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PAUL BRATCHER

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY
•   Web developer with 10 years of experience as a designer and developer * Recognized...
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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Bratcher Design                                                                      St. Louis...
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•  Assumed additional related responsibilities as assigned within IT and Creative Departments
   including SharePoint ...
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       Contract for Adrian Bratcher Drafting Service            Cape Girardeau, MO
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  1. 1. PAUL BRATCHER PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY • Web developer with 10 years of experience as a designer and developer * Recognized as a resourceful and solution-oriented developer. • Experience managing and collaborating with small or large teams of developers and designers, working in interactive and print media * Project management * System and design integration * Web usability planning, testing and compliance * White boarding Information Architecture and interactive design concepts * Database design * Graphic design * Effective communicator and keen presentation skills. TECHNICAL SKILLS Platforms: Fedora Gnome, Ubuntu Gnome, CentOS, Windows XP/Vista, Windows NT/2000/2003/2008 Server, Solaris, Apple Development: HTML, XHTML, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript, XML, AJAX, XSL, ActionScript, Perl, PHP, Ruby on Rails, SQL Frameworks: Apache Struts, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, Django, Dojo, Drupal, Eventum, ExtJS, FrogCMS, Google Web Toolkit, jQuery, Mantis, Mambo/Joomla, Wordpress, TexPattern, phpBB, Radiant, Prototype & script.aculo.us, YUI, Zend Databases: MSSQL, PL/SQL, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite Applications: Microsoft: Word, Excel, Visio, Visual Studio, SharePoint, MSSQL Studio, Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Streamline, Captivate, Contribute, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flash, Actionscript 2.0, CS4, Flex Builder, Apache: http Server, Jakarta, Perl, Portals, SpamAssassin, TCL, Tomcat, Axis, Web Services, Other: IIS, Google Sketchup Pro, Autodesk CAD , Open Office, Eclipse, TopStyle, cygwin, CVS, SubVersion, Perforce, DTrace, Toad, PuTTy, WinSCP, TightVNC, RealVNC, phpMyAdmin, Trac, Basecamp, Backpack, Whiteboard, Campfire, Axure, Reflections. EDUCATION Zend PHP Training, Web-Based • A-to-Zend for Experience Programmers (5/09 – Present) Forest Park Community College, St. Louis, MO • Programmer Analyst: UNIX (2003 – 2005) • CISCO Networking Study (2003 – 2004) Southeast Missouri State University, Cape Girardeau, MO • B.F.A., 3D Imaging/Animation, 1999 - Spring 2003 • CISCO Networking Study (2000 – 2002)
  2. 2. 2 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE Bratcher Design St. Louis, MO Web Designer / Developer / IxD (Freelance) Jul 2009 to Oct 2009 • Maintain existing PHP applications for both major and minor core PHP version updates • Design/Develop Joomla 1.5 and Wordpress 2.8.2 templates • Maintain existing Ruby On Rails applications for a major core Ruby/Gems version updates • Integrate jQuery framework into existing Ruby On Rails and PHP based intranet/extranet • Said work completed across six separate projects acquired through craigslist; Greengineers (S/U), Women In Rock, Tub Surgeon STL (S/U),Vintage Photo Parties Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, PHP, Ruby On Rails, Joomla, Worrdpress,CS4 Master Collection, RadRails Macedonian Arts Council New York City, NY / St. Louis, MO Web Designer / IxD (Volunteer) Feb 2009 to Jul 2009 • Develop and maintain a 100% flash-based website where previous developer left-off, specifically, complete missing pages within the projects section of macedonianarts.org. • Provide a 3D walkthrough and limited IxD of panels exhibited at the most recent Carnegie Hall benefit by June 11 utilizing Google Sketchup 7 Pro then integrate with existing flash site. Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, XML, Flash 8/CS4, CS4 Master Collection, Word, Excel, Google Sketchup 7 Pro Corporate Express Promotional Marketing / Staples Promotional Products St. Louis, MO Velocity Template Designer / Sr. Tier III Support Analyst Feb 2008 to Feb 2009 • Discover usability issues and provide solutions accordingly for intranet application GXS Product Inventory Management. • Develop and maintain prototypes utilizing Axure Pro, HTML, XHTML, CSS and JavaScript • Integrate Velocity Templates using an Eclipse Rich Client Plug-N-Play Spring Application framework that is integrated into a J2EE application for GXS Product Inventory Management application with prototype developments. • Provide assistance to QA with writing Ruby scripts for fully automated UI/IxD cross-browser testing on Windows, Apple and Linux based desktops as well as regression scripts on the server- side which consisted of on-site enterprise dell server farms running CentOS with Apache/Tomcat and Windows 2003 for MSSQL. • Provide project status and estimates on website development to supervisor and Account Managers • Maintain responsibility for meeting all deadlines and working within the budget for each client • Monitor, document and resolve all errors coming from 100+ possible web sites with web order issues having highest priority. Aforementioned 100+ web sites were developed mainly in ASP Classic. Over the past four years these websites have been gradually redone in either VB.NET or Java minus knowledge transfer worthy documentation • By Staples taking over in the middle of my contract caused a few developers to leave or get laid off before the transferring of knowledge. I was therefore asked to analyze and or repair VB.NET code
