Ludwigwam

Résumé- Jeffrey Ludwig

Contact Info

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Employment

Freelance Web Developer/Designer

March 2007 – Present

For a more exhaustive look at the projects I have done, please browse to http://ludwigwam.com and click on the individual screenshots.

Sites designed Notes
upperroomtaxservice.com Set up the CMS Textpattern for pages on the site that the client needs to update.
keeperofthecoins.com Facilitated a partnership between this client and Jeff Garrett. This site's inventory updates in real-time when Garrett's inventory changes.
bobpaulrarecoins.com Redesigned site as a full-service e-commerce site, offering design advice and strictly adhering to client's exacting specifications.
jbookello.com Developed from scratch using a Microsoft Publisher document with site content and general site layout that was provided by the client.
rarecoinphotos.com Rebuilt to adhere to web standards. I wrote a small Flash photo gallery application for browsing Mr. Mulvaney's coin photography.
www.charlottegold.net Redesigned and rebuilt from the ground up.
tabernaclehope.com Designed and built site from the ground up.

Web Master and Technology Support Specialist

November 2006 – Present

Mid-American Rare Coin Gallery

Lexington, KY

  • I am currently webmaster for two company websites.
  • Extended company web presence, designing the current iteration of our community coin club's site bluegrasscoinclub.com, and designing coinstocash.com as a niche site to filter more traffic to the company.
  • Wrote PHP/MySQL code to co-ordinate company inventory with participating partners in real-time.
  • I launched the current iteration of rarecoingallery.com in April 2009. It is powered by the e-commerce solution Webasyst Shop-Script, and I am currently updating the inventory on a weekly basis.
  • I wrote in-house PHP code to handle serving up dynamic inventory and item detail pages. These became obsolete when Shop-Script was installed.
  • In early 2007 I realigned rarecoingallery.com using XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS.
  • In December 2006 I overhauled the design of sarasotacoin.com and converted it to XHTML 1.0 Strict and CSS.
  • Learned numismatic photography from reknowned industry expert Tom Mulvaney and photographed coins in company inventory.
  • I took charge of all company Ebay operations.
  • I provided troubleshooting and expertise in upgrading computer hardware, as well replacing old computer systems.
  • I provided troubleshooting and solutions for general computer problems, showing technical expertise in particular with Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Microsoft Word and Excel.

Computer Operator

November 2004 – September 2006

McLane Grocery Distribution, Information Systems

Nicholasville, KY

  • I oversaw departmental mainframe operations and division-wide printing processes.
  • I maintained industrial-size laser printers and dot matrix printers.
  • I provided technical troubleshooting for all departments with both Microsoft and company-specific programs.
  • I provided precise and timely ten-key keypunch, under strict deadline constraints.

Student Web Developer

October 2002 - August 2004

Asbury Theological Seminary, Information Technology

Wilmore, KY

  • I helped to create and maintain the 2004 design for the seminary webpage.
  • I maintained the seminary webpage that pre-existed the 2004 design.
  • I assisted in deploying computers in an extensive, campus-wide upgrade operation.

Personal Hobbies and Accomplishments

  • I enjoy reverse engineering old games, determining their inner workings and improving them when it is possible. My more interesting projects are featured at my hobby website, JeffLudwig.com. In particular, I have contributed extensive landmark research on Might and Magic 3, Final Fantasy 1- Dawn of Souls, and Destiny of an Emperor (as ludmeister).
  • I am currently in the finishing stages of designing an in-depth, multi-character role-playing system using Visual Basic which includes user-friendly editors for maps, monsters, and treasures. It is also featured at JeffLudwig.com.
  • I have custom-built four working PC systems from the ground up, one which boots three operating systems— Windows XP, Windows 7, and Ubuntu 9.04 (a Linux-based operating system), and one which can boot Windows XP Home, Windows XP Pro x64 Edition, and Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Edition.

 

Education

Master of Arts in Theological Studies, Magna Cum Laude

» Graduated May 2004, awarded by Asbury Theological Seminary, Wilmore, Kentucky

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Magna Cum Laude

» Graduated December 2000, awarded by Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan

Programming and Software Expertise

Programming Languages

Expert— Visual Basic 6.0

Advanced— Visual Basic .NET 2008, VBA for Microsoft Excel

Intermediate— C/C++, PHP, Assembly languages for various platforms

Beginner— Actionscript for Flash

Web Design Technologies

Expert— HTML/XHTML, CSS, Adobe Dreamweaver

Intermediate— PHP, Javascript

Beginner— Adobe Flash

Graphic Artistry

Expert— Corel Paint Shop Pro

Intermediate— Bryce 3D, Paint.NET

Beginner— Adobe Fireworks

Operating Systems

Expert— Windows 7, Windows XP

Advanced— Windows Vista, Windows 95/98, DOS/Windows 3.1

Intermediate— Ubuntu, Unix

Productivity Software

Expert— Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Notepad++

Advanced— Microsoft Powerpoint, Openoffice.org

Intermediate— Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Acrobat

Other skills

I am also capable of assembling a desktop PC (my experience is with Intel model boards and CPUs).

References

Available on request.