Kerry J. Cupit

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Objective: To obtain a position in a web development or graphic design house embracing programming, creative and people skills in a friendly and cooperative work environment.
Highlights of Qualifications:
  • 7 years experience in the desktop publishing industry
  • most common graphics/prepress software (Photoshop, Quark, Acrobat, etc)
  • worked and flourished in high-volume, quick-turnaround environment
  • 8 years experience in web site creation and management
  • hand-coded XHTML Strict, HTML, CSS and JavaScript
  • PHP, ColdFusion, MySQL and MS Access specialties
  • demonstrated skills in WAP/WML, XML, JSP, ASP
  • all projects built for security and ease-of-use
  • 6 years experience with network administration / troubleshooting
  • MacOS 7.0 - 10.4
  • Windows 3.1 - XP
  • Linux
  • 10 years programming experience
  • PHP and AppleScript specialties
  • demonstrable Java, C/C++, Pascal, HyperTalk & shell scripting abilities
  • Possesses a positive attitude and a good sense of humour
  • Multi-disciplinarian emphasizing creativity, practicality and usefulness
  • Effectively able to handle high stress situations
  • Competent, responsible and always looking for ways to improve procedure
Professional Experience:
Burnaby BC

Website Developer / Media Design Consultant

Stargate Connections Inc.

2000 July - 2006 August

PHP, ColdFusion, JavaScript, XHTML/HTML and CSS programming, graphic design, and client correspondence at this Burnaby-based ISP. I\'ve built upon technologies already developed by our company to create a knowledge base, a computerised invoicing system and an employee efficiency tracking system, as well as developed a working prototype for a new content management system now being considered as a replacement for our existing product. Brought in security enhancements, new product ideas and programming skills.

Whistler BC

Graphic Designer

The Question

1999 June - 2000 July

Produced and designed newspaper ads of all sizes and formats. Dealings with printing press on requirements, processes, etc. Developed utilities to manage and automate prepress operations. Managed website.

Calgary AB

Project Researcher

Canadian Petroleum Insurance Exchange Ltd. (CPIXL)

1998 July 6th - 1998 August 31st

Built company website whilst analyzing corporate pricing structure. Implemented and automated marketing cold-call database. Performed Y2K readiness evaluations later verified as correct by an external company specializing in such.

Graphic Designer / Web Developer

Self Employed

1997 November- Present

Miscellaneous graphic design projects for charity and profit.

Computer Consultant

Self Employed

1996 January - 2000 July

House calls for troubleshooting, repairs, etc. Maintained network of 100+ computers, developed software to assist network administrators with organization and problem tracking, including remote reporting and automated emailing.
Awards & Competitions:
  • Winner of 2001 BCYCNA Gold award for Best Website Design (
  • Winner of 2000 BCYCNA Silver award for Best Website Design (
  • Second place winner in the 1998 Regional Skills Canada Desktop Publishing competition
  • Winner of 1993 IBM Computer Technology Award
  • First-place winner of the 1993 Fraser Valley Regional Science Fair
  • Participant in the 1993 Canada Wide Science Fair
  • Third-year undergraduate student at Simon Fraser University (Burnaby, B.C., Canada).
  • Graduated with honours from Yale Secondary School (Abbotsford, B.C., Canada).
  • Completed high school computing science curriculum two years before graduation.
  • English - first language, very proficient
  • Danish - limited comprehension
  • French - limited comprehension
  • Member of the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada
  • Member of the Vancouver Paleontological Society
  • Past member of the Order of DeMolay
  More samples and references available upon request.
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