resumé


highlights

  • Professional web developer with 13 years of design experience- design of personal, non-profit, and small business websites and web applications: coded using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, & SQL; both hand coded and with CMS - Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, Blogger, Tumblr, & Google Sites.
  • Programmed for 10 years. Experience in Java, C, PHP, & Python.
  • Management and configuration of social media & business analytical software.
  • Experience designing & constructing computers, installing, configuring and troubleshooting Windows & Linux desktop and server platforms.
  • Completed university courses that focus on knowledge and expertise in the Computer Science field, programming, data structures, usability and human computer interaction.
  • Knowledge in advanced network configuration & topology.

experience

Web Developer 2014 - current

Lung Association of Saskatchewan

Development of web applications in a LAMPP environment, management of network infrastructure in a Windows and Linux environment: Active Directory, Exchange, Sharepoint, DNS, Group Policy, wireless networking; design of websites with a custom internal framework, interacting with Drupal, CiviCRM, and Joomla; and internal and external technical support through a helpdesk environment.

Partner, Developer 2006 - 2014

Stikmen Graphic Design

Co-owner, web development company.

IT Summer Student 2012 - 2013

Lung Association of Saskatchewan

Designed & managed web applications, technical support, and network administration.

Webmaster 2011 - 2014

Student Volunteer Connections of Guelph

Design & management of web site, technology, and social media.

Sound Engineer, Technical Director, Technician 2010 - 2014

Curtain Call Productions

Setup and operation of theatrical lighting and sound equipment.

Theatre Technician 2010

Ship's Company Theatre

Setup and operation of theatrical lighting and sound equipment.

Theatre Technician 2007 - 2009

King's-Edgehill School

Design, setup and operation of theatrical lighting and sound equipment.


awards & honours

  • Dean's Honours List - College of Physical and Engineering Science - University of Guelph
  • Chair's Honours List - Department of Economics and Finance - University of Guelph
  • Dean's Honours List - Schwartz School of Business - St. Francis Xavier University
  • Master Warrant Officer & Drum Major - Royal Canadian Army Cadets Corps #254
  • Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother’s Award recepient for dedication to the RCAC Corps #254
  • 1st Degree Black Belt (Shodan) - International Shotokan Karate Federation
  • Level 4 Piano with Merit - Canadian Conservatory of Music

skills

hardware

Setup, configuration, maintenance and troubleshooting of desktop & laptop computers, servers, routers, switches, ethernet cabling.

programming

13 years experience - HTML, CSS, JavaScript; 10 years experience - Java, PHP; 7 years experience - C, SQL; 5 years experience - Python, Ruby. Participated in Agile software development framework.

software

Experience with: Windows (XP, Vista, 7, 8), Linux (Red Hat, Fedora, Ubuntu), MS Office (& alternatives), Adobe, Macromedia, Mail Programs (POP, SMTP, IMAP), versioning (SVN, Git) and other programs.

networking

Experience designing, implementing and troubleshooting Home and Small office computer networks: File & printer sharing, configuring QoS, Firewalls, Port Forwarding, DMZ, gateways, subnets, Active Directory, Group Policy, long-range networking with external antennae and repeaters. Experience designing and maintaining websites using SSH, FTP / SFTP, cPanel as well as domain configuration such as custom name servers and A, CNAME, MX records.

support

Experience with client interaction, inclusion of clients in development process & maintaining professionalism.


education

University of Guelph

Information Systems & Human Behaviour (Honours Bachelor's Degree)
Economics

St. Francis Xavier University

Information Systems (Bachelor's Degree first year)

King's-Edgehill School

International Baccalaureate Candidate
High School Diploma with Honours