I am seeking a challenging and rewarding position in which I will apply my extensive experience, talents, and aptitude to further my employer’s goals and objectives. I have experience in the advertising, printing, healthcare, automotive, manufacturing, and utility industries. My prior positions have included the following job functions:
Designing and Implementing Desktop Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic 6.0
Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)
Developing Applications with Microsoft Visual Basic® 5.0
Chronology of Experience
Bloodhorse Publications, Lexington, KY July 2007 to February 2008 Position: Web Designer
Environment: Windows XP
Created web site design templates. Developed concept and production advertisements (flash-based, gif animations, and static jpgs) for multiple clients. Created flash-based online surveys. Designed and developed flash-based games. Developed streaming video solution for in-house and third party videos, including creation of video player, video conversion and dynamic content exchange across multiple servers. Maintained content on three primary corporate websites. Provided technical recommendations for future business strategies and hardware/software purchases. Mentored and gave instruction on Flash development to team members.
Host Communications, Lexington, KY April 2007 to June 2007 Position: Web Designer
Environment: Windows XP
Created user web site designs for Division IA collegiate websites. Duties included client design and feature consultation, development of user interfaces, production of website artwork using Photoshop. Secondary duties included HTML and graphic changes to existing sites.
ePrize, LLC, Pleasant Ridge, MI December 2003 to April 2007 Position: Interface Developer
Created web-based incentive-driven websites, including sweepstakes, instant-wins, and rewards programs. Duties included creation of backend web space and promotion configurations, creation of graphic look and feel, conversion and optimization of graphic content to web-ready images, coding HTML/XHTML web pages and creation/integration of proprietary toybox scripting tags, creation of flash-based games, Analysis and implementation of disability accessibility (508 standards).
Secondary duties included team member mentoring, process documentation, project management, and client consultation.
Compuware Corporation, Detroit, MI April 1997 to October 2003
Tools: Microsoft Office, Compuware TrackRecord, Compuware QARun
Coordinated Quality Assurance (QA) activities for internal applications. Analyzed project requirements and definitions, and developed QA plans and system test plans. Authored and implemented test cases. Maintained defect management databases. Developed Capability Maturity Model (CMM) processes for Key Process Area gaps for CMM level-2 compliance.
Client: General Motors Corporation Duration: 3 months
Client: Archdiocese of Detroit Duration: 4 months
Position: User Interface Developer / Graphic Designer / HTML Developer
Environment: Windows NT4/ 2000
Client: General Motors Corporation Duration: 18 months
Designed, developed, and maintained Intranet web content and applications including database design and server scripting. Designed new web user interface for corporate assembly plant Intranets and developed centralized method for web site maintenance. Designed departmental logo. Developed standalone and web based multimedia training interface. Provided HTML, scripting, and graphics training to internal customers.
Client: Ford Motor Company Duration: 6 months
Position: Web Developer
Environment: Windows 95, NT
Tools: HTML, DHTML, MS Access, Opentext Livelink, UNIX
Maintained corporate enterprise document repository. Included database maintenance and proprietary object-oriented scripting. Developed and maintained Intranet web sites.
Maintained corporate Internet and Intranet accounts as webmaster. Responsible for server and developer account administration. Designed, developed, and maintained web Internet and Intranet applications and web sites. Developed training materials and taught HTML classes. Developed user testing processes and supervised acceptance-training sessions.
Client: Detroit Medical Center Duration: 8 months
Position: Y2K Analyst
Environment: Windows 95, NT
Tools: Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel
Evaluated existing applications on PC and UNIX platforms for Y2K compliance. Recommended and supervised application upgrade purchases and replacement of Y2K non-compliant applications. Developed and implemented application test plans for Y2K compliance.
Greenlake Communications, Southfield, MI July 1996 to April 1997 Position: Web Developer / Account Specialist
Environment: Windows 95
Tools: HTML, DHTML, Paint Shop Pro 5/6, Caligari trueSpace 3.1
Designed and developed web Internet sites. Developed and maintained customer accounts. Provided off-site consulting to clients to determine web presence needs and requirements.
Responsible for supervision of all pre-press print manufacturing departments. Included hiring, scheduling, evaluations, workflow management, and quality control.
Monarch Printing, Ypsilanti, MI March 1995 to October 1995 Position: Account Specialist
Responsible for generating inside sales opportunities for large forms printer. Duties included printing specification generation, cold-call phone sales, estimating, job tracking, and customer service.
Printers’ Service (Prisco), Newark, NJ October 1992 to March 1995 Position:Office Manager
Environment: Mainframe ordering system
Front-office management for major printing supply manufacturer. Managed customer service department, reception area, and shipping clerks. Duties included scheduling, hiring, evaluations, and workflow management.
Education Bachelor of Science - Graphic Communications