David F. Weiss

David F. Weiss

Husband & Father, Web Designer & Front-End Developer

Newtown, Connecticut

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Passionate and precise Web Designer & Front-End Developer that excels at handcrafting highly interactive and intricate user interfaces. Advocate for semantic and standards-compliant markup, UX principles and Responsive Web Design. Superb communication skills and strong leadership qualities that have led teams to successful and on-time project launches.
Work History
  • May 2012 - Present

    Senior Interactive Developer

    Circle One Marketing

    • Manage and lead front-end development for the Digital Department
    • Work closely with the Account, Creative and Social Media teams to plan out and execute highly accessible and user-friendly digital solutions that reinforce client goals
    • Assist with project scoping and planning of development tasks for web projects
    • Develop consumer websites, microsites and promotional apps for brands such as BIC, Campbell's, Smithfield and TruFuel
    • Utilize a range of technologies for each digital project, including ASP.NET, PHP, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery
  • April 2012 - Present

    Co-Creator & Developer

    jotdwn

  • December 2010 - May 2012

    Senior Creative Developer

    GigMasters

    • Administer all client side aspects of the company’s web properties, including HTML, CSS, JavaScript, images, CDN content and analytics tracking
    • Maintain company standards on writing and using front-end code
    • Mentor and monitor the progress of other Front-End Developers through careful examination of their code and periodic hands-on training sessions
    • Led a cross-departmental team responsible for launching the first version of the GigMasters mobile website: m.gigmasters.com
    • Increased traffic to the company blog by more than 500%
  • December 2007 - December 2010

    Web Developer

    GigMasters

    • Developed the Press Kit page that is used by over 10,000 performers on the site
    • Built a contract generator web app that allows performers to create a customizable performance contract, in PDF format, for all of their events
    • Programmed the About Us section, visited by hundreds of people everyday, that includes a new press center and social media integration
    • Created a database-driven system to manage leads for the Sales Department and developed a console app that contacts sales leads using multiple e-mail campaigns
  • September 2007 - November 2010

    Owner / Freelance Web Designer

    project DW

    • Designed a website for Western Connecticut Dental Arts that highlights their expert care and modern facility
    • Developed an online portfolio / e-commerce site for Jer’s Artwork, which features over 100 original works of art
    • Services included:
    web design
    database-driven websites
    small-business web apps
    blog templates
    Facebook/Twitter integration
Education
  • Advanced Certificate in Web De

    Sessions College for Professional Design

    May 2007 - May 2010
  • M.A.

    Boston College

    September 2003 - May 2005
  • B.A.

    Loyola University Maryland

    September 1998 - December 2001