Proven manager, team leader, and web developer with extensive experience building web enabled database applications. Experience includes design, data capture, validation, and legacy system integration. Emphasis on intuitive interaction for the consumer and integration planning for future upgrades. Strong creative and solutions-focused approach to all technology challenges. Success utilizing remote and off-shore team resources.
Apr 2004 - Present
Major Projects *Fantasy Sports Optimizer (www.fantasysportsoptimizer.com) Created simplified data collection and entry process to populate multi-dimensional database enhancing forecast results for fantasy football players. --Live Cheat Sheet: . Translated complex algorithms from MS Excel formulas, macro, instructions, and VBA sub-routines to PHP/MySQL. . Created mechanisms to newly imbed or repeat instructions based on dynamic user input and predictive data models . Developed user interface to collect information and provide updated, real time results for mathematical model. --Optimizer: . Created tool collecting complex user inputs enabling comprehensive reporting to assist users in making best possible player picks. --Data Sense: . Developed tool to assist users in reviewing player ratings, filtering and sorting players in a customized process and developing an optimal team for their league. . Created web-based tabular data sets built on customizable input and database relationships while supporting infrastructure capabilities to manage database loads. --Subtotaler: . Developed interface querying large datasets, executing complex statistical functions saving clients over .5 work days per week. *Rotary Club of Portland (www.rotarypdx.org) . Designed and developed tailored Content Management System (CMS) . Collaborated on development of functional specifications leading to technology solutions. *Geographic Solutions (www.geographicsolutions.com/clients.asp) . Developed internet enabled graphical interfaces requiring high-level usability through wide audience *Other . Created progressive web prototype websites using Photoshop and HTML . Created client-side and server-side validated HTML forms . Created and integrated product templates into e-commerce websites . Consistently met time and budget requirements
Jan 2001 - Jan 2004
Web Developer & Training
*Managed 4 translators in developing multi-dialect, Spanish language database and website. *Developed and implemented change control processes, procedures and supporting technology to facilitate ongoing content refreshes in conjunction with its translation into additional language(s). *Developed data validation routines into applications for highly complex client registration forms. *Created technical and end-user application documentation in support of customer training, validating and updating training materials in real-time field work. *Developed web enabled VB/ASP/COM+ solutions and maintained individual databases for over 25 client systems worldwide. *Created geographic interface designed to dynamically link to database. *Trained Employment Office trainers across the US in use of various product components including Labor Market Information, Job Search Tools, Resume Builder, Skill Matching, and Employment Agency Management. *Reduced updating and maintenance processing by approximately 50% through streamlined change and update process for geographic mapping software.
Jun 1999 - Jan 2001
*Led team of 7 contractors in installation, maintenance, and upgrading of Point-of-Sale terminals for major oil industry clients. *Managed up to 350 contractors in client services, shipping, and field services. *Managed client relationships, including scheduling, installations, and troubleshooting throughout implementation of software updates.
Jan 1999 - Jun 1999
UCLA Neuropsychiatric Institute & Hospital
Help Desk (through Manpower Professional) *Managed network and software Help Desk for over 300 medical, nursing, and administrative NT workstation users. *Used ghosting process to support technology update implementations *Isolated root causes of errors requiring hardware upgrades in lieu of continued maintenance, saving support hours while promoting a planned technology refresh. *Trained new users on MS Windows and MS Office