Steven J. Lain

Web Developer

2172 Cinnamon Way

Fayetteville. AR. 72703

479.236.1555

steven@makedesigncompany.com

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Steven J. Lain - Web Developer @ MAKE Design Company

Skills

  • HTML 95% 95%
  • CSS 95% 95%
  • Javascript 70% 70%
  • PHP 80% 80%
  • Microsoft Office 95% 95%
  • Adobe Creative Suite – Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, Muse 90% 90%

Profile

I am a lover of all things web. It started out as a curiosity, to some formal classes, to LOTS of self-exploration and experimentation, to working on some really great projects with really great people. With every project or experiment I work on, my curiosity, passion, and respect for the web continues to flourish.

Alongside with my experience in web design and development, I have several years experience in the retail sales and marketing in the CPG Industry. In the fast-paced world of sales and marketing, I know that being agile and adaptable with a thirst for knowledge and insight are key elements in any industry.

Experience

MAKE Design Company –

Web Developer / 2018-PRESENT

 

Web Development

Responsible for both back-end and front-end development, including creating WordPress pages, themes, plugins, templates, custom post types and more. A combination of programming skills (namely PHP, HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript) and aesthetics (understanding element arrangements on the screen, color & typography, etc.).

Understanding the entire web development process, including design, development, and deployment.

  • Robust understanding of front-end technologies, including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • Experience building user interfaces for websites and/or web applications
  • Experience designing and developing responsive design websites
  • Comfortable working with debugging tools like Firebug, Chrome inspector, etc.
  • Ability to understand CSS changes and their ramifications to ensure consistent style across platforms and browsers
  • Ability to convert comprehensive layout and wireframes into working HTML pages
  • Knowledge of how to interact with RESTful APIs and formats (JSON, XML)
  • Proficient understanding of code versioning including, but not limited to, Gitlab/Github, Mercurial, etc.
  • Familiarity with designing for ADA/accessibility compliance
  • Email development and design
  • Basic SEO Strategies & implementation
Teamwork / Collaboration

Weekly meetings to maintain communications and transparency of projects both current and future based

Work with creative director on monthly invoicing to ensure billing accuracy as well as billing back the clients for any and all charges associated with projects.

Groups

WordPress Northwest Arkansas –

I am an active member of a local WordPress group. We meet 1 per month to discuss and work on WordPress related topics, as well as helping local bloggers / site owners troubleshoot any issues they are having with the functionality or design of their site.

WordCamp Fayetteville Planning Committee –

I am part of the WordCamp Fayetteville Planning Committee #wcfay – We are responsible for making Fayetteville’s yearly WordCamp event a reality.

 

 

 

Professional References

Noel Contreras – 469.865.5445
Melanee Lavery – 479.466.5818
Scarlett Isbell  – scarlettphill@outlook.com

 

 

 

Acosta Sales & Marketing –

Operations Coordinator / 2015-2018

 

Data Analysis

Analyze data and any issues that are presented, to achieve the most cost-effective and efficient solution to the problem presented

Project Management

Project Management of the Cycle Mailings and other Special Mailing Projects, as well as print projects (POP, POS, sell sheets, IRCs, etc.)

Information / Data Management

Produce project quotes based on:
– Quantity of items
– Quantity per store
– Quantity of field reps scheduled to receive
– Packaging requirements
– Shipping prices
– Any supporting print requirements for project execution

Compile store lists, targets lists, and product lists
– Compile data into a master project file
– Cycle kit inventory list
– Product image datasheet
– Compiled store list
– Compiled distribution / ship list
– Tracking datasheet
– Monthly billing datasheet
– Team billing breakdown datasheet

Maintain / update information on Team Share Point Site
– WM CORE Team Shiplist
– Process orders from Fulfillment Order Site maintaining a clear and empty queue
– Update Post Cycle Mailing tracking information for the Field Managers

Teamwork / Collaboration

Weekly meetings with business managers to maintain communications and transparency of projects both current and future based

Work with Operations Manager on monthly invoicing to ensure billing accuracy as well as billing back the clients for any and all charges associated with Special Project Mailings

Produce Cycle Mailing Guide every month to be used in conjunction with that month’s cycle kit being shipped – Cycle dates, kit contents with part number and description, images items in kit, and instruction sheets for items in the kit

Acosta Sales & Marketing –

Shipping Manager / 2008-2015

 

Project Management

Maintained receiving, warehousing, and distribution operations by initiating, coordinating, and enforcing program, operational, and personnel policies and procedures

Maintained cleanliness, organization, & maintenance of shipping department operations

Tracking and management of shipments coming into inventory and going out of inventory.
– Monthly cycle shipments
– Buyer samples coming in and going out for Business Managers & their contacts.
– Special Mailing Projects
– Supply requests by Retail Merchandisers & Unit Managers

Package & process outgoing shipments via Fed Ex Ship Manager or USPS Postage

Set up & maintain production environment for outgoing shipments (Monthly Cycle & Special Mailing Projects)

Information / Data Management

Receive and verify the accuracy of incoming and outgoing shipments via shipping list data

Performed maintenance and updates/upkeep on all shipping systems

Fed Ex Ship Manager Software – system updates, address database updates, and database purges

Pitney Bowes Postage Machine – software/rate updates, cleaning / maintaining mechanics for optimal performance

Teamwork / Collaboration

Team communications concerning inbound/outbound shipments, inventory control, inventory discrepancies, client verifications of quantities being distributed to the field

Maintained & managed temporary staff member’s hours & job results by coaching, counseling, and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results while also producing a well-balanced work environment