15+ years as a collaborative creative visual problem solver in Web Design and Development designing, constructing and improving responsive websites with open-source CMS platforms on LAMP environment. Extensive expertise of WordPress multisite with Twitter Bootstrap framework. Previous work deploying Joomla, Drupal, osCommerce and Magento systems.
CAREER / PROJECT HIGHLIGHTS
WordPress Multisite Blog Networks: Design, develop, deploy & maintain an 18-blog and 8-blog multisite network for two AmLaw 200, 98th and 157th, international law firms. (2009-present)
Produced High Traffic Website, avg. 1.8 million Pageviews per Month: Produced a game fansite providing real-time tournament scores, prizes and winners with historical graphs and leveraging Google AdSense, for publishers, to generate revenue. (2012-2014)
Founder, Virtual Currency Seller Website, eBay Titanium PowerSeller (100k+/month sales): Created a virtual currency seller website with partners in the US, Canada, UK, China and Russia. Integrated technology services VOIP, Live Chat customer service, and managed the creation of an online automated sales order fulfillment and tracking software. (2003-2006)
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Design: mockups, wireframes to comp layouts using Adobe Creative suite.
Concept to Deployment: all phases of development design, construct, test, optimize, launch.
Creative problem solver: translate marketing strategies, requirements into visual solutions.
Excellent communication skills: ability to listen, speak, present to a diverse audience.
PROJECT HISTORY, CONTRACT
|SR. WEB DESIGNER WordPress Multisite Design, Deployment & Management||2009-present|
|Clearview Social, Inc., (formally Adrian Dayton & Associates), Buffalo, NY|
|Contracted to produce blogs for law firms entering social media using WordPress multisite.|
| ||Websites - design, code, launch and maintain networks:|
18-blog network, Dorsey & Whitney (AmLaw 100), total of 25 sites launched.
8-blog network, LeClairRyan (AmLaw 200), total of 19 sites launched.
|SR. WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGNER WordPress, Landing Pages, & Ongoing Design||2012-2015|
|David Eccles School of Business, MBA Graduate Admissions, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT|
|Create a pilot DESB, MBA Graduate Admissions website to allow the admissions office to more easily provide news, updates, and information to prospective applicants.|
| ||Websites: Eccles MBA Admissions; Eccles Outdoor Industry Club; MS Finance landing page.|
Designs: Web banners, images, icons, infographics; HTML email design; 2015 Full-Time MBA program brochure, front and back cover; Collateral design for various functions, events and open houses.
|WEB DESIGNER WordPress GUI Design & Management||2009-2011|
|Siegfried and Jensen Law Firm, Salt Lake City, UT|
|Contracted to design, deploy and maintain a blog for Ned Siegfried and Mitch Jensen, and expanded to include 4 more sites and ongoing design services as needed.|
| ||Websites: Ned and Mitch blog; Firm website Spanish version; Firm’s landing page for|
Super Bowl 44, local ad aired on KUTV; Ned and Mitch Twitter account.
|WEB DESIGNER Drupal Template Design & Deployment||2009|
|Dorothee Martens, Artist, Salt Lake City, UT|
|Design GUI, architecture information, code template, install, setup and customize Drupal 6.28|
Brigham Young University, Provo, UT 1990–1991
College of Fine Arts and Communication, Department of Art - Bachelor of Fine Arts, Candidate
Painting Scholarship, Summer Session ‘91
AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS
Publication, Utah Painting and Sculpture, Gibbs Smith Publishing, pg. 272, 1997
Merit Award, 74th Spring Salon, Springville Art Museum, 1997