Markup Languages: HTML 4, DHTML, XHTML, CSS 1 & 2, SMIL,
Software Tools (Most Expert level): Adobe PhotoShop,
Image Ready, GoLive, Illustrator; Acrobat Macromedia Dreamweaver, Fireworks;
Microsoft Visio Pro, PowerPoint, Excel, Word; Quark
Databases: ANSI SQL, Microsoft Access, dBase III
Multimedia/Audio/Video: Adobe Premier, Macromedia Flash,
RealNetworks RealProducer Pro Encoder, SMIL scripting, Windows Media Encoder
& ASX scripting
System and Network Administration
Operating Systems: Win2000/NT 4.0 Server & Client, Windows
9x, MacOS 8.1-current, UNIX, Linux 2.0-current, Novell 2-4.11, Lotus Domino/Notes
Servers: IIS, Realserver, Windows Media Server, MS SQL Server
Software: TCP/IP protocols (DNS, SMTP, POP3, IMAP. HTTP,
NetBIOS, FTP, SSH)
Hardware: Large-scale switched LAN/WAN system design and
implementation in multiple formats (10Base-T, 100Base-T, coax, fiber,
Email: Lotus Domino/Notes, cc:mail, MS Exchange Server,
Professional audio and video production, CVS, CAD
Motion Picture support website: http://omegacode.com
Broadcast Television support website: http//tbn.org
Employment website: http://www.interactjobs.com
E-Commerce & Marketing website: http://www.terrago.com
SAMPLE VIDEO CLIPS
1 - http://www.sakrison.com/toshiba.ram
1 - http://www.sakrison.com/faces.ram
2 - http://www.sakrison.com/questions.ram
•Broad Website Architecture and Design: Over 5 years of
experience in HTML hand coding and with Dreamweaver, GoLive and FrontPage
tools. Experience in HTTP, SMTP and other web protocols. Created many
knowledge and skill in graphics creation and photographic compositing.
Information Architecture experience in large (200+ page) websites and
multi-million dollar commercial web applications.
•Technical and Business Experience: I have frequently had
to evaluate new technologies and products for both technical merits and
compatibility with a company's business needs.
•Experienced Problem Solver: My experience in solving technical
problems in the broadcast environment has trained me to approach each
challenge with calm and logic. This experience has enabled me to resolve
web design and networking problems quickly and reliably. Considerable
web, IT and electronic design, debugging and tuning skills.
•Experience working with clients and external development partners:
I enjoy meeting with clients, learning their needs and getting an understanding
of their business processes. Experienced with interfacing with in-house
and outsourced project participants, driving for quality and timely delivery
of the product. I have experience at all stages of the purchase / outsource
•Security: Experienced webmaster, maintained firewalls,
email filters, virus scanners. I always consider security in any web system
•Browser Compatibility Knowledge: I have amassed an extensive
library of documents regarding browser compatibility issues, workarounds
and browser/display/platform statistics.
•Compliance with ADA: I provide consulting advise regarding
ADA software compliance for government, public agencies and commercial
businesses. It is important to make our websites and applications accessible
to the disabled.
eBuilt, Inc. - Irvine, CA
April 2000-August 2001
Title: Digital Media Manager/Information Architect/Web
•UI Lead/Information Architect - Designed logical website functional
areas and user workflows for web applications and sites using Human Factors
•User Interface Lead - Met with clients on numerous $1+ million
dollar projects and conducted interviews to determine their needs and
business processes. Multimillion-dollar projects ranged from e-commerce
(B2B & B2C) applications to corporate internet/ intranet/ extranet
sites to marketing/ promotional sites for Global 500 clients. Created
storyboards, user flow diagrams, custom graphical representations, site
•Web Designer - Create production HTML pages, Web-ready graphical
elements and comps for Provided HTML advice to other UI team members.
Java developers and QA engineers to fine-tune UI in production of client
•Digital Media Manager - Produced, directed and edited dozens of
multi-camera video projects used in training and corporate communications.
Created an Intranet website ("eVision") that organized these programs
into logical categories and hierarchy. Architected a complete Production-through-Distribution
software system ("Network Producer") that would allow novice users to
create and distribute an unlimited catalog of digital video and audio
programs and related materials via a simple User Interface. This was targeted
toward educational institutions and large corporations. Presented this
to Cisco Systems and other companies.
•ADA Compliance Research - Developed company requirements and standards
for compliance with ADA rules for website accessibility for handicapped
•Browser Compatibility Reporter - Updated UI, Engineering and QA
groups on current Browser statistics and non-standard Browser quirks.
