Maria Valley

Web Developer

HIGHLIGHTS OF QUALIFICATION

  • Ability to construct creative responsive web designs utilizing CSS, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
  • Vast amount of experience with HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery and WordPress.
  • Administers server software, database, security, patch management and data backups.
  • Successfully meets strict deadlines individually or in a team, as a team lead or contributor.
  • Technology advocate who embraces change and supports new technologies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE


LEAD WEB DEVELOPER, POWEROBJECTS – MINNEAPOLIS, MN
2015 – PRESENT

  • Designs and develops complex WordPress solutions for back-end and front-end development to establish and guide website architecture and functionality
  • Creates website front-ends based off supplied designs for landing pages, microsites, and HTML emails for marketing campaigns
  • Monitors and provides maintenance of hosting, uptime, and databases to ensure websites are performing well
  • Manages technical integrations with third party services connected to our websites
  • Ensures cross-browser, cross-platform, and multiple device compatibility for all web solutions
  • Configures Google Tag Manager events and goals in Google Analytics for website user data collection

WEB DEVELOPER & IT SPECIALIST, CEDR HR SOLUTIONS – TUCSON, AZ
2013 – 2015

  • Responsible for designing, developing and managing marketing websites.
  • Performed ongoing research into new online marketing technologies and methodologies.
  • Designed ads, banners, forms and emails for marketing campaigns.

FREELANCE EXPERIENCE


FREELANCE WEB DEVELOPER, MIDWEST CHEMICAL & EQUIPMENT – REMOTE, U.S.
2020 – PRESENT

  • Provides website design consultation through the entire project life cycle
  • Customizing a website solution to fit the needs of the client for their redesign
  • Building the website with WordPress focusing on making content updates from the admin easier for the customer with the use of custom fields

FREELANCE WEB DEVELOPER, THE BIRDTOWN HALF MARATHON – REMOTE, U.S.
2017 – 2018

  • Designed a one-page website layout in Photoshop
  • Built out the design in WordPress using a page builder
  • Performed website support and maintenance

FREELANCE WEB DEVELOPER, R HAIR SALON – TUCSON, AZ
2013 – 2017

  • Customized a WordPress theme to match current branding
  • Provided WordPress training and SEO recommendations
  • Performed website support and maintenance

FREELANCE WEB DEVELOPER, SPLIT ENGINEERING – TUCSON, AZ
2013 – 2014

  • Redesigned content layout in order to improve functionality and usability through the use of modern design concepts
  • Organized and managed the project through the entire project life cycle
  • Communicated with the executive level team to ensure that their quality standards were met

ACCOMPLISHMENTS


  • Successfully designed, coded and launched the current cedrsolutions.com website.
  • Designed and launched several landing pages, emails, banners and print collateral for the company’s marketing campaigns.
  • Built a dynamic web survey using HTML, CSS, PHP and MySQL to allow new members a way to provide the information needed to start creating their handbooks.

EDUCATION


Arizona State University – B.A.S. – INTERNET AND WEB DEVELOPMENT

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College – A.A.S. – DIGITAL MEDIA TECHNOLOGY

Managerial Skills

Web Development, WordPress, UI / UX Design, Marketing, Project Management, Search Engine Optimization, Documenting and Reporting, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, Research and Development, Hosting and Maintenance, Performance Optimization, Cross-Browser Compatability, Site Troubleshooting

Technical Skills

HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, XML, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, Linux Command Line, WP-CLI, Bootstrap, HTML Email, Browser Developer Tools, Adobe Creative Cloud