kellymccormack.com

WEB SITE DEVELOPMENT {DEV 21.0}

Veteran code craftsman | 21 years' professional experience

Specializing in masterful front end development, I engineer high-performance code, achieve innovative interactive solutions, and architect responsive design approaches that maximize user experience paired with artistry and functionality.

SKILLS and TECHNOLOGIES

  • HTML / HTML5 (semantics, outline/structure, SEO, W3C validity, accessibility, Canvas, HTML5 APIs)
  • CSS / CSS3 (responsive design implementation, layout, typography, cascade and inheritance, transforms and animation, large-scale site architecture)
    • LESS / SASS / SCSS (CSS preprocessing - variable usage, mixins, extends, recursion, partials)
  • Animation
    • Adobe Animate (HTML5 Canvas), Flash, Edge Animate
    • GreenSock Animation Platform (GSAP)
    • ScrollMagic, Skrollr
    • D3JS
    • ThreeJS
    • Output to HTML5 canvas, DOM, video, GIF89a, etc.
    • HTML5 banner ads
  • JavaScript
    • jQuery (UI and DOM operations, plugin integration and customization)
    • Angular 1.x, Handlebars (single page applications, templating, data binding)
    • Google Analytics (page and event tracking)
    • Google Maps API
    • Node, Grunt
  • Graphics (image formats: Gif/Gif89a/Jpeg/PNG8,PNG24, compression and optimization, sprites, SVG, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Cross browser, legacy browser, and mobile device compatibility using mobile-first, graceful degradation, and progressive enhancement approaches as appropriate.
  • Software: Brackets, MS Visual Studio, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Animate, Fireworks, Illustrator, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign
  • Backend environment experience: ASP.NET (C#, Razor, MVC, IIS), PHP
  • Content Management Systems: Kentico, Umbraco, Sitecore, ModX, Koken, Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla
  • ActionScript (AS2, AS3, banner ads, animation, interactivity)
  • HTML emails (responsive emails, SilverPop, ExactTarget, Eloqua)
  • Version control: SVN, GIT, MS TFS
  • Agile workflow methodology experience
  • Quality Assurance testing
  • Task and defect workflow management: Jira, Basecamp, MS TFS, Scrumwise

SERVICES

  • New site development from concept to execution.
  • Maintenance, updates, and additions to existing sites.
  • Modernizing and improving existing sites, implementing mobile device-friendly responsive design techniques.
  • User Interface functionality including parallax movement, animation (JavaScript, Flash), slideshows / carousels / sliders, paging, menus, sticky scrolling, audio and video, video backgrounds, custom interactivity.
  • JavaScript application development.
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO) through semantic markup, validation of code, sitemap XML, best practice standards.
  • Google Analytics implementation, including basic page view analytics and advanced event tracking.
  • Social Media integration (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
  • I offer Content Management System (CMS) solutions using:
    • Umbraco (ASP.NET open source, for robust high performance sites)
    • Kentico (ASP.NET open source or licensed, for robust highly user-editable sites)
    • ModX (PHP open source, for robust high performance sites)
    • Koken (PHP open source image gallery-focused sites)
    • Wordpress (PHP open source, for simple low-cost sites)
    • Conversion and migration of static and dynamic sites.
  • I can accommodate virtually any back end development service outside of my scope of expertise or current availability through my network of highly qualified professional peers.

Content writing, editing, and social media strategy, studio photography and videography, are also available through my network of contacts.

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