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Front End Developer Freelance Resume

New York, NY

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Front End Web Developer with over 15 years of experience working on a wide variety of projects, specializing in translating designs into pixel perfect user interfaces using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and various front end tools and technologies.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: HTML, HTML5, XHTML, CSS, CSS3, LESS, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, VBScript, ASP, ASPX, ASP.NET, JSP, PHP, C#, Velocity, SQL, XML, XSL

Front End Frameworks: Bootstrap, Foundation, HTML5 Boilerplate

Content Management Systems (CMS): WordPress, Drupal, Umbraco, Polopoly Web CMS

Media & Graphics: Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Sencha Animator, Apple Final Cut Pro

Analytics: SEO, Google Analytics, Omniture

Version Control: GitHub, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), Microsoft Visual SourceSafe, Versions (Mac OS X)

QA Issue Tracking: JIRA, SpiraTest

IDE/Code Editors: Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, Sublime Text, Atom

Database Technologies: Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Microsoft Access

Web Servers: MAMP, IIS, Apache

Operating Systems: Mac OS X, Windows, iOS, WebOS (mobile)

Other: Gulp, Grunt, NPM, Node.js, Jenkins, Oracle Endeca, Monetate, JW Player, VMware Fusion, JAWS Screen Reader

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Front End Developer Freelance

  • Spearheaded the front end development for the new Confidential ’s website, using graphic designer approved mockups and developing them into responsive HTML5, CSS3, jQuery/JavaScript and Zurb Foundation front end framework.
  • Identified site design requirements; analyzed department’s needs and worked closely with the Marketing Director.
  • Maintained site performance while launching new designs in stages; implemented new releases. Executed fixes based on audits and reports; evaluated front end frameworks to serve the company better on the web.
  • Worked closely with the back end developer to integrate CMS and control panels for future updates.
  • Troubleshot cross - browser, cross-device problems including desktop, mobile, and laptop computers, and executed code changes accordingly.

Confidential, Brooklyn, NY

Front End Developer Freelance

  • Led all front end development initiatives for Confidential .com, a global e-commerce site offering watches, jewelry and accessories. Used HTML, CSS and JavaScript, jQuery, JSP, GitHub, Jenkins, Endeca and Monetate.
  • Successfully impacted customer facing experiences to support a variety of emerging business initiatives, including creating new mobile specific features.
  • Worked closely with the product, creative and engineering teams in an Agile environment to deliver stable, high quality, high velocity features and software changes at a global scale.
  • Thoroughly tested and troubleshot all cross-browser, cross-device and cross-platform UI issues.

Confidential, Brooklyn, NY

Front End Engineer Full Time

  • Served as part of the Vice Videos Team; utilizing the Scrum method of agile development to maintain, update, troubleshoot and develop new features for www.vice.com/videos and www.viceland.com. Used HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Jquery, Vue.js, Stylus, Rupture, GitHub, Gulp, and JIRA.
  • Customized the JW Player, the video player used on the Vice website. Troubleshot front end issues for the JW Player.
  • Conducted thorough cross-device, cross-browser, and cross-platform testing of the JW Player; and troubleshot accordingly.

Confidential, New York, NY

Front End Web Developer Full Time

  • Delegated as the main front-end developer for ShareIIN www.shareiin.com, a community website for graduates of the IIN health coaching program. Used HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Drupal, Abode Photoshop, GitHub, and JIRA.
  • Collaborated with product managers, product owners, back-end developers, graphic designers, analytics and QA to build new tools and features for the ShareIIN site. Utilized the Scrum method of agile development to set expectations for stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Took complete control over front-end legacy code to troubleshoot bugs and usability issues. Implemented and troubleshot 3 rd party API’s (FaceBook and Twitter).
  • Coded HTML email templates.

Confidential, New York, NY

Presentation Layer Developer Freelance

  • Collaborated with product managers and graphic designers for all front-end updates to the Club Monaco website www.clubmonaco.com ; including weekly product flips and sales campaigns. Used HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS), WebSphere, Abode Photoshop, and SpiraTest.
  • Conducted thorough cross-browser testing of the Club Monaco site, and troubleshot accordingly.

