Web Designer / WP Theme Creator

  • Company Name: Self-employed
  • Dates Employed: Apr 2002 – Present
  • Employment Duration: 18 yrs 6 mos
  • Location: Fayetteville, North Carolina Area

I help companies grow their revenue through customer stories, personalized copy, UX web design, and user testing.

Website Speed Optimization

  • Company Name: ClikTru.com
  • Dates Employed: Dec 2015 – Current
  • Employment Duration: 4 yrs
  • Location: Nassau, Delaware

Clik Tru is an Internet marketing company for Lawyers. While on contract, my primary job was to improve the speed of their numerous client websites and help pass the Google Page Speed test. My job involved moving JS to the bottom of the page, inlining CSS, and a ton of server and WordPress development. You can see how I did it in my article attached. How to speed up WordPress and pass the Google Page Speed TestHow to speed up WordPress and pass the Google Page Speed Test

Web Designer / Frontend Developer

  • Company Name: Spaulding for Children
  • Dates Employed: Jun 2013 – Apr 2015
  • Employment Duration: 1 yr 11 mos
  • Location: Southfield, Michigan

Design and development for large informational websites & intranets for an adoption resource provider. Duties: Non-responsive website new design and coding on WordPress. Integrated a home page slider, company intranet, chat, forum, custom built advanced query search for various custom post types. Used ACF to expand field data for various custom post types. (remote)

Frontend Web Developer

  • Company Name: Studio 7
  • Dates Employed: Jun 2011 – Apr 2015
  • Employment Duration: 3 yrs 11 mos
  • Location: Ferndale, Michigan

My primary job was to convert website concepts into working PHP websites or WordPress themes. Cross-browser compliant, responsive. (remote)

Web / Email Designer / Developer

  • Company Name: Gallery C
  • Dates Employed: Apr 2013 – Apr 2014
  • Employment Duration: 1 yr 1 mo
  • Location: Raleigh North Carolina

Website maintenance, email campaign design. I worked onsite for 1 year and now I design monthly email campaigns offsite.

Volunteer (Computer Literacy Teacher)

  • Company Name: Capuchin Soup Kitchen
  • Dates Employed: Dec 2009 – Feb 2010
  • Employment Duration: 3 mos
  • Location: Detroit Michigan

Created and taught computer literacy courses. Helped visitors create resumes and do job searches. This was rewarding as I got to see people find jobs and become computer literate.

Education

  • College for Creative Studies
    Field Of Study: Illustration, Digital Design, Fine Art
    Dates attended or expected graduation:  – 
  • Denby High School
    Degree Name: Diploma
    Field Of Study: General Studies, Art
    Dates attended or expected graduation:  – 

Volunteer Experience

  • Teacher
    Company Name: Capuchin Soup Kitchen
    Dates volunteered: Nov 2010 
    Volunteer duration: 1 mo
    Cause: Education
    I designed and taught computer literacy courses for men 18-60+