ILUMINA Publications & Consulting, under which this site operates, creates and offers self-knowledge products and services and serves globally, both in English and Portuguese.
Christina Chalréo Breault, the owner and operator of ILUMINA Publications & Consulting, is a college graduated Webmaster with over 30 years of experience in the computing industry, fluent bilingual in English and Portuguese. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, in 1962, and she has been residing in the United States since 1986. Chris has been studying and practicing Vedic Astrology and Palmistry since 2013. Her involvement in occult sciences began in 2008 and today she works as Self-Knowledge & Self-Improvement Coach & Guide.
Publisher & Consultant | 2012—Present
ILUMINA Publications & Consulting — Mosheim, TN
Consulting and publication on self-knowledge and self-improvement.
Web Designer Sr. | 2007—2012
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Information Technology Department — Jacksonville, FL
Contractor initially though Chickasaw Nation Industries (02/07- 03/10) and later through Lockheed Martin (03/10- 09/12)
Web design and development, information architecture implementation and UI design utilizing in depth skills and expertise in usability issues, along with templates design and content management. Heavy usage of CSS techniques. Complete redesign of the District’s public Web and intranet sites with special devotion to ADA requirements. Oversight of Section 508 compliance on web content. Ongoing websites maintenance. Software used: Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Fireworks, SharePoint and MS Office including Visio.
Webmaster / Web Designer | 2005—2007
Beaver Street Fisheries, Inc. – Information Technology Department — Jacksonville, FL
Web site design and development, web server setup and management, DNS and domain name configuration and management, e-commerce implementation, web marketing, software GUI (Graphic User Interface) design contribution, creation of unique illustrations and layout for web-based applications. Design and re-design of all company’s Web sites.
Interactive Media Marketing Coordinator | 2005—2005
Jacksonville University – Public Relations & Marketing Department — Jacksonville, FL
Web site design and development, project management, information architecture research and implementation to optimize site usability and visitor engagement. DNS decision and implementation; security discussions towards intranet implementation. Redesign of university’s Web site.
Web Designer | 2002—2004
Swisher International, Inc. – Information Technology Department — Jacksonville, FL
Design and construction of web pages/sites for internet and intranet audience incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) and layout techniques utilizing cascading style sheets (CSS). Redesign of intranet and internet sites. Design and construction of online promotional material such as animated buttons/banners, web flyers, web posters, and special web ads. Production of PowerPoint presentations and printed material in connection with public Web site. Administration of content management and technical assistance on software and Web related issues.
Freelance/Contractor Administrative Assistant | 1992—2002
Sundry Companies — New York, NY and Jacksonville, FL
While raising two small children worked as freelance/seasonal/temporary administrative assistance for several companies throughout New York City and Jacksonville, Florida, such as CPAs [Richard Schwartz & Associates], Architects [Shafer, Logan & Akel], medical suppliers [Diagnostic Imaging], and many others. Attended college full-time between 2000 and 2002 to pursue an Associates degree in Web Design and Development.
Statistical Word Processor | 1991—1992
Diamant, Katz, Kahn & Co., Certified Public Accountants — New York, NY
Heavy statistical word processing and layout of financial statements; legal documents; profit sharing plans; office worksheets (creating forms, logs, tables, graphics); letters; mail mergers; spreadsheets; financial tables; complex documents; software troubleshooting (Word Perfect).
Word Processor / Administrative Assistant | 1990—1991
Mahoney & Cohen, Certified Public Accountants — New York, NY
Word processing and layout of legal documents, financial reports, financial statements, tax manuals, in-house course programs, tax newsletters, tax correspondence, and general office paperwork. Administrative assistance to tax department manager and tax lawyer. Software used: WordPerfect 5.1.
Bilingual Receptionist / Administrative Assistant | 1989—1990
Safra National Bank of New York — New York, NY
Administrative and word processing assistance to CEO; translation and interpreting. Trained in WordPerfect and computer usage.