Hello, I'm Jess.

About Me

Developer, Thinker, Creative Doer

I am Front-end Developer.

A Web Developer with four years of front-end work experience, specializing in JavaScript, PHP, WordPress, interactive features, responsive site design, WCAG accessibility, UX optimization, and scalable technology solutions.

Specialties: JavaScript, PHP/WordPress development, WCAG accessibility, development workflow and processes, front-end development 

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Clients

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Resume

4+ Years of Experience

Experience

May 2015 - Current

Developer

Self-Employed

  • Provided coding expertise, quality assurance, design feedback, and planning on web projects ranging from small businesses to large companies in collaboration with in-house development teams.
  • Wrote and adapted code for websites utilizing HTML, JavaScript, CSS, WordPress, WooCommerce, and MySQL and ensured all scripts met business, testability, and efficiency requirements.
  • Developed custom themes, custom post types, and template files for WordPress sites and WooCommerce stores.
  • Compiled and analyzed client requirements, created corresponding project plans, and designed, developed, and implemented e-commerce and business website solutions.
  • Served as a point of contact for customers, collected feedback on different stages, and addressed concerns.
  • Researched new technologies and software packages for use in website projects.
  • Revised, modularized, and updated old code bases to modern development standards.

Aug 2017 - Apr 2019

Developer

Inverse Paradox

  • Translated design team's UX wireframes and mockups into responsive, accessible, and interactive websites utilizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Identified development inefficiencies and implemented solutions to reduce timelines and expenses.
  • Reviewed designs for WCAG accessibility features, evaluated potential conflicts, and proposed design solutions to better meet WCAG standards.
  • Performed quality assurance testing to identify bugs and technical issues before and after deployment.
  • Developed custom themes and template files for small business websites and e-commerce stores running on WooCommerce and Shopify platforms.

May 2015 - June 2016

Contract Front-End Web Developer

W.L. Snook & Associates, Inc.

  • Created site layouts and user interfaces using Bootstrap 3 framework and LESS/CSS practices, produced websites compatible with multiple browsers, and updated site content and layouts in Umbraco CMS system.
  • Converted PSD design files into dynamic and responsive web pages for deployment to the company's e-commerce site trafficsafetystore.com.

Jun 2015 – Dec 2015

Contract Front-End Web Developer

Learning Ally

  • Designed new UX for LearningAlly.org utilizing UXPin, restructured content to better meet accessibility standards for blind and dyslexic users, and built new pages based on UX designs utilizing HTML5/CSS3.
  • Completed a migration of LearningAlly.org from WordPress to DotNetNuke platform in collaboration with the website team.
  • Led client meetings to compile and review project and site requirements.

Oct 2013 – May 2015

Senior Marketing Associate

Learning Ally

  • Managed the project to build Explore1in5.org on the DotNetNuke platform and provided UX designs.
  • Developed a micro-site for a virtual conference which resulted in 1K+ registrations, 50% over the goal.
  • Designed and developed custom HTML email templates sent to databases of over 100K recipients.
  • Streamlined email systems, integrated NetSuite CRM for improved efficiency and tracking, and constructed workflows increase communication with the client database.
  • Maintained and analyze Google Analytics, identified engagement trends, and implemented corresponding improvements to increase engagement.

Languages

  • HTML/HTML5
  • CSS/SCSS/LESS
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • SQL

Programs

  • Node.js / NPM
  • React.js
  • JSX
  • Express.js
  • jQuery
  • Pug / Jade
  • Gulp
  • WordPress
  • JSON
  • RegEx
  • Bootstrap
  • Git / Github
  • WooCommerce
  • Shopify
  • Sketch
  • Adobe XD, Photoshop, Indesign

Development

  • WCAG Accessibility Standards
  • Code Reviews
  • Mobile First Development
  • Agile & Scrum methodologies
  • Cross-browser compatibility
  • Grid Layout Systems
  • eCommerce

Additional Work Experience

Oct 2013 – May 2015

Senior Marketing Associate

Learning Ally

  • Managed the project to build Explore1in5.org on the DotNetNuke platform and provided UX designs.
  • Developed a micro-site for a virtual conference which resulted in 1K+ registrations, 50% over the goal.
  • Designed and developed custom HTML email templates sent to databases of over 100K recipients.
  • Streamlined email systems, integrated NetSuite CRM for improved efficiency and tracking, and constructed workflows increase communication with the client database.
  • Maintained and analyze Google Analytics, identified engagement trends, and implemented corresponding improvements to increase engagement.

Apr 2013 - Sep 2013

Marketing Coordinator

Julius Silvert, Inc.

  • Provided creative direction for the redesign and re-launch of the company website in collaboration with third party contractors, re-developed the e-commerce store on BigCommerce to improve user experience and conversions, and increased online sales by 20% within one month of launch.

Jan 2011 - Feb 2012

Marketing Project Manager

Vantage Learning

  • Coordinated the redesign and relaunch of the company website in coordination with Marketing and Development teams, achieved two first page rankings through optimized SEO, and maintained web pages utilizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.
  • Oversaw a rebranding of two partnering companies, which included end-to-end development of all style guides, creative processes, and copy writing.
  • Managed all email and marketing automation campaigns across databases of 20-50k+ with 85% conversion rate.
  • Built marketing function from the ground up, which resulted in 15% of company revenue directly attributable to marketing within six months.
  • Oversaw the development of an enhanced CRM tracking system, scoped business requirements, and briefed in-house Developers.

Certifications

October 2019

Full-Stack JavaScript Tech Degree

Team Treehouse Online

Sep 2018

Web Accessibility Specialist 2.0

Deque University

Training

Sept 2017

Non-certified Scrum Master

Agile Aces

Education

2009

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) Public Relations

Rowan University

Portfolio

My Best Works
Comcast Handbook

Comcast Handbook

Client Work, Development, WordPress
Clearbrook Global

Clearbrook Global

Client Work, Development, WordPress
American Institute for Innovative Apprenticeship

American Institute for Innovative Apprenticeship

Client Work, Development, Web Design, WordPress
React Scoreboard

React Scoreboard

Code Samples, Development, JavaScript
Phrase Hunter Game

Phrase Hunter Game

Code Samples, Development, Game, JavaScript
Flashcard App

Flashcard App

Code Samples, Development, JavaScript
MagicKitchen.com

MagicKitchen.com

Client Work, Development
MoreWashProfits.com

MoreWashProfits.com

Client Work, Development, JavaScript
TrafficSafetyStore.com

TrafficSafetyStore.com

Client Work, Development

Contact

Get in Touch

267-587-6367

Philadelphia

jdiponziano(at)gmail.com

Freelance Available

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