Julie Wickstrom

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Front-End Web Developer

Seattle, WA

 

Technical skills:

● xhtml hand-coding

● HTML5

● CSS

● CSS3

● JavaScript

● JQuery

● Twitter Bootstrap

● html DOM

● front-end development

● CMS pages

● WordPress Templates

● SEO

● JSON

● user interface design

● xml

● git, svn
Programs:

● Adobe Acrobat

● Adobe Dreamweaver

● Adobe Flash

● Adobe Illustrator

● Adobe InDesign

● Adobe Photoshop

● Notepad++

 
Design skills:

● photo retouching

● logos

● postcards

● signage

● brochures

● branding

● illustration

● package design

● magazine advertising

● outdoor advertising

● web application design

● call to action design

● html emails
Experience:

 

Jragonvisuals.com Owner 2001 – current
● Built web sites for small businesses.

● Made forms, added analytics, and css styling.

● Created branding with logo creation, consistent style rules.

● Worked with a client to make changes to their product.

● Used photography to illustrate clients’ products or services.

● Designed one-pages, collateral, or other graphic projects as needed.

 

Skills used: xhtml, CSS3, JavaScript, xml, Adobe CS5 Suite, html5, WordPress

 

Ghoulie Creations Owner 2011 – current
● Displayed work at several venues.

● Produced commissioned sculpture or artwork.

● Maintained an online shop and social media presence.

● Created content for videos.

● Made castings for multiple copies of sculpture.

 

Skills used: social media pages, photo editing

 

Aditi Technology Contracting at Amazon for Ebook Ops Special Conversions March 2013 – February 2014 Web Developer I
● Participated in research and development for new ways to format ebooks in the future.

● Used problem solving skills to make new unusual formats previously not produced.

● Made fixes on various types of ebooks for the Kindle devices.

● Worked closely with the Quality Assurance team to deliver excellent user experience.

● Tested and documented procedures to build upon the team’s knowledge base.

● Made mock-ups and instructions of new format procedures to train off-site teams.

● Worked with tight deadlines on high profile projects.

 

Skills used: xhtml, CSS3, JavaScript, xml, Adobe CS5 Suite, html5, Gimp, Inkscape

 

 

Experis Contracting at Amazon for Ebook Ops November 2011 – October 2012
Web Developer II
● Made fixes on various types of ebooks on the Kindle devices.

● Worked closely with the Quality Assurance team to deliver excellent user experience.

● Participated in research and development for testing new ways to improve reading experiences.

● Tested and documented procedures to build upon the team’s knowledge base.

 

Skills used: xhtml, CSS3, xml, Adobe CS5 Suite, html5, Gimp, Inkscape

 

 

Aptimus, Inc. – An Apollo Group Company (University of Phoenix) August 2009 – May 2011
Front-end Web Developer/ Technical Designer
● Created landing pages from original and pre-existing designs according to brand guidelines.

● Built forms and used rule management to gather valid data for our back end systems.

● Applied statistical tracking tags to pages. Analyzed data and errors for quality control to fix issues or open tickets for the proper sources to resolve.

● Designed graphics for several versions of a customized chat application for Phoenix.edu.

● Worked with outside sales to create custom CMS pages for clients.

 

Skills used: xhtml, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery, html DOM, Adobe CS5 Suite, CMS, Coremetrics

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pental Granite & Marble January 2003 – August 2009
Front-end Web Developer/ Graphic Designer
● Created branding and related materials for their Chroma product launch in six weeks.

● Reinforced the company branding consistency from print to web.

● Projects have included web pages, package designs, signage, magazine, outdoor advertising, presentational material, brochures, and labels.

● Visitors to the company website have increased by more than 250% since August 2007 when I assumed all duties. The entire site was remodeled from a flash based site to a faster loading, user accessible, SEO site.
Skills used: xhtml, CSS, JavaScript, Adobe CS3 Suite, Google Analytics

 

Education:
School of Visual Concepts, Web Design 2007-2008 & 2012
The Art Institute of Seattle, Associates of Applied Arts, majoring in graphic design 1998-2000
Yakima Valley Community College 1996-1998

  • Updated 5 years ago

To contact this candidate email julie@jragonvisuals.com

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