Jon McLaren

Jon McLaren

Web developer/Graphic Artist with strong communication skills and a proven ability to prioritize and work hard, proactively seeking web design employment in Wisconsin.

Employment History

Web Designer, Graphic Artist – Hooker and Company Advertising

Worked full time building websites on a 2 person web team, maintaining websites and creating email campaigns. Worked with clients such as Jerry’s Foods, Kowalski’s, Donatelli’s and others.

 

Maintained several client websites, performing updates, adding content, running contests.

Created and regularly sent email campaigns on at an average of 3-4 per week.

Created and maintained system for managing company passwords and confidential information that allowed for easy sharing of just the passwords individuals needed.

 

Performed I.T. tasks such as handling company wide computer upgrades and maintenance.

Acted as internal tech support for staff.

Upgraded whole company to Creative Cloud.

Upgraded company to Google Apps.

 

Acted as the on-call staff member in the event a client website had an issue over a weekend or holiday, sometimes even performing major site upgrades from a cell phone while on vacation.

 

skills

  • Responsive web and email designer
  • Proficient in bootstrap, and Zurb’s Ink frameworks for responsive website and email design.
  • Fast but clean coder, utilizing the latest tools like emmet, codeanywhere, and sublime to speed development.
  • Experienced in WordPress and Joomla platforms, willing to learn others if needed.
  • Experienced in WordPress and Joomla templating.
  • Proficient in the whole Creative Cloud suite, especially Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects and Premiere Pro.
  • Proficient in all of the major Office Suites(Google Drive, Microsoft Office, Zoho, Open Office), also Proficient using Dropbox and other file sharing platforms.
  • Able to work on Virtually any platform, PC, Mac, or Linux.(In my freetime most of my development is actually done on a Chromebook.)
  • Experienced in taking product photography.

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