Web Developer for 10 Years

Experience


SUMMARY

I am a Front End Web Developer with a keen eye for details and amazing problem solving skills. With over 10 years experience, I have been involved in many aspects of web development including custom WordPress theme and plugin development, pay per click ad campaigns, responsive design, website maintenance, user experience, and web application prototyping.

WEB DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • Sage
  • Responsive Design
  • UI/UX
  • Prototyping
  • Bootstrap
  • jQuery UI
  • MySQL
  • GIT
  • SEO
  • Google Ads (Pay Per Click)

GRAPHICS / VIDEO SKILLS

  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Final Cut
  • Lightwave 3D
  • Illustrator

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Freelance Web Developer

Las Vegas, NV — 2016 to present

  • Builds custom WordPress themes and plugins
  • Integrates IDX solutions and custom property search forms
  • Optimizes websites to increase visitor interaction and lead generation
  • Creates and manages pay per click ad campaigns with Google Ads
  • Designs website themes, landing pages, and custom admin features

Lead Developer / Development Supervisor

BannerView.com, Las Vegas, NV — 2011 to 2016

  • Designs responsive user interfaces for web applications and websites
  • Builds and maintains responsive business websites
  • Manages web application design projects with a team of 2 to 4 people
  • Performs software testing for quality control and bug fixes
  • Writes, records, and edits software tutorials and marketing videos
  • Assists with marketing and promotion through SEO, content writing, and online customer experience
  • Performs the duties of web developer

Web Developer

BannerView.com, Las Vegas, NV — 2008 to 2011

  • Converts PSD design mockups into standards compliant HTML and CSS
  • Creates web application prototypes for custom database applications and CMS modules
  • Implements design and content updates on existing websites
  • Integrates a proprietary content management system with new and existing websites

Assistant SEO Manager

USASEOPros.com, Las Vegas, NV — 2008

  • Monitors SEO Techs and manages work flow
  • Leads weekly meetings and assigns daily duties
  • Performs the duties of SEO Tech

SEO Tech

USASEOPros.com, Las Vegas, NV — 2008

  • Creates splash pages and web graphics
  • Styles templates using CSS
  • Writes content for search engine optimization

EDUCATION / CERTIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video with a concentration in Computer Animation, Columbia College Chicago
  • Google Ads Search Certification - Expires 12/06/2019

ACHIEVEMENTS

Certificate of Recognition for Customer Service Excellence, Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce, 2010


PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS

  • Designed a PHP/XML based website template builder GUI for fast website design builds and customizations. The designs can be exported as a set of key/value pairs for portability and storage.
  • Decreased service signup abandonments by 15% through implementation of a package-based user experience to replace an à la carte experience for BannerView.com.
  • Designed and implemented reusable HTML/CSS code frameworks to decrease the time spent on custom website buildouts by 25% while employed at BannerView.com.
  • Created a custom jQuery plugin for an AJAX modal window, complete with methods and event callbacks to cover a variety of applications.
  • Designed a HTML/CSS framework for responsive multicolumn form field layouts to compliment an existing PHP form builder class used for rapid interface design.
  • Designed several interfaces for website content management, including a drag and drop website navigation editor, a website slider manager, newsletter editor and a GUI for building website layout grids based on the Bootstrap grid system.
  • Researched and designed visitor profile and lead scoring systems for a proprietary content management system.
  • Researched and designed a billing and invoicing plugin for a proprietary content management system.