Caroline Keim, Front-end Developer in Brooklyn, United States
Caroline Keim

Front-end Developer in Brooklyn, United States

Member since July 1, 2017
Caroline is an accomplished front-end and UI developer who has built renowned campaigns for leading brands such as Spotify, Regal Cinemas, and Sony Music. For 13 years, she has crafted unique, memorable digital experiences using WordPress and Shopify. Her works include building performance-driven websites, eCommerce, and web applications for Howard Hughes, JP Morgan, Wine Enthusiast, and CVS. She also helped grow Yahoo! Movie’s Facebook fan count from 200,000 to 1.4 million in four months.
Caroline is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Brooklyn, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, Adobe Photoshop, Sketch, Slack, Mac OS

The most amazing...

...project I've done was for a large movie theater chain, and my app appeared in over 500 cinemas!

Employment

  • Founder and Front-end Developer

    2005 - PRESENT
    Balboa & Bedford
    • Pushed the boundaries of platforms like WordPress, Shopify, and Squarespace to create anything from complex eCommerce stores to networking platforms.
    • Managed a client's migration of more than fifteen Adobe sites to WordPress while also improving data, SEO, ADA, and designs.
    • Planned and implemented strategies to grow the Facebook audience from 200,000 to 1.4 million+ in less than six months.
    Technologies: HTML5, Shopify, SCSS, WordPress, JavaScript
  • Interface Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Thrillist
    • Delivered validated, cross-browser-compliant code, using JavaScript, HTML, PHP, and CSS.
    • Collaborated with a team of developers in GitHub to roll out new features, updates, and bug fixes to thrillist.com and jackthreads.com.
    • Engineered solutions to integrate with internal APIs to power profiles, eCommerce, and content.
    Technologies: CSS, JavaScript, PHP
  • Tech Lead

    2008 - 2011
    Something Massive
    • Created custom content management systems, using WordPress, for a broad range of clients, including nonprofits, entertainment companies, and Fortune 500 corporates.
    • Built Facebook applications that integrated with the Facebook SDK and external APIs to grow followers and likes.
    • Oversaw projects from ideation to completion with responsibility for all tech components to ensure successful launches.
    Technologies: jQuery, HTML, CSS, eCommerce, WordPress, JavaScript
  • Director of Development

    2007 - 2010
    Standard Motion
    • Selected and outsourced by J/Arista Records to design splash pages, ecards, banners, and newsletters on a daily basis for number one acts such as Alicia Keys, Gavin Degraw, Christina Aquilera, and Dave Matthews Band.
    • Translated Adobe Photoshop files to compliant CSS and HTML websites.
    • Designed banners and other graphics to promote marketing campaigns.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS

Experience

  • Custom Map for Ward Village | Howard Hughes (Development)
    https://www.wardvillage.com/

    Utilized the powers of WordPress and Google Maps to create a completely customized map that integrates with shopping and dining directories. Users can browse all that Ward Village has to offer, including their luxurious new condominiums and weekly activities.

  • Custom WordPress Site for Ko'ula | Howard Hughes (Development)
    https://www.koulawardvillage.com/

    A completely custom WordPress site to showcase the new condos in Ward Village. With a multifaceted search and home finder, this site pulls out all the bells and whistles. I implemented subtle scroll animations to represent the luxurious residences.

  • Custom WordPress Theme for Mass Timber Conference (MTC) (Development)
    https://masstimberconference.com/

    WordPress made it easy for my client to manage schedules, ticketing, speakers, and all the other details that go into a conference. I created a custom WordPress theme for MTC that not only helped present them as a leader in the space but increased engagement and activity across the site.

  • Shopify Site for Ledbury (Development)
    https://www.ledbury.com/

    An ever-changing Shopify site that includes many common eCommerce elements and features, including sort and filtering, newsletter signup, gift cards, lazy loading images, mega dropdown menus, and ADA and SEO optimization.

  • Trailer Park Group | Animated WordPress Site (Development)
    https://trailerparkgroup.com/

    A custom WordPress site utilizing stunning animations and video. I was able to create a modular CMS so that the client could seamlessly create new pages of work to showcase their renowned marketing skills.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML5, CSS3, CSS, JavaScript, SCSS, PHP, HTML
  • Paradigms

    Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Shopify
  • Libraries/APIs

    Liquid, jQuery
  • Tools

    Sublime Text, GitHub, Slack, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop
  • Industry Expertise

    eCommerce
  • Other

    Shopify Themes, Business Planning, Design Studies, SVG, Calendars

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration
    2005 - 2009
    North Carolina State University - Raleigh, NC, USA

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