Confidential, New York, NY

Web Developer Freelance

  • Successfully converted The Library at Confidential www.thelibraryatthepublic.com to a fully responsive, mobile-friendly site, using HTML5, CSS3, RWD, and Umbraco.
  • Successfully converted the Shakespeare in the Park site www.shakespeareinthepark.org from WIX to .NET ensuring full cross-browser compatibility. Used HTML, CSS, C#, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, and GitHub.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Developer Freelance

  • Developed interactive touch panel products for web using HTML5, CSS3, LESS, and jQuery.
  • Coded email blasts; and updated and maintained various websites from Photoshop (PSD) mockups, using HTML, CSS and JavaScript.

Confidential, New York, NY

Web Developer Freelance

  • Collaborated with web producers and QA team to update and troubleshoot intranet/internet sites and web-based tools. Used WordPress, PHP, ASP.NET, C#, JavaScript/jQuery, HTML, CSS/CSS3, Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, MVC, VMware Fusion, and Photoshop.
  • Addressed cross-browser and cross-device user interface issues; including support for FireFox, Internet Explorer 9/8/7, Safari, Chrome, and iPad.
  • Implemented, customized, tested and troubleshot WordPress plugins.

Confidential, New York, NY

Senior Front End Web Developer Freelance

  • Translated Photoshop (PSD) mockups into email newsletters and websites using HTML, CSS, JSP, and Photoshop.
  • Conducted testing to ensure error-free execution of every deliverable; and troubleshot cross-browser rendering issues.
  • Proactively collaborated with product managers, content editors, and designers to successfully create email campaigns and clinical information websites.

Confidential, New York, NY

Front End Web Developer Freelance

  • Extended ADA (Americans with Disability Act) guidelines to the weightwatchers.com website to ensure compliance for use by sight and hearing impaired users. Used HTML, CSS and jQuery.
  • Utilized jQuery/Javascript for DOM manipulation to implement ADA guidelines to ensure HTML and CSS were accessible for JAWS Screen Reader.
  • Implemented and customized jQuery plugins (navigation, calculator, zClip) for functional aspects of the site.
  • Tested, troubleshot and edited code to ensure cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility.

Confidential, New York, NY

Interface Developer Freelance

  • Developed user interfaces for iPad (iOS) apps utilizing HTML5, CSS3 and JSON.
  • Worked with product managers, web producers, visual designers and engineers to transform Photoshop images (PSDs) and wireframes into user interfaces and interactions according to design specs and agile decision-making.
  • Used Sencha Animator to create animated charts and graphs.
  • Participated in the QA process by fixing bugs logged in JIRA.

Confidential, New York, NY

Mobile Technical Analyst Full Time

  • Participated in the development of mobile applications for WebOS for use on HP and Palm devices; responsible for the UI portion utilizing HTML5 and CSS3.
  • Adjusted work schedule to accommodate time differences in order to maintain close communication with the offshore team.
  • Stayed abreast of the latest developments in mobile web development and technologies.

Confidential, New York, NY

Front End Web Developer Freelance

  • Implemented modern web standards and best practices to seamlessly rebuild legacy intranet site using HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and Velocity.
  • Utilized the Scrum agile methodology to successfully migrate legacy intranet site to the Polopoly web content management system (CMS).
  • Used VMware to ensure cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility.
  • Contributed to the QA process by conducting thorough testing, logging issues in JIRA, and fixing bugs.

Confidential, New York, NY

Web Developer Freelance

  • Coded and tested real estate websites from Photoshop (PSD) mockups utilizing HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and ColdFusion.
  • Utilized Abode Photoshop to manipulate PSD mockups to create graphics and maintain visual integrity of designs.
  • Addressed and troubleshot all customer concerns as it related to front end website issues.

Confidential, New York, NY

Web Developer Freelance

  • Developed and optimized intuitive and professional user interfaces utilizing HTML/XHTML, CSS, JSP, DOM and JavaScript.
  • Developed reusable front-end interface elements and production templates using table-less coding strategies.
  • Worked closely with quality assurance department to fix bugs found during user acceptance testing (UAT); edited code to reflect customer feedback, ensured cross-browser compatibility and usability; leading to a more efficient product.

