Abby Langner | Elance
 
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Abby Langner

Front-End Expert
   United States
  |   Omaha, NE
  |  8:48 am Local Time

Resume/C.V.

I have a variety of experiences in both web development and education, with a specialty in front-end web development. I have very strong skills HTML, CSS and JavaScript. I am very good at debugging CSS and JavaScript, and I am also an expert in browser compatibility. I prefer to stay on the front end, but I have experience talking to the back end via AJAX and working in PHP with WordPress.
Service Description
I perform custom front-end web development. My strengths are HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with a variety of frameworks and productivity tools (HAML for HTML, SASS for CSS, jQuery for JavaScript, 3rd-party JavaScript plugins and APIs such as HighCharts, etc). I enjoy solving problems in CSS and JavaScript (including debugging errors and finding browser compatibility solutions), as well as creating custom front-end widgets and applications. I am also a capable PHP developer with a preference for the WordPress platform.
Education
The University of South Dakota
Bachelor of Science (2)
2005 - 2010
Employment
Desktop Solutions
Teacher/Technical Trainer
2012 - 2013
I taught workshops on business software including MS Office, Photoshop, and Crystal Reports.
Sylvan Learning Center
Math and ACT Prep Teacher
2012 - 2013
I taught math and ACT preparation to students of all ages (mostly high school and college) using the highly effective Sylvan Method. This position shows my continued commitment to education and ability to communicate complex ideas in easy-to-understand ways.
Agape Red
Web Developer
2012 - 2012
I worked full time with Agape on various client projects, mostly Ruby on Rails, but also a WordPress application. I specialized in front-end development, inculding HTML/HAML, CSS,/SASS JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript, and more.
Omaha Public Schools
Teacher
2010 - 2012
With OPS I student taught, substitute taught, and even had a full time contract for one year. I was responsible for developing and teaching a complete 3rd-semester web design curriculum, among other topics.
Emagination Computer Camps
Technology Counselor
2008 - 2009
I wrote Advanced Web Design Workshop in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, FTP, Notepad++. I also taught Advanced Web Design, Web Design, Robotics, Programming Logic, and other daily workshops.
The University of South Dakota
Supplemental Instruction Leader
2007 - 2009
I provided group study sessions and additional instruction for Computer Science I in Java. In just my 1st year, I helped decrease the Drop/Fail/Withdrawal rates in Computer Science I from 32% to 15%
Harry Potter Fans
Fansite Webmaster
1998 - 2008
Developed web site in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, MySQL, FTP, PhotoShop, Notepad++. Developed interactive features such as forum, chatroom, and submission forms. Managed social features (forum) and search engine optimization (SEO) to generate traffic. Gained a loyal repeat user base of 1000+ unique daily visits through summer of 2005.
NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
Summer Intern
2007 - 2007
I implemented an image processing library in IDL to be used on rover missions to the moon and Mars.
The University of South Dakota
Bioinformatics Web Developer
2006 - 2007
Wrote Web applications in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP (with PEAR), Java. Pioneered the bioteam's AJAX development. Developed Web applications which assisted in biomedical research and their grant management.
Payment Terms
Since custom work varies significantly, terms of payment are always negotiable prior to agreement.
References
Nate Watson
Contemporary Analysis, CAN Navigator
As an employee at my last full-time hire, I worked directly with Nate to write a JavaScript & HighCharts application for one of his business analytics clients.
Nathan Kirkman
Oxide Design, Designer
During my last full-time hire, our office worked with Oxide, and I worked with Nathan direcly, converting his design images into functional Web pages.
Jodi Nielsen
Omaha Public Scools, Technology Teacher
Jodi was my supervisor while I was student teaching and colleague while I was teaching full-time. I was responsible for writing and teaching a 3rd semester Web design curriculum. I am still in contact with Jodi regarding advancements in Web technologies (specifically HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript), as well as good resources for teaching basic Web design and development.
Allison Fitzgerald
Emagination Computer Camps, Vice President/COO/Director of Camps
Allison was my supervisor while I worked for Emagination computer camps as a technology counselor and curriculum writer. I wrote and taught an Advanced Web Design curriculum that is used at all Emagination camp locations across the United States, and it includes topics such as Advanced HTML, Advanced CSS, JavaScript, and PHP. I also taught basic programming, robotics, and more.
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