Jennifer Stuart - Online Portfolio

Welcome!

I am a results and deadline oriented front-end developer with a deep understanding of design and UI/UX principles. I have extensive experience with HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, PHP and MySQL. I have many years of experience with Photoshop and Illustrator, along with great communication skills, and a scrupulous attention to detail.

My Work

laneywalkerbethlehem
http://roseview.com/
vintagemodernnyc.com/
snappingturtlekids.com
kosherrevolution.com
thecolorrun
Great Artist Program
Maharani Weddings
Catapult Learning

Client: Laney Walker Bethlehem / Meleaver-McIntosh

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress theme based on HTML files. Added newsfeed scroller to homepage. Implemented and customized video player (TubePress) and photo gallery (NextGen Gallery). Created custom templates that used multiple content editor panels in the WordPress admin.

Skills: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, WordPress

http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com

Client: Roseview Group/Seltzer Design

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress templates based on HTML layouts. Created multiple shortcodes to handle unique layout situations. Created custom templates with additional WYSIWYG areas. Created additional per-template custom meta panels. Integrated custom dynamic image sliders, and double image sliders that remain synchronized in time with each other. Created custom template which pulls in a “featured” child page with an image rotator and then loads excerpts of remaining child pages below. Implemented random image loading script. Created detailed documentation on how to use the many custom templates created for the site which included screenshots and details of custom fields available for each template. Implemented custom login from pop up.

Skills: HTML/CSS, jQuery, PHP, WordPress, MySQL

http://roseview.com/

Client: Vintage Modern NYC

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress templates based on HTML layouts. Integrated Cart66 (Shopping Cart/Ecommerce WordPress plugin). Customized checkout pages. Created custom post type to handle product pages.

Skills: HTML/CSS, PHP, jQuery, WordPress, Cart66 Plugin Integration

http://vintagemodernnyc.com/

Client: Snapping Turtle Kids

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress templates based on HTML layouts. Integrated Cart66 (Shopping Cart/Ecommerce WordPress plugin). Customized checkout pages. Created custom post type to handle product pages. Created custom gallery display of photos for product. Created homepage image rotator.

Skills: HTML/CSS, PHP, jQuery, WordPress, Cart66 Plugin Integration

snappingturtlekids.com

Client: Kosher Revolution

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Implemented script to extend background image.

Skills: HTML/CSS, PHP, jQuery

kosherrevolution.com

Client: The Color Run

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress theme based on HTML files. Created a dynamic, editable image-rotator for homepage.

Skills: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, WordPress

http://thecolorrun.com/

Client: Great Artist Program

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress theme based on HTML files. Created custom post type and display for “testimonials. Set up gallery display for sample artwork.

Skills: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, WordPress,

http://www.greatartistprogram.com/

Client: Maharani Weddings

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress theme based on HTML files. Imported original content from Typepad. Integrated Facebook comments. Created a searchable “Platinum Vendor” guide using custom post types, custom taxonomies, and rewrite rules. Created an “Idea Gallery” using NextGen Gallery.

Skills: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, WordPress, (NextGen Gallery Plugin)

http://www.maharaniweddings.com

Client: Catapult Learning

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress theme based on HTML files. Site included a custom post type for homepage rotator slides, multiple custom template page styles (including a page style to pull in images into a page slider and pdf reader), and a complex page hierarchy.

Skills: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, WordPress

http://www.catapultlearning.com

Client: Laney Walker Bethlehem / Meleaver-McIntosh

Created HTML/CSS from Photoshop files. Created custom WordPress theme based on HTML files. Added newsfeed scroller to homepage. Implemented and customized video player (TubePress) and photo gallery (NextGen Gallery). Created custom templates that used multiple content editor panels in the WordPress admin.

Skills: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, WordPress

http://www.laneywalkerbethlehem.com

Resume

Experience

Apple, Inc., Cupertino, CA
Tech Designer/Web Producer, 3/13 - present

  • Manage all support web forms, update HTML structure and CSS to match design of apple.com
  • Assist producers develop product support pages on apple.com/support.
  • Manage CSS changes throughout the support website.
  • Assist the project management of a large customized content management system, including refining feature updates, and user acceptance testing.
  • Create custom pages and prototypes based on provided designs in Photoshop and Fireworks.
  • Perform cross browser testing to ensure consistency on new and existing pages.

