résumé: Socially-acceptable bragging.
B.S. Computer & Electrical Engineering
B.A. Computer Science
User Experience Architect
Bryn Athyn, PA
St. Louis, MO
Founder (1994). Various roles including Designer (’96-’98), Creative Director (’98-’00), Strategist (’00-’01), and User Experience Architect (’01-’03).
New York, NY
Speaker on "HTML Standards and Emerging Technologies"
Wells-Fargo Wholesale Advisory Council
Hosted seminar on "Setting and Achieving Web Targets"
|MacOS X||Expert||Preferred/primary OS of choice.|
|Windows 2k/XP||Advanced||I've tweaked the Registry manually several times.|
|Windows Server||Moderate||I administer my own Win2k box outside a firewall, and haven't been cracked yet. :)|
|Java||Moderate||Haven't coded in Java since 1998.|
|Ruby||Moderate||Created the HTML version of Programming Ruby and have written several Ruby libraries.|
|VBScript||Moderate||...but I loathe it.|
|C++||Beginner-Equiv||Haven't coded in C++ since 1996.|
|C||Beginner-Equiv||Haven't coded in C since 1994.|
|Pascal||Beginner-Equiv||Haven't coded in Pascal since 1992.|
|HTML/XHTML||Expert||Used on a daily/weekly basis, in-depth, since 1995.|
|CSS||Expert||Help online daily with advanced topics. Have written articles on the topic, such as How to Develop with CSS and How (Not) to Vertically Center Content.|
|DOM||Expert||Wrote ObjJob to help others explore it.|
|SVG||Advanced||Wrote the play editor and playback module for Ultimate Playbook using JS to create and manipulate the SVG DOM. Wrote server-side code that created db-driven XML and then used XSLT to generate SVG graphs with dynamic interaction. Not fluent in SMIL. Contributed several SVG JS Libraries to the community.|
|XML||Moderate||Comfortable with all concepts, but could not write a DTD without a reference.|
|SQL||Moderate||Can create complex nested joins using either a visual tool or in raw ASCII. Most familiar with MSSQL2k, also worked with PostgreSQL.|
|XSL/XSLT||Moderate||Used XSLT extensively in 1999–-2001; haven't used it since.|
|PHP||Beginner||It's just not a pretty language.|
|Illustrator||Expert||Used extensively and frequently.|
|ImageReady||Advanced||Since I hand-code all scripting and layout, I don't use its HTML/scripting pieces.|
|Form•Z||Advanced||Know the program very well, with the exception of Meta Balls and some NURBs operations. Great at architectural modeling, not experienced at lighting scenes.|
|iMovie, iDVD||Advanced||Used both for several projects.|
|PageMaker||Moderate||I used PageMaker versions 4–6 extensively. Haven't used since 1998.|
Final Cut Pro
DVD Studio Pro
|Beginner||Dabbled in all, but not used extensively.|
|i've always said 'don't go thinking it's zebras when you find a hoofprint', but then i'm just a bumpkin.