Rob HarrisRob Harris

Driven Designer/Developer with over a dozen years of real experience. Adept at managing heavy workloads while focusing on building creative, visually-appealing interactive products. Professional, flexible, creative, and service-oriented. Offering a unique combination of artistic creativity and technical skills with the ability to use both to create effective solutions.

Skills & Abilities

    Professional proficiency in markup and scripting languages:

  • HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript – jQuery, Bootstrap, asp.net (C#), XML, PHP, SQL, etc.
  • Professional knowledge of UI/UX practices.
  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite Applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro, etc.)
  • Strong design skill with instinctive feel for layout
  • Advanced typography skills and experience
  • Service, leadership and problem solving oriented

Experience

First Marblehead – DBA Cology, LLC | UI/UX Designer/Front-end Developer

2014 – 2016

Focus of duties is that of primarily to improve the UX/UI of existing web-based applications and in the development of new applications. Also to work as a full stack developer and assist backend developers as needed. These responsibilities include tasks and skills in the following areas:

  • Front-end development using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, Bootstrap
  • Backend development using C# for asp.net and MSSQL
  • Development of custom, application specific controls
  • Wireframing and prototyping
  • Whiteboard diagrams
  • Usability testing
  • Requirement gathering and analysis

Franklin Covey | Contracted Designer

2013 – 2014

Designed, coded and implemented micro sites, emails and registration applications for multiple Franklin Covey marketing department campaigns. Improved user experience and technology used in projects adding CSS media queries to micro sites. Tested email campaigns to verify appropriate display of messages across platforms and devices. Added registration functionality for events, allowing participants to sign up for conferences online rather than having to do phone registrations.

Storage Marketing Solutions | Creative Director

2007-2013

Oversaw all creative work internally and for clients. Created and strengthened brands for both our company and marketing clients through strong meshing of marketing messages and action inspiring design. Designed and coded client sites and web applications using a combination of technical skills such as HTML, CSS, jQuery(JavaScript), PHP, and MySQL; building graphical UI/UX elements. Managed the creative team to efficiently deliver client needs. Created tools for clients to measure success of marketing strategies. Oversaw email marketing setup and maintenance.

Rastar Digital Marketing | Web-to-Print Lead

2004 – 2009

Created web portals for custom print ordering. Designed portal UI as well as testing for best user experience during portal usage. Implemented new front-end code within the team for user interaction into portals that the creators of the software rolled into subsequent releases. Trained others in company on procedures and workflow.