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Andrew Allspaugh

Denver, CO
URL: http://www.tw34k.com

Overview

-Over 21 years of accomplished computer and commercial design and development experience
-Strong graphical aptitude; flexible and able to work in a wide range of creative styles
-Productive working in teams, directing or taking direction
-Detail, solution and deadline oriented
-Helpful, knowledgeable and willing to teach or learn
-Intuitive about emerging hardware/software and eager to discover innovative and unique methods of applying new technologies
-Proven ability to transform client wishes into technical reality while maintaining ease of use and elegance of design

EXPERIENCE

2001-2009 ProjectWest   Denver, CO

Director of Internet Services
My role as Director of Internet Services included a wide variety of responsibilities. I successfully executed a plan to build and maintain our own set of servers in-house saving money on hosting services and giving us direct control over our serving and testing environment. I also brought my knowledge of Internet design and development process, streamlining and optimizing the way our Internet accounts were handled. I continued designing and developing the UI for most of Projects most prominent sites including The American Society for Quality -Quality Management and Quality Audit Divisions, Iowa Alliance for Arts Education, Colorado River Conservation District, Colorado Department of Transportation, Denver RTD FasTracks system, the Pomperaug River Watershed Coalition, Intrawest, Destination Resorts, Pitkin County Library, Pretty Tough Sports, Telluride Conference Center and the Telluride Institute.

-Responsible for bringing our hosting services in-house
-Acting as System Administrator for our Web, Database, Email, DNS and File servers
-Brought in new and current technologies including developing a completely custom database powered content management system
-Provided day-to-day technical support and maintenance for staff and clients on Mac and Windows work stations
-Trained staff and clients on use of the new technologies I implemented
-Made purchasing decisions on both hardware and software

1998 - 2001 Riedel Enterprises LLC. & TheSmartShops   Monterey, CA

Creative Director
Responsible for maintaining the high standard of all visual elements for projects handled by Riedel. Supervised a team of media and graphic designers to develop unique yet functional designs. Oversaw daily production output, quality and assessment of improvements. Applied my expert knowledge of design tools such as Photoshop and Illustrator both to create pages and direct the design work of others.

-Implemented the successful entertainment based dynamic web experience Voice of Dance
-Responsible for designing and developing the primary user templates for The Smart Shops database driven e-commerce solution
-Directly responsible for the implementation and design of the User Interface for The Smart Shops dynamic web-based Administration Tools
-Designed and co-directed Executive Summary interactive presentation for Vencast, Inc. which was key to Vencast receiving their second round of funding
-Successfully designed, developed and implemented the Vencast, Inc. corporate web site

1996 - 1998 Hyper Design Technologies LLC.   Pacific Grove, CA

Web Designer & Developer
As a Web Designer and Developer was responsible for creating fully optimized high quality graphics, layouts and functional web pages with minimal supervision. Promoted to Creative Director in 1998.

-Designed, implemented and built web pages for clients including National Science Foundation (NSF), Discover Magazine (Disney), Monterey Bay Aquarium and California State University Monterey Bay (CSUMB)
-Created, designed and co-directed a multimedia presentation for AT&T Language Line including integrating video elements, still graphics and animations used for demonstration purposes by AT&T sales associates
-Established overall look and feel for the Silicon Graphics Inc. (SGI) Learning on Demand interactive presentation including key graphic elements, overall layout and design

SKILLS

Adobe Photoshop Expert Currently used 21 years
Adobe Illustrator Expert Currently used 21 years
Adobe Premiere Expert Currently used 19 years
MS Office Suite Expert Currently used 21 years
HTML/XHTML Expert Currently used 20 years
JavaScript Expert Currently used 20 years
CSS & DHTML Expert Currently used 19 years
PHP Expert Currently used 17 years
MySql Expert Currently used 17 years
Mac OS 9/X Expert Currently used 21 years
Windows OS Expert Currently used 20 years
Red Hat Linux / UNIX Intermediate Currently used 16 years
Macintosh System Management / Repair / Set-Up / Build Expert Currently used 20 years
PC System Management / Repair / Set-Up / Build Expert Currently used 20 years

 
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