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About Illustrative Ariven

Who We Are and What We do

What I Do

Web site design and management, App development, Art, and Creative Writing, System administration and technical support.

Skills & Abilities

MANAGEMENT

I have worked managing IT department employees, assigning them tasks and interfacing with higher management for them.

COMMUNICATION

I have been handling all interactions with IT vendors as well as building non-technical summaries for the business owner to make decisions with.

TECHNICAL

I am very experienced with Microsoft Windows desktop and server grade operating systems. I am experienced with Linux and OS/X. I am very experienced with Microsoft Office. I am experienced with Google GSuite products.

PROGRAMMING

I am very experienced with PHP, JavaScript and jQuery. I am familiar with source control software. I am learning PowerShell, virtualization of servers, Amazon cloud services and workflow build software.

Experience

IT SYSTEM ADMINISTRATOR / WEB DEVELOPER | VITAMIST, LTD. | 1999-02-01 – CURR.

I have managed our infrastructure, handling all repairs and network upgrades from Novell NetWare to the latest versions of Windows Server.

I have done all hardware and software support of multiple Windows desktop and server grade systems. I have handled all hardware and software upgrades, including making recommendations of what to upgrade to and when.

I have handled all interactions with Vendors, acting as first point of contact and building non-technical summaries for the owner to use to make IT related decisions.

I have handled all phone system and phone provider upgrades through multiple vendors culminating with our current Mitel 5000 phone system and Cox Business services for internet and phone services.

Education

MESA COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Major: Computer Science, no degree

CENTRAL ARIZONA COLLEGE

Major: Computer Information Systems, no degree

ARIZONA STATE UNIVERSITY

Major: Computer Science, no degree

Minor: Electrical Engineering, Computer Systems Technology, no degree