melissa mcmurtrie

Overview

10 years professional experience in the technical field as a web developer.

Skills

Languages:
HTML
CSS/Sass
Javascript
Swift
PHP
Frameworks / Libraries / CMS:
React/React Native
Bootstrap/Foundation
Wordpress
Concrete5
Software / Versioning:
Photoshop
Sketch
Sublime
Git

Education

NYU–SCPS
Illustrator and InDesign Classes
University of TN
BFA – Painting

Experience

Comrade Agency February 2013 – present – Senior Web Developer

http://comradeagency.com/

Front–End Developer focusing on prototyping and site development.

  • Worked on award winning websites in the Energy and Medical markets.
  • Developed large scale fully functional prototypes for well known financial groups, including a prototype using Swift and Xcode created for user testing.

White Whale Web Services April 2012 – February 2013 – Front–End Web Developer

http://whitewhale.net/

Front–End Developer on Merrimack College and Washington College websites.

  • Created custom templates, slideshows, and other modular javascript widgets for the Livewhale CMS.
  • Developed Touro College Website using Twitter bootstrap.
  • Created mobile versions of law.upenn.edu, merrimack.edu, washcoll.edu and the Touro College website.

ARS Interactive August 2010 – March 2012 – Lead Front–End Web Developer

http://thinkars.com

Lead Front–End Developer on PBS Kids, a 16 store highly–complex Magento eCommerce site for PBS that was successfully launched within an accelerated 2 month deadline.

  • Developed Ty's Toy Box, a 45+ store Magento site, and Hit Shop USA, a 6 store Magento site.
  • Developed Whirlpool Partner's 2011 Black Friday event using backbone.js and xml which allowed real–time product updates by account managers and resulted in their highest grossing day to date.
  • Successfully implemented dozens of cross–browser experiences through WCS (CMS) for Sears, Kmart, Kenmore, Craftsman that supported IE6–9, Firefox, Chrome, and Safari under extremely tight 1–2 day deadlines.
  • Created a custom wordpress template for mainx24.com incorporating heavily customized google maps plugin.

Freelance Projects March 2009 – Present – Web Developer

http://melissakate.com

Developer of onelittlem.com, a sophisticated eCommerce site with interactive forms built on WordPress.

  • Created a custom plugin incorporating php, ajax and javascript, which allowed an administrator to add or remove fabric types and swatches dynamically to the forms through the Wordpress CMS.
  • Developed munchiesonwheels.com, based in Fresno, CA, includes a menu that can be updated via an xml file and an order form.

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