Lance Benjamin Kay

Benji Kay

A résumé & treasure hunt

Objective

Seeking a career at the intersection of arts and engineering. I believe coding is, or should be, a creative endeavor. I'm passionate about the elegance and beauty of simplicity and efficiency. I live to design solutions which embody these principals, and I'm looking for a company that values them, too.

Skills

Experience

Technical Analyst II

Midland Mortgage, a division of MidFirst Bank; Oklahoma City, OK   Apr 2012-Present

Responsible for designing, implementing, maintaining and supporting various technical solutions. Planned and built HTML application suite and database structure (with ODBC to SQL connection) to drive a complex, full-time quality control process involving multiple user roles, with 50+ users. Revamped recorded document tracking workflow with automated barcode stamping at letter generation as well as doc identification and manifest creation upon receipt. Streamlined multiple processes across all departments, wiping out redundancies and empowering users with self-service tools.

Owner

Short Story Label; Los Angeles, CA   2009-2012

Self-employed, independent artist offering video and music production services in the Los Angeles area as well as recording and releasing music on iTunes and in Hot Topic stores nationwide. Featured on MTV’s The Real World. Mixed and mastered records for fellow indie artists. Shot and edited corporate and promotional videos for local and national businesses, including Martin Katz/DKNY.

Web & Database Administrator

University of Oklahoma; Norman, OK   2008-2009

Responsible for managing and updating content on the Price College of Business Center for MIS Studies website, as well as maintaining the Price College of Business alumni database.

Lab Assistant

University of Oklahoma; Norman, OK   2007-2009

Responsible for customer assistance and support with computer hardware and software as well as lab and printer maintenance. Support provided for Windows and Mac OS X.

Education

University of Oklahoma

Norman, OK -- Management Information Systems, BBA

33 ACT /3.9 GPA

Interests

Game design; sound design; graphic design; user experience; creative technologies; music; film; photography; cinematography; architectural design; industrial design

Treasure!

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