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* Welcome to http://portfolio.textures-tones.com/v3/                 *
* Online web development portfolio for Sean X. Luo.                  *
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*                                                                    *
* ABOUT                                                              *
*                                                                    *
* Sean X. Luo is a classically trained musician with an expert       *
* proficiency in web programming, one that he is constantly building *
* upon and growing. He has experience developing from micro-sites    *
* and landing pages all the way to high volume web applications      *
* using the latest web languages, technologies and techniques, and   *
* integrating with many of the popular 3rd party APIs.               *
*                                                                    *
* He also has performance experience ranging from solo works to      *
* large scale choral numbers and has performed in Carnegie Hall,     *
* Radio City Music Hall, at the UN General Assembly, and in many     *
* well known venues in Beijing.                                      *
*                                                                    *
* He graduated from Sarah Lawrence College with a Bachelor           *
* of Liberal Arts in 2006 with a concentration in music and fiction  *
* writing, and fell into programming as soon as he graduated when he *
* was first hired to work for his Alma Mater’s newly formed Help     *
* Desk. He still spends his free time writing and pursuing a MFA in  *
* Creative Writing from Antioch University of LA.                    *
*                                                                    *
* After working stints spanning LA, Beijing, and NYC, he has since   *
* moved back to his hometown of LA where he’s become a part of the   *
* digital ad agency and PR industry here, and is always looking for  *
* that exciting next great thing to be a part of. Some of the        *
* companies he’s worked for include LA based Oscar winning VFX       *
* studio Rhythm & Hues, NYC based high-end retail tech startup       *
* AHALife, international tech consulting firm FTC in Beijing, LA     *
* based digital ad agency Something Massive where he worked with     *
* clients like Regal Cinemas, film studios Sony, Paramount, and Fox, *
* and Plum Organics, and most recently international PR firm Weber   *
* Shandwick in Los Angeles where he worked with clients like GM,     *
* Electrolux, and Genentech.                                         *
*                                                                    *
* He specializes in PHP 4/5, OOP, MySQL, Wordpress, HTML5/xHTML,     *
* CSS 2.0/3.0, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, 3rd Party API Integration   *
* (Facebook, Twitter, Google, etc.), Python, Django, Smarty, CMSs    *
* (Wordpress, WP Plugin Dev.), sings tenor, composes film scores,    *
* plays the piano and guitar, and is conversationally fluent         *
* in Mandarin Chinese.                                               *
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* SKILLS                                                             *
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* PHP 4/5, OOP, HTML 5/xHTML, CSS 2.0/3.0, Javascript, jQuery, AJAX, *
* Wordpress, WP Plugin Dev., Facebook/Twitter/Google Maps APIs,      *
*                                                                    *
* Smarty, Python, Django, Perl, ModPerl, CGI, TemplateToolkit,       *
* Shell Scripting, Windows, OSX, Linux, Command Line                 *
*                                                                    *
* Tenor, Piano, Guitar, Conversational Fluency in Mandarin Chinese   *
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sean.x.luo@gmail.com

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* CONTACT INFORMATION                                                *
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* location: Los Angeles, California                                  *
* location: Findlay, Ohio                                            *
*                                                                    *
* email:    sean.x.luo@gmail.com                                     *
*                                                                    *
* phone:    818.414.2983                                             *
* phone:    419.819.1455                                             *
*                                                                    *
* web:      http://portfolio.textures-tones.com/v3/                  *
* skype:    XerxesSxL                                                *
* IM:       SeanXLuo                                                 *
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* AHALIFE                                                            *
*                                                                    *
* 2011 – VC funded startup in NYC with a team of about 12            *
*                                                                    *
* Software Engineer                                                  *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of a three-person team in a VC-funded startup environment *
*     responsible for the maintenance and development of a high-     *
*     traffic and -demand luxury e-commerce site and platform        *
*     running on a custom-rolled Django CMS.                         *
*                                                                    *
*     Responsible for back-end programming and front-end styling and *
*     design, as well as command-line based utility scripts and      *
*     other technical needs including image processing and hardware  *
*     troubleshooting and upgrades.                                  *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on a Mac system in Python 2.6, Django 1.2/1.3,      *
*     xHTML/HTML 5, CSS 2.0/3.0, Javascript and AJAX (jQuery) using  *
*     MySQL databases.                                               *
*                                                                    *
*     Maintained multiple 3rd party API calls including Facebook     *
*     (Connect, Graph, FBML and Social Widgets), Twitter Connect,    *
*     Sailthru (e-mail list maintenance and Horizon), and tracking/  *
*     analytics (Google Analytics, Martini Media, etc.).             *
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* FRONTIER TECHNOLOGIES CONSORTIUM                                   *
*                                                                    *
* 2010 to Present – Enterprise consulting company based out of       *
* Beijing, China and Pasadena, CA working mainly with emerging       *
* technologies out of China                                          *
*                                                                    *
* Senior IT Associate                                                *
*                                                                    *
*     Maintained and developed the online web presences for FTC’s    *
*     portfolio companies, running off Linux and Windows servers.    *
*                                                                    *
*     Responsible for back-end programming and front-end styling     *
*     and design.                                                    *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on a Mac system in PHP 4.0/5.0, xHTML, CSS 2.0/3.0, *
