Tom Smith
Venice, CA 90291

(310) 403-5464

Overview of skills:
Website and Web Application development. Web forms, Apache webserver administration, web application programming, CGI programming. HTML/XHTMl CSS, PHP, SQL

Databases: MySQL

Scripting and markup languages: HTML, XML, DHTML, PHP, SQL, JavaScript, CSS

Web platforms: WordPress, OSCommerce, Zencart

Javascript frameworks: jquery, mootools

Tools: Vim, ssh, UltraEdit, MySQL, Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

Comfortable on any workstation: Linux, Windows, Mac OS, prefer PHP OOP (Object Oriented Programming) – September 2003 – 2009

Webmaster in charge of site development and e-commerce functionality for successful online wholesale silver jewelry import/export store. Developed new functionality for OSCommerce/Zencart and WordPress. Performed systems administration of dedicated server. Extensive familiarity with, This was not a full time job, more a very active client. All work performed remotely.

Supernation LLC – September 2002 to July 2003

PHP Programmer working in conjunction with CTO and Flash designers to implement dynamic PHP driven Flash site. Briefly, each visitor to the site got a custom Flash animation, driven by php/mysql programmed variables.


  • PHP Coding
  • SQL Query Generation
  • Database design and table creation

Orion Computing Technologies – November 1998 to December 1999

Project Manager in charge of creation of client websites and integration of Orion portal site.


  • Project integration, scheduling and delivering websites
  • Network administration, with some hardware and software support
  • Installation and maintanence of Microsoft SQL Server 6.5
  • Extensive HTML, HTML Forms, JavaScript and some ASP

Computer Science Corporation – November 1995 to January 1997

Computer Technician/Webmaster, primarily servicing the Hughes Aircraft Corporation account.


  • Creation and maintenance of Intranet website, using HTML & Lasso CGI scripting language
  • Installation and second level support of MacOS and Windows 95
  • Set up and configuration of Windows NT 4.0 server and workstations, Linux servers
  • Creation, maintenance and technical documentation of server and desktop software image for CDE (Common Desktop Environment) and software vending project, via intranet website

Private Consulting – 1995-Present

It is worth noting that i have functioned as a private consultant throughout my career, servicing muliple accounts at all times.

IT Services provided:

  • Desktop support
  • Operating system upgrades
  • Driver installation
  • Training
  • Hardware and software recommendation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Hardware replacement
  • RAM, hard drive, video, pci card replacement
  • Web development, cgi programming
  • Filemaker Pro (ages ago, I’m not looking to work with FMP)

Other non-IT, non-web development experience

  • Commercial, residential, scenery, finish carpentry. Construction experience, journeyman carpenter, 1985-1995
  • Series 7 stock broker, 1989