Support Tech, Sysadmin, Maker
Hi! My Name is Andrew. I'm a Support Technician, Systems Administrator, Maker, and an IT professional.Some facts:
May 2014 - February 2016
I opened a physical record store and managed daily operations for over two years. We produced 20+ CDs from local artists, with print runs ranging from 50 to 500 copies per record. I was directly responsible for design, manufacturing, and distribution for these titles.
October 2013 - Jan 2016
I built and maintained an online store, news site, and blog that serves an average of 1000+ visitors per month, with peaks as high as 1000 visitors per day. I was solely responsible for our monthly newsletter, with a current subscriber base of more than 1000 active readers.
October 2013 - Jan 2016
I managed a team of 15+ volunteers to write and produce a bi-monthly magazine, with a print distribution in excess of 1000 copies per issue. The entire production process occurred in-house, including photography, illustration, printing, and binding.
Like All Good Poets is a collection of poetry from Metro-Atlanta based writers. It was assembled and typeset by Ryan Stoyer and myself. I published it through Analog Revolution Press.
2014 - Present
In addition to publishing AR Magazine, and Like All Good Poets, I typeset, printed, and bound dozens of other volumes of fiction and nonfiction, and distributed them through Analog Revolution, and through other local stores. Titles included poetry chapbooks, public domain works, and collections of original short stories. Each of the several dozen books we released were handbound, and available in editions of 25 - 50.
July 2014 - February 2016
Sunday School was a monthly concert series held at Analog Revolution Record Store. I handled booking and ran sound for the shows. I recorded many of the performances and mixed them for release on CD, Cassette, and Youtube.
January 2015 - August 2015
I created more than 30 unique t-shirt designs, featuring vintage illustrations and public domain imagery. I built a newsletter with several hundred subscribers, and sold t-shirts, posters, and handbags to customers in 6 countries.
2015 - Present
Under Modern Vintage Film, I oversaw the restoration of many short films from the dawn of cinematography, and worked with many independent musicians to create modern scores for these vintage films.
Big Damn Comics was an ongoing art project, in which I remixed and rewrote vintage and public domain comic books, creating new, socially conscious stories in the process. Over an 8 month period, I produced 18 issues, which were distributed through comic shops, record stores, coffee shops, and book stores across the Atlanta area.
Jan 2015 - Present
Of Many Trades is a Tilde Club inspired community server. We have our own, weird, mostly functional software that I develop with a team of volunteers, and a growing community of budding coders.
March - June 2014 (Design)
June 2014 - Present (Manufacturing)
I designed a line of custom Hi-Fi speakers. I led a small team in building and selling the speakers. To date, we have sold 30+ pair.
March 2017 - Present
Retro Social is a Mastodon Instance that I have run since March of 2017.