Russell Ramey

Web developer & front-end designer

  • p: 214.534.13424
  • e: russelljramey@gmail.com
  • w: russellramey.me

Introduction

Based out of the Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex, I am a front-end designer and web developer working mainly in HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), PHP, and MySQL. I have been working as a developer for six years with projects ranging from simple static one page html/css pages, to complete Wordpress theme development, to full scale eCommerce sites using wooCommerce for Wordpress. I am currently working as the Senior Web Developer & Designer for Sabre, an innovative technology company that provides B2B software solutions for its customers in the travel industry.

Work experience

  • Principal Web Developer

    Sabre / May 2014 - Present

    • Developed, manage and maintain 10+ corporate websites and numerous web apps/tools for both internal and external use.
    • Convert PSD designs/mockups into fully functional landing pages, web apps, and websites.
    • Manage multiple projects at one time, with quick turnarounds.
    • Work in both front-end and back-end environments.
    • Primary point of contact for system engineers, and work closely with them to set up, configure, maintain, and migrate server environments when needed.
    • Oversaw and managed 2 complete server migrations (server upgrades).
    • Created a web framework, based on the enterprise design framework, to increase productivity and provide a resource for other web developers/designers in the company for quick design, prototyping, and development.
    • Manage, organize and control the corporate git instance for the Corporate Communications creative department.
    • Promoted from Senior Web Developer to Principal Web Developer in August of 2017.
  • Web Developer

    House of Sticks / 2015 - Present

    • Develop a various assortments of online solutions from provided designs, for both websites and web apps.
    • Wordpress theme and plugin development.
    • Bolt CMS theme development.
    • Site deployments, migrations, MySQL maintenance and data management.
    • Shared hosting setup and configuration.
  • Web Desinger / Developer

    Interactive Exposure / 2011 - 2015

    • Design and develop various assortments of online solutions.
    • Wordpress theme and plugin development.
    • Site deployments, migrations, MySQL maintenance and data management.
  • Market Art Director

    Apartment Finder / October 2005 - May 2014

    • Responsible for the design and production of a 500+ page magazine.
    • Designed and developed an intranet PDF archive web site to host published pages/ads that was searchable and available to the entire regions sales staff. Allowed the staff to quickly reference a page/ad by keyword, client, issue, page number or a combination.
    • Worked mainly with Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
    • Created various designs and working concepts of ads to assist the sales staff in the field.
  • Graphic & Web Designer

    Vican Group / 2011 - 2015

    • Designed print collateral including packaging, posters, signage, direct mail outs, banners, point-of-sale and point-of-purchase displays.
    • Produced online graphics and HTML/CSS templates for websites related to retail products and services.
    • Developed and worked on internal client based sales and promotional material online portals.
  • Junior Designer

    Intra-Graphics / May 2005 - October 2005

    • Designed logos, print collateral, PSD web layouts, and other various point-of-sale marketing material for local/regional clients.
    • Designed and developed emails and static campaign landing pages in HTML/CSS.
  • Graphic Design Internship

    Fossil / May 2003 - August 2004

    • Designed print and point-of-sale collateral.
    • Assisted art director's and other senior designers in the Fossil Brand department.

Technologies

Below are some of the most popular - and essential - web technologies I utilize to create the websites & apps that I build. I have adopted these as my “go to” technologies for building things on the web. I am fluent and proficient in all the languages, frameworks, version control, and software listed below.

  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Sass
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Bootstrap
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Jekyll
  • Wordpress
  • Bolt CMS
  • Git / SVN
  • Github / Bitbucket
  • Linux
  • Apache

Education

B.F.A Graphic Design

Texas Tech University / May 2005

Graduated with a B.F.A in Design Communication from the college of Visual & Performing Arts and Member of the Design Comm Association

Hobbies & Interests

  • All things web
  • Internet of Things
  • Computers / Gadgets
  • Raspberry Pi
  • Photography & Design
  • Science & Technology
  • Gaming
  • Mountain Biking
  • Snowboarding
  • Happy Hours
  • Craft beer

Awards & Accomplishments

  • Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do
  • Black Belt in Kobudo
  • Eagle Scout in Boy Scouts of America

Connect

Want to get in touch with me? Use the information below to drop me a line and I will get in contact with you as soon as I can!

  • phone: 214.534.1324
  • email: russelljramey@gmail.com
  • web: russellramey.me