Confidential, New York, NY

Video Editor Freelance

  • Collaborated with content producers and writers to edit videos for the Cultures of Resistance Network, an organization that promotes global solidarity with justice projects.
  • Utilized Final Cut Pro to edit key points and highlights of interview subjects. Added English language subtitles where needed, troubleshot video rendering issues.

Confidential, New York, NY

Software Deployment Engineer Full Time

  • Assisted in technical requirements gathering, and helped enterprise customers formalize and implement their deployment strategy for the Confidential chat and voice customer service software.
  • Created and customized HTML, JavaScript, ASP, PHP and CSS code according to specific customer needs. Ensured code was ADA/508 compliant.
  • Conducted thorough and comprehensive internal testing of customized code package, including debugging and testing for cross-browser compatibility.
  • Wrote detailed technical instructions for client technical teams for deployment of the Confidential software on clients’ websites. Edited and customized instructions according to specific customer needs.
  • Responsible for conducting testing sessions with client technical teams, via telephone and web meetings; and troubleshooting thereafter.
  • Served as an escalation point for technical support inquiries, analyzed and troubleshot issues, and worked with the clients to provide solutions.
  • Worked with internal and external offshore teams to fully understand and assess technical issues as it related to the Confidential software; participated in conference calls and webinars, adjusted work schedule to accommodate time differences.
  • Interacted with the complete Confidential team (Sales, R&D, Technical Support and Professional Services) to successfully maintain and grow client relationships.

Confidential, New York, NY

Programmer/Analyst Full Time

  • Worked closely with a project manager to upgrade and customize Unified Project Management® Methodology (UPMMTM), a web-based tool which provides information to companies to effectively manage projects. Used ASPX, HTML, DHTML, VBScript, JavaScript, XML, XSL, CSS, ADO, Microsoft SQL Server, IIS, and Macromedia Dreamweaver.
  • Created COM Add-In toolbar objects for use in Microsoft Project and Microsoft Word, allowing users of UPMMTM and to easily access information. Used Microsoft Visual Studio .NET, C#, COM, ADO.NET, SQL Server, Microsoft Access, HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
  • Developed a user interactive WYSIWYG editor for the UPMMTM tool to format and customize text by adding HTML. Implemented this by utilizing JavaScript, HTML, DHTML, DOM, and CSS.
  • Developed document browsing capability for users to easily access documents on their computer to upload to the UPMMTM tool. Implemented this by processing drives, directories, and files using the FileSystemObject (FSO) object model and server side scripting (VBScript).
  • Ensured security of the UPMMTM tool by using ASPX, ADO, SQL Server 2000, SQL 8.0, and JavaScript to develop user password maintenance functionality.
  • Designed and executed user acceptance test (UAT) cases of UPMMTM, documented the defects found during UAT, and resolved the issues.
  • Wrote detailed installation and user guides for UPMMTM, created PowerPoint presentations for users of UPMMTM, and wrote technical manuals for the Kerzner Project Management Maturity Online Assessment Tool.

Confidential, New York, NY

Software Engineer Full Time

  • Worked with a team of five people to develop Thomson ONE Analytics, a web-based investment research and analytical tool for the brokerage industry. Used Microsoft Visual Studio .NET environment, ASP, HTML, DHTML, VBScript, JavaScript, XML, XSL, CSS, ADO, SQL Server 2000, and IIS.
  • Created original design of the application’s navigation menu, and implemented rollover functionality, using JavaScript and DHTML.
  • Developed document-searching capability by utilizing client-server side functionality to generate search criteria, run search functions, retrieve appropriate documents, and filter documents lists, allowing for investors to have greater ease in researching companies to make investment decisions, thus saving time.
  • Utilized DHTML-based functionality for database access to create and display scrolling headlines to relay company and market data, and optimized display to run quickly enough to fit multiple scenarios.
  • Ensured web-based application is compatible with Internet Explorer and Netscape Navigator, developed page layout, generated code, and debugged code.
  • Worked closely with quality assurance department to fix bugs found during user acceptance testing (UAT); edited code to reflect customer feedback, leading to a more efficient product.

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