With over twelve years of experience developing web sites, editing, and producing content, I am looking for a challenging position in which I will be able to put my diverse skill set to work.
1/2000 – Present Freelance Seattle, WA Industry: Internet Services Web Developer & Designer
Designed and built various websites using hand-coded XHTML, CSS, XML, XSLT, ASP & ASP.NET, HTML, SQL, and Photoshop. All sites adhered to W3C standards and most were Section 508 compliant. Tested UI with major browsers on PC & Mac.
3/2007 – Present Microsoft Redmond, WA Industry: Computer Software Media Author III
Developed the user interface for Microsoft Vista Windows Media Center using MCML (Media Center Markup Language.)
2/1998 – Present Sonic Boom Records Seattle, WA Industry: Internet Services Webmaster
Built, designed, and maintain the Sonic Boom Records website.
Built web store from scratch using ASP.NET.
Edit and optimize images using Photoshop.
Edit and produce all web content on the website, ensuring accuracy, proper grammar, and proper spelling.
Provide technical hardware or software support when necessary.
11/2006 – 3/2007 Hillclimb Media Seattle, wa Industry: Computer Software Web Developer
Built websites using HTML, ASP, and CSS.
Executed search engine optimization strategies; fixed 301 error redirects, updated content, and fixed page titles, and metadata.
Edited and converted hundreds of pages of old content from outdated websites to new web-standard templates.
1/2005 – 5/2006 Microsoft Redmond, WA Industry: Computer Software Media Author (contractor)
Developed (Windows Vista’s) Windows Media Center UI using Media Center Markup Language (MCML). Filed bugs during development of MCML.
10/2004 – 1/2005 Getty Images Seattle, WA Industry: Internet Services QA Tester / Web Tester (contractor)
Tested internal website, filed bugs, tested website by using Mac browsers and Windows browsers. Checked for cross-browser compatibility.
9/2003 – 10/2004 Microsoft Redmond, WA Industry: Computer Software Software Tester (contractor)
Wrote test plans & test cases then tested ActiveX control, ActiveSync’s Media Sync feature, MediaCenter transcoding program, and Windows Media Player to Smartphone and PocketPC syncing end-to-end scenarios. Extensive use and testing, including flashing and installing OS images, for Smartphones and PocketPC mobile devices.
1/2003 – 8/2003 Radical Software Seattle, WA Industry: Computer Software Web Developer & Web Tester
Built and updated websites using HTML, ASP, and ASP.NET.
Instructed end-users on proper usage of HTML and demonstrated CMS.
Performed troubleshooting and network support for Mac OS9.
Wrote and executed test plans and test cases for e-commerce sites.
Reported, fixed, and regressed hundreds of found bugs.
Investigated techniques for improving search engine results.
11/2001 – 1/2003 Xbox Redmond, WA Industry: Internet Services Game Tester
Mostly ad-hoc compliance and functional testing of software and Xbox hardware. Filed and reproed bugs.
9/2000 – 11/2001 Food Services of America Seattle, WA Industry: Restaurant/Food Services Web Designer & Developer (contractor)
Designed layouts of the Food Services of America website. Built website mock-ups. Created templates for Microsoft’s Content Management Server. Proof-read thousands of recipes for consistency, spelling mistakes, and correct grammar.
7/1999 – 8/1999 Pro2Net Seattle, WA Industry: Accounting and Auditing Services Web Developer
Edit Word documents to publish on the Pro2Net website. Added HTML and XML to documents.
6/1999 – 7/1999 RocketVox Seattle, WA Industry: Internet Services Web Developer
6/1996 Peninsula College US-WA-Port Angeles Associate Degree
6/1991 – Present Tennishockey Club of America
Language Proficiency Level English Fluent – Full Knowledge German Conversational Japanese Conversational – Limited