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Creative professional in multiple industries from telecommunications to higher education. Highly dedicated to crafting messaging and focused on web development and devops. Skills include design, user experience, analytics, and enterprise production including server administration, user management, support, and training. Content management experience with various systems including WordPress, WordPress Multisite, and BuddyPress.

I have worked well leading creative teams and collaborated with programmers, designers, writers, interns, and other production staff as well as vendors. I have trained users, clients, staff, and I have instructed and mentored students in a higher education setting. I am proficient managing simultaneous projects, and maintaining great client communications.

Skills
Skills
  • HTML/CSS
  • Sass
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • PHP-Composer
  • Perl
  • Python
  • Node.js
  • Package Management
  • NPM
  • Grunt
  • Gulp
  • Git
  • Subversion(SVN)
  • Vagrant
  • Puppet
  • Unix
  • Linux
  • SELinux
  • Solaris
  • MacOS
  • Apache
  • NGINX
  • MySQL
Experience
Nicholls State University
Thibodaux, LA
Website Manager
  • Design, program, and maintain modern, responsive, and accessible web sites for effective communication with prospective students, current students, faculty, staff, donors, and visitors using PHP, Javascript, CSS, HTML and other production programing and scripting languages.
  • Coordinate, train, and support staff, writers, designers, and other content creators including contract vendors.
  • Guide and evaluate student workers and interns.
  • Manage user accounts and web sites for faculty, department, and student projects.
  • Maintain and develop websites using content management systems such as WordPress, WordPress Multi-site, and other systems including basic html and javascript.
  • Coordinate with other technical departments to maintain and support virtually hosted systems using cloud based infrastructure.
  • Administer Linux(seLinux) based servers for web and database production and development.
  • Create documentation and policy based on student, faculty, and administrative needs.
  • Collect, analyze, and interpret website traffic as well as visitor usage to improve communication and usability including search engine(seo) and social media exposure.
Xspedius
Lake Charles, LA
Webmaster
  • Maintain corporate branding identity for all Web resources and customer utilities.
  • Design and develop customer utilities.
  • Coordinate with Intranet and Internet programming teams to develop Web site interfaces.
  • Develop web based Delphi, ASP, Perl, ColdFusion, and PHP with database systems using MSSQL and MySQL
  • Maintain and administer Web servers.
  • Assist other teams with issues related to Macintosh, Linux, and Solaris systems.
Louisiana Tech University, School of Art
Ruston, LA
Assistant Professor
  • Instruct classes in print and graphics using QuarkXpress and Photoshop, classes in Web Design using HTML, CSS, and Javascript using Macromedia Dreamweaver and other software, and classes in multimedia design using Macromedia Director/Flash and other software.
  • Writing documentation and syllabi.
  • Maintain MacOS X Server (AppleShare, Netboot).
  • Administer, troubleshooting, and testing the School of Art network and labs.
iAmerica (WorldCom, DIGEX, Intermedia Communications, LDS)
Monroe, LA
Programmer Analyst
  • iAmerica Product Development, print, CD Rom, Web sites, and software / server development.
  • Website Creative Direction, Project Management, and billing for iAmerica Web site clients.
  • Server support and administration for hosted Web servers.
  • Administrative support for mail servers.
Pearson Design
Monroe, LA
Graphic Designer
  • Art direction, planning and execution of design projects for print, broadcast, and web delivery.
  • 2d and 3d computer animation.
  • Non-linear video editing and production.
  • Accident recreation for court presentations using 2D visual aids, 3D and 2D animation, video, and sound.
  • Coordinate with expert witnesses and engineers for accurate court presentations.
various companies
various locations
Freelance Creative Developer

I have helped many companies and individuals with creative and technical problems since my adolescence. These solutions range from illustration, print and production design to highly interactive Websites and multimedia projects.

US Army - B trp 5/12 cav
Ft. Knox, KY
M1A1 Tank Crewman (E-4 Specialist)

As a member of the Armed forces, I operated and maintained M1-A1 tanks and acted as Commanders Driver and unit artist.

Education
Louisiana Tech University
Ruston, LA
Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design (Cum Laude)
US Army Armor Center
Ft. Knox, KY
US Army Basic & Advanced Training
Peabody Magnet High School
Alexandria, LA
High School Diploma (AP Computer Programming)