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Steve Raskin CV 2019.02 [ download pdf ] 

Summary:

Interface Dev (HTML, CSS, jQuery/Javascript) with 10+ years experience with enterprise web sites & applications.

Contract UI Developer to numerous clients including New York University, Blast Radius, Critical Mass, Case Commons, The Cordsel Group, Rubix Media, The International Rescue Committee, Yeshiva University, and numerous digital marketing agencies; working on projects for brands including Citibank, Humana, Food Network, Air Canada, nTelos, Plum TV, FirstWest Credit Union, Zoll Medical Group, etc.

Areas of interest: vanilla Javascript, Vue.js, React.js, CSS Animation

Notable Projects include:

  • developed site for pharma client featuring extensive CSS keyframe/Javascript animations, in WordPress environment;
  • co-developed donation platform website using Bootstrap framework within DOT.NET environment, overhauling component structures to facilitate modularity and design consistency; developed .resx files for multilingual site; adapted site's design palette to related microsite; configured map plugin; optimized data structure (JSON) for multi-purpose use throughout sites; create subtitles for HTML5 video;
  • performed comprehensive assessment of legacy survey site and created new UXD to significantly simplify user flow
  • UX design and HTML/CSS development for ecommerce platform linked to retail POS system; UXD comprised views for product categories, search results, product detail, registry, checkout flow, etc.; crafted numerous ecommerce site customizations (CSS), provided client support, wrote documentation and help screen content; templated platforms marketing site, etc. (GWT/Python/S3 environment; HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, Git, Bootstrap, XML, Jinja templating, UXD)
  • configured, designed and developed responsive WordPress sites, including one for a medical practice (WordPress, Foundation)
  • developed global HMOs Patients Health Assessment questionnaire application in partnership with accessibility consultancy, met strictest WAI/WCAG accessibility standards (HTML5, CSS3, LESS)
  • collaborated with developer & QA teams in developing HTML/CSS pattern library for application supporting numerous statesa child welfare agencies (Ruby-on-Rails environment; CSS, HTML, SASS, HAML, Vim, Git, Jasmine)
  • sole interface developer on digital agencys Agile team building ecommerce application for regional telecom (Java environment; HTML, CSS, jQuery, Eclipse)
  • significantly improved clarity and usability of TV networks weather data intranet application, inverting data axes in re-designing interface with (UI Design, HTML, CSS)
  • developed views for reconstructed campaign data metrics tracking (B2B) application, significantly reducing CSS codebase (HTML, CSS, CakePHP)
  • developing 75+ HTML templates for a white-label e-commerce application (Red Cats) in ~14 weeks, re-branded CSS for five brands in one day (HTML, CSS)
  • developed HTML, CSS & jQuery for Credit Unions annual report

professional experience: interface development

10/'18 ~ 12/'18: Front-End/User Interface Development Vitech, New York

re-built marketing site in WordPress

09/'18 ~ 10/'18: Front-End/User Interface Development Sun & Moon Marketing, New York

built floor availability site for real estate marketing site (CSS grid, javascript)

05/'18 ~ 07/'18: Front-End/User Interface Development Fly Communications, New York

built marketing site for pharma client featuring extensive css animations

02/'18 ~ 03/'18: Front-End/User Interface Development Fly Communications, New York

built responsive medical technology marketing microsite, featuring css animations

01/'18 ~ 01/'18: Front-End/User Interface Development Sun & Moon Marketing, New York

built responsive real estate marketing microsite in WordPress

08/'17 ~ 12/'17: Front-End/User Interface Development, UXD PMS, New York

co-developed responsive donation platform website using Bootstrap framework within DOT.NET environment; created schema for modular components; developed .resx files for multilingual site; adapted site's design palette in building new related microsite; optimized data structure (JSON) for multi-purpose use throughout site; performed comprehensive assessment of legacy survey site and created new UXD to significantly simplify user flow

12/'16 ~ 01/'17: Front-End/User Interface Development, UXD Finchurst Dental, Toronto

WordPress, Foundation

02/'15 ~ 09/'16: Interface Development, MicroHouse Systems, Toronto, New York

extensive UX Design & Interface development for comprehensive ecommerce platform; client support, technical documentation, support portal UX, etc. (GWT/Python/S3 environment): HTML, CSS, jQuery, Javascript, Git, Bootstrap

10/'15: Interface Development, Reynolds Foundation, NYU, New York

HTML5, CSS3, PHP

04/'14 ~ 06/'14: Interface Development, Case Commons, New York

HTML/CSS development in Ruby-on-Rails environment: HAML, SASS, Vim, Git, TDD

09/'13 ~ 12/'13: Interface Development, Perspektive Web+Design, Toronto

HTML5, CSS3, jQuery, WordPress

02/'13 ~ 03/'13: Interface Development, FCV Technologies, Toronto, Vancouver

HTML5, CSS3, jQuery

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11/'12: Interface Development, Reynolds Foundation Program, NYU, New York

optimized site architecture, developed microsite navigation and content

10/'12 ~ 11/'12: Interface Development, Productive Edge, Chicago

Developed interface for a Forbes 100 health care management company; HTML5, CSS3 (LESS), Javascript, jQuery

