Coating Solutions (Current) I work for this company by day, doing repair work on boats in Rhode Island when I'm between contracts working as a Web Developer.
Freelance Web Developer (Current) Develop, update and maintain websites for local business owners including front and backend technologies and SEO.
Netsense Coldfusion Developer (January 2011) I was hired as a temp consultant to add custom features/functionality to the administrative control panel of a CF Shopkart application to replace the clients PHP shopping cart. The project involved working with the following: CFM, phpMyAdmin, MySQL, web graphics and page layout.
Go Modular Web Developer and SEO Services (September 2009-December 2010) Website SEO services, Email Marketing/Advertising management. I developed the new company website using PHP includes, external CSS and on-page SEO. The website is now rated in the top 10 results on Google for over 30 targeted keywords resulting in an annual savings of over $40,000 in advertising and marketing.
Heritage Web Design Front-end website designer (March 2009-July 2009) Design page layouts in Photo Shop and convert them to HTML web pages. Created page layouts and custom web graphics for their clients throughout the US.
RentProv.com Web Developer/temp contract (February 2009-March 2009) I was hired as an independent contractor to work onsite in Providence RI. I created XML feeds to submit data to several different websites. I created HTML and XML sitemaps for Google submissions. I also created and modified directories and documents from database records for improved SEO strategies.
Assumption College Head Webmaster/temporary consultant (September 2008-November 2008) I developed and maintained html and php code. Supported and help train those managing departmental websites. Install and trouble shoot programs including Adobe Contribute, Dreamweaver and Acrobat.
Freelance Web Developer (February 2008-August 2008) Developed websites for local business owners to include custom web graphics design, page layout, ColdFusion programming, database design and site updates/maintenance. Projects: TivertonOnline.com, RikkP.com, RikkP.com/blog OceanstateForklifts.com, WordKids.net
CitiStreet, LLC HTML Developer/System Administration (September 2007-January 2008) As a consultant for Kforce Technology Staffing, was responsible for updating and editing client websites. As a member of the product development team we worked on multiple client projects simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Communicated with clients via phone/email to assist in completing year-end deadline project request.
Brown University Website development and web graphics/temporary consultant (May 2007-August 2007) Performed site maintenance and updates to the Brown University website. Designed Dreamweaver PHP templates to enable non-technical content editors to take control over site maintenance, thus, minimizing the need for technical training of university staff and web development outsourcing.
People Incorporated General maintenance (January 2005- December 2006) Performed general maintenance of PI's homes and buildings and included carpentry, plumbing and electrical. I was occasionally asked to help out with IT trouble shooting.
RI Department of Environmental Management, Providence, RI Website Design (July 2004-October 2004) Reviewed intranet web pages to created presentations and page mock-ups to demonstrate possible new site designs and page layouts to include enhanced functions, and reduced redundancy.
EDUCATION: • Bristol Community College 2002-2004 Associates Degree in Computer Information Systems / Webmaster Option Concentration in: Website Development, ColdFusion, SEO and Custom Web graphics design • Website Design Certificate Program (BCC) • WOW Certified Web Designer (World Organization of Webmasters 2005)
AWARDS: Computer Information Systems Development and Research Award (2004 BCC) Curriculum Award Webmaster 2004 (BCC)
Website Design Certificate Program (BCC)
WOW CERTIFIED WEB DESIGNER | Associate Level (World Organization of Webmasters)