Resume

Last updated: Tuesday, March 12th, 2013

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Objective

  • Web Professional. Preferably in an higher education environment.

Skills

  • Standards based web design for universal accessibility (W3C, WCAG, ADA, Usability testing)
  • Client side web development (HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Server side web development (Coldfusion, PHP, Perl, XSLT, SQL)
  • Application programming (C, C++, Assembly, Prolog, Java, GUI design)
  • Customizing and maintaining vendor software (WordPress, Drupal, Confluence)
  • API integration (Maps, Photos, Analytics, Video, Social)
  • Interactive multi-media development (Flash ActionScript, HTML5 Animation)
  • Photography and graphic design (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Education

  • Portland State University: Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
  • Benson Polytechnic High School: Electrical Engineering major, Graduated with high honors

Employment

Over 12 years experience working in higher ed:

Web Analyst, Portland Community College

2013 – Present

Accomplishments to be announced…

Web Designer, Portland Community College

2005 – 2013

Responsible for overseeing the development and maintenance of the main and affiliated college websites. Collaborated with employees from multiple facets of the college. Designed, developed and maintained multi-user sites built on application platforms and utilizing multiple data sources. www.pcc.edu, 50th.pcc.edublogs.pcc.edu, news.pcc.edu, artbeat.pcc.edu, africanfilmfestival.org, my.pcc.edu and others.

Web Designer, PCC Distance Education

2004 – 2005

Responsible for all site related maintenance of departmental web pages and databases. distance.pcc.edu

Portland State, University Studies Graduate Level Mentor

2002 – 2004

Requested to return to the program in a position usually reserved for Portland State graduate students. Worked with a new faculty partner each term to deliver sophomore level college courses. Responsibilities expanded to include: decisions concerning course material, independent classroom facilitation, technology workshops and assignment grading.

Assistant Web Developer, PCC Distance Education

2000 – 2003

Assisted with the design, production and maintenance of Distance Education web sites and services. Worked closely with both the distance faculty and staff. Major roles in the design and development of the Online Orientation, DistanceHQ staff site, and the new Distance Education site, which went live October of 2002. distance.pcc.edu

Portland State, University Studies Peer Mentor

2000 – 2002

Partnered with a faculty member to deliver yearlong, freshman level college courses. Peer mentors in the University Studies program are responsible for many tasks including the preparation and independent teaching of the course for at least 6 hours every week.

Freelance

Occasional freelance work to hone my skills:

LintHikes.com

2012

Portfolio website for a  professional hiker based in Portland, OR. linthikes.com

Metrofiets.com

2009 – Present

Custom e-commerce site for a local bicycle company that has received international attention. The site commands high traffic due to being featured in magazines (Wired, Momentum), television (OPB, Discovery), radio (NPR) and the web (TreeHugger, Gizmodo, FARK). metrofiets.com

ArtOfObama.com

2008

Archive of user-generated artwork and graffiti supporting the presidential candidate. Featured in the The New York Times and other major publications.  artofobama.com

JamesSchmidtSculpture.com

2007

Portfolio site for an artist and leading art fabricator located in the Pacific NW. jamesschmidtsculpture.com

AlyssaAndRobert.com

2005

Informational website for a large wedding. The site provided an introduction to the Portland area, as well as contact information for services regarding the event.

Glass Roots Innovations

2002 – 2003

Contracted to design, construct and maintain a dynamic e-commerce site. The final product, built in PHP, allowed the business owners to maintain a continually changing catalog of items.

Noted Accomplishments

  • 2012: Speaker at HighEdWeb conference in Milwaukee, WI
  • 2010: Speaker at NCMPR conference in Bend, OR
  • 2010: Speaker at HighEdWeb conference in, Cincinnati, OH
  • 2009: Speaker at ITC Conference: eLearning 2009 in Portland, OR
  • 2008: Speaker at HighEdWeb conference in Springfield, MO. Awarded Best in Track.
  • 2007: Speaker at HighEdWeb conference in Rochester, NY
  • 2005: Completion of 2600mi. Pacific Crest National Scenic Trail, Created journal site: www.TrailB.com
  • 2004: Developed several OSS applications including digital photography batch-editing.
  • 1999-2003: Watershed restoration volunteer.
  • 1998: VICA state competition, 2nd place Electrical Engineering
  • 1994: Pacific Crest Outward Bound program, Survival and leadership experience