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David T. Bond Biography

I believe in working hard and being respectful to others. I listen to everyone's input. I am honest and have integrity. I work well in a team environment or independently and do not mind proving myself in every new position. I am a native of Washington, D. C..


Summary of Positions:


2009 Masters Certificate in Visual Communications (VCMC), Johns Hopkins University, Columbia, Md Campus: In order to stay on top of this fast paced and ever changing industry, I decided to go back to school and get a Masters in Visual Communications. This program consists of four individual certificates in a program built around four areas of study. First, the certificate was in Graphic Design. This certificate covered Typography, Color, Layout, Digital Photography and Branding while learning the intricacies of Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe InDesign software programs. Print layouts for brochures, flyers, posters, DVD covers were all performed. Second, was a master certificate in Web Design, Usability, HTML, XHTML, CSS design and coding, procifient use of Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash Pro with ActionScript 2.0 and 3.0, Flash Video, and Flash Mobile. We expanded our use of Photoshop for web design layout, slicing, and graphic creation and preparation for the web and interactive design and presentation. The Third master certificate was in 3D Animation, texturing, materials, Photoshop for 3D and the proficient use of Autodesk's 3ds Max Animation software. Here we learned modeling creating examples of human figures in games, robotic movement scenes with animation, space animations with ships and base stations. We learned about skins, materials, creative customization along with a strong coverage of the basics and interface functionality. The Fourth master certificate was in Video and Film Production techniques, Scripting, Non-Linear editing techniques, creating and encoding motion graphic effects using Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro. We also continued expanding the uses for Photoshop and Illustrator for graphics in film, tv and web media.

Combined with my ten plus years in of business experience in the media, marketing and technology industries, I bring a productive, insightful, and cutting edge addition to any project or company looking toward progress and success in the years ahead.

BA., Communications-Organizational Behavior with a minor in Radio/Television, University of Montana, Missoula. I really enjoyed this environment with small classes and great teachers who cared about your individual success.


Internship with Cable News Network (CNN), Washington, D. C. Bureau. This program required you to perform just like any employee. I was promoted to training all new interns entering the following year in the four program production areas: Live on-air cameras and on-air interviews, content writing, editing, research and teleprompter, Assignment desk, remote satellite trucks and "stake outs" and finally managing video assets in the main CNN footage computer library. While at the Cable News Network (CNN) in the Washington, D.C. Bureau worked with programs like Evans and Novak, Larry King, and top personalities like Bernard Shaw, Gene Randall, and many others. I ran countless live cameras on-air in the studio and on-air with the guest interviews, traveled with stake-out crews trying to capture glimpses of Mikhail Gorbachev and other DC "events" like the Iran-Contra hearings under Ronald Reagan involving Oliver North and Admiral Poindexter. A Capitol Concern clip.

Internship with Spiker Communications, Missoula, Montana. This agencys CEO, Wes Spiker came from the West coast Young and Rubican Advertising Agency. His experience, passion, attention to detail, and the high pressure environment really help challenge me and build my confidences in my abilities. I learned so many things about the advertising industry and produced my first television advertising commercials for an office products company, named Wyckmans Office Products. See tv spot here. (coming soon)


Network+ Technician CompTIA program, University of Montana, Missoula and the INET+ InterNetwork CompTIA training program, University of Montana, Missoula. Java Programming for Non-Programmers, University of Montana, Missoula. Certified Streaming and Encoding Technician Program at Streaming Solutions, Inc. , Great Falls, Montana. Missoula In order


Licensed Realtor in State of Maryland, Long and Foster Institute. Licensed in 2007 and 2008 in the Potomac Village office. More of a hobby so I would be more educated in the markets and business of real estate for my job at Vivum and for the property I purchased to remodel and live in.

Jobs from Resume section:

(SDSE, LLC) Smart Data Solutions. LLC., Computer Programmer IV/Sr. Web Developer on contract with The Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C. (current position)


(DST) Data Solutions and Technology, Inc., Computer Programmer IV/Sr. Web Developer finished contract at The Department of Energy (DOE) in Washington, D.C.


MindSeeker, LLC., Senior Communicatons and Marketing Specialist finished contract for PBGC or Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporation. PBGC is a federal corporation created by the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974. I was a Mindseeker contractor working as a subcontractor for Keane Federal Systems working on a project at PBGC, Pension Benefits Guaranty Corporations in Records Management. Our groups goal was to design and implement online training to all of PBGC staff of over 5,000 employees.


Vivum Group, LLC., Director of Marketing and Media. Vivum is an independent real estate management and financial software solutions company with clients in the United States and Europe. Vivum helps commercial real estate businesses and their leaders address their greatest challenges by giving them the tools that allow them to have the information they need to make the right decisions. Their solutions make lasting and substantial improvements to performance and the commercial property portfolios. I was responsible for:

Starbird Associates, LLC., Missoula, MT. Sales Manager/Business Development for a Montana company specializing in IT Outsourcing, Data Centers, Business Development and Education Foundation projects. Responsiblefor developing relationships, sales, and training as the exclusive Value Added Reseller (VAR) for Contineo Technologies, Inc. in Montana concentrating in the banking and medical fields. The work included sales and training with Cisco and other products in connection with firewalls, network management, security and intrusion detection services, managed network security software, and digital delivery systems. Managed the sales and business development with Contineo VAR in Montana. Developed clientele and managed projects for growth companies with regard to IT.

eLocal, Inc., Missoula, Montana. Vice President of Broadband Media/iTV Distribution Specialist. Global Platform for connecting local information and then redistributing the information in various information packages to a variety of information industries like the Web, Search, Interactive Television, Mobile device networks and other new emerging technologies.

Polar Bear Productions, Inc., Whitefish and Missoula, Montana. President, Production Project Manager/Producer, and Technology Director. Polar Bear Productions, Inc. is a unique production company specializing in Corporate, Recreation, Sports, Lifestyle and Sports Action production


TBA ... under the hood:

Please remember, it is not in where we end up, but the experiences along the journey that fulfills us and make us who we are at this very moment. We are all passengers on the train of life, eventually we have to get off.test