Work Experience

Interactive Designer/Web Developer, Winston-Salem Journal
Period: 12/07 – Present
Job type: Full-Time

  • Develop/design web advertising banners
  • Design websites for local clients using wordpress or html/css
  • Design contests, email templates, and newsletters
  • Manage email marketing lists
  • Provide support for clients with their site updates and maintenance

Owner/Consultant/Freelancer/Educator/Great Smoky Designs & Hosting
Period: 09/95 – Present
Job type: Full-Time

  • Design, develop and maintain websites for clients such as NC Lions Inc., NC Lions Camp Dogwood, W-S/FC Arts Council, W-S Youth Chorus, Piedmont Ear Nose & Throat Associates (PENTA), Smithermans Hardware, Norman Stockton Clothier, Thruway Shopping Center, Denton Farm Park, Manuel Heating & Cooling, Soda Pop’s Ice Cream, Copolla’s Pizzeria, Tar Heel MINI Motoring Club, and many others
  • Teach a WordPress workshop at Sawtooth, a community art school in Winston-Salem
  • Provide system software support, Internet set-up, site design, networking, diagnostics and troubleshooting, and overall support for computer users

Interactive Designer/Web Developer, COOK Medical
Period: 01/05 – 06/06
Job type: Contract
Period: 06/06 – 06/07
Job type: Full Time

  • Develop company website
  • Assist with video production
  • Design new layout for cross-browser compatibility
  • Design email templates and newsletter
  • Research and test new software and hardware for possible department use
  • Provide system and software support, including network training for employees.

Web Developer, Wake Forest University
Period: 10/01 – 08/04
Job type: Full-Time

  • Revamp all University departmental web sites
  • Establish template formats for University pages
  • HTML production/Quality Assurance for Creative Services and News Services Departments and numerous other departments on campus
  • Update and maintain “Window on Wake Forest” site on a daily basis
  • Update older web sites to conform to new University standards and layouts
  • Provide training and tutorials for other staff to learn to maintain and update their sites
  • Research and test new software and hardware for possible department use
  • Work closely with University Information Systems Department on University website features
  • Produce and manage various websites for the University
  • Create and edit documents and archives for University websites, using PDF technology if needed

Web Developer, NewSouth Associates NS
Period: 06/03 – 08/04
Job type: Contract

  • Develop and maintain company web site, e-mail server and intranet.
  • Create, develop, and maintain clients’ web sites, including JimColeOnline.com and AnsweringTheCall.org.

New Media Associate Production Manager, Design Factory International
Period: 9/99 – 9/01
Job type: Full-Time

  • HTML production/Quality Assurance for numerous clients, including Duke Energy, Hanes, Sara Lee, Amarr Garage Doors, SECCA, Adelphia Cable, and Harris Teeter
  • Manage and maintain server for internal needs, as well as for all clients hosted by Design Factory International
  • Provide system and software support, including network training for employees
  • Set up computers for new users
  • Perform all maintenance backups, archiving, and retrieval of all assets and production projects
  • Serve as technical contact for outside vendors regarding systems maintenance and upgrades

Systems Administrator, PikeCassels Design/Marketing, Winston-Salem, NC
Period: 9/98 – 6/99
Job type: Contract

  • Manage a network of over 60 computers with 9 servers
  • Research, implement, and install a new company-wide e-mail system
  • Design and maintain the company’s intranet site, including all aspects of company profile
  • Provide system software support, internet set-up, webpage design, networking, diagnostics and troubleshooting, and overall support for Macintosh computers
  • Diagnose and repair Macintosh computer equipment, including printers
  • Set up computers for new users

Design

Web design – 21 years experience
Graphic Design – 10+ years experience
Logo Design – 8 years experience

Coding & Programming

HTML/XHTML – 21 years experience
CSS2/CSS3 – 9 years experience
WordPress – 9 years experience
jQuery – 2 years experience
PHP – 2 years experience

Education

Community College of the USAF
Period: 1983 – 1985

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