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Eric Guest

Developer / Designer

678-283-9459

evguest@yahoo.com

Overview

A highly motivated and efficient Front End Web Developer & Graphic Designer with experience spanning 15+ years. Exceedingly creative, diverse skill-set and recognized as a goal-oriented and solution-focused individual.

Education

Georgia State University

Atlanta, GA
Jun 2008 - Jun 2010
  • School of Study: Studio Arts
  • Major: Graphic Design
  • 3.25 GPA
  • Dean's List Honors

Art Institute of Atlanta

Atlanta, GA
Jun 2001 - Dec 2003
  • School of Study: Multimedia
  • Major: Web Design
  • 3.0 GPA
  • Dean's List Honors

Honors & Awards

  • 2014 Summit Group Chairman’s Club Award Winner
  • 2013 Summit Group Chairman’s Club Award Winner
  • United States Marine Corps Certificate of Commendation
  • United States Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
  • National Defense Medal
  • Navy Sea Service Deployment Ribbon

Skills & Specializations

  • HTML5 / DHTML / XHTML
  • CSS3
  • jQuery
  • SQL
  • Foundation / Bootstrap
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Brand Identity Packaging
  • Logo Design
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Web Statistics and Analysis
Beginner
Intermediate
Proficient
Expert

Related Experience

  1. Web Design / Development Solution Manager - Web Coordinator

    Summit Group, LLC.

    Mar 2010-Oct 2015

    As the Web Development / Design Solution Manager - Web Coordinator at Summit Group I was responsible for the design, development, and maintenance of e-commerce sites, catalogs, as well as internal/external corporate web pages & intranet. One of my noted accomplishments was the full front-end integration of RWD (Responsive Web Design) into the e-Commerce Platform.

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    Other Responsibilities include

    Create cutting edge websites following current trends and best practices for front end web design and development

    Develop, implement and maintain corporate and subsidiary web sites

    Assist Information Technology department with back end processing of Internet and e-commerce database integration with existing ERP applications

    Oversee the electronic communication of business transactions, such as orders, confirmations and invoices between organizations

    Design and develop cutting edge HTML-rich Mass Marketing email campaigns that and are able to convey the intended message while complying with all best practices and legal standards for Mass Marketing emails

    Develop training programs and documentation for internal staff

    Work closely with Account Executives to increase company knowledge of e-commerce and Internet applications

    Introduce e-commerce and EDI standards and technology

    Provide database support for e-commerce applications

    Provide technical expertise and direction to management, technical staff and end-users

    Coordinate problem resolution

    Develop plans for upgrades and migrations of existing internet applications

    Assess impact of software migrations to existing business processes

    Develop schedules and work plans for upgrades

    Coordinate testing activities within and outside the department as required

    Maintain detailed documentation of programs and modifications

    Analyze system performance and recommend methods for improvement

  2. Graphic Design / Web Specialist

    DataMan Systems LLC.

    Apr 2008-May 2009

    As a Graphic/Web Specialist, I was an integral part of the continued success of DataMan Systems, a small design firm offering custom design, programming and Internet marketing services. I was responsible for the support of a full-featured content management system that offers clients the ability to create and maintain all aspects of their Internet presence.

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    Other Responsibilities include

    Management and direction of numerous domains for organizations in various industries across the United States

    Consulting with clients on successful web-based marketing initiatives and shared "best practices" advice to help them reach their online objectives

    Creation of website development surveys & evaluations

    Search engine optimization/management/marketing

    HTML / DHTML / XHTML development / Javascript / CSS

    Project Deployments

    Graphic design solution

    Internet marketing

    Banner Ad creation/managements

  3. Creative Design Director

    Vaughan Concrete Company, Inc.

    May 2005-Nov 2007

    While Creative Design Director at Vaughan Concrete Inc., I initiated an identity package to facilitate the attainment of business objectives, complete with logo/website development, business card creation, and customized letterhead. I also created Brand Guidelines to govern how the identity is applied. Additionally, I confirmed color palettes, typefaces, page layouts and other such methods to maintain visual continuity and brand recognition.

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    Other Responsibilities include

    HTML / DHTML / XHTML development / Javascript / CSS

    Search engine optimization/management/marketing

    Identity Package Generation

    Logo Creation

    Project Management

    Graphic design solutions

    Internet marketing

    Banner Ad creation/management

  4. Owner / Operator

    Devil Dawg Customs

    Mar 2002-Jan 2005

    As a self-employed construction project manager with an extensive supervisory background, I handled all aspects of business, including: customer service, marketing, purchasing, accounting, as well as, winning and completing major bids on schedule and on budget. I am experienced at supervising and I have an intermediate Spanish-speaking ability. I personally maintained overview of works-in-progress to produce at optimum efficiency.

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    Other Responsibilities include

    Drive business through management initiatives resulting in increased revenue growth

    Implement and identify opportunities to improve cost efficiency and productivity

    Establish strategic relationships to leverage significant long term business opportunities

    Build solid reputation for effective leadership by implementing process initiative techniques, overseeing business goals protocols, and operations

    Ensure Customer service satisfaction is afforded highest attention and priority

  5. 3Bn / 2Mar Lima Co. Squad Leader

    United States Marine Corps

    Jun 1995-Jun 1999

    During my tenure as a United States Marine I acquired years of experience in management and supervisory positions both globally and domestically. I earned multiple awards for leadership and performance expertise in training to include The Marine Corps Certificate of Commendation and letters of appreciation. I was directly involved in mentoring, motivating, and leading cross-functional teams to meet and exceed operational goals. Utilizing strong program development and implementation, I was able to meet international deployment objectives, while developing and executing strategic plans.

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    Other Responsibilities include

    Strong communicator, advocate, counselor, and relationship developer

    Develop, implement and maintain corporate and subsidiary web sites

    Provided training for over 240 Marines

    Developed lesson plans and facilitated classroom training seminars

    Recognized for providing assistance to training school during period of elevated critical incidents

    Supervised and executed all requirements in preparation for training and operational assignments worldwide, including Unit Cohesion and International Military Cross-Training Exercises in Pohang, South Korea

    Established and procured all team requirements as member of planning group

    Directly supervised cross-functional team of junior marines to implement pilot training guidelines

    Provided support counseling to military and civilian personnel, including assistance in mission-critical incidents

    Implemented revised procedures to reduce error processing rate during combat operations

    Conducted equipment and personnel evaluations to ensure total compliance of Marine Corps standards

    future requirements via analysis of current training programs

Other Technical Skills

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • AGILE
  • Art
  • Business Processes
  • Catalogs
  • Consulting
  • Content Management
  • Creative Design
  • E-commerce
  • Email Marketing
  • File Transfer Protocol (FTP)
  • Graphic Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Internet Applications
  • Internet Marketing
  • LESS
  • Multimedia
  • Project Management
  • Problem Resolution
  • SASS
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Strategic Plans
  • Visual Hierarchy