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I develop websites using ruby, html, css, & jQuery

  • Professional Suite Screenshot

    Professional Suite

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    Responsible for the design and development of the Professional Suite website. Includes a future-friendly backend built in Drupal to keep content and styling seperate.

    • Drupal
    • PHP
    • jQuery
  • Local Food Systems Screenshot

    Local Food Systems

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    Responsible for usability testing and user experience redesign. Changes to navigation, layout, page hierarchy, breadcrumbs integration, and new layout development for recently released tools on the site.

    • Drupal
    • PHP
    • jQuery
  • Life Line Screenings Screenshot

    Physicians for Prevention

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    Responsible for landing page development and porting into a WordPress theme for future use.

    • WordPress
  • Career Education Corporation Internships Screenshot

    CEC Internships Mobile Site

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    Responsible for microsite development for mobile use. Students can access the website via QR codes on printed cards.

    • jQuery
  • UseCAPS port to WordPress Screenshot

    UseCAPS WordPress Development

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    Responsible for porting the entire static website to WordPress. Involved creating custom theme from previous design, creating custom content types, SEO, and client training.

    • WordPress
    • PHP
    • jQuery
  • Collins Homepage Screenshot

    Turn Up The Heat

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    Responsible for responsive development and design guidance for the LeCordon Bleu Chefs first Turn Up The Heat competition signup page.

    • jQuery
    • HTML5
    • CSS3
  • AIU Ground Microsite Screenshot

    AIU Ground Campuses

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    Responsible for the development of AIU Ground Campuses Programs microsite. Content changes for different campuses based on school parameter in URL, for ease of use in email marketing campaigns.

    • jQuery
    • PHP

Skills

  • Ruby & Rails
  • PHP
  • HTML and CSS
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Git
  • Responsive web design

Contact

Resume

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Student: gSchool September 2013 — March 2014 These days I'm spending all of my time refining my programming skills at gSchool in Denver, Colorado. I spend my days writing programs and web apps in Ruby using test-driven development. My Github, blog, and open-source report card all document my journey.
Web Developer: Fathom: A Digital Marketing & Analytics Agency September 2012 — August 2013 Web developer primarily developing landing pages and microsites used in email and PPC marketing, including responsive and mobile development. Involved in new development of lead generation systems, and sites within WordPress, Drupal and SiteCore. Responsible for data design and themeing in various systems.
Systems Specialist (Temp): The Ohio State University/OARDC Wooster June 2012 — August 2012 User experience, user interface design, and Drupal web development for LocalFoodSystems.org, a website created by the OSU/OARDC to provide the tools to help grow local economies through agriculture. Daily duties include new development, design of UI/UX for new entrepreneur tools, bugfixes, and help tools.
Assistant Director of Web Communication: The College of Wooster December 2008 — April 2010 Design, test, implement and maintain new websites and new software solutions across campus. Manage 65+ site editors and maintain workflow for projects. Train and support users in SiteCore, iModules enCompass, Confluence, Drupal, JIRA, and WordPress. Create policies and training documentation for web editors. Hire and manage student editors.
Graphic & Web Designer: Royalton Music Center June 2003 — October 2009 Designed new marketing strategies and created advertisements for yearly functions. Created monthly e-newsletters. Maintained company website and created new subsites using Joomla with customized templates and plugins for a better backend user experience for content editors.
Web Designer: The University of Akron April 2007 — August 2007 Designed, developed, and implemented portions of The University of Akron's website and content management system using HTML, CSS and PHP. Maintained content for a variety of web editors.