E-mail chris at chrisangelini.com • Phone (661) 589-9199
12002 Dakota Hills Ave. • Bakersfield, California 93312

EXPERIENCE

 


2001-Present   Freelance Technical Writer - Los Angeles, CA

Contributing Editor

n  Contributed editorial content to a number of print and online publications, including Computer Power User Magazine, Computer Source Magazine, Reseller Advocate Magazine, FiringSquad.com, HotHardware.com, Gamespot.com, PCStats.com, PCInsight.com, GamersDepot.com, GotApex.com, HardOCP.com, HardwareAnalysis.com, PCClub.com, and RushMagazine.com.

n     Represented several publications at Computex, Comdex, and E3.

n     Maintained independent writing and testing facilities to offer clients the largest possible selection of test beds for benchmarking.

n     Cultivated relationships with 94 hardware and software vendors, enabling a wide range of content, support, and interactivity between clients and vendors.
 


 

1999-2001       SharkyExtreme.com - San Jose, CA

Technical Editor

n   Contributed editorial content and hardware testing for over seventy major articles on this premier hardware review site including initial launch articles on Intel’s Pentium 4, NVIDIA's GeForce2 GTS and GeForce3, and ATI's Radeon graphics accelerator products and on AMD's 1GHz CPU.

n     Represented SharkyExtreme during press tours for ATI, AMD, Intel, 3dfx, NVIDIA and S3.

n     Helped standardize benchmarks and formulate hardware testing procedures for the site.


 

1998–1999      3DGaming.com - San Jose, CA

Assistant Editor

n     Diversified site content to cover broad range of hardware.

n     Developed several valuable relationships with top-tier hardware vendors.

n     Wrote one of the first published reviews of Intel's i820 chipset.


 

1997–1998      PC Innovations - Bakersfield, CA

Owner-Operator/System Builder

n     Founded small company to manufacture built-to-order PC's targeted for students entering college.

n     Allowed many students, who would not have otherwise been able to afford a PC, the chance to finance a custom machine.


 

1995–1998      Valley Instrument Service, Inc. - Bakersfield, CA

Network and Website Administrator/System Builder

n     Co-Founded the Technology Division for OEM computer sales.

n     Chief Certified Microsoft System Builder, supervised other system builder.

n     Executed design for company website, enabled e-commerce through specialized software.

EDUCATION

 

 

University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA

n     Completed two years of a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering, focus on Computer Science.

n    Graduated with a B.S. in Sociology

n     Accepted as an Alumni Scholar; expected graduation Summer 2004
 

Stockdale High School - Bakersfield, CA

n     Graduated above a 4.3GPA with Honors.

n     Recognized by the California Scholarship Federation.

 

INTERESTS

 
Soccer, tennis, sailing, networking, computer hardware and investing.