John Korchok
Production Manager
  • Hillsdale,
  • New Jersey,
  • United States of America
Member Since: 2019/12/03
Industry: Computer & IT
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Graphic Programmer, PowerPoint Tech Genius, Word Template Guru, XML Hacker, Technical Writer

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Over 20 years experience in delivering superb Office templates to corporations, with an emphasis on gorgeous appearance combined with foolproof interfaces and followed up with tutorials that clarify working methods.  I start with precise formatting, then add new features with VBA and Office Open XML mods to create dynamic templates that follow your brand standards.

In 2019, I published my book "OOXML Hacking" that shares years of Office file mod techniques that allow you to add custom table styles to PowerPoint, to lock shapes in Word, to add custom colors to the Excel color palette, to create SuperThemes, Effect Themes and much more. You can't call yourself an "Office expert" if you haven't read this book. Covers both macOS and Windows! http://www.brandwares.com/bestpractices/2019/09/ooxml-hacking-buy-the-book/

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Professional Background
Production Manager
Brandwares
January 2015 – Present
New York Metropolitan Area
Managing production of Office templates and documents, VBA programming and OOXML/Ribbon modifications. Technical support, tutorial creation and technical writing.
Owner
Word Lab Systems
April 2000 – January 2015
Memphis, TN
Supervision of company providing Office templates, VBA programming and Office technical support.
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Education
Bergen College
Certificate
Internet Marketing
2015 – 2016
Internet Marketing, SEO (search engine optimization))
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Languages
English
Native or Bilingual Proficiency
French
Limited Working Proficiency

Level Progress

Current: Level 19
John needs 28,593 points to level up.
LVL 20
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    19
  • Microsoft Word
    16
  • Microsoft Office
    9
  • VBA
    9
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
    9
  • Microsoft Excel
    5
  • Microsoft 365
    5
  • Fonts Typography
    5
  • Microsoft
    4
  • PDF
    4
  • Printers and Scanners
    3
  • Windows 10
    3
  • Windows OS
    3
  • Office Productivity
    3
  • Outlook
    3
  • Mac OS X
    2
  • Microsoft Access
    2
  • Adobe Acrobat
    2
  • XML
    2
  • Document Management
    2
  • HTML
    2
  • VB Script
    2
  • Visual Basic.NET
    2
  • Networking
    1
  • Microsoft Applications
    1
  • OneDrive
    1
  • Exchange
    1
  • Programming
    1
  • Software
    1
  • Images and Photos
    1
  • iPad
    1
  • Displays / Monitors
    1
  • Google
    1
  • Word Processors
    1
  • Storage
    1
  • Web-Based CMS
    1
  • Microsoft SharePoint
    1
  • Analytics
    1
  • Technical Writing
    1
  • CSS
    1
  • Security
    1
  • Troubleshooting
    1
  • Presentation Software
    1
  • Storage Software
    1
  • ASP.NET
    1
  • Camtasia
    1
  • Document Imaging
    1
  • Laptops Notebooks
    1
  • Microsoft OneNote
    1
  • PHP
    1
  • Windows 7
    1
  • Microsoft Server OS
    1
  • Golang
    1
  • Powershell
    1
  • Active Directory
    1
  • Adobe Creative Suite CS
    1
  • Chrome
    1
  • Firefox
    1
  • MultiMedia Applications
    1
  • Office Suites-Other
    1
  • PC
    1
  • Web Graphics Software
    1
  • iOS
    1