Summary

Mike has focused his talents on creating multiple streams of passive income via online properties and is actively seeking talented groups and individuals who share his vision.

Specialties:

Development: Ruby, PHP, Objective C, Java, HAML, SASS, XHTML, JavaScript, CSS, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MSSQL, XML, ASP, VB. Design: Branding, Templates. CMS/Framework: Rails, CakePHP, Drupal, WordPress. JS Libraries: jQuery, Mootools,YUI, Script.aculo.us. Software: Eclipse, Photoshop, 3DSMax. Marketing: Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Search Engine Marketing (SEM), Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Arbitrage, Affiliate Marketing. OS: Linux, Mac, Windows. Version Control: Git, Subversion, CVS.

Work History

Work History
Mar 2006 - Present

Senior Web Systems Director

Smullin Design and Development

Smullin Design is a full-service international web design and development agency. We provide a broad range of products including content management systems, eCommerce websites, social networks, as well as custom web services such as systems analysis/design, project management, design, development, maintenance/support, and more. Mike Smullin is the founder of Smullin Design. He brings over 8 years of experience developing Internet-based websites and applications.

Oct 2008 - Present

Chief Executive Officer

The Smullin Supply Company

Smullin Supply is a small family-owned retail e-commerce business headquartered in Eagle Mountain, Utah featuring over US$4.5M in products related to outdoor survival equipment. Mike is responsible for strategy, financing, product sourcing, operations, marketing, and human resources. Assisted by family members handling operations and fulfillment. Call center of 30+ customer care representatives handling 24/7 sales and customer service. Multiple warehouse fulfillment centers strategically positioned from coast to coast for fastest possible shipping.

May 2009 - Jul 2010

Programmer

TruHearing, Inc.

TruHearing is a medium-sized local business that has been working in the health care industry to provide high-quality hearing aids at a discounted rate to health plan members and their families for over 8 years. In 2008, TruHearing contracted with Smullin Design to perform a variety of services, and then in 2009 extended a salaried job offer to me personally which I couldn't refuse. During my tenure I participated in growing the department from 1 to 5 people and providing all aspects of services you would normally expect from an IT department. For more detail see also: http://www.smullindesign.com/clients/case-studies/truhearing

Jul 2006 - Feb 2008

Director of Interactive Design

Blogging Systems, LLC

Utilized open-source LAMP technology such as WordPress, WordPress Mu, and Drupal to provide a wide variety of blogs and social networking products to real estate brokers, vendors, as well as Fortune 500 companies--including Microsoft, Wachovia, and Toyota. Simultaneously hired employees and managed several outsourced projects as necessary. Aggressively studied the Software Development Lifecycle (ISO 12207) and Project Management throughout the company's rapid growth. Utilized email, IM, IRC, desktop sharing, and cell phone to work remotely in a virtual office environment, as well as a custom project management system and version control systems Subversion (SVN) and Concurrent Versioning System (CVS) to facilitate group development. Maintained soure code documentation with Doxygen and JavaDoc style commenting. Administered multiple Linux servers. Produced graphical wireframes and many other abstract modeling tools for systems analysis prior to programming.

Jan 2006 - Mar 2007

Development Specialist

Provo Labs, LLC

Provo Labs is an incubator for Web 2.0 internet companies. They focus on building companies that combine content and community and technology in innovative ways to solve problems for our customers. Formed by MyFamily.com founder Paul Allen, Provo Labs currently has several companies in various stages of development. Utilized open-source technology such as LAMP, WordPress, WordPress Mu to provide business website solutions to small-medium size businesses. Designed graphics for both web and print, sliced templates, and coded numerous layouts using valid XHTML 1.0 Strict, CSS 2.0 with Section 501 Accessibility and web standards in mind. Implemented source ordering for search engine opimization, liquid/elastic/fluid layouts, pure-css dropdown menus, fast css sprite rollover effects, and more. Utilized Script.aculo.us and Prototype to achieve various object-oriented JavaScript programming objectives such as AJAX, user interface effects, form validation, and more.

Jan 2005 - Jan 2006

IT & Development Specialist

TruVision, Inc.

Developed Intranet CRM applications & Internet e-commerce sites using a unique blend of PHP, SQL, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax (XMLHTTP), FPDF & FPDI across multiple browsers incl. Firefox, IE. Managed numerous on-site and long-distance servers running FreeBSD & RedHat Linux Enterprise 3 hosting Apache2, MySQL4, PHP5, Samba (LAMPP/XAMPP) Developed application to replicate proprietary InterTel phone switch data in real-time from antiquated MSAccess via ODBC to MySQL using PHP, WMIScript, Batch files, etc. Performed general DBA incl. normalization, indexing, replication, backups, etc. Designed templates & graphics in Adobe Photoshop CS and Macromedia Dreamweaver MX

Jan 2003 - Jan 2005

Development Specialist

Alorica, Inc.

Developed Intranet Knowledgebase applications and Break Management software using primarily ASP, T-SQL/MSSQL 2000, JavaScript, DHTML, CSS, VB6, VBScript, and some WMIScript. Automated management of twelve Virtual Lab helpdesk servers using a unique blend of WMIScript, Faronics DeepFreeze Enterprise, and VNC (TightVNC) so call center phone agents could view and interact with multiple OS from their desk via a TCP/IP intranet network. Responsible for the entire development cycle of several projects including written documentation, commented code, beta testing, and backup. Often inclined to proactively identify patterns in tasks performed by management and employees, research and develop automated/efficient alternatives, and organize meetings to provide written documentation for presentation and approval of new projects.

Education

Education
Jun 1999 - Jun 2003

Diploma

West High School

Graduated 3.5 GPA with Honors in Applied Technology Education. First to receive A+ Certification in my school district. Received scholarship from the Sinclair Oil Corporation to attend Salt Lake Community College.

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