User Interface Engineer (contractor), 5/12 - 2/13

  • Work with design and engineering teams to implement new features and updates to the front-end of iTunes Connect.
  • Advise on best practices for the UI, as well as technologies and techniques that will enhance and improve the user experience.
  • Assess strategies for site-wide cleanup of the UI. Maintain and fix/update existing front-end code.
  • Assisted cross-functional teams to update various charting tools for use by both internal and external end-users. Researched trends and technologies to find a best fit for the project, and tested plausibility of various solutions.

Stuart Web Development
5/05 – present

  • Create HTML comps based on Photoshop files provided by designers.
  • Create custom functionality, themes and plugins for WordPress.
  • Prototype web applications using HTML/CSS and jQuery.
  • Maintain and troubleshoot websites for 50+ clients.
  • Create custom shopping cart skins using Squirrelcart and CubeCart.
  • Customize WordPress themes to work with a variety of off‐the-shelf plugins, including Shopp, Cart66, Gravity Forms, NextGen Gallery among others.
  • Train clients to use WordPress and create supporting documentation including video tutorials.
  • Plan out functionality of custom applications and manage additional contractors and resources to complete projects.
  • Create HTML emails.

Staples, Inc., Framingham, MA
Senior Interactive Designer, 7/02 – 5/05

  • Designed, developed, deployed online versions of a magazine for customers.
  • Migrated registration forms from legacy systems leveraging Staples applications to encrypt and decrypt credit card information.
  • Maintained over 90 microsites, and followed Staples corporate policies for QA and code control procedures.
  • Designed UI and delivered HTML prototypes for new features on StaplesLink.com – (Staples business to business ecommerce site). New features included package tracking, budgeting, product comparison, search enhancements, and special offers.
  • Created custom “microsites” for StaplesLink customers.
  • Developed a tool using PHP that generated custom HTML for emails that included a formatted pricelist driven from an uploaded CSV file.

Cortera (formerly eCredit.com), Dedham, MA
web designer/consultant/contractor, 2/02 – 7/02

  • Designed and developed HTML UI prototypes for web‐based financial applications and integrated HTML into JSPs
  • Re‐designed corporate website.
  • Developed a custom content management system using PHP and MySQL to manage articles, press releases, and event announcements.
  • Developed password protected area to corporate site that would display customized product information based user profiles. (PHP, MySQL)

JPMorganChase, Lowell, MA
Senior Technical Officer, 1/01 – 1/02

  • Developed site maps, content wireframes, and final HTML prototypes.
  • Assisted Java and JSP developers, and QA efforts.

Boston Internet Group, Boston, MA
Senior Designer, 8/99 – 9/00

Essinger Sullivan Inc., Newton, MA
Senior Designer, 4/98 – 8/99

Artech House Publishers, Norwood, MA
Art Director, 7/96 – 3/98

Specular International, Ltd, Amherst, MA
Graphic Designer, 1/95 – 6/96

Paganucci Design, Inc., New York, NY
Graphic Designer, 1/94 – 12/94

Signs, Letters, and Nameplates, Inc., Nanuet, NY
Assistant Art Director, 6/92 – 1/94

Speaking Engagements

WordCamp Utah – 2010
Presentation on using WordPress as a CMS
Presented tips and tricks on ways to use WordPress as a CMS.

Evo Conference – 2011
Beginning WordPress and Intermediate to Advanced WordPress
Led hands‐on workshops on how to use WordPress. Included some basic HTML and CSS instruction as well as how to integrate social media and install plug-ins.

Education

Java Programming Courses
Sun Microsystems -­ Burlington, MA and Boston University January 2001 – May 2002

Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY
Received credits towards a MS in Visual Communication. 1993
Course work: Visual Communication I & II, Psychology of Visual Perception, Typography II.

University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA
BA/Studio Art – May 1992
Course work: Graphic Design, Computer Graphics, Interior Design, Architectural Lighting, Color Theory, Art History, Drafting.

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