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Freelance Programmer Mar. 2003 - Dec. 2003...

  1. 1. JON SIMON Email: 104 Gideon Rd., London, England, SW11 5UU Objectives: I am a motivated, self starter who is seeking a challenging career in an IT related field. Skills Summary: IT Related Skills • Very proficient in web development/design. • Extensive experience using PHP/MySQL in the workplace and as an everyday hobby. • Very thorough understanding of the Android SDK (Java). • Understanding of UML and its use in the development of an application. • Very efficient at researching and a quick learner. • Thorough understanding of object oriented design. • Good understanding of the iPhone SDK (Objective C). • Basic knowledge of Linux/Unix and Windows administration. • Firm understanding of the AJAX technology. • Understanding of the Microsoft .NET Architecture. • Thorough understanding of white hat SEO. • Proficient with XML and JSON. • Relevant software that I am proficient in is as follows: 1. Adobe Photoshop 2. Adobe Illustrator 3. Microsoft Office 4. Visual Studio.NET 5. Macromedia Flash 6. MySQL 7. MS SQL 8. Zend Studio 9. Netbeans • Other languages/frameworks that I am proficient in are as follows: 1. C/C++ (MFC) 2. Java/J2EE 3. Android SDK 4. iPhone SDK 5. Objective C 6. C# / ASP.NET 7. VB/VB.NET 8. CSS 9. HTML / XHTML 10. JavaScript 11. SQL 12. Perl Certifications: Zend  Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE)  Zend PHP Certification
  2. 2. Experience: Avesio Systems (Cara Technology) Jun. 2009 – Present Leatherhead, England Senior PHP5 / MySQL Developer • Worked on a taste testing system for breweries, which was to be licensed out on an international level. • Utilized the Protocol and Dojo JavaScript libraries for various functionality in the system. • Worked with multiple large MySQL databases • Worked with Code Igniter and XTemplate as the main framework for the system. • We used Subversion as the CVS. Bluesquare Feb. 2008 – Jun. 2009 London, England Senior PHP5 / MySQL Developer • Developed dynamic web solutions using PHP5/MySQL, with an object oriented approach. • Provided technical analysis on upcoming projects. • Provided support and advice on current systems developed by myself and/or others. • Worked with a large transaction Informix database, on certain projects • Worked on frontend development using the Zend Framework, and CSS for layout/styling. • Used the SCRUM (Agile) methodology for current project delivery with the JIRA platform. • Worked extensively with JavaScript (jQuery) – used on all projects • Had exposure and involvement in a large Business Intelligence project, which was built using Microsoft SQL Server and C# (.NET). Journey’s Travel Insurance Aug. 2007 – Jan. 2008 Staines, Middlesex, England Senior PHP5 / MySQL Developer • Development of database driven websites using PHP5/ MySQL • Testing and cross-browser optimization using JavaScript • Implementation of AJAX in web applications using the Prototype framework. • Worked with a complicated insurance database, which I had to learn very quickly. Nexus Media Feb. 2007 - Aug. 2007 Swanley, Kent, England Search Engine Optimization (SEO) / Developer • Keyword research for • Website optimization reports • Worked with Perl scripts to assist with the updating of SEO information on pages.
  3. 3. • Performed maintenance tasks and managed the ticketing system. • Assigned tasks to other developers via the ticketing system. Solutions with Service Mar. 2006 – Feb. 2007 London, ON PHP / MySQL Developer • SEO (search engine optimization) tool development using PHP/MySQL and AJAX. • Website development/design and optimization for SEO using white hat techniques. • Various other PHP/MySQL projects. Zeodev Solutions (Own Business) Jan. 2006 - Mar. 2006 London, ON PHP / MySQL Developer • Web design using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator • Developed database driven websites with PHP/MySQL Netadvantage Solutions Apr. 2005 – Jan. 2006 London, ON PHP / MySQL Developer / Server Admin • Was in charge of administering two web servers (Windows and Linux Server), a mail server and the DNS server • Designed database driven PHP/ASP solutions • Managed multiple MySQL databases • Worked on an email marketing web application for mass emailing (using PHP/MySQL) Stream Jan. 2004 – Apr. 2005 London, ON • Provided technical support for an Internet Service Provider Freelance Programmer Mar. 2003 - Dec. 2003 • Was working on a point of sale system for Head 2 Head Games, which is located in downtown London and currently have been working on a small project that enhances an online java game (About 30-60 people use this application). • Using VB.NET for the point of sale and C# for the java game enhancer. GTN Communications Feb. 2001 – Mar. 2003 London, ON • Provided technical support for multiple Internet Service Providers • Helped customers resolve billing disputes Department of National Defense Dec. 1999 – Feb. 2001
  4. 4. London, Ontario • Finished QL2 (Basic training) • Finished QL3 (Infantry training) Personal Projects: Mobile Development (published applications) • SiteRank (iPhone) • SiteRank Lite (Android) • SiteRank Pro (Android) • Receipt Wallet (Android) Websites • • • • (business site) • (my personal blog/development/portfolio site) Education: BSc in Computer Science London Metropolitan University, London, England Computer Programmer Fanshawe College, London, ON References: Available upon request