Round Rock, TX 78665 Ph: 512-377-9260


Design & Development • Team Leadership • Evangelism

Extensive Domestic and International experience in producing high quality software properties. Proven team builder with a double decade spanning track record of successful design, development, and leadership.

• Excellent problem solving ability• Strong communication skills
• Fiercely self motivated• Programming language agnostic

Fluent in many programming languages including Java (JSP, Servlets, Struts); JavaScript/ECMAScript; C/C++; Perl; PHP; HTML/dHTML/xHTML; XML; VXML; SQL; TCL; Python; Shell Script; Assembly Language (Z80, 6502, 65816, 6800, 80x86, R3000)

Highly proficient with the industry standard JS libraries (mootools, jQuery) and various CMS frameworks (Joomla/Mambo, Drupal)

Accomplished in use of most top softwares including Emacs, Eclipse, gVim, Apache, Tomcat, Sendmail , Qmail, MS SQL Server, MySQL, IIS, Team Manager/MS Project, CVS, Subversion, Source Safe, FireFox, IE, Visual Studio, MS Word, MS Excel

Full working knowledge of common Operating Systems including MS Windows 95/98/NT/XP/Vista; MS-DOS; UNIX (Linux, FreeBSD, Solaris); Palm OS; PowerTV; TiVO

Technical understanding of major communication protocols (TCP/IP; FTP; HTTP; IRC; SMTP; POP3)

Hardware level knowledge of IBM PC Compatibles; Palm PDAs; Super Nintendo Entertainment System; Sega Genesis / Sega Mega Drive; Sony PlayStation; Commodore 64/128; Sinclair ZX Spectrum 48/128/+3; Amstrad 464/664/6128; Atari ST; Commodore Amiga

Skill Name Skill Level Last Used/Experience
Assembler (Z80, 6502, 65816, 68000, 80x86, R3000) Expert +4 years ago / 19 years
C/C++ Expert Currently used / 11 years
HTML Expert Currently used / 9 years
Java (JSP, Servlets, Struts) Expert Currently used / 6 years
Linux Expert Currently used / 6 years
Perl Expert Currently used / 9 years
PHP Expert Currently used / 4 years
Python Intermediate Currently used / 2 years
SQL Intermediate Currently used / 3 years
TCL Intermediate 6 months ago / 7 years
TCP/IP; FTP; HTTP; IRC; SMTP; POP3 Intermediate Currently used / 6 years
Visual Basic Intermediate 2 years ago / 2 years
XSL; XSD; RNC Intermediate Currently used / 2 years

--------------------------------WORK HISTORY-------------------------------

Independent Contractor

Jul 1998 – Present


Originally started with the intent of providing easy LAMP based web presence for "Mom and Pop" businesses in the Austin area, but has grown beyond. Mostly now focused on developing Joomla/Mambo based solutions.
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Senior Software Janitor

Jan 2004 - Nov 2007

Catalis, Inc.

Catalis was a unique opportunity to develop software that was designed by the very people who would eventually be the end users.

Manager, Internet Operations

Nov 1998 - Nov 2003

Motive Communications

Over a five year period I worked on almost every component of the Motive System, developing both frontend/UI client and backend server systems. Acted in many roles, ranging from developer to development manager.

Technical Director

Mar 1997 – Jun 1998

Top Dog Software

Managed all programming teams within the company. Set coding standards, approved milestone submissions.

Lead Developer

Oct 1992 - Dec 1996

Origin Systems/Electronic Arts

Lead several teams of developers to successful completion of computer games (Wing Commander series, Ultima series) on various platforms. Created and supported utilities required for cross platform development.


May 1991 – Jun 1992


As a Producer I managed several teams of developers, artists and musicians.

Project Leader

Feb 1988 – Apr 1991

Imagitec Design

Lead several teams of developers to successful completion of computer games on various platforms.

Software Engineer

Choice Software

Feb 1986 – Jan 1988

Developed computer games both as a member of a team and as an individual.