About Me

Dee Martin
Front End Web Developer / Graphic Designer / Social Media Marketer

Technical Skills

I have more than 15 years experience in front end web development and graphic design.

Front End Development: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jquery, Responsive Design (unsemantic, bootstrap)

Ecommerce Skills: SKU Management, Import/Export Product Catalog Data

SEO: Google Analytics, tracking scripts, Floodlight

Content Management Systems: Joomla, Omnivue, Epiphany

Social Media: Integrate client and platform specific tracking codes, optimized writing, social media management , marketing, and website integration

Graphic Design: Advanced Adobe Creative Suite, CSS3, SVG

Operating Systems: Windows, Windows Server, Mac, Linux Server

Professional Work Experience

Front End Developer/Implementer, MicroD, Inc. (2015-2016)

  • Design, Develop, and Implement websites for the Home Furnishings Industry
  • Work with Web Advisers to determine customer need and best solution
  • Responsive front end development using unsemantic grid system with mobile first approach
  • Hand code HTML/CSS
  • 3rd Party APIs such as Mail Chimp
  • Create custom web additions for clients such as brand pages, sliders, landing pages, Designer Matchmaker
  • Fully document new processes on the wiki with implementation steps and code examples
  • Followed ADA compliance
  • Thorough testing of code for cross-browser and cross-platform use

Graphic Artist/Digital Advertising and Marketing Developer, Media General (2007 – 2014)

  • Advertising Design for print and web
  • Magazine layout
  • Develop custom tabs for Facebook clients using iframes
  • Won design awards from the North Carolina Press Association for 7 years in a row

Web Manager, Out in Asheville (2005-2008)

  • Design and development of the Out in Asheville website
  • Managed multimedia elements for the website (Flash, video, radio commercials)
  • SEO using optimized landing pages, keyword strategies, pay per click programs, affiliates, email, RSS, data capture and statistical analysis, optimized web copy, optimized alt image text
  • Worked closely with the Publisher, Editor and staff writers assisting with content proofing, web updates and strategies for community involvement
  • Responsible for weekly e-newsletter highlighting events in and around Asheville
  • Managed the Out Loud blog, an extension of the website featuring local writers, artists and musicians

Network Administrator, Ethan Allen (2001-2004)

  • Responsible for daily operation of the LAN in a Windows environment
  • Built Windows 2000 Server for internal LAN
  • Managed users, permissions, and file sharing through Active Directory
  • Responsible for daily backup of all network data
  • Built custom PC’s and did repairs and upgrades on 100+ workstations
  • Provided technical support and Microsoft Office software training for 100+ employees

WebIT Direct Hickory, NC (1998-2000)

  • Lead Web Designer www.webitdirect.com
  • Led a team of 3 web designers
  • Developed hundreds of small business websites

This was an early dot com company back in the “Boom” days. Sites designed here are long gone. They were basically designed by slicing images in Photoshop for mockups and creating the “Home”, “About Us”, and “Contact Us” pages using Dreamweaver. This was my first position out of college and in 1998 I was just getting my feet wet.

Education

AAS Information Systems, Catawba Valley Community College
Hickory, NC (1999)

Ongoing courses through CodeAcademy and Coursera
Responsive Design, JavaScript, Processing

Address: 3655 Vickery Drive Maiden, NC 28650

Phone: 828.275.6153
Email: dee@deemartin.com

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/in/dee-martin-86694525?trk=nav_responsive_tab_profile