10+ years experience with database design and web integration (Oracle, SQL Server, MS Access, and MySQL).
6+ years experience as webmaster for large company, managing web developers from more than 30 different groups and departments, developing and maintaining internal and external web sites and applications, teaching web skills.
Developer, manager and distributor of my own successful web software, The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding. Built with PHP/MySQL.
Further management experience demonstrated as director of several local Family Records Extraction teams, 2000-2002; Editor for university student newsletter, 1990-1992; District Leader for LDS missionaries, 1988.
7 years experience developing telephony-based, interactive voice response applications for healthcare (using C/C++ on Windows NT and OS/2).
Experienced with many development tools, including Dreamweaver, HomeSite, Cold Fusion Studio, FrontPage, TopStyle, Photoshop, Flash, Visual Studio and others.
Excellent communication, writing, editing and layout abilities, backed up by time spent on newspaper and magazine staffs, plus extensive freelancing experience.
More than 90 published articles in newspapers and magazines.
Comfortable as a teacher (web skills, genealogy, records extraction) and public speaker.
Bachelor’s degree in computer science & journalism from Brigham Young University (double major, graduated Magna Cum Laude).
Webmaster, Programmer Analyst, April 2000 – present.
Have developed numerous web applications in Cold Fusion and ASP. Design, manage and support company Intranet and two external sites, consult on web-related projects, teach classes on various web topics.
SmartTalk.com/Information Access Technology, Salt Lake City, UT.
Senior Web Developer, Programmer/Systems Analyst, Sept. 1992 – April 2000.
Designed, developed and supported IVR software and user interfaces. Developed Internet versions of several IVR products using Perl. Designed and managed company web site. Produced first online help.
Darrin's Web Design (Self-employment)
Freelance Web development, Sept. 1996 - present.
Web development and site management as an independent contractor. Developer and manager of The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (http://www.tngsitebuilding.com).
Bright Ideas (Self-employment)
Freelance writer and desktop publisher, Feb. 1993 – April 1999.
Writing, editing and production of newsletters, fliers, magazine and newspaper articles as an independent contractor.