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Skills

My core skills are:

  • Designing graphics for print or web with the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Designing WordPress themes for CMS use
  • Writing code and scripts by hand for websites and email
  • Consulting clients regarding web trends, marketing and business services
  • Sales & Client Development

Software & Platforms

Languages & Scripting

Hardware

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • WordPress
  • MS Office Suite
  • Web Dev Tools
  • QuickBooks
  • XHTML/HTML
  • CSS
  • JAVASCRIPT
  • DHTML
  • PHP
  • Digital cameras
  • Printers
  • Scanners
  • PC and MAC systems
  • Plotters

Work History

Lightfleet
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:April 2010 – Current
description:Lightfleet.com is a technology company based in Camas, Washington. They are developing the next generation of server innerconnects base on direct broadcast light. This technology removes all latency and bottlenecks between servers while saving energy and space. They have received front page coverage by cnet.com and other tier 1 print and online publications. This project was completed under a tight deadline
skills used:WORDPRESS, PHP, XHTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP and other web dev. tools
McCoy-Freeman Group, RE/MAX ELITE
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:September 2009 – Current
description:The McCoy-Freeman is the #1 Realty Team in Brevard County, Florida. The website required integration of a realty IDX MLS feed and styling widgets.
skills used:WORDPRESS, PHP, XHTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP and other web dev. tools
Bulbwired
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:July 2009 – Current
description:Bulbwired.com is a online marketing company specializing in social network marketing. Re-design bulbwired.com and design and develop wordpress blogs for them as well as setting up social network accounts and client training and support.
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, AWEBER, WORDPRESS and other web dev. tools
Alameda Carpet & Upholstery Cleaners
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:September 2009
description:Alameda Carpet and Upholstery Cleaners built their first website themselves and they were not happy with the conversion they were getting and so together we created a targeted design increase productivity of the website.
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR and other web dev. tools
Mountain Air Indoor
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:May 2009
description:Mountain Air Indoor specializes in organic, 100% natural mold remediation. The website was re-designed to give it a more modern feel.
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR and other web dev. tools
Bring Me A Pro
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:March 2009 – Current
description:Bring Me A Pro came to me with a half finished logo and from there the website, business cards and othe marketing materials we designed.
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, ACROBAT and other web dev. tools
PDX Enterprise Solution
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:February 2009
description:PDX Enterprise was a start-up of a client of mine. Website, business cards, letterhead, signage, promo products and marketing materials were developed to get this new business started on the path to success.
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, ACROBAT and other web dev. tools
Blitz Bar
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:October 2008
description:A designer friend of mine asked me to help him with this project. The site was integrated with a blogger account and Gallery 2.0 (image gallery module)
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, GALLERY 2.0, BLOGGER and other web dev. tools
Surf to Ski Retreats
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Independent Contractordate:October 2007 – March 2009
description:Surf to Ski Retreats is an online vacation rental directory and reservation website. 95% of the site was re-design. HTML newsletters as well as design and development of a wordpress blog. Designs for business cards, letterhead and marketing materials were also created. Sales and customer support we also major duties of the contract.
skills used:MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE, GOOGLE DOCS, PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, ACROBAT and other web dev. tools
Allied Power Products
job title:Graphic Designer/Web Designerwork type:Employeddate:July 2006 – November 2007
description:Allied Power is the parent of four companies and my duties required me to work within each one. On a daily basis Illustrator and Photoshop were use to design graphics for advertisements, decals, packaging, marketing materials and technical documents. Besides design task I also was heavily involved in sales, customer services and copy writing. The work required the ability to organize and prioritize tasks and meet strict and often short deadlines. As a licensee of Caterpillar Inc., one of my main responsibilities was to review for compliance and then to submit all materials to Caterpillar for approval.
skills used:MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE, PHP, HTML, CSS, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, ACROBAT and other web dev. tools
Compound Gallery
job title:Web Designer/Developerwork type:Employeddate:2004 – 2006
description:A very popular retail store and gallery in Downtown Portland, patronized my lead designers from Nike, Columbia, Adidas, Wieden Kennedy and many others. Currating art show, updating website, creating marketing collateral, photography and customer service were a major portion of tasks, but this was a do whatever needed to be done position requiring knowledge of all aspects of the business.
skills used:PHP, HTML, CSS, XSLT, XML, JAVASCRIPT, PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, ACROBAT, MICROSOFT OFFICE SUITE, OPEN OFFICE, FLASH and other web dev. tools

Other Past Clients

  • Mattress World
  • Genoa Restaurant
  • Bungee.com
  • Bellagios Pizza
  • Cascadia IT
  • Sk8house.com

Education

Multimedia / Web design, A.S., The Art Institute of Portland 2003