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Company Description:

GORP.com is the largest and most trafficked Web site dedicated to outdoor recreation and adventure travel. GORP.com offers a complete package of authoritative, award winning content; a large, active community of outdoor enthusiasts; and a full-range of e-commerce offerings. Started in 1995, GORP.com offers a full-service active travel-booking call center with thousands of trips, accessible via the Web or telephone. GORP.com has been cited by Time Magazine, Forbes Magazine, Yahoo!, U.S. News & World Report, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, and many others, as the leader in this category and a "Best of the Web" site.

My position and responsibilities:

For the summer of 2000 and Christmas 2000 I worked for GORP.com as a graphic intern. This internet company was located in the Flatiron District of Manhattan and employed about 50 people. While I worked there, my responsibilities included enhancing images for the web and print, helping create and update web pages, scan images, update pages with XML code, and designing and creating an image database.