Julie Wickstrom

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Front-End Web Developer

Seattle, WA

 

Technical skills:

โ— xhtml hand-coding

โ— HTML5

โ— CSS

โ— CSS3

โ— JavaScript

โ— JQuery

โ— Twitter Bootstrap

โ— html DOM

โ— front-end development

โ— CMS pages

โ— WordPress Templates

โ— SEO

โ— JSON

โ— user interface design

โ— xml

โ— git, svn
Programs:

โ— Adobe Acrobat

โ— Adobe Dreamweaver

โ— Adobe Flash

โ— Adobe Illustrator

โ— Adobe InDesign

โ— Adobe Photoshop

โ— Notepad++

 
Design skills:

โ— photo retouching

โ— logos

โ— postcards

โ— signage

โ— brochures

โ— branding

โ— illustration

โ— package design

โ— magazine advertising

โ— outdoor advertising

โ— web application design

โ— call to action design

โ— html emails
Experience:

 

Jragonvisuals.com Owner 2001 – current
โ— Built web sites for small businesses.

โ— Made forms, added analytics, and css styling.

โ— Created branding with logo creation, consistent style rules.

โ— Worked with a client to make changes to their product.

โ— Used photography to illustrate clientsโ€™ products or services.

โ— 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
โ— Displayed work at several venues.

โ— Produced commissioned sculpture or artwork.

โ— Maintained an online shop and social media presence.

โ— Created content for videos.

โ— 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
โ— Participated in research and development for new ways to format ebooks in the future.

โ— Used problem solving skills to make new unusual formats previously not produced.

โ— Made fixes on various types of ebooks for the Kindle devices.

โ— Worked closely with the Quality Assurance team to deliver excellent user experience.

โ— Tested and documented procedures to build upon the teamโ€™s knowledge base.

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

โ— 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
โ— Made fixes on various types of ebooks on the Kindle devices.

โ— Worked closely with the Quality Assurance team to deliver excellent user experience.

โ— Participated in research and development for testing new ways to improve reading experiences.

โ— Tested and documented procedures to build upon the teamโ€™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
โ— Created landing pages from original and pre-existing designs according to brand guidelines.

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

โ— 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.

โ— Designed graphics for several versions of a customized chat application for Phoenix.edu.

โ— 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
โ— Created branding and related materials for their Chroma product launch in six weeks.

โ— Reinforced the company branding consistency from print to web.

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

โ— 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 6 years ago

To contact this candidate email julie@jragonvisuals.com

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