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Rob Salusbury G.G. (G.I.A)
rsalusbury@msn.com
www.customdataservices.net



Summary
Very experienced developing and supporting custom FileMaker database systems.
Extensive workgroup, internet, and third-party application integration skills.
Graduate gemologist with extensive fine jewelry evaluation experience.
Avid FileMaker, Excel, SQL, and REST API PHP scripting enthusiast.

Work history
2020
Created Custom Data Services demo site (https://customdataservices.net)
Upgraded World Gemological Services database (https://worldgemservices.com)
Completed Excel-based web services calculator demo site (https://xlsql.net)
Completed ValuCalc jewelry evaluation system (https://valucalc.com)

2005-2020
Database Contractor, Appraiser, Gemologist
The Home Consignment Center, Newport Beach, CA
Built and maintained custom point-of-sale and inventory control systems for 20 store chain. Built and maintained additional systems for fine jewelry evaluation and appraisal, Vimeo video control, and WooCommerce catalog management.

2003-2005
Independent Software Developer
Basic Data Services, LLC, Walnut Creek, CA
Designed, built, and maintained the InfoMail Editor e-commerce catalog generator.

1998-2003
Information & Technology Manager
Levi Strauss & Co. San Francisco, CA
Maintained and iterated corporate legal department's domestic and international database systems and related document delivery systems, provided primary technical contact services to corporate legal, security, and executive divisions for Windows and Apple software, hardware, networking, and remote access services.

1991-1998
Independent Database Contractor
Levi Strauss & Co. San Francisco, CA
Designed, developed, and implemented corporate legal department's domestic and international database systems, collaborating with business users in San Francisco, Brussels, and Singapore to create multiple customized data management modules.

1986-1991
Manager, Appraiser, Gemologist
Fabri Jewelers, Bellevue, WA
Sales, resource administration, staff development and supervision, customer service management for custom jewelry retailer's design, fabrication, sales, repair, appraisal services.

1983-1986
Appraiser, Gemologist
Swedish Jewelers, Vancouver, British Columbia
Custom fine jewelry design, fabrication, repair, and appraisal services.

Education
1983 - Graduate Gemologist - Gemological Institute of America

Favorite Quote and Guiding Philosohy
Colin Chapman: "Simplify, then add lightness”.