Matthew Lydon

Recent College Graduate with Experience in Data Analytics, ML Modeling, Web Application Development, and Web Hosting.

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Bachelor of Science in Information Studies (December 2019)
Concentration in Data Science & Analytics from the University of South Florida

Studies and Projects provided experience in:

  • Dataset preparation, cleaning, and validating.
  • Developing machine learning models through training, testing, & validating using large datasets.
  • Comparing and testing modes against a baseline to develop improved machine learning models.
  • Understating model results and using results to assist in meaningful decision-making.
  • Visual Peer Review Application Development


Platforms & Languages

Skilled In
ggPlot2 Visualization
AWS Console
Windows Server 2018
CloudFlare DNS Management
Adobe Creative Suite
(Illustrator, Photoshop, XD, InDesign, Premiere)
Experience With

Work Experience

Web Development & Consulting (Jan 2015 – Present)
Self-Employed Small Business

  • Managing design, planning, development, maintenance, updates, and billing for multiple clients.
  • Cloud-Based Server Administration (Amazon Web Services, Bitnami LAMP Server).
  • Web Server Hosting (Windows Server 2018).
  • DNS Management with CloudFlare and AWS Route 53.
  • UX Design, Testing, and Implementation.
  • Front-End Website Design (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, NodeJS).
  • Back-End Web Application Development (PHP, MySQL Database Management, NodeJS)
  • Control Panel / Dashboard Development
  • Integrated Payment Systems with Stripe


Lead Graphic Designer (Jul 2018 – May 2019)
USF Center for Student Involvment

  • Lead a team of designers to produce marketing materials for university events.
  • Develop workflow systems to increase communication and productivity of team. (Order requests, customer feedback, timeline management).
  • Hold weekly team meeting to review work progress, goals, and planning.
  • Communicate teams needs and responsibilities with upper-level management and university board members. Conveyed leadership goals, objectives, & projects to team.
  • Design graphics and video for university using Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, After Effects, and Premiere).
  • Event Management (Large Concerts, Board Meetings, Athletic Events, Lectures, etc.)
  • Direct Customer Service Experience

Production Assistant (April 2019)
Sound & Vision Communications, Inc.

Production Assistant for VisionSource national conference.

Graphic Designer (Jul 2016 – Jul 2018)
USF Center for Student Involvment

  • Design advertisements that showcase upcoming University events.
  • Assist team in working events that get students involved and active on campus.
  • Table events to promote events and office activities.

FDOT Surveying & Office Assistance (Summer 2017)
SRD Engineers Inc

  • Assisted in collection of study information for the Florida Department of Transportation..
  • Worked as an office assistant.


Joshua Wilson

Associate Director at Center for Student Involvement

Matt was the type of student leader who was fully invested. He served as a graphic designer with the Center for Student Involvement at the University of South Florida for much of his time as a student. We saw Matt grow as a student leader to be a key voice for team relations, team community, and advancing marketing and graphic standards. Matt, helped us think boldly about our programs and strategies for reaching students. He merged his passion for Information Technology with his passion for marketing and graphics and the combination was an impressive feat. Any organization considering Matt would be lucky to have him on their team.

Currently located in Tampa, Florida.
Willing relocate. Experienced in working with teams remotely.

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