Experience

Zooboing LLC

2004 – Present
Co-Owner/Web Designer/Developer

  • Currently working on multiple projects including responsive web build and graphic design for CPros Inc.
  • Designed and built new website for SportsPlan Studio.
  • Design print material graphics (posters, flyers, tickets, etc) for Ararat Shrine parties.
  • Producing graphic design work for several Ararat Shrine units/clubs.
  • Graphic design and web development for various clients.
  • Currently developing an e-commerce site for the 2020 Shriner Imperial Convention.
YRC Worldwide

2015 – 2016
Senior Application Analyst

  • Responsible for front-end design and implementation for two projects by utilizing custom bootstrap/angular widgets, angular.js and JSON api’s.
  • Became proficient in angular.js in under six months.
  • Created an angular common functions factory that is currently being used by three internal applications.
TEK Consultant – H&R Block

2014 – 2015
Front End Developer

  • Utilized programming skills on multiple projects to build responsive, interactive web pages for each marketing campaign.
  • Implemented a modularization standard to make re-use of common code easier.
  • Built a fully skinable, responsive, WCAG compliant captcha module based on the reCaptcha API.
  • Implemented a common scripts library, including standard Dreamweaver snippets.
TEK Consultant – Global Prairie

2014 – 2014
UX/UI Consultant

  • Analysed existing site Google Analytics reports and provided file naming, keyword and site restructuring recommendations based on my analysis of the reports.
  • Using MockFlow, I created static wireframes and semi-functional html for the rebuild of a current client site.
TEK Consultant – NAIC

2013 – 2014
UX/UI Consultant

  • Developed multiple new UX/UI semi-functional mockups in less than two months.
  • Utilized Lean UX principles to arrive at one fully developed and coded full- application prototype built in HTML, Bootstrap and JQuery.
TEK Consultant – Intouch

2013
Front End Developer

  • Built responsive, cross-platform compliant websites using HTML, JQuery and CSS3.
  • Assisted in formulating a set of standards for building a responsive website.
  • Utilized Photoshop to edit images/creative as requested, thus saving time on projects by not having to send the images to the Creative department for manipulation.
  • Built numerous HTML-based, cross-client compatible email documents for use primarily in Silverpop.
Consultant – VML

2010 – 2012
Interactive Web Developer

  • Developed responsive websites using HTML5, JQuery, and CSS3 for client company.
  • Utilized wireframes and sitemapping for a better overall experience on sites I built.
Consultant – Agrithority

2010 – 2010
Web Designer/Developer

  • Implemented a Joomla-based website for a client in two days utilizing MooTools and flash.
  • Edited and created print-ready documents in Adobe InDesign.
  • Created a flash-based website for use in kiosk.
Bensoft Inc.

2008 – 2009
Web Designer

  • Provided multiple UX/UI configurations for potential clients.
  • Used Photoshop documents and wireframes to build websites.
  • Designed and built Flash-based company holiday party e-card.
  • Performed content management duties, included writing content with SEO in mind, for client websites.
  • Designed, built, implemented and tracked the results of email campaigns for numerous clients.
  • Specifically requested by several clients for work on their projects.
Weyforth-Haas Marketing

2006 – 2008
Technical Producer

  • Translated interface specifications and page layout into InDesign templates and entering supporting data into a database to produce dynamic, interactive pages and high resolution PDF documents.
  • Built demo sites showcasing important functionality of proprietary program for potential clients.
  • Created and led two Flash training classes.
  • Designed and built Flash-based, company holiday e-game for clients.
  • Created and applied CSS standards to vanilla jsp pages for company intranet and external websites.
  • Created various html projects and images for company Special Events Committee events.
  • Redesigned look, feel, and functionality for a module of company's proprietary software.
  • Created CSS standards for next version release of the company's proprietary e-marketing software.
Rockhurst University Continuing Education Center

2006 – 2006

Web Marketing Specialist

  • Designed weekly email campaigns.
  • Coordinated communication efforts between the Product Sales division and Marketing division to improve product sales.
  • Designed 6 new On-Site Division client pages.
  • Designed 15 new landing pages for search-engine marketing efforts.
  • Worked as a part of a team responsible for search engine optimization of internal and client websites.
Grafton Staffing Inc.

1996 – 2006
Webmaster / Marketing Manager

  • Implemented highly successful marketing campaign involving betta fish that resulted in a 30% increase in the number of sales appointments the Sales Team members established.
  • Implemented an e-zine campaign with an opt-in only readership of over 8000 and a monthly average read rate of 49% and story click-through rate averaging 31%.
  • Directed a team in the redesign of the corporate website.
  • Composed all text and directed marketing efforts for new website.
  • Created attention getting web-based game and marketing effort for use by partner company, TalentSecure, at tradeshows. This is a NASCAR themed game designed to draw attention to the booth and engage audience in a semi-interactive event, allowing sales persons to mingle with potential clients and to create interest in the product.
  • Designed and produced direct marketing and sales materials.
  • Investigated and obtained office equipment that resulted in $4000 in initial savings and over $8000 per year in savings on printing costs.
  • Implemented use of corporate instant messaging system in 1995 resulting in improved productivity and communication between remote offices.
  • Maintained 50+ desktop systems in 3 states.