OBJECTIVE To bring my creative energies to a web design company or a small business that needs an experienced web designer and developer. An ideal position would be one in which I can develop functional and engaging web sites while learning new skills and honing my existing ones.
Self-employed (8/2001 – present). Subcontracted ColdFusion development. Full life-cycle development of personal and small business web sites in ColdFusion, HTML5, CSS, and jQuery with custom content management systems. Portfolio available on request, or on my web site at www.cfmworks.com/portfolio. Music video and audio recording and editing.
SunGard Pentamation Inc., Internet Information Specialist (1996 – 2001). Spearheaded the migration of the company from a state of no Internet capability to one with a full Internet presence, including public web site, intranet, password-protected customer support web site, web-based video conferencing, firewalls, tunnels, Internet mail, and FTP, in six months.
Had sole responsibility for, and maintained, all Internet and intranet web development (in ColdFusion, Perl, and PHP), Internet Security and Internet policy development. Specified and purchased computer systems for Unix-based and Windows-based Internet applications, particularly: Firewalls, web servers, tunnel servers, mail relays, and ftp servers. Administered and maintained all of the above servers. Provided technical support for all Internet issues. Trained employees and customers in basic Internet Technology, security, and protocols.
Worked closely with many departments (including Customer Service, Engineering, Human Resources, Administration, Technical Writing, Sales, Training, Quality Assurance, and Product Support) to provide web-based applications that eliminated communication bottlenecks, promoted information sharing, simplified employee administration, optimized and centralized market analysis, and streamlined the hiring process. Developed applications that provided feedback mechanisms between employees and management, established web-based training for customers and employees, and expanded customer access to product information and product support.
Naval Air Warfare Center, Electronics / Facilities Engineer (1987 – 1996). Created the first (and only) web site for the Dynamic Flight Simulator facility. Assumed responsibility for local network administration, specification and purchase of computer systems for office automation, data acquisition, dynamic control, communications, and multimedia applications. Was solely responsible for the installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and upgrade of computer and communications systems and networks within the branch.EDUCATION
B.S.E.E., Drexel University, 1983. Majors: Control Systems and Electronics.
Graduate Major, 1983-1984: Robotics and Control Systems, Drexel University.
Jewelry design, writing, songwriting, composing, piano, violin, sailing, birdwatching, geocaching, humor.