Andre L. Hinds
309 Maple St., Lynn, MA 01904
Phone 412-A-L-HINDS (412-254-4637)
Toll-free voicemail/fax 1-888-333-8985
Security clearance: Inactive Secret Clearance (Department of Defense).


New Directions
September 2012-January 2013
Web Developer. Design and develop front-end web user interfaces as a contractor to Fresenius Medical Care. Technologies include HTML5, Javascript, CSS and Oracle Site Studio and Universal Content Manager (UCM).

General Dynamics
April 2011-September 2012, September 2009-December 2010
Principal Engineer-Software (UI Developer). Designed and developed front-end web and program user interfaces for the Drug Enforcement Administration as a contractor to the Department of Justice. In my last project, I turned a static report into an interactive web application, including the ability to sort, hide and reveal data to allow analysts to display and print only the most relevant data contained in the report, using HTML5, Javascript and CSS to read from JSON data. Development languages I used included XMLHttpRequest (AJAX) and XML. Tools used included Microsoft Visual Studio, Adobe's Acrobat, Livecycle Designer and Photoshop, and debugging tools such as Firebug.

Apex Systems
January 2011-March 2011
Web Developer. Designed and developed CTO intranet website as a contractor to MIT Lincoln Laboratory. Development languages include Javascript, HTML5, CSS 3.0, AJAX, XML and DOM. Tools include Microsoft Visual Studio, Adobe's Acrobat, Photoshop and Illustrator, and debugging tools such as Firebug.

October 2008-September 2009
Web Developer 3. Designed and developed web applications for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) as a contractor to the Department of Defense at the Pentagon. Created web applications and standardized templates for web page and web form creation using Javascript, AJAX, DOM, CSS, ASP Classic, VBScript and Oracle. Tools used include Microsoft Visual Studio, Version Manager, TeamTrack Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC), Adobe Photoshop and Firebug.

AOL Inc. (formerly America Online)
October 2006-October 2008
Developer/Analyst. Designed and developed front-end projects for AOL’s advertising department internet and intranet websites. Developed client-side solutions using AJAX, DOM and CSS, in combination with the LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP) and Typo3 CMS on the server side. Also created graphics using Adobe’s Photoshop, Acrobat, InDesign and Illustrator.

Advanced Systems Development, Inc.
February 2006-October 2006
Senior Web Developer. Provided web design, portal development and website customization. Designed branding of the enterprise portal for the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions, Technology and Logistics as a contractor to the Department of Defense. Assisted the Web and Portal Services Team in planning and executing redesign efforts. Assisted internal customers with their portal community websites by providing standardized graphical designs and interfaces. Developed and maintained online training courses for portal access, web design and web development. Tools used included BEA AquaLogic User Interaction (formerly Plumtree Enterprise Portal Server) CMS, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Javascript, Perl and Apache Server.

Techlink Systems, Inc.
May 2005-November 2005
Web Administrator (May 2005-November 2005). Updated content daily as a contractor to AOL's advertising department intranet and extranet sites using HTML, CSS, Javascript and Java Server Pages (JSP). Created graphics using Adobe's Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver and Fireworks, and Macromedia Freehand. Worked with server-side programs Apache, MySQL, PHP and Typo3 CMS. Created print and web document automation with Adobe Scripting via VBScript, Javascript, XML and XSLT.

Precision Resources Co. Inc.
January 2004-July 2004, August 2004-May 2005
Senior Analyst (Technical Editor). Repurposed paper-based helicopter repair manuals, turning them into electronic form using SGML and XML, combined with Document Type Definitions (DTD) as a contractor to U.S. Army Special Operations through Westar (now QinetiQ North America) and CSC. Also created specialized fonts for use in paper and electronic manuals. Tools used include ArborText (Epic Editor), UltraEdit, EMACS, FontLab and Photoshop.

June 2001-January 2004
Corporate Webmaster. Designed and edited web pages for the internet, intranet and business-to-business extranet site, using ASP, VBScript, XML, XSLT, XPath, XML DOM, Javascript, ColdFusion, Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat and SQL Server. Focused on optimizing web pages, created a context-sensitive menu system, converted pages from ColdFusion to ASP, transformed XML data to the web, solved cross-browser/cross-platform issues and made business-to-business extranet site more secure.


The University of Tulsa, Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Received a Bachelor of Science degree in Journalism, December 1989. Attended August 1976-May 1978, August 1989-December 1989. Web address:

Tulsa Junior College (now Tulsa Community College), Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Attended August 1974-May 1976. Web address:


Operating Systems:
Windows 8/7/Vista/XP
Macintosh OSX/iOS

Cascading Stylesheets (CSS)
XMLHttpRequest (AJAX)
Document Object Model (DOM)
Javascript libraries such as jQuery, Foundation, YUI, Ext JS, Dojo
Extensible Markup Language (XML), XSLT, XPath
Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Oracle

Production Skills:
Web application development
User Interface programming and design, including Responsive Design
Graphic design
Content Management System (CMS) administration
Audio/Video editing and conversion

Adobe programs: Acrobat, CS6 Creative Cloud, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Livecycle Designer and Photoshop
Font creation software: FontLab, Fontographer
Microsoft programs: Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Visual Studio
Content Management Systems, such as Oracle UCM, BEA Aqualogic (Plumtree Portal) and Typo3