Paul Dennis Kopco
2126 Friar Tuck Court
Fort Collins, CO 80524
—  publications & projects —
—  work experience  —
Black Hills State University
Spearfish, SD
Aug 1996 - Aug 2014
  • Taught Mass Communications courses including Digital Illustration; Computer Production and Imaging; Fundamental, Intermediate, and Advanced Computer Publishing; Interactive Multimedia Design; and Web Publishing. Software taught in these courses includes Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, Flash Catalyst, Director, and Acrobat Pro; Quark XPress; Audacity; and iMovie & GarageBand. Web application: MyGraphicsLab.
  • Taught Mathematics courses including basic and intermediate algebra. Web applications used in these courses include ALEKS and MyMathLab.
  • Faculty Advisor for Student Computer Club and co-advisor for Today Student Newspaper.
  • Supported and maintained hardware and software in Apple Macintosh computer lab.
Black Hills State University
Communications Dept.
Spearfish, SD
Aug 2000 - Aug 2006
  • Redesigned entire BHSU website.
  • Trained campus departmental staff and faculty on how to maintain assigned web pages with Microsoft FrontPage and DotNetNuke.
  • Produced award-winning 360-degree panorama virtual tour.
  • Produced web-based marketing ads, student testimonial videos, and Flash-based promotional screen savers
PM Enterprises
Spearfish, SD
Jan 1995 - present
  • Digital Designs: produce newspaper ads, brochures, flyers, newsletters, mailers, business cards, posters, logos, and album graphics using Macintosh- and PC-based systems; design web pages including graphics, text, and interactivity.
  • Dakotah Records: composed, performed and recorded music album, Black Hills Gold, using PC-based MIDI system.
  • Knowledge Of Personal Computing On-site: conduct computer training sessions and write computer newspaper column.
Advertising Administrator
Ridco, Inc.
(Mt. Rushmore Black Hills Gold)
Rapid City, SD
Nov 1994 - Jan 1995
  • Created and produced brochures, flyers, newspaper ads, magazine ads, invoice mailers, store signs, newsletters, logos and product catalogs using personal computer-based desktop publishing system.
  • Trained other computer users in basic computer operation and in the operation of various graphics software.
  • Kept department updated on the latest technology in desktop publishing and computer graphics hardware and software.
Marketing Administrator
Eagle Group
Smyrna, DE
Feb 1991 - Nov 1994
  • Designed, laid out, typeset, and produced sales, marketing, and communications literature including product specification sheets, price catalogs, brochures, posters, flyers, overhead transparencies, slides, and trade show signs using personal computer-based desktop publishing system.
  • Produced and designed graphics using a variety of personal computer graphics software packages.
  • Served as unofficial personal computer support source with regard to general hardware and software problems.
—  community service —
Real Deadwood Podcast
  • Created and produced "The Real Deadwood Podcast" internet audio program and website to promote the city of Deadwood via HBO Deadwood series.
  • Recorded and edited audio and video content.
Deadwood Jam Music Festival
  • Produced annual Deadwood Jam event program.
  • Served on Deadwood Jam board.
Adams Museum and House / Deadwood History Inc.
  • Created and maintained initial website.
  • Produced annual calendar and quarterly newsletter.
  • Produced numerous flyers, brochures, advertisements, rack cards, programs, postcards.
  • Recorded and produced numerous videos for website and YouTube.
  • Performed in numerous musical presentations and events.
  • Played guitar and accompanied children during annual Christmas Caroling event.
  • Performed Christmas carols during Historic Adams House Museum tours.
  • Converted numerous audio tapes to CD and video tapes to DVD.
Black Hills State University
  • Performed for concerts, football tailgate events, open mics, and picnics.
Lead-Deadwood Community Foundation
  • Graphic design and logo creation.
NeighborWorks Presidential Neighborhood
  • Entertained at Presidential Neighborhood Progressive Picnic and Christmas Party.
Golden Ridge Senior Care / David M. Dorsett Healthcare Community
  • Performed annual Christmas concert.
—  education  —

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