Joseph Ucuzoglu

Joseph Ucuzoglu

Summary of Qualifications

  • Over 10 years working in the information systems and web application development fields.
  • Managed a team of 6 employees and responsible for several enterprise software deployments.
  • Wide range of business experience working for organizations of all sizes including Fortune 500 companies (NBC/Universal, Disney), a dot com era start up, various small businesses, and a University.
  • Experience customizing enterprise management systems, developing high volume web sites, coding web applications and mining data to produce reports.
  • Speaker at industry conferences and author of technical articles.
  • Managed corporate global IT operations of over 50 client workstations and servers.

Publications and Presentations

Websites

Technical Profile

Web application languages:

PHP, ASP.NET, JavaScript, JQuery (AJAX), ASP, CSS, Cold Fusion, XML, XHTML, Code Igniter

Web development tools:

Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat Writer, Visual Studio, Flex Builder

Enterprise Applications:

Angel LMS, Power Campus SIS, PowerFaids, Drupal CMS

Programming languages:

VB.NET, C#, PythonDatabase and other servers:

MS SQL Server, MySql, Access, MS Exchange, Active Directory, Apache, IIS

Objective

Work for a dynamic organization where I can utilize my full range of Information System expertise to help achieve corporate objectives.

Work History

Work History

Web Developer

GameMax

Led re-development of GameMax’s e-commerce department.

  • Programmed scripts in CFML, HTML allowing customers to sell and purchase used titles online while dynamically pulling real-time video game buy/sell prices from GameMax’s backend database (MS Access).
  • GameMax website required new strategy. Once implemented, sales improved by more than 400% (year two).
Aug 2006 - Present

Director of Information Systems

Frontier School of Midwifery and Family Nursing

As a director of information systems at Frontier I am responsible for the continued development and deployment of the student information, learning management, content management and other information systems that are necessary for day to day operations at the university.Prior to serving as the Director of Information Systems I served as the Interim Director of the Technology Team managing 6 employees and several 3rd party vendors in addition to performing the responsibilities mentioned above.

·Produce custom web applications to extend or provide features that are critical for the institutions niche requirements that did not exist within the Enterprise Student Information and Learning Management systems.

·Implemented enterprise student information and learning management systems migrating from legacy applications.

·Regularly participate in meetings and on committees critical to the organization including Marketing, Retention and Instructional Design in addition to those directly related to my position.

·Converted Frontier School assessments from pen and paper to 100% online examinations within a 1 year period providing substantial cost savings.

Nov 2009 - Aug 2010

Information Technology Manager

StreetWise

Contracted to direct and manage StreetWise’s technology team to create and maintain community web properties for THQ and CAPCOM.

  • Developed and deployed sites for video game companies THQ/Capcom. Primary technologies PHP, AJAX, Drupal, XHTML, CSS, MySQL
  • Coordinate teams consisting of over 7 people on large project engagements.
  • Implemented, customized and adapted ActiveCollab (Web 2.0 Collaboration Software) for StreetWise to improve task efficiency and mirror existing business practices.
Apr 2005 - Jun 2006

Web Producer

NBC Universal, Inc. (Bravo Channel)

As a web producer for NBC/Universal I utilized a combination of PHP, JavaScript, XML, Dynamic HTML and Adobe Photoshop to produce and update websites for the Bravo Channel.

  • Responsible for the production and day to day maintenance of over 8 NBC-Universal/Bravo Channel websites including Universal High Definition Channel, Queer Eye for the Straight Guy, Project Green Light, Top Chef and Blowout.
  • Developed Podcast RSS feed for Queer Eye's weekly hip tips and audio blog. Also constructed custom XML file for distribution via Apple's I-Tunes.
  • In addition to my assigned duties I also engaged in writing copy, video production (Final Cut Pro) and photo editing (Adobe Photoshop) for the websites.
Jul 2004 - Apr 2005

Web Developer (Technical Producer)

http://corporate.disney.go.com/wdig/index.html

While contracting for Disney's Internet Group I was assigned two high profile assignments. I was given responsibility for creating several key sections of the Disneyland.com website in their redesign project. I was then tasked to work on Walt Disney Worlds International Website which composed of over 2,400 pages and included 3 language variants.

  • Created the content management system structure and developed code for several key sections of the Disneyland.com website.
  • Completed all project assignments on time (or ahead of schedule) including the Walt Disney Land and Walt Disney World International websites.
  • Lead 2 junior technical producers while working on the Walt Disneyworld International web site.
Dec 2003 - Jul 2004

Web Application Developer

http://www.macrocommunications.com/

Primarily responsible for developing, coding and modifying high volume new/pre-existing e-commerce websites for Macro Communications. Principal technologies utilized were ASP, SQL Server and CFML. Secondary responsibilities included management and administration of all databases, e-mail, FTP and web servers.

  • Developed several modules for click4teetimes.com website. These included a CMS module and an Elite Club Membership component which was produced in association with Golfsmith in under 1 week.
  • Programmed Instonenutrition.com website which combined Flash/Action Script and ASP to tie into SQL Database to store membership data.
  • Routinely juggled multiple projects while meeting deadlines.
  • Within 4 weeks was solely responsible for all web programming, database and server administration for the entire company.
May 2002 - Dec 2003

IT Consultant

CompOC

Operated IT consulting business. Provided a wide range of hardware, software, networking, application development and internet website services to clients in order to meet their corporate goals.

  • Serviced the IT needs for over 30 clients throughout Southern California
  • Worked with the founders of WTW Associates to design the most comprehensive internet application for the management of personal introductions in order to achieve a technological advantage over their competition.
  • Programmed/deployed/managed dozens of websites, e-mail servers and custom internet applications for small businesses.
  • Produced custom Visual Basic applications. In the case of ESOP Corporate Resources, the custom VB program reduced the amount of time required to design an ESOP proposal from 4 hours to 15 minutes.
May 2000 - May 2002

IT Manager / Web Developer

Y Media Corporation

Managed all MIS activities involving Y Media Corporation.  Primary duties involved database/network programming and administration.

  • Developed and managed global IT infrastructure for the entire corporation consisting of offices in California, Colorado, Japan, Taiwan and Hong Kong.
  • Built corporate Intranet/Extranet (IIS, Cold Fusion, XML, HTML, ASP) from the ground up.
  • Created custom bar-coding application. Required a front end that was developed with Visual Basic for Windows CE which interfaced with the company extranet module programmed in Cold Fusion. Upon completion, all distributor inventory data was accessible via our ERP/MRP(PFW) system database.
  • Designed system and XML specifications for data interchange between with supply chain partners.
  • Saved Y Media over 15% on ERP implementation costs by taking on key software installation tasks to cut down on billable consulting hours.
Jan 1999 - Aug 1999

Website Assistant

Cal State Fullerton
  • Designed, updated, and maintained the Career Center website.
  • Assisted in the development and maintenance of primary CSUF website.

Education

Education

Angel AUC Poster Presentations