Landon C. McLain

Passionate Computer Science / Design Tech Teacher and Founder of Hope Technologies
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Committed to providing high quality, functional, and innovative solutions.

Dedicated to customer satisfaction, professional growth, collaboration, and teamwork.

Flexible, Trustworthy, Excellent Communicator.

Job Experience
American School of Bombay - July 2018 to Present
Teacher - Computer Science and Design Tech
International School of Beijing - October 2017 to May 2018
ICT Technical Support Engineer
  • Perform tasks related to the installation, repair, maintenance, training, and support of Mac and Windows client computer systems throughout the school
  • Support teachers in the classroom with various technologies such as interactive projectors, tablets, and educational software
Hope Technologies LLC - January 2011 to Present
Founder, CEO, Lead Web Developer
  • Custom theme, plugin, web application, and module development
  • Converting and developing mobile friendly, responsive themes / templates
  • Security, server hardening, maintaining, updating, and providing off-site backup solutions
  • Customer support and documentation writing for educating and understanding of their website
  • Custom development of 150+ WordPress, 65+ Drupal, and 10+ Expression Engine projects
Witham Appraisal Services Inc. - June 2008 to January 2011
Real Estate Appraiser and IT Support
  • Investigate and troubleshoot general computer hardware and software issues as well as manage office network
  • Analyze the local and national Real Estate markets to determine trends and external factors
  • Compare sales to estimate market value for the subject using the sales comparison approach
Sage Software - October 2007 to May 2008
Technical Support
  • Inbound and outbound technical support calls for Peachtree Accounting software
  • Used problem solving techniques to help with installation, network troubleshooting, and basic computer support
Education
University of West Florida
Degree Received: State of Florida Teaching Certificate
Graduation Date: July 2018
Dates Attended: September 2017 to Present
Course Work: Post graduate courses in education.
Western Governors University
Degree Received: Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Graduation Date: December 2010
Arkansas State University
Degree Received: Associate Degree
Graduation Date: December 2005
Harding University
Dates Attended: May 2002 to May 2005
Course Work: Computer Programming, Macroeconomics, Information Technology, Microeconomics, Software Engineering, Statistics, Data Management, Calculus
Skills
  • Proficient in Windows, macOS (OSX), and Linux
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office 365, Google Apps, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Sketch, Peachtree Accounting, QuickBooks, and many other applications
  • Accomplished in programming languages such as HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, and SQL
  • Experience with other major languages including .NET, C#, Objective C, Java, Perl, Python, Bash, C, C++ and others
Qualities
  • Capable leader, self-motivated, can work well independently and/or as a team member
  • Skilled communicator - balance technical and non-technical language to best serve the customer/user
  • Maintain strong project/case management, client relations, reporting and time management skills
Certifications / Licenses
Microsoft Certified Educator (MCE) Certified Microsoft Innovative Educator (MIE) Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) CompTIA Project+ CompTIA Security+ CompTIA Network+ CompTIA A+ CIW Database Design Specialist CIW JavaScript Specialist CIW Web Design Specialist CIW Site Designer CIW Professional CIW Associate CIW Web Foundations Associate Previously Licensed Real Estate Agent Previously Licensed Real Estate Appraiser Trainee