Jeremy Williams

About

An innovative, customer-focused, analytical front-end developer, with a background in art & design, offering over eight 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 and design-, detail-, and process-oriented behavior.

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

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Professional Experience

Front-End Software Engineer, Zoe Media Group August 2017 - May 2018

  • maintained and updated front-end templates for Rachel Zoe’s online properties: The Zoe Report, Box of Style, Shop Rachel Zoe
  • implemented site-wide redesign of The Zoe Report in an expedited timeframe – 4 weeks for MVP, 3 more weeks for further updates
    • average time on page increased by 88.54%, bounce rate decreased by 30.54%, and exit rate decreased by 129%
  • converted Box of Style checkout page to two-step process, streamlining design and user experience
    • completion rate increased by 46% on mobile (from 15% to 22%) and 50% on desktop/tablet (from 20% to 30%)
  • revamped Box of Style add-ons page in subscription checkout flow
    • percentage of total transaction sales increased by 500-700% (from 0.06-0.1% to 0.3-0.7%)
  • tech stack: PHP, SCSS, jQuery, Wordpress, GitHub
  • Online publication: thezoereport.com
  • Seasonal subscription product: boxofstyle.com
  • E-commerce site: shoprachelzoe.com

Freelance Developer, MGX Creative Winter 2018

  • Company/portfolio site to showcase client’s videography, photography, and information
  • HTML, SCSS, jQuery, PHP, with Wordpress
  • Integrated JW Player and Swiper
  • mgxcreative.com

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, SCSS, CoffeeScript, 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
  • React exploration for custom Client file management system
  • MEAN app exploration for custom Admin content 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, and 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, and JavaScript
  • recipient of achievements in 2012 and 2014 acknowledging above-and-beyond performance among hundreds of employees
  • ticketmaster.com

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
  • 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

Skill Skill Level: BASIC (1) to ADVANCED (10)
Semantic HTML 9.5
SCSS/CSS3 9.5
jQuery 8.5
Image Optimization 9
Accessibility & SEO 8
JavaScript
& CoffeeScript
7
ES6 5
React 4.5
Ruby/Rails 4
PHP 5
Wordpress 4.5
A/B Testing
(Optimizely, Maxymiser)
7
GIT 4
Gulp 2
Angular 1
Node & Express 1
MongoDB
(Mongoose)
1
MySQL 2
Adobe Photoshop
& Illustrator
7
Sketch 2.5

Additional experience with: Agile (Scrum and Kanban), JIRA, Jasmine