Summary of Qualifications

Motivated and enthusiastic about working on web design and graphic projects. Effective working alone or as a cooperative team member. Able to take on a design from concept to finished product meeting the clients needs. Professional in appearance and presentation.

Relevant Skills
  • Excellent graphic skills with an eye for detail.
  • Great at picking up and learning new skills. Always willing to try new techniques.
  • Able to quickly turn out concept art and finished graphics.
  • Knowledge of all Adobe and Macromedia products. Photoshop, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and Illustrator in particular.
  • Excellent Design skills with a strong knowledge in color theory and composition.
  • Expert knowledge in CSS and HTML layout and design. Including W3C validation and accessibility standards.
  • Strong skills in PHP and Javascript coding as well as MYSQL database development and design.
  • Knowledge of Macromedia Flash and action-scripting and it's use in interactive sites.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly productive in a fast paced or slower working environment.
  • Very organized with project files and assets.
Experience
  • 2011-Current :: FanBridge
    • Front-End Developer
      - Coded Standards compliant front-end HTML/CSS and JS (jQuery) for a multitude of company projects.
      - Took charge of several site-wide redesigns and code changes.
      - Built a HTML5 Audio/video player for our clients in Facebook.
      - Worked to unify and standardize our platforms front-end codebase (CSS and JS) and reduced load times by 25%.
      - Worked with our sister office in Buenos Aries (back-end) on multiple projects tight deadlines and never missed one.
  • 2009-2011 :: ReadyTech Corporation
    • Graphic/Web Design & Development - Graphic Design and layout of websites, logos and other graphic projects.
      - Created the company website (HTML, CSS, JQuery)
      - Prototyped several education/classroom portal websites using (HTML, CSS, JQuery)
    • UI Design
      - Interface design on a large internal client and classroom management tool made that managed thousands of records of dozens of screens and forms.
      - Created interfaces for user facing windows applications
  • September - December 2009 :: Vertical Response Contract
    • Web/Graphic Designer
      - Graphic Design and layout of 100 new HTML email templates for their new online newsletter tool.
      - Converted 250+ of their old templates to use the new markup language used by the new system.
  • 2006 - 2009 :: Commpartners LLC, Washington DC
    • Web/Graphic Designer
      - Graphic Design and layout of websites, logos and other graphic projects.
      - Programming dynamic and interactive HTML Newsletters.
  • 2005 - 2006 :: Univision Computers, Missoula, MT
    • Web/Graphic Designer
      - Graphic Design and layout of websites, logos and other graphic projects.
      - Programming dynamic and interactive websites using PHP, MYSQL, Javascript and CSS.
      - Setup and programming of dynamic e-commerce websites with credit card processing integration.
  • 2004-2005 :: Logistic Systems, Missoula, MT
    • Programming/Software Testing
      - Bug testing complex record keeping software.
      - Design, layout and programming custom reports in Crystal Reports and FoxPro.
  • 2002-2004 :: Fleabyte Designs, Missoula, MT
    • Web Designer
      - Freelance Web Design/ Graphic Design Company, run from home
      - Creation of custom logos, brochures and other marketing material.
      - Design and creation of custom web sites.
  • 2000-2002 :: Spectral Fusion Designs, Missoula, MT
    • Web Designer - University of Montana
      - Designed and programmed websites for the College of Arts and Science at the University of Montana.
  • 1998-2000 :: Semi-tool, Kalispell, MT
    • Mechanical Sub-Assembly
      - Built and programmed robotic arms for the single wafer Dept.
      - Assembled hydraulic pumping systems for the single wafer Dept.
Education
  • 1999-2004 :: University of Montana, Missoula, MT
    • - Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree Mw/ a minor in media arts
      - 3.6 GPA
  • 1994-1998 :: Flathead High School, Kalispell, MT
    • - Graduated w/ 3.8 GPA
Technical Skills
  • Software
    • Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Flash, Autodesk Maya, Dreamweaver, inDesign, MS Office & Acrobat
  • Languages
    • XHTML / CSS, PHP, MySQL, Flash Actionscript, Javascript & Perl
  • Platforms
    • Windows 98/XP/2000/Vista/7
      Mac OS9/OSX
      Linux