Resume


SENIOR UI / UX SPECIALIST

An experienced Senior UI/UX Specialist, having worked with multiple languages, on multiple platforms, and across multiple industries, I have a passion for beautifully designed, and thoughtfully developed websites and applications, and take a special interest in ADA compliance and utilizing best practices while coding.


KEY AREAS OF TECHNICAL EXPERTISE

  • HTML (HTML5)
  • CSS (incl. Less, Sass)
  • JavaScript (incl. ES6, jQuery)
  • ADA WCAG 2.1 AA Compliance
  • Full Scale Web App Development
  • Mobile App Development
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Technical Documentation
  • Technical Training

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Company Name Redacted – Remote

September 2022 – Present

Senior UI/UX Specialist

Leading a diverse team of distributed and international UI developers, while spearheading new COMPANY initiatives. Focusing on clean design, accessibly interfaces, and the best user experience possible. Primarily utilizing WordPress, as well as custom-built applications.


Company Name Redacted – Remote

July 2021 – June 2022

Frontend Developer, eCommerce; UX Designer

Used Salesforce Marketing Cloud, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, to deploy and develop marketing materials, such as email campaigns, for various brands under the COMPANY umbrella.

  • Addressed litigation concerns surrounding the WCAG 2.1 AA ADA compliance of more than 30 brands under the COMPANY umbrella; Authored a proposal to Senior Leadership regarding potential solutions; Conducted a formal ADA audit of all brand websites; Carried out necessary development and design related updates; Confirmed all sites to be ADA Compliant to WCAG 2.1 AA standards.
  • Utilized UX Design skills, using programs such as Adobe Photoshop and Sketch, to assist the Head of User Experience in completing a series of wireframes, mockups, and full designs, for a company-wide initiative to revitalize the web presence of brands under the COMPANY umbrella.
  • Collaborated with Senior Leadership, and Product Owners, to plan the design and development of a new corporate website; Assisted in the design of the website, giving feedback on technical feasibility; Leveraged the WordPress platform, using PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript to develop the new corporate website, to the design specifications agreed upon.

Company Name Redacted – Remote, Contract

July 2021 – November 2021

Frontend Developer, eCommerce; UX Designer

Developed and designed an eCommerce website.

  • Collaborated with a team of in-house developers and designers, as well as outside agency partners, to develop and deploy the new COMPANY eCommerce website, serving the United States and Canadian markets.
  • Leveraged Salesforce Commerce Cloud experience to help develop and troubleshoot ahead of deployment.

Company Name Redacted – Remote, Contract

June 2021 – August 2021

Lead Frontend Developer, eCommerce; UX Designer

Analyzed options for integrating the COMPANY subscription platform with Salesforce Commerce Cloud. 

  • Worked closely with Senior Leadership to develop strategic plans around this initiative.

Company Name Redacted – Remote, Contract

February 2021 – June 2021

Frontend Developer, eCommerce; UX Designer

Maintained eCommerce sites on both the COMPANY platform, and on traditional SFRA.

  • Utilized the custom, in-house COMPANY platform to develop eCommerce sites for a wide range of clients, ensuring faster implementation, and a cost-effective state-of-the-art experience which allows for full customization for clients.

Company Name Redacted – Remote

November 2020 – May 2021

Lead Frontend Developer, eCommerce; UX Designer

Maintained a portfolio of seven websites on the Salesforce Commerce Cloud platform.

  • Designed and developed a custom Intranet for internal use.
  • Designed and developed an internal Order Management application using .NET/C#, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as leveraging the .NET UI framework Blazor.

Company Name Redacted – Metro Detroit Area

September 2018 – November 2020

Lead Frontend Developer, Salesforce; UX Designer

Oversaw frontend development within the internal Salesforce team, eventually growing the team to include three junior frontend developers, for whom I oversaw training, mentorship, and select aspects of performance review.

  • Completed Frontend Development for various client- and public-facing projects, serving more than 60,000 CLIENTS nationwide, including: PROGRAMS REDACTED.
  • Personally selected by Senior Leadership to participate in the IT Leadership Training Program, and the company-wide Leadership Training Program.
  • Established internal Communities of Practice for Frontend Development Standards, and Web Accessibility Standards.

Company Name Redacted – Remote

September 2017 – September 2018

Frontend Developer, Generalist; UX Designer

Served as the Primary Developer for several projects.

  • Collaborated with a nationally distributed team to design, develop, and deploy microsites for CLIENT, using the Handlebars.JS templating engine.
  • Worked with a team to develop a website for a highly publicized CAMPAIGN, which helped CLIENT to regain consumer trust.

