A self-driven and highly creative individual with solid working knowledge and experience in marketing, graphic design, front-end and back-end web development, customer focused marketing and new digital media outlets experience. A very passionate worker who enjoys taking on new challenges and discovering clever and creative solutions to problems. Possesses the visual eye and creative flair of a designer with the mind of a logical developer.
- Seminole High School
- St. Petersburg College
- University of South Florida St. Petersburg
Web Developer, Technology and Innovation - City of Tampa FL
Drupal website development and custom module development
Web design and theme development work.
Drupal contributor [https://www.drupal.org/u/nicholass](https://www.drupal.org/u/nicholass) for issues encountered on City of Tampa projects.
Development of new websites and web applications as well as support for existing applicaitons.
Maintenance of Acquia hosting and monitoring of website performance and health.
2008 - 2016
Web Coordinator, Marketing - City of St. Petersburg FL
Development and implementation of the City's web site information architecture and hierarchy, digital asset management and feature development.
Web development for in-house agency purposes utilizing server-side programming, databases and graphical reporting methods.
Coordination, development, design and production of creative graphics and art direction for various print and digital media projects for city agencies.
Development and maintenance of social media marketing campaigns and strategies raising brand awareness and engagement.
Creative customer-focused writing for promotional advertising for new media outlets.
Management of website content editor team, online branding style, development and architecture.
Design and maintenance of a large, interactive websites and utilization of commercial art techniques requiring advanced graphic design and computer skills and knowledge.
Application of electronic graphics, logo design, digital photography, and presentation graphics.
Computer technical and troubleshooting assistance.
Online Video production and management with live streaming technologies.
Coordination of new web technologies and practices adoption and deployment according to industry standards.
2009 - Present
Graphics/Web Designer - Freelance, Seminole FL
Freelance work for a variety of clients which included photography, animated banner ads, website development, print and digital billboard design and various other forms of digital and print related media.
- Clients have included: The Clever Cup, Bayfront Medical Center, Saturday Morning Market, Suncoast SPCA, Nickel & Nickel Communications, Vintage Ultra Lounge, Dentistry from the Heart, and Billy's Beer Blog.