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Bermon Painter

Bermon Painter

Designer, Developer, Spanish Speaker, Cupcake eater

Charlotte, NC

I'm a front-end developer/designer hybrid & fascinated with analytics. I enjoy beautiful code, messing around with new technologies & working with Sass, Compass, Haml & a slew of other Ruby based goodies. I also organize https://www.charlotteux.org, https://www.charlottefed.com & https://barcampclt.org/
Work History
  • August 2012 - Present

    User Experience Design Lead

    Hendrick Automotive Group

    Led a cross-discipline team of designers, developers and strategists. Created a design and development process from scratch that was founded on user experience design principles and helped tie in strategy, design and development into an iterative process. As a team we built a handful of utility products to help our team communicate better and increase efficiency. For the company we created task based applications to help make various divisions more productive.
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  • October 2010 - April 2012

    Senior Web Presentation Archit

    Ally Financial Inc.

    Promoted the use of pre-processors like Sass/Compass, Haml & Markdown and nifty tools like the static site generator Nanoc. Worked on a modular front-end development structure to create reusable, modular widgets that could be used across multiple projects.
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  • September 2009 - October 2010

    Online Manager

    American City Business Journals

    After a couple of rounds of layoffs I worked to cut excessive spending online and streamline vendor relationships. Under my direction:

    • solutions were built in-house cutting our annual costs by 41%
    • through A/B testing online account registrations increased 23.5%, newsletter sign-ups increased 72.8%
    • unique visitors increased 13.8%, pageviews increased 34.5%, time on site increased 151.7% and bounce rate decreased 8.2%
    • Online sales were increased an average of 200% with a special promotion the month of October 2010 where sales were increased 567%.
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  • January 2008 - September 2009

    Senior Web Designer, Front End

    American City Business Journals

    As the senior web designer on SceneDaily.com, I worked in an experimental division of the company with a manager and a back-end developer to see how effective and efficient a small, concentrated team could perform. In the two years our team was together we were able to outperform other divisions of the company. In two years we:

    • rebranded the divisions media site and migrated over 250,000 pages to a new CMS in just under 3 months.
    • developed and designed from scratch e-commerce, classified, video, social network and single sign-on platforms.
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  • October 2007 - January 2008

    Senior Web Designer - Analytic

    ZINCH

    Hired as the senior designer at a startup. My main responsibilities were to rebrand the marketing site, create marketing emails, implement analytics tracking with Google Analytics, and provide front-end development for their web application.
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  • March 2007 - October 2007

    Webmaster

    VitalSmarts

    Managed and maintained all corporate web sites, while working to meet the needs of various stake holders in the company for new product launches and new web initiatives.
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  • February 2006 - March 2007

    Web and Print Designer

    Career Step

    One of three member marketing team in a fast-paced environment. Responsible for providing the very best in print and web design. Worked closely with the other members of the marketing team to create high impact marketing campaigns.
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  • January 2006 - March 2006

    Graphic Designer

    Student Auxilliary Services Creative Marketing

    SAS is the creative service department for BYU. I worked on ad campaigns for campus, created flash animations, and worked on front-end development for some of their websites.
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  • February 2004 - January 2006

    Quality Control Associate

    TS Tech Alabama, LLC

    TS Tech is a tier one supplier for Honda Mfg. As a quality control associate worked on:

    • part investigation & analysis
    • tensile testing
    • 3D part measurement with a FARO arm
    • improving relationships with parts vendors

    While I was there I also put my computer & programming skills to improve efficiencies by creating:

    • automated spreadsheets for weekly and monthly reporting
    • an Access database with a nice GUI to interface with the system that kept track of all the updated part numbers
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  • May 1998 - August 2001

    Graphic Designer

    Southeast Associates Services

    Worked at a small design agency creating:

    • ads for magazines and local papers
    • vinyl & full-color menu's
    • business cards
    • logos

    Started building static websites and created an intranet site for the company.
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Education
  • Brigham Young University

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