Front-end Development, Custom Drupal CMS
Front-end Development, ZURB Foundation 6
Front-end Development, Custom Drupal CMS
Dudnyk, Horsham, PA
Front-End Developer 11/2015 - Present Dudnyk is a pharmaceutical branding agency. My main objective in this position is to create digital interactive projects and be an advocate for user experience. Working with HTML/CSS, jQuery, PHP, Drupal, WordPress, Bootstrap, Foundation, APIs or hand coding from scratch, I translate print work into responsive experiences across multiple devices. My transition from print to web has allowed me to easily work with print designers and UX designers. As a hybrid designer, I quickly understand what is trying to be achieved with a concept or design and present the best options to produce in code.
EFK Group, Trenton, NJ
Front-End Developer 08/2015 - 11/2015 EFK Group is a digital branding agency with a focus on large college websites. My main objective in this position was to lead their Drupal development efforts.
The Media & Marketing Group / The Star Group, Voorhees, NJ
Web Designer/Front-End Developer/UX Designer 04/2011 - 07/2015 M&M is the leader in casino advertising. My main objective in this position was to lead their interactive department. I have revamped their e-blast process for 50 plus casinos, creating HTML email templates that still have the imagery their clients request. Also, I have introduced them to dynamic, tableless sites using CSS and the importance of a wireframe. Working in Drupal, I created a workflow to deliver responsive websites in a fast-paced environment. My knowledge of code and web mixed in with 14 plus years of print design and marketing has made me an invaluable asset from the day I started.
Idea Lab, Moorestown, NJ
Art Director, 03/2007 - 04/2011 Idea Lab is a strategic marketing communications firm that specializes in brand development and management. My biggest achievement at the lab was starting the interactive department. My time here allowed me to create and perfect my interactive workflow. With wireframes, HTML, CSS and jQuery; my workflow kept projects moving and built on time. The combination of my art background and strategic marketing sense allows me to deliver work that just makes sense, delivers results and impresses clients. My technical side allows me to understand and implement work in the latest mediums, delivering the message in the most appropriate fashion. My experience and talent has allowed me to be the lead creative force behind successful projects. From the initial concept stage to final production, my knowledge and resources allow me to set deadlines and propose budgets, always looking to go beyond the acceptable, delivering work that wows the client.
InSign, Inc., Cherry Hill, NJ
Senior Designer, 03/2006 - 12/2006 InSign, Inc. is a signage company that provides solutions for retail interior decorating and trade shows. Responsible for the design of retail store interiors including signs, copy writing, color, sizing, functionality and overall unity throughout store or show. Other responsibilities were to create print ready files with instructions on how to build and install graphics and signage. Also, I oversaw the production and printing of signs, checking color accuracy, quantities, fitting, and overall quality.
Dynamic Forces / Dynamite Entertainment, Runnemede, NJ
Graphic Designer, 11/2001 - 03/2006 Dynamic Forces is a character-based entertainment company, leading the comic book industry as the top producer of limited edition collectibles. Services provided included retail packaging, in-store P.O.P., identity development, product development, national advertising, copy writing, web site design and digital photography. Responsible for approval and handling of licensed products. Products included trading cards, lunch boxes, lithographs, statues and comics.
Dynamite Entertainment is a character-based publishing company. Responsible for branding, design and layout of youth and adult oriented comic titles. Services provided included identity development, character development, copy writing, layout and production of monthly publications, national advertising and web site design. Drawing, coloring and prepress skills allowed me to oversee freelance artists; knowing when something is not working and how to fix it has been beneficial on tight deadlines. Developed systems to ensure artwork from freelancers came together and went to press on time for the best production.
The Franklin Mint, Franklin Center, PA
Freelance Graphic Designer, 08/2001 - 11/2001 The Franklin Mint is a leader in the collectibles industry. Designed graphics for collectibles including logos and fabric patterns.
Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ
BFA in Graphic Design, 2001