Résumé

SUMMARY

Detail-oriented and solutions-driven Web Designer/Developer with extensive programming and content management experience in all areas of front-end web and full-stack WordPress development, and eager to learn new skills and technologies to build modern websites with the latest features and best practices.

Core Competencies

Full-Stack WordPress Development | Web Development | Community Outreach | Customer Service | Educational Technology | Email Campaigns | Event Planning | Facebook Business Manager | Facebook Pages | FERPA | HIPAA | Social Media | Volunteer Management | Telecommunications | Internet Information Server (IIS) | Photography | Audio Production | Video Production/Conferencing/Editing | Youth Development | Systems Administration

Technical Skills

Adobe (After Effects, Audition, Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Premiere Pro) | AJAX | Apache | CSS | Google (AdSense, Analytics, Apps, Chrome, Gmail, Meet, Search Console, Tag Manager, Workspace) | HTML | JavaScript | jQuery | LAMP | Linux (CentOS/Debian) | Mailchimp | MariaDB | Microsoft Office | Moodle | MySQL | PHP | Skype | Twitter API | Windows | WordPress

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Wild Wolves LLC Minneapolis, Minnesota
12/2011 to Present
Web Development / Systems Administrator / Consultant / Owner

  • Provide full-stack web development and systems administration for nonprofits and individuals using eCommerce practices, design concepts and content management.
  • Performed front-end web development and coding working in PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Managed the complete software development process from conception to deployment, provided testing and feedback to clients.
  • Communicated plans and design direction with organization and communication leadership.
  • Provide customized direct IT support to nonprofit clients:
    • Arete Academy www.areteacademymn.org
      • Developed interactive WordPress website and companion site for summer camp registration.
      • Provided pro bono website hosting.
    • Climate Generation: A Will Steger Legacy www.climategen.org
      • Served as systems administrator for web hosting, WordPress, Moodle, Mailchimp, Google Workplace, and DigitalOcean droplets that reduced costs and improved website performance.
      • Prepared and managed content in WordPress CMS by working with Communications Manager.
    • East African Health Services www.eahsmn.org
      • Developed WordPress website and managed content as provided.
      • Acted as systems administrator for Google Workspace and Information Security consultant.
      • Developed fillable electronic PDF forms, lowering costs by reducing paper use.
    • Mobile Radio Engineering, Inc www.mobileradioeng.com
      • Developed website using WordPress CMS with the GeneratePress theme.
      • Ongoing maintenance and support by upgrading CMS and plugins as needed, ensuring website is up to date with security and performance patches.
    • Oasis Child and Family Services www.oascsmn.org
      • Developed website and managed content using WordPress CMS with GeneratePress theme.
      • Served as systems administrator for Google Workspace.

The Link Minneapolis, Minnesota
01/2008 to 09/2010
Administrative Assistant

  • Provided administrative support for 50+ employees, four locations, and agency revenues within administration, finance, development, and operations.
  • Developed and programmed Web-based database driven Intranet using HTML, CSS, and PHP.

University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota
09/2006 to 03/2007
Audio/Visual Technician – Academic Health Center Classroom Services

  • Worked as in-classroom technician for interactive technology classrooms providing technical support.
  • Maintained and operated audio and visual equipment in large auditoriums, setup and conducted sound checks.

Ruckus Interactive, LLC St. Paul, Minnesota
09/1999 to 10/2001
Web Development Engineer

  • Programmed website solutions using .ASP and MS SQL Server technologies, wrote quality, testable, and compliant code.
  • Worked closely with marketing project executive, General Mills Director of Technology, Betty Crocker Direct Marketing team lead, graphic designers, and copywriters.
  • Served as development team lead for brand name e-commerce solutions for Betty Crocker by leading a dynamic team in programming web applications based on Photoshop PSDs supplied by graphic design team.
  • Created an order export program with COBOL-formatted data files to interface with General Mills’ mainframe.

Microsoft MSN Sidewalk.com Minneapolis, Minnesota
03/1998 to 09/1999
Systems Administrator/Production Assistant

  • Maintained office network, working with network at 10 national offices, including computer networks and systems (software, mainframes, VPNs, routers, and other physical hardware).
  • Installed and configured network equipment to update or fix hardware or software issues.
  • Maintained e-newsletter mailing lists with over 1M subscriptions in proprietary, custom programmed database with web application for end users.
  • Processed audio and visual components for publication on an online editorial entertainment guide.
  • Developed front-end applications using .ASP and MS SQL, including a Holiday Gift Giving Guide and electronic Greeting Cards

University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota
09/1994 to 12/1997
Audio/Visual Technician (Academic Health Center)

  • Managed classroom and events with technology support and audio and visual needs.
  • Interactive TV Classroom technology operator for Academic Health Center classes

Computer Center Coordinator/Supervisor (Housing Services)

  • Oversaw technology needs and support for 8 residence halls’ computer facilities including PC/Mac desktops and printers.
  • As Supervisor, managed a team of 8 Computer Center Coordinators, providing training and guidance.
  • Assisted with software and hardware problems, printing support, and computer center maintenance.

EDUCATION

University of Minnesota Minneapolis, Minnesota 

  • Master of Education, Youth Development Leadership, 2018
  • Bachelor of Science, Theatre, Youth Studies, and Communication (Inter-College Program), 2012