Andy Birdwell

  • Freelance Web Designer/Developer
  • Oceanside, California, United States
  • Internet

Previous positions

  • Web Designer / Developer at Contractor for the LA Phil/Hollywood Bowl
  • OEM Manager for the Toyota Brand and Graphic Designer at fusionZONE Automotive, Inc.

Education

Columbia College Chicago, none, Web Design

Public Profile

Background

Summary

Experienced Web Designer with a demonstrated history of working in the internet industry. Professionally skilled in HTML/CSS, Content Management Systems (CMS), and Graphic/Web Design.

Experience

  • Contract Web Designer/Developer

    Silver Lake Digital

    March 2018 – Present(1 year 7 months)Greater Los Angeles Area

    HTML/CSS, Banner Ads, WordPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Web Designer / Developer

    Contractor for the LA Phil/Hollywood Bowl

    April 2017 – August 2019(2 years 4 months)Oceanside, California

    Worked in Django and SilverStripe CMS, landing pages, image editing, overall site content management, HTML/CSS, Adobe Creative Suite.

  • OEM Manager for the Toyota Brand and Graphic Designer

    fusionZONE Automotive, Inc.

    April 2016 – October 2016(6 months)Pacific Palisades, California

    Managed compliance for the Toyota brand. Designed and built web graphics, landing pages, emails, and banner ads for auto dealer websites. Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, and an in house CMS.

  • Web Designer / Front-End Developer

    Contractor at BBVA Compass

    November 2011 – November 2015(4 years)

    Part of a small team that worked on, and maintained the bbvacompass.com website. Designed and built site sections, landing pages, emails, banner ads, mobile pages and conversion to responsive design. HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap Framework, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, SDL Tridion CMS and Expression Engine.

  • Web Developer/Designer

    FitzMartin, Inc.

    December 2007 – February 2010(2 years 2 months)

    Built, maintained, and updated fitzmartin.com. Designed and developed websites, landing pages, emails, and banner ads for BBVA Compass, Birmingham Southern College, Montevallo University, Samford University, Burr & Forman, and Big Oak Ranch. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, ActionScript, WordPress, Joomla, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

  • Associate Interactive Designer

    Intermark Group, Inc.

    March 2006 – December 2007(1 year 9 months)Birmingham, Alabama Area

    Designed and developed websites, emails, banner ads, and updated the Intermark agency site. Clients include Southeastern and Gulf States Toyota, BBVA Compass, Bromburg’s Jewlers, and Arlington Partners. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Flash, ActionScript, WordPress, Joomla, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

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  • Freelance Web Designer

    Self-employed

    August 2003 – March 2006(2 years 7 months)

    Website design and implementation using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop, Flash and ActionScript.

  • Freelance Writer

    TransWorld Media

    September 1999 – November 2002(3 years 2 months)

    Monthly column in TransWorld skateboard magazine, called webslinging, reviewing skateboard related websites. Compiled information and conducted interviews, wrote music reviews and brainstormed concepts for Warp and Stance magazines.

Education

  • Columbia College Chicago

    none, Web Design

    2001 – 2002

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • ActionScript
  • XHTML
  • Graphic Design
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML 5
  • Information Architecture
  • Photography
  • Logo Design
  • Web Development
  • Digital Marketing
  • jQuery
  • InDesign
  • Front-end
  • Photoshop
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • CMS
  • WordPress
  • WordPress
  • Social Media
  • Web Design
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Email Marketing