6/'12 ~ 8/'12: Interface Development, Sky Blue Peak Cloud Computing, Toronto

Developed interface for e-commerce extension of POS system; HTML5, CSS3

6/'12 ~ 7/'12: Interface Development, Touché Comm, Toronto

Developed interface for industrial equipment rentals/sales web site; HTML5, CSS3, jQuery
site: Equipment Corps

11/'11 ~ 12/'11: UX Design & Interface Development, Touché Comm, Toronto

Co-designed and developed mobile & desktop admin interfaces of QRYoo.com, a QR code management web application; HTML5, CSS3, jQuery

10/'11 ~ 11/'11: Interface Development, Addison Design Company

Development of slideshow web site for mobile & desktop browsers: HTML5, CSS3, jQuery

5/'11 ~ 09/'11: UX Design & Interface Development, Mixlinx Inc., Toronto

UX co-design and front-end development of GWT-based social media application; HTML, CSS, jQuery

11/'10 ~ 04/'11: Interface Development, Syncapse Corp., Toronto

Interface Lead; built front-end for B2B marketing metrics tracking application; HTML, CSS, jQuery

9/'10 ~ 10/'10: UX Design & Interface Development, Web Sights International, Inc., Toronto

developed portal site using XHTML/CSS, jQuery

8/'10: Interface Development, Reynolds Foundation, NYU, New York

optimized site architecture, developed microsite navigation and content

03/'10 ~ 06/'10: Information Architect & Interface Development, me-Interactive, New Jersey

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for multiple projects; also created IA & designed UX

01/'10: Interface Development, She's Connected, Toronto

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for a social networking platform

08/'09: Interface Development, Critical Mass, Toronto

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for CitiGroup microsite

02/'09 ~ 08/'09: Lead Front-End Developer, Blast Radius, Toronto

Front-End Lead; converted numerous design comps to XHTML/CSS for enterprise Java-based e-commerce application

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10/'08 ~ 11/'08: Interface Development, Critical Mass, Toronto

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for CitiGroup microsite

6/'08 ~ 9/'08: Interface Development, Rubix Media & Calliope Studios, New York

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for Drupal-based e-commerce sites

2/'08 ~ 3/'08: Lead Interface Development, Mobile Momma Multimedia, Toronto

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for social networking site

11/'07: Interface Development, CloudRaker, Montreal

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for Air Canada Vacations web site

8/'07: Interface Development, Reynolds Foundation, NYU, New York

optimized site architecture, developed microsite navigation and content

6/'07 ~ 8/'07: Interface Development, Cordsel Technologies, New York

converted design comps to XHTML/CSS for Yeshiva University Ethics Department web site

5/'07: Interface Development, International Rescue Committee, New York

developed navigation and content for Human Resources microsite

5/'07: UX Designer, Interface Development, Plum TV, New York

site architecture, user experience design, XHTML/CSS for weather data administration intranet site

2/'07 ~ 4/'07: Interface Development, I.FM, New York

converted 40+ design templates to XHTML/CSS for social networking site

1/'07 ~ 2/'07: Interface Development, Plum TV, New York

content maintenance of multiple television station web sites

10/'06 ~ 12/'06: Interface Development, International Rescue Committee, New York

developed navigation and content for Human Resources microsite

8/'06: Interface Development, Reynolds Foundation, NYU, New York

optimized site architecture, developed microsite navigation and content

2/'06 ~ 7/'06: Interface Development, Cordsel Technologies, New York

converted 90 design comps to XHTML/CSS for multi-brand .NET e-commerce platform

10/'05 ~ 1/'06: Interface Development, Strategic Domain, New York

developed content for pharmaceutical industry portal web site

7/'05 ~ 8/'05: Interface Development, Bolt Inc., New York

converted 40+ wireframes to XHTML/CSS for social networking site

4/'05: UX Designer, Interface Development, Purple Echo Productions, Vancouver

site architecture, user experience design, XHTML/CSS development for syndicated author and media personality's web site

7/04 ~ 12/04: Interface Development, Redscope/The Coastal Group, New York

HTML/CSS development for multiple fashion retailers web sites

7/'04 ~ 8/'04: UX Designer, Interface Development, Medical Computing Group, Montreal

site architecture, user experience design, XHTML/CSS for medical records privacy technology company web site

10/'04 ~ 11/'04: Interface Development, Relavance Inc., Montreal

created CSS-based, table-less layout for Development Kit. Users of the site are technically sophisticated military contractors and developments who required W3C-standards-compliance.

11/'04 ~ 12/'04: Interface Development, College Sports Television, New York

created XHTML/CSS to replace javascript-based multi-tier horizontal and vertical menus, resulting in 90% reduction of codebase

professional experience: composer / music producer

1994-2002: Steve Raskin Music

Produced and composed music for film and television. Clients include CNN, Headline News, CBS' Guiding Light, TBS, ESPN

1990-1993: Staff Composer/Producer, Manic Moose Music

Represented the studio to advertising agency creatives and producers in New York and Los Angeles. Co-produced music for numerous commercials, short films, TV shows. Edited audio and video demos and prepared marketing materials. Executed AFM, SAG and AFTRA contracts. Executed music rights/publishing contracts. Contracted AFM musicians, SAG singers, engineers and studios. Oversaw studio maintenance. Evaluated hardware and software for studio upgrades.

education:

New England Conservatory, Boston; Bachelor of Music Degree (1985-1988)
- studied composition and arranging with Jimmy Giuffre, John McNeil, George Russell, Tom McKinley and Bob Moses

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