Ovid Burke
  • Vermont,
  • Leeward,
  • Saint Vincent And The Grenadines
Member Since: 2003/10/09
Industry: Web/UI/UX Design
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Professional Background
CEO & Creative Director
NetMedia Information Solutions
February 2005 – Present
Creative Strategy, brand identity creation, information architecture, user interface design, usability best practices, back-end integration, content management, social media integration, web analytic.
Technology Consultant
Protel Marketing Inc.
2009 – 2012
Web application development, comprehensive database management using MySQL, workstation setup, networking.
Short Term Expert (STE)
Tourism Development Project
April 2009 – September 2009
Prepared relevant training manuals, and conducted training sessions on electronic document preparation, electronic spread-sheets, database management, and Basic Web Design for over 80 participants from 6 local communities.
Consultant Instructor
SVG NCTI | National Centre of Technological Innovation
June 2005 – March 2009
Employed under several contracts to deliver Training in the Certified Internet Web Professional Foundations, and Site Design Series.
Key expert on National ICT Training Project, executed by this organization. Conducted Training for 100 CIW candidates.
Short Term Expert (STE)
Steinbeis Transferzentrum Marketing und Finanzierung
June 2008 – October 2008
Prepared a Comparative Analysis of Business ICT usage in various parts of St. Vincent and the Grenadines, as commissions under the Business Skills Development and e-Business Incubators Project.
Developed criteria and selected pilot businesses for E-business incubators’ outreach programme;
Developed the strategy for ex-post evaluation of various project activities.
Documentation Officer, Application Developer
Ministry of Telecommunications, Science, Technology and Industry
March 2004 – December 2005
Website documentation, document life-cycle management, web development, database management.
Information Technology Assistant
Blue Skye Communications Ltd.
December 2002 – November 2003
My major achievement as IT Assistant was the design and testing of Total Quality Management System a web-based database system for monitoring and recording information about employee performance and training needs. The position also included database management, predictive dialer and contact list management, network administration, hardware maintenance and the preparation of various reports for internal an client use.
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Education
Netcom Information Technology
Design and Publishing
2004 – 2005
Bishop's College Kingstown
1988 – 1993
University of the West Indies - Open Campus
BSc
Management Studies
2010
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Full Biography

My employment history includes experience in web design and web application development, teaching secondary school, as well as ICT education and training. Over the years, I have worked successfully in a number of very different corporate cultures and environments, in both the public and private sectors.
Strengths include excellent work ethics, high level of initiative, effort, and commitment to public service; proactive and achievement-oriented; self-motivated; continuous pursuit of self-development; always seeking feedback from others and opportunities to master new knowledge.

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Languages
English
Native or Bilingual Proficiency

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Current: Level 11
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