Michael Evan Davidson

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technical skills
(Code/Practices) Experienced with XHTML(5), CSS(3), Wiki, WordPress; Familiar with PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, Joomla!, Bash; Aware of W3C Standards, Sec 508, Python

(Software) Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Fireworks, Illustrator), DreamWeaver, MS/Open Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), SnagIt, Camtasia, Gimp 2.0, iMovie, Garageband, Komodo Edit, FileZilla, CentOS/RHEL

technical experience

Clean Team USA, Front End Developer, May ’14 – Sept ’15
East Lansing, MI, USA

  • Develop and design solutions for Web applications using WordPress and industry standard documentation practices, including Use Cases and Wireframes

Liquid Web, Linux SysAdmin, Oct ’14 – Sept ’15
Lansing, MI

  • Provided phone, live chat, ticket support for customers involving a variety of server technologies, including CentOS, LAMP, cPanel, WordPress, Plesk

ACD.net, Customer Technical Support, April – May 2013
Lansing, MI, USA

  • Trained for a month resolving customer queries over the phone on DSL, DNS, and other Internet-related issues, following up with briefs and setting followups

Startup Bus, Team Founder/Designer, March 2011 – Designer, March 2013
Chicago, IL, USA

  • Developed assets for startups, including app mockup, company site w/ WordPress, press releases, Web graphics, social media, demo video

Gukje Foreign Language School, English Teacher, June 2012 – February 2013
Suwon, South Korea

  • Produced materials for class, including worksheets, articles, and games, which I posted to Tumblr for access and following up

Kresge (now Broad) Art Museum, Webmaster, Sept. 2008 – June 2012
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

  • Designed Web sites, graphics, and print media using InDesign,
    Illustrator, and Photoshop
  • Managed primary site using DreamWeaver; and developed affiliate sites by hand- coding HTML, CSS while seamlessly integrating JavaScript
  • Researched, planned, and strategized new developments in Web-related media

Michigan Give Camp, Developer, May ’10 – March ’11
Lansing and Ann Arbor, MI

  • Consulted on site design and content strategy; and developed site content, including a Web store and graphical elements

Student Book Store, Customer Service/Web Consult, August 2009 – Jan. 2011
421 E. Grand River Avenue, East Lansing, MI, USA

  • Assisted students from diverse backgrounds find class materials Face-to-Face and over the phone w/ in-house digital cataloging system
  • Analyzed and synthesized college bookstores’ Web media presence

Technical Innovation Center, Cool Cities Initiative internship, Spring 2009
325 E. Grand River Avenue, East Lansing, MI, USA

  • Wrote and edited a capital needs assessment of organizational deficits

Biomedical Research Informatics Core, Technical Writer, July – August 2008
100 Conrad Hall, East Lansing, MI, USA

  • Edited and coded a user manual Wiki for their interview site interface

Spartan Web Authoring Team, Founder, January 2008
Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA

  • Delivered several lectures on basic HTML, CSS, and Web standards

Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI, USA
B.A., Professional Writing, May 2009

  • Dean’s List, Spring 2009