resume

   

BRAD BOREVITZ

San Francisco CA

Skills

 
   
  • Thorough knowledge of all aspects of Web development
  • Experience building websites using the Drupal CMS
  • Expertise in HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • Understanding of database and programming principles
  • Fluency with visual, user experience, and information design principles
  • Facility with image and video production software
  • Experience with a wide variety of technologies and website issues: UNIX, Java, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Flash, SVN, GIT, SEO, cross-platform, usability
  • The ability to understand strategic business concerns
  • An aptitude for teaching and explanation
  • Strong organizational and leadership skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Continuously learning

Experience

 
06.05 to present  

Freelance
Web Developer, Information Architect, Technical Writer

  • Produced numerous Drupal CMS based websites for non-profits, artists, and small businesses
  • Wrote specifications and technical documentation for a new web application start-up
  • Created and documented information architecture  for a new web application.
09.00 to 07.01  

Addis
Senior Producer

  • Directed an effort to clarify and define the human resources and technical requirements necessary for Addis' interactive capabilities.
  • Researched and established new development processes for the Web department and the studio
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams in the development of Web sites for large national and multinational corporations
  • Wrote proposals and specifications documents
  • Managed project schedules and budgets
  • Participated in the definition of Information Architecture for Web site projects
  • Managed production tasks: HTML, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript and graphic production
  • Recruited and contracted with vendors and independents for production resources
01.99 to 06.00  

Visigy
Executive Producer

  • Delivered capabilities presentations and proposals to potential clients
  • Mentored junior staff on development skills and processes
  • Completed Intranet and Extranet projects for improved corporate and client communications
  • Executed a review of internal technical infrastructure with recommendations for networking, hardware, and software improvements
  • Researched and established a formal development process for the Web department
  • Recruited and contracted with vendors and independents for design, production, and engineering resources
  • Wrote proposals and specifications documents
  • Managed client relationships
  • Lead multidisciplinary teams in the development of Web sites for high-tech Business-to-Business clients
  • Managed project schedules and budgets
  • Designed Information Architecture for Web site projects
  • Participated in production tasks: HTML, DHTML, CSS, JavaScript and graphic production
01.97 to 01.99  

Push It
Producer / Developer / Owner

  • Launched a company to provide Web development services to small businesses
  • Developed a 20,000 item online catalogue and e-commerce system
  • Mocked up a prototype web-based help system for a major computer manufacturer
  • Subcontracted for work in design, HTML, JavaScript and graphic production
  • Developed scripts for automated conversion of large numbers of Web pages to new designs and from Quark Documents to Web pages
01.96 to 03.97  

Impact Online
Webmaster

  • Provided design and technical specifications for outside contractors who collaborated on building several iterations of the site
  • Created a content management system in Frontier to facilitate changes to the site
  • Wrote content, maintained the site and performed traffic analysis
06.92 to 05.94  

University of Chicago Hospitals
Research Technician and Data Manager

  • Performed library and field research on home care for pediatric AIDS patients
  • Developed and maintained databases for psycho-social and laboratory data
  • Responsible for on site data management of the NIH's AIDS Clinical Trials
  • Managed IT needs for a dozen of the department's computers

Education

 
2005   MFA University of California San Diego Visual Arts
1990   MA University of Chicago Religious Studies
1988   BA University of California Santa Cruz Religious Studies (with Highest Honors)
     

Teaching

 
    San Francisco State University

  Art Department, Conceptual Information Arts Program
2011   Art 511, New Communication Technology in the Visual Arts
2010   Art 412, Conceptual Strategies

  Design and Industry Department
2009   DAI 227, Rethinking Digital Visual Media