Walter Ian Kaye
766 Live Oak Avenue
Menlo Park, CA 94025-4856
(650) 323-7319, (650) 938-6426
walter [at] natural-innovations [dot] com
|Objective:||To provide you with productivity-enhancing solutions using AppleScript, Excel or FoxPro, and/or to build helpful and easy-to-navigate Web sites using HTML and Perl.|
|Summary:||Special expertise in creating applications with an intuitive user interface (custom pull-down menus, dialog boxes, and message prompts). Strong analytical and problem-solving skills. Knowledge of accounting and electronic engineering, experience in teaching, and proficiency in programming on both Macintosh and PC combine to give a unique vantage point.|
|1/94 - 10/97
Scripts, Macros, & Functions written
|11/97 - present
||SLAC, 2575 Sand Hill Rd, Menlo Park, CA|
- Announcement System
- beamline index.pl
- Wrote script to generate and populate SGML form 241.1 for the Office of Scientific and Technical Information (OSTI), assisting SLAC in completing DOE's goal to transition to electronic scientific/technical reporting three years ahead of schedule.
- Provided HTML expertise (table creation, troubleshooting) and MS Excel spreadsheet programming services to coworkers.
|1/94 - 12/99
||GEnie online service|
Macintosh Help Desk Consultant, 2 nights/week (1/94 to 12/99)
- Answer subscribers' questions on usage of online service, downloading files, and general Macintosh issues.
Internet Help Desk Consultant, 1 night/week (9/95 to 12/99)
- Answer subscribers' questions on usage of Lynx, telnet, newsreader, HTML, and other issues related to Internet and Genie.
Remote Microsoft Tech Support for MacOffice, via email (Summer/Fall '95)
- Answered questions from GEnie, AOL, and Compuserve subscribers relating to usage of and difficulties with Microsoft Office for Macintosh (under subcontract from Microsoft).
|12/93 - 1/95
||Vital Computer Services, 117 E. 24 Street, New York, NY|
(client: American Express [Travel Related Services], 1/94 - 1/95).
Co-created Excel program which processes financial data from a variety of input sources to generate MIS financial reports. This program, SE/CM, is now used at nineteen Amex locations worldwide.
|1/92 - 9/93
||E.W. Williams Publications, 2125 Center Avenue, Fort Lee, NJ|
Implemented complete change in production method of two national and international trade magazines. Trained editors and production managers on PageMaker, QuarkXPress, and Word, so that layout, which was previously done by manual paste-up, is now done entirely on computer, with disks sent to the printer, thereby saving thousands of dollars with every issue. Wrote Excel macros for Finance Dept. Developed FoxPro database for mailing list.
|10/90 - 7/92
Mac Utilities Forum Consultant, Chat Room Host.
|11/91 - 12/91
||Philip Morris USA, 120 Park Avenue, New York, NY|
Excel Graphics Developer. (Hired to produce project on deadline.)
Created charts for corporate presentation. Provided user support.
|2/86 - 7/91
||American Integrity Insurance Co., 2 Penn Center Plaza, Philadelphia, PA|
Designed and coded database and spreadsheet programs which track sales and employee production, and which generate daily, weekly and monthly reports. These programs are complex, with many source documents, yet easy-to-use, since entries are made via a series of dialog boxes. Authored form letters for standard use by refund department. Installed word processing center and led training sessions.
|Education:||Control Data Institute, 4 Penn Center Plaza, Philadelphia, PA|
Office Technology course, majoring in microcomputers.
|American Business Institute, 1657 Broadway, New York, NY |
Graduated with a Certificate of Business Administration.
Certificate of Achievement in Accounting.
|Mailing Lists:||Subscribed to the following: html-wg, www-html, www-font, ietf, MacScrpt, FaceSpan, FMPro-L, fmweb-talk, and others.|
|Hobbies:||Graphic Arts, Electronics, Audio/Video, Guitar and Piano, Singing, Composing, Tutoring, Cooking, Designing, Inventing, Writing.|
|Writing DOS batch files, Forms design, Double-entry bookkeeping, English and Math (99th percentile SAT scores).|