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skillset

HTML, CSS, SASS/SCSS, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, Bootstrap

education

University of Central Florida - Orlando, Florida
Bachelor of Arts in Digital Media: Web Design, 2008-2012

experience

Chattanooga Times Free Press, September 2013 - present
UI/UX Designer

Designing and marking-up web pages and layout concepts with user experience in mind

  • Designing and mocking-up pages in Adobe Photoshop
  • Creating both hi-fi and lo-fi prototypes for departments based on designs ranging from static image-based websites to fully-interactive prototypes showcasing site functionality
  • Marking-up designs to full HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • Implementing design into PHP pages

Factory eStores, October 2012 - December 2012 [internship]
Web Development and Design

Coded and helped design pages and layout concepts for use on a Magento eCommerce site including but not limited to:

  • A product coupon page utilizing jQuery animations and database calls to pull and sort coupon information from a database via on-click AJAX calls
  • A Black Friday sales landing page utilizing a jQuery countdown and an e-mail form submission via AJAX call
  • A prototype page for a product manufacturers' page utilizing jQuery sliders and database calls to retrieve information about the manufacturers and dynamically print the data into their appropriate fields on the page based on the page URL
  • A back-end admin control panel for the prototype product manufacturers' page which allowed users with the proper credentials to add, edit, and delete manufacturer data from the database through a user-friendly interface
  • Writing and editing back-end code for modules for use in a Magento eCommerce site
  • Helped optimize pages for SEO and increased conversion rates
Original photo by GarnetJ used under the Creative Commons license