Resume

Technical Skills

  • (x)HTML / HTML5
  • CSS2.1 / CSS3
    (including SCSS, SASS, LESS)
  • AJAX / XML
  • jQuery / JavaScript
  • Adobe Flash / Action Script 3
  • PHP / MySQL
  • W3C validation tools
  • Adobe Creative Suite
    • PhotoShop
    • Illustrator
    • After Effects
    • Encore
  • Final Cut Studio
  • AVID
  • WordPress
  • Drupal
  • Joomla!
  • Community Server
  • vBulletin
  • Open Atrium
  • Experienced in working with:
    • ColdFusion
    • ASP
    • ASP.NET

Professional Summary

  • Well-versed and conscious of the differences between modern and primitive web browsers in both Windows and Mac environments.
  • Knowledge and experience working under strict guidelines for accessibility similar to Section 508.
  • Custom web development, implementation and maintenance.
  • Hands on experience with the Adobe Suite in both Windows and Mac environments.
  • Provided user training as well as classroom training at the executive level for Adobe Creative Suite.
  • Well-versed in code validation tools through Adobe Dreamweaver, Firebug and W3C online code validation tools.
  • Experienced with JavaScript libraries such as jQuery, Scriptaculous, Prototype and other APIs.
  • Proficient with several video/audio editing suites such as Final Cut Studio, AVID, After Effects, etc.
  • Fluent in Spanish and Japanese languages.

Experience

November 2013 – Present (Contract)
Riot Games, Inc. – Santa Monica, CA

Title: Front-End Web Developer

  • My main focus is writing and maintaining the Front-End code used in the Riot Games intranet; various applications used internally such as: ServiceNow, WordPress, OneLogin.
  • Working with the UI/UX designers for direction on the overall look/feel of the internal systems to maintain the company's theme/culture.
  • Review 3rd party documentation intended to be integrated into Riot Games's existing applications.
  • Writing and maintaining the company's knowledge base with all new Front-End code written.

October 2012 – November 2013 (Full-Time)
TOMS Shoes, Inc. – Los Angeles, CA

Title: E-Commerce Front-End Web Developer

  • Primary responsibility is to review designs, drawings from in-house UI/UX design team (and outsourced design) and translate them into functioning pages using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery for Desktop, tablet and mobile devices.
  • Worked with ATG E-Commerce Solutions and Magento E-Commerce packages as they relates to the Front-End
  • Performed peer code review and wrote application documentation to contribute to the company's knowledge base.

May 2012 – September 2012 (Contract)
National Football League (NFL) – Los Angeles, CA

Title: Application Support

  • Provides development, support, maintenance and troubleshooting for 32 of the NFL Team websites on a daily basis.
  • Analyzes formal requests as part of the Application Support Team to assess which tools and technologies will be necessary to handle whatever the teams dream up.
  • Testing applications in all modern browsers and ensuring accessibility in older browsers.
  • Maintaining back-up code archives and documentation in the company's wiki

May 2010 – May 2012 (Contract)
Esri – Redlands, CA

Title: Front End Web Developer

  • Develops and maintains several projects' Front-End look/feel according to designs from the Esri Graphic Design Department. Regularly maintains several company sub-sites of Esri.com including: Training, Support, Resources, Blogs, and all UC web applications on a daily basis.
  • Analyzes static image files, drawings, storyboards and development documents to translate them into a digital space and create dynamic user interfaces using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and/or PHP. This includes:
    • Image asset creation and external API implementation
    • Image Optimization for web
    • Code minimization to control file size and optimize download speeds
    • Website maintenance notation and documentation for posterity
  • Implements and maintains meaningful semantic markup in accordance with company and W3C standards.
  • Provides support for several Esri websites to ensure accessibility for older or obsolete web browsers.

March 2008 – May 2010
Green Acres Advertising Design – Redlands, CA

Title: Web Developer / Programmer

  • Developed and maintained client websites utilizing (x)HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Action Script 3 and PHP.
  • Reported directly to the owner, responsible for programming custom websites.
  • Many times, duties included taking digital comps/drawings and translating them into a web format.
  • Provided client website design, as needed.

January 2010 – April 2010
Soft Train, Inc. – Santa Ana, CA

Title: Software Trainer (Part-Time)

  • Taught programs from the Adobe Creative Suite at an executive level.
  • Worked with clients on-site to provide solid, hands-on training including: color concepts, image manipulation, asset management and best practices for Photoshop or Acrobat.
  • Also responsible for teaching Microsoft 2003 and 2007 Office Suites from basic to advanced levels.

August 2008 – March 2009
Project Life Impact, Inc. – San Bernardino, CA

Title: Web Design Teacher (Part-Time)

Project Life Impact Inc. provides after-school classes and workshops for children at the High School level all over the San Bernardino, CA area.

  • Teach web design and programming at San Bernardino High School, covering Internet Theory, Color Theory, Asset and Content Management in Photoshop and Illustrator. Also covered programming in (x)HTML, CSS and concepts in JavaScript, Action Script 3 and PHP

August 2008 – December 2008 (Contract)
Riverside Water Polo, Riverside Community College – Riverside, CA

Title: Web Designer / Developer

Project Life Impact Inc. provides after-school classes and workshops for children at the High School level all over the San Bernardino, CA area.

  • Contracted to create the water polo team website.
  • Created the initial design and upon client approval, creating the digital assets and arranging server hosting. The website was intended to be used as a communication tool between the coaches, manager, players, parents and fans.
  • Utilized HTML, CSS and several open source plug-ins such as PHP BB Forums, Bravenet Web Calendar and Coppermine Image Hosting.
  • Site has been successfully maintained, and has been handed over to the Head Coach for updates and day-to-day maintenance.

December 2005 – August 2008
Art Institute of California, Inland Empire – San Bernardino, CA
Returned to school full-time to complete Bachelor's Degree

September 2000 – December 2005
County of San Bernardino, Information Services Department – Network Services – San Bernardino, CA

Title: IT Technical Assistant

An Information Technology Organization that provided telecommunications monitoring and maintenance for all Sheriff's Stations, Fire Departments, Hospitals, etc. in San Bernardino County.

  • Received increased responsibilities and promotions over the course of 5 years through the IT Services Department and District Attorney Offices.
  • Established relationships for purchasing purposes with vendors.
  • Worked as a liaison between vendors and the County; obtained quotes, necessary purchase orders and checked status on existing order on a daily basis.
  • Site has been successfully maintained, and has been handed over to the Head Coach for updates and day-to-day maintenance.
  • Primary responsibilities included programming of police, fire and hospital radio as well as paging equipment using several proprietary software packages including:
    • Motorola
    • ProTools

Education

  • Art Institute of California, Inland Empire – San Bernardino, CA
    Bachelor's Degree, Major in Web Design and Interactive Media, 2008
  • Art Institute of Arizona, Phoenix – Phoenix, AZ
    Associate's Degree, Major in Video Production, 1997