Professional Experience & Resumé
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Web Developer with 16 years experience developing Web sites, Web applications and Content Management solutions for commercial & government organizations. Primary role is an expert cross-browser/platform coder, understanding the issues unique to the Web including various user agents, accessibility, HTTP, and Quality Assurance testing (QA), with particular interest and expertise in W3C Web standards and content management.
Have introduced W3C Standards-based CSS UI development to a number of organizations both as an employee and as a consultant. Well versed in the practical application of the standards and their pitfalls and advantages. Extensive experience working as a bridge between technical and non-technical teams and team members.
DC United Soccer, The Office of Naval Research, Wolf Trap, St. Jude Medical, Marriott, NASD, Sallie Mae, Freddie Mac, GEICO, Weatherbug, NASDAQ, PEPCO, Goodwill, Riggs Bank, Citibank, Sunrise Senior Living, Cysive, Advisory Board Company, The Louis Berger Group, Greater Washington Board of Trade, Public Broadcasting Corporation (PBS), Friedman Billings Ramsey, Inc., National Student Clearinghouse, PFC Energy, Cooke Center for Learning and Development, MD Connect Internet Services, Maryland Homebrew, US Department of Health and Human Services, US Department of State, RealOps, Packet411 (now Streamview Software), Pedalshop, Council of Residential Specialists (CRS), etc.
Experience: ASP.NET; C#; VBScript/ASP; SQL; PHP; JSP; CGI/PERL; XML, XML DTD/Schema, XSLT; ColdFusion/CFML
TextMate, Espresso, Transmit, MAMP, phpMyAdmin; Quicksilver; Versions, SVN/Tortoise; TopStyle; HomeSite+, Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver (prefer hand coding) and DWT Templates, Contribute; Photoshop CS4, Illustrator CS4, Acrobat; MS Office (including Visio & Access); SQL Server 2005/2008 Express, Visual Studio, Visual SourceSafe; SecureCRT, VShell Server; PuTTY; Textpad; UltraEdit; Verisign Payflow Pro; XMLSpy; full range of browsers (e.g. MSIE, Firefox, Opera, Safari, Chrome)
OS and Other Environments
Mac OS X; Sitecore Content Management Server (6.0-6.3); Windows XP/7/Server 2003/8, Active Directory, IIS 4-6; ColdFusion and Blue Dragon Application Servers; Linux/Unix variants; Apache; MySQL; Oracle; Web Trends; Urchin; ODBC; Interwoven TeamSite, wide variety of custom CMS and blogging tools; VMWare; Movable Type; WordPress; Microsoft Content Management Server; Mozilla Open Source Project Test Cases & QA
NavigationArts, LLC, McLean, VA (2006-Present)
- Lead Web Developer (Director of Web Development, Emeritus)
NavigationArts, LLC, McLean, VA (2002-2006)
- Director of Web Development, Lead Web Developer
Iconixx Corporation; Bethesda, MD (2000-2002)
- Interface Development Team Lead; Senior Interface Developer
- Interface Developer
US Department of Health & Human Services; Rockville, MD (1997-2000)
- Web Developer / Webmaster
Freelance Web Development Services (1996-Present)
Awards & Honors
US DHHS Award for Excellence (Web site); 2 Team Excellence Citations; 3 Consecutive Performance Bonuses (Excellent & Outstanding Ratings)
Towson (State) University - Magna Cum Laude - Bachelor of Arts