Andrew Kerr's Resume

Andrew Kerr's Resume

Experience

DEVELOPER, ERVIN & SMITH
FEBRUARY 2014 TO PRESENT

  • Front-end development work, leveraging jQuery, JavaScript, CSS/CSS3, HTML/HTML, responsive best-practices and other various frameworks.
  • Email design and development using best practices with rigorous email client testing.

SENIOR INTERACTIVE ART DIRECTOR, ZAISS & COMPANY
FEBRUARY 2013 TO FEBRUARY 2014

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining a number of sites for various clients across a range of industries.
  • Sites developed on a number of platforms and frameworks including: Drupal, WordPress, PHP, Bootstrap, Foundation, static HTML and CSS.
  • All sites developed utilizing responsive design and mobile-first best practices.
  • Development, design, testing, and reporting for numerous email campaigns.
  • Setup, reporting and analysis of client website data utilizing a variety of tools including Google Analytics, Raven, Mixpanel, and Crazy Egg (heatmaps).

USER INTERFACE DEVELOPER, CLIENT RESOURCES INC. CONTRACT WITH FIRST NATIONAL BANK
JUNE 2012 TO FEBRUARY 2013

  • Part of the UI team responsible for the integration of design and functionality within First National’s Commercial Banker project.
  • Project managed under an Agile workflow.
  • Worked with Java developers to integrate JavaScript, jQuery, CSS, HTML, Struts and FreeMarker elements throughout the project.
  • Worked within the SpringSource environment (a variation of Eclipse).
  • Responsible for the creation of various UI static elements, snippets of functionality and overall user experience.

WEB MANAGER & GRAPHIC DESIGNER, RURAL MEDIA GROUP
NOVEMBER 2010 TO JUNE 2012

  • Developed, designed and managed the e-commerce portion of rfdtv.com.
  • Lead graphic designer for rfdtv.com, MyRURALTV.com and other various one-off sites.
  • Lead web developer for MyRURALTV.com.
  • Managed the web advertising traffic system through DoubleClick.
  • Analyzed traffic and build reports to show site growth using Google Analytics and other metric tools.
  • Responsible for editing, writing and/or posting some of the stories for rfdtv.com and myruraltv.com.
  • Responsible for the design and management of our weekly e-newsletter.

WEBMASTER, KOHLL’S PHARMACY & HOMECARE
MARCH 2005 TO NOVEMBER 2010

  • Developed, designed and maintained company’s websites, including: Kohlls.com, EPCPharmacy.com and more.
  • Created and managed its web and social media outlets for Kohll’s Pharmacy and Homecare.
  • Created graphic and video content for various departments within the company.
  • Assisted marketing team in integrating online campaigns with print campaigns.

CATALYST DESIGNS, OWNER/OPERATOR
2006 TO PRESENT

  • Developed Henry Doorly Zoo iPhone App (not paid for by the zoo).
  • Operate private web and graphic development company.
  • Develop multiple websites for companies and non-profit organizations.
  • Creation of various branding elements including logos, brochures and other various materials.

 

EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF NEBRASKA AT OMAHA – Omaha, NE – 2009 – May 2011

  • Bachelor’s of Science in Journalism with a News Editorial Concentration and Digital Media – Graduated Magna Cum Laude
  • METROPOLITAN COMMUNITY COLLEGE – Omaha, NE – 2006 - 2009 Associates in Arts

  • Graduated on the Dean’s List.
  • INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY OF DESIGN & TECHNOLOGY – Chicago, Il – 2000-2003

  • Studied Advertising and Design
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    VOLUNTEER WORK

    Fresh Start Ministries – Omaha, NE – 2013-current

  • Consulting in the development of their mobile app and new site design.
  • The Omaha HUB – Omaha, NE – 2012-current

  • Development of the organization’s website, donation system and monthly email newsletters.
  • Maple Village Association – Omaha, NE – 2008-current

  • Development of the association’s website MapleVillageAssoc.com.
  • Portfolio

    Portfolio

    Below are a variety of web, digital and print projects, select an image to view the project's details.

    Raising Sails

    Midtown Trees

    Danko Emergency Equipment

    Circle H Campers

    Kerr Construction

    Essential Guide to the Henry Doorly Zoo (iPhone app)

    Green Tree Arborcare Branding

    Maverick Solutions Branding

    UNO Run n' Munch Campaign

    Skills

    Skills

    Front-End Web Development

    HTML/HTML5 & CSS
    Responsive Design
    SASS
    JavaScript & jQuery
    JSON

    Server-Side Web Development

    PHP
    MySQL
    Ruby
    AJAX

    Content Management Systems

    WordPress
    Drupal
    Joomla
    Magento
    Concrete5

    Email Marketing

    MailChimp
    Litmus
    My Emma
    Email Client Testing
    Split Testing & Spam Testing

    Analytics & SEO

    Google Analytics
    SEO & SEM Best Practices
    MOZ & Raven
    Crazy Egg (heatmaps)
    Adobe Analytics

    General IT

    Adobe Creative Suite
    FTP & Servers
    Wireframes
    SVN/GIT Version Control
    Agile & Waterfall PM

    Contact Me

    Contact Andrew Kerr


    contact@omahacatalyst.com | 402.740.9115



    Raising Sails

    Site features various promotional products and campaigns the company has ran.

    Visit raisingsails.com



    Midtown Trees

    Site showcasing the business's tree trimming and planting services along with a contact form that integrates with a backend system for simple adminstration.

    Built using the Twitter Bootstrap framework

    Visit midtowntrees.com



    Danko Emergency Equipment

    Site showcases the company's new truck deliveries alongside their new truck offerings while tied into a robust content management system.

    Built with Drupal 7

    Visit Danko.net



    The Omaha HUB

    Features the organizations upcoming events, a live stream integration tied into a robust content management system.

    Built with Joomla 2.5



    Circle H Campers

    Site features the business's camper rental offerings, while giving users the ability to make a rental request online and pay for their rental.

    Built using the Twitter Bootstrap framework

    Visit CircleHCampers.com



    Kerr Construction

    One-page design site highlights the business's services along with a simple portfolio of work.

    Built using the Twitter Bootstrap framework

    Visit KerrConstruct.com



    Essential Guide to the Henry Doorly Zoo (iPhone app)

    Native iPhone app with an interactive map along with detailed information about each exhibit found at the zoo.

    Project Details

    Built with xCode and Appsify

    App no longer available for download



    Green Tree Arborcare Branding

    Logo and business card design.



    Maverick Solutions

    Logo and business card design.



    UNO Run n' Munch Campaign

    Designed logo, poster, t-shirts and other collateral promoting the event.