKLY)
Writer-Columnist, Advertising Executive 2/1984 5/1985
Worked with the publisher at the beginning of Music Calendar (now SF Weekly).
MABUHAY GARDENS 
Partner, Doggonit! (with Sandra Thurston and Ness Aquino)
2/1983 10/1984
Operated concession called “Doggoneit!: offering Chicago-style Vienna™ brand hot dogs and other food items at legendary SF punk rock nightclub.
ZOOM MAGAZINE
Associate Editor, International Photography and Fine Art Magazine 7/1978 2/1979
American Edition (defunct)
LAUGHING COYOTE, INC.
Founder 11/1975 5/1977
Acquisitions, Editing & Publishing company X Magazine, with Ed Balchowsky.
BLACK WHOLE COMMUNICATIONS
Owner 11/1973 10/1975
Presented and coordinated publicity and bookings for a number of public figures in the Chicago Area. Dr. Andrew Weil, Dr. Stanislav Grof, the Center for Creative Consciousness.

Recommendations

Carl is very knowledgeable and dependable. I relied on Carl’s compedency
on numerous occasions. I recommend Carl highly and know he is competent as a Consultant at Computer and Technology Resource Center.
Sincerely yours,
Mr. Philip F. X. Hackett, poet and promoter
Founder/Director
The Pegasus Project

Philip Hackett

Carl is gifted and an effective creative problem-solver. I have worked in cooperation with Carl on various marketing efforts for my firm, Aubert Designs. He is a pleasure to work with, is committed, intelligent and can meet the challenge.

Susan Aubert, Principal
Aubert Designs

Carl is a talented and hard working individual with a tremendous depth of technical knowledge and skill. Ever eager to share his knowledge and experience, Carl is one of my most valued “information filters” as he is always passing along timely and useful resources for my courses and publications.

James Gonzalez,
Multimedia
Professor, College of Marin

I highly recommend Carl. he has proved his chops as a Consultant and Technology Resourcer.

Bob Heyman, Ph.D, Education, Harvard University

he’s done competent work for and with other poets and artists -qr

Qr Hand, poet

I have know and worked with Carl for more than 15 years. Carl is one of the most detail oriented and conscientious team members I have worked with. He would be a tremendous asset to any project.

Damon M. Molloy, Videographer

Carl kept me on track throughout the publication and promotion of Roads of Bread: The Collected Poems of Eugene Ruggles. I continue to rely on him for support and advice.

Delia Moon, poet

Carl has proven himself to be a consistently innovative and reliable team player in his role as web-designer and manager for CCE. I have known Carl for over 20 years, and he is a delight to work. His good humor and intellectual prowess make him a modern day Renaissance man, eager to learn and adapt the newest developments in technology and apply them to the CCE website. He has proven himself to be an invaluable part of our company.

Robert Moselle, Attorney, Business Owner

Carl is a brilliant professional with long-range goals in mind, and stays ahead of the newest developments in his field.

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Carl is very knowledgable regarding computing and the internet. He knows a lot about the engineering of a number of inventions and is always good to have around if you want an IT person. He also works well with others.

Sharron Belson, Marin Poetry Center

Carl Macki is one of the kindest, most generous people I know. Though I have not actually worked ‘with’ Carl, I have spent a lot of time with him at various functions and events. He is selfless and giving and just one of those rare good human beings. If I had to choose one person to be stranded in a lifeboat with, it would be Carl. I would recommend him for anything.

Vincent Carrella, Author-Photographer and Game Designer

Carl is a gentleman. One should always work with gentleman. ’nuff said.

Lawrence Jaffe, poet and entrepreneur

Carl always brought fresh ideas to our promotional materials. His approach was complementary to the broad marketplace. Everyone enjoyed working with him.

Dana Porteous, DJ; former owner Skyside Studios, Novato

Carl is an outgoing and organized part of the writing and arts community. It has always been a pleasure working with him on various projects.

Charissa Drengsen, Poet and Publisher

Certifications

Certificate in Laser Holography. Center for Photonics Studies
Desktop Publishing, Marin County Office of Education
Certificate, American Management Association, NY

 

Skills & Endorsements

See Behance — https://www.behance.net/xcarlmacki

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