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Interest

Hospice Services of Alabama volunteer - 2006 to present

Painting in watercolor and oils (Art work displayed at the Shelby County Arts Council October 2007)

Kayaking, White Water Rafting & Diving (SCUBA certified October 2008)

Custom

Photoshop II course - earned 97.8%, December 2006. Real Estate License School - passed real estate exam, March 2005Languages: English, Hindi, French

Objective

Seeking a challenging full time web and graphic design / information technology position in the San Francisco Bay Area.

References

Yiannis Nicolaides

Tom Hinton

Margi Ingram

Linda Massey

Brian Sparks

Steve Russell

Portfolio

Summary

A diligent and goal oriented professional with substantial experience in Information Technology, computer graphics, web design/development and marketing.  A seven year track record of proven ability to transform concepts and ideas into online, interactive reality. Successfully combined creative & artistic talent with the latest software to deliver revenue enhancing, market-oriented sites that increased monthly hits by 51% and monthly visits by 76%.

Work experience

Freelance/Teaching

Self Employed

• Kumasamba Lodge: website design and development• Coppernet Solutions Limited: taught web development to clients, students and co-workers• African Mining Consultants: website design and development

Oct 2003Present

Information Technology Manager (promoted from I.T. Specialist October 2006) ¬¬

Ingram & Associates/Daniel Homes LLC

WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN

  • Developed, designed, maintained and deployed over 50 new home community web sites using Dreamweaver, Photoshop & Flash.
  • Designed and printed ads, brochures, flyers, postcards and sign graphic art work for over 50 communities using Photoshop, Illustrator, MS Publisher and Quark Express
  • Assisted in design and production of model home displays
  • Created PowerPoint presentations for speeches, focus groups, office & model home displays

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT

  • Reviewed new technologies for use in the residential real-estate business
  • Implemented Onsite Connex (web based prospect management system): performed data migration from legacy system, verified data integrity and trained > 100 agents.
  • Assisted in design of and maintained all databases used daily in real estate transactions
  • Trained agents in applications, networking, database management and troubleshot all technology related issues
  • Set-up email accounts for all Ingram agents and employees
  • Set-up and maintained all office hardware: network, computers, printers, faxes, copiers & phones
  • Oversaw physical property inventory, licensing compliance, office supply purchasing and invoicing
  • Performed basic network maintenance and daily server backups
  • Reduced monthly costs by 7% in 2007 and in 2009 reduced projected budget costs by 80% in response to a financially difficult period.

MARKETING

  • Researched and placed all internet advertising (including Google AdWords)
  • Researched information regarding the design of community themes, logos, plan names & color schemes
  • Compiled and maintained feasibility statistics for marketing reports and studies
Oct 2006Present

Freelance

Self-Employed

• 2009    Hinton Properties : : Client Tom Hinton : : HintonProperties.com• 2008    Global Resource Network : : Client Eddie Crawford : : ProsperitywithGlobal.com• 2008    Global Resource Network : : Client Jill Edmunds : : GlobalDreamer.com• 2007    Fashion Consultant : : Client Jeanne Dixson : : business card design• 2006    William Nolen Photography : : Client William Nolen : :  ebsite design• 2006    Botanical Place : : Client Bob Schleusner : : BotanicalPlace.net• 2006    BlueWave Technologies : : Client Steve Russell : : BlueWaveTech.com, logo, business card, paper trail & ad design

Jun 2002Sep 2002

Web Developer/Programmer

NT Information Technology Services Ltd.

• Designed and developed website for Nissan Cyprus• Designed backgrounds, images, and icons using Adobe Photoshop• Designed and developed "On the Spot" tourism information for touch screen kiosks

Oct 2001Jan 2002

Systems Analyst/Web Developer

CareersOnWeb

•  Designed customer satisfaction application using Visual Basic and SQL•  Assisted in installation and configuration of Lotus Notes•  Produced various reports using Crystal Reports

Education

May 1996Aug 2000

Bachelor of Business Administration

Major GPA: 3.63/4.00, Minor: Economics

Photoshop II course - earned 97.8%, December 2006.

Real Estate License School - passed real estate exam, March 2005

Languages: English, Hindi, French

Skills

Access
HTML/DHTML
JavaScript
Dreamweaver CS4
Flash CS4
Illustrator CS4
Photoshop CS4