  3. 3. 3 • Assumed additional related responsibilities as assigned within IT and Creative Departments including SharePoint development and interface design. Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, CSS-P, JavaScript, XML, AJAX, ASP, VB.NET, JAVA Velocity Templates; IIS, MSSQL, Adobe Photoshop, Fireworks and Illustrator, Axure RP Pro, Word, Excel, Outlook, SharePoint; Reflections, JIRA Missouri Secretary of State Jefferson City, MO Senior Web Developer (Consultant) Nov 2007 to Jan 2008 • Content management of http://www.sos.mo.gov including standards updates. • Interaction design and development of the Election Night Reporting Maps, http://www.sos.mo.gov/enrmaps/ Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, CSS-P, JavaScript, ASP.NET AJAX, jQuery, Flash, ActionScript, XML, ASP; IIS; SQL, Visual Source Safe; Cross-Browser Compatibility Boster Studios Columbia, MO Network Engineer / Web Developer / QA Tester (Consultant) May 2007 to Nov 2007 • Provide web standards issues and client complaint analysis documentation • Perform compatibility testing and XHTML, CSS validation for more than 30 existing web sites. • Repair issues and address complaints interim developments and customer service calls • Establish Web and QA as departments within an open source web application SugarCRM (Customer Relationship Management) • Provide content management training to clients for applicable web sites; otherwise make requested content changes the old fashion way... static. • Provide Flash and Live Cycle solutions • Provide insight, solutions and training in regards to the web production process and work flow (project management, standards, design, development, testing, support, accounting) • Provide support for Samba, DNS, apache, MySQL and malfunctioning raid arrays on Fedora Linux server to accommodate one terabyte of storage over three physically separated servers. • Technical lead on all web and server projects/tasks Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, CSS-P, JavaScript, AJAX, ActionScript, XML, KML, ASP, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Ruby on Rails; Apache HTTP Server; SQL, SubVersion; Cross-Browser Compatibility; Linux; TextPattern, Wordpress, Joomla Bratcher Design, F/K/A Legshake St. Louis, MO Projects: Jan 2001 to Feb 2008 Cosmetic Laser Enhancements Marshall, MO Interaction Designer / Web Developer Mar 2007 to May 2007 • Design new branding • Design/Develop user interface and IxD • Monitor usability testing sessions remotely • Utilize ruby on rails to develop a content management system • Develop ruby test scripts for automated funnel regression, systems and beta tests • Optimize for best search engine (SEO) visibility through Google and Yahoo! Environment: XHTML, CSS-P, JavaScript, Ruby, Ruby on Rails; Apache HTTP Server, SQL, SubVersion; Cross-Browser Compatibility Design; Linux
  4. 4. 4 Contract for Adrian Bratcher Drafting Service Cape Girardeau, MO Interaction Designer / Web Developer Oct 2006 to Mar 2007 • Design new branding • Design/Develop user interface and IxD • Monitor usability testing sessions remotely • Setup/Develop site utilizing FrogCMS • Develop ruby test scripts for regression and beta tests • Optimize for best search engine (SEO) visibility through Google and Yahoo! Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS-P, JavaScript, AJAX, PHP, Ruby; Apache HTTP Server, SQL, SubVersion; Cross-Browser Compatibility Design; Linux DIA Learning St. Louis, MO Web Designer Jun 2005 to Jun 2006 • Develop template from Stepstone Productions prototype graphic for use with Mambo (Joomla) CMS • Install, configure and develop CMS to specification of video production manager • Develop ruby test scripts for manual and automated funnel regression, systems and beta test. • Prepare/Compose Stepstone Productions CMS supporting documentation • Provide support and testing for existing dialearning.com ASP Classic e-commerce application • Provide time-sensitive design feedback and IT consultation to the creative director and video production manager • Provide insight and solutions to Stepstone Creative, created as a response to growing web business outside the Stepstone Creative and DIA Learning organizations. • Perform system and application/db migration of dialearning.com from CyberCon collocation to Fenton, MO collocation and Windows 2000 Server to Windows 2003 Server. • Setup Linux server for internal development and testing purposes • Develop web parts for internal SharePoint Server • Optimize web sites for best search engine (SEO) visibility Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, CSS-P, JavaScript, AJAX, ActionScript, XML, ASP, VB.NET, C#.NET, PHP, Perl, Ruby, Ruby on Rails; IIS, Apache HTTP Server; SQL, SubVersion; Cross-Browser Compatibility; Rational, Linux, Windows 2000 Server, Windows 2003 Server, SharePoint Server; TextPattern, Joomla Art & Love of Music St. Louis, MO Graphic Designer / Web Developer Oct 2001 to Jun 2005 • Web Design/Development of new Wordpress catalog/ecommerce site • Provide digital imaging solutions • Provide insight and solutions for digital photography studio • Provide general application training • Optimize for best search engine (SEO) visibility Environment: HTML, XHTML, CSS, CSS-P, JavaScript, PHP, Perl; MySQL; Apache HTTP Server; Cross-Browser Compatibility; Linux, CVS, Adobe Photoshop; Large format flat-bed scanner, Olympus digital camera, studio lights

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