Geoffrey Sagers

Graphic Designer / Web Developer

Summary

I have 20+ years of experience in web development and design. My varied experience with many aspects of web development and design and background in graphic art and photography has helped me gain the necessary skills and critical insight for an exceptional web developer and graphic designer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts Degree - Business Information Systems
Utah State University
Portuguese minor

Expertise

  • Created and published over 5000 web pages on over 1200 web sites
  • Experience with graphic design, layout, and typography
  • Experience in brand design and corporate identity
  • Designed 10 mixed-media brochures that were sent to over 35,000 recipients
  • Created over 150 Microsoft PowerPoint presentations used for teaching over 4000 students

Software Skills

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Flash, Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office, JIRA

Programming Skills

HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Wordpress, AJAX, XML, MySQL, PHP, Actionscript, some experience with Groovy, Grails, Bash

Other Skills

Git, Agile, Scrum, SVN

Employment

Since August of 2012, I have worked for Software Technology Group (a contracting company), and the work below represents individual assignments

Senior Web Developer
Cricut / Provocraft, Salt Lake City, UT. August 2014 – December 2014

  • Single page app for use with external hardware device. Catalog development, tiled layouts with multiple image sizes. Additional work for shopping cart layout and print dialogue, toolbars and editing panels.
  • HTML, CSS, CSS3 transitions, Bootstrap, LESS, Illustrator, Photoshop

Senior Web Developer
Bonneville Communications, Salt Lake City, UT. June 2014 – July 2014

  • Template pages for site in multiple languages. Responsive design and CSS3 animations
  • HTML, CSS, CSS3, Animation, SaSS, Foundation, jQuery, Illustrator, Photoshop

Senior Web Developer
McCann/Erikson, Salt Lake City, UT. April 2014 – June 2014

  • Multi-screen single page landing sites for Fortune 500 company, using parallax scrolling and CSS3 animations and transitions, with graceful degredation for IE8, Android and iOS browsers using the Bootstrap framework.
  • QA work for sites on multiple browsers, platforms and operating systems.

Senior UI Developer
Adaptive Computing, Provo, UT. August 2012 – February 2014

  • Web interface for server application used by supercomputing facilities
  • Designed and implemented UI features including icons, color schemes, and user flow
  • Drafted architecture around user experience and interaction within the application
  • Worked cross-team to manage potential roadblocks in development

Senior Web Developer
Logoworks by HP, American Fork, UT. Sep. 2006 - May 2012
Responsibilities include managing multiple projects in a short time frame, programming websites including adjusting designs for better user experience and programming using a combination of various web technologies. Act as an advisor to the customer on SEO best practices, content layout, and interface options.

Computer Hardware and Printer Technician
Canon Business Solutions – Salt Lake City, Utah. Apr. 2006 - Aug. 2006.
Deployed over 800 computer systems, and was responsible for computer and printer maintenance and repair.

Store Manager
Alert Cellular, Tooele, UT. Aug. 2002 - Jan. 2006.
Managed work schedules for employees, store inventory, and meeting sales goals.

Webmaster
Design and maintain web sites for various companies in a freelance capacity. Original graphic design work, text layout, editing and coding.

Network Administrator
Business Relations Office, Utah State University, Logan, Utah. Jan 1999 – Apr 2001
Responsible for maintaining communication systems between computers, printers, hubs, servers, and other offices.

Teacher / Teaching Assistant
Utah State University. 1997-1999
Responsible for creating slide presentations for horticulture and basic computer skills classes. Also responsible for finding suitable multimedia material for classes.