Walter Wimberly's Resume - Experience

 

Freelance Consultant

Orlando, FL

1995-Present

  • Website design and development:
    • Constructed both initial design and redesign of various web sites.
    • Implemented an e-commerce site. Generates approximately 80% of Showcases To Go’s sales. http://www.showcasestogo.com
    • Devised usability testing and implemented current practices within websites.
  • Stand-alone kiosk animated display that was displayed inside EPCOT.
  • Application programming:
    • Application for selecting/creating e-mail addresses based upon user criteria.
    • Application for playing audio files for stage shows.
    • Programmed a coin-operated children's drawing game that allowed the player to draw freeform designs and use preset graphics to create pictures.
  • Database programming:
    • Developed a quote generation software for a local electrician.
    • Developed a grade management system for college instructors.
    • Created a jewelry information database, which included the ability to print barcode information for retail outlets.
    • Designed an order tracking database for display case manufacturer.
    • Show and order tracking for a home-show sales company.

SunGard HTE

LMS Administrator - Lake Mary, FL

  • Responsible for tracking students and classes for external customers and employees (~1000 users).
  • Added web analytics tracking to measure use of Learning Management System (LMS) on employee site
  • Updated and configured the user interface for both LMS websites to use web 2.0 user interface techologies
  • Helped record new classes to be put into the LMS
  • Improved LMS usage on both the Employee and Customer LMS web sites
  • Developed guidlines for recording new course content in Adobe Captivate
  • Develolped procedure manual for role of LMS Administrator

International Academy of Design and Technology

Instructor - Orlando, FL

2001 – February 2007

  • Taught classes as part of the Networking (Protocols, Access, Visual Basic, C/C++) and Web Design and Development (Database Development, Director, Advanced Director, Flash, Design Fundamentals) programs.
  • Designed and maintained four intranet websites.
  • Developed promotional CD-ROMs for different degree programs.
  • Designed two new A.S. degree programs (Network and System Administration), which nearly doubled the enrollment for the Computer Networking Department.
  • Advised individual students on academic and career decisions.
  • Interviewed potential instructors evaluating them based upon technical and teaching merit.
  • Served as the faculty liaison for the Multimedia Advisory Committee degree program, which is responsible for reviewing the curriculum for the new Multimedia Bachelor’s program.
  • Helped with the design of Multimedia Bachelor’s degree program.
  • Helped redesign the Web Design A.S. and Web Development B.F.A. degrees to realign it with current industry trends.
  • Acted as liaison between staff, adjuncts, and students to ensure the best learning environment for students.
  • Worked as an individual tutor for the tutoring center to assist students who were in need of additional help with their course work.

DeVry University

Adjunct Professor - Orlando, FL

2004 – Present

  • Taught classes using Java. Included topics were JDBC, Exception Handling, and Networking.
  • Taught class on System Analysis and Design methods.

Southern College

Department Head – Computer Programming Department - Orlando, FL

2000-2001

  • Taught two or more programming classes per quarter.
  • Responsible for redesigning and updating school website, including placing the school catalog entirely on-line.
  • Oversaw a staff of two full-time personnel, three work-studies, and various adjunct instructors. 
  • Responsible for updating and maintaining curriculum to keep current with the industry. 
  • Developed a complete on-line version of the school's student catalog.
  • Helped develop two certificate programs (Helpdesk and Web Design).
  • Advised students working on career decisions and independent studies.

Institute for Simulation and Training

Researcher

1998 – 2000

  • Worked as project leader to create new environments in RAVEN for multiple modules (distance learning application).
  • Responsible for 3D modeling, animation, and programming of VRML worlds (real-time 3D Internet deliverable language).
  • MultiGen modeler for a real-time application developed for NASA.  Served as chief modeler for project, delegating tasks as necessary, overseeing two other modelers working on the project.
  • Java programmer for front end to an IBM DB2 database.