1415 SW Alder St. Portland, OR 97205

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Work Experience

  • CDK Global, Angularjs Developer11/2016 - 03/2017
    • Designed, coded, tested, and troubleshot applications and systems using Angularjs and other technologies such as Nodejs, Mongodb and Gulp.
    • Maintained and modified applications along with making approved changes.
    • Worked with technical business analysts and developers to ensure understanding of application intent, data input, output requirements, and inclusion of internal checks and controls
  • Struck, Senior Web Developer6/2016 - 10/2016
    • Worked with different environments which were built on different technologies including HTML5, CSS, Javascript, Angularjs, Nodejs, Contentful, Ruby on Rails, Heroku, and Bootstrap.
    • Was responsible for leading in planning, scoping, and developing interactive work across various mediums and working collaboratively with cross discipline teams.
    • Thaught creatively and innovated new solutions to new problems.
  • Umpqua Bank, Front End Web Developer5/2015 - 2/2016
    • Designed user interfaces using Emberjs, Nodejs, HTML, CSS3 and JQuery.
    • Responsible for writing code and interacting with a Java backend and APIs using EmberJS, Handlebars, and Sass Fixed bugs using various methods, created new functionality and features for the app in a Agile environment.
    • Created UX/UI designs of new app pages and sections using Illustrator for wireframing, Photoshop for mockups through an approval process.
    • Source Control and Project communication through Microsoft TFS, Git, SourceTree, and VersionOne.
  • Freelancer, Web Developer5/2009 - Present
    • Responsible for planning a website from inception, and meeting with clients to discuss the desired look and feel of the site or brand before and after planning the overall design, layout and organization.
    • Using Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign to create graphics and mockups.
    • Responsible for building sites and apps in Wordpress, Drupal, Laravel, Emberjs and Angularjs using Javascript, Bootstrap, Handlebars, Mongodb, MySQL, PHP, CSS3, HTML5, and SASS.
    • Involved in Maintaining, securing, updating and editing websites.
    • Use of SEO, Social Media Marketing, and suggesting strategies to gain more web traffic and awareness Building and designing email templates for campaigns.
  • Stand For Children1/2014 – 3/2015
    • Responsible for creating dynamic, mobile responsive sites and forms using Drupal, Angularjs, VisualForce, Javascript, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS3 and APEX.
    • Writing code that interact with the Salesforce API and Google Charts API using Angularjs with VIsualForce to build pages.
    • Creating wireframes exhibiting and annotating app functionality, pages and animations using Illustrator, Photoshop and Indesign.
    • Responsible for working with Marketing & Communications Directors from different states to create non-profit campaign focused sites using Drupal.
    • Use of Salesforce, its API and Mailchimp to build advanced email marketing campaigns.
  • Cambia/HealthSparq4/2013 – 10/2013
    • Working with APIs through Restful services in EmberJS with JSON and Ajax and populating the front-end.
    • Wrote code for Ember js using HTML 5, CSS 3, SASS, Handlebars and JavaScript involving interacting with data through an APi and restful services.
    • Integrating and working with Google Maps API V3 to deliver a rich search results experience for the User.
    • Overarching design guidelines into consistent and effective user experiences while collaborating frequently with the Designers and Developers.
  • Intel, Web Developer/Consultant10/2012 – 3/2013
    • Responsible for working with Intel’s front-end, Rest API, and UX functionality. Developed functionality using Symfony MVC, Twig, Jquery, Doctrine, HTML5, CSS 3 and Sass.
    • Contributed ideas for making the web site better and easier to use, with better UI and UX approaches.
    • Worked with other team members to fix bugs with rapid turnaround. Met deadlines for different phases of the project in an agile environment.
  • PSU, Drupal Web Developer/Consultant4/2012 – 7/2012
    • Responsible for creating web site applications themes and modules. Reviewed client requirements working with other team members and perform technical analysis of requirements which included creating a workflow for a web site with multiple authors, states and permission for different phases on publishing an article.
    • Communicated on solid technical design including how existing modules and themes will be configured and modified to meet the requirements and how a new module will be developed to enhance functionality.
    • Wrote clean, modular, robust code to implement the desired requirements.
    • Designed Theme and layout into PhotoShop that were later converted into HTML/CSS and then into a Drupal theme.
  • Ethology, Front-End Developer/Consultant10/2011 – 3/2012
    • Planned, created, launched, and managed corporate web sites for high-profile Web Company clientele, with strong emphasis on user-centered design, usability standards, and human factors testing.
    • Functioned as team lead and developer with additional project management responsibilities, served as the primary contact and interface with customers.
    • As the team lead, implemented timelines, meeting agendas, technical notes, delegation of technical items to other team members, and reported the progress of application development to upper management.
    • Websites were built with Content Management Systems such as Drupal 7, Wordpress 3, Modx and CMS Made Simple. Created custom themes with Drupal 7 and Wordpress 3 using PHP, Jquery, Ajax, MySQL, HTML5 and CSS/CSS3.

    Education

  • Associate in Applied Science in Multimedia Programming and Design, Technical College Institute of NY – 2003 - GPA 3.7