Ethan D. Brooks, User Experience (UX) Developer in Austin, TX, United States
Ethan D. Brooks

User Experience (UX) Developer in Austin, TX, United States

Member since October 6, 2014
Ethan has always been fascinated by the entrepreneurial process. He studied it in school, wrote about it, and even started a few small businesses of his own. It was through those projects that he discovered his passion for code, and he has been developing ever since.
Ethan is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Austin, TX, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

GitHub, Git, Adobe CC

The most amazing...

...client result I've witnessed is 100% ROI in a month and 10x ROI in six months with new functionality enabling them to run their business remotely.

Employment

  • Developer

    2010 - 2017
    Freelance
    • Helped multiple clients across several industries to plan and build websites that integrated neatly into their business strategy, increasing brand awareness and per-hour income.
    • Coded responsive designs using HTML and CSS.
    • Integrated CMS such as WordPress to give additional functionality where needed.
    • Assisted with the creation of visual assets including photography, logos, and other on-page elements using several creative tools from Adobe's Creative Cloud.
    • Helped create and implement inbound and outbound marketing campaigns, especially where help was needed to ensure the website was gathering proper analytics on user engagement and PPC campaign conversion rates.
    Technologies: WordPress, Adobe Creative Suite, CSS, HTML
  • Marketing Analysis and Development

    2014 - 2015
    Terminal.com (via Toptal)
    • Edited technical content for English fluency, readability, and usability.
    • Created targeted marketing videos and informational screencasts.
    • Learned several new technologies on the fly in order to hit the ground running.
    • Created and managed an SEO campaign and infrastructure.
    • Worked remotely with an amazing team of cross-functional tech all-stars.
    Technologies: Ubuntu, SSH, PuTTY, Linux

Experience

  • Consolidated Electrical Distributors Proposition

    A site scaffolding that enables any of CEDs 700+ individually owned locations to implement an SEO-friendly, fully responsive, personalized, and branded website in just a few hours.

  • Brigadoon Bed and Breakfast
    http://brigadoonofmystic.com/

    A website for a bed & breakfast business. I redeveloped the site to be mobile friendly and implemented electronic booking, which led to a 10x return on the owners investment in the first six months.

  • Terminal.com

    I was hired to write technical content and optimize it for Search Engine Visibility. This required learning several new technologies to a level of proficiency which enabled me to edit highly technical content for accuracy and fluency. It enabled me to work alongside some seriously talented coders and creators from around the world, and contribute in a meaningful way to the success of their project.

Skills

  • Other

    Writing & Editing, Software Development, User Experience (UX), Entrepreneurship, Web-ready Graphics, Mobile First, Web Analytics, SSH
  • Languages

    HTML, CSS, CSS3, PHP, HTML5
  • Tools

    Slack, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Creative Suite, Git, GitHub, Adobe Premiere Pro, Google Docs, Adobe CC, PuTTY
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Ubuntu, LAMP, Linux
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Google Maps
  • Paradigms

    Search Engine Optimization (SEO), Responsive Web Design (RWD)
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business Management and Leadership
    2012 - 2014
    New Charter University - California
  • Associate's degree in General Studies and Entrepreneurship
    2008 - 2010
    Manchester Community College - Connecticut

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