Work / Resume

Summary

Resume of a full-stack web developer with over 16 years of work experience, focused primarily on the education sector, seeking a job in Adelaide South Australia.

Employment

2002 –
present
Web Developer
Kids Media Pty Ltd
Jul 2001 –
Nov 2001
Tutor and Practical Supervisor
University of South Australia
– for course User Interfaces
Sep 1998
Practical Demonstrator
University of Adelaide
– for course Zoology II

Education

2000 –
2001

Graduate Diploma in Computer and Information Science
University of South Australia

User Interfaces : HD
Object-Oriented Data Modelling : HD
Database Technology : HD
Programming in Java : HD
Java Programming Laboratory : HD
Computer and Internet Technology : HD
Object-Oriented System Development : D
Mathematics for Computing : C

1998 –
1999

Bachelor of Science, Honours (Zoology)
University of Adelaide

Thesis: ‘The incidence of embryonic haemoglobin and placental structure in three Australian reptiles.’

1995 –
1998
Bachelor of Science (Genetics & Zoology)
University of Adelaide
1994
Pianoforte Diploma – Associate of Music Australia (AMusA)
Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)
1994
Violin 6th grade – Honours
Australian Music Examinations Board (AMEB)
1991 –
1994
Single Study in Pianoforte – Teacher: Clemens Leske, Snr.
University of Adelaide, The Elder Conservatorium of Music
1990 –
1994
Marryatville High School

Work Experience

Jan 2002

Software Developer (Visual Basic 6)
Telstra OnAir Networks SA & NT

To bring several laborious, error-prone processes into one application that:

  • processes current Exchange data files and inputs selected data into MS Access
  • processes FASE results (analysis application that proposes changes to Cell Transmitter Frequencies) and inputs data into MS Access
  • outputs text files from MS Access into the format required by FASE
  • compares Exchange and FASE data and find differences between them
  • prompts the user for which proposed changes to retain from the FASE results
  • adds new Cells, Networks, and Exchanges to the system, updating several text files with the required data
  • provides a GUI for searching of Exchange and FASE database tables

Publications

2000
Witt, N.C. (2000). The incidence of embryonic haemoglobins and placental structure in three Australian reptiles. Australian Biologist 13(1).

Skills

Front-end Development

  • HTML5
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • JavaScript / jQuery

Back-end Development

  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Others: ASP, VBScript, ColdFusion, Java

Games / Interactives

  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • ActionScript
  • Video / Audio

Industry Knowledge

  • Full-stack Development
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Cross-browser Compatibility
  • Accessibility (WCAG)
  • Search Engine Optimisation (SEO)
  • Google Analytics
  • Print-friendly Media Queries

Tools & Technologies

  • Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Media Encoder, PhotoShop, Director
  • Content Management Systems (CMS – preferably WordPress; some exposure to Joomla, Drupal)
  • Apache / IIS
  • MySQL, phpMyAdmin
  • Tumult Hype
  • SortSite
  • Microsoft Excel, Word, Office, Powerpoint, Visual Studio, Access

Platforms

  • Apple Macintosh
  • Windows
  • UNIX

Leisure Interests

R2-D2
R2-D2 model from Star Wars
  • Being bossed around by my twin nieces.
  • Chasing my cat who loves to play hide-n-seek. (These may be backwards: chasing the twins and being bossed around by my cat…?)
  • Family history research.
  • Handycrafts, particularly embroidery, tapestry and teddy bear making. Have begun trying my hand at assembling the Star Wars miniature 3D metal DIY model kits.
  • Macro photography.
  • Reading, particularly the science fiction/fantasy genres.
  • Watching movies and television, particularly the science fiction/fantasy genres.