Contact

E-mail: zimon@case.edu

Phone: (216)-285-0396 (mobile and voicemail)

Work Experience

May 2013 - Aug 2013
OneCommunity - Intern, Operations
Cleveland, Ohio

Worked with non-profit organization providing fiber-optic broadband service to Northeast Ohio. Developed and maintained Wordpress plugins for the organization's web site. Designed and developed employee and customer-facing display for the organization's office. Developed macros for extracting information from online databases such as ReferenceUSA and importing it into other systems. Shadowed network engineers and technicians maintaining broadband services.

Jun 2009 - Sept 2012
Freelance Web Developer
Cleveland, Ohio

Developed websites for clients including companies, non-profit organizations and individuals, designed with Photoshop and utilizing markup/scripting languages including HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript, as well as Wordpress and other content management systems.

May 2012
Office of US Senator Sherrod Brown
Cleveland, Ohio

As part of a high school senior project, interned in the office of US Senator Sherrod Brown. Acted as first point of contact for individuals contacting the Senator's office for assistance, or to share complaints and concerns. Worked with other interns and staff to assist caseworkers in managing and analyzing data, and in finding information from various federal agencies.

Education

Sep 2012 - Present
Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Cognitive Science

Expected graduation: May 2016. President's Scholarship recipient.
Cumulative GPA (Fall 2012 - Fall 2013): 3.524
Sep 2008 - Jun 2012
Orange High School
Pepper Pike, Ohio

Honors diploma.

Extracurriculars

Nov 2013 - Present
Cognitive Science Students' Organization - Treasurer


Assisted and planning and coordinating events supporting students studying cognitive science at Case Western Reserve University. Managed group budget and finances including a variety of accounting tasks.
Jan 2013 - Present
WRUW-FM 91.1 Cleveland - Staff Programmer


Developed and hosted multiple radio shows for public broadcast, including music program Really Epic Music (May 2013 - August 2013) and variety talk show Max and Teddy in the Morning at Night (Sometimes) (May 2013 - Present). Developed promotional and public service productions for broadcast. Assisted at station events.

Skills

Operating Systems & Software

Extremely proficient with Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, and Linux. Familiar with UNIX-like command line interfaces and Linux server administration (FTP, SSH, Apache 2, BIND, Webmin, CSF/iptables). Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and Adobe Audition. Some knowledge of Flash and Photoshop. Experienced with SalesForce.com and Constant Contact.
Software Development

Strong knowledge of Java programming language and libraires. Proficient with Eclipse IDE, Git versioning system. Significant experience in developing and debugging suites of software with sizable userbases. Experience with Verilog and PIC microcontroller programming in assembler.
Web Development

Strong working knowledge of HTML and CSS. Some knowledge of PHP, MySQL and JavaScript. Strong knowledge of Wordpress and mangement systems such as cPanel. Some knowledge of WHCMS.
Other Skills

Excellent communication skills in verbal and written English. Experience in organizing and managing groups of people, ranging from large organizations (200+ members) to small development teams, including teams with members on multiple continents. Strong ability to deal with distressed customers/clients under pressure. Strong ability to troubleshoot with users at varying levels of expertise.

Other Experience

Jul 2010 - Present
Founder, Lead Developer, Financial Manager: The Last Outpost - Online Gaming Community

Founding member of The Last Outpost, an online community of Star Trek gamers with over 560 registered members in more than seven countries.

Published RPG-X Complete Edition, a free to play video game - conducted negotiations with Paramount Pictures, CBS Entertainment, and Raven Software to allow free online distribution. Developed portions of game software in Java and BlitzMax languages.

Lead design team developing group website at http://www.last-outpost.net, working in Photoshop, PHP, HTML/CSS, JavaScript, utilizing Wordpress, PHPBB, SMF (simple machines forum). Provided technical support for website and game suite.

Managed group finances; created long-term financial projections and handled expenses, income, and other accounting tasks.