I'm an Ottawa based web designer & front-end developer who inspires, creates, and implements beauty through pixels.
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2008 - 2011 Humber College
- Gained a solid understanding of the process and development of various types of advertising campaigns from conceptual design to completion.
2006 - 2007 Humber College
- Solid understanding of design principles. Proficient with human computer interaction, usability testing, and prototyping.
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2014 - Present Senior Front End Developer
Sandbox Advertising Inc.
- Developed numerous campaign microsites for clients such as Molson Coors and H&R Block to deliver immersive single page app experiences created using numerous technology stacks built on top of AngularJS.
- Worked with a diverse team to oversee, plan, and develop larger website rebuilds using a .NET backend combined with an AngularJS front end to drive mobile-friendly responsive and snappy user interfaces that helped drive sales.
- Responsible for the implementation and maintaining of custom analytics tracking and A/B testing campaigns for small to large websites and dynamic API driven applications.
2011 - 2014 Creative Designer & Developer
Mouth Media Inc.
- Responsible for the design and front-end development for mobile first responsive websites, responsive email campaigns and social media campaigns.
- Oversaw project management duties from start to finish for simple websites to complex web applications and e-commerce solutions.
- Designed, developed and implemented custom Wordpress themes while providing training to clients.
- Responsible for client technical support and training for custom built CMS solutions.
- Created and maintained custom front-end development frameworks for numerous types of projects for other team members.
- Responsible for researching and educating fellow team members in the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and when working with government or larger companies in which require level A or AA accessibility standards.
2005 - Present Web, Mobile, UI + UX, Graphic, Print
Freelance Web Designer & Developer
- Designed and front-end developed numerous projects using today's web standards from standard static websites to full blown interactive web applications.
- Responsible for the wire-framing and conceptual thought process behind meaningful and practical user experiences.
- Responsible for production art, layout, creative direction, brand identity and print/advertising design.
- Created unique responsive email campaigns for Mailchimp including RSS-to-Email campaigns.
2009 - 2010 Web & Graphic Designer
WebTech Dezine Inc.
- Worked in-depth with real estate agents and offices from around the Greater Toronto Area to develop branding and personal identity for a strong web and social media presence.
- Worked with a custom CMS to provide themes that fit the brand developed for each agent or office.
- Responsible for providing technical support to agents who had a custom built web template including back-end program support and special requests.
- Responsible for creating advertising flyers, web banners, email campaigns and graphic design elements for WebTech Dezine Inc.
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Design & Development Proficiency
- Responsive mobile first web design and development
- Responsive Email campaigns
- Wordpress & CMS management/implementation, design and development
- Logo & brand identity design
- E-commerce & web application front-end design and development
- Mobile web application user interface design and front-end development
- Project management and business development
- Custom application framework development and management
- Apple (Mac OSX, iOS 5+)
- Microsoft (Windows 7, 8, 8.1, RT)
- Google (Android 4.0+, Chrome OS)
- Linux (Ubuntu)
- Adobe Creative Suite & Cloud (CS6 - Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Dreamweaver)
- Sublime Text 2 & 3, Coda
- Transmit, Codekit, Github, MAMP
- Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Opera, IE 8-11, iOS 5+, Android 4.0+
- CPanel & WHM Manager, MySQL & PHPMyAdmin, Computer Diagnostics & Repair, Network & IT Troubleshooting, Microsoft Word / Excel / Powerpoint
- Responsive mobile first design & development
- Social media design and development (Facebook campaigns, Twitter branding)
- Mobile testing environments: Android 4.0+, iOS 5+, Opera, Windows 8 RT