Who am I?

Personal Details

  • Name: David J. Bell
  • Date of birth: June 19
  • Nationality: USA
  • Address: P.O. Box 600923, Dallas, TX 75360
  • Phone: (214) 650 - 6034
  • Email: david@davidjamesbell.net

Professional Profile

I am an IT professional providing turnkey services and consulting for small to medium sized businesses. Formerly president of Client Specific Computer Solutions, Inc., I offer a broad range of experience and expertise over a wide variety of software and apps on Windows, Apple OSX and iOS, and Android systems along with hardware and network support.

I also provide marketing support including photography, design, CMS, copywriting and editing, and turnkey web development from domain registration to e-commerce and hosting to SEO. I carried certifications as a consultant with Intuit accounting software and ACT! CRM.

My Professional Background

Work Experience

2000 January - Present

David James Bell Consulting

2000 - Present Business Consultant
2012 - 2014 SEO Consultant

Job Description

Business Consultant
Desktop application training and support, network admin services, graphic design, web services including design, hosting, ecommerce, CMS, and SEO. Provided consultation and instruction for Fortune 500 corporations like American Airlines, Continental Airlines, IBM, Exxon Mobil, Bank of America, and Chase Bank along with government agencies like the Departments of Labor, Education, and Housing and Urban Development. Served as a certified consultant for Sage Software's ACT! and Intuit's Quickbooks.

SEO Consultant
Provided website analysis, research, and redesign services to support search ranking and page positioning on major search engines. Placed clients on page one search results for their selected search terms.

2010 September - 2013 December

nboi

2010 - 2013 web master
it administrator

Job Description

Web master
Designed and deployed two major upgrades of the New Beginnings Orphanages International website. Provided hosting and supported social media. Managed events calendar and regular page updates. Designed posters and printed materials. Shot and edited video.

IT Administrator
Deployed and administered local network. Setup local and cloud backup systems and storage. Managed phone system, server, local and cloud back up services, and workstations. Consulted on strategic direction for the organization and its outreach goals.

1990 March - 2000 February

Client specific computer solutions

Senior executive/lead instructor

Job Description

Taught design tools like Photoshop, Illustrator, Quark XPress, and Flash along with the Microsoft suite of products from Front Page and Office to C++, C#, VB.net, and ASP.net. Taught web design, graphic design, and lectured on at seminars and local colleges. Built and maintained the company site and developed curricula and marketing materials. Served as lead instructor and senior executive helping the company earn a Top Ten Ranking from the Dallas Business Journal.

My Education

Education

2011 February - 2015 January

South University Online

information technology

3.8 GPA

School Profile Description

South University Online nStudied Information Technology. Classes included networking, human computer interface, multimedia web design, database design and development, and programming. Graduate with honors.

1971 3eptember - 1972 June

University of Texas at El Paso

Music Education

School Profile Description

Graduated high school with honors attended college on scholastic and music scholarships..

References

  • Ron Price

    M5 Global Partners

    I have used David's services for several of my businesses and have found him to be a reliable, creative, problem solver. He has built and hosted sites for me and has been quick to deal with any problems and keep me from worrying. I have no trouble recommending him and his service.

  • audley logan

    Genereal Manager

    I have used David's services for over ten years in web design, product design and labeling, and creating presentations. He has never failed to provide creative solutions to the challenges we have had him work on. He consistently brings his "A" game to every project.

  • Kathryn Mullen

    KMRA Pan Media

    David Bell is my go-to guy whenever I have a creative challenge and need a quick, professionally done on time and on budget. Whenever I call on him, I can relax knowing the job will be done right. In today's business world, reliability like that is priceless.

  • Rishi Kuba

    E-Printing & Signs

    For over twenty years, I have relied on David for first, photography, then graphic design, and now web design. He has been a resource for my business needs and for my clients. He has basically been my one-man art department creating brochures, catalogs, and marketing materials of all types and has developed sites for my businesses.

What I’m best at

Skills & Knowledge

Software

Photoshop 96%
DreamWeaver 93%
Adobe Illustrator 89%
Adobe InDesign 87%
WordPress 90%

Organizations

Dallas Society of Visual Communications

Dallas, Texas

National Society of Collegiate Scholars 2012

South University

International Webmasters Association 2010

Member

Programming Language Skills

HTML 5/ CSS
Experienced
Javascript
Advanced
PHP/MySQL
Basic

Knowledge

  • Google Analythics & SEO
  • Install and Configure
  • E-commerce Platform
  • Color theory knowledge
  • Web Usability
  • Grid & Layout
  • Photo manipulation skills
  • Digital Imaging
  • Photo Composition
  • Good sense of Typography
  • Portrait Retouching
  • Video Editing

Hobbies & Interests

  • Photography

    Photography

    Professional Photographer: commercial, portrait, industrial, and product. Owned serveral studios including color labs.

  • Marketing

    Marketing

    Everything I do connects to marketing. The arts have the power to evoke, persuade, and communicate on a visceral level.

  • Movies

    Movies

    Nothing says you're a guy like watching people fly, things blow up, go fast, or fight. Next best is watching it in a theater.

  • Fashion

    Fashion

    The early days of my photography career was spent photographing fashion. Fashion became the foundation of my portrait work.

  • Technology

    Technology

    Tech extends the human capacity. Every epoch in humanity is shaped by innovation and change in technology.

  • Music

    Music

    Nothing describes the soul of humanity like music. I began playing professionally at age 13 and continue to this day.

My latest work

Portfolio

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    interior

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    pRODUCT LABEL

    Graphic Design

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    NBOI LOGO

    GRAPHIC DESIGN

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    Special forces museum

    lifestyle photography

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    symphony and performing arts

    aerial photography

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