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Maina James Karanja
Tel: 716048
P.O. box 68814 Nairobi
mainajames@altavista.com
http://mainajames.tripod.com
OBJECTIVE To obtain a full-time web development position in the Information Technology field
EDUCATION: PRIMARY SCHOOL: RACECOURSE PRIMARY SCHOOL
Attained grade: B+

SECONDARY SCHOOL: UPPER HILL SCHOOL
Attained grade: B+

UNIVERSITY: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
Enrolled for Bachelor Of Science degree (specializing in Maths) in 1998. Currently completed my second year.
WORK EXPERIENCE:
BALMORAL INVESTMENTS (4bil.net):
February 2000 - current
Web developer (intern):
  • Responsible for the creation, implementation, and maintenance of client web sites using HTML, Perl, Java Script,Php and MySql
  • Developed a database backed forum website using Php and MySql.
    Recent project: Made an IT forum found at http://www.fenceware.or.ke
    Past projects: Enhanced http://www.tarpo.com and created a shopping cart for http://www.safariquip.com


    CHRISTIANSAFARI:(http://www.christiansafari.com)
    January 2000 - February 2000
    Web developer
    Co-founded and helped develop www.christiansafari.com
  • Developed an online e-cards system using Perl and HTML
  • Responsible for updating the internet web site material to provide accurate and up-to-date information.

    NUPSA:(http://nupsa.tripod.com)
    March 2000 - current
    Web developer
    Designed http://nupsa.tripod.com, a website for Nairobi University Pharmacy Students Assocation.

    CHIROMO LIBRARY:
    October 1999 - November 1999
    Created an online database system for Nairobi University Chiromo Library using perl and Sambar server.
  • COMPUTER SKILLS: I have a better understanding of the following
      Programming languages
    • HTML (Hypertext Markup Language)
    • Perl (Practical Extraction Report Language)
    • Php (Hypertext Preprocessor)
    • SQL (Structured Query Language)
    • Java script
    • Visual Basic 6.0

      Operating Systems

    • Windows 2000 professional
    • Windows 98 and 95
    • Windows NT Server 4.0 (service pack 4)

      Databases

    • MySql
    • MS Access

      Web servers

    • Apache Web Server
    • Internet Information Server 4.0 and 5.0

      Graphic design tools

    • Jasc Paint Shop Pro 6.0
    • Adobe Photoshop 5.0
    INTERESTS: Reading IT magazines
    Surfing the internet
    Martial Arts
    REFERENCES
    CHARLES MUTINDA
    Technical Director,
    Balmoral Investments,
    P.O. BOX 44186,
    NAIROBI
    TEL: 716048
    FAX: 728634
    Email: charles@4bil.net

    JOB OKOTH
    Content Manager
    www.christiansafari.com
    email: job@christiansafari.com

    JOHNSON MAINA NDUTU
    P.O. BOX 68814
    NAIROBI