Who is the user?

What is the user objective?

Strategy - Scope - Structure - Design

Front-End Web Developer

User Experience Designer

About Me

I'm a UX Professional and Front-End Developer with over 8 years of experience finding innovative ways to deliver engaging content to consumers, retailers, B2B stakeholders, publicity, advertising and social media channels. Throughout my career I’ve produced and managed projects of various scale. I excel at providing carefully-considered, elegant solutions in a timely manner.

Professional Goal

I'm excited to be working in a rapidly developing field that impacts not only the digital realm but all aspects of our lives. My goal is to remain at the forefront of this evolution by staying hands-on with the technology and by guiding innovation through the eyes of the user. I believe in the maxim that technology is most effective when it fades into the background.

~ Resume ~

Contact

Peter Jones

26 2nd Avenue, #1ER, New York, NY 10003
Email: peter@tinyvibrations.com
917-657-5444

Linkedin www.linkedin.com/in/phjones
Portfolio: www.tinyvibrations.com


Education

University of Arkansas at Little Rock, 2002 | Professional & Technical Writing, BA


Experience

SimplyEngage

Feb 2012 - Present

UX Designer / Front-End Developer

  • Led comprehensive user experience design for a small international team of developers (New York and China offices) including planning, research, strategy, scope, rapid prototyping and execution.
  • Engaged with product managers to create detailed user stories, wire-frames, specifications for business requirements for multiple use cases and personas.
  • Produced responsive front-end development projects, ensured usability and accessibility, logical architecture, intuitive workflows, consistent company branding, clear data visualization and solid QA testing.
  • Excelled at identifying obstacles, improving communication and streamlining the development process.
  • Implemented full re-design of the company website at www.simplyengage.com.
  • Customized multiple responsive website templates to brand specifications for Drupal-based application.
  • Strategized migration of the platform from previous CMS to a custom application.
  • Introduced frameworks; recommended UI libraries, modules, and plugins.

Putumayo World Music

June 2004 - Dec 2011

Web Manager

  • Front-End design/development, e-commerce, analytics, SEO, strategic marketing.
  • Hand-coded standards-compliant semantic markup and implemented JavaScript, jQuery, CSS3 and Flash for production websites, product features, e-cards, advertising, HTML email and various promotional content.
  • Managed transition of production website from old CMS to Drupal platform and shop; upgraded legacy code to adhere to modern web standards, oversaw integration of shop into digital music API and payment center.
  • Synchronized workflow between New York and European offices, improving productivity and raising awareness of usability and compliance for web and email.
  • Supervised part-time employees and outsourced development.

The Nicholson Agency

March 2002 - Feb 2004

Copywriter

  • Wrote and developed original advertising creative for print media, direct mail, radio and TV commercials, and digital marketing campaigns.
  • Presented client-facing work to stakeholders for creative concepts.
  • Managed website content and ensured brand consistency for the agency.

Skill Set

  • HTML
  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • LESS
  • XML
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Axure 7
  • Protoshare
  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • GIT
  • Agile
  • Jira
  • Sublime Text
  • DevTools
  • Grunt
  • Bower
  • Yeoman
  • Wordpress
  • Drupal
  • Google Analytics
  • Microsoft Office
  • PHP/MySQL
  • Bootstrap 3

~ Websites ~

These are a few websites I've developed for businesses and freelance clients.