JP Costallos

Web Developer

jpcostallos.com

web@jpcostallos.com

Experience

Emereo Creative - Orlando, Fl

Web Developer, 12/2014 - Present

Used HTML / CSS (Sass) / JavaScript / PHP to develop aesthetically pleasing, mobile-first, and UX driven websites, web applications, and content management systems for clients. Set up and mainted git repositories and hosting environments. Took UI/UX design wireframes and visual mockups and translated them to code. Connected to third-party services using various API techniques. Maintained well-documented and reusable code.

UCF Office of Student Involvement (OSI) - Orlando, Fl

Web Designer / Developer, 05/2013 - 12/2014

Used HTML / CSS (Sass) / JavaScript / PHP to Design, develop, and maintain multiple websites for agencies located within the Office of Student Involvement. Used Wordpress content management system to create custom themes specific to each agency. Websites required unique post types, forms, and features. Worked directly with clients to understand and meet their needs to make an enjoyable experience for their user base.

AAA National Motor Club - Heathrow, FL

UI/UX Design Intern, 04/2014 - 08/2014

Assisted with User Interface and User Experience design for AAA National internal road service web/native applications. Create and revise information architecture documents and diagrams such as: content diagrams, content maps, wire frames, comprehensive diagrams and static prototypes. Also Created mock ups, directed ongoing usability testing, and used HTML/CSS/JavaScript to design and develop user interfaces.

uBreakiFix - Orlando, FL

Web Technician and Customer Service, 05/2012 - 05/2013

Provided customer service via national support phone number, resolved customer issues, received payments, serviced customer orders. Repaired and restored software/hardware on devices such as smartphones, iPods, iPads, laptops, PC's, and video game consoles. Received, sorted and diagnosed all incoming devices. Tested, completed orders, and shipped all outgoing devices.

Education

University of Central Florida (UCF) – Orlando, Fl - 3.7 GPA

Bachelor's Degree - Digital Media: Web Design | Graduated: 12/2014

Edison State College - Fort Myers, Fl - 3.5 GPA

Associates of Arts Degree - General Education | Graduated: 12/2011

Ida S. Baker High School - Cape Coral, Fl - 3.5 GPA

High School Diploma - Information Technology | Graduated: 06/2009

Skills

All skill proficiencies are based off of the Dreyfus Model of Skill Acquisition.

Web Development

  • Expert with Semantic HTML5
  • Expert with CSS3 & Sass
  • Expert with PHP (WordPress & Non-WP)
  • Expert with Cross Browser Usability
  • Proficient with JavaScript & jQuery, and other various JS Frameworks/Libraries
  • Proficient with Git Version Control System
  • Proficient with Asynchronous (AJAX) requests

Web Design

  • Expert with Responsive Design
  • Expert with User Interface & Experience Design
  • Proficient with Typographical Hierarchy
  • Proficient with Adobe Photoshop
  • Proficient with Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficient with Adobe Premiere

Technical

  • Proficient with computer hardware including assembling and building desktop PC's, by installing and/or replacing parts
  • Proficient with computer/mobile software and operating systems Mac OSX, Windows 7, iOS, software installations, troubleshooting, and system configurations and customizations

Misc. Software, Tools & Languages

Web Inspector, Shell, Git, Github, Sublime Text, Xcode, Grunt, Gulp, MAMP, Adobe Premiere, CodePen, Middleman, Jekyll, MySQL, phpMyAdmin, cPanel, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Foundation, Bourbon, Neat

Awards

  • Cum Laude (3.5 GPA and Above) award winner – Ida S. Baker High School
  • Dean's List (3.5 GPA and Above ) award winner – Edison State College
  • Dean's List (3.5 GPA and Above ) award winner – University of Central Florida
  • Bright Futures Scholarship Recipient
  • Team-Treehouse Scholarship Recipient

Extra Involvement

  • Founding President of UCF Masters of Web student organization for Web Designers & Developers
  • Member of UCF Graphic Design Student Association (GDSA)
  • Volunteer at Orlando's In Control 2014 Mobile & Web Design Conference