Summary

Experienced web developer with a working understanding of business processes from accounting and marketing to production and product delivery. Uses business management skills to create secure and mobile-friendly offerings that drive growth and increase conversion rates. Recognized web developer with a keen eye for design who utilizes industry coding best practices while providing customers with the best possible user experience.

Professional Experience

Jan 2012 - Present

Web Designer and Developer

Provides professional web design and development services which employ standards-compliant HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript for front-end development and PHP5 for back-end development. Designs and develops modern WordPress sites including custom themes and plug-ins. Offers social media management services and a wide range of coordinated graphics for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, etc. Designs and develops responsive websites and mobile apps which are fully optimized for today's search engines.

Aug 2003 - Dec 2011

Senior Manager, Applications Administration

Responsible for the newspaper's accounting, advertising, and circulation business systems. Managed a staff of up to five system administrators and programmers. Managed newspaper's online subscriber services and advertising order entry systems.

Led design, development and implementation of customized combined newspaper delivery system. Project generated a new source of revenue by providing the local circulation department with the information needed to successfully deliver the Ventura County Star, L.A. Times, L.A. Daily News, Wall Street Journal, and several other publications throughout Ventura County. Previously each newspaper delivered their own publications. Parent company E.W. Scripps eventually implemented the combined delivery system in most of their newspapers nationwide.

Managed migration from Sun Fire V880 Servers to Dell PowerEdge Rack Servers running Linux OS. Wrote and implemented security policies, change management procedures, and disaster recovery procedures in compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley Act Section 404. Provided SOX 404 staff training and ensured compliance. Developed SharePoint systems to share and manage documentation.

Apr 1995 - Aug 2003

Information Systems Operations Manager

Responsible for the newspaper's accounting, advertising, and circulation business systems. Managed data center operations and a Help Desk which supported all in-house PCs and Macs. Managed a staff of up to six system operators, technical support specialists, and contract programmers. Coordinated various hardware upgrades and system implementations and led a variety of custom programming projects. Implemented online subscriber services and advertising order entry for the newspaper's new website.

Aug 1993 - Mar 1995

Office Manager

Managed head office for multi-site almond processing plant and land development business. Managed office accounting functions including accounts payable, accounts receivable, payroll, and general ledger through monthly financial statements. Led analysis, design, procurement and implementation of peer-to-peer Novell networks with servers and client PCs located in Montecito and Delano, California. Migrated accounting and general office applications to new platform. Wrote procedures and provided training.