Derk Gates  
307 North Grant Street
Lebanon, IN  46052-2266
Primary Phone: (765) 482-1079  
Mobile: (765) 336-3200
Fax: (815) 301-3602
OBJECTIVE: To continue to pioneer web development by creating a complete interactive Web experience.
EXPERIENCE: 2/2004 - Present Web Connectivity, LLC Indianapolis, IN
Industry: Internet/ISPs/Portals/Data Processing
Internet Consultant
My primary task is remotely administering multiple Windows 2000/2003 servers. Responsibilities include, but not limited to, monitoring server backups to a NAS, configuring new web site definitions in IIS, Serv-U FTP, Mail Enable, Spam Filter ISP, and DNS.

Secondary tasks might include, but not limited to, customer technical support, consultation, web site development (HTML, Cold Fusion, PHP, ASP, Perl, etc.).
1/1999 - Present Liquid Tours Lebanon, Indiana
Co-founder in development of a virtual tour system for the web. This can be found at This system has implemented multiple technologies including Cold Fusion, HTML, Javascript, 360-degree panoramic software, Real Video, Windows media, and many graphics. The system was designed for self service virtual tours for agents and offices in the real estate business. The system has enjoyed users from many organizations including RE/MAX of Indiana.
12/1995 - 2/2004 In-Motion, L.L.C. Lebanon, Indiana
Industry: All
One of the five largest Internet Service Providers in the state of Indiana, In-Motion has grown to support many commercial and residential internet connections via analog, ISDN, DSL and other wide-area methods. Hosted websites for major businesses in Central Indiana. Assisted in supporting SCO Unixware, Linux, NT 4.0 Server, and Windows 2000 machines.

Developed many websites and applications for small-businesses and corporations.
2/1995 - Present Emmis Communications Indianapolis, IN
Developed original sites, including administration interface for updates, for radio stations WIBC, WNAP, WENS, WTLC (AM&FM), RadioNow, B105.7, and SkyConcert. I continue to provide supplemental support to existing applications.
3/1985 - Present N.G.N. DJ's, Inc. Lebanon, Indiana
Industry: All
President and co-founder of a successful mobile disc jockey service. Providing music, sound, and intelligent lighting for wedding receptions, Jr./Sr. High school events, reunions, private parties, etc.
EDUCATION: 1993 Ivy Tech US-Indiana-Lebanon
Lotus 123
1988 I.U. correspondence US-Indiana-Bloomington
Computer Programming
1987 Lebanon High School US-Indiana-Lebanon
High School or equivalent
Graduated with the Class of ’87 from Lebanon High School having completed prerequisites for a GED. Due to a physical handicap, my education was homebound K-12. Following graduation, I expanded my knowledge base by attending various educational seminars, workshops, and have taken several courses, either through Indiana University or Ivy Tech.
AFFILIATIONS: 2/1988 - Present United States Chess Federation Member
4/1987 - Present Centenary United Methodist Church Member
8/1992 - 8/1993 Jaycees President
8/1991 - 8/1992 Jaycees Member
SKILLS: Skill Name Skill Level Last Used/Experience
MS Access (utilizing Cold Fusion Interface) Intermediate Currently used/8 years
SQL Server and MySQL Intermediate Currently used/5 years
PhotoShop Intermediate Currently used/8 years
Paint Shop Pro Expert Currently used/8 years
HTML Expert Currently used/15 years
PC Anywhere Expert Currently used/10 years
CorelDRAW Expert Currently used/10 years
Cold Fusion Expert Currently used/10 years
NetObjects Fusion Expert Currently used/8 years
Microsoft ASP Intermediate Currently used/5 years
PHP Intermediate Currently used/3 years
Windows NT/2000/2003 Expert Currently used/10 years
Swish Intermediate Currently used/4 years
Macromedia Flash Intermediate Currently used/7 years
excel Intermediate Currently used/12 years
Dreamweaver Expert Currently used/5 years
Mail Enable Expert Currently used/2 years
Spam Filter ISP Expert Currently used/1 years
Simple DNS Expert Currently used/2 years
REFERENCES: Reference Name: Michael Nelson
Reference Company: Finance Center Federal Credit Union
Reference Title: Accounting Manager
Phone: 1-800-47-FCFCU
Type: Professional
Reference Name: Scott Burress
Phone: 765-483-0377
Type: Personal
Reference Name: Dustin Reynolds
Phone: 765-482-1339
Type: Personal
Reference Name: Jo Robinson
Reference Company: Emmis Communications
Phone: 317-971-6488
Type: Professional
Have participated in photography and computer clubs, served as president of Jaycees, a local service club, Friends of the Library, and volunteer as a technical consultant to Centenary United Methodist Church, Lebanon, Indiana. I consider myself an amateur audiophile. Listening to music is a favorite pastime. Music library includes over 2000 CDs, 600 LPs, and 500 45s.




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