JUDD COHEN
1419 N. Steele St.
Tacoma, WA. 98406
Phone: 206-552-0118
Email:
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OBJECTIVE
Currently seeking a position in the information technology industry in an environment where this quick learner can strive for accomplishment, taking advantage of excellent problem solving skills.
EDUCATION
Community College of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA - Liberal Arts Major, GPA 3.64
EMPLOYMENT
Oviatt Media, Philadelphia, PA
Web Programmer
  • Created PHP-based websites to customer specifications
  • Maintained strong relationships with customers and vendors through strong written and verbal communication
  • Developed Joomla content management system modules in PHP
Com-4-Comp, Philadelphia, PA
Customer Support Technician
  • Maintained strong customer relationships for sales transactions of computer parts
  • Excelled at explaining very technical concepts to customers in laymans terms
  • Provided coordination between customers and employees to ensure communications were accurate and needs were being met
  • Verified work order requests for accuracy and completion deadlines were met
  • Built computers according to customer specifications and needs
  • Incorporated strong problem solving skills by repairing hardware and software
  • Designed e-commerce website from scratch with custom content management system
Solutions for Progress, Philadelphia, PA
System Administrator
  • Maintained and provided on-location desktop support for over a hundred Windows, Mac, and Linux computers
  • Wrote custom maintenance software to reduce time spent on repetitive tasks
  • Trained employees on how to use software and hardware
  • Supervised and designed a process for efficiently rolling out software and hardware upgrades to hundreds of desktop computers while minimizing downtime
  • Designed and implemented a company-wide central login system with automated backups using Linux, LDAP, Samba, and Rsync, which vastly improved efficiency for support staff
  • Designed a central login server that created efficiency for the support system
  • Enhanced the security of the premises through existing internal services
Pinemere Camp, Stroudsburg, PA
System Administrator and Consultant
  • Provided on-location customer support and training for staff
  • Designed and maintained a company website with regular updates
  • Organized and adjusted large amounts of photos daily in Photoshop to effectively portray camp activities and outings for publication on the camp website
  • Designed and installed public internet kiosks for camp staff
TECHNICAL SKILLS
Web Application Development - HTML, CSS, AJAX, SQL, MySQL, SQLite, Dreamweaver
Graphics and Media - Photoshop, Illustrator, 3D Studio Max, Blender, Max/MSP
Programming Languages - Python, PHP, Perl, Javascript, Shell Scripting, Windows Batch Files
Information Technology - Windows XP/Vista/7, Mac OS X, Linux, Unix, SVN, VMWare, Apache, Samba, LDAP, Rsync
PERSONAL INTERESTS AND PROJECTS
Photography, Poetry, Guitar, Bass, Music composition software (programming), Sound recording and editing, Video game design (programming, art)
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