[employment history]
4/13 – Present | Digital Developer @ Associated Integrated Marketing
  • Web site user interface (UIX):
    • CSS development/maintenance
    • Front-end systems developer
    • html development/maintenance
  • Develop custom content for Social Media
  • Email newsletters creation and deployment
  • Up-to-date knowledge of best practices in web standards, design and technologies
2/12 – 4/13 | Interactive Art Director @ Norris E-Commerce Management, Inc.
  • Web site user interface (UIX):
    • CSS development/maintenance
    • Front-end systems developer
    • html development/maintenance
    • Graphics design
    • Sales promotions (banner creation, front-end deployment)
  • Email newsletters creation and deployment
  • Print design (business cards, coupons)
  • Interactive media: video/photo production
1/02 – Present | Freelance Web Developer, Videographer & Designer @ blurrMEDIA [owner]
  • Create Websites for local companies, as well as outsourced work from AD agencies
  • Create motion graphics animations
  • Author DVD′s, capture/edit video for local artists & weddings
3/07 – 2/12 | Sr. Graphics Designer @ Norris E-Commerce Management, Inc.
  • Responsible for creation of Sale Banners
  • Created and maintained static sale pages
  • Created and maintained CSS and html pages
  • Created eMail marketing templates and mailers
3/06 - 3/07 | Graphic Designer @ One Hour Picture Perfect
  • Create logos. business cards, flyers, and more for customers
  • Restore & touchup old photographs
  • Process & Develop Black & White Film
  • Color Correct & Print Customers 35mm Film
  • Color Correct & Print Customers Digital Film
1/03 - 3/07 | Graphic Designer @ KAKE-TV
  • Responsible for creating graphics for Good Morning Kansas (local morning show)
  • Running Chyron/ImageStore for shows
  • Was chosen several times to help jump start new programing
  • Designed/Maintain the KAKE Shop for the station to sell merchandise
  • Edited 2 BTK Journey to Justice videos
6/01 - 5/03 | Head of Media Services, Edmund Stanley Library @ Friends University
  • Responsible for purchasing new equipment and maintaining new and pre-existing equipment
  • Created a new and easier to maintain database for all equipment
  • Created an on-line database for instructors to use to check out equipment, and also included guides for equipment usage

[awards]
  • 2002 | Art Scholarship @ Friends University
  • 2002 | Davis Scholarship @ Friends University
  • 2001 | Imagine the Difference Scholarship @ Friends University
  • 2002 | Christian Leadership Award @ Pensacola Christian College
  • 96 - 01 | Who′s Who of American High School Students

[references]

Available on Request

[contact info]

Ben Lymer
1201 Berkeley Wichita, KS 67216
eMail: hello@blurr-media.com
ph: 316-290-9042

[education]
01 - 05 | Friends University

Bachelors Degree in Art
Graphics Design/Computer Graphics & Video

97 - 01 | Derby Christian School

[volunteer]
1/05 - Present | First MB Church

Audio/Visual Department


[proficiencies]
  • Operating Systems/Hardware:
    • Macintosh (OS 8 - Current)
    • Windows (DOS to Current)
    • Linux (Fedora, Ubuntu, CentOS)
    • Silicon Graphics Machines
    • Chyron
    • Avid & Avid Venue (D-Show System)
    • Electronic Theatre Controls (ETC Consoles)
  • Code/Programming:
    • HTML & xhtml (includes html 5)
    • CSS (includes Sass language)
    • PHP (Working Proficiency)
    • Javascript (Working Proficiency)
    • Grunt
    • MySQL (Working Proficiency)
    • Flash (Working Proficiency)
    • UNIX & SVN (Subversion)
    • AppleScript (Working Proficiency)
    • SSH, ftp, sftp, curl, wget
  • Software:
    • Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat Pro, Flash, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign, Dreamweaver
    • Code Editors: Coda, Sublime, TextMate
    • Final Cut Pro
    • Avid
    • 3D: Maxon Cinema 4D XL, Bryce
    • Quark Xpress
    • 20-20 Technologies (Giza, Worksheet)
    • ProPresenter
    • ezWorship
    • MS Office
  • Misc:
    • Understanding of Network Infrastructure
    • Ability to Diagnose & Repair Hardware Issues
    • Cable Installations
    • Home Theater Installations
    • Conference Room Installations
    • Live Streaming Setups
    • Stage Lighting
    • Live Production
    • Camera Operator