Profile

Over ten years of experience in web development. Keen eye for detail results in pleasing, functional designs that meet clients' needs.

Experience

LARK GROUP, INC.; Evansville, Indiana — 1999-current

Developer. Lark Group is an independent computer consulting firm working with cutting-edge technologies. Projects include web site development; book, magazine, and online writing; and software development. Working exclusively with Ruby on Rails and related technologies since fall 2007.

STERLING ROSE DESIGN; Evansville, Indiana - 2007-current

Owner. Sterling Rose Design boasts agile web development practices, geared toward delivering clients' visions as rapidly as possible. Web sites developed under the Sterling Rose Design banner have varied from complex e-commerce and inventory applications to simple "presence" sites, and much in between.

QUILTINDEX.COM; Endicott, Washington - 2000-2008

Owner. A portal for the quilting community, this site offered monthly giveaways and e-newsletters, semi-annual virtual scavenger hunts with tens of thousands of dollars in prizes, free patterns, and other features. I developed the site and all related functionality entirely in ASP/VB, and later completely re-wrote it in ASP.NET/C#.

ADAPTIVE STRATEGY; Redmond, Washington — 2005-2007

Developer. Worked with distributed team designing and implementing a variety of applications and features.

NETWORK ASSOCIATES/MCAFEE; Dallas, Texas - 1997-1999

Online Support Supervisor. Oversaw a team of 10 technical support engineers working in the Online Support division. Duties included customer support, hiring/firing, training, employee reports and reviews, as well as being a member on the team that researched and implemented McAfee's first online Knowledge Base.

STREAM INTERNATIONAL; Dallas, Texas - 1996-1997

Support Technician. Offered telephone support for Hewlett Packard's line of laptop computers, printers, and scanners, eventually rising to a Team Mentor position.

Additional work experience includes administrative support positions for an immigration attorney, a pilot recruitment firm, a math tutoring center, and a flight school.

Education

Dallas County Community College District, Dallas, Texas, 1994-1998

Accrued 60+ hours of credits in a variety of subjects.

Skills

10 years experience in writing computer software across numerous operating systems and languages. Co-author of Access 2002 VBA Handbook, as well as several articles about Access and VBA. Detail-oriented and thorough, with excellent communications skills. Able to work well alone, or with either large or small teams of co-developers.

References

Available on request.