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Technical Skills

  • Proficient in HTML, XHTML, CSS
  • Experienced with Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, and FrontPage
  • Experienced with content management systems such as WordPress and Ektron
  • Experienced with WordPress template development
  • Experienced with the DirectAdmin website control panel
  • Proficient with various web browsers, FTP clients, and text editors for Windows and Linux
  • Proficient with Windows, UNIX, and Linux, and experienced with Mac OS X
  • Familiar with PHP, JavaScript, Java, C, and C++
  • Able to quickly learn new programming or scripting languages
  • Strong writing skills

Experience

Web Content Coordinator — November 2009
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., Boxborough, MA (through Aquent, Boston, MA)

  • Migrated content from the company's old intranet site to a newer site running on a different platform
  • Uploaded documents and linked to them from the relevant pages

Freelance Web Developer — May 2009
Tippingpoint Labs, Newton, MA (through Digital People, Boston, MA)

  • Assisted in the development of a new website for Tippingpoint Labs' client
  • Translated Photoshop compositions into HTML and CSS, focusing primarily on modular sections of various pages

Interim Webmaster — January to April 2009
Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA (through Digital People, Boston, MA)

  • Updated content in various sections of the college's current website
  • Uploaded documents as needed
  • Ensured that content changes made by Contribute users were uploaded to the live site
  • Performed ongoing edits and additions to the site's CSS files as needed

Contract Web Producer — October to December 2008
The MathWorks, Natick, MA (through Aquent, Boston, MA)

  • Formatted HTML emails for marketing campaigns related to seminars, webinars, conferences and other events
  • Developed and maintained web pages for events, including both static pages and pages generated via the content management system used for sections of the site
  • Provided updates to event listings on the MathWorks websites, including international sites
  • Developed pages with content in languages such as German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Chinese and Korean

Web Developer — July to September 2008
Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA (through Digital People, Boston, MA)

  • Migrated content from old website into new site design
  • Edited and reorganized content, prepared images and documents for inclusion on site, and changed filenames to match new filename conventions
  • Reworked some sections to fit into the new site
  • Edited HTML in the site templates to help streamline code where possible
  • Performed ongoing editing and additions to the site's CSS files as needed
  • Assisted co-workers in solving problems involving HTML and CSS

Web Content Coordinator — December 2007 to January 2008
Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., Boxborough, MA (through Aquent, Boston, MA)

  • Migrated content from the company's old intranet site to their new site
  • Uploaded technical documents and images via the content management system in use at the time

Freelance Web Developer — May to August 2007
Aquent, Boston, MA (position located at Staples, Inc., Framingham, MA)

  • Prepared, organized and imported email templates into Salesforce.com system
  • Organized image files and uploaded them to Staples' own server for hosting
  • Turned Photoshop compositions into HTML email templates
  • Developed copies of existing corporate responsibility section from company's main site that would appear on the contract division site
  • Recoded pages to use cleaner XHTML and CSS

Associate Web Developer — January to March 2007
BuyerZone.com, Waltham, MA

  • Fulfilled site changes needed by marketing, sales, and other departments
  • Imported content from sister sites into BuyerZone.com site
  • Assisted in migration to a new site design

Web Designer/Developer — 2004 to 2006
J.P. Calvin Communications (formerly FCG Networks), Manchester, NH

  • Designed, developed, and helped maintain various websites for the company and its clients. These responsibilities included developing websites based on prepackaged templates or themes, updating and maintaining existing sites, and developing new sites from scratch
  • Recoded pages to use standards-compliant (X)HTML and CSS
  • Modified FrontPage templates to fit customer requirements

Freelance Web Designer/Developer — 2004 to 2005

  • Designed, developed, and helped to maintain websites for a small number of clients. Some of this work included working with the sites' webmasters, collaborating with them to implement design ideas
  • All work used standards-compliant XHTML and CSS; a few projects also involved setting up and configuring a WordPress installation and integrating it into the site

Education

Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA

  • Associate's Degree with High Honors, Computer & Information Sciences: Applications and Operations, May 2002
  • Certificate with High Honors, Web Page Design and Development, May 2002

New Hampshire Community Technical College, Stratham, NH

  • Courses in Web Technology, 2002

University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

  • Computer Science courses, 1992-1995