On contract to:New Valley Media, March 2014-CurrentScribblefish Media, November 2015-October 2016
Double Prime, April 2012-February 2013
Drupal Connect, January-July 2012, March 2013-June 2014
Development, maintenance and updates of custom themes for Drupal 7 web projects as part of a cross-functional development team. Primary tasks include, site-building using Drupal core and modules/plug-ins, customization of PHP-based templates, coding CSS2/CSS3, development of jQuery scripts and/or implementation of jQuery plugins with appropriate scripts, dissecting PSD files when provided or exactly duplicating existing sites for platform upgrade projects, application of typography and color standards.
Examples of completed projects for which I was the lead developer and/or themer:
Front-end development for high-traffic ecommerce site as part of a large cross-functional development team. Primary tasks included administrative UX customization, develop and customize templates for public-facing pages, updates to AJAX integration using product data feed, debugging integration of Perl templates into PHP-based CMS. Most interesting project: fully responsive implementation of the video player on this page: http://www.cremedelamer.com/heritage .
Number of total projects to which I’ve contributed: 23 and counting.
Customization of front-end user interface / themes for Drupal 6 web projects of varying size, from small mini-sites to large websites, plus several Java-based websites. Work in agile development environment using SCRUM methodology, participating in 4-6 teams concurrently. Contributed to porting several JSP sites to Drupal platform. Primary tasks include customization/ownership of CSS2/CSS3 coding, dissecting PSD files for sliced images, typography and color standards, editing PHP-based templates, guiding developers in proper HTML/DOM formation for optimal CSS structure, coding basic jQuery scripts and/or implementation of plugins, svn management of theme directories.
Site themes that I maintained/contributed to (order based on the level of work/most current projects; linked sites still use code that I wrote):
saveur.com (JSP site)
(non-Drupal PHP, launched October 2011)
Maintain vBulletin forums for most Bonnier sites
http://yoursphere.com: Launch/development team member for social networking site. Project management and quality control; interface between management and technical team; on-page styling using CSS and graphics; Google Analytics integration; user training and support; documentation of functionality for site users and administrators.
Public and members-only web site for national professional association. Project management; CMS installation and configuration; custom theme and graphic development; implementation of user access control to protected content; integration of ecommerce; converted stand-alone Access database into an interactive online membership database/portal. (The site that I developed is no longer online. Archived:http://web.archive.org/web/20060202162017/http://nationalhumanservices.o...)
Web designer and writer for department web sites. Developed using proprietary content management system. Relevance to current work: Hand-coded HTML and CSS. (The site that I developed is no longer online. )
Web site for statewide trade association. Developed using FrontPage. Relevance to current work: HTML coding; project management; content organization. (The site that I developed is no longer online. Archived:http://web.archive.org/web/20010925053751/http://www.trva.org/ .)
Web site for statewide professional association. First developed as HTML hand-coded, then converted to FrontPage. Relevance to current work: HTML coding; content organization and management. (The site that I developed is no longer online.)
Bachelor of Arts Degree, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.
Major in journalism, minor in political science.
Texas teacher certification, Kindergarten-Grade 6. Qualified for certification in secondary speech and journalism.