John A. Lieske

Tech Skills

Certified Macintosh Technician - OS X operating system and Apple hardware.
Networking, server technology, font management, and backup strategies.
Internet technologies - iPhone Web Applications, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, Unix, Wordpress, Drupal, Javasript, Apache Web Server.
Software - Final Cut Studio, Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop etc.), Microsoft Office, iWork, iLife, Apeture, and Parallels

Familiarity with Windows 7, Windows XP, Vista, NT, ASP and SQL.



1/2009 - Present

Freelance Macintosh IT services for home and business.

Apple, Inc.

8/2006 - 1/2009

Mac Genius at Apple Retail in Santa Monica. Repairs and trouble shooting. Became Apple Certified Technician and developed keen customer service skills mentoring people with their computer.

Freelance Web Production

6/2000 - Present

Produced, built, advised or managed sites/pages for: Robert Lundahl and Associates, Affordable Housing Associates, French Connection - French Film Production, Out There Monthly, Councilman Jon B. Snyder, Go Green Directory, Unconquering The Last Frontier, Eileen Myles - Writer, Stephen Fitzgerald - Metal Sculpture, Primal Therapy Center (new client, currently redesigning site), SunMicrosystems, Sirius Connections (San Francisco ISP), Lithium Records-French independent record label, MicroSoft and others.

4/1998 - 6/2000

Producer/Program Manager - Managed content, design, marketing and technical elements for various content and e-commerce driven projects.

C|NET: The Computer Network

10/1997 - 4/1998

Production Manager, Ad Development. Researched and implemented complex technologies for advertising on C|NET sites.

Freelance Web Developement

9/1995 - 10/1997

Robert Lundahl and Associates

10/1992 - 9/1995

Production Manager/Web master. Production Manager on video/film projects. Established and maintained internet communications. RLA is a film and video production company focusing on corporate communications for the hi-tech industry. Clients included Sun Microsystems, MCI , Lockheed, and KODAK. Also was Production Manager on "Unconquering the Last Frontier" an independent documentary on river restoration on Washington's Elwha river.

Bardot A Go Go

1998 - present

Creative Director and Producer of a night club specializing in 60s French Pop. BAGG happens about 4 times a year. Also produced other concert events - Fantastic Plastic Machine (Japan), Stereo Total (Germany), Ana D (Spain) and DJed at various events and clubs. Also producing a documentary film on the subject.

KALX, 90.7 FM Berkeley

1992 - 2000

DJ, radio producer - DJ host of weekly radio show as Pink Frankenstein "King of French Music". Producer on Film Close-Ups a weekly public affairs show of film reviews, interviews with film makers and special features. Also chair of the PRC (Programmers Review Committee) which decides which programmers will receive air time.


BA Degree Social Science UC Berkeley.

Social Science. Graduated with Honors. Interdisciplinary study included media and race analysis.

Apple Certification Certified Apple, Repair Technician.


Learning French, record collecting, movies, theater, Ultimate Frisbee and travel.