Heather Del Balso
161 Lowell St
Apt 1
Somerville, MA 02143
US
buggsy97@hotmail.com
Mobile:(617)359-1055


Web Developer Seeks a New Challenge Resume #18977693

OBJECTIVE Experienced web developer (HTML, Javascript, XML, XSLT, content management, Flash) searching for a new and exciting company in the Boston area. I am also a fast learner, so any technologies you'd like me to learn can be picked up quickly.

TARGET JOB Desired Job Type: Employee
Desired Status: Full-Time
Desired Salary: 60,000.00 USD Per Year
Site Location: No Preference
Description of my perfect job:
I would like to find a position in which my existing skills are depended upon, yet which allows me to learn new technologies to add to my talent base.
Career Level: Mid Career (2+ years of experience)
Date of Availability: From 1 to 3 months

TARGET COMPANY Company Size: No Preference
Category: Internet/E-Commerce
Description of my ideal company:
I would like to work for a company where the individual is valued, where unique thinking is praised, and where employees are encouraged to have a healthy productive life outside of work hours.

TARGET LOCATIONS Relocate: Yes
US-AK US-CA US-CO
US-MA-Boston US-MA-Framingham/Worcester US-ME
US-MT US-NV-Las Vegas US-OR
US-VT US-WA US-NH
US-MA-Boston South US-MA-Boston North

WORK STATUS US I am authorized to work in this country for any employer.

EXPERIENCE 8/1999 - Present Digitas Boston, MA
Senior Programmer Analyst
Produced HTML, CSS, Javascript, XML and XSLT for clients including American Express International, Dell Computers, Bausch and Lomb, Morgan Stanley/Dean Witter, Gillette, Fleet Bank, AT&T, and General Motors. Also supervised other developers, organized file systems, and designed templates. Have worked with several content management systems, including Interwoven and an in-house, XML-based content placement system. Have done extensive cross-browser and cross-platform QA work. Also have some design experience (Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, ImageReady, etc).

4/1999 - 8/1999 Miriadesign Malden, MA
Web Developer
Jack of all trades position, with duties including HTML coding, image design, client-facing responsibility, material preparation, etc.

EDUCATION 6/1995 University of Southwestern Louisiana (Now University of Louisiana at Lafayette) US-LA-Lafayette
Master's Degree
MS in Community Ecology/Animal communication. 100+page master's thesis on aggression and fighting behavior in the mountain dusky salamander, <I>Desmognathus fuscus</i>. Other coursework included statistics and philosophy of science.

7/1993 Lehigh University US-PA-Bethlehem
Bachelor's Degree
B.S. Biology, other coursework included English Literature, Music, Physics, Statistics, Chemistry, Social Relations and Math

SKILLS Skill Name Skill Level Last Used Experience
Bilingual-French Intermediate 2 years ago 10 years
HTML Expert Currently used 4 years
CSS Expert Currently used 1 years
Javascript Intermediate Currently used 3 years
XML/XSLT Intermediate Currently used 1 years
Java Beginner Currently used 1 years
DHTML Intermediate Currently used 2 years
Interwoven Intermediate Currently used 2 years

REFERENCES Miria Jo Miriadesign Owner
Phone Number: 617-448-7731
Reference Type: Professional

Jan Schmidt The Web Fixers Owner
Phone Number: 603-880-6060
Reference Type: Personal

Martin Mahoney Digitas Senior Programmer Analyst
Phone Number: 617-867-1216
Reference Type: Professional

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION Interests include Science Fiction, Games, Cats, Music/Performing Arts, Crafting, and Home theater