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Ilektra Rachovitsa

Web Designer, Front-End Developer

San Francisco, CA, USA

Work Experience

Annunciation Cathedral SF

Webmaster

• Developed responsive website migrating Joomla 2.5 to Joomla 3.4
• Maintain the website; revise or create pages and update articles
• Manage the subscribers' list and develop email newsletters for distribution

Tools: Joomla, MySQL database, Photoshop CS6
August 2014 - Present California, United States

OMC Design Group

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
August 2013 - February 2014 San Francisco, California, United States

Splinter Locksmith

Webmaster

• Directed and managed the online brand and its advertisement on various platforms
• Created the content, designed and developed the website and mobile web; applied SEO practices

Tools: Photoshop CS5, Illustrator CS5, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP
July 2013 - November 2013 California, United States

Freelance

Web Designer/Front-end Developer

Website design and development; Graphic Design.
January 2012 - Present California, United States

Cardio-tone

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
January 2012 - November 2012 San Francisco, California, United States

Circulo De Vida Cancer Support And Resource Center

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
February 2012 - San Francisco, California, United States

Full Bloom Gourmet Vegan Cuisine

Graphic Designer, Web Designer and Developer

• Designed the logo, business cards and advertising materials
• Developed responsive website
• Applied SEO practices and created social media strategy

Tools: Illustrator CS6, HTML5, CSS, Bootstrap, JavaScript/jQuery, PHP, Google Analytics
July 2015 - Present Florida, United States

Education

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
September 2008 - December 2011 San Francisco, California, United States

University Of Ioannina

BFA in Fine Arts and Art Sciences

September 2002 - December 2006 Ioannina, Greece

Languages

Greek (Native),
English (Fluent),
German (Advanced),

Skills

Adobe Acrobat, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Flash, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML Coding, Information Architecture, Java Script, Icon Design, Interaction Design, JavaScript (jQuery), OmniGraffle, PHP/MySQL, Usability Design, Usability Testing, User Interface Design,