Jared Williams

154 Main St. #19 | Everett, MA 02149
jaredwilli@gmail.com | 781.420.2650

Professional Profile:

Creative technologist with 9 years of experience doing Front-End Web Development adhering to Web Standards and best practices. Highly motivated, detail oriented, and passionate advocate of emerging front-end technologies. Ability to learn new tools and concepts quickly while working independently or in a team environment and high-profile clients.

Work Experience:

Roundarch Isobar — Watertown, MA | Interactive Developer | February 2011 to September 2012

Interactive Developer specializing in HTML5, CSS3, Canvas, JavaScript, Ajax, jQuery and Web Standards. Have done large scale front-end development work on adidas.com sports performance sites as the lead front-end tech for 8 months until the project ended. Lead the front-end development of Samsung's Olympic Genome Project, a Canvas and HTML5 Facebook web and mobile application that displays an animated dynamic data visualization of connections users have to Olympic athletes, while providing a highly interactive single-page game-like user experience and representation of data. Also, lead the complete update of Isobar's Front-end Code Standards and Best Practices page porting all content over to HTML5 with clean semantic markup, made several content updates and wrote the Web Typography section. Other work includes assisting the front-end development of site redesigns and prototypes for Lonza, Hospira, Ace Group, Philips, Fidelity, JBL, and GM.

Abt Associates Inc. — Cambridge, MA | Front-end Developer | March 2008 to January 2011

Duties included graphic design of posters, logos and other marketing materials, content management, HTML email design and distribution, development of JavaScript, jQuery and CSS for improving and enhancing the interface architecture and UI design of the website using the latest technologies, best practices and web standards.

TouchStone Software Corporation — N. Andover, MA | Developer / Designer | August 2007 to February 2008

Maintained and developed front-end code for a network of 15 websites. Duties included graphic design, GUI, HTML emails, 3D animation, banner ad design, landing pages, HTML, CSS, PHP, SEO, and numerous other tasks as needed. Helped to double site traffic, and improve interface architecture and UI of sites.


Brand Content — Remote | Developer | January 2011 to July 2011

Built a custom WordPress theme design with HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript for a cross-browser experience with graceful degradation. Hand-coded multiple custom post types each having original page templates, and included sidebar widgets as built-in theme plugins that provide customizable options in a widgetized sidebar. Also incorporated multiple dashboard features and customizations within a themed WordPress dashboard and a theme options panel allowing for total control over all custom built features and functionalities and some that are native to WordPress.

Moving Interactive — Remote | Developer | December 2010 to January 2011

Built a custom WordPress plugin for Readers Digest site www.RD.com. Hand-coded an advanced custom post type that enabled the client to post dynamically generated slideshow galleries that were automatically implemented into the content of the site seamlessly, through an interactive display of form fields like Ajax image uploading and included all slides within each post automatically keeping all uploaded images as attachments to the post being viewed when uploaded.

The Port Candle — Newburyport, MA | Developer / Designer | Since October 2009

Responsible for creating the store's web presence , including the website design, development, and promotion, as well as, all other designs and graphics. Design of logo, in-store signs, custom HTML email designs and campaign marketing, advertising, social-networking. Developed the company's ecommerce site which has increased revenue and reach of the business.


ITT Technical Institute — Woburn, MA | Associate Degree in Multimedia | Graduated: June 2009 Specialized Technology – Information Technology – Multimedia

References available upon request