Loren Alldrin
Professional Experience
Skills and Experience Overview

Writing & Editing (view portfolio)
• UI microcopy, UX content
• long-form articles (1,000,000 words published)
• technical documentation
• marketing and messaging
• funnels, CTA, SEO
• style guides
• technical and copy editing
Tools: MS Office suite, Google suite
Heads up! Don’t miss my WRITING PORTFOLIO.

Internet Technology
• site development, back-end programming
• content management systems (WordPress, others)
• learning management systems (Canvas)
• server management, networking
• API development and documentation
Tools: HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript, MySQL, AWS, IDE, Linux, Apache, version control, open source

Education, Training, Instructional Design
• university adjunct faculty
• distance education, course authoring
• technology coordinator
• instructional design (ADDIE)
• professional development
Tools: Articulate Storyline & Rise, Canvas, BlackBoard

Design & Photography
• UI design, layout
• logo design
• photography, image editing
Tools: Adobe suite, Inkscape, GIMP

Media Production
• video recording, editing, post-production, color grading
• audio recording, mixing, mastering
• video streaming
• screen capture
Tools: Adobe suite, Logic X, DaVinci, Camtasia

Instructional Design, Technical Writing & Training

Instructional Design (4 years)

ID Case Study
Needs analysis and resulting course (Articulate Storyline)

Additional course module (Articulate Rise)
both designed by Loren

Documentation (20 years)

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See a sample of Loren’s documentation
See more writing samples here

Training, Presenting (30 years)

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Watch Loren’s instructional videos on audio recording and audio post-production
Read Loren’s article on video shot selection

Internet Development & Programming

Developer, Large-scale Web Applications, UI/UX Design (20 years)

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Education & Teaching

Distance Education (22 years)

Read Loren’s white paper: Improving Online Interaction

University Adjunct Faculty (2 years)

View a sample syllabus or class project

Proficiencies: Canvas LMS, Microsoft Office suite, Adobe Creative suite
Freelance Writing & Editing

Staff Writer/Editor, Freelance Writer
(35 years)

Author, "The Home Studio Guide to Microphones"

Read a marketing piece or an instructional article
Learn a technical concept
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Proficiencies: Microsoft Office suite, Google suite, more
Audio/Video Production

Video Production and Education
(35 years)

Read one of Loren’s video product reviews, or listen to a podcast

Audio Production and Education
(35 years)

Read one of Loren’s Project: Studio columns,  an audio product review or an instructional article

Proficiencies: Adobe Creative suite (Premiere, Audition, Media Encoder, etc.), Logic X, DaVinci, Waves, more
Photography and Graphic Design

Photographer for Products, Portraits, Marketing (22 years)

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Graphic Design: Logos, Websites, Illustrations (30 years)

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Proficiencies: Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Bridge, Inkscape,  more
Internet Technology, Back-end

Server Administration for Education, Business, E-commerce (21 years)

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API integrations (12 years)


Bachelor of Arts, Music (Recording Arts)
Technical Writing Certificate
Magna Cum Laude

California State University, Chico

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Master’s of Arts, Educational Technology


California State University, Sacramento

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loren.alldrin at gmail.com
(530) 227-7832