Senior Editor at Pocketnow.com
- Greater Salt Lake City Area
Joe Levi's Overview
- Regional Manager at Totally Awesome Computers
- Technology Director, Interactive at Blain Olsen White Gurr Advertising
- Knowledgebase Administrator & Web Developer at Iomega
- Escalations Technician and Account Manager at SPS Payment Systems
- Weber State University
- Layton High School
Joe Levi's Summary
Joe Levi is an ASP.NET Web Developer by trade and by hobby.
Joe's love of technology isn't just limited to the web, he's also interested in green and environmentally friendly technology and technological solutions.
If it has to do with technology, geek humor, tech politics, self-defense, environmental stewardship, or anything related, you'll probably find it at www.JoeLevi.com.
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Joe Levi's Experience
Sole Proprietorship; 1-10 employees; Online Media industry
February 2010 – Present (4 years 8 months)
As pocketnow.com's "Android Guy" I was tasked with developing the community for the site, which was previously centered around Windows Mobile. Responsible for writing articles and editorials, and 1080p HD videos from end-to-end.
Senior Web Developer
Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Consumer Goods industry
November 2005 – Present (8 years 11 months) Clearfield, Utah
Developed various corporate websites using Visual Studio 2005 and 2008 with ASP.NET 2.0 and 3.5 connecting to MS SQL Server 2005 via Web Services, ADO.NET, SQL Data Sources, SubSonic, RSS, XML, and LINQ.
Lead developer for the Lifetime Products' global corporate website (536,000+ monthly page views); decreased the bounce rate from over 90% to less than 73%.
Developed B2C e-commerce sites using La Garde's StoreFront.Net engine and Microsoft's Commerce Server 2007 engine, both with custom designs (www.myLifePlay.com, www.BackyardsInc.com, www.BuyLifetime.com).
www.BuyLifetime.com: after re-developing and optimizing, the site increased from $1.3 to $5.3 million annual revenue ($1.5 million annual profit).
Designed and Co-developed merchants.Lifetime.com (a B2B e-commerce site) to increase accuracy and reduce manual labor required to input merchant orders from emails, faxes, or phone calls.
Designed and Developed www.BigStuffPlay.com, a one-page brochure site for commercial play equipment.
Implemented site-wide Microformats (XFN, hCard, hCal, Geo, tag, vote).
Totally Awesome Computers
2001 – 2005 (4 years)
Regional Manager: Balanced staffing needs among stores comprised in the Northern Sales Region.
Store Manager: Managed store and production (assembly line) operations and staff; Collected over $30,000 in 60-90 day past-due accounts receivable.
RMA Manager: Audited processes resulting in the discovery of a missing $150K inventory; improved processes and forms to drop inventory to $30K with a turn-around time of two weeks; tightened troubleshooting methodologies to reduce unnecessarily RMA'd items.
Technical Support Manager: Provided PC technical support for out-of-state customers; handled packaging, shipping, and shipment insurance claims; established protocols and procedures for the newly created department.
Technology Director, Interactive
Privately Held; 11-50 employees; RAM; Marketing and Advertising industry
1999 – 2001 (2 years)
Lead Web Developer for all client projects
Headed the Quality Control Department to ensure quality deliverables.
Built websites, web "pods", and various interactive projects for a variety of clientele.
Led the Digital Signature Initiative to enable faster turn-around of documents requiring legally binding signatures.
Knowledgebase Administrator & Web Developer
Public Company; 11-50 employees; Computer Hardware industry
1995 – 1997 (2 years)
Supervised and led the Automated Support Group of the Customer Satisfaction Department.
Drove the KnowledgeBase Initiative from initial strategy through two audience-specific implementations.
Designed and maintained the award winning Iomega global customer support website, including individual page presentation, placement, and display; to site navigation and graphics.
Escalations Technician and Account Manager
SPS Payment Systems
1993 – 1995 (2 years)
Liaison between first/second level phone technicians and Research & Development.
Customer support technician.
Developed prototype of departmental intranet.
Head of "Hearing Impaired" support group which troubleshot using TDD/TTY terminals and Relay Operators.
Joe Levi's Languages
Joe Levi's Skills & Expertise
- Web Development
- HTML 5
- Windows Vista
- Solar Energy
- Microsoft SQL Server
- Visual Studio
- Web Services
- Mobile Devices
- Web Applications
- User Experience
- Windows Server
- Mobile Technology
- User Interface
- Web Design
- Web Analytics
Joe Levi's Education
BS, Information Systems and Technologies
1997 – 2007
Layton High School
1991 – 1994
Joe Levi's Additional Information
web development, asp.net, politics, prius, technology, windows vista, media center, green, environment, humor, opinion, laws, legal, politician, activism, asperger, toyota, prius, mods, hacks, LED, compact fluorescent, cf, solar, wind turbine, MIX07, ASP.NET, C#, web developer, web development
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