1448 6th Avenue
Oakland, California 94606
Limited-term internet-related work using open source tools and platforms.
4/2005 - present
3/2003 - present
Work collectively with five other members to further our goals of demystifying the law, educating our communities, and providing legal support for activists. Design and update website, midnightspecial.net. Design and give legal-related trainings. Organized and worked in several mass-action legal support offices, including San Francisco anti-war 2003, Miami FTAA 2003, San Francisco Biojustice 2004, and New York RNC 2004. Support work involves trainings, phone hotline, attorney and defendant coordination, and information management and processing. Designed legal support database to track defendants through court system.
South San Francisco, California
6/2003 - 6/2004
Primary developer for web content updates and site changes, including graphics and layout design updates, to JSP-based corporate website (gene.com). Managed high volume of content requests from Corporate Relations. Operated according to strict deployment process for high-traffic production website. Assisted in converting site to Section 508 Accessibility standards compliance. Developed Perl CGI applications for corporate intranet.
San Mateo, California
12/2000 - 6/2001
Coordinated with a team of 4 software engineers to design and implement a web-based user interface to an intellectual property management application. Aided in design and implementation of Perl application layer to integrate client-server applications, a MySQL database, and user interface. Co-developed installation, configuration, and packaging scripts for Linux-based application. Worked with a department of 12 engineers to design, produce, and debug application, participating in weekly review sessions and meeting frequent production deadlines.
San Francisco, California
5/1999 - 8/1999; 6/2000 - 11/2000
Worked with a team of developers to update and maintain corporate website. Developed Perl CGI applications, including flat-text DB, cookie tracking, and dynamic web page generation. Assisted in administration of development servers and automated tasks. Developed JSP pages to dynamically display content and interact with Java Servlets. Implemented co-branded affiliate sites. Designed Linux command-line tools to automate and facilitate site maintenance.
2/1998 - 8/2002
Worked with University faculty, staff and students to design a cohesive online presentation for the close knit community of the Western College Program. Implemented and automated updates to the website. Supervised students in the production of the web pages (http://wcp.muohio.edu). Identified and addressed technical infrastructure and information management needs of the school, including website migration and the development of Oracle database-driven web applications for management of student-generated forms and senior thesis cataloging.
8/1998 - 5/2000
Supervised, maintained, and operated a 25-unit computer lab with a team of 7 student-tutors. Supported and instructed students in the use of Macintosh based computer lab. Worked as faculty liaison to facilitate desktop operations and the integration of technology with classroom uses. Made recommendations on new hardware and software purchases, as well as lab organization and processes.
5/1998 - 8/1998
Converted university course catalog from text to HTML format. Utilized GREP-style regular expression routines for automated HTML conversion. Implemented hyperlinks throughout the bulletin, creating a more accessible document. Designed layout and graphics for site.
9/1997 - 6/1998
Linux (Ubuntu, Debian, Red Hat), Solaris, OpenVMS, Microsoft Windows (3.x, NT, 95, 98, ME, 2000), MacOS (7.5 - 10.1)
Apache, MySQL, Oracle, Bugzilla, CVS, vi, SSH, Adobe Photoshop, BBEdit, Filemaker Pro, Microsoft Office, OpenOffice.org
PC Hardware, Ethernet LAN
Miami University, Oxford, Ohio
Bachelor of Philosophy in Interdisciplinary Studies
Focus - "Political Economy and Social Inequality"
Thesis - "Free Software: History, Perspectives, and Implications"
Avaliable upon request.