63 Hill St.
Newburyport, MA 01950
6/1/95 - Present
Responsible for the creation and maintenance of seven Web sites:
1. Property Valuation Advisors SM (PVA) -
2. Property Valuation Monitor SM (PVM) -
3. Arrow Floor Covering, Inc. -
4. Web Page Repair -
5. HIV Research -
6. Basic Skills in Interpreting Laboratory Data -
7. Steve's InSites -
Sites include 150+ HTML 3.2 and 4.0 validated documents (pages) displaying 150+ images (GIFs and JPGs) (many now animated). Pages include not only basic HTML 2.0 features, but also HTML 3.2 and 4.0 features including tables (also designed for viewing with non-table-capable browsers), forms, backgrounds, and cascading style sheets (CSS). Sites contain neither exclusionary nor proprietary tags (unless rendered legibly for others).
Although sites are rich in look and feel, wide and deep in content, and enhanced with advanced HTML 3.2 and 4.0 and CSS features, still, pages are viewable with all levels of browser, including text-only capable browsers. Images are optimized for speed (with few exceptions all images are less than 16K; most less than 6K), and useful ALT text descriptions are provided with all appropriate images.
The PVA and PVM sites are catalogued in the Web's popular, yet discriminating cataloguer, Yahoo SM. Pages also are found in the major Web search-engines including Lycos, HotBot, Webcrawler, Alta Vista, Excite, and others. Links to PVA and PVM sites are included at prestigious real estate Web sites including CCIM, IRED Library, the Urban Land Institute, and MIT's Rotch Library. Moreover, the PVA site has been awarded the highest "HOT" rating by the Int'l Real Estate Directory SM and "A Must See" rating by Excite. The PVM site also has received a national Top 10 rating by PikeNet, a commercial real estate Web site rating service.
The Web Page Re<p>air site was featured in Cascading Style Sheets, Designing for the Web,
a book authored by Håkon Lie, the primary creator of the W3C CSS-1 specification. In
addition, the Web Page Re<p>air's article, "Designing for Multiple Browsers Without Being Bland"
was selected to be featured in the advanced HTML tutorial area of Lycos. It also is a recommended link at the
Web Design Group's Web Site at
http://www.htmlhelp.com as well as at numerous other Web sites.
2/1/93 - Present
Conceived, designed, authored, produced, and edited a widely-distributed (print-version) real estate newsletter with desk-top-publishing (DTP) software PageMaker, PagePlus, graphics packages Paint Shop Pro, L-View Pro, Visio, DrawPlus and PhotoPlus, as well as flat bed scanners and other graphics manipulation software. In support of the newsletter, designed and produced associated marketing materials: booklets, ads, trade articles, press releases, postcards, brochures, etc.
Authored more than 30 articles published in numerous trade journals, newspapers, magazines, and newsletters including the Appraisal Institute's Valuation Insights magazine, Real Estate Valuation Magazine and Banker & Tradesmen. Additionally, authored and published a 36 page industry booklet.
1/5/82 - 2/1/93
6/1/87 - 2/1/93
Director of Operations
Served as Director of Operations for a large Northeast US municipal services and real estate appraisal company. In this role, in addition to my technical and managerial responsibilities on the real estate side of the operations, I also was responsible for the following:
Software Development, Installation, and Support
Responsible for the development, installation, documentation, training, and support of a widely-used real estate appraisal/assessment database software package written in a RDBMS and 4GL (Progress®). This $10,000/site (average) software program was designed for and sold to over 100 municipalities. As head of this project, I created functional specifications including screen design/user interface and was responsible for hiring and overseeing programming and support personnel as well as alpha and beta testing on UNIX, VAX, and PC network platforms.
Responsible for designing and creating standard and customized reports on the above using various SQL report writing packages and creating printed forms using Postscript and PCL-based forms software. Also, designed and developed user-manuals, on-line help screens and messages, and provided client installation, training and support.
Hardware Specification and Installation
Responsible for creating PC/DOS/Windows/Novell/SCO UNIX operating system and hardware specifications for hardware system sales and installation for the purchasers of the software above (one to 12 users average). This included the purchase, resale, and client site installation of hardware, OS, and peripherals.
In-House Data Entry Group
Responsible for an in-house data entry group of 10 to 30 personnel in a VAX/UNIX/PC environment. While heading this group, I updated antiquated in-house VAX 750-780 hardware to a PC-based client/server Novell/SCO UNIX TCP/IP-based network (50+ user site at three physical locations).
American Management Association, Washington, DC
Int'l Assoc. of Assessing Officers, Chicago, IL
Comp.infosystems.www.authoring.htmlnewsgroup - Subscriber and regular participant
We'd like to help you get the most from your Web page(s). If that's what you want as well, contact me, Stephen Traub at email@example.com. If you're undecided, read my articles, "Widen Your Web Site's Audience", "Designing for Multiple Browsers Without Being Bland", or see Comments From Those We've Helped, then contact me. I guarantee that you will be satisfied with the results.
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