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Zev Goldberg Web Developer

(773) 800-ZEVGChicago, IL 60645
zev@zrgmedia.comzevgoldberg.com
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Summary

Knowledgeable in the latest web technologies with 21 years experience combining programming and design, and 11 years honing web technology skills to design and develop complex web applications with a special emphasis on cross-browser usability, security, modularity and standards compliance

Specialties

HTML5, CSS3, responsive layout, JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap, Less, Underscore, jQuery, Git, Web Performance Tools, Google PageSpeed Tools, YSlow, PHP, OOP, MySQL, RegEx, Modernizr, HTML5 Boilerplate, SVN, Mac, Windows, Linux, Firebug, Webkit Developer Tools, Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, graphic layout and design formatting

Experience

Grainger

Chicago, IL
April 2015–present
Front End Web Developer
  • TBD

Sears IR Labs

Chicago, IL
May 2014–Mar 2015
Software Engineer (contract)
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Angular, Bootstrap, Less, Angular-UI, Grunt, Underscore, Github
  • Develop gamified learning management application
  • Convert requirements documents and mock-up images into functioning sections of the application
  • Troubleshoot layout and functionality issues

Think Mint Chip

Skokie, IL
Mar 2014–May 2014
Senior Web Developer
  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Wordpress, Git, Beanstalk
  • Develop Wordpress sites for SMB clients

Critical Mass

Chicago, IL
Dec 2013–Feb 2014
Senior Developer
  • Web Performance Tools, Google PageSpeed Tools, YSlow, ImageOptim
  • Develop strategies and plans to measure and improve load times and perceived performance of existing websites

Chicago Tribune

Chicago, IL
Apr 2012–Nov 2013
Software Engineer III
  • HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, responsive layout, touch-enabled, cross-browser, device-agnostic, SVN, Photoshop, InDesign
  • Develop major metropolitan online newspaper as a device-agnostic JavaScript application
  • Convert requirements documents and mock-up images into functioning sections of the website
  • Troubleshoot layout and functionality issues
  • Interview and on-board Front-End engineer candidates

Jspace.com, LLC

Chicago, IL
Nov 2010–Apr 2012
Web Developer
  • HTML5, CSS3, Smarty, JavaScript, jQuery, jQuery UI, Modernizr, HTML5 Boilerplate, NetBeans, SVN (command-line and TortoiseSVN), Photoshop, Fireworks, PHP, Zend Framework, MySQL (command-line and phpMyAdmin)
  • Lead development of HTML and CSS for a large social network, news, venue/city guide and dating site
  • Convert requirements documents and mock-up images into functioning sections of the website
  • Design and develop templates and a template structure
  • Choose and implement the latest HTML5/CSS3 and modern JavaScript solutions for simpler code creation and greatest cross-browser compatibility

Chicago Sun-Times

Chicago, IL
Oct 2010–Nov 2010
Front-End Web Developer (short-term contract)
  • X/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop
  • Migrate several classified ads systems into the new one, maintaining the latest look-and-feel styles

MyWrigleyville.com

Chicago, IL
May 2010–Aug 2010
Web Developer
  • LAMP, Joomla, OOP, X/HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, ColdFusion, Photoshop, Illustrator, social media, Android
  • Help develop and maintain company’s extensive web presence
  • Develop and maintain partner websites

Extended Care Consulting, LLC

Evanston, IL
May 2006–Apr 2010
Senior Database and Application Developer
  • See a work sample: zevgoldberg.com/webapp
  • LAMP, Joomla, OOP, X/HTML, CSS, JavaScript (Prototype, Scriptaculous, etc.), Ajax, Excel, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, SubVersion, Fiery Print Server
  • Design, develop, code and test online database applications with multiple access levels, user management, custom user interface, reporting and graphs used by more than 300 people spanning several departments
  • Provide technical support for aforementioned applications and anything computer related
  • Design, develop and maintain more than thirty websites for all Extended Care nursing facilities using a customized Content Management System that I set up
  • Provide complete graphics services for promotional materials including layout, copy-editing, printing and liaison to professional printing services
  • Design, layout, copy-edit and distribute (2,000 copies) for bi-weekly corporate newsletter
  • Consultant and extra hand to IT department, specializing in scripting, Linux, Windows and security

Education

Columbia College Chicago

Chicago, IL
Computer Animation and Film
1994–1998

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL
Computer Science
1993–1994