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Rob Cairns Online Resume

  1. 1. Rob Cairns Web Designer, Social Media Consultant And Online Security Expert Summary I specialize in Web Design, Social Media Consulting and Online Security. Let's work together on taking your business to the next level. I can help you create a great responsive web site and then use social media to take it to the next level. Responsive web sites are key as mobile is a growing platform and you will need a web site that is view-able on any platform. I have spent 24 years in providing excellent customer service and will work with you to meet your goals and objectives. Let's get in touch today to discuss doing a full web site, a backup plan to protect your web site, WordPress coaching or promoting your business and brand on social media. Do you need help starting a blog? If you need some coaching, blog setup help or ideas to get started, let's get in touch. I write on my business blog at can assist you to make your blog soar! Does your business or home office have a backup plan? Do you need help eliminating malware and viruses on your computer? Do you need help securing your home network? Then lets get in touch and make a point of protecting your online presence. Let's not wait and connect today! Specialties: Social Media , Web Design, Customer Service, Project Management Experience Social Media Consultant, Online Security Expert and WordPress Designer at May 2010 - Present (3 years 4 months) I specialize in responsive web site designs and blogs for small businesses using WordPress. I have designed many sites for all different types of industries. Industries I have support include Law Enforcement, Jewellery Stores, Non Profits and Real Estate. Responsive designs are key in today's market because they adjust well for mobile devices. I also provide social media consulting. If you need your social media presence to soar lets talk! This includes managing your social media accounts for you and social media coaching. Social Media coaching will help teach and assist you how to maximize your social media presence. I am an avid blogger. Social Media, Technology tips and Technology tips can be found on my web site at Page1
  2. 2. . Do you have concerns over computer security online? Do you have a backup plan, computer security update plan or even need help protecting your computers from viruses or malware? Then lets get in touch and make your online experience safer. Network Support Analyst at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre 1995 - 2010 (15 years) I spent 15 years working for Women's College Hospital and then was transferred to Sunnybrook Hospital as part of the hospital mergers in Ontario. I worked in the Client Services area of Information Technology providing customer support to many clients. These clients included doctors, nurses, patients, offsite clients connected remotely, senior administration, Vice Presidents and the CEO's office. I provided support as a field technician, on call team member, project leader and a call center team member. Types of support which I provided included VPN, software support, hardware support, strategic planning advice and short term/long range planning. For 15 years I provided on call after hours support to assist the critical users and departments such as the operating room and the emergency room with any computer issues that they might have had. I also lead many projects in my role in client services. These included: 1. The Year 2000 PC replacement project project for Women's College Hospital. 2. The 2008-2009 Evergeen PC replacement project for Nursing areas and clinics for the organization. 3. The 2008-2009 Digital Signage project. 4. The 2007 Cart on Wheel Project for the Operating Room. Programer at IOF March 1992 - May 1994 (2 years 3 months) I programmed in Cobol providing in the Vantage Life Insurance system. I worked with end users to make change request to the Life Insurance System as required. I worked with user team leaders to ensure changes were appropriately tested and were done correctly. In my role I was also responsible for changes to the programs which produced reports for US RRIF processing. This required working with the IRS in the United States to ensure that these changes were made properly and made the IRS reporting requirements. I was part of the on call support team and provided on call support for the Vantage Life Insurance System Page2
  3. 3. once every 3 weeks. Junior Programer at Allstate Life Insurance February 1989 - March 1992 (3 years 2 months) Provided programming assistance on the CLOAS life insurance system project. This project was an IBM mainframe based/DB2 system. The project was migrating data from the Allstate Head Office in the US to a new Canadian system based in Markham, Ontario. The system was Cobol/DB2 based using MVS/JCL. Skills & Expertise Social Media Customer Service Wordpress Web Development SEO Social Networking CMS Online Marketing Facebook HTML Blogging Website Development Hosting Microsoft Office Content Management Online Advertising Web Design E-commerce Email Marketing Photoshop Web Analytics Google Analytics Social Media Marketing Project Management Photography Mobile Devices CSS Technical Support WordPress Entrepreneurship Google Adwords Web Content Management Page3
