A place where I can put my Web and people skills and my technical project management experience to work.

Objective

Online Content Manager

Whitman College  |  2006–present

Strategically manage the college’s online presence: Web, new media, social networking. Focus the institution’s online communication on its audience, message and brand. Implement new content management system, migrate legacy Web content, provide support and training, and serve as internal product evangelist.

Admission Technology Specialist

Whitman College  |  2004–2006

Supported enterprise reporting and relationship management system. Imported, updated, and audited data. Ran print and electronic mail campaigns. Built data-driven Web content pages and replaced legacy paper processes with automated Web tools.

OSS System Administrator

OneEighty Networks  |  1999–2004

Supported Web developers and hosting clients. Administered DNS, Web, e-mail and database servers. Traveled regionally to train and support internal users. Documented business processes, built and supported enterprise resource planning workflows. Analyzed and imported acquired companies’ product sets, customer information, and bookkeeping data. Provided canned and ad-hoc reports for management.

Automation Technology Analyst II

Bechtel Hanford, Inc.  |  1997–2002

Provided telephone and deskside support to 800 users at the Hanford Environmental Restoration Contract. Trained users individually and in classes. Maintained and updated recurring financial reports from Oracle and MS SQL Server databases. Supported controller department staff; facilitated report-writing users group. Planned and directed rollout of new Microsoft Windows version across the entire project.

Sales Analyst; Marketing Manager

Kennewick Computer Company  |  1992–1997

Sold and supported computer hardware and software, office networks and vertical business solutions. Created and placed electronic and print advertising. Developed company’s first website. Represented company at trade shows and sales calls. Wrote proposals, bids and presentations to sell services to government and business customers.

Experience

Proficiency:   things i do every day
Business process documentation, workflow development. Project planning and management: Needs analysis, research, implementation, rollout, support. User training and support. Software: Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver. HTML, CSS, PHP, SQL. Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access.  Social media integration: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc. Project management systems: Basecamp, Collabtive, Redmine. Administer content management systems: Ingeniux, FarCry, WordPress.

Familiarity:   things i do from time to time, or have in the past done daily
Adobe InDesign. BIND, PostFix, Apache, IIS. ColdFusion, JavaScript, Perl. XML/XSLT. Oracle database administration, backup, replication. Siebel Communications CRM administration.

Skills

Whitman College Capital Campaign

Whitman College Capital Campaign
campaign.whitman.edu

The college later chose to have me redesign their entire website to match the look of this micro-site.

Whitman College, Walla Walla,  Washington

Whitman College
whitman.edu

This design implementation is in progress, concurrent with migration to a new content management system from Ingeniux.

The Fountain - Staff and Faculty Newsletter of Whitman College

The Fountain newsletter
whitman.edu/fountain

Weekly HTML email newsletter for Whitman College faculty and staff.

Personal website of Silouan Thompson

Personal website
silouanthompson.net

This site has existed in one form or another since 1999. It was my blog before the word “blog” was invented.

Saint Basil Academy, Walla Walla, Washington

Saint Basil Academy of Classical Studies
saintbasilacademy.net

Private school in Walla Walla, Washington.

Whitman College - 2007 redesign

Whitman College 2007

An early update to the design and content of Whitman’s website.

Portfolio