*     Javascript and AJAX (jQuery) using MySQL databases.            *
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* PHEROMONICIN BIOTECH LIMITED                                       *
*                                                                    *
* 2011 to 2012 – VC funded international bio-technology company      *
* based out of Beijing with expansion operations in Europe and the   *
* United States                                                      *
*                                                                    *
* Operator                                                           *
*                                                                    *
*     Laid the groundwork for the planned US operations of an        *
*     international biotech development joint venture.               *
*                                                                    *
*     Advised on IT and web infrastructure feasibility and           *
*     requirements, including hardware/software purchases, location  *
*     and backup/security requirements, frameworks and programming   *
*     languages/implementations, and the consolidation of all        *
*     existing web resources under one umbrella.                     *
*                                                                    *
*     Jointly responsible for coordinating US-based legal work,      *
*     production, business development, and public relations/        *
*     marketing, including seeking out US partners, possible         *
*     licensing and joint development opportunities, and future      *
*     investment partners.                                           *
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* RHYTHM AND HUES                                                    *
*                                                                    *
* 2008 to 2009 – Mid-sized visual effects studio based out of Los    *
* Angeles, CA; Academy Award winner for The Golden Compass           *
*                                                                    *
* MIS Programmer/Intern                                              *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of a six-person team responsible for the development and  *
*     maintenance of custom-written internal data-driven web         *
*     applications in a cross-platform environment based on studio-  *
*     wide needs.                                                    *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on Linux systems in Perl, CGI, TemplateToolkit,     *
*     ModPerl, xHTML, CSS 2.0, Javascript and AJAX using MySQL and   *
*     Informix databases.                                            *
*                                                                    *
* Systems Operator                                                   *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of a ten-person team responsible for the technical        *
*     support, maintenance, monitoring and upkeep of all users,      *
*     systems, servers, networks, software and peripherals in a      *
*     cross-platform environment on a 24/7 basis for a user base of  *
*     over seven hundred.                                            *
*                                                                    *
*     Provided hardware and software troubleshooting over the phone; *
*     remotely using RSH, SSH and Telnet; and in person.             *
*                                                                    *
*     Utilized remote and command-line administration, custom-       *
*     written utilities, tools and reports, ticketing systems and    *
*     escalation techniques.                                         *
*                                                                    *
*     Wrote custom Perl scripts utilizing MySQL and Informix         *
*     databases.                                                     *
*                                                                    *
*     Used CGI, xHTML, CSS 2.0, Javascript and AJAX to deploy script *
*     features on the Studio intranet.                               *
*                                                                    *
*     Managed nightly, weekly and monthly backups and restores       *
*     utilizing custom-written CPIO Perl based scripts and Tape      *
*     Robot backup systems.                                          *
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* SARAH LAWRENCE COLLEGE                                             *
*                                                                    *
* 2006 to 2008 – Small Liberal Arts college located in Bronxville,   *
* NY specializing in a well rounded liberal education                *
*                                                                    *
* Jr. Programmer/DBA                                                 *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of an eight-person team responsible for the development   *
*     and maintenance of custom-written internal data-driven web     *
*     applications in a cross-platform environment based on the      *
*     needs of the College Administration.                           *
*                                                                    *
*     Provided technical support for a user base of over two hundred *
*     and fifty using remote administration through Remote Desktop,  *
*     Citrix and VNC, ticketing systems and escalation techniques.   *
*                                                                    *
*     Responsible for the upkeep, utilization and report generation  *
*     of an IBM iSeries/AS400 DB2 server through the IBM iSeries     *
*     Client Access interface.                                       *
*                                                                    *
*     Generated additional reports using Microsoft Access 2003 and   *
*     Sybase Infomaker.                                              *
*                                                                    *
*     Managed nightly, weekly and monthly backups and restores       *
*     utilizing customized built-in backup systems of the IBM        *
*     iSeries/AS400 server.                                          *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on Windows and Mac systems in PHP 4.0, xHTML, CSS   *
*     2.0/3.0, Javascript and AJAX using MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server *
*     and DB2 databases.                                             *
*                                                                    *
* Help Desk Technician                                               *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of a seven-person team responsible for the technical      *
*     support, maintenance, monitoring, deployment and upkeep of all *
*     users, hardware, software and peripherals in a multi-platform  *
*     environment for a user base of over twelve hundred.            *
*                                                                    *
*     Provided hardware, firmware and software troubleshooting over  *
*     the phone; remotely using Remote Desktop, VNC and Apple Remote *
*     Desktop; in person; and through scheduled appointments.        *
*                                                                    *
*     Utilized ticketing systems and escalation techniques.          *
*                                                                    *
