The personal website of Chris Coyier

Resume

Objective

To work in the web industry making good use of my passion for web design and coding.

Employment

The Web Guy, Chatman Design, 2007-Present
Designer, Developer, and Copywriter for many diverse clients. Create and maintain sites ranging from eCommerce to Social Bookmarking to Educational. Brainstorm and pitch new web solutions that speak directly to clients needs. Hand coding in Ruby on Rails, PHP, XHTML, CSS, & Javascript. Rethinking and redesigning existing websites

Digital Pre-Press Tech, Suttle-Straus, 2006-2007
Comprehensive, efficient, and speedy preflighting. Ripping, Trapping, and Imposing digital documents for digital, web, sheetfed, and large format presses. Workflow development for next generation printing services including variable data printing, advanced versioning, fulfillment, and web-enabled solutions

Designer, American TV, 2005-2006
Lead designer of in-store promotional materials including product tagging and signs Pre-Press, Project Management, Print Buying, Design & Production, Tech Support

Digital Pre-Press Tech, Kramer Printing, 3/04-9/04
Prepared huge array of customer files for printing on one of eight presses Preflighting, ripping, imposing, color correcting, platemaking, proofreading, archiving

PeopleSoft Tech, UW-Whitewater, 4/02-11/02
Assisted the Financial Aid department in the transition to PeopleSoft software Data integrity testing, documentation, training

Freelance Clients

Boulder Acoustic Society, Repellex, University of Wisconsin – Madison, Kailin Yong

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, 2004
MAJOR: Graphic Design & Ceramic Arts
MINOR: Multimedia Design & Computer Science

Hobbies

Bluegrass Festivals, Film, Web Development, Photography, Sea Monkies

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