Creative web designer/developer with 20 years experience designing, implementing, and updating e-commerce, corporate, international, educational, and non-profit web sites. Proven ability to work quickly and efficiently to meet tight deadlines.
and CSS compatibility
Web page design, layout, navigation, and usability
employing user experience best practices
Front-end integration with a variety of back-end systems
Release systems, including revision control, development
environments, and staging servers
Graphic design for web pages, logos, images, flyers,
paper/pdf forms, and more
Content management system (CMS) installation, configuration,
and creation of custom actions based on client needs
HTML, XHTML, HTML 5
CSS, SASS, Compass, Sylus
Ruby, Rails, Heroku
Perl, Mason/mod_perl, Embperl
MODx CMS (Evolution & Revolution)
Apache htaccess & server-side includes (SSI)
Working knowledge of UNIX (FreeBSD, Linux/Ubuntu, Sun Solaris)
Experience with Windows
Jan. 2002 - Present
Web Designer / Developer, Independent Consultant
(Floating Sheep Studios),
San Francisco Bay Area (East Bay), CA
Design logos and web sites from conceptual ideas to finished graphic products
Help clients to better understand what they want from their websites
Recommend the best and most economical course of action for a variety of situations
Install and configure CMS with custom templates and coding to meet specific client needs
Implement back-end and database interaction as needed
July 1998 - Nov. 2001
Web Designer, Datamain/Euphorion, Inc., Milpitas, CA
Reduced new web page creation time by developing HTML templates and using server-side includes.
Designed interface and specified functionality for client extranet.
Developed new automated release systems for client websites.
Integrated numerous front-end graphic designs with various back-end systems.
Provided recommendations to improve usability after evaluating design and navigation of client websites.
Upgraded, operated, and maintained the Haas Sun Solaris web server and helped Haas system users and others with their questions and problems. Also continued to create and update web pages and graphics for the main Haas website and various sub-sites.
Answered or correctly routed all email sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Helped users with CGI script problems.
Automated monthly web server log rotation and analysis.
Evaluated new web servers to identify upgrade candidates.
Dog and cat training;
competing and earning titles with dogs in obedience, rally, nose work, parkour, tricks, and other sports;
arts (e.g., painting, drawing) and crafts (e.g., paracord/fleece weaving/knotting, origami);
reading books; and