*     Utilized boot disks like BartPE, cloning/remote-cloning        *
*     techniques like Norton Ghost and custom-written VB scripts/    *
*     Apple scripts in the deployment of all new systems.            *
*                                                                    *
*     Lead community wide workshops, seminars and information        *
*     sessions on such topics as Microsoft Outlook, Computer         *
*     Hardware and Microsoft Excel.                                  *
*                                                                    *
*     Trained and managed over twelve student employees on a         *
*     rotating schedule.                                             *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on Windows and Mac systems in PHP 4.0, xHTML, CSS   *
*     2.0/3.0, Javascript and AJAX using MySQL databases.            *
*                                                                    *
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* SOMETHINGMASSIVE                                                   *
*                                                                    *
* 2011 to 2013 – Full service digital media company specializing in  *
* Social Media based out of Los Angeles, with offices in Chicago and *
* New York City                                                      *
*                                                                    *
* Freelance Developer                                                *
*                                                                    *
*     Many of the same responsibilities as before, but with a step   *
*     back from being a full time employee to a freelance developer. *
*                                                                    *
* Lead Developer                                                     *
*                                                                    *
*     Same as below, with increased responsibility and participation *
*     in guiding, advising on, implementing, and throughout the full *
*     life cycle of any project.                                     *
*                                                                    *
* Programmer                                                         *
*                                                                    *
*     Responsible for the initial spec’ing, initial requirements,    *
*     time and resource estimates, and final implementation starting *
*     from PSD assets to final rollout of sites, applications, and   *
*     Facebook applications.                                         *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on a Mac system using PHP, HTML 4/5, CSS, and JS    *
*     using MySQL databases, version controlled using SVN.           *
*                                                                    *
*     Extensively implemented multiple 3rd party CMSs and Frameworks *
*     including WordPress, Drupal, and jQuery.                       *
*                                                                    *
*     Provided services for companies in a variety of industries     *
*     including entertainment (Paramount), travel (Viking), consumer *
*     products (Waxing Poetic), etc.                                 *
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* VS MEDIA                                                           *
*                                                                    *
* 2009 to 2010 – Media streaming technologies company based out of   *
* Agoura Hills, CA with multiple high volume front end sites (sub    *
* 5000 Alexa rating) that integrate the latest in Flash and Desktop  *
* technologies                                                       *
*                                                                    *
* PHP Programmer                                                     *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of a four-person team responsible for the maintenance and *
*     development of administrative command-line based scripts       *
*     running off Linux based servers, web-based internal data-      *
*     driven administration panels to manage high-volume forward-    *
*     facing websites (sub 5000 Alexa rating), and front-end web     *
*     applications and customer sites with a focus on video and      *
*     audio streaming technologies.                                  *
*                                                                    *
*     Responsible for back-end programming and front-end styling and *
*     design.                                                        *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on Windows systems in PHP 4.0/5.0, xHTML, CSS 2.0/  *
*     3.0, Javascript and AJAX (jQuery) using MySQL databases.       *
*     Provided administration using Linux command line.              *
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* WEBER SHANDWICK                                                    *
*                                                                    *
* 2013 to Present – Full service public relations company pivoting   *
* into the digital space by capitalizing on their existing clients,  *
* based out of Los Angeles, with offices around the world.           *
*                                                                    *
* Digital Director and Lead Developer                                *
*                                                                    *
*     Promoted to Digital Director and Lead Developer, reporting     *
*     directly to a Technical Lead in New York and an Administrative *
*     Lead in Los Angeles. Currently working remotely out of Ohio.   *
*                                                                    *
* Digital Director                                                   *
*                                                                    *
*     Part of a 2 person team laying the groundwork for the new      *
*     Digital arm of Weber Shandwick's Los Angeles office.           *
*                                                                    *
*     Responsible for the initial specifications and requirements,   *
*     time and resource estimates, and final implementation starting *
*     from raw PSD assets to the final rollout of sites,             *
*     applications, and Facebook applications.                       *
*                                                                    *
*     Programmed on a Mac system using PHP 5.0, OOP, HTML/HTML5,     *
*     CSS 2.0/3.0, Javascript and AJAX (jQuery), using MySQL         *
*     databases, utilizing Wordpress and ExpressionEngine CMSs,      *
*     developing custom Wordpress plugins, etc.                      *
*                                                                    *
*     Healthcare clients include: Celgene, Genentech, Novartis,      *
*     ResMed, Roche, Solazyme                                        *
*                                                                    *
*     Corporate clients include: AAPD, Abbott, Archery Trade         *
*     Association, Choose Cherries, College Possible, GSMA,          *
*     Unilever, US Army, VMWare                                      *
*                                                                    *
*     Consumer clients include: Electrolux, Excedrin, GM, Motorola,  *
*     Nike, Ribera y Rueda Wines, TracFone                           *
*                                                                    *
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