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James O'Hara

29 Winter Street
Lynbrook, NY 11563
516-456-6365
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Work Experience

5/2007 to Present
Associate Director of Technical Operations, WFUV 90.7 (NPR Affiliate), Bronx, NY

  • Design, implement and maintain critical systems, including data networks and audio delivery systems
  • Network administrator for 150+ computer network, including remote offices
  • Research and recommend audio equipment, computer hardware and software for purchase
  • Design, develop and maintain the station's websites, wfuv.org and thealternateside.org
  • Technical Director for all major events/broadcasts
  • Research and implement new audio, video, internet and broadcast technologies
  • Manage professional and student staff

11/2009 to Present
Freelance Web Developer/Designer

  • Plan, design, and implement client web sites using Content Management Systems (Drupal/Wordpress)
  • Focus on responsive web design and latest technologies (HTML5/CSS3)
  • Develop custom modules to client's specifications

7/1999 to 5/2007
Assistant Director of Technical Operations, WFUV 90.7 (NPR Affiliate), Bronx, NY

  • Supervise day to day operations of radio station
  • Maintain station's computers and LAN
  • Perform studio maintenance and repairs
  • Participated in the design, planning, and building of WFUV’s new facility in Summer 2005
  • Audio Engineer for in-studio performances and remote broadcasts
  • Mix FOH and monitors for live musical performances
  • Train and supervise engineering staff

2/1999 to 11/1999
Board Operator, ABC Radio Networks, New York, NY

  • Engineer for Get Connected with Gina Smith, a weekly computer call-in show
  • Engineer, tape operator, and coordinator for ESPN Radio's Sunday Night Baseball

3/1997 to 5/1999
Operations/Production Manager, WFUV 90.7 FM (NPR affiliate), Bronx, NY

  • Produce daily promos, features, interviews
  • Engineer for live in-studio performances
  • Maintain and repair computers and LAN hardware

5/1997 to 1/1998
PC Hardware Technician (Advanced Client-Site Engineering Department), Instinet Corporation, New York, NY

  • Responsible for building and troubleshooting PC’s for client orders
  • Configure network hardware
  • Built and configured 300 computers for trade desk at the World Trade Center

Skills

  • Web Technologies: PHP, MySQL, HTML, JavaScript, jQuery, CSS
  • Content Management Systems: Drupal, Wordpress
  • Operating Systems: Windows (Desktop and Server), Max OSX, Various Linux Distributions
  • Software: Pro Tools, AudioVAULT, News Boss, RCS Selector, Visual Traffic, Final Cut Pro, Coda, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, Audition, and InDesign
  • Extensive knowledge of PCs, Macs, and networking hardware, including installation, upgrades, repairs, and troubleshooting
  • Extensive knowledge of audio equipment, including consoles, processing, routing and recorders

Education

Fordham University, Bronx, NY
Bachelor of Arts, May 1999
Major: Computer Science