About

Chris
Hi, I’m Chris. I love designing and developing websites. Nothing seems quite as satisfying as creating something unique and seeing it become useful and valuable to clients. In my free time, I enjoy exploring and photographing the great outdoors. Scroll down for a summary of my experience, project examples, and a way to contact me.

Resume

Professional Experience

Independent Contractor

Web Developer and Designer

January 2014 – Present • Bellingham, WA

  • Converted phone ordering system into e-commerce web app using PayPal API
  • Created custom admin interface to replace manual reports with PDF reports generated from MySQL database
  • Developed personalized websites and PHP plugins for clients ranging from private individuals to commercial enterprises
  • Built fully-featured Vue.js gallery plugin to meet design specifications that did not have an existing commercial solution
  • Completed survey site using role-based access control within a strict 1-month timetable to meet a marketing campaign deadline

Speare.com

Writer and Creative Assistant

April 2017 – October 2017 • Bellingham, WA

  • Worked with founder to develop message strategies that effectively communicate the value of Speare as a modern writing experience
  • Produced abbreviated promotional booklet that built excitement for the new writing and brainstorming methods enabled by Speare software

GoWireless, Inc.

Sales and Customer Support Specialist

October 2006 – August 2008 • Mill Creek, WA

  • Continually increased sales numbers and established long-lasting customer relationships built on trust
  • Provided technical support, including troubleshooting and tutorials, for a wide range of devices
  • Placed first in contest conducted in the competitive, fast-paced work environment of commission sales

Skills

HTML • CSS • JavaScript • WordPress • Word • Excel • Photoshop • Illustrator

Education

Western Washington University

B.A. Management Information Systems

August 2014 • Bellingham, WA

College of Business & Economics

Cum Laude • GPA: 3.75, Major: 3.91

  • Earned E-Commerce Developer Certificate from the Internet Studies Center at Western Washington University
  • Demonstrated competency for certificate by successfully completing internship with local business customizing WordPress site and by building photo gallery app in C# / ASP.NET
  • Collaborated with IT Leadership team to organize professional networking events for students
  • Was accepted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society
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Portfolio

Full Stack Development

E-Commerce Apps - PHP | MySQL

Front-End Development

Portfolios and More - HTML | CSS | JavaScript

Writing

Creating Content and Marketing

Photography Site

The Previous and Coming Soon

Contact

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