Paulo Ávila

Curriculum Vitae (Resume)

I Am

Self-motivated. Thorough. Persistent. Creative. Global.

I Bring

An enthusiastic attitude. Active leadership. Fresh initiative. Productive communication skills.

I Seek

A free-thinking, flexible environment. International potential. Web-related growth geared towards user-experience interfaces.

Education

California Polytechnic State University — San Luis Obispo, California
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering

Universidad del País Vasco (Euskal Herriko Unibertsitatea) — Leioa, Spain

Professional Experience

Etna Interactive

Web Developer

  • Develop sites optimized for search engines.
  • Responsible for creating visual layout and design proofs.
  • Ensure release quality of custom-developed sites by use of standardized QA practices.

Orfalea College of Business

Head Web Application Developer

  • Create innovative web-based tools for the students and faculty of Cal Poly.
  • Manage major projects and provide technical guidance and leadership.
  • Develop, test and document code used for web applications.

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Graphic Design Intern

  • Create advertising designs on a marketing team.
  • Develop corporate identity campaigns.

Hewlett Packard Española

Software Consultant

  • Architect and deliver viable solutions based on customer requirements and best practice guidelines.
  • Configure pre-sales demonstrations in order to win new business for HP.

Hewlett Packard

ITIL Certified Performance Engineer

  • Develop and manage custom testing scripts for remote clients to ensure high customer success and satisfaction.
  • Manage client relations through clear communication and quality delivery of service based on best practices.
  • Analyze results of business process scripts and report on findings directly to the client.

Mercury Interactive, Inc.

Application Engineer

  • Customize business process scripts based on analysis of client requirements.
  • Consistently improve customer expectation and satisfaction by delivering high quality service.

Skills & Certifications

  • Fluent in English, Portuguese and Spanish.
  • Very strong sense for visual design, composition/layout and typography.
  • Relentless attention to detail with a natural sense for aesthetics.
  • Web Develoment (JavaScript, CSS, DOM Manipulation, XHTML, & AJAX).
  • Programming in C, Java, Objective-C, PHP, JSP, SQL, Coldfusion, Perl & Bash scripting.
  • Strong leadership skills including captaining and coaching of sport teams.
  • ITIL Certified.

Extremely well developed sense of humor.
Plays well with others.
Gregarious.