All Creations INC

About

All Creations INC used to be a consulting company for eLearning, website design and development, and other services. Now it is the work of one person that can do those services but not as a corporation.

I will list some of my skills in case you wish to employ me for a contract or permanent position of work. For contract positions I now work through a contracting company, none specific, and no longer do B2B or Corp. to Corp. as I have closed All Creations INC as a corporation.





Results oriented I.T. professional and service minded LMS Administrator specializing in complex, proactive problem-solving.

EDUCATION | TECHNICAL SKILLS



Education

B.A. Information Technology at North Central College, Minor in Business, Associates Degree in Applied Programming (Honors), Certificate in C Programming (Honors)

Languages

CSS/CSS3, HTML/HTML5, DHTML/XHTML, XML, PHP, SQL/MySQL, JavaScript, Visual Basic 6.0, COBOL, (It has been a while but Some: jQuery, Java, C, C++, JSON)

Applications

Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, Oracle/PeopleSoft LMS, Turtle CMS, SCORM 1.2/2004, AICC, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Mobile Testing and Device Training, Microsoft Project, Visual Studio, Sharepoint, Authorware, Lectora, WordPress, Visio, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access Database, PowerPoint, Outlook, OneNote; Mobile Devices/Tablets (iPads/Androids), Sublime Text, SnagIt, WebEx, Camtasia, Flash, Unix, Citrix, HipChat, WinZip/iZip, Hand Brake, Video Converter, Agile/Scrum Methodologies, Website creation, SEO, Fiddler2, WinSCP, Beyond Compare, FileZilla/FTP Software, Various Database Systems



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE




July 2012 – Present
Schaumburg, IL | Corporate Headquarters
Senior Data Communications Engineer | Programming & Development Team

Worked with over 75 developers cross–functionally with all business units and collaborated to ensure course functionality. Supported the migration of PeopleSoft v. 8.8 to 9.2, helping Learning and Development end users to navigate the changes and help alleviate their fears. Served as subject matter expert for internal teams regarding LMS administration and independently solved escalated support concerns with course production, typically within 24 hours. Scoped, designed, and implemented a support workflow for the newly launched Verizon Wireless Mobile Learning Initiative resulting in 98% of in-house developed courses to be supported on mobile devices.

  • LMS / SCORM / AICC Troubleshooting, assist developers in issues with Captivate courses, UAT courses, lead development of new Captivate install, and assist eLearning team
  • Mobile testing and reporting – all things mobile
  • Technical writing of Knowledge Base
  • eLearning – knowledge of Advanced Actions and completion skills, tests, settings, etc. of all things Captivate for developers to implement in courses for learners
  • Rollout multiple versions of Adobe Captivate (from 5.5 to 6 to 8) doing preliminary testing and rollout to developers, getting budget approved and more in an required time frame
  • LMS upgrade team lead for content developers as part of larger team
  • Train developers, write test plans
  • QA, UAT courses when developers get them ready for launch, using PC and/or mobile devices as required/requested
  • Troubleshooting issues with learners unable to complete courses and with developers unable to figure out Captivate issues to complete a course for publishing for learners
  • Various projects as assigned by my manager

August 2011 – June 2012
Broadview, IL
Web Developer

With a host of many other developers we create many web sites for trade shows for exhibitors, vendors, customers, and every aspect of the trade show. There were customer specifications that needed to be done and in a timely manner. The demand was very tight and needed to be done with precision. The majority of skills needed were HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

  • Help develop custom web sites for variety of clients for trade show exhibitors
  • Make sure the web sites are working on all browser types and do not have any issues during the time of launch and meet specifications required by our company and the vendor
  • HTML and CSS skills used, working closely with sales person, and testing off site making sure sites work
  • Web site development with JavaScript and some jQuery and a little JSON

March 1999 – August 2011
La Grange Highlands, IL
President/Cofounder — Project Manager, Learning Strategist Consultant,
eLearning Specialist

Electronic learning and web site development and design for a variety of clients wanting to have their classes or seminars prepared for web site viewing, using authoring tools and working with an LMS company to achieve this goal. A variety of skills used including information mapping and eLearning/instructional design for a major mortgage client.

  • PHP, HTML, JavaScript, SCORM compliance and testing, eLearning set-up, testing, and implementation along with CMS system integration for marketing firm
  • Analysis of project and project management for major mortgage company
  • Programming, scripting, analysis, and administrative skills for multiple projects and websites using JavaScript, HTML, CSS, PHP, Flash, Photoshop and .mp3 files
  • Collaborations with website owners to provide new design and functionality of websites using a variety of cross–browser testing, creation of custom sites using HTML, JavaScript, and CSS for US Senate campaign, landscape designs, adding .mp3 and video files
  • Upgrade all instructional design courses into new, easier to use, and cleaner/more professional format for eLearning for major mortgage association
  • Created custom backgrounds and look for each client’s needs along with design, layout and actual web pages depending on their wants, including Photoshop images and/or Flash files
  • Work closely with the client and the LMS company to provide the best solutions for the customer
  • Work independently and with a team on Web based training and Web sites
  • Database queries to determine specific classes, with specific dates, and other such SQL calls that were linked to an Access database

Develop web applications for a variety of company’s clients including project for sole-proprietary electronic medical records business, landscape design business, retail shop, six doctor medical facility, and more. Microsoft Office Suite, including PowerPoint and Access Database, to create presentations, prepare tax filings, make custom database applications for client listing, mailings, and other promotions. Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable, client invoicing, and other financial items as needed.

  • Websites developed using HTML and CSS and JavaScript
  • Training on HTML to clients
  • Created functional specifications and page specifications
  • Created design, layout and actual web pages
  • Database and Power Point presentations created

November 2008 – February 2011
Chicago, IL
Software Development and Support/Application Development

Website design and lesson/course development along with Instruction design and development, web based tools and applications, use of SharePoint, Flash, Captivate, Articulate, and other such programs, troubleshooting in XML, HTML, and CSS, project lead, and lead information point of contact. Self started, attention to detail, can work alone or with other team members.

  • Continued upgrade and correction of course and lesson content
  • Correction and transformation of outside vendor lessons to fit company format
  • Content correction of course material and writing of content questions
  • Project lead, Create/publish/archive online courses; add/delete accounts, set/adjust/maintain system parameters, add/delete resources, etc.
  • Design and develop custom reports for clients
  • Address technical bugs and other system issues from identification through resolution
  • Establish/maintain links to other online systems
  • Complete daily tasks such as developing and sending status reports, responding to customer questions, publishing courseware, assisting instructional designers with technical issues, etc.
  • Develops procedures to enhance system functionality, Uploads and/or FTP files.
  • Provided customer service and technical/functional assistance to the support desk and end users
  • Conducted user acceptance testing of new learning technologies, SQL database queries, data extraction and data import/export procedures using SQL Server
  • Experience with JavaScript, Java, HTML, CSS, XHTML, XML, and Flash, System administration on a technology-based learning platforms a plus
  • Publishing courseware using eLearning standards such as SCORM and AICC
  • Understanding of system developmental lifecycle and technical specification




Note: I am not open/willing to re–location. I wish to stay in the Chicagoland area.


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