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Interest

- Volunteer in several humanitarian and sociocultural associations, providing for them a Web Identity.

Summary

A dynamic and enthusiastic bilingual (French and English) IT professional, with 10 years experience in multimedia project management in all their technological and artistic complexity. The bulk of my career has involved design, development, and programming of web sites, DVDs, and CD-ROMs. Global perspective based upon life, work, and continuous learning; reinforced by an ability to quick study and convey new and evolving technologies.

Work History

May 2009Present

Web Developer

Experica -The Practice Firm

Designed a Dynamic Web Portal using Visual Studio and SQL 2008. 

Among achievements is the installation and  configuration of the web development environment using  Microsoft’s latest Web Technologies. 

- Analyzed existing web application in order to detect their problems, and to recommend more effective and user friendly solutions;

- Planned, developed and designed client-server application according to the needs of Experica and Canadart, using Visual Studio 2008 development tools and .NET Framework, ASP.NET, VB.NET based Technologies;

- Designed, implemented and managed an online database for registration and data sharing system, which transformed traditional static web sites into modern and efficient real time information-sharing tools ;

- Installed and Documented DotNetNuke CMS framework, reducing the web site maintenance and update process to more than 60% ;

- Trained and supervised a team of Graphic Designer and Web Developer;

- Monitored development process using SVN (open source version control system);

Jun 2008Apr 2009

Multimedia Developer

Jaku Konbit

Provided technical support and designed various multimedia elements to promote this non-profit Ottawa based organization. Among achievements is the redesign of its internet web site (http:www.jakukonbit.com). 

- Choose web hosting services and configured needed technologies to build a dynamic web site.

- Worked to develop and implement  a community web site using Joomla CMS;

- Conceptualized and presented  ad campaigns, flyers, brochures and company stationery;

Jan 2004May 2007

Owner and Manager

HTMS - GOMA

Created and managed HTMS, “High-Tech and Multimedia Studio”, employing 4 IT Technicians and Designers. After two years, HTMS served as the main Computer Help-Desk and Creative reference for a dozen of institutions.

- Planned and managed all aspects of the business including goal-setting, marketing and financial planning, operations and reporting;

- Managed Multimedia projects and IT support services in Nord-Kivu Region;

20032004

Administration / Help-Desk Technician

Sociétés Civiles du Nord-Kivu, Goma

Provided executive support to 4 Non-Government Organisations, members of the “Coordination”; including General Manager and Corporate Secretary.

- Trained and provided problem-solving services to network users;

- Evaluate, install, maintain, troubleshoot computer hardware and networking software;

19992004

Information Manager

B.E.T. (Biodiversity Emergency Team)

Promoted to this position due to success of the Magazine  I created and for reliability and quality of its information. 

- Managed the information and communication service, more than 50 people, working in nine agencies;

- Implemented and lead a project which resulted in the creation of the first community radio in the Beni area;

19941999

Administrative / Multimedia Designer

B.E.T. (Biodiversity Emergency Team)

Coordinated multimedia service; 

- Planned video project, designed, organized and controlled all steps to produce documentaries and educational movies;

- Created 18 pages corporate monthly magazine distributed to 1000 employees and partners.

References

Cédric Charrier

“Laurent is an very skilled Web Developer. He has strong analytical capabilities and will never give up until he will find THE solution. He is also a great team player and is always willing to help. He is definitely a must for any web development team.” September 14, 2009

Education

20022004

Certificat

Institut Supérieur de Gestion Informatique de Goma
19921993

Certificat

Studio école de la Voix du Zaïre, Kinshasa
19861991

Licence

Institut Supérieur Pédagogique de Bukavu, Bukavu

Skills

APLICATIONS, SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, OS AND TOOLS
Extensive knowledge in various technics,  hardware  and software used to manage and produce effective and innovative cross-media contents. Expertise include:   - Multimedia and Web Project Management ( Web Design, Audiovisual, Authoring) - Help Desk Technician and IT Training - Office Management / Administrative.
Office Suites
  Created and managed HTMS, “High-Tech and Multimedia Studio”, employing 4 IT Technicians and Designers. After two years, HTMS served as the main Computer Help-Desk and Creative reference for a dozen of institutions. - Planned and managed all aspects of the business including goal-setting, marketing and financial planning, operations and reporting; - Managed Multimedia projects and IT support services in Nord-Kivu Region;
Web Servers
- IIS,  - Apache,  - iPlanet
Network Protocols
- Ethernet Protocols over TCP-IP connections,  - FTP,  - POP,  - SMTP,  - LAN/WAN,  - DNS,  - DHCP, etc
Hardware & Operating System
- AVC (Audio Video Capture Computer);  - MS-DOS,  - Microsoft Windows ,  - MAC OS X,  - LINUX
Content Management System
- DotNetNuke,  - Joomla!,  - Drupal,  - SPIP,  - TYPO3,  - PhpNuke,
Internet Languages, Systems and Applications
  Promoted to this position due to success of the Magazine  I created and for reliability and quality of its information.  - Managed the information and communication service, more than 50 people, working in nine agencies; - Implemented and lead a project which resulted in the creation of the first community radio in the Beni area;
Graphic Design and Desktop Publishing
  Provided technical support and designed various multimedia elements to promote this non-profit Ottawa based organization. Among achievements is the redesign of its internet web site (http:www.jakukonbit.com).  - Choose web hosting services and configured needed technologies to build a dynamic web site. - Worked to develop and implement  a community web site using Joomla CMS; - Conceptualized and presented  ad campaigns, flyers, brochures and company stationery;
Web Design Authoring
Designed a Dynamic Web Portal using Visual Studio and SQL 2008.  Among achievements is the installation and  configuration of the web development environment using  Microsoft’s latest Web Technologies.  - Analyzed existing web application in order to detect their problems, and to recommend more effective and user friendly solutions; - Planned, developed and designed client-server application according to the needs of Experica and Canadart, using Visual Studio 2008 development tools and .NET Framework, ASP.NET, VB.NET based Technologies; - Designed, implemented and managed an online database for registration and data sharing system, which transformed traditional static web sites into modern and efficient real time information-sharing tools ; - Installed and Documented DotNetNuke CMS framework, reducing the web site maintenance and update process to more than 60% ; - Trained and supervised a team of Graphic Designer and Web Developer; - Monitored development process using SVN (open source version control system);
Multimedia Software, Audio and Video Editing
  Coordinated multimedia service;    - Planned video project, designed, organized and controlled all steps to produce documentaries and educational movies; - Created 18 pages corporate monthly magazine distributed to 1000 employees and partners.