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JAMES PRINZIVALLI
925 - 852 - 7632    
           
OVERVIEW        
  Accomplished Web Developer. Strengths include the ability to create, design and project manage a multitude of diverse projects in various media. Possess a high level of technical aptitude and the ability to rapidly absorb and apply new concepts. Proficient on Macintosh, IBM computers and cutting- edge web design programs. Demonstrated ability to work as a team member and independently in a fast-paced deadline driven environment.  
           
COMPUTER SKILLS
  Programming Languages: HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Lingo, QBasic, and DOS.
Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Director, Flash, VisualCadd, TurboCad Pro, Sound Edit, Sound Forge, Premier, SoftImage, Infini-D, RayDream Studio, Painter, DeBabelizer, Acrobat, MicroSoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Quark.
Operating Systems and Hardware: Window 95 and 98 and XP, NT 4.0 Server, NT 4.0 Workstation, MacIntosh OS 7 to OS X, LAN, Scanners, Digital Camera, Video Capture, CDR Recorders, Printers, built and configured PC workstations.
 
           
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Owner / Web Developer. Screaming Banshee Productions - Antioch, CA
June 2000 - Present
  Managed all aspects of Web Site design including development, layout, content, editing and production for large corporations.
Liaison with CEO and client to determine marketing direction and focus while balancing competing needs.
Conceptualized high quality Web Sites to represent, enhance and promote identities for companies ranging from sole proprietors to large corporations.
Analyzed and monitored industry trends, executed strategic plan and implemented creative solutions to target Internet audience.
Consulted and developed design strategies to improve navigation of Web Pages.
Implemented cutting-edge web development software to produce high quality, modern Web Sites.
 
           
AutoCad Draftsman. Schneck and Schneck Law Offices - San Jose, CA
March 2003 - Present
 

Create patent drawings with the aid of AutoCad software.
Inerpret client inventions and create AutoCad drawings in perspective, front, side and top viewes as well as cut away views.
Be creative while maintaining strict US government and international patent regulations.
Maintain and deliver patent drawings under tight deadlines.
Hand sketch patents to help client visualize their inventions to resolve potential dsign issues
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Tech Support/Menu Developer. nuSable - Hayward, CA
September 2001 - January 2003
  Provided live phone support for hardware and software related issues including CT90 terminals, Terminal Communications Adapter, NT PC workstation, printers, modems, thermal impact printers, monitors, wiring issues, debugging POS code, installig patches, installing POS software. Helped with user error issues as well. Repaired Ct90 terminals. Coded several menus for restaurants that included breakfast, lunch, dinner, cocktail, liguor and wine menus. Created ongoing training manual for new CSR trainies. Installed complete POS system at restaurants. Sold and maintained contracts to clients. Was also a sales representitive for equipment.  
           
HTML Coder . Health Central.com - Emeryville, CA
July/August 2000
  Contract work handcoding HTML as well as using some ColdFusion and DreamWeaver  
           
Web Developer. Northwest Computer Systems, Inc - Emeryville, CA
1995 - 2000
  Managed all aspects of Web Site design including development, layout, content, editing and production for large corporations.
Liaison with CEO and client to determine marketing direction and focus while balancing competing needs.
Conceptualized high quality Web Sites to represent, enhance and promote identities for companies ranging from sole proprietors to large corporations.
Analyzed and monitored industry trends, executed strategic plan and implemented creative solutions to target Internet audience.
Consulted and developed design strategies to improve navigation of Web Pages.
Implemented cutting-edge web development software to produce high quality, modern Web Sites.
 
           
Director of Operations. Northwest Computer Systems, Inc. - Emeryville, CA
1994 - 1995
  Developed and coordinated operational and administrative strategies to improve work flow.
Maintained vital vendor and client relations and supervised all aspects of office operations.
Enforced company policies, directed and supervised staff, in charge of payroll, bank deposits, shipping and receiving.
Provided technical support of system hardware and peripherals and resolved network connectivity issues.
In charge of purchasing all components necessary to build networks and computer systems valued at over $800,000 for a large client base.
 
           
Scale Model Designer. Graphic Blade Studios, Inc. - San Francisco, CA
1995
  Designed and built full window displays and scale miniatures for architectural firms, television production and commercials.
Managed the design and development of an elaborate miniature scale architectural model of the Oakland Waterfront.
Orchestrated and oversaw design strategies to achieve predetermined goals.
 
           
Owner/General Manager. Peppino's Italian Restaurant - Clayton, CA
1983 - 1994
  Directly responsible for start-up and management of all restaurant operations, kitchen design and purchasing.
Hired, trained and supervised staff of 25.
Developed policies and procedures, monitored food costs, maintained customer service and satisfaction.
 
           
EDUCATION
Cal State University Hayward, CA - B.A. in Art and Multimedia.
SF Academy of Art, San Francisco, CA - Graphic Design/ Typography.
Diablo Valley College, Pleasant Hill, CA - A.A. in Art and Multimedia.
           
ACHIEVEMENTS and AWARDS
  Academy of Art - 1995 and 1994 - Achieved awards in "Annual Student Exhibition of Outstanding Art" in Web design, pencil drawings, digital and 3D models.
Dundracon - 1993 - 1st, 2nd and 3rd place in model design.
- 1992 - 2nd place in model design.
- 1991 - 1st place in model design.
- 1990 - 2nd and 3rd place in model design.
- 1989 - 1st place in model design.
Pacificon ~ 1990 - Won Divisional Championship in "Outstanding Achievement in Scale Model Design".
Trans Am Club - 2000 and 1995 - Designed artwork for mass production of T-shirts.
Trans Am Club - 1998 and 1997 - President of The Trans Am Club of America.
Trans Am Club - 1996 - Vice President of The Trans Am Club of America, Sacramento chapter.
Arclight Racing - 2000 - Conceptualized and developed Web design for the Suzuki Motorcycle Racing Team.
 
           
SPECIAL SKILLS
Language Skills - Fluent in Italian and some Spanish.
Management Training - Attended training course focusing on effective management techniques and strategies to increase profit margins.
 
           
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