WordPress Developer and Web Production Manager, Accurate Creative
October 2008 - Present
Website Planning & Development:
Writing "Discovery" documents for clients, where I research, assess and estimate upgrades/replacements for their websites
Development of information architecture (IA) and wireframes
Managing direction of UI designs from graphic designers to ensure technical feasibility
Leading & managing Wordpress theme development, including styling, custom functionality and plug-ins. Managing contracted web developers to assist with advanced functionality, and ensuring quality control during that process.
Security, SEO and speed performance updates for websites (mostly WordPress)
Resolving DNS and web hosting issues for clients
Converting reports for federal government clients from print formats (Word and Indesign) to accessible, WCAG 2.0, Level AA reports that adhere to the Web Standards for the Government of Canada. Extensive use of WET (Web Experience Toolkit) templates.
Upgrading WordPress websites to meet WCAG AA accessibility requirements
Some production of print collateral in Indesign, including annual reports and other publications
Multimedia Designer/Developer, Learning Library Inc.
April 2006 - September 2008
Conceptual storyboarding, design and production of e-learning courses in Adobe Flash (Animate) based on printed materials
Clients included National Association of REALTORS�, HSBC Bank Canada and Girl Guides Canada
Student Internship, Bell University Laboratories (University of Toronto)
January - April 2005
Researched the development of Epocare (medical software for mobile devices) and its UX design
Created an editorial website for use by future team members and designers