Jon Bolden

Jon Bolden

Austin, United States
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Jon Bolden

Jon Bolden

Austin, United States
Member since March 20, 2014
Jon is a freelance web developer & designer specializing in framework and HTML/CSS/JavaScript programming. His background is heavy in user interface development and in customizing websites to be easy to update and use, all while adhering to strong design practices. Jon's design background and passion for furthering his development skills makes him the ideal liaison between designers and back-end developers.
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Portfolio
Experience
  • HTML5, 8 years
  • CSS, 8 years
  • Bootstrap 3.0, 4 years
  • jQuery, 5 years
  • Adobe Illustrator, 15 years
  • Adobe Photoshop, 15 years
  • WordPress, 7 years
  • Design, 10 years
Austin, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
GitHub, Git, BitBucket, OS X
The most amazing...
...project I've developed on is designing and programming an advanced financial budgeting system for a college organization web app.
Employment
  • Owner, Web Developer, Graphic Designer
    Jon Bolden Design & Photography
    2011 - PRESENT
    • Developed custom websites for dozens of small and medium sized businesses.
    • Provided training for custom features & support.
    • Customized CMS systems, shopping cart software to fit exact needs.
    • Utilized design skills to adapt customizations to current designs while improving UI/UX.
    • Always fulfilled deadlines and established flexible development and communications.
    Technologies: HTML5, CSS, jQuery, WordPress, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, Photoshop, Illustrator, PHP, MySQL
  • Creative Director, UI Developer
    OrgSync
    2008 - 2011
    • Overhauled the visual design for an existing Rails application, developing custom helpers for UI/UX components.
    • Designed and implemented a UI/UX for an advanced and customized budgeting system for college financial departments.
    • Created a mobile application for the iOS and Android system.
    • Developed a custom calendar events system with more advanced recurring events than iCalendar or any other competing applications at the time.
    • Programmed customized TinyMCE functions for a client's WYSIWYG system.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Ruby on Rails
  • Lead Designer
    Volusion, Inc.
    2006 - 2008
    • Programmed hundreds of customer and custom designs for eCommerce interfaces.
    • Developed new UI/UX designs for internal company applications.
    • Worked side-by-side with an ASP development team to create new features.
    • Designed and programmed new eCommerce templates.
    • Consulted new front-end web designs and maintained company branding.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript
Experience
  • Blood & Tissue Center of Central Texas (Development)
    http://www.inyourhands.org

    I programmed this custom WordPress site from design mockups and wireframes. It includes highly customizable WYSIWYG extensions for easy client updating. I also developed an advanced mobile menu and event calendar responsive code.

  • ColdTowne Theater (Design)
    http://www.coldtownetheater.com

    An adaptation of new branding to the WordPress theme Blox. I customized the theme to incorporate a variety of customized features, including a fully integrated Eventbrite API for events.

  • Before You Know It Film (Design)
    http://wwww.beforeyouknowitfilm.com

    Official website for the documentary film: Before You Know It. I provided the full website and programming with HTML/CSS to WordPress using advanced mobile responsive techniques. Other features include rotating quotes using jQuery and WordPress custom meta fields.

  • Nightfox.es (Development)
    http://www.nightfox.es

    Handled custom WordPress template programming for the popular artist blog, Nightfox.es. My contributions to this site include customizing typefaces, advanced mobile menu functionality, and writing a custom search display.

  • ClearAccess IP (Development)
    http://clearaccessip.com/

    I converted the design and UI/UX experience of a Ruby on Rails application using Bootstrap 3, HTML, SASS, and jQuery.

  • InQuest (Development)
    http://www.inquesttechnologies.com/

    I implemented UI/UX design and improvements using AngularJS, CSS, HTML5, and especially CSS3 animations.

  • Out of Bounds Comedy Festival (Design)
    http://outofboundscomedy.com/

    Full design and programming of an advanced Wordpress system with custom post type, metadata cross-referencing, complex forms systems, user accounts, social media APIs, and customized event listings.

Skills
  • Languages
    LESS, CSS, SASS, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript
  • Frameworks
    Bootstrap 3.0, Foundation, Ruby on Rails
  • Libraries/APIs
    Volusion, jQuery, Foundation 5
  • Tools
    Adobe Illustrator, Sublime Text 2, Adobe Photoshop, MAMP, Sequel Pro, MailChimp, GitHub, Sketch
  • Paradigms
    Accessibility
  • Platforms
    WordPress, Tumblr, Shopify
  • Misc
    Transmit, Squarespace, SEO, Mobile Design, Design, User Interface (UI)
  • Storage
    MySQL
Education
  • Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design
    Marietta College - Marietta, OH
    2001 - 2005
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