MARTY GARRETT
206.200.8424        marty.garrett@hotmail.com
http://www.linkedin.com/pub/marty-garrett/13/bb9/637

EXPERIENCE

2/11 – Present                         Arete Computers                         Seattle, WA

IT / Multimedia

  1. Assist in development of http://aretecomputers.com/ by aiding in graphic design and HTML / CSS.
  2. Lead designer and developer for currently released website http://business2way.com/ an ecommerce site built with the Zen Cart framework.
  1. Advanced usage of HTML, CSS, PHP, JQuery, and Photoshop.
  2. Develop interactive forms, modules and, custom content using PHP, AJAX, and core hacks.
  1. Assist with technical projects from http://edoceo.com/ on a per project basis.
  1. Quickly obtained and applied working knowledge of custom PHP MVC used for farinaz.com in order to add new content views, links, images, product entries, etc.

2/11 – Present                         GamingSamurai.com                        Seattle, WA

Programming / Multimedia

  1. Using the moniker of Zeus, developed and currently maintain http://www.gamingsamurai.com/  the forums and all subdomains, including a personal tech site: http://zeus.gamingsamurai.com/ 
  2. Custom coded PHP and REST clients for providing game statistics through public API’s. Designed and programmed by hand using PHP, REST, XML and JSON.
  3. Fully custom, handwritten HTML, CSS Layout using DreamWeaver and Notepad
  4. Maintain various WordPress blogs and sites as well as offer technical and administrative assistance with members’ CMS such as e107 and Simple Machine Forums.
  5. Graphic Design using Photoshop, Illustrator and GIMP

2/10 – 10/10                         Edmonds Community College                 Lynwood, WA

IT Specialist lvl 3, Liquid Office Developer

  1. Install and maintain Liquid Office server in 3 environments: Sandbox, Beta and Production. Environments were both physical and virtual.
  2. Create web-delivered, digital with Java, JavaScript and SQL to run client-side and server-side, ensuring database connectivity and functionality.
  3. Create and maintain custom databases to properly interpret and manage data collected by Liquid Office forms input by various users through various process stages.
  4. Discover current business processes applied to various forms and create custom, programmed workflow based on process standards and needs for improvement and streamlining.

3/99 – Present                         Freelance                                 Seattle, WA

Multimedia Designer / Developer, Programmer, Network and System Admin

  1. Produced websites independently and in association with various local individuals, companies and studios.
  2. Creation of various print works including: menus; indoor and outdoor signage; flyers; business cards; other promotional and collateral materials.
  3. Build and maintain custom networks for small businesses, including installation of network devices, cables, patches and wall jacks.


2/00 – 9/06                         Curtis Crawford                                 Seattle, WA

Graphic and Web Design Associate

  1. Design of various print and web materials.
  2. Aided in creating, posting and maintaining http://www.lux-lyfe.com and http://www.cloudlux.com
  3. Assisted in various photography projects.
  4. Networked PC’s, Macs and Printers seamlessly in a high-demand office.

2/02 – 9/08                         ACS Group, Inc.                                 Everett, WA

Graphic and Web Designer

  1. Sole web designer for clients ranging from dental labs to freight forwarders.
  2. Gathering of data in all forms digital and printed. Conversion of data into websites.
  3. Creation of Interactive, Multimedia CD-ROM’s for ACS Group and Ansonia Clock Company.
  4. Creation of brochures, trade show flyers and banner signage for ACS Group.
  5. Updates of ACS Group website.
  6. Flash Design and ActionScript Programming

8/00 – 7/01                         Marex, Inc.                                         Miami, FL

Content Management Specialist

  1. Increased team productivity with mass image processing using Adobe Photoshop actions/batch automations.
  2. Set image standards for the Marex online catalog system and enter / convert data from supplier catalogs from various formats into Excel Spreadsheet Templates.
  3. Assisted in writing SQL procedures and involvement in several teams to beta-test new system software.
  4. Built prototype of Access database and forms to be integrated into Outlook for workflow management.

WEBSITES

(Not all websites clients are current)

2012 – EthiopianTimes.net ( work in progress – http://www.ethiopiantimes.net/index_private.php )

2011 - Business2Way.com http://business2way.com

2011 - Gaming Samurai Group http://gamingsamurai.com

2011 - Zeus Studios http://zeus.gamingsamurai.com

2010 - Edmonds Community College (various, internal only website projects)

2010 - AreteComputers.com http://aretecomputers.com

2009 - Fatal Dynasty Gaming Clan (website deceased)

2006 - Ansonia.com (website deceased)

2006 - ANS of WA - http://www.ansofwa.com

2005 - Lux-Lyfe.com and CloudLux.com (both websites deceased)

2004 - ElectJanetWay.com (website deceased)

2004 - Cloud Catcher Bay Gourmet (website deceased)

2002 - DavisNow.com (website deceased)

2001 - Cyberlink Technologies http://www.cyberlinktechnologies.com

2001 - ServeItUp.biz (website deceased)

2000 - Miami Dade Young Democrats (website deceased)

1998 - AdWrite.com (website deceased)

SKILLS, SOFTWARE & OTHER EXPERIENCE

(BOTH PC & MAC WHERE APPLICABLE)

  1. Web Dev / Programming: Proficiency in HTML and CSS; Experience with Databases (SQL, MySQL, PostgreSQL), PHP, JavaScript, JAVA, XML and JSON; Self-taught Android app development.
  2. Adobe: Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Premiere, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks
  3. Other: Eclipse IDE, Quark Xpress, Microsoft: Publisher, Office (Access, Word, Excel, Outlook)
  4. Desktop publishing: Creation and preparation of various materials for print
  5. ranging from postcards and flyers to brochures and small books.
  6. Video: Videographer studies including online and offline editing. Project samples
  7. available upon request in most currently supported formats.
  8. Audio: Experience as sound engineer in various settings both live and studio.  Recording (live and studio), online and offline editing, mastering. Maintenance and care of audio equipment.
  9. Multimedia authoring: Flash (up to version CS3 with ActionScript 3) for creating and authoring multi-level interactive presentations, CD’s, web-based and stand-alone applications, etc.
  10. Illustration: Traditional and digital mediums.
  11. Writing: Technical, business and creative.

EDUCATION

1996–1998 Art Institute of Seattle; Seattle, WA

Multimedia Major

1992 Parkland Community College; Champaign, IL

Science and Business Major

1990 Richland Community College; Decatur, IL

Music and Business Major

References available upon request,
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