With 9+ years of web development and design experience in both corporate and freelance settings, I’ve been able to hone my experience in strategized wireframing, user-experience, front- and back-end development, responsive web design, and web performance, while building a strong understanding of server- and client-side programming. Skills include:

  • HTML5, PHP, WordPress, CSS (Less), JavaScript, jQuery
  • Create custom themes and plug-ins using WordPress CMS
  • Optimize performance of high traffic websites
  • Well-versed in responsive web design techniques
  • Plan, design, and implement web site structure and layout
  • Ability to adapt in fast-paced environment and manage multiple projects
  • Experienced in SEO best practices
  • Tools: Sublime Text, SVN, Git (BitBucket), Adobe Creative Suite

Experience

Competitor Group, Inc.

San Diego, CA
Senior Web Developer
July 2012 – Present

  • Lead website redesign developer in WordPress for velonews.com, runrocknroll.com, and competitor.com
  • Maintained and enhanced performance for health & fitness media sites; triathlete.com and womensrunning.com
  • Developed several high-visibility landing pages for various sales (runrocknroll.com)
  • Created custom WordPress plugins to assist in streamlining editorial processes
  • Custom built from scratch WordPress websites based on in-house or external vendor designs

Emerald Connect, Inc.

San Diego, CA
Web Designer
February 2009 – July 2012

  • Performed daily maintenance on corporate and customer support websites
  • Worked with a team of designers and developers to create dynamic adaptable websites
  • Created pixel-perfect mockups based on client requests
  • Customized basic site templates using CSS, HTML, and JavaScript to significantly improve design level
  • Developed company e-mail newsletter templates to support Marketing sales efforts

Technical Support Analyst, Web Lead
August 2004 – February 2009

  • Resolved customers’ questions regarding their website, e-mail accounts, domain names, and software concerns
  • Maintained web sites for the Technical Support department

Gorirra Consulting

San Diego, CA
Co-founder, Entrepreneur, Freelance Web Designer/Developer
July 2007 – Present

  • Independent contractor specializing in web development and design
  • Participated in all aspects of the business: attaining leads, price quoting, collaboration, design, and development
  • Web metrics analyzed for clients using Google Analytics

Education

San Diego State University, BS in Computer Science, Graduation: Fall 2003