Collado #14
Col. Parques del Pedregal
Del. Tlalpan
México D.F.
C.P. 14010

Phone
+52 (55) 5665-1494, +52 (55) 5528-4917
E-mail
alexm@coyotzin.net
Webpage
http://www.coyotzin.net/

Personal Information

Marital Status: Single
Nationality:
Mexican
Age:
30 years
Place of birth:
México D.F.
Date of Birth:
April 15th, 1973.

Education

1991 – 1995
Bachelor Degree: Communication Sciences
Instituto Tecnológico de Estudios Superiores de Monterrey, Campus Monterrey, Sucursal de Correos "J", Monterrey, Nvo. León

1988 – 1991
High School
Colegio de Bachilleres de Chihuahua
Plantel 3
Blvd. Ortiz Mena y Fco. Villa
Chihuahua, Chih.

UNIX basics under Solaris
Silvatech
march 3 through 5, 1997

Structured Query Language
Informix
February 13 and 14, 1997

Relational Database Design
Informix
February 10 through 12, 1997

Basic course in Radio Talking
ArtSpot
October 1996 through January 1997

3D Design with 3Dstudio
IMEI
April 1996

Professional Experience

2003– current Editorial Televisa
Collaborator for Mecánica Popular and Electronic Gaming Monthly Mexico
• A monthly column abpit the World Wide Web in Mecánica Popular (Popular Mechanics).
• Ocasional game reviews for EGM Mexico.

2002 – current Mongoose Publishing
PO Box 1018, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 1DG, Reino Unido
Staff Writer
• Write and edit online material for the company’s products.
• Write material for books and supplements, as well as complete books.
• Watch over the development of books in existing lines and develop new ones.
• Represent the company in events and role-playing-related conventions.Representar a la compañía en eventos y convenciones relacionadas a los juegos de rol.

1999 – 2001 Grupo Alce
México D.F.
Editorial coordinator, writer, webmaster
• In charge of planning and develop the contents of WWW – Vivir en Internet magazine, contact and coordinate collaborators, and prepare texts for their publication.
• Collaborator and writer for the following magazines: Sputnik – Cultura Digital, Atomix and Playfan.
• Design and maintain the website for WWW magazine (http://www.revistawww.com.mx), and developing and maintaining the content of WWW and Sputnik magazines’ channels in America Online.

1999 SPIN Internet
México D.F.
Webmaster and content developer
• In charge of content development for clients’ webpages, copy writer for press bulletins, notices, press and online advertisement and other media of text content, as well as developing webpages’ graphic interface.

1997 – 1998 Grupo ASAE PROESA
México D.F.
Area Coordinator: Graphic and GUI Design, Editor and Webmaster
• In charge of coordinating the efforts of graphic designers and the development of graphic and user interface desing for webpages and intranets, this position was taken at the same time as the next two.
• General content editor for México en Red (http://www.mexred.net.mx/), electronic magazine, file administration for the same magazine.

1996 – 1998 Grupo ASAE PROESA
México D.F.
Graphic Designer
• Graphic development for webpages and intranet.

1994 – 1995 ITESM, Campus Monterrey
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Audio producer and operator
• University radio program Cultivando Raíces.

1994 Contexto Gráfico magazine
Monterrey, Nuevo León
Design assistant
• Auxiliar graphic design for advertisement

Publications

Videogame and japanese animation review for Atomix and Playfan magazines.
Software reviews, Internet history research, various cover articles for Sputnik magazine.
Multiple colaborarions for Plan B magazine
La noche del Cazador in Umbrales magazine #10 (short story)
Triada in Umbrales magazine #22. (short story)
Calabozos y Dragones in Comunicare magazine #3.

See My Writings

Additional Professional Activities

Editor in chief and collaborator for Plan B magazine.
Live action role-playing events organizer and coordinator.
Director for an episode for the documentary TV series "Gente de Noche" for Canal 2 de Monterrey; scriptwriter and assistant director for the short film "Cero en Geometría"; director and translator of the theater play "Arnold gatea" ("Crawling Arnold" by Jules Pfeiffer) for ITESM's Teatro Intramuros de Difusión Cultural during the August-December 1993 period; director y producer of the theater play "La carpa" by Vicente Leñero for the Sociedad de Alumnos de LCC during the August-December 1995 period.
BASIC y LOGO teacher for children, author of "Guía de Turistas para Internet", used as required reading for the New Communication Technologies seminar of ITESM's Communication Department, Campus Monterrey.

Languages

Spanish native
English: Reading 100%, Writing %100, Speaking 100%
German: Reading 10%, Writing 5%, Speaking 5%
Japanese: Reading 2%, Writing 0%, Speaking 2%

Skills

Experience with Macintosh, PC and UNIX (Sun Solaris and SGI IRIX) environments. Experience in the use of design software such as Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Macromedia PageMaker, Macromedia Director, Macromedia Premiere, Macromedia Flash, SoundEdit. Intermediate-superior knowledge in HTML programming and server-client technology. Audio and video editing equipment operation. Practice in the illustration techinques of pencil, ink, marker and color pencils in the cartoon and comic styles. Clay modeling.

Anterests and activities

Theater actor and director, writer, illustrator, comics author, composer and arranger, technical and literary texts translator. Kendo practitioner.

Awards

• Academic Excelence Award by the Monterrey Association of Professional Colleges, 1996.
• Graduated with Honors from ITESM, Campus Monterrey, 1995.
• 1st. Academic Prize in the Generation of '91, COBACH #3
• 5a. Runner Up in the Puebla ‘91 national Science Fiction Contest with "Triada" "