Dan Strong


Security-focused Linux System Administrator

Accomplished IT Pro and Web Designer/Dev with experience across industries including Software, Healthcare, Entertainment, Legal, and more.

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  • CompTIA Security+ CompTIA Network+
  • Certified Ethical Hacker


  • Accomplished IT Professional and Web Designer/Developer with experience across industries including Software, Healthcare, Entertainment, Legal, and more. Specialize in computer security, business strategy, and results. Proven track record of developing strong partnerships across marketing teams, designers, engineers, and executives. Adept at building high performing teams to lead organizations through periods of rapid growth with history of prioritizing resources and delivering projects on time and under budget.

Work Experience

  • Founder1997 - Present

    SwampHouse Group LLC | Seattle, Las Vegas, Boise
    • Formerly known as New World Creative LLC from 2005 – 2014.
    • Formerly known as Strong Graphic Design from 1997 – 2005.
    • Set up and administer Linux web servers.
    • Create, maintain and host websites, both custom as well as Wordpress.
    • Create custom logos, programming, SEO, and other print/digital design work.
    • Create Litigation Support graphics and demonstratives.
    • Tech Support for Windows/Mac/linux.
  • IT Manager2012 - 2014

    Objective Medical Assessments Corporation | Seattle
    • OMAC remains a client and services are still provided to them regularly as a contractor.
    • Managed development team and administered Linux web server/VMs.
    • Designed, programmed, and developed for proprietary web-based system which supports hundreds of geographically-diverse active users.
    • Administered, secured and updated custom public-facing Wordpress site.
    • Spearheaded SSAE16 Audit. Reviewed systems to identify and minimize vulnerabilities as well as ensure HIPAA compliance.
    • Created proprietary ticketing system app to manage IT workload and create efficient method to handle backlog of hundreds of IT projects from all departments, completing 320+ to date.
    • Created and spearheaded new Physician web portal utilizing modern HTML5/CSS3/jQuery responsive design template and coded advanced custom data caching algorithms to significantly reduce server load.
    • Created and spearheaded scalable growth plan for new hardware structure and new software modules for company's proprietary web-based business system.
  • Sole Proprietor2010 - 2012

    Premier Litigation Support LLC | Las Vegas, Reno
    • Delivered over 1200 hours of professional assistance to lawyers in the litigation process including nearly 400 hours in-trial.
    • Ensured proper functioning of all hardware and software.
    • Participated in "war-room" strategy meetings with attorneys, paralegals and expert witnesses prior to and during trials.
    • Designed displays for presentations utilized during opening statements and closing arguments, aiding in favorable verdicts for vast majority of clients.
  • Interactive Multimedia Manager2008 - 2009

    M Resort Spa Casino | Las Vegas
    • Opened resort and created initial animations for video wall, marquee sign, website, digital signage, and all promotional multimedia materials including "Lightship" blimp, which hovered over Las Vegas with immense LED screen.
    • Hired, managed and mentored 7 employees including designers and programmers (some of whom still work there today and have been promoted).
    • Designed/coded HR web portal over a weekend and built 3D male/female representations, saving $24K and months of time.
    • Persuaded Marketing VP and CEO to keep multimedia projects in house. Spearheaded these projects and saved M Resort over a half-million dollars compared to vendor quotes.
    • Served as IT resource for Marketing department and administered Macs for IT department.
  • Web Designer2007 - 2008

    Citadel Broadcasting (Now: Cumulus Media) | Las Vegas
    • Redesigned logo/website for 2nd largest radio broadcaster in nation that acquired ABC Radio and was later acquired by Cumulus.
    • Hired to redesign website template system for all 223 stations (165 FM, 58 AM) in nation's leading markets prior to acquisition.



Business Projects

  • WebDNA[vps]

    • Offering managed WebDNA Linode virtual private servers. Created to address increasing interest in "turn-key" WebDNA setups as well as Linode.
  • Las Vegas Stripwalker

    • Launched project originally intended to highlight Human Advertising on Las Vegas Strip. Generated notoriety and led to online advertising partnership with High Roller Clothing, a Stripwalker client.
    • Engage in ongoing dialog with over 4,000 Facebook fans, led primarily by High Roller Clothing.
  • SearchBoise.com

    • Designed, programmed and maintained Boise City Guide & Directory geared toward geo-targeted online advertising for Boise, Idaho metro area. Shut down website and sold domain to Boise realtor in 2015.



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IT Skills

  • Computer Security

  • Computer Repair

  • Computer Building

  • Tech Support

  • Linux Admin

  • Webmin

  • VMware

  • VirtualBox

  • Linode

Coding Skills

  • HTML5 / CSS3

  • WebDNA

  • Javascript / AJAX

  • Wordpress

  • php / mySQL

  • bash

Operating Systems

  • Windows (since 3.0)

  • Mac (since OS7)

  • Linux CentOS

  • Linux Ubuntu

Litigation Support Skills

  • In-trial Hot-seat

  • PowerPoint

  • Acrobat Pro / PDF

  • Trial Director

  • ExhibitView

Design Software

  • Illustrator

  • Photoshop

  • Dreamweaver

  • Flash

  • After Effects

  • Sketchup

Design Skills

  • Creative Direction

  • Art Direction

  • Graphic Design

  • Web Design

  • Print Design

  • Package Design

  • Branding

  • Video Editing

  • Copywriting

  • Illustration

Press / Interviews / Media

Blog Posts

A small sample of my design work in no particular order. Sort using categories above.


  • Dan Strong
    c/o SwampHouse Group LLC
    11117 NE Maine St.
    Kingston, WA 98346


  • Email: dan@danstrong.com
  • Phone: 877.778.7412
  • Skype: nwcre8ive
  • Website: www.danstrong.com