Candi Ligutan

Candi Ligutan

Workaholic of the Web

Virginia Beach, VA

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I currently work as UI/UX Engineer at Dominion Marine Media but occasionally take on side projects as a freelance front-end developer. I am also the Senior Customer Advocate for A Book Apart.

I love learning about web development and design constantly. It's like an addiction only better!
Work History
  • September 2012 - Present

    Software Developer

    Dominion Marine Media

  • June 2011 - Present

    Freelance Front-End Developer

    {e} house studio

    - Built pages to support the search capabilities for a residential property site
    - Re-skinned both the desktop and mobile version of home improvement calculation tool
    - Setup a photo contest using the Wildfire App for Facebook
  • May 2011 - Present

    Freelance Front-End Developer

    Candi Code It

    I mostly do contract work for other agencies and studios but more than happy to work with other individuals and businesses to help with their websites needs. Currently experimenting with jQuery mobile to create mobile experiences.

    Live Projects:
    Raybar Fine Jewelry:
  • January 2011 - Present

    Customer Advocate

    A Book Apart

    - Providing assistance to readers to help with their paperback and ebook needs
    - Distributing special release copies to web publications and other web professionals
  • October 2011 - May 2012

    Freelance User Experience Desi

    BCF - Boom Your Brand

    - Creating wireframes to guide the designers how to layout specific elements of the page
    - Improving the usability by evaluating the information architecture and simplifying the content and the navigation

    Live Projects
    - Hermitage Museum's Interactive Map:
    - Adv. Trip Planner:
    - Reskin PR Blog:
  • April 2011 - November 2011

    Acquisitions Editor

    A List Apart

    - Seeking new authors for our online magazine
    - Brainstorming with new faces to produce great insightful articles
  • June 2011 - September 2011

    Freelance Front-End Developer

    Blohm Creative Partners

    - Built a contact form for a medical service
    - Created templates for a college music department

    Live Projects
    - Home and interior page template
  • June 2011 - July 2011

    Freelance Front-End Developer

    Made By Hand

    - Created a website that can adjust to mobile resolutions with responsive web design
    - Built a content management system with ExpressionEngine 2.0
  • August 2010 - June 2011

    Senior Producer


    - Scheduled guests for certain podcasts Pipeline, Daily Edition, Big Web Show
    - Created and maintained guest biographies and episode information
    - Obtained sponsorships for shows
    - Brainstormed for new podcast episodes
  • May 2010 - May 2011

    Lead Web Developer/User Experi

    Davis & Company

    - Developed websites for local businesses using various CMS such as Joomla and Sitefinity
    - Researched various strategic topics such as content strategy
    - Created wireframes to build a more efficient website
    - Surveyed random users to create a better user experience
    - Provided better strategies to work more efficiently
  • March 2011 - April 2011

    Freelance Front-End Developer

    Sideways, Inc

    Assisted in building an iPad application for the history of baseball cards, stadiums and classic baseball cards using HTML, CSS and jQuery
  • April 2008 - May 2010

    Web Developer

    Resite Online

    - Developed property management company and apartment community sites using CSS, XHTML and PHP
    - Created functionality with elements such as the photo gallery or floor plans with jQuery and Javascript
    - Built email blasts for the marketing team to use for trade shows and events
    - Incorporated Property Centric on neighborhood pages to search local businesses

    Live Projects:
    - North Beach on Kernan:
    - Lofts at Willow Creek:
  • ECPI College of Technology

    2005 - 2008