SKILLS
Computer Repair
Software Troubleshooting
PHP/MySQL
HTML/XHTML/HTML5
CSS/CSS3
XML/XSLT
Adobe Photoshop
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Flash
Microsoft Office
JavaScript
Lotus Notes
Customer Service
Manual Labor
WORK EXPERIENCE
Digital Media Specialist
04/2011 - present
Illinois State University | Normal, IL | Systems Support
  • Support Apple devices and checkout program
  • Convert VHS and DVD to streaming format
  • Support the Digital Center (large scale media preservation)
  • Build and maintain digital signs using Fourwinds or Chrome in kiosk mode.
  • Help with IT support calls

IT Support/Website Administrator
05/2006 - present
ClearView Church | Bloomington, IL | Christian Church
  • Volunteer basis
  • Build and debug the original website on Apache server
  • Building in PHP, MySQL, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, Wordpress, and jQuery
  • Maintain website hosting including domain names and email
  • Support church computers (Windows/OSX) and other digital equipment (cameras, projectors, etc.)
  • Lead video and lighting teams (scheduling, training, and support)

Operational Support Specialist
01/2010 - 04/2011
State Farm Insurance | Bloomington, IL |
  • Support project planners
  • Support Incident Management
  • Running quality assurance for some projects
  • Build tools to help business and systems analysts using VBA, HTML, and Javascript.

Course Developer
10/2009 - 12/2009
State Farm Insurance | Bloomington, IL |
  • Created Interactive Flash Content using Actionscript 2 & 3
  • Created online courses for use within the company
  • Used HTML, CSS, and Javascript to build the courses
  • Worked with an experienced team

Media Developer
04/2007 - 05/2009
McCoy Corporation | Pontiac, IL | Internet Services
  • Graphic Design
  • Flash Animation
  • Web Development in PHP/MySQL and Javascript
  • Web Design in XHTML and CSS
  • Worked in team environment
  • Used Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, and Swift 3D.

Binder/Collator/Salesman
08/2006 - 03/2007
Heartland Printing | Bloomington, IL | Printing and Publishing
  • Ran industrial printers and copiers
  • Troubleshot equipment
  • Took and handled customer orders
  • Bound, copied, collated, trimmed, drilled, and laminated various products
  • Ran machines and hand made simple to complex orders

Campus Life Tech Support
10/2005 - 07/2006
Illinois State University | Normal, IL | Computer/IT Services
  • Computer technical support for campus housing, dining and rec facilities
  • Maintained the computers and printers for the facilities
  • Served over 400 printers and computers

Online Editor
08/2005 - 05/2006
Daily Vidette | Normal, IL | Newspaper
  • Maintained website with College Publisher
  • Put articles online
  • Updated website as needed
  • Corresponded with College Publisher

Lab Attendant
08/2005 - 05/2006
ORAT | Normal, IL | Student Assistance
  • Assisted students with a variety of programs
  • Maintained the computer lab
  • Closed and locked up the lab at night

Employee
06/2005 - 08/2005
Electronics Boutique | Peru, IL | Retail
  • Organized and stocked store
  • Customer Service
  • Ran register

Machine Operator
05/2004 - 08/2005
Sale Stretcher Enterprises | Peru, IL | Manufacturing
  • Operated a variety of nail coiling machines

Dishwasher Server Food Preparation
08/2003 - 05/2005
Campus Dining Services | Normal, IL | Restaurant/Food Services

    Cashier Stock Person Electronics Salesman
    11/1999 - 05/2004
    Kmart | Peru, IL | Retail

      EDUCATION
      Bachelor's Degree
      08/2003 - 06/2006
      Illinois State University | Normal, IL
      majored in Art Technology and minored in Information Systems
      Associate Degree
      08/2001 - 05/2003
      Illinois Valley Community College | Oglesby, IL
      Associate in Arts
      High School
      08/1997 - 05/2001
      St. Bede Academy | Peru, IL
      PORTFOLIO
        
      WEB EXAMPLES
      File Editor
      Built 05/2010
      A basic online file editor utilizing PHP, MySQL, jQuery, CSS, and Javascript. The look was not the main focus of this project as much as the functionality and making everything work.
      Sources:
      CodeMirror
      jQuery
      jQuery File Tree
      UILayout
      Character Profiles
      Built 03/2010
      A proof of concept for creating and maintaining characters for different kinds of indepth games. Originally sized specifically for an Archos 605. Made with jQuery, HTML, CSS, and PHP
      Sources:
      jQuery
      Tile Map Creator
      Built 01/2010
      Proof of concept for creating tile board maps and game boards. Rough with bugs. Created using HTML, CSS, and Javascript. First foray into dynamically interactive javascript with click and drag.
      Tiny Threads Tools
      Built 09/2013
      My growing collection of tools built for quick reference and conversion. Built using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, and PHP.