Maintain Browser FAQ Database.
Trinity Broadcasting Network - Tustin, CA
January 1998-April 2000
Title: Manager of Information Technology
•Webmaster - Built, maintained and served as webmaster for two
company websites, TBN.org and OmegaCode.com, including all UI aspects
and Information Architecture. The TBN.org site has over 250 discreet pages.
Omegacode.com was reviewed positively in USA Today.
•IT Manager - Responsible for PC setup, repair and user support
for over 130 user, 12 server enterprise. Setup and maintained servers
running NT 4.0, Novell 3.12, Linux, Lotus Domino/Notes, FaxServer. Created
and maintained documentation of LAN/WAN system. Designed and wired LAN/WAN
switched Ethernet system for the PCs. Created web applications, including
one which enables supporters to donate to the organization over the Internet.
•Telecom Manager - Replaced and maintained house PBX system with
over 200 phones. Maintained and expanded a separate Telethon Call Center
switch with 156 phones that generated over $200 million in donations per
•Television Game Show Multimedia Developer - Created computer generated
games using Macromedia Flash for network-produced television game show.
•Broadcast Engineer - Performed fill-in work for Video and Audio
Engineers, Videotape Operators. Received live satellite and fiber video
feeds, maintaining signals' compliance with FCC Rules and good engineering
Astor Broadcast Group - Anaheim, CA
July 1987-January 1998
Title: Director of Operations and Engineering
•Programming and Technical Manager of a five radio station group.
•Operations Director - Supervised local station Program Directors,
Announcers and Engineers.
•Director of Engineering - Lead overall direction, planning, purchasing
and installation of all station equipment. Responsible for technical operations
for all group stations, such as telephone systems, 950 MHz microwave systems,
wireless microphones, T-1 digital audio systems, ISDN audio systems for
remote broadcasts, installed transmitters. On call 24/7 for emergencies.
Supervised and scheduled local station technicians at each location.
•Business Management - Worked with Owner and General Manager on
developing business processes for improved business efficiency and profitability.
Created and worked with budgets. Programmed and audited custom weekly
Sales Reports. Revenues grew from $900k to over $8 million during my tenure.
•Information Technology Manager - Designed and supervised maintenance
of Internet Website and e-mail systems. Novell Network administration
and computer programming and maintenance.
•Radio Advertising Producer - Created commercial announcements
and long-form programming.
•Mobile Studio Supervisor - Designed and built mobile studio in
31-foot RV for remote broadcasting.
RS Group - Santa Ana, CA
Title: Partner/General Manager
•Web Services - Provide web architecture, design and maintenance
services to commercial, educational and political organizations on a contract
•Video Production - Provide video production services, including
creation of computer generated games for network-produced television game
•Media Research - Conducted several research projects for TRW Space
Operations Group providing technical and business feasibility studies
for Digital Satellite Radio and Ultrawide-bandwidth Satellite Digital
Media distribution for the Motion Picture industry and Telemedicine.
•Radio Engineering - Provide Contract Chief Operator, project and
other engineering services to Southern California radio stations.
•Broadcast IT - Provide computer and telephone services for radio
and television stations.
•Supervised $1.5 million project, building KEZY-AM's new transmitter
site at the 57 freeway at Tonner Canyon Road in Brea.
Calif. State University, Long Beach
Majored in Mass Media.
Calif. State University, Northridge
Majored in Mass Media. Computer Science classes.
Long Beach City College
AA in Telecommunications.
International Webmasters Association
HTML Writers Guild (associated with W3C organization)
Association of Web Professionals
Society of Broadcast Engineers
•Experienced and creative web producer.
•I work quickly and accurately, create high quality product and deliver
it ahead of deadlines.
•Provide customer satisfaction, improving your margins, gets you paid
and brings in repeat business.
•Accustomed to working on multiple concurrent projects.
•I understand you have a business to run at a profit. My services support
your business success.
•Over 5 years experience in Information Technology, Information Architecture,
graphic and web design.
•Experience in acquisitions and planning.
•18 years of management experience, including employee hiring, supervision
and development and working with budgets. Big picture of the operations
and profitability of the business.
•Major Market Engineering experience.
•Passionate for my work.
•Honest, loyal and willing to work hard.
•Not afraid of responsibility.
•Professional and positive attitude.
Michael R. Means
General Sales Manager
(Former General Manager KIKF and KOWF/KSPA)
Los Angeles, CA
Michael S. Duffy
(Former Director of Information Technology KTBN-TV)