Work Experience

Web Developer
January 2016 - February 2017
Abercrombie & Kent. Downers Grove, IL.

I worked autonomously as well as part of an international developer team based in London, UK. However, I was physically located with the marketing team in Downers Grove, IL. US.

Maintained and improved existing and future functionality of and other A&K responsive websites.

Maintained and created dynamic applications that supported online client's needs and related web marketing efforts.

Frontend: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery Plugins, AJAX.

Server side: CommonSpot CMS, ColdFusion application server 9+.

Database: MS SQL Database.

Basic server troubleshooting and error investigation of in-house admin system.

Administered and updated existing website applications.

Establish and maintain internal development environments.

Frontend Web Developer
June 2014 - August 2015
Thatcher Technology Group. Naperville, IL.

Design and code client website's.

Create UX/UI website for backend developers to use, in turn creating code consistency for frontend developers.

Frontend: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery Plugins.

Re-design marketing demo website to increase company application sales.

Standardize and update code, ready for responsive design.

Re-code backend developer's .NET templates for frontend developers.

Troubleshoot client websites.

Web Developer
March 2012 - April 2014
Level 10. Hoffman Estates, IL.

Maintain website's, edit content and correct errors by making appropriate changes and rechecking to ensure desired results are produced.

Frontend: HTML, CSS, DOM, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, VBScript.

Server side: ASP, ADO, FSO and 3rd party components.

Database: MySQL, SQL Server and MS Access databases.

Gathered and implemented company information for user FAQ's, glossary and website tooltips to help colleagues.

Developed procedures for eliminating redundant and repetitive code for code clean up and reducing errors.

Organizing and standardizing code for the benefit of code reuse, centralization and scalability of applications.

Produce technical documentation containing specifications and recommendations for developer standards to ensure consistency in the future.

Developed knowledge base database including ERD diagram to share between the developers.

Supported IT administrator with Database management tasks, Network and IT support.

Responded to requests for changes or improvements and support tickets generated by users related to the systems.

Graphic/Web Designer/Developer
April 2009 - March 2012
Hinsdale Furriers. Hinsdale, IL.

Design, program and maintain database driven website with full user features.

Designing a complete SQL Server database.

Use of SQL - Structured Query Language.

Development of dynamic pages using ColdFusion including user sitemap and search facilities.

XHTML with numerous browser compatibility.


CSS files, CSS navigation, degrading gracefully.

XML sitemap automatically updated for SEO.

Optimize website for SEO.

Robots.txt file for search engine access control.

SSL Secure backend with client controlling inventory and editable web pages.

Embedded PayPal with use of PDT - Payment Data Transfer to display the order to the customer.

IPN - Instant Payment Notification to automatically notify of cleared payment and update database.

Collection of monthly statistical information.

Sales information graphically displayed.

Frontend: HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript.

Server side: ColdFusion.

Database: MS SQL Database.

Web Production Editor
May 2007 - April 2009
Institute of Physics Publishing. Bristol, England.

Plan, design, develop and implement microsites, dealing with clients directly.

There was no infrastructure and plan in place for the management of on-line advertising for numerous sites. I organized and built a unique management database to manage best practices for system and procedures for the administration, management and reporting for OAS.

Developed training material to preserve integrity, help sales teams analyze and realize where their market lies.

Statistics reporting to follow on-line trends.

Graphic/Web Designer/Developer - Hinsdale Furriers. USA.

Graphic/Web Designer/Developer
October 2002 - March 2007
Hinsdale Furriers. Hinsdale, IL.

Graphic/Web Designer - World Wide Computers. USA.

Graphic/Web Designer
November 2000 - March 2002
World Wide Computers. Streamwood, IL.

Developing and maintaining numerous websites using the latest technology.

Handling all design work for web and print advertising. Implementing and developing marketing ideas.

Graphic/Web Designer - Queensland Rail. Australia.

Graphic/Web Designer
August 1999 - October 1999
Queensland Rail. Queensland Australia.

Contracted to create 2 intranet based websites for separate divisions within Queensland Rail.

Worked with many department heads before designing, correlate and implement gathered information into newly designed websites.

Graphic/Web Designer - G.S. Recruitment Agency & Sapphire Technology Agency. Australia.

Graphic/Web Designer
May 1999 - December 1999
G.S. Recruitment Agency and Sapphire Technology Agency. Queensland Australia.

Contracted to numerous design studios as a graphic/web designer.

Created websites or finished artwork for print material. I learned how to adapt well in different working environments.

Graphic/Web Designer - @Info Ltd. England.

Graphic/Web Designer
November 1995 - October 1997
@Info Ltd. Chipping Sodbury, England.

Meeting with many clients to recognize their needs.

Coordinate, plan, design, code, delegate duties, budget, schedule and then implement numerous websites.