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Summary

To help a company enjoy a competitive advantage on the web by leveraging my web design skills and knowledge of search engine optimization (SEO) principles.

Work History

2015-022016-08

Production Analyst, Full Time

WESTWOOD HOLDINGS GROUP

Print, prepare and bind packets for client presentations.

Assist coworkers with Microsoft office products.

Edit and design newsletters and other promotion materials for the company.

Complete research projects and other tasks.

2010-072013-03

Web Designer, Contract

SHEPHERD'S CENTER OF NORTH DALLAS

Designed and edited web page content and created a logo to enhance website appeal. Redesigned homepage to increase company appeal.

Created a contact form to reach potential new members.

Created a Facebook page for the company to use social networking to increase online visibility.

Used Search Engine Optimization to improve search engine rating.

Created a jQuery slideshow to promote company activities.

2012-022012-03

Web Designer/office Assistant, Contract

HARVEY MCLEAN AND ASSOCIATES

Edited web page content and added social media content to increase online visibility

Used Search Engine Optimization to improve search engine rating.

Assisted the CEO with general real estate office work.

2009-082015-02

Volunteer

TEXAS HEALTH PRESBYTERIAN HOSPITAL

Assist staff with Internet research, preparing materials, answering phones, and greeting visitors. 

Edit and maintain database using MS Access.

Catalog and record medical library requests.

Check website links to ensure functioning

2008-09Present

Web Designer, Part Time

Merriman Park Estates Dallas

Design, build, and maintain site pages using HTML5, CSS to enhance website appeal.

Used Search Engine Optimization to improve search engine rating.

2008-08Present

Newsletter Committee Consultant, Volunteer

North Texas PC User Group

Create and edit newsletter using Adobe InDesign or Publisher

2008-062013-05

Assistant Media Coordinator, Volunteer

King of Glory

Assist Media Coordinator with Sunday Morning Media Ministry using Media Shout.

Made a webpage to promote KOG Young Adult Ministries, checked over new KOG site

2007-062015-02

Computer Specialist/ Web Editor

Computer for the Blind

Assemble computer hardware, install and configure software and OS for the blind.

Troubleshooting and final preparation of computer equipment for shipping.

Built 700 computers to enhance the lives of the Visually Challenged people and the VA.

Edit website using MS Expression Web and JavaScript to enhance website appeal.

Used Search Engine Optimization to improve search engine rating.

Created a flyer using MS Word to increase corporate visibility to the general public

2008-072008-07

Web Graphics Specialist, Contract

B2B Web Ventures

Formatted and audited web graphics using Photoshop to enhance website appeal.

2006-072006-08

Computer Installation Specialist/Print Services Operator, Contract

The Republic Group

Imaged and deployed new computers to user workstations for improved performance.

Transferred files from old computers to new computers using network systems.

Provided computer support to help users solve their computer problems.

Network transfer of print jobs, printed documents, solved minor troubleshooting issues

2001-072003-07

Computer Lab Asst, Part time

Richland College

Guided students with Internet research and assisted with technical questions.

Assisted in troubleshooting computer and software problems for Windows 95/XP.

Education

2003-082005-12

B.Sc

THE UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT DALLAS

MIS, GPA: 3.43

2000-082003-05

A.Sc

RICHLAND COLLEGE

GPA: 3.25

Skills

David's Skills

Experienced and skilled in the following:

  • MS Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint, Outlook, InfoPath, FrontPage, Publisher
  • Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Acrobat, JavaScript, CSS, HTML5, Fireworks, Expression Web, jQuery, Foxit PDF, Foxit PDF Editor, Corel Draw x5, Laserfiche
  • Norton Ghost, Partition Magic, Eurosoft PC-Check, Acronis Boot Restore, WDO, HBCD, UBCD, KD
  • Windows 95, 2000 Pro, XP Home, XP Pro, 7 Home, 7 Pro, 7 Enterprise, Mac OS X Tiger (10.4), Linux
  • Various desktop publishing programs
  • Facebook, YouTube, Shutterfly, LinkedIn, Pinterest

Portfolio links

Website Redesign
http://mpedallas.com/
http://computersfortheblind.net/
davef81.byethost24.com/mockups/SCND/index.html

Website Mockups
davef81.byethost24.com/mockups/HairArt/index.html
davef81.byethost24.com/mockups/HarveyMc/index.html


Acrobat
http://sp.ntpcug.org/Newsletters/NTPCUG%20-%202011-05.pdf

Indesign:
davef81.byethost24.com/mywebsites/banners.html
davef81.byethost24.com/David'sWebsite/index.html

Certifications

Richland College                                                                          December 2007

Web Development Certificate with Specialization in Visual Design         

Honors

Boy Scouts of America                                                                November 1998

Eagle Scout

Interests

Meteorology, Computers, Gardening