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Web Designer - Web Coordinator/Manager - WordPress

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Summary

I live in Seattle, Washington and I've been building websites since 1997.

I build simple, smart, affordable, responsive, user-focused web sites.

Broad range of web experience and skills.

Artist in many media.

Qualifications

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



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.
  • Work with vendors. Drupal CMS

March 2013 - present

Associate Student Adviser (Digital primarily)

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

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.
  • Portfolio: DESIGN.FOCUSDESIGN.COM/ART


Education


  • Bellevue Community College. Bellevue, WA. 1996-7.
    Web design, networking courses.
  • Manchester Community College. Manchester, CT.
    A.A. (Medical Laboratory Technology)

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