WEB

DESIGN

UI&UX

HI, I'M JOSHUA GIOWAYA

front-end developer & graphic designer

skills

  • DESIGN

  • DEV

HTML
CSS
JS
PHP
WEB
PRINT
UI
UX

WORK

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CES FITNESS

Objective

To re-design website drawing from their current brand

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Outcome

Utilized knowledge of css3 and WebKit to design website with three separate user experience that cater to their different users

Photoshop | Typography | Color Theory

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DESIGN VICI

Objective

To create a logo and tagline representing the current climate of the web design industry

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Outcome

Created a logo conveying the company’s web-based services and tech savvy culture, drawing on inspiration from the HTML 5 logo and current design trends.

Illustrator | Photoshop | Typography | Color Theory

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JAX's CAFE

Objective

To develop interactive hybrid website for local restaurant showcasing their food and menu items.

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Outcome

Utilized flash HTML and JAVASCRIPT to develop a full screen website leveraging music and full-screen imagery, which draws focus to the restaurants food and ambiance.

HTML | JavaScript | ActionScript | Flash

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CAUSE SPRITS AND SOUND BAR

Objective

To design a skull and crossbones themed t-shirt representing Cause's urban punk scene.

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Outcome

Design embraced by patrons; Sold out of the limited run.

Illustrator | Photoshop | Screen Printing

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UPTOWN VALET

Objective

To design website to inform potential clients the quality of and service provided by local valet company.

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Outcome

Designed website showcasing testimonials of current clients. Utilizing call to action to entice users to request a quote.

Photoshop | Typography | Color Theory

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DO THE MATH PRINTING

Objective

To create a logo by adapting the crown from the "stay calm and carry on" campaign for local screen printing company.

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Outcome

Modified a crown to include tools associated with screen printing such as the registration marks and squeegee.

Illustrator | Photoshop | Typography | Color Theory

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PRIMP

Objective

To develop a responsive website, using provided Photoshop files, with an emphasis on content that can be easily updated by an in-house graphic designer for a local women's clothing boutique.

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Created a custom responsive WordPress website with ability to be updated in CMS.

HTML5 | JavaScript | Wordpress | Responsive

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KALYPTO MEDICAL

Objective

To build a website for a medical device manufacturer allowing clinicians to login and register for training.

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Outcome

Utilized flash HTML and JAVASCRIPT to develop a full screen website and used PHP to build a login system for their users.

HTML | JavaScript | ActionScript | PHP | Flash

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THE ALT BIKE ANDF BOARD

Objective

To design a t-shirt representing the biker and snowboard culture.

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Outcome

Designs embraced by clientele and currently being sold in-store and online.

Illustrator | Typography | Color Theory | Screen Printing

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BURNS AUTO

Objective

To design a logo to resonate with consumers drawn to American-made cars.

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Evoked nostalgia around American car culture by designing a logo based on classic American car emblems.

Illustrator | Photoshop | Typography | Color Theory

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PUBLIC FUNCTIONARY

Objective

To develop a website which informs patrons of an art gallery’s current and past exhibits. Content had to be easily updated and dynamically grow as the number of past exhibits increase.

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Outcome

Developed a fully responsive WordPress website with homepage that expands as content is added. Used PHP and JavaScript to rotate color schemes and fonts to offer user unique experience each time they visit site.

HTML5 | JavaScript | Wordpress | Responsive

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ATHETIC DEVEPMENT INSTITUTE

Objective

To develop a website to inform young athletes and their coaches of upcoming national fitness seminars and allow them to register for the events.

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Outcome

Developed a fully responsive WordPress website which clearly conveys the information and draws the user to register using call to action.

HTML5 | JavaScript | Wordpress | Responsive

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RESUME

Joshua Giowaya

JOSHUA GIOWAYA

WEB DEVELOPER &

GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Personal Profile

10+ Years in web design & development at advertising and digital agencies, plus a number of years running my own business. I also bring an extensive background in design that has proven invaluable when contributing to the design process and communicating with creative teams.
Passionate about creating well-crafted, visually engaging and highly usable digital experiences.Strong experience with JavaScript, HTML5, XHTML, CSS3, JSON, JQuery, PHP with W3C Standards.Understanding of concepts such as AJAX, XML and JSON. Hands-on experience with frameworks such as Backbone, Angular, React. Extensive knowledge of cross-border browsers compatibility - IE, Chrome, Firefox, and Safari. Experience designing and developing responsive web pages using Twitter, Bootstrap and media queries. Experience optimizing websites for SEO best practices including Google analytics and Google tag assist. Development Life Cycle and various developments methodology such as Agile, Waterfall. Experience with object-oriented JavaScript and popular JavaScript Libraries including jQuery. Experience in debugging and troubleshooting the existing code. Firm understanding of Object Oriented Principles. Self-motivated and dedicated, able to set effective priority to achieve immediate and long-term goals and meet operational deadlines.

Work Experience

Linnihan Foy Advertising

September 2014 – Present

LEAD Sr. DEVELOPER

Work with an established team of Developers and interact with product managers, marketing teams and executives. Work closely with internal team to define business objectives, project scope, solution space and design/development approach for various knowledge research applications.

ROCKET 55

June 2014 - July 2015

FRONT-END DEVELOPER

Worked with designers, copy writter and SEO team to develop pixel perfect SEO friendly responsive websites, compatible across multipal browsers and devices.

JGDzine.com

March 2010 – Present

Independent Web Designer & Developer, Consultant

Responsible for finding potential clients and drafting a proposal of work. • Worked with business owners to understand their business models and goals and help define strategy, content, and features..

The Alt Bike and Board

August 2012 – October 2013

Web Developer & Graphic Designer, Freelance

Responsible for designing and developing company website Designed print material for t-shirts, tote bags and posters Created flyer, logos, and marketing material.

SHOP JIMMY

Janruary 2009 - March 2010

Web Designer & Developer

Responsible for a variety of web design and development activities in an online Television parts merchant Develop database applications for inventory management Created banner ads,logos Created, maintained, and optimized company website including google search ability, blog promotion, and other social media marketing.

DREAM WORLD STUDIOS

May 2008 – October 2008

INTERACTIVE DEVELOPER

Developed interactive and data-driven websites and applications for a web-based film studio Programmed interactive websites including streaming video, flash videos, etc. Integrated back-end and analytical code with User Interface.

Education

Minneapolis Community and Technical College

Completed 4 semesters in Web and Interactive Media , A.A. in progress

Key Skills

  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • jQUERY
  • JavaSript
  • Angular
  • Backbone
  • React
  • Boot Strap
  • Rest API
  • AS3
  • PHP
  • MYSQL
  • Adobe CS
  • UI & UX
  • PRINT
  • WORDPRESS
  • MAGENTO
  • DUPAL

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