Slug: resume-r-steven-ivy Date: 2000-09-17 Title: “Résumé: R Steven Ivy” layout: post

R. Steven Ivy

Phone: (480) 777 2223

About Steve - Objective - Summary Of Experience - Work History - Education
Other - References

About Steve

I am a motivated developer with a keen interest in web-based communcation systems, intranets, and web-enabling legacy software. I have worked in a variety of team environments, both in creative and consulting roles. I have been a part of a consulting team, gathering requirements for a large information system, and working to help define &emdash; and then implement &emdash; the web-based components of the system.

I thrive in multi-platform environments, where my problem-solving skills are useful in developing cross-platform and multi-system solutions.


To obtain a position as a Web Developer in a creative, team-oriented environment. This position will utilize my current development and design capabilities in online communication while providing an opportunity to grow and acquire new skills.

Summary Of Experience

  • 6 yrs Web application development (server-side and client-side)
  • 6 yrs Web design
  • 8 yrs Graphic design

Work History

U-Haul International - Phoenix, AZ
Oct. 2001 - July 2002: WebObjects Programmer

  • Ported several existing applications from WebObjects 4.5 to WebObjects 5.1 (Java).
  • Ported several existing frameworks of business logic from WebObjects 4.5 to 5.1.
  • Built several internal utility web applications
  • Introduced CVS to the development process and trained several other developers in its use.

Redmonk Development - Portsmouth, VA
Dec. 99 - Oct. 2001: Owner

  • Built an online medical education site, testing engine, and administration system in Frontier/Manila.
  • Developed Sid, a weblog client for Mac OS X for the Conversant internet groupware product.

Compass Technology Management, Christian Broadcasting Network - Chesapeake, VA (Compass Technology Mgmt. was a spin-off of CBN)
June 1998 &emdash; Oct. 2001: Web Architect, Developer, Analyst, R & D (for CTM)

  • Directed a team of web developers in the design and development of web applications for Compass' internet and intranet sites.
  • Participated in requirements gathering and product definition for a large enterprise application.
  • Directed a team of developers in implementing several prototype web interfaces for the application.
  • Platforms included both Microsoft and Java web application technologies.
  • Championed the adoption of Linux, CVS, and Java as foundational technologies in support of Internet Development practice.

Internet Developer (for CBN)

  • Worked in continuing production of the CBN intranet site.
  • Contributed to the design of version 2 of the Compass web site.
  • Produced version 2 of the Compass web site, automated using custom code in the Frontier scripting environment.

Artlab Europe - Altensteig, Germany
January 1996 - April 1998: Technical Director

  • Performed general technical research.
  • Maintained a lab of Macintosh computers, managing software installation and troubleshooting.
  • Initiated and oversaw the installation and management of a unix-based internet and intranet server
  • Developed numerous Perl and mSQL-based web applications.
  • Trained graphic designers in web-based graphics production.
  • Contributed to the design and production of print products.
  • Contributed to the selection and purchase of web design and development tools.


  • University of the Nations - Lausanne, Switzerland B.A. in Graphic Design - September, 1996
  • Various technical seminars and conferences.
  • Self-study, Programming WebObjects 1, with online tutoring by an experienced WO developer


  • 6 Years experience in cross-cultural environments in the U.S., Europe, and Africa with international , Christian non-profit organization (Youth With a Mission).
  • 2 Years experience in an international, cross-cultural business environment in Europe.


7 Dream Jeopardy Categories

  • The Writable Web
  • R.E.M.
  • Scripting Languages
  • The History of XML
  • National Geographic
  • All things Macintosh
  • Cheeses Of Europe

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    Technical Experience

    Compiled Languages

    Scripting Languages
    Unix shell script

    Development Tools
    Apple WebObjects 4.5 - 5.1
    Microsoft Visual Studio
    Java Development Kit
    Apple Project Builder & IB
    Userland Frontier

    APIs - Web
    Apple WebObjects JavaScript/ASP
    Java Servlets
    Java Server Pages
    Velocity & WebMacro
    Userland Frontier

    APIs - Desktop
    Mac OS X (Cocoa) - Obj-C, Java

    Operating Systems
    Mac OS X Server 1.x, 10.x
    Mac OS X DP2 - 10.x
    Mac OS 7 - 9.x
    Windows 95, 98, NT 4.0, 2000

    Design Tools
    Adobe Photoshop
    Adobe GoLive
    Adobe Illustrator
    Adobe ImageReady
    Macromedia Freehand
    Macromedia Fireworks
    Macromedia Dreamweaver
    Whiteboard, Pen/Paper