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Ilektra Rachovitsa

San Francisco, CA, USA
Work Experience
San Francisco, CA, USA
Aug 2014Present
Webmaster
• Recovered the website
• Maintain the website updating articles and images
• Generate and revise web pages
• Manage the subscribers' list and develop email newsletters for distribution
San Francisco, CA, USA
Aug 2013Feb 2014
Web Developer
• Developed responsive website using Bootstrap framework - Global Pursuit (pursuit.bz)
• Implemented responsive Wordpress theme for the website Orly Ruaimi (orlyruaimi.com)
• Developed websites for different clients using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery/JavaScript, PHP
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jul 2013Nov 2013
Webmaster
Directed and managed the online brand and its marketing on various platforms, applied SEO practices
• Created the content and developed the website and mobile web using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery and PHP
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 2012
Web Designer/Front-end Developer
Website design and development; Logo design; Flyer design; Game design.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Jan 2012Nov 2012
Web and Mobile UI/UX Designer
• Designed the user interface and overall user experience for Web, mobile and widget application
• Designed custom templates to be integrated into existing websites
• Enhanced the front-end implementations
San Francisco, CA, USA
Feb 2012
Web Designer/Developer
• Redesigned and developed the website using HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery
• Designed ad banner, developed newsletter and pdf online forms and maintain the website
Education
San Francisco, CA, USA
Sep 2008Dec 2011
Academy of Art University (AAU)
MFA in Web Design/New Media
• Relevant Coursework: Digital Applications, Advanced Digital Imaging, Visual Design, Typography for Digital Masters, Web Technology, Principles of Usability, User Experience, Interactive Design and Concept, Scripting, Balancing Creativity and Profitability

• Thesis project: MyNeighbors.com (mneighbors.com) - Planned, researched, created surveys, defined the target audience, user tasks and scenarios; created information architecture and flow diagrams; designed wireframes, paper and interactive prototypes for user testing; designed the logo, look and feel and overall user experience; implemented the front-end development and designed MySQL database for users’ registration; created a comprehensive video tutorial to walk users through the project; conducted 2 official usability testings
Ioannina, Greece
Sep 2002Dec 2006
BFA in Fine Arts and Art Sciences
Languages
 
Greek (Native), English (Fluent), German (Advanced)
Skills
 
Adobe Acrobat, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML Coding, Icon Design, Information Architecture, Interaction Design, Java Script, JavaScript (jQuery), OmniGraffle, PHP/MySQL, Usability Design, Usability Testing, User Interface Design