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Talented and motivated Web Developer with proven skills in optimizing user engagement for professional and personal ventures. I strive to better my skills in providing compelling user experiences, improved brand recognition, and generation of positive customer visit-to-hire ratios. 

I focus on the creation of more fluid experiences for both front-end and back-end product interaction. I do so by implementing technology and design principles to bridge the gap between developers, designers, and the end-user(s). 

Education

Class of 2009

BS Degree - Family and Consumer Sciences; Hospitality Management

University of Mississippi

With a foundation in liberal arts, business, and operations management. Curriculum focus pertaining to the fundamentals and current principles of hospitality/tourism.

Work Experience

May 2017Present

Senior Web Developer and IxD Designer

Velocity Agency

Create, host, maintain and optimize websites for business types such law firms, casinos, political campaigns, and more. Providing a compelling user experience for improved brand appeal, customer interaction, and better visit-to-hire ratios. Product transparency and security are standard practices which have lead to a 50+ point improvement across all previously hosted company websites (based on Google Insights and GTMetrix). 

July 2011May 2017

Web Host & Wordpress Front-end Developer

Freelance

From concept to creation, and then even maintenance. I integrated professional design and functionality into websites for a revenue-boosting online presence. 

July 2013Present

Founder

Chase Your Dreams Foundation

Established, from the ground up, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit with a mission to inspire a sense of dignity and re-fulfillment for those who have acquired a life-changing disability. Accomplished by providing unique experiences and tools to help promote physical/mental independence. Eg. 3-D printing prosthetic arm for recent amputee, extreme activities such as skydiving, fundraising and assembly for packages of daily living aids/devices.

Jan. 2009April 2012

Chapter Consultant

Delta Kappa Epsilon International

Designated southern chapter consultant for the fraternity of Delta Kappa Epsilon. Overall supervisor of 14 chapters. Worked in chapter expansion at numerous colleges and aided in reactivation of previously suspended chapters.

Responsibilities: produce status reports, website/database management, undergraduate recruitment, and alumni relations management.

May 2007July 2008

Deckhand and Intern

Deep Ocean Hawaii

As a deckhand on the ocean going vessel "Spirit of the North" I partook in the research and development of a new water harvesting technology off the shores of Oahu Hawaii. During my internship I was responsible for developing the initial standard operating procedures with the newly patented technology along with providing IT support for the company intranet.

Responsibilitiesmarket research, CAD design, and technology development.

Learned Skills: maritime understanding, Interdepartmental organization & communications, along with International marketing.

Portfolio

Sample website, logo, and CAD designs