Resume

OBJECTIVE

Web developer and system administrator that enjoys producing media-related interactive websites with a focus on community user experience.

TECHNICAL KNOWLEDGE

Over 15 years of scalable web development experience. Specialties: UNIX system administration, PHP, HTML, CSS, Javascript, usability, cloud platform integration. Specializing in implementing WordPress, vBulletin, Mediawiki.

EXPERIENCE

CLOUD PLATFORM ENGINEER, AT&T ENTERTAINMENT GROUP
August 2016 – present
Research and design cloud-based systems for AT&T Entertainment leveraging open-source technologies.

SUMMER IMMERSION PROGRAM TEACHER, GIRLS WHO CODE
June 2016 – August 2016
Lead instruction for 20 high school girls in the designated Girls Who Code computer science curriculum.

FREELANCE WEB DEVELOPER
2013 – present
Freelance website development, maintenance and hosting.

TECHNICAL YAHOO, YAHOO
Oct. 2001 – Oct. 2013
Developed frontend features and promotions for large scale media sites including Music, Movies and Sports using core service-oriented Yahoo technologies. Past experience also included server maintenance and frontend features for discussion boards, blogs and artist sites (Dixie Chicks, Eagles).

DIRECTOR, PRODUCTION ENGINEERING, LAUNCH MEDIA
June 1995 – Oct. 2001
Programming, audio editing, editorial and IT support for the LAUNCH monthly CD-ROM and LAUNCH.com website. LAUNCH was acquired by Yahoo in Oct. 2001.

OWNER, MORRISSEY-SOLO.COM
1997 – present
Founder, architect and administrator of influential fan site and forum for artist Morrissey with over 2,000,000 posts. The site receives approximately 150,000 unique visitors per month. Responsible for the technical direction, content curation and community moderation of the site.

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, LOS ANGELES
1998 – 2003
B.S. in Computer Science

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

DOCENT, EAMES FOUNDATION
2015 – present
Welcome and assist visitors to the historical landmark, the Eames House.