JOHN HERRING


Web Developer, HTML Instructor 

Objective

To bring twenty years of corporate and seven years of educational experience to a secondary school, college, or adult / continuing education program dedicated to exceptional academic standards. To contribute five consecutive years of teaching in a Florida “A” school, and to use related business experience to enrich the cur­ri­culum, helping students acquire skills relevant to the 21st century workplace.


Teaching Experience

Broward College
Broward County FL
Adjunct Faculty
2007–2010
Taught Web Design and Photoshop to adults pursuing Continuing Education credits.

West Broward High School
Pembroke Pines FL
Business Teacher
2008–2010
Taught Web Design and other Business classes to underclassmen first year. Taught Business classes (Introduction to Information Technology and Finance and Business Technology) to all high school grades second year.

Cypress Bay High School
Weston FL
Web Design Teacher
2003–2008
Taught beginning, intermediate, and advanced Web Design. Developed curriculum enabling 10th grade students to advance within 1 to 2 years to a level of expertise equivalent to that of pro­fessional web designers.

Web Design students regularly won district- and state-level competitions in HTML and web site development. Created and maintained school’s web site, administered FTP accounts for staff and students. Chaperoned students at regional and national BPA competitions.


Educational Certifications

State of Florida
Professional Certificates
(all valid through 2011)
English 6–12
Business 6–12
Computer Science K–12


Phone 954-971-5785

E-Mail jhherring@yahoo.com
Address 6400 Kimberly Blvd.
N Lauderdale FL 33068
Web Site http://www.johnherring.net


Education

Florida Atlantic University 18 hours in Education classes, 4.0 GPA
University of Central Florida 16 hours toward BS in Computer Science
University of Alabama BA, English


Certifications

Microsoft Certified Microsoft Office User
Brainbench HTML (tested in the top 7%), HTML Programmer, Web Programmer, Adobe Page­Maker, Adobe Photoshop, Microsoft Office Specialist, Master English Vocabulary (tested in the top 4%), Master Written English


Organizations & References

Professional Organizations HTML Writers Guild
National Association of Photoshop Professionals
International Webmasters Association
References Available on request.


Web Industry Experience

HTML Developer
DentalPlans.com
Plantation FL
2010–2012
Created web pages for national company’s online presence. Troubleshooting legacy ASP code prior to .NET re-write of entire site. QA of new site. General IT work.
 
Webmaster, Web Designer
EBS / Tangent Solutions
Ft. Lauderdale FL
2001–2002
Created and maintained four professional-quality com­mercial web sites. Created all professional mar­ket­ing collateral and corporate graphics. Pro­duced docu­men­ta­tion for company’s software products. Handled confidential corporate SEC filings.
 
Webmaster, Web Designer
EBS / Triangle Imaging
Coconut Creek FL
1996–1998
Created and maintained four web sites for parent company and its subsidiaries. Responsible for internet connectivity, e-mail, and account security.

Created marketing collateral, cor­porate logos, and SEC-compliant mar­ket­ing materials for public of­fer­ings. Developed soft­ware docu­men­ta­tion policies. Super­vised ven­dors of pho­to­graphy and printing services. Chosen to provide company-wide training in Micro­soft Office, and tech­nical sup­port for sales staff and all senior manage­ment, including CEO. Evalu­ated hard­ware and soft­ware for senior management.


Other Experience

Technical Support
Verio – Boca Raton FL
2000–2001
Telephone and e-mail technical support (web hosting) for Unix and Windows web hosting.
 
Technical Support
IBM – Boca Raton FL
1996
Telephone technical support (hardware) for IBM’s PC customers, following the rollout of Windows 95. Offered permanent position with IBM’s PC Help Center in North Carolina.
 
Software Consulting
1990–Present

Clients include British Telecom (London), Martin Marietta, United Telephone, AAA, and General Mills.
Purchased and installed software and hardware, trained end-users, maintained security of sensitive information. Hired for unique knowledge base, ability to parse complex projects into tasks for team execution.

Extensive use of internet resources, production of cor­por­ate com­mu­ni­ca­tions collateral, knowledge of graphic arts software and hardware, design and implementation of file management systems, and disaster-recovery procedures.
 
Publishing
1983–1994

Employers included CRC Press, HBJ, and the Modern Language Association.
Senior Staff Editor, Production Editor, Copy Editor, Proof­reader, System Manager, Typographer, Graphic Designer.

Designed and produced books, magazines, news­letters, and all varieties of printed matter, from advertising through post-doctoral medical research materials. Worked with authors throughout the process, from raw manuscript through copy-editing and production of bound books.


Student Sites



Sites built by students after nine weeks, with no prior experience.

Tommy Bahama Blockbuster Video Nintendo Fusion Tour


Sites built by students after nine weeks, with some prior experience.

Norva Records Bad Religion A Christmas Place
World War II NBA Store Brown Parcel Service


Pages and sites built by more advanced students, after 18 weeks of instruction.

Let’s Read, Florida! Style Sheet Switcher Full Year Calendar
Cheesecake Factory Book Report HTML Reference


Sites built by one student, from zero experience through 18 weeks of instruction.

First Site Second Site Third Site


Projects for more advanced students.

Macbeth Periodic Table Pinstripes