Resumé

Gordon Forsythe Scottsdale, AZ Phone (cell)
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baoh AT insane-asylum.com

Objective

    To obtain a position where I can use my creativity and knowledge of web design.

Functional Summary

    I have been creating web pages since 1994, and have always kept up with the new technologies available. I wish to be allowed to continue my self-education, while using my known skills for employment.
Current Employer 2007 – Present Verizon Wireless Phoenix, AZ
Network/Software Engineer

  • Developing interactive web-based applications
    • Data visualization, alerting & statistics
    • Technology evangelist
  • Technologies Used
    • LAMP Environment (PHP5, MySQL4-5, Apache 2, Debian Linux)
    • Flash Builder (Flex 4)
Related Employment 2005-2007 Uversa Inc. Mesa, AZ
Web Application Developer

  • Developing interactive web-based applications
    • Health Care / Practice Management
    • Event Calendar + Mapping
    • Data / Statistics Reporting
  • Technologies Used
    • LAMP Environment (PHP4-5, MySQL4-5, Apache 2, Debian Linux)
February 1999 – January 2002 eCollege (formerly RealEducation) Denver, CO
Instructional Multimedia Consultant

  • Structuring documentation for web
  • Creating dynamic content using:
    • HTML
    • JavaScript
    • ASP
    • SQL-based Databases
Previous Employment August 2002 – August 2005 Borders Books & Music Mesa, AZ
Inventory Process Team

  • Placing special/corporate orders with various vendors and publishers
  • Receiving orders
  • Customer support

IT Installer (Secondary Position, 1-week installs, between two to four per year)

  • Receive IT equipment at new store
  • Set up and test NT server, SparcStation server, POS server, kiosk, register, and office computers
  • Supervise installation of rack for network components
  • Network above computers using Cisco switches and router
  • Hook up and test ISDN and T1/Frame Relay lines
  • Set up network printers (HP LaserJet)
  • Set up Kronos time clock and software
  • Troubleshoot problems and report back to HQ
Education 1994 – 1995 High Tech Institute Phoenix, AZ
Technical Associate’s Degree in Computer Electronics

  • President’s List for Scholastic Achievement
  • Director’s List for Perfect Attendance
Summary of Qualifications 1994 – Present Self-taught and through eCollege
Web-Developer Skills

  • HTML (3.x – 4.x)
  • DHTML (JavaScript & CSS)
  • Flash / Shockwave
  • ASP (3 years)
  • PHP (3 years)
  • MySQL
    • Database Design
  • Creating cross-browser compliant code
  • Creating ADA-compliant code

Server Administration

  • Server Setup (hardware, OS install & setup)
  • Debian & Red Hat-based
  • Apache Setup
  • Postfix
  • Amavis Spam/Virus Scanning

Computer Programs

  • Desktop Publishing Software & Word Processing
    • MS Office 97 – 2002
    • PageStream
    • Corel WordPerfect (most versions through 9)
  • Operating Systems
    • MS-DOS
    • Windows 95 – Me, NT, 2000 Pro, XP Pro
    • AmigaOS
    • Linux (6 years user/admin knowledge)
  • Image Processing
    • Adobe Photoshop 6
    • Adobe ImageReady 3
    • Macromedia Fireworks
  • Animation
    • Flash 4 – 5
    • Swish 1.x – 2.0
    • KoolMoves 2.x
  • Web Design
    • Allaire (Adobe) HomeSite 4.x
    • Zend IDE (Preferred)
    • Macromedia Ultradev 4
    • Macromedia Fireworks

Internet Related Knowledge

  • FTP Client + Server
  • WWW Clients + Servers
  • Usenet (NNTP)
  • IRC
  • eMail (POP, IMAP, SMTP)