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					                     DARRIN LYTHGOE
                    1650 E. 9800 South, Sandy, UT 84092 (801) 523-8344
                            darrin@lythgoes.net * http://lythgoes.net


SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS
    10+ years solid development experience in many web-related technologies, including HTML,
     DHTML, JavaScript, Ajax, Cold Fusion, PHP, ASP, CGI (Perl and Tcl) and VB.NET, plus
     graphic design (Photoshop 7), database integration and site administration.
    10+ years experience with database design and web integration (Oracle, SQL Server, MS
     Access, and MySQL).
    6+ years experience as webmaster for large company, managing web developers from more
     than 30 different groups and departments, developing and maintaining internal and external
     web sites and applications, teaching web skills.
    Developer, manager and distributor of my own successful web software, The Next Generation
     of Genealogy Sitebuilding. Built with PHP/MySQL.
    Further management experience demonstrated as director of several local Family Records
     Extraction teams, 2000-2002; Editor for university student newsletter, 1990-1992; District
     Leader for LDS missionaries, 1988.
    7 years experience developing telephony-based, interactive voice response applications for
     healthcare (using C/C++ on Windows NT and OS/2).
    Experienced with many development tools, including Dreamweaver, HomeSite, Cold Fusion
     Studio, FrontPage, TopStyle, Photoshop, Flash, Visual Studio and others.
    Excellent communication, writing, editing and layout abilities, backed up by time spent on
     newspaper and magazine staffs, plus extensive freelancing experience.
    More than 90 published articles in newspapers and magazines.
    Comfortable as a teacher (web skills, genealogy, records extraction) and public speaker.
    Bachelor’s degree in computer science & journalism from Brigham Young University (double
     major, graduated Magna Cum Laude).

EXPERIENCE
   GE CORPORATE PAYMENT SERVICES, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.
   Webmaster, Programmer Analyst, April 2000 – present.
   Have developed numerous web applications in Cold Fusion and ASP. Design, manage and
   support company Intranet and two external sites, consult on web-related projects, teach classes on
   various web topics.

   SMARTTALK.COM/INFORMATION ACCESS TECHNOLOGY, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.
   Senior Web Developer, Programmer/Systems Analyst, Sept. 1992 – April 2000.
   Designed, developed and supported IVR software and user interfaces. Developed Internet versions
   of several IVR products using Perl. Designed and managed company web site. Produced first
   online help.
   DARRIN'S WEB DESIGN (SELF-EMPLOYMENT)
   Freelance Web development, Sept. 1996 - present.
   Web development and site management as an independent contractor. Developer and manager of
   The Next Generation of Genealogy Sitebuilding (http://www.tngsitebuilding.com).

   BRIGHT IDEAS (SELF-EMPLOYMENT)
   Freelance writer and desktop publisher, Feb. 1993 – April 1999.
   Writing, editing and production of newsletters, fliers, magazine and newspaper articles as an
   independent contractor.

   THE NEW ERA MAGAZINE, SALT LAKE CITY, UT.
   Editorial Intern, Jan. 1992 - April 1992; Freelance Writer, 1992 - 1997.
   Wrote original articles, rewrote and edited outside manuscripts. More than 30 articles published
   over 10 years.

   THE DESERET NEWS, PROVO, UT.
   Reporting Intern, Aug. 1991 - Nov. 1991.
   Covered beats in Pleasant Grove and Lindon, UT; assignments elsewhere in Utah County.

   THE UNIVERSE (BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY), PROVO, UT.
   Reporter, Copy Editor, April 1991 - Aug. 1991.
   Covered beat in Provo and communities south; earned awards for Best City Desk Reporter,
   Cleanest Copy, Best Overall Copy Editor.

   THE 11TH HOUR, PROVO, UT.
   Editor, Sept. 1990 - April 1992.
   Designed, edited and produced humorous eight-page newsletter, managed staff of six.

EDUCATION
   BRIGHAM YOUNG UNIVERSITY, PROVO, UT.
   Bachelor of Arts, Journalism and Computer Science (double major), 1991.
   Graduated Magna Cum Laude; Member of Phi Kappa Phi, Golden Key Honor Societies.

   ABINGTON HIGH SCHOOL, ABINGTON, MA.
   Graduated as Valedictorian, 1985.
   Honor Society vice-president, French Club public relations director, Newspaper co-editor, Math
   Team co-captain, Drama Club member, Eagle Scout.

WEB SITES
   EXPEDIACORPCARD.COM
   https://www.expediacorpcard.com
   Produced and maintained for GE Corporate Payment Services

   GABIRTHNETWORK.COM
   http://www.gebusinessmarketplace.com
   Informational site for North Carolina-based birth professionals.
    THE NEXT GENERATION OF GENEALOGY SITEBUILDING
    http://www.tngsitebuilding.com
    Genealogy software site, includes demos, feature list, FAQs and user site links.

    DARRIN’S WEB DESIGN
    http://lythgoes.net/dwd
    Details on available contract services.

    DARRIN AND ANDREA LYTHGOE’S GENEALOGY PAGES
    http://lythgoes.net/genealogy
    My genealogy web site.

    BETTER BEGINNINGS
    http://lythgoes.net/birth
    Site for my wife’s doula and childbirth education services.

    UTAH DOULA ASSOCIATION
    http://www.utahdoulas.org
    Informational site for women seeking doulas in the Utah area.

    ACCELERATED COMMERCIAL PROJECTS
    http://www.acceleratedcommercialprojects.com
    Pre-construction real estate development consultants (Atlanta).


REFERENCES:
  1. Rob Sieber, Team Lead, Workstation Applications, GE Corporate Payment Services. 801-517-
     5140
  2. Randy Cooper, VP of Research & Development, Information Access Technology. 801-265-
     8800.
  3. Richard Romney, Managing Editor, The New Era. 801-240-2951.

  More available on request.

				
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