Resume

Natasha Pierre-Louis UI Designer & Front-End Developer

A professional front-end developer with over 10 years of design and development experience with HTML and CSS. Other skills include responsive web design, wireframing and producing mockups within an agile environment (Certified ScrumMaster ’12). I have a Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design and am very comfortable troubleshooting within JavaScript, Java, PHP and .NET. I have also learned a lot about user experience from some amazing UX Architects and am interested in pursuing a UI Designer/Front-End Developer position.

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Skills

Front-End Development
90%
UI/Graphic Design
80%
Design Thinking
80%
Agile Development
85%
Wireframe
75%
Painting
75%

Experience

Uniform Advantage – Front End Developer 2, 04/2015 – Present

  • Develops cross-browser compatible, standards-compliant and responsive web pages using HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap 3, Sass, JavaScript and template scripting, according to software requirements and design specifications
  • Debugs, maintains and updates applications within the .NET MVC framework
  • Keeps current with technical trends and incorporates them within assignments as appropriate
  • Leads the initiative to define the standards for UI/UX Development
  • Works closely with the Art and Marketing Team
  • Recommends improvements and changes in designs and gives professional appraisal on implementation of the design as planned and/or executed
  • Analyzes and contributes to project requirements and design specifications

Citrix Systems – Senior Web Developer, 09/2010 – 02/2015

  • Developed cross-browser compatible, standards-compliant and responsive web pages using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and template scripting, according to software requirements and design specifications
  • Created the User Interface and Visual Designs for applications while focusing on user needs and optimal user experience
  • Worked closely with UX Designers and regularly attended UX Meetups in order to expand my knowledge of human-centered design
  • Debugged, maintained and updated applications within the Google Web Toolkit framework as well as Java-based templates such as Freemarker
  • Worked as the dedicated Front-end Developer for Citrix Project Accelerator and Citrix Project Serenity
  • Volunteered to help migrate A Kids’ Brain Tumor Cure PLGA Foundation’s site to WordPress
  • Kept current with technical trends and incorporated them within assignments as appropriate
  • Recommended improvements and changes in designs and gave professional appraisal on implementation of the design as planned and/or executed
  • Analyzed requirements, and contributed to software requirements and design specifications for projects of significant scope

BGT Partners – UI Developer, 01/2010 – 09/2010

  • Developed cross-browser compatible and standards-compliant HTML/XHTML Pages based on Visual Designs provided by the Graphic Design team
  • Created reusable templates within PHP framework for client websites
  • Debugged and fixed layout issues within development team’s .NET and JavaScript framework
  • Documented and maintained coding, commenting and validation

Automated Healthcare Solutions – Multimedia Specialist, 01/2009 – 10/2009

  • Captured and edited videos with Final Cut Pro
  • Created Interactive DVDs with DVD Studio Pro
  • Created patent drawings
  • Created the User Interface and Visual Designs for web based applications
  • Developed and designed cross-browser pages within a .NET environment
  • Documented and maintained coding, commenting, validation and testing standards

Kaplan University – HTML Developer/Designer, 12/2007 – 01/2009

  • Created Visual Designs for web pages based on UI Team prototypes
  • Developed and designed cross-browser pages for a .NET environment
  • Debugged and fixed layout issues within development team’s ASP and JavaScript framework
  • Documented and maintained coding, commenting, validation and testing standards
  • Developed HTML Style Guides based on finalized templates

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Graphic Design, December 2003

Florida Atlantic University, Davie, FL, GPA – 3.4
Design Against Fur Student Poster Competition, Honorable Mention, 2003

Associate of Science, Computer Graphics and Designs, April 1996

Keiser College, Fort Lauderdale, FL, GPA – 3.8

Professional Development

Team Treehouse Profile

Software and ToolsS

Adobe Creative Suite, Axure, Eclipse, IntelliJ, GIT, DVD Studio Pro, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual Studios, phpMyAdmin, Quark, Visio

Operating Systems

Mac OS, Windows

References

Available upon request