Center for Graphics Research Annual Grant to attend SIGGRAPH 2005

Awards

Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science May 2005

  • Western Connecticut State University
    Danbury, CT

Related Coursework

  • C++
  • Visual Basic 6
  • SQL
  • Java
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • VB.Net

Advanced Search Engine Strategies Certification August 2006
Search Engine Workshops

Education

Owner / Web Developer
Jorge Pires Web Consulting
7/ 2009 –

  • Develop websites utilizing table-less HTML5/CSS, PHP and JQuery
  • Build robust websites utilizing WordPress
  • Transition product and customer data using PHP and MYSQL from ecommerce solutions such as OSCommerce and other custom solutions into Magento Ecommerce
  • Build marketing emails on a weekly basis
  • Assess existing sites for improvements regarding SEO and usability; and implementation of the strategies defined during assessment
  • Implement shopping cart functionality into existing sites using FoxyCart and E-Junkie

Web Developer
Nobis Interactive Inc.
Carlsbad, CA
9/ 2008 – 7/2009

  • Develop websites utilizing table-less HTML/CSS , PHP and JQuery
  • Implement websites along with custom functionality into MODX CMS
  • Transition product and customer data using PHP and MYSQL from ecommerce solutions such as OSCommerce and other custom solutions into Magento Ecommerce
  • Build marketing emails on a weekly basis
  • Create XML product feeds for submission to Google Base and Like.com
  • Assess existing sites for improvements regarding SEO and usability; and implementation of the strategies defined during assessment
  • Implement shopping cart functionality into existing sites using FoxyCart and E-Junkie
  • Responsible for maintenance and updates on various sites on various platforms such as ZenCart, OSCommerce, Joomla and other custom CMS/Ecommerce solutions

SEO Engineer
SEO, Inc.
Carlsbad, CA
3/ 2006 – 9/2008

  • Apply organic optimization techniques to client websites written in ASP, ASP.Net, PHP and Cold Fusion, as well as CMS such as Yahoo Store and MyCMS
  • Develop scripts in ASP and PHP to dynamically optimize a large number of web pages and content
  • Rewrite URLs to websites on Apache servers to have SEO friendly URLs
  • Conduct reviews on client’s sites regularly to produce reports to describe obstacles and suggest various solutions to existing site issues such duplicate content, broken links and inconsistencies in an effort to achieve success with search engines
  • Implement new menu structure to improve site navigation and usability with various development strategies using CSS and JavaScript
  • Provide website maintenance to improve navigation and consistency site wide by creating components into includes using ASP, PHP and Cold Fusion

Technical Specialist IV
Barden Corporation
Danbury, CT
9/ 2000 – 11/ 2002

  • Created drawings of high precision ball bearings depicting multiple production stages from raw material through finish grind of products with CAD software, Solid Edge
  • Maintained plant layout as well as producing proposed moves of equipment using Microstation
  • Designed MS Access interface to handle databases used to handle product information
  • Developed routines in VBA within MS Excel to port to Solid Edge to generate 3D models of products and tooling to expedite production of drawings
  • Implemented new system to index electronic drawings of tooling that was outsourced to improve efficiency by making archives available to purchasing department
  • Offered software support and training to coworkers on various software

Sales Associate
The Ski Market
Danbury, CT
12/ 2000 – 11/ 2005

  • Advise customers on equipment based on personal knowledge and experience
  • Tune, repair, and install bindings on skis and snowboards
  • Conduct online transfers and special orders
  • Design in-store marketing displays to improve sales
  • Chaperone bus trips to Vermont ski areas

Web and Technical Specialist
Write Design Company
Newtown, CT
4/ 2005 – 11/ 2005

  • Converting industry whitepapers and brochures to html
  • Creation of HTML email newsletters
  • Updating company website with new content

Student Web Developer
WCSU School of Arts & Sciences
4/ 2005 – 6/ 2005

  • Created webpage for Dean of to School of Arts & Sciences to display pertinent information for faculty and students of the Department

Experience

  • English
  • Portuguese
  • Informal Knowledge of Spanish

Languages

Continue to expand my knowledge, exposure and experience involving web development and internet marketing

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