Company Name Redacted – Metro Detroit Area

July 2016 – August 2017

Full Stack Developer, WordPress; UX Designer

Served as a Full Stack Developer, specializing in PHP and custom WordPress Theme and Plugin development.

  • Primary Developer for a custom intranet and internal HR portal for CLIENT.
  • Led an internal brand audit, and established and led the Internal Marketing Committee.

ADDITIONAL RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

Company Name Redacted – Metro Detroit Area

October 2014 – June 2016

Applications Engineer, Intern


Various Private Clients – Remote

June 2015 – January 2019

Digital Solutions Consultant


FORMAL EDUCATION

University Name Redacted

Anticipated, May 2024

Bachelor of Science


University Name Redacted

No Degree

Computer Science Coursework


PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Company Name Redacted – Metro Detroit Area

Completed, 2020

Company-wide Leadership Training Program

Company-wide Leadership Training Program. Personally selected by Senior Leadership.


Company Name Redacted – Metro Detroit Area

Completed, 2019

IT Leadership Training Program

Leadership Training Program within the IT Department. Personally selected by Senior Leadership.


OTHER EXPERIENCE

Company Name Redacted – Michigan

October 2022 – Present

Patient Care Technician, Neurosurgery

Serving as a Patient Care Technician on the Neurosurgery and Neurology ward of a major hospital.

  • Assisting nurses and doctors where needed.
  • Checking patient vitals, including Blood Pressure, Heart Rate, and Oxygen Levels.
  • Monitoring food and liquid intake.
  • Overseeing patient medications.
  • Transporting patients to imaging suites, when necessary.

Crisis Text Line – Remote

June 2022 – Present

Crisis Counselor

Serving as a Crisis Counselor, available remotely for those who are actively in crisis.

  • Answering texts from people in crisis, bringing them from a hot moment, to a cool calm, through active listening, collaborative problem solving, and safety planning.

VACCINATION STATEMENT

I am fully vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19.


COMPETENCIES

Self Assessed Skill Level:          B — Beginner          I — Intermediate          A — Advanced          E — Expert

 

Technical

  • .NET B
  • A/B Testing I
  • ADA Compliance A
  • Apex (Salesforce) I
  • ASP.NET B
  • AutoCAD A
  • AWS B
  • Bootstrap Framework A
  • C# B
  • C++ B
  • CSS – CSS3, Less, Sass E
  • Cloud Computing A
  • Command Line A
  • Data Analysis I
  • Debugging I
  • Git A
  • Github A
  • Grunt A
  • Gulp A
  • HTML – HTML5 E
  • IBM SPSS Statistics I
  • Java B
  • JavaScript – ES6, jQuery A
  • JS Libraries – Angular, React, Vue I
  • LaTeX B
  • npm I
  • PHP – Laravel, WordPress A
  • Python I
  • SaaS I
  • SEO Optimization A
  • SQL I
  • WCAG 2.1 Compliance A
  • Webpack I

Design and Marketing

  • Adobe Illustrator A
  • Adobe Photoshop A
  • Adobe Premiere Pro A
  • Adobe XD A
  • Data Visualization I
  • Figma I
  • Graphic Design A
  • Sketch A
  • User Experience Design A
  • User Testing and Research I
  • Video Production I
  • Wireframing A

Business

  • Agile A
  • Confluence A
  • Jira A
  • Kanban I
  • Microsoft Excel A
  • Microsoft OneNote I
  • Microsoft Outlook A
  • Microsoft PowerPoint A
  • Microsoft Teams A
  • Microsoft Word A
  • Salesforce Commerce Cloud A
  • Salesforce Community Cloud I
  • Salesforce Einstein Analytics I
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud A
  • Salesforce Sales Cloud I
  • Salesforce Service Cloud I
  • Scrum A
  • Slack A
  • Technical Writing A
  • Trello A
  • Webex A

Core

  • Active Listening A
  • Adaptability A
  • Attention to Detail A
  • Client Service I
  • Collaboration A
  • Conflict Resolution A
  • Creativity A
  • Critical Thinking A
  • Customer Service I
  • Delegation A
  • Dependability A
  • Detail Oriented E
  • Effective Communication A
  • Empathy A
  • Flexibility A
  • Integrity A
  • Interpersonal Communication A
  • Leadership I
  • Mentorship I
  • Note Taking A
  • Open-Minded A
  • Organization A
  • Patience A
  • Process Improvement A
  • Process Streamlining A
  • Problem Solving A
  • Project Planning I
  • Requirements Analysis I
  • Research A
  • Self-Direction A
  • Team Building I
  • Teamwork A
  • Time Management A
  • Willingness to Learn E
  • Work Ethic E
  • Written Communication A

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