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CJ WEST

Digital design, development, branding and social integration

About

A bit about moi

For over fifteen years I have been working in the Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) field mainly on website design, development and content publishing. Some of the web areas I specialize in include User Experience (UX) and User Interface (UI) design, Information Architecture (IA), Content Management Systems (CMS), and the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) specifications and guidelines.

During my time as an independent contractor in Canada's National Capital Region (NCR) I've applied my digital skills during the review, analysis and recommendations on improving functionality, accessibility, layout, and new technology uses for a number of national non-profit organizations and federal government sites.

I also have a great deal of creative expertise working with various computer software to produce marketing materials, create graphics and logos, and optimize photos, video and audio for a variety of digital media formats.

CJ

 

"The closest to perfection a person ever comes is when they fill out a job application."
Stanley J. Randall
"Advertising may be described as the science of arresting human intelligence long enough to get money from it."
Stephen Leacock
"He's a very nice boy."
My Mom

What I do

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    Web Design

    Clean, simple, responsive designs for websites and emails.
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    Branding

    Consistent look & feel across all digital and print properties.
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    Graphics

    Logos, photos, image optimization, print layout and designs.
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    Social

    How and when to leverage Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Google+ and other social media channels.

RESUME

Experience

Digital Marketing Communications Officer

2015-2018

CODE, Ottawa, ON

Manager, Web Solutions

2010-2015

Senators Sports & Entertainment, Ottawa, ON

Web and IT Consultant

2005-2010

6650741 Canada Inc., Ottawa, ON

Web and Multimedia Specialist

2002-2005

Canadian Institutes of Health Research, Ottawa, ON

Web Specialist

2000-2002

AJJA Information Technology Consultants Inc., Ottawa, ON

Education

Multimedia Web Specialist Certificate

2000

Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON

Desktop Publishing Certificate

1999

Algonquin College, Ottawa, ON

Computer Programming Certificate

1998

CDI College of Business & Technology, Ottawa, ON
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Skills

    Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Premier, InDesign, Acrobat, Bridge) 80%

    Programming (HTML, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery) 80%

    CMS (Drupal, WordPress, Joomla) 80%

    CRM (Constant Contact, MailChimp, Campaign, Eloqua) 80%

    Social Media (Hootsuite, TweetDeck, Spredfast, Buddy Media) 70%

    Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio) 80%

    Project Management/Tracking (Asana, Trello, Basecamp) 70%

    Analytics (Google, Adobe, StatCounter) 70%

    Databases (MySQL, FileMaker, Access) 60%

    Video/Audio (Premiere, Final Cut, iMovie, GarageBand) 70%

    Operating Systems (Max OSX, iOS, Windows, Ubuntu) 60%

Portfolio

Contact

Please feel free to contact me about any digital projects or questions you may have.

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