Natalie Ryder

Resume

Work Experience

Web Developer & Lead Graphic Designer

Snaptactix | Oct. 2015 to Present

As the company’s sole front-end developer, convert mockups and PSD files to pixel-perfect, mobile-friendly, cross-browser, and responsive web sites using HTML, Sass, Bootstrap, and JQuery.

Design, develop, and maintain company website on a blank Wordpress theme, implementing Wordpress best practices and mobile-first development.

Achieve required functionality with plugins and hand-coded PHP and JavaScript.

Improved usability of admin page for marketing team to add and edit content.

Review and revise designs in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign to ensure quality before implementation.

Established SOP for preparing and delivering design and content for development.

Web Development Intern

Plexuss.com | May 2015 to Oct. 2015

Performed validation checks and corrected any errors found in Plexuss.com using Laravel 4 and Foundation.

Shift Supervisor

Senior Customer Service Associate

Customer Service Associate

The UPS Store | Feb. 2012 to Oct. 2015

Designed print materials. Proofed files to ensure quality. Trained and managed associates. Customer service.

Graphic Design Intern

Inscriptu Inc. | Sept. 2011 to Dec. 2011

Designed and edited files for customers. Laser and rotary engraving, vinyl cutting, sublimation and textile printing.

Education

BA, magna cum laude, in Graphic Design

Point Loma Nazarene University

GPA 3.80

Received advanced training in typography, color theory, and layout design applied in projects including brand identity packages, multi-page publication, and websites.

AS with High Honors in Web Development

San Diego Mesa College

GPA: 3.84

Learned the leading web standards and technological innovations to develop and maintain websites. Proficiency in responsive design across varying devices for optimal user experience.

Skills

Development

HTML(5), CSS(3), Sass, Bootstrap, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, jQuery, Git, Grunt, SVG, Wordpress, cross-browser, mobile-first, responsive and adaptive development

Design

Illustrator, Indesign, Sketch, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Digital Photography