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John David Hunt

Profile

Front-end web developer/designer in the making, I try to learn all I can on each project. I eagerly seek a new opportunity to contribute to an organization that uses technology, design, and the web to make the world better. I love teamwork. I am willing to relocate.

Work History

Period-Three / Unmatchedstyle / The Iron Yard Academy Columbia,SC,USA - 2014-2015

Apprentice Web Designer/Developer, Period-Three

Participated in team-based design sprints for digital products.

Created wireframes, mockups, prototypes, icons, HTML and WordPress websites.

Organized and updated content, and created customized websites.

Conference Organizer and Junior Editor, Unmatchedstyle

Assisted in networking, marketing, organizing, and running events.

Assisted editors and reviewed websites for online design gallery.

Teaching Assistant, UI/Web Design Course: The Iron Yard

Coached students in principles of website and user interface design.

Often led design critiques and discussions, and gathered online resources.

Web Development & Support Technician, SoftDocs Columbia,SC,USA - 2013-2014

Created and maintained online data forms (using XSL,XML,HTML,CSS,JS,SQL).

Built custom tools for in-house and client editing and testing of forms.

Wrote javascript tool to increase page testing efficiency.

Assisted writing software that enabled exporting form data.

Helped solve data communication issues in software, and bugs in code.

Took initiative filling service/software gaps, fixed "unfixable" problems.

Organized and recovered data from forms that had been corrupted.

Worked independently, and on a team influencing others to be proactive.

Introduced implementation of responsive design to forms development team.

Freelance Web Developer/Designer, johndavidhunt.com - 2012-2016

Create "responsively designed" websites (static HTML/CSS or PHP/WordPress)

Produce digital assets: design mockups, prototypes, and graphics/icons.

Work as subcontractor/white-labeled talent or as an independent business.

Volunteer

Conferences

Assisted conference organizers, set up equipment, usher large crowds, etc.

Filled in for an absent presenter on Kinect technology at 'Connections' event

ConvergeSE - Web Design & Development Conference 2013-2016

POSSCON - Palmetto Open Source Conference 2013-2016

IT-oLogy Events - (Trends, Connections, misc workshops) 2013-2015

Teaching & Presenting

Taught tech/design classes to youth, and taught other misc topics to adults

IT-oLogy: Class for youth on Inkscape graphics program 2015

The Iron Yard: HTML/CSS classes for youth 2016

LDS Church: Leadership, Teaching, and Training 2000-2016

Education

2014 U. of South Carolina, Columbia,SC,USA; B.A. Interdisciplinary Studies GPA 3.1
2011 Sierra College, Rocklin,CA,USA; A.S. Computer Science GPA 3.8
2008 Stevens-Henager College, Orem,UT,USA; A.S. Computer Networking GPA 4.0

Skills

PERSONAL : Team Player, Empathy, Hard Worker, Innovative, Leadership, Eye for Detail, Training/Teaching, Honesty, Patience, Service Minded

TECHNICAL : Used In Production: CSS, HTML, CLI, WordPress, SQL/MySQL, XML/XSL, Information and Data Structuring, FTP, SSH, JavaScript, misc Design Theory Also Used: PHP, SASS, Adobe CC, Bootstrap, LAMP/LEMP, npm, Vagrant, GIT,Grunt, Inkscape, Font-Awesome, JAVA, .NET, XSL,