Senior Web Developer

Northpointe Bank - Grand Rapids, MI

July 2004 – Present 
In this position I am responsible for the organization’s web development efforts, attempting to provide the best user experience for both internal and external customers.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Working closely with the marketing department to build and enhance the organization’s public-facing web presence
  • Producing electronic marketing material such as HTML email, banner ads, and Flash applications using Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop and Flash software
  • Supporting the Marketing Department by assisting with print material as necessary using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, and Acrobat software
  • Working with multiple departments to design, test, and implement custom web-based solutions. Solutions include content management, document management, e-commerce, and business intelligence applications
  • Providing technical support for employees, customers, and business partners
  • Server administration – Linux and Windows
  • Maintaining the organization’s external DNS records
  • Overseeing backup and disaster recovery plans
  • Uptime monitoring and reporting

Web Designer

Northrop Grumman IT / City of Grand Rapids - Grand Rapids, MI
February 1999 – March 2004
In this position I was primarily responsible for designing front-end user interface components for web applications, both for public-facing and intranet web sites.
Key Responsibilities:

  • Produced the majority of graphics for the City of Grand Rapids’ Intranet and public-facing web sites using Macromedia Fireworks and Freehand software
  • Developing and maintaining web applications for the City of Grand Rapids’ Intranet and Internet web sites using Macromedia Dreamweaver and Flash software
  • Provided support for web applications

Computer Lab Assistant

Grand Rapids Community College - Grand Rapids, MI
August 1998 – February 1999

  • Assisted students with computer related issues in the lab
  • Performed computer maintenance within the lab


Platform / OS Experience

  • Ubuntu (LAMP stack)
  • Fedora (LAMP stack)
  • Windows Server 2003 (WIMP / WAMP stack)


  • PHP
  • Perl
  • HTML
  • XML
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • SQL
  • Actionscript

Software Experience

  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Fireworks
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe InDesign
  • MySQL Administrator
  • SQLyog

Database Experience

  • MySQL
  • SQL Server
  • Sybase

Achievements / Education

  • Adobe Certified Professional
         Flash MX Designer
         Dreamweaver MX 2004 Developer
  • Zend Certified PHP Engineer
  • City of Grand Rapids’ Team Achievement Award
  • Grand Rapids Community College, Grand Rapids, MI
    Commercial Imaging Major
  • Ottawa Hills High School, Grand Rapids, MI