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Mark Kent


To advance on-line business technical objectives using leading-edge Internet technologies in design, programming and database integration.

  • HTML5, DHTML, JavaScript, CSS3, PHP, ASP (classic), JSP, jQuery
  • Web APIs, JSON, XML
  • MySQL, MSSQL Server, MS Access
  • Macromedia Fireworks, Microsoft Office
  • Adobe: PhotoShop, DTM, Analytics
  • Web Standards, Accessibility, Cross-Browser compatibility
  • Relational database design
  • Attention to detail and well-formatted code
  • Excellent communication skills

April 2003 - Present: Dallas, TX
Web Developer, Digital Analytics

  • Spearheaded implementation of common header/footer across entire consumer/small business footprint
  • Wrote optimized code with attention to cross-browser compatibility
  • Adobe Analytics administrator, ad hoc metrics reporting
  • Site-wide tagging management lead

February 2001 - April 2003: Dallas, TX
Java/JSP Developer, Web UI Designer

  • Designed and developed screens, menus, and reports for on-line store automation system
  • Implementation with EJB, JBoss, Oracle 8i RDBMS
  • Reporting using XML/XSLT using Cocoon 2 in HTML, Text, and PDF
  • Customized interfaces with partner sites

August 1999 - February 2001: Dallas, TX
ColdFusion Programmer, Web/Flash Designer

  • Created custom on-line email system in ColdFusion
  • Relational database design, integration, and maintenance
  • Developed Flash intros/presentations, animated graphics
  • Maintained ColdFusion custom tag library
  • Implemented numerous client sites from design to reality

September 1990 - August 1999: Michaels/MJDesigns - TX, CA, NC
Store Manager, Planogram Mgr, Retail Analyst, Tech Support

  • Managed multi-million dollar craft store at the age of 23
  • Oversaw daily/weekly/monthly bank reconciliations
  • Managed six-person staff to create and maintain merchandise diagrams (planograms).
  • Technology Liaison involved in program analysis and system design
  • Trinity High School, Euless, Texas: Graduated 1982 with honors
  • Tarrant County Junior College NE Campus: Basic studies from Fall 1982 - Fall 1983.
  • The University of Texas at Arlington: Basic studies Spring 1984.
  • The University of Texas at Arlington: Computer studies Summer 1990 - Spring 1992.
Running, Adventure Relays, Acting, Family, Faith

References available upon request.