Elijah Austin 

E: ea@eadesignz.com W: www.eadesignz.com W: www.ea.eadesignz.com

Creative professional with an eye for quality layout and detail design. Expert skill set and knowledge of Adobe Products (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver), HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). Good working knowledge of JQuery & Javascript. Extensive experience in Web Content Management like Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal and Magento. Print industry background using Quark and InDesign. Strong knowledge in Social Media Engagement, Monitoring and Analyzing and designing and developing high quality email campaigns. I enjoy working with a creative team - I feel creative communication makes the entire team better problem solvers.

Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat X, Dreamweaver, Brackets, Simple Flash, TextEdit, Fireworks, Axure, Sketch Balsarmiq, Adobe XD, InVision, Marvel, Microsoft Office

Content Management System & Frameworks
Twitter Bootstrap, Wordpress, WooCommerce, MarketPress, Drupal, NopCommerce, SiteCore, Magento

Email Marketing
Exact Target, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, Mail Poet 

Front-end Development
CSS3, HTML5, Javascript, JQuery, PHP, SQL, Cross Browser Coding, Cross Device Coding

User Interface Design Experience
Wireframing, Visual Design, Interaction Design

Freelance - Link to portfolio work can be viewed at www.eadesignz.com & www.ea.eadesignz.com
Interactive Web Designer & Developer (Intermediate level of Programming)
2007 – Present
Wharton Business School, Campbell Soup, Razorfish, Verizon, Yellowpages, Neat, AGS, Philly-wood7, Country Club Edition, Team Sports Planet, Cardington Stonehurst, Provence Catering, Exotic Classic Cars and Transport, Knucklehead Productions

Lansdowne Business Professional Association
UI/UX Developer / Web Content Manager 
2018 - Present, Lansdowne, PA

Managed the development and deployment of all web content: graphics, editorial, and all member-related web communications. Provided leadership in Web content development, social media strategy and usability research. Web traffic and online engagement significantly increased as a result.

Einstein Medical Center
UI/UX Developer / Web Content Manager 
2017, Philadelphia, PA

Work with the Office of Development in updating and maintenance of Advance Einstein web page content
using Wordpress, Blackbaud, Luminate, HTML, PHP, CSS Javascript, JQuery and Photoshop.
Created email campaigns, marketing promo pages, and landing pages.
Plan and develop site content, monitor and report analytics for overall site and program specific 

Willis Towers Watson
UI/UX Developer / Web Content Manager 
2017, Philadelphia, PA

Lead UI/UX Designer/Developer on NopE-commerce Platform using .NET, Bootstrap, Javascript, JQuery, etc. Collaborated with a team of fellow analysts, stakeholders and developer to work on transforming the Human Capital Management industry, by turning complex problems into elegant user experience solutions that delight clients and our users.  

Following user-centered and evidence-driven approaches, I performed user research, uncovering clear problem definition, task and workflow analysis, formative concept design, wireframes, flow diagrams, journey mapping, low-fidelity prototyping, concept testing and validation, working with stakeholders to discover, elicit and analyze requirements, UI interaction design and UI specifications.

UI/UX Developer / Web Content Manager 
2016, Wilmington, DE

Resized images and prepare content to be entered into Sitecore, the Content Management System. Help business analysts take content and fit it into templates. Proactively update content on the website for SEO and campaign optimization to meet key performance metrics. Collaborate with internal team on user experience across multiple channels and provide recommendations to improve technology and design. Create compelling audio/visual components for the website and social media. Write and edit content for internal and external digital campaigns that exceeds expectations and utilizes each platforms strengths

UI/UX Developer / Web Content Manager 
2016, Philadelphia, PA

Led a multi-stage rebranding project for a N2Growth organization aimed to transform its website, print collateral and PowerPoint presentation. Utilized social media as a platform to launch digital designs with the goal to increase organization and event awareness. Implement SEO updates to maximize both organic and paid search. Collaborated weekly with the design team to discuss creative solutions for clients. Managed logistics and distribution of print promotional materials, which often supplemented digital media. Responsible for managing and coordinating multiple projects. Create project timelines, including milestones and deadlines while staying on budget and presenting to business stakeholders.

Educational Testing Services
UI/UX Web Production Designer 
2015, Princeton, NJ

Create image composites according to company specification to be used in other capacities such as UI mobile designs, web banners, logos, print ads, etc. Organize files in specified formats within directory-based library. Uploaded web and print graphics to database and provided file organization and image clean up. Worked with content writers, traffic coordinators and team designers on ETS web and print advertisements. Technical tool used, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign and Acrobat.

Palms Solutions
Front-end Web Developer / Web Content Manager
2014 - 2015, Philadelphia, PA   

Designing landing pages, Micro-sites, Banner ads. Design new websites using CMS Wordpress Platform Used web technology like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Plugins. Implement SEO updates to maximize both organic and paid search. Created Responsive Site, Mobile Website. Created banner ads (static & animated). Produced email newsletters campaigns in Constant Contact. Graphic design skills include creating and modifying print pieces such as logos, corporate identity, advertisements, newsletters and brochures. Conduct pre & post production testing of all web projects during the implementation cycle. Work with external vendor partners to ensure externally provided assets are delivered on schedule in order to meet project launch date

Delta T Group 
Front-end Web Developer Web Developer / Web Content Manager 
2013 - 2014, Bryn Mawr, PA

Designing landing pages, Micro-sites, Banner ads. Design new websites using CMS Wordpress Platform Used web technology like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Plugins. Implement SEO updates to maximize both organic and paid search. Created Responsive Site, Mobile Website. Create Branding Materials Logo Creation and Reconstruction, Produced email newsletters campaigns in Constant Contact. Social media setups & managed various accounts. Administered Google Adwords campaigns on clients’behalf, set measurable goals, and tracked,Trends and metrics in Google Analytics.

Lincoln Financial Group
Digital Web Content Specialist 
2013, Radnor, PA

Develop content for multiple websites using HTML/XML. Use Oracle authoring and content management system tools for Web development update. Monitor and validate the deployment of files on the servers environments. Evaluate and troubleshoot any problems that are identified.

Front-end Web Developer / Web Content Manager
2012 - 2013, Levittown, PA

Design new websites using CMS Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal Platforms. Created new websites using web technologies like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript Plugins. Produced Responsive Design, Mobile Websites, UX, UI concepts.

Website Designer / Web Content Manager 
2011, King of Prussia, PA

Designed websites in Photoshop & Illustrator. Worked on CMS Webs Planet / FlatWire using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and JQuery. Helped customers, sales reps and yb agents with yellowbook website. Assisted clients with corrections with any website problems.

Coriell Institute for Medical Research
Lead Graphic Designer / Web Content Manager 
2008 - 2009, Camden, NJ

Create printed marketing materials from conception to completion, Corporate identities, Websites, Logos, Magazines, Brochures, Calendars, Posters, Invitations, Power Point Presentations.

Lead Graphic Designer / Consultant 
2007, Exton, PA 

Manage design projects for interior, exterior & garage wayfinding signage. Recreated designs for quarterly reports. Updated and redesigned manuals for sign purchase. Participated in creative staff meetings/lead design presentations to clients.

Verizon Directory 
Graphic Compositor / Proofreader 
2006 - 2007, Valley Forge, PA

Created new ads of all sizes color specifications in Illustrator/Photoshop. Color conversions/upgrades, and resizing of black & white to full color ads. Special printing/ink coverage techniques for the Yellow/Super Pages. Working with large stock photography databases. 

The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA June 2006 
Bachelor of Science in Web Design & Interactive Media