About Mike

EDUCATION

Manatee Technical Institute, Web Design
Bradenton, Florida August 2011 – June 2012

Studied Web Design, Search Engine Optimization and internet business.
Certified Senior Web Designer.

EXPERIENCE

Lead developer
needygirl.com.com October 2000 – March 2001

Lead developer and writer
how2life.com May 2007 – May 2009

Developer, editor and writer
Life-love-and-online-dating.com September 2009 – Present

Design, update and maintain pages for http://life-love-and-online-dating.com Create custom web applications and widgets to increase search engine ranking. Write fresh content.

Freelance web designer
Ekim941.com, Bradenton, Florida September 2005 – Present

Lead designer and developer for websites and web applications. Create dynamic websites using PHP, XHTML, CSS, MySQL, Jquery and Javascript.

Portfolio available at http://ekim941.com/portfolio

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT

The Kwagala Project
Volunteer developer for http://kwagalaproject.org,  2011

Community Coalition on Homelessness
Volunteer Assistant developer for http://cchomeless.com,  2011

ASSOCIATIONS AND CERTIFICATIONS

Member of SkillsUSA, National Technical Honor Society and Manatee Technical Institute Alumnus
Florida State, Regional, and National Gold Medal for Web Design in SkillsUSA
CIW certified site development associate
CIW certified web design specialist

Michael Gifford