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The Dro

dro@deadstar.com
Boynton Beach, FL

Objective:

Expert in graphic design and web development with substantial experience in video production & the IT Department. Proven ability to provide the highest level of professionalism while accomplishing objectives in a timely fashion. Fully knowledgeable in all aspects of the software(s) needed to create graphics, develop web sites and edit video. Trilingual: English, Portuguese and Spanish. Looking to find a job that is team and goal oriented but also available for contract work. Enjoys taking on responsibilities that are challenging and taking the opportunity to learn new things. Looking forward to working with others. Easily approachable.

Mainstream Site Examples:
www.deadstar.com
www.digitalsecurityguard.com
www.securitycameraking.com
www.techprosecurity.com
www.techvisionDVRs.com
www.fundraiserfactory.com
www.allamericagutter.com
www.keyperformance.com
www.allivetrx.com
www.safemedia.com
www.realestaterant.net

Adult Web Sites:
www.jerkomatic.com
www.bridgettlee.com
www.loveanddeathproject.com
www.keeani.com
www.naughtylani.com
www.veronikaraquel.com
www.hollyhalston.com
www.sindeebelle.com

Technologies Used:

Software – Adobe CS5 Suite such as Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Premiere, After Effects, InDesign. Also – Encore DVD, Cleaner XL, Squeeze, Outlook, Excel, Quickbooks…

Programming - XHTML/CSS, PHP/MySQL, AJAX, DHTML, Javascript, Basic Ruby on Rails.

Web Services – Web Site Search Engine Optimization, Google AdWords & AdSense Placement, Web Server Setup & Configurations, Web 2.0 Design

Other Abilities – Building & Fixing Computers, Installing Security Systems and Managing Networks, Reinstalling Operating Systems, Virus Removal, Background Services Clean Up and Optimizations.

Software: – Photoshop, Dreamweaver, GoLive, Premiere, After Effects, OnLocation, Lightroom, Illustrator, Flash, Acrobat, Indesign, Encore DVD, Cleaner XL

Web Software – Search Fit, WordPress, Customizations of Social Networking Sites, Coppermine, OSCommerce, ZenCart, CreLoaded.

Experience:

4/2006 – CURRENT    Editor, Webmaster, Graphic Designer
Hardcore Mayhem, LLC Boynton Beach, FL

Hardcore Mayhem is a personal project I am currently working on. It’s also the company name in which I do freelance work from. I have been doing freelance work for many clients for the past 4 years. Listed below are some clients I have done work for with everything from web and graphic design, to programming and video editing.

02/2010 – 07/2010 Internet Manager
Security Camera King / TechPro Security – Deerfield Beach, Florida

Programming & Designing their web sites creating advertising banners. I also installed and configured networks for a few security camera systems. Created custom EBay templates and setup a you-tube like video sharing portion of their main website. Designed and Maintained Custom Templates for Email Blasts and social networking sites such as twitter, youtube, facebook… etc.

Technologies Used: PHP/MySQL, DHTML, Javascript, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, XHTML, CSS, Illustrator, Search Fit, Constant Contact more…

11/2008 – 11/2009 Internet Manager
The Plastic Card Factory – Lake Worth, Florida

Programming & Designing Web Sites, Managing the Network, Helping Graphic Design Department with workload when needed, Rebuilding PC’s & Upgrading them and their software, Helped Print Department with Technical issues, All Around IT Work.

Technologies Used: PHP/MySQL, DHTML, Ajax, Javascript, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, XHTML, CSS, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash, more…

09/05/2008 – 11/10/2008  Webmaster, Graphic Designer
World Voice Telecom, LLC, Boca Raton, Florida
PO Box 276349, Boca Raton, FL 33427

Created custom web site at callamericafree.net to promote and sell VOIP product magicJack. Also helped in marketing with bulk e-mailing and setup custom one page product checkout in Ultracart and providing templates in 5 languages, English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, & Italian. Other marketing strategies with custom MySpace templates used created with photoshop and CSS.

Technologies Used: PHP, DHTML, Javascript, Flash, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, XHTML, CSS, UltraCart.

5/14/2008 – 06/23/2008 Webmaster, Graphic Designer
Real Estate Marketing Alliance, Florida

Creating Real Estate Marketing web sites as well as creating marketing tools such as banners and utilizing blogging tools as CMS.

Technologies Used: PHP/MySQL, DHTML, Javascript, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, HTML, CSS, WordPress, aMember.

11/07/2007 – 02/04/2008 Webmaster, Graphic Designer
SafeMedia Corporation Boca Raton, Florida

Creating Datasheets as well as the overall design of all of their graphic and web work. Programming and maintenance of all web sites.

Technologies Used: PHP/MySQL, DHTML, Ajax, Javascript, Photoshop, GoLive, HTML, CSS, InDesign, Illustrator, Flash

10/2004 – 4/2006 Editor, Webmaster, Graphic Designer
Azure Entertainment LLC West Palm Beach, Florida

Worked as a video editor for online video clips and DVD authoring. I also edited images for adult website and magazine ads. I then became promoted to web admin where I also updated all of their websites and helped create web advertisement tools such as banners and promo pages. I helped construct new site layouts and produce content for them.

Technologies Used: PHP/MySQL, Photoshop, GoLive, HTML, CSS, Ajax, Premiere, After Effects, Encore DVD.

6/2003 – 10/2004 Online Sales Manager, Fetish Factory
Ft. Lauderdale, FL

I began working for the Fetish Factory as the online sales manager. I then began working on updating their sales items online by photographing the items and editing the images to be placed online. I also edited short video clips for their online fetish party websites.

Technologies Used: Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Cleaner XL, Encore DVD.

8/2001 – 5/2002    Assistant Manager and Web Designer, Ben Siegel Reptiles
DEEFIELD BEACH/FL – WORLDWIDE SHIPPER

I did everything from caring for all of the exotic animals, to stock, to designing their web site as well as updates and sales.

Technologies Used: Photoshop, GoLive, HTML, CSS, Premiere, After Effects.

Education:

2003-2005 ITT Technical Institute FT. Lauderdale, FL
Associates in Multimedia

1997-2000 Olympic Heights High School Boca Raton, FL
Graduated Honor Student

Technical References:

Reference Name:  Eric Lubitz
Reference Company:  World Voice Telecom, LLC
Title: Owner
Email: ELubitz@aol.com
Type: Professional

Reference Name:  Andrea Wells
Reference Company:  BridgettLeeCom
Title: Owner
Email: bridgettlee@bridgettlee.com
Type: Professional

Reference Name: Robert Foote
Company: SafeMedia Corp.
Title: Manager
Email: robert.foote@safemedia.com
Type: Professional

Reference Name: Glenn Catepano or Donna
Reference Company: Fetish Factory
Title: Owner
Email: glenn@fetishfactory.com
Type: Professional

Reference Name: Ben Siegel or Stacie Siegel
Reference Company: Ben Siegel Reptiles
Title: Owner
Email: siegelreptiles@cs.com
Type: Professional

Salary Requirement:
I normally ask for $30/Hour or $60K/Year

Prices for Contract Jobs Vary depending on what needs to be done.