Louie Vidmar
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Résumé


Summary of Skills:

  • Conscious of accessibility (Section 508) requirements throughout the web development process
  • Design personal and professional custom websites with dynamic content using PHP and MySQL or CSV
  • Plan, design and implement content management systems: WordPress, Plone, and custom solutions
  • Photography using primarily Canon 35mm SLR and DSLR hardware; Apple Aperture and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Mostly Apple/Macintosh specialized, also extensive Windows and Linux experience
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot a diverse range of problems, support clients in person and over the phone
  • Able to quickly learn new software and hardware

Recent Experience:

  • Web Design
    • Web Programmer ( March 2007 – September 2009 ) — UO School of Journalism and Communication
      • Maintenance / Remodel / CMS Integration / Technical Consulting
      • Manage and maintain 15 websites
      • Project management using RT ticket tracking system
    • Webmaster ( March 2009 ) — Ethos Magazine
      • Technical Consulting / CMS Integration / Maintenance
    • Webmaster ( July 2006 – June 2007 ) — UO Club Sports, Eugene, OR
      • Remodel / redesign / content migration
    • Web Designer / Webmaster ( Dec. 2004 – May 2005 ) — UO Mathematics Department
      • Remodel / redesign / content migration
  • Leadership
    • Coach ( 2008 – Present ) — UO Waterski Team
    • Founder / Coordinator ( 2004 – 2008 ) — UO Waterski/Wakeboard Club
      • Manage a limited budget & fund-raising events
      • Coordinate travel locally and across the country
      • Create promotional materials: website, fliers, apparel
      • Arrange sponsorship from local businesses
      • Participation in annual regional league meetings
    • Assistant Coach ( 2001 – 2003 ) — Virginia High School Alpine Ski Team
      • Coordinate dryland, on-hill practice, tournaments, set practice courses, manage website
  • Computer Technical Support
    • Microcomputer Support / Departmental Apprentice ( Jan. 2004 – March 2007 ) — UO Computing Center
      • Help desk and telephone support for the general campus community
      • Autonomous computer support for three different buildings on campus
    • DSL Technical Assistant ( June – Sept. 2002 ) — Sykes Enterprises, Eveleth, MN
      • Telephone technical support representative for major national telecommunications company
    • Assistant (Summers 2000 & 2001) — Vidmar Iron Works, Inc. Mt. Iron, MN
      • CAD, Webmaster, Runner
  • Photography
    • Freelance Photographer ( Dec. 2007 – Present )
      • Wedding, portraiture, and product photography

Education:

  • University of Oregon ( Fall 2003 – Fall 2004, Spring 2006 – Spring 2009 ) — Eugene, OR
    • Degree: Bachelor of Science in Digital Arts.
    • Focus on Web Programming, Digital Illustration, Photography