Resume of Stephen Michael Basly                                                                                                                               [ Portfolio / Gallery ]

Stephen M. Basly

Mishawaka, IN

(574) 707-5350


I.T. / Programming, Web/Product Graphics, Photography, & Multimedia Development

Proven, Quality Focused, Flexible



Systems Administration and Information Technology

  • Supervised I.T. at Berrien General Hospital for 8+ years, as I.T. Director. Led a team of 3-4.
  • Expedited B.G.H.’s migration of heavily modified computer system to completion in 3 days.
  • Expertly updated & quickly re-integrated hundreds of B.G.H. program modifications to S36.
  • Co-Planned and installed Lake Michigan College computer system, in-service over 8 years.
  • Co-Authored LMC Financial, Registration, & Scheduling Applications in RPG, over 2 years.
  • Devised 4 week computer training program at LMC & instructed displaced workers.
  • Co-Authored & implemented new Berrien County Road Commission software for IBM S36.
  • Discovered billing error and modified software system, saving H.R.M. thousands annually.

Website Development and Product Marketing

  • Pioneered one new XDATA Solutions Inc. website, with 50+ conceptualized graphics.
  • Set up 2 online web shops to host and market retail products: and

Photography, Graphics, and Media ~ “Quality without Compromise”

  • Skillfully photographed 80,000 nature, wildlife, and local subjects, in 4 years, for products.
  • Crafted 200+ art, apparel, mug, t-shirt, brochure, & video-ad products, from original photos.
  • Published 20+ Bing, Google, and YouTube ads, from animated videos, photos, & graphics.
  • Self-Educated in 5+ disciplines, (Photography, Editing, Graphics, Multimedia, & Animation).

    Licensed and Tailored Merchandise
  • Conceived & officially NCAA licensed 1 WMU “Broncos” Clock design, producing 50+ units.
  • Contracted & created a USMC 15” custom “face” clock honoring Lt. Gen. Dennis J. Hejlik.


I.T. / Technical
  • I.T. Director/Manager for Berrien General Hospital for 8 years. Supervised staff of 3-4. Interfaced with 50+ users. Planned and               executed 1 system & 4+ software upgrades.
  • Conducted 2 software migration from system to system. Programmed, integrated, and supported hundreds of custom software             modifications to fit the needs of the users.
  • Recommended, and with 100% board approval, made institution-wide I.T. purchases.
  • Performed as Computer Programmer/Analyst and Application Developer. Experienced on 4+ hardware systems: PC, IBM AS/400,           & System34-36’s. Wrote application software, using 6+ languages: ASNA/AS400, RPG-400, RPGII-IV, RPGILE, COBOL, Embedded           SQL, Visual Basic, some Java & CGI, and minor PC DOT.Net Development. Brief exposure to PC/UNIX/AS400 integration. Conducted       various system upgrades & migrations.
  • Supported Clients / Customers. Maintained 100% of business website and graphics.
  • Developed & updated 20+ application software systems for Friedman Operating Group, XDATA Solutions Inc., Berrien General               Hospital, Berrien County Road Commission, Berrien County government, various municipalities and steel-foundry industry clients.
  • Learned 10+ Website Design and Maintenance applications to create and maintain webpages, gaining exposure to JavaScript, CSS,         and some XML as byproducts.

Creative Arts / Graphics / Photography
  • Created Digital Art, Graphic Designs, & Web Graphics using PaintShop Pro, Photoshop, & Elements, Photo-Filtre, and various                 illustration / 3D / Animation (Daz3D, Maya, IClone, Unity) programs. Pinnacle Studio & Magix Video Pro X6-11 Multimedia Video           Editing.
  • E-Books, CD Multimedia, YouTube video presentations, and ad animation experimentation.
  • Captured & catalogued 80,000+ wildlife, nature, landscape images as a pro photographer.
  • Mastered use of NIKON D7100 DSLR, Tamron 150-600mm, other lenses, & equipment.
  • Conceived, created, & marketed products for 3 online business shops, as an Entrepreneur.
  • Explored new techniques to improve artwork, graphics, products, & websites. Promoted items (using 10% flyers, 60% business               cards, and 30% ads).


  • AS/400 – Mainframes:
        RPG-II,III,IV,ILE, IBM AS/400, I-Series, Sub-files, DSPF, CL, some SQL, Interactive Development, Legacy Systems Development &              Maintenance, COBOL,VB, ASNA400.
  • PC, Web, Networking:

     Windows 3.1, Win 95, Win 98, XP, Win 7, and Win 8.1 OS. MS Publisher, MS Visual Studio/Dev/VISIO, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, MS         Access/Excel, QuickBooks, Web-to-Host Integration, E-Commerce Integration, HTML, Adobe Page-Mill, FrontPage, Dream-Weaver.       Dot.Net and ASP coding.

  • Digital Graphics (PC) – Multimedia:
         DAZ3D Studio, Asymmetrics-Web3D, Corel PaintShop Pro, Painter, Draw, & Animation Shop, IClone-6, Autodesk Maya, Adobe               PhotoShop, CS6, Elements, Light-Room, After-Effects, & Illustrator, MAGIX Video Pro X11, DXO Optics, Portrait-Pro V12, AKVIS             Sketch, UNITY (Game Engine) Editor 54, plus numerous other editor & graphic applications.


Product Developer and Sales: Mike’s Mugs ’N More / EnVogue Shop, (Online) 03/2017 - Now

Programmer/Analyst: Friedman Operating Group, South Bend, IN 06/2011 - 01/2016

Programmer/Analyst, Web Designer: XDATA Solutions Inc., South Bend, IN 11/2007 - 06/2011


Associate Degree in Data Processing Technology, Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI

Bachelor Degree in Business Admin/Marketing, Michigan State University, East Lansing, MI

Associate Degree in Business – Accounting, Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI

  • Academic Honor Award, Lake Michigan College, Benton Harbor, MI


Accounting & Database Admin. Certifications, B&L Information Systems, Inc., Bridgeman, MI

NCAA Official & Western Michigan University Licenses, Kalamazoo, MI

  • Western Michigan University “Broncos” wall clock for retail sales.


Michigan State University Alumni Association

Lake Michigan College Alumni Association