J O H N P Y E
(...) DARLINGHURST, SYDNEY NSW 2010, AUSTRALIA
TEL. +61 408 793 626 • E-MAIL
john AT-SIGN curioussymbols DOTCOM • FAX +44 870 139 9 109 GOAL
To obtain solid experience in website development, focussing on
database-powered, dynamic websites. Seek experience with high-quality methods,
and to participate in formulating specifications and strategy.
UNIX. Limited experience with Java, Oracle XSQL, ASP, Pascal,
MATLAB/Simulink, Excel, Visual Basic.
Design and usability experience from recent dvflondon.com and MDLF work.
Good analytical and organisation skills from engineering and mathematics
Project Management skills and large company experience from work as a
Competent user of Linux, Windows, MS Office, OpenOffice.org, Access, PhotoShop, Illustrator, Notes,
Minitab, SAP, AutoCAD. EMPLOYMENT
Elevated, London Analyst/Programmer
Specification and backend design and development of dvflondon.com, a fully-functional e-commerce system focussed on online clothing sales. XML backend relays information to a Flash frontend. Database is syncronized with in-store stock tracking system.
Other online stores, ongoing
Media Development Loan Fund, Prague Web Developer
Development of e-commerce site kiosk.mdlf.org
Lead developer for major inhouse project investment tracking system 'Shark', 40,000 USD contract, completed on time and on budget.
August 2000–October 2001 Purple House Limited, London.
Rapid development of creativebase.com website for launch in September
Development of content-management and email newsletter
Major role in implementation decisions, specification of projects for
July 1999–Jan 2000
Orica Adhesives & Resins, Christchurch, New Zealand.
Plant projects with budgets up to NZ$300k: pneumatic urea conveying
system, upgrade to 75kW air blower, acid mixing tank, installation of
Databasing of plant equipment and maintenance history. Collation of
verified plant documentation and drawings. Overview of plant compliance with
safety policies and laws
Prioritisation of plant projects, writing project specifications and
expenditure proposals, participation in budgeting.
Oct 1998–Dec 1999
Orica Adhesives & Resins, Deer Park, Vic.
Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Maintenance)
Plant projects to $100k: pressure vessel design and installation with
pipework and instrumentation.
Manual handling regulations, ergonomic re-design of fibre-board testing
Pressure relief valve maintenance, compliance with standards.
Shutdown experience: planning and participation in March catalyst change
and Christmas plant maintenance shutdown.
Feb 1998–Oct 1998
Orica Engineering, 1 Nicholson St, Melbourne
Graduate Mechanical Engineer (Design)
Pressure vessel and pipework design work for re-commissioning a recently
acquired fibre-board resin plant, Indonesia. Experience with U.S., British and
Consulting work predicting behaviour of a chemical storage tank in the
lead-up to Melbourne's Coode Is. explosions of 1991, for a continuing lawsuit.
Member of Orica graduate programme, with training and three eight-month
rotations over 1998-1999.
1995 Shorko Films (Aust.) Pty Ltd., Wodonga, Vic.
Engineering Work Experience
Design and implementation of plastic flake storage control system, crane
design and oil bund area design and installation according to Australian
Supervision of fitting team on line upgrade installation.
Telstra Technical Development Group, Sydney, NSW. Computer
Science Work Experience
Development of a website: evaluation and installation of web server
software, selection of web development tools, authoring.
Initial design proposal for dial-in DSL service provider front-end
Feb – Jun 2000 Universidad de Sevilla/CLIC Sevilla,
Spanish courses to Advanced level, 20hrs/week.
1993 – 1997 University of Melbourne.
Bachelor of Engineering
(First Class Honours)/Bachelor of Science
Combined degree with mechanical engineering and science studies in applied
and pure mathematics, computer science, physics, statistics, operations research, French and Spanish.
Year mark averages: H1, H2B, H1, H2A and H1.
8 computer studies-related subjects taken, mostly in C++, Pascal, MATLAB.
Academic transcript available on request.
The Scots School Albury, Australia, years 7 – 12.
Tertiary Entrance Rank of 99.20, in top 300 of the state. WEBSITES
Fashion retail site for Diane von Furstenburg. Macromedia Site of the Day May 1, 2004
e-Commerce site for independent news publications around the world.
Visual arts industry website. Lead developer role since pre-launch. Out of print!
My complete online folio.
Born: 1974, Sydney, Australia.
Australian Citizen. UK Right
References available on request.
john AT-SIGN curioussymbols DOTCOM http://www.curioussymbols.com/john/it-resume/ updated
Monday, 3 May 2004