Web Designer

Resume

 

Summary

  • I live in Seattle, Washington and I've been building websites since 1997.
  • I build simple, smart, affordable, responsive, useable web sites.
  • Broad range of web experience and skills.
  • Artist in many media.
  • Previous experience as Medical Laboratory Technologist.

 

Qualifications

CSS/CSS3, HTML/HTML5, responsive design, mobile, graphics, design, WordPress, Drupal, PHP, JavaScript, jQuery, database integration, marketing, site architecture, wire frames, SEO

 

Experience

August 2014 - present

Web Coordinator

The Center for Children with Special Needs. Seattle Children's Hospital.
Seattle, Washington

  • Web Coordinator : cshcn.org
  • Maintain, update, content edit, Google Analytics.
  • Drupal CMS

March 2013 - present

Associate Student Adviser

The Evergreen State College. Olympia, Washington

January 2007 - September 2012

Web Designer / Developer / Graphic Design / Project Manager

McLean Media. Based at Nashua Telegraph Newspaper, Hudson, New Hampshire

  • Designed, built, updated all 15-20 of company sites including 4 newspapers, magazine sites and numerous other sub sites.
  • Initiated usability testing and enhanced site design/redesign workflow process/documentation.
  • Consulted with publication managers/editors to determine needs, site design, usability issues and site construction.
  • Assessed customer needs, built wireframes, conducted user testing for the purposes of building sites with CSS/XHTML/HTML5/CCS3, JavaScript, jQuery and integrated CMS (Saxo, DTI).
  • Primary responsibility for designing, architecture, planning, documentation, graphics, coding and usability testing on all sites.
  • Acted as resource, advisor, CMS tutor.
  • Researched new technologies and tools.

Feb 2002-December 2006

Medical Laboratory Technologist / ER Tech

York Hospital. York, Maine

After Instruction Set (below) closed I returned to working in health care.

November 1998-May 2001

Web Designer / Web Producer

Instruction Set, Inc. Natick, Massachusetts

  • Part of four-person team that created online-learning technical training courses.
  • Used CSS, XHTML, JavaScript, Macromedia Director.
  • Redesigned company website.
  • Created, maintained company intranet.
  • Worked in Digital and Marketing departments.
  • Company closed in 2001.

Artist

  • Experienced in a wide range of media including digital art, assemblage, public art, photography, installation, painting, video, music, motorcycles.
  • Resident artist for 2 years at community center in Seattle working primarily with children of all ages.
  • design.focusdesign.com/art

Education

Bellevue Community College. Bellevue, WA. 1996-7.

Web design, networking courses.

Manchester Community College. Manchester, Connecticut

A.A. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

 

Contact

Web designer

Web Producer

WordPress

Marketing


Portfolio

cshcn

Center for Children with Special Needs

2014. I work as the Web Coordinator on site at Seattle Children's Hospital.

What I do: Manage all aspects of site including content, updates. Drupal CMS.

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NHMagazine

NHMagazine

New Hampshire Magazine website. McLean affiliate. Acts as a guide to living in New Hampshire.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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NHBR

NHBR

New Hampshire Business Review website. McLean affiliate. NH's primary business publication, with a print edition reaching more than 50,000 readers.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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Nashua Telegraph

Nashua Telegraph

Main New Hampshire newspaper website

What I did: Assisted with design, site structure, HTML5/CSS3, integrated CMS, graphics.

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KAOS radio

KAOS Radio Station

Evergreen College Radio

What I did: Redesigned, WordPress.

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Herdlein Art

Herdlein Art Portfolio Site

My art portfolio site. I've worked in a wide range of media.

What I did: All

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In Progress

Site in Progress

2014. Client site. WordPress Site.

What I did: Redesigned existing site. Modified WP framework theme.

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New Hampshire Bride Magazine

New Hampshire Bride Magazine

NH Bride Magazine website. McLean affiliate.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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Sacred Day Weddings

Sacred Day Weddings

2013. Seattle client site. WordPress Site.

What I did: Redesigned existing site. Modified WP framework theme.

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Courier Express

TheCourierExpress.com

Pennsylvania local newspaper. McLean affiliate.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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Adventure 5k

Adventure 5k

NH.com event site. Built for marketing and sales department. Single page site.

What I did: Design, site structure, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

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NH.com

NH.com

NH.com is the one of NH's largest online hubs. McLean affiliate. Large site with extensive listings of all kinds and serves a large user base.

What I did: Design, site structure, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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Thomas Johnston Artist Portfolio

Thomas Johnston Artist Portfolio

2013. Client site. WordPress Site.

What I did: Redesigned existing site. Modified WP framework theme.

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Primal Boston Fitness

Primal Boston Fitness

2012. Client site. WordPress Site. Boston area fitness business.

What I did: Redesigned existing site. Modified WP framework theme.

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GetHomesNH

GetHomesNh.com

Telegraph real estate site.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates. Site is no longer live.

Telegraph Digital Marketing Services

Telegraph Digital Marketing Services

Telegraph site. Built for marketing and sales department. Single page site.

What I did: Design, site structure, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates. Note: Site has been changed since I built it.

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ClermontNewsLeader.com

ClermontNewsLeader.com

McLean affiliate. Websites for a set of 5 publications based in Florida.

What I did: Design, site structure, HTML5/CSS3, jQuery, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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Nashua Telegraph Media Kit

Nashua Telegraph Media Kit

Nashua Telegraph Media Kit

What I did: Idea, Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

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newsletters

HTML Newsletters

I built a number of HTML newsletters for the Telegraph and for their advertisers.

Example: St. Joseph’s Hospital

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Cabinet

Cabinet.com

McLean affiliate. Set of newspapers that cover various local towns.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

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Classifieds NH

Classifieds NH

Telegraph affiliate.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

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New Hampshire Home Magazine

New Hampshire Home

New Hampshire Home Magazine web site. McLean affiliate.

What I did: Design, site structure, XHTML/CSS, integrated CMS, graphics, worked with principals, maintenance and updates.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. Some formatting/design may have changed.

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Parenting NH

Parenting NH magazine website. McLean affiliate.

What I did: Structure, worked with principals, design, customized Ning site.

Note: McLeans sold many of their properties and sites had a new CMS installed. This site is no longer a Ning site.

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westport

WestPort by the Sea

2013. Client site. WordPress Site.

What I did: Structured content. Design. WordPress.

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art

Impossibilism in Motion

2013 online art project of mine.

What I did: All

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Telegraph Neighbors

Telegraph Neighbors

Telegraph-related hyper-local news and resource site for Southern New Hampshire by the Telegraph. Site is no longer live.

Instruction Set

Instruction Set

I worked for a web-based training company, Instruction Set, Inc., from 1998 to 2001. I built/designed the company website intranet, and numerous client sites. I also did client interface design, banner ads, emailers, and marketing/sales related projects such as a marketing/sales extranet. Company closed in 2001.

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