Jeremy Williams

Web Development

About Me

An innovative, customer-focused, analytical front-end developer, with a background in design, offering seven years of experience.

Passion for clean, consistent, modular, and semantic UI development, with a drive to learn and quickly adapt to new technologies and frameworks.

Known for excellent problem-solving skills, with the ability to discover well-researched, efficient, and swift solutions depending on environment and style desired.

Currently seeking freelance front-end development/engineering opportunities.

Available for cycling, movie discussion, board games, live music, and escape rooms.

Based in Los Angeles, CA.

Education

Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art, and Planning, Ithaca NY

Bachelor of Fine Arts, dual concentration in painting and printmaking

Professional Experience

Front-End Engineer, Loot Crate, November 2015 - April 2017

  • Loot Crate is an online subscription start up ranked as 2016’s fastest growing company by Inc. Magazine
  • developed and implemented front-end from on-boarding to product purchase for new site and company endeavor, Sports Crate
  • responsible for product page update that increased core subscription conversion rate by more than 10%
  • developed semantic front-end modules and templates based on new designs and visual directions
  • standardized styles and HTML structure in collaboration with UX/UI designers and other developers
  • migrated templates and content site-wide from Alchemy CMS to Contentful CMS
  • created and modified CMS templates, enabling easy updates and content-specific campaigns
  • implemented and advised on A/B/n tests across site
  • updated 404 page with a delightful, custom, Space Invaders-inspired game
  • tech stack: Ruby on Rails, CoffeeScript, SASS, Bootstrap, jQuery, GitHub
  • lootcrate.com

Freelance Developer, Mindsoil, Summer/Fall 2015

  • HTML, CSS, jQuery based on client’s design (Phase One)
  • React and PHP form handling
  • fluid and responsive layout for Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile
  • Phase Two to allow client login and UI panel, including file upload and download
  • MEAN app exploration for custom Admin content management system
  • React exploration for custom Client file management system
  • mindsoil.com

Front-End Developer, Ticketmaster | Live Nation, September 2009 - April 2015

  • developed advanced, seamless prototypes of future products for internal and user testing with JavaScript and jQuery
  • created and developed integral updates to front-end templates for Ticketmaster’s 2015 reskin, 2013/14 revamp of event detail pages and 2010 rebrand, Live Nation’s 2010 redesign, Account Manager product
  • spearheaded development of A/B/n tests across sites using Optimizely and Maxymiser
  • managed close-knit relationships with designers on fluid and static pages using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • recipient of internal Rock Star (2012) and Golden Gate (2014) achievements, acknowledging above-and-beyond performance among hundreds of employees

Freelance Developer, Davina Chatkeon, Summer 2014

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MYSQL portfolio site based on client’s design
  • custom back-end scripts to allow for client to easily update projects, with aggregate pages reflecting changes
  • created custom touch-friendly carousel for homepage
  • responsive layout for Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile with higher pixel density displays in mind
  • davinachatkeon.com

Freelance Developer, Fuller & Williamson, Fall 2014

  • built single-page website using HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • responsive layout for Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile with higher pixel density displays in mind
  • fullerandwilliamson.com

Wordpress Developer, Ali Larter, Fall 2014

  • extensive custom Wordpress theme based on client’s design
  • integrated Facebook login, client Twitter and Instagram display, and subscription functionalities
  • responsive layout for Desktop, Tablet, and Mobile
  • alilarter.com

Freelance Developer, Tunelize, Fall 2014

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript based on client’s design
  • custom JavaScript music player, equalizer graphic response to player, and various carousels
  • fluid and responsive layout for Desktop and Tablet
  • tunelize.com

Freelance Developer, JobSync, Summer 2013

  • built website using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
  • coded jQuery-based AJAX contact forms
  • dynamically integrated two most recent company tweets into homepage
  • jobsync.com

Freelance Designer/Developer, Williams Flooring, Summer 2013

  • designed single page layout with Photoshop
  • built website using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
  • coded jQuery-based AJAX contact form
  • integrated HTML5 video
  • williams-flooring.com

Freelance Developer, PartyTapper, Winter 2013

Freelance Developer, Cicilia Teng, Designer/Photographer, Summer 2012 | Winter 2013

  • coded sites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript based on client’s design
  • created custom back-end system using PHP, MySQL for client to login and update project pages herself
  • created custom Wordpress template based on client’s design
  • mooncici.com

Designer/Developer, blik Surface Graphics, April 2005 - April 2009

  • maintained and made most updates to website, including adding new products to and maintaining e-commerce store as needed, creating landing pages with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, updating templates
  • managed launches of highly successful Threadless tie-in products every 6 weeks, including conversion of artwork to viable wall graphic products, photography, addition to website, updating of voting page utilizing Poll Daddy online application, design and coding of entire mini-site using HTML, CSS and Photoshop
  • created, coded, and published email newsletter (1-3 per month) using Photoshop and HTML
  • coded pre-designed instructional video page with HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • produced popular Nintendo line of products, including package contents, package design, and design and coding of mini-site - whatisblik.com/nintendo/
  • designed select custom projects for clients such as CheetahMail (Experian), Santa Monica Public Library, I AM 8-BIT Art Shows, and blik’s presence as part of the 2006 Cooper Hewitt Triennial, using Illustrator
  • prepared artist work for production of commercially viable wall graphic products
  • whatisblik.com

Technical Skills

Strengths: HTML, SASS/CSS, jQuery, image optimization, design-, detail-, and process-oriented, best practices for website accessibility, SEO, and HTML semantics, cross-browser and device consistency

Practical experience with: JavaScript, Ruby, Rails, CoffeeScript, Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, A/B site optimization with Optimizely and Maxymiser platforms, version control with GIT and SVN, Agile Scrum and Kanban processes, JIRA, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator

Basic experience with: Node, Express, Angular, MongoDB, Mongoose, React, Jasmine

An Event Apart 2016, San Francisco, attendee