Resume

Experienced web designer/developer, specializing in front-end development. Experienced with all stages of the development cycle for dynamic web projects, from initial design thru implementation. Well-versed in numerous programming languages, including JavaScript, SQL and HTML. Strong background in project planning. Adept at working directly with clients and user groups.

Experience

Web Developer

DaySpring Cards

March 2017 – Present
Siloam Springs, Ark.

Software designer/ developer & Project manager

The Belford Group

January 2011 – March 2017
Fayetteville, Ark.

  • Responsible for creating and maintaining the web presence of multiple clients
  • Developed project concepts and maintain optimal workflow
  • Captured and analyzed a client’s needs, applied learnings to the design and development of chosen solution, coordinated with clients on proposed changes
  • Provided design and development on custom database-driven software applications
  • Conducted quality assurance tests to discover errors and optimize usability
  • Specialized in church, medical and parks and recreation department websites
  • Created documentation on software applications, and internal processes, for use by project team members and clients
  • Identified work tasks and due dates, assign to team members, oversaw scheduling of project milestones
  • Trained new team members on software team processes, standards and procedures

Projects

Sales Associate

Kohls

August 2010 – December 2010
Champaign, Ill.

  • Assisted customers

Cybereducation Intern

National Center for Supercomputing Applications

March 2010 – December 2010
Urbana, Ill.

  • Designed and developed new Web sites for the Illini Girls Engaged in Math and Science (GEMS) and the Institute for Chemistry Literacy through Computation Science (ICLCS) programs in Joomla.
  • Maintained the ICLCS Moodle and monthly newsletter for participants.
  • Helped to organize the Illini GEMS 2010 summer workshop on biodiversity for middle-school girls.
  • Designed the GEMS logo.

Projects

Junior Web developer

ApexCCTV

December 2008 – December 2009
Allen, Texas

  • Responsible for photographing and listing new products online, and maintaining the product catalog.
  • Responsible for link building and developing product keywords for Search Engine Optimization (SEO).
  • Wrote blog articles on CCTV and security cameras.
  • Wrote documentation on internal processes.

Student Intern

University of Arkansas Office of Admissions

August 2007 – May 2008
Fayetteville, Ark.

  • Wrote and edited information, content, and design for admissions Web site and print publications.

Education

University of Arkansas

August 2003 – May 2008
Fayetteville, Ark.

  • Bachelor of Science, Architectural Studies
  • Bachelor of Art, Journalism – Concentration in news editorial

Recognitions

  • Graduated May 10, 2008 with Distinction
  • GPA: 3.546
  • Fall 2007 Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List
  • Spring 2006 Fulbright College of Arts and Sciences Dean’s List

Activities

  • Study abroad spring 2007: completed one semester of study in Rome, Italy

University of Arkansas

Spring 2011
Fayetteville, Ark.

Continuing education

  • Arkansas History, Essentials of Literacy and Literacy Assessment, and Interventions in the Classroom

Exams

  • Praxis I:
    • Reading – 184
    • Writing – 179
    • Math – 176
  • Praxis II:
    • Middle School Content Knowledge – 176

Collin College

Fall 2008 – Spring 2009
Plano, Texas

Continuing education

  • Marketing principles, Digital photography, Basic and Intermediate Computer-Aided Drafting

Skills

Programming Languages

  • HTML 100%
  • CSS 100%
  • VBScript 45%
  • Javascript/jQuery 15%

Content Management Systems

  • WordPress 100%
  • Joomla 40%
  • DNN5 & 6 45%
  • Moodle 15%

Frameworks

  • Bootstrap 50%

Tools

  • Microsoft Office 95%
  • Adobe CS5 50%
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 25%
  • SQL Server Management Studio 25%
  • IIS 7 10%

Operating Systems

  • Mac 100%
  • Windows 100%

Strengths

  • Analytical, Problem Solving, Detailed Oriented
  • Organizational and Time Management Skills
  • Planning and completing project tasks in a timely fashion
  • Works well under pressure to meet deadlines
  • Verbal and written communication; Documentation
  • Comfortable working independently and as a team member
  • Training and mentoring new team members
  • Quick learner

Girl Scouts

  • Member for 25 years; Lifetime Member
  • Girl Scout Gold Award Recipient
  • Girl Scout Silver Award Recipient
  • Junior Troop Leader during the 2012-2013 academic school year
  • Brownie Troop Co-Leader during the 2007-2008 academic school year
  • During summers of 2005 – 2007, volunteered at a Girl Scout Day Camp in Milwaukee, Wisc., assisting the director, and planning and leading activities for girls ages nine to 15.

My Strengths

Strengths Finder

  1. Empathy
  2. Learner
  3. Intellection
  4. Responsibility
  5. Maximizer