Resume

EDUCATION:

THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH
Bachelors Of Science Degree in Graphic Design
– October 2004 – March 2008
– Average GPA 3.8

THE ART INSTITUTE OF PITTSBURGH
Diploma In Interactive Media and Web Development
– January 2010 – June 2011
– Average GPA 3.6
– Member of The Student Web Developers Club

LUZERNE COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE
– Pursued Bachelors Of Science Degree in Graphic Design
– Piece selected for Semi-Annual Magazine Cover

TECHNOLOGY:

OPERATING SYSTEMS:
– Mac OSX, Windows 98-8, iOS3-8, Android, Linux

GRAPHICS PROGRAMS:
– Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, After Effects, Axure, UX Pin, Sketch App

OFFICE & ADMIN:
– MS Office, iWork, Google Docs, Acrobat Professional, Freshbooks,
Basecamp, ScrumDo, Jira, Attask

DEVELOPMENT TOOLS:
– Coda 2, Notepad++, Sublime, Atom, Dreamweaver, Cornerstone, MAMP,
CodeKit, Git

LANGUAGES & LIBRARIES:
– HTML5, CSS3, PHP, ASP, XSLT, JavaScript, jQuery, AngularJS, MySQL, SASS/LESS, Font-Awesome, Google Maps API, Twitter API, Facebook API

WEB PLATFORMS:
– WordPress, Drupal, Umbraco, Episerver, Sitecore, Jekyll, Github

MARKETING & TESTING:
– Analytics, Adwords, BrowserStack, Beanstalk, Markdown, Litmus, Mailchimp, Exact Target

EXPERIENCE:

GIANT EAGLE – Pittsburgh, PA
November 2014 – February 2015
Front-End Developer & Designer
– Developed & styled page templates and UX functionality for the forthcoming Market District redesign using SASS & Inuit frameworks.
– Created responsive marketing pages & emails for promotional campaigns
– Created UI assets for Giant Eagle & Get-Go mobile Apps

AGENCY 1903 – Pittsburgh, PA
March 2014 – December 2014
Lead-Developer & Designer, UI, QA
– Prototyped flat designs into Mobile First interactions using Bootstrap & Foundation frameworks.
– Provided technical advice & training for Brand Consultants & clients.
– Designed/Developed & Responsive Client & User Solutions
– Created custom API integration styling.
– Reworked & Revised static designs to account for UX concerns.

ARSENAL STUDIOS – Telecommute / Pittsburgh, PA
February 2013 – December 2013
Designer, Front-End Developer, UX, QA, Branding, Motion Graphics
– Designed/Developed Dynamic & Responsive sites for a variety of educational institutions using latest CSS3 & SASS languages.
– Pitched visual/functional web solutions to clients through mood boards, comps, and prototypes working in browser.
– Coordinated creative workflow between developers & designers to project completion and site launch.
– Developed a video production promotional campaign using After Effects & published to YouTube and Vimeo to promote university events.
– Built & maintained several CMS platforms (WordPress/Drupal) to allow easy addition of updates for both the client and developers.
– Worked on custom built PHP web applications for several educational institutions as well as modified plugins for WordPress.

GUARANTEED RESULTS MARKETING – Pittsburgh, PA
August 2011 – June 2012
Web Designer / Developer
– Creating visually striking professional websites for a wide range of markets.
– Creating competitive SEO and marketing strategies for small business sites with Analytics, Adwords & Adsense.
– Creating and modifying of WordPress themes & developing dynamic systems.

ENVELOPE SERVICE – Chester, WV
March 2008 – January 2011
Graphic Designer / Print Production
– Designed logos for single/multicolor offset, lithographic, and
flexographic printing.
– Retouched and adjusted images to be print ready for multiple processes.
– Created custom layouts for client approval, and managed customer files.
– Trained incoming artists, and developed department procedures.

FREELANCE:

PROACTIVE CLINICS – Portland, OR
April 2014 – December 2014
Branding / Web Development
– Created branding package for web & multimedia designs
– Developed theme for WordPress

ROBERT HILL PHOTO
Web Development – August 2014
– WordPress theme design and functionality

MEDCOM SOLUTIONS – Pittsburgh, PA
March 2012 – September 2013
Web Design / Development, Logo & Branding
– Created a dynamic & responsive site using WordPress framework.
– Re-branding and Marketing campaign for various software technologies
– Directed SEO & Content Strategy as well as social media presence.

PEACE BY PIECE – Toronto, Canada
Logo Design & Web Design – March 2011
– Created a custom logotype and identity for start-up non-profit organization
to be used on their web site.

MANIAC MAGAZINE – Pittsburgh, PA
Site Redesign & Styling – March 2011
– Reevaluated functionality and CSS Styling in WordPress framework
– Created a custom theme with modified plugins

MORNING HOCKEY
Logo Design – March 2010
– Logo Design for “Morning Hockey League” site, and clothing.