Resume

Ira Siegel

I’m a web developer with a strong work ethic and a passion for web standards, emerging coding techniques and technology.

Skills

Languages

HTML5, CSS3, Sass, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, SQL, LESS

Software

Adobe Creative Cloud (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, etc.), Sketch

Databases

MySQL, SQL Server

Web/Application Servers

Apache, Nginx, IIS

Platforms

Mac, Windows, Linux, Chrome OS

CMSes

ExpressionEngine, WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Kentico, Evoq/DNN

Source Control

Git, Subversion, Team Foundation Server

Miscellaneous

Responsive Web Design, Unix shell, Chrome DevTools (e.g. source maps, workspaces, etc.), Grunt, Gulp, npm, Yeoman, Bower, Vagrant, CodeKit, MAMP Pro, LiveReload, Bootstrap, Foundation, SourceTree, Susy, phpMyAdmin, Sequel Pro, Wacom tablet, Google Analytics, Navicat, Compass, Bourbon, Neat, Jekyll, DRY principles, Agile development, Sublime Text, Zeplin, HTML email development and platforms (ExactTarget, Constant Contact, MailChimp, etc.)

Professional Experience

Tallwave

Scottsdale, AZ, 2/17 – Present
Front End Web Developer

Ethology

Scottsdale, AZ, 8/15 – 2/17
Front End Web Developer

McMurry/TMG

Phoenix, AZ, 2/13 – 7/15
Front End Web Developer

Take design comps and author CSS (using Sass), jQuery and HTML to create client and internal websites with Drupal, WordPress, and .NET.

McMurry/TMG

Phoenix, AZ, 8/12 – 2/13
Interactive Marketing Developer

Streamlined McMurry’s HTML Email program by bringing everything in-house and developed a mobile-friendly/responsive HTML Email program. Used ExactTarget and MailChimp for delivery and reporting tools.

Kick-started and developed mobile-friendly email program

Front-end development of Drupal, WordPress and brochure-style websites.

Constant Contact

Waltham, MA, 11/05 – 8/12
Sr. Visual UX Developer

Develop product prototypes for usability studies that enhanced new product introduction and improved customer experience and adoption

Work with software developers and product owners to design and develop enhancements and usability improvements to existing and new products

Participate in the design and development of new features for future products

Design and develop XHTML/CSS templates for the Email Marketing, Event Marketing and Social Campaigns products. Increased Email Marketing template selection from 40 to over 450, improving overall customer satisfaction.

Publish updated and new Email Marketing/Social Campaigns templates and Event Marketing themes to QA environments and production

Develop auto-generated system letters for business partner and customer-facing communications

Design, develop and maintain Regional Development Director Email Marketing templates to help drive Constant Contact-sponsored seminar attendance

Design and develop mobile email templates for QuickView iPhone App, a major corporate initiative

Led the design, development and maintenance of widely-used company intranet from concept to rollout

Built and championed the UX pattern library in use across company

Ensim/TeleGea

Waltham, MA, 3/00 – 7/05
Web Designer

Designed/developed TeleGea.net, a password-protected VoIP software demonstration portal which aided in over twenty TeleGea customer wins

Assisted Sales Engineers with sales efforts by customizing and branding TeleGea’s additional VoIP software demonstration portals

Designed and developed offline versions of software demonstrations

Designed/developed five versions of TeleGea’s corporate website

Provided ongoing design, development and content updates to corporate website

Facilitated production and implementation of product and demo visual design templates into final HTML and CSS

Oversaw design and prototype phase of GUIs to ensure visual direction can be translated effectively into HTML and CSS

Maintained standards for coding

Distributed and created customer and employee e-mail newsletters and trade show e-mail invites

Prepared and distributed weekly NetTracker web statistics reports

Island Def Jam Music Group

New York, NY, 3/99 – 8/99
Rock Promotion Assistant

Assistant to VP and Director of National Rock Promotion

Downloaded all artist airplay and sales data from web-based applications SoundScan, Broadcast Data Systems, and Radio & Records

Prepared weekly rock radio report, which was distributed to label staff and independent promoters

Created weekly artist sales and air play one sheets for distribution to radio and independent promoters

Arranged all travel for VP, Director, and select local promotion managers

Tracked and coded all departmental invoices and check payment requests using the JDEdwards mainframe financial system

PolyGram Group Distribution

New York, NY, 5/97 – 2/99
National Advertising Coordinator

Downloaded all new, changed and canceled co-op advertising commitments to dBASE from mainframe advertising system

Distributed advertising commitments and account credits to respective regional advertising coordinators and accounts

Liaison for accounts, regional advertising coordinators and advertising auditing bureau to resolve rejected advertising claims

Performed all month-end close procedures utilizing mainframe advertising system and dBASE

PolyGram Holding, Inc.

New York, NY, 11/94 – 5/97
Accounts Payable Clerk

Acted as contact and was responsible for paying all A&M Nashville, Mercury Nashville and PGD regional and sales office expenses/invoices using SAP financial mainframe system

Past Experience

7/93 – 9/94

WAAF: Hillman In The Morning prep

Superadio: Office Administrator

Data Vault: data warehouse disaster recovery prep and delivery

Education

Clark University

2000, Framingham, MA
Client/Server Programming and Web Development

Rutgers University

1993, New Brunswick, NJ
B.A., Communications
Sigma Alpha Mu

Associations & Awards

Associations

Member, Toastmasters (2012 – 2014)
Member, National Association of Photoshop Professionals (2007 – Present)
2008, 2009 and 2010 An Event Apart, Boston
2009 Photoshop World Boston
2009 SimpleBits Handcrafted CSS Workshop w/ Dan Cederholm and Ethan Marcotte

Awards

2007 Constant Contact StepUp! Employee Award
2011 Constant Contact Innovation Day Finalist; Created Email Campaign Optimizer UI
2012 Constant Contact WOW Nomination

References available upon request