  4. 4. Social Media Measurement Dreamweaver SEM Digital Marketing Digital Media SMO Copywriting User Experience YouTube Web Marketing Web Project Management Digital Strategy Information Architecture OS X Web 2.0 Content Development PHP Web Content Projects CPPOM.Ca Blog May 2012 to Present Members:Rob Cairns, Scott Mills The CPPOM.Ca blog allows the Canadian Police and Peace Officers Memorial to use social media and live streaming to bring their message out to the world. Currently I serve as the webmaster for Toronto BMX Web Site February 2012 to Present Members:Rob Cairns, Scott Mills The Toronto BMX web site is used to showcase all things BMX in the Toronto area. Ringleader Jewellers Web Site September 2012 to Present Members:Rob Cairns Created a web site for Ringleader Jewellers which I now manage as their web master.. CARP: Scarborough Capter January 2013 to Present Members:Rob Cairns, S. Imran Majid, Colin Ramdeen National Paramedic Competition August 2012 to September 2012 Members:Rob Cairns Page4
  5. 5. Created the new web site for the National Paramedic Competition of Canada. SSEN.CA February 2013 to June 2013 Members:Rob Cairns Create a new web site/blog for the Spanish Speaking English Network Volunteer Experience Vice Chair at Scarborough CARP July 2013 - Present (2 months) I am the 2nd Vice Chair of the Scarborough Chapter of CARP. CARP is an organization which helps seniors enjoy their life even more. My responsibilities include filling in for the Scarborough CARP Chair if he is unable to perform his duties. I provide help in setting up events, help with the events and assistance to our members. I am also responsible for coordinating the Scarborough CARP Newsletter, Website and new social media presence. Board Of Directors at Scarborough Chapter Of CARP November 2012 - July 2013 (9 months) I am a member at large on the board of directors of the Scarborough Chapter of CARP. CARP is an organization which helps seniors enjoy their life even more. I provide help in setting up events, help with the events and assistance to our members. I am also responsible for coordinating the Scarborough CARP Newsletter, Website and new social media presence. Volunteer at Toronto Police January 2010 - Present (3 years 8 months) A volunteer with many Toronto Police events in the city of Toronto. This included helping running the event, organizing, assisting with those involved in the event and providing any support as required. Web Master/Social Media Assistance. at Toronto BMX February 2012 - Present (1 year 7 months) Designed the new web site for Toronto BMX at I also assist the social media from any events which TorontoBMX runs. This includes managing their Twitter account, taking photos for their website/social media pages, live streaming the event and updating their blog Page5
  6. 6. as required. I also assist with the events in any way required to help make the event a success for those involved with the event. Web Designer and Web Master at CPPOM March 2012 - Present (1 year 6 months) CPPOM is the Canadian Police and Peace Officers Memorial. The ceremony is the last weekend of September every year. I developed and host the new CPPOM blog which is located at . It is a way to take social media and CPPOM to the next level. Web Master at Scott Mills - Internet Violence March 2010 - Present (3 years 6 months) Web Master for the web site for Scott Mills. Tasks included are updating the web site, maintaining it and making sure regular security updates are done as required. House League Director at Markham Minor Lacrosse Association January 2006 - May 2012 (6 years 5 months) I was the House League Director for the Markham Minor Lacrosse Association for many years. In my role I organized the House League for boys and girls from the ages of 4 to 21. I was responsible for team assignments, league schedules, yearly coaches clinic, standings, working with coaches, the MMLA web site and organizing the Yearly Day of Champions. Constant communication was required with parents, coaches, players and executive members to ensure the House League in Markham Minor Lacrosse ran efficiently and effectively. Honors and Awards Power Awards 2013 Social Media Award Power Expo June 2013 Power Awards 2013 Social Media Award for Social Media Promotion of the Power Awards. CDI Award Of Excellence CDI June 1993 Award given for academic excellence, leadership skills and personal decorum. Page6
  7. 7. Courses Business Admin, Programmer Analyst Centennial College Business Administraton Networking Installation PL1 Cobol Assembly Language Business Policy Marketing Production Management C+ Accounting 1 and 2 Statistics 1 and 2 Intro to Business Law Programming Project Work Placement Job Placement Network Support, Lan Installation and Management CDI College Lan Mangement Computer Software Concepts Computer Hardware Software Concepts Hardware Concepts Database Concepts ................................................................................................................................................................. Network Support Analyst Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre Novell CNE A+ ................................................................................................................................................................. Independent Coursework MCSE Page7
  8. 8. Education CDI College Network Support, Lan Installation and Management, 1994 - 1995 Centennial College Business Admin, Programmer Analyst, 1985 - 1988 Interests Helping People, Web Design, Social Media,Video, Photography, Travel, Retail, Sports, Sales, Computer Security Page8
  9. 9. Rob Cairns Web Designer, Social Media Consultant And Online Security Expert Contact Rob on LinkedIn Page9