Jax Designer

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ABOUT JODY

If you want to know what you get when you hire me, I will break it down. It's not complicated.

I DO WORK

I like to come to work. My work ethic is old fashioned. I don't look for ways out of work and I'm not big on vacations or sick days. I work weekends and late evenings if the deadline calls for it.

I LOVE WHAT I DO

I enjoy the work I do and take pride in the results. I love working through the little problems that popup when designing and developing great user experiences.

WEBSITE AND UX

I've designed and developed 100's of world class websites and apps, ranging from Fortune 50 companies to mom-and-pop shops. My capabilities include:

  • Usability Engineering
  • Usability Testing
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • User Research & Persona Creation
  • Web Site & Multimedia Design
  • Web Site Strategy & Analytics
  • Wireframing
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • HTML & HTML5
  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Dreamweaver & Photoshop

SHOPPT APP

This is a very recent project that will launch soon. The client wanted an iPhone app that his teen daughters thought up that allows them to share coupons, deals and pictures with their friends.

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design and Development in Ionic
  • Branding

GRIDIRON NOW

For more than 2 years, I've been wearing a lot of hats for this popular football news hub. Some highlights:

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design and Development in Wordpress
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Support and Maintenance
  • Increased RPM by 300% to over $8
  • Increased pageviews by 400%
  • Generated 20 million pageviews from slideshows


UNITED DISTRIBUTORS

I designed and developed this informational and ecommerce website for Florida's largest water treatment system retailer.

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design and Development in Wordpress
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Support and Maintenance
  • Illustration/Animation
  • Ecommerce


THE FATCAT PUB

This client needed a seriously cool old-fashioned logo and brand, but at the same time wanted a slick modern website. This project was soup-to-nuts...branding, website, SEO, business cards and stationary, menus, etc.

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design and Development in Wordpress
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Marketing Dessign
  • Print Design
  • Support and Maintenance

WALKOFF CHARITIES

Frank Frangie tasked me with creating a website for his baseball charity that would publicize events, take donations and allow needy kids to apply for scholarships. We knocked it ouf the park!

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design and Development in Wordpress
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Support and Maintenance
  • Print Collateral

BIGSPACES.COM

I decided I wanted a blog. When I made the blog, I thought why not create a portfolio? And then a shop for my artwork. I'm not sure what I will add next, but I feel like it's not quite ready for prime time.

  • Wordpress
  • WooCommerce
  • Blog
  • Slideshows


SANS SOUCI BASEBALL PARK

I try to do a pro-bono project or two every year for charity and this is 2016's project. We designed and built a website as a means to raise funds for a local baseball park renovation.

  • Requirements gathering
  • Design and Development in HTML
  • Branding and Marketing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Support and Maintenance

DEVELOPMENT SKILLS

I have vast experience across a number of technologies and protocols, and with an extensive list of design, wireframing, analytics and development packages.

  • Usability Engineering
  • Usability Testing
  • Information Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • User Research & Persona Creation
  • Web Site & Multimedia Design
  • Web Site Strategy & Analytics
  • Wireframing
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • HTML & HTML5
  • Ionic, Framework7
  • Dreamweaver & Photoshop

LOGO DESIGN

I've been tasked with designing hundreds of logos for just about every type of venture you can imagine. Here are some recent examples.


MY ARTWORK

Traditional art is my first passion in life. I started drawing and painting as a young child and have dabbled in sculpting, woodworking, leather tooling and pretty much everything else you can use your hands to create.


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