Resume

Technical Skills

  • HTML and XHTML
  • CSS
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Java
  • C
  • C++
  • Content management systems
  • WordPress
  • Ektron
  • Kentico
  • Adobe Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop
  • WordPress template development
  • Windows, Mac OS X, UNIX, Linux
  • Able to quickly learn new programming or scripting languages
  • Strong writing skills

Experience

Web Developer

April 2014 – present

School Specialty Inc., Nashua, NH (through Creative Circle, Boston, MA)

  • Front-end development on DeltaEducation.com, including UI improvements, HTML and CSS refactoring, and creation and development of new pages
  • UI improvements included work on page headers and footers, main navigation, sidebar modules, and content presentation
  • Refactoring work included updating existing HTML to more recent standards and replacing presentational elements with CSS where needed
  • Prepared content for migration to upcoming version of Delta website powered by Kentico
  • Built static homepage for CPOscience.com based on template originally created for the CMS being used
  • Developed HTML emails based on provided mockups, as well as text-only versions
  • Worked with content specialist to ensure that content was readable and followed best practices for search engine optimization

Freelance Web Content Manager

late September 2013 – early October 2013

Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston, MA (through Creative Circle, Boston, MA)

  • Filled in for the regular Web Content Manager, making daily updates to website content
  • Used proprietary CMS to make updates and upload images and documents

Web Content Coordinator

September 2010 – December 2012
December 2007 – January 2008

Intertek Testing Services NA, Inc., Boxborough, MA

  • Migrated content from the company’s old intranet site to a newer site
  • Migrated content from Intertek-owned sites to Intertek’s public-facing website
  • Updated content on both the public-facing and intranet websites using the Ektron content management system
  • Uploaded documents and images as needed
  • Provided technical assistance as needed

Interim Webmaster

January 2009 – 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 2008 – 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 – 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

Freelance Web Developer

May 2007 – August 2007

Staples, Inc., Framingham, MA (through Aquent, Boston, 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 2007 – 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

Webmaster

2004 – 2006

J.P. Calvin Communications/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 – 2005

  • Designed, developed, and helped to maintain websites for a small number of clients. Some of this work has 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

Nashua Community College

2012

Nashua, New Hampshire

  • Associate in Science Degree in Website Development, Magna Cum Laude

Northern Essex Community College, Haverhill, MA

2002

Haverhill, MA

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

University of New Hampshire

1992-1995

Durham, NH

  • Courses in Computer Science