Art Carvajal

Front-End Web Developer

Austin, TX

(210) 232-1676

art.carvajal@yahoo.com

https://artcarvajal.github.io


Summary of Qualifications


Work Experience

Web Developer, Consultant

Independent Contractor - Austin, TX - 2012 to present

Web design and development, design consultation, and brand development. Addressed cross-browser quirks using CSS or JavaScript shims. Designed responsive layouts using mobile-first paradigms. Designed a custom login system and scratch-built calendar management system in PHP/MySQL. Used JavaScript and PHP for form validation, sanitizing, and processing. Utilized image editing, authoring, and compression programs for graphic design and page optimization, including mockup development.

Considerable experience with HTML5 canvas manipulation through JavaScript. Intermediate familiarity with jQuery, Bootstrap, Wordpress, Wordpress theme development, and consuming RESTful APIs. Comfortable with development tools including Chrome DevTools, Bash, Koala (Sass compiler), FileZilla, and Emmet. Awareness of good UI/UX practices and current design trends. Experience communicating technical ideas and requirements to non-technical clients.

Manager, Owner/Operator

AJC Jazz Entertainment - South Central Texas, Austin, TX - 2009 to present

Entertainment company management, client relations manager, content creator, and performer. Primarily responsible for organizing and executing live entertainment solutions for clients. Managed entertainment event logistics, including budgeting, itinerary programming, contract writing, hiring of additional contractors, and payout. Maintained and operated complex audio equipment systems. Maintained business ledger through bookkeeping, basic accounting, and meticulous tax documentation. Created high-quality photo, audio and video content for use in digital and print advertising and marketing.

Strong focus on fostering lasting relationships with clients though prompt, clear and courteous correspondence. Consistent practice of going above and beyond on entertainment events to ensure customer loyalty. Ability to leverage existing client base to increase prospective customer confidence.


Education

Bachelor of Music in Jazz Studies, summa cum laude - Texas State University, San Marcos, TX

Additional coursework in computer science and mathematics. Worked as teacher's assistant for two years, serving 400+ students annually. Traveled to Xishuangbanna, China as participant in international sister-city outreach program.