Technology

Bootstrap

HTML5

CSS3/SASS

Javascript

Wordpress

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A dedicated self-motivated, solutions-oriented professional with progressive experience in web design, web development, best practices, and editing, as well as application development.

Whitney DuBois Gardner

Web Developer | Videograhper | Photographer

Whitney DuBois Gardner's Resume

Front End Developer

A dedicated self-motivated, solutions-oriented professional with progressive experience in web design, web development, best practices, and editing, as well as application development. Collaborates with multiple parties to ensure the achievement of common goals.

Professional Experience

Freelancer, Chicago, IL | 2015-Present

Front End Developer

Responsible for coding the execution of complex designs and interactions that reflect the creative and art direction provided within the established technical framework. Rapidly produce interim deliverables (such as rapid prototypes, proofs of concept, etc.) in addition to the final live site or application. Wordpress content management system. Shifting between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need and/or the type of project.

  • HTML, CSS, jQuery, and Wordpress CMS
  • Entrusted to create micro-sites according to interactive designs for a national insurance company using standard front end developer stack.
  • Responsible for creating rapid prototypes using PHP, jQuery, and responsive frameworks to meet the demand of fast paced user testing needs.

OptionsHouse, Chicago, IL | 2016-2017

Front End Developer

Coding of custom WordPress theme and template files using HTML, CSS, and PHP. Continue support of WordPress in-house environment and maintenance.

  • Entrusted to create micro-sites according to interactive designs using standard front end developer stack.
  • Modify existing code as needed.
  • Perform quality assurance tests on all web projects.

Edelman, Chicago, IL | 2014-2015

Front End Developer

Coding of custom WordPress theme and template files using HTML, CSS, and PHP. Continue support of WordPress in-house environment and maintenance.

  • Utilize expertise in front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery to enhance interactivity

Blast Radius, Chicago, IL | 2014-2014

Front End Developer

Primary responsibilities included taking designs and turning them into fully functional, standards compliant, cross-browser HTML templates. Responsibilities include UI development in support of various web applications. Ensured content reflected brand standards and usability best practices. Agile environment.

  • Utilize expertise in front-end development technologies such as HTML, CSS (LESS, Sass), JavaScript and jQuery to enhance interactivity
  • Entrusted to create micro-sites according to interactive designs for a national insurance company using standard front end developer stack.

Razorfish, Chicago, IL | 2012-2014

Associate Presentation Layer Engineer

Responsible for coding the execution of complex designs and interactions that reflect the creative and art direction provided within the established technical framework. Rapidly produce interim deliverables (such as rapid prototypes, proofs of concept, etc.) in addition to the final live site or application. Shifting between a creative and a technical focus depending on the project need and/or the type of project.

  • Responsible for creating rapid prototypes using PHP, jQuery, and responsive frameworks to meetthe demand of fast paced user testing needs.
  • Entrusted to create promotional microsites according to interactive designs for a nationaltire company using AdobeCQ, Javascript, and CSS; delivering code ahead of deadline.
  • Provide continuous maintenance support - for Fortune 500 insurance company - including, butnot limited to creating new pages, improving user experience, and functionality debugging.

QuadW Int'l, Wood Dale, IL | 2012-2012

Web Developer

Create and maintain custom web sites for customer using HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript/jQuery along with Wordpress content management system. Ensured content reflected brand standards and usability best practices. Optimized URLs for better search engine results using Google's Webmaster Tools, Google Web Analytics & Reporting and Bing Webmaster Tools.

  • HTML, CSS, jQuery, Drupal CMS, Wordpress CMS
  • Search Engine Optimization

Vitamin Talent, Chicago, IL | 2012-2012

Web Developer

Handled task of updating, and creating new sub menu for website. Ensured content reflected brand standards and usability best practices.

  • HTML, CSS, Drupal Content Management System

Chinese Mutual Aid Assn, Chicago, IL | 2011-2012

Web Developer

Possessed strong understanding of web design, application, navigation and current trends in web development. Ensured content reflected brand standards and usability best practices. Handled tasks of updating, revising and expanding written materials.

  • HTML, CSS, Drupal Content Management System, Firefox / Chrome / Safari / IE Web Browsers
  • PHP and MySQL and Linux / Apache Web Server
  • Problem diagnosis and resolution

Education

Master Certificate in Web Design and Application Development
Illinois Istitute of Technology, Chicago, IL 2012

Liberal Studies
Roosevelt University, Chicago, Illinois 2010

Associate of Art
John A. Logan College, Carterville, IL 2005

Technical Skills

Web Application Development Tools & Technologies

HTML5, CSS3,jQuery, Javascript/JSON, AJAX, AngularJS, Adobe CQ, Wordpress, Responsive Grids (Bootstrap/Skeleton), Bower, NPM, Version Control (Git/SVN), W3C Markup Validator, Firebug, Jira

Scripting languages

HTML, Javascript

Design Software

Adobe Illustrator, Fireworks CS5, and Photoshop

Databases

MySQL, MongoDB, Firebase

Delivery

Responsive Web Design, Mobile Development, Fluid Grids, Fluid/Adaptive Images, Standards Compliant, Cross-browser Compatible, Google Analytics, Google Adwords/Adsense

Search Engine Optimization Tools

Google Web Analytics & Reporting, Google Webmaster Tools, Bing Webmaster Tool

Certifications

Masters Certificate in Web Design & Application Development, CIW Site Development Associate Certification