Résumé

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With years of experience tackling creative challenges across various industries, along with a skill set running the spectrum from design to production. I am confident in overseeing any project from concept to launch. If you feel these qualities are something you would like to see within your organization, I am available to discuss a position moving your company into the future you envision.

Qualifications Summary

  • Design Involvement
    • Graphic Design | Illustration
    • UI | UX | Responsive Web Design
  • Web Development
    • PHP | HTML5 | SASS |CSS
    • JS | jQuery | GIT | Gulp
  • Web Frameworks
    • Angular | Bootstrap | Foundation
    • WordPress (Theme Development)
  • Server Technology
    • Linux | Apache | MySQL | Terminal
  • Content Creation
    • Illustrator | Photoshop | InDesign
    • Microsoft Word | PowerPoint | Excel
  • Marketing
    • Google Analytics | AdWords
    • Mailchimp | SurveyMonkey

Professional Experience

Full Stack Web Developer & Graphic Designer

Thomson Instrument Company : 09/2010 - present

  • Design & code responsive website integrating with Acumatica ERP to allow customers to reorder products from existing quotes
    • Responsibility: Entirely accountable for design, code base, and UI & UX of project
    • Utilized: Bootstrap, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, SASS, jQuery, GIT, Gulp, Bcrypt, AJAX, and PHP cURL for Acumatica integration
    • Outcome: Reduced time for customer reorders and lightened workload for sales and customer service
  • Initiated & executed all aspects of company rebranding
    • Responsibility: Spearhead rebranding of company from logos and product photography to instructional illustrations and final print layout
    • Utilized: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign, Premier, and Microsoft Office 365
    • Outcome: Cohesive appearance in branding and company is now recognizable in the biotech community
  • Solely responsible for concept, design, & code of company website
    • Responsibility: Build a custom WordPress theme and incorporate a more user focus in the UI and UX to guide customers toward products offering relevant technical applications as needed
    • Utilized: PHP, CSS, SASS, GIT, Gulp, & Angular for on demand updates of product information on website
    • Outcome: Higher rate in conversions for quote and order request and increase in user understanding of product
  • Facilitate logistics of in-house print material with custom web application
    • Responsibility: Design & coded custom application with secure login for literature logistics in-house
    • Utilized: PHP, HTML, CSS, SASS, jQuery, MySQL, GIT, & Gulp
    • Outcome: Sales and warehouse can easily communicate which marketing materials are in stock and safe to use in trade shows and shipping to vendors or customers

Web Developer & Graphic Designer

AK illustrations (Freelance Business) : 06/2009 – 09/2010

  • Manage clients in various industries from start-ups to medical facilities
  • Employ PHP, HTML, CSS, & jQuery to build custom websites
  • Design and source print media for resale to clients

Production Manager & Graphic Designer

Tara Trades : 08/2005 – 06/2009

  • Consult on design, city code requirements, and cost of project with client
  • Maintain vendor accounts and manage material selection & purchase
  • Lead the design & manufacture of final product
  • Coordinate installations on site, and in house

Graphic Designer & Technical Illustrator

Hunter Legal Graphics : 10/2004 – 08/2008

  • Precise technical illustration for patent, mechanical, & medical clients
  • Discuss design and manufacturing concerns with clients

Education

Photography

Texas A&M University : Commerce, TX