Nicole Edwards | Elance
Last Sign-in: Mar 1, 2016

Nicole Edwards

Custom Web Development & Programming
   United States
  |   Atlanta, GA
  |  5:11 am Local Time


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At Rockware, we help business owners get serious about their online presence. After 10+ years of hard work and perseverance, we have become a leading Atlanta web design firm, specializing in small business web design, small business web development, WordPress development, search engine optimization and building industry specific selling tools. We are highly specialized in WordPress development and custom WordPress design, offering a wide range of custom WordPress plugins and custom WordPress themes, built from the ground up for your business, your industry and your customers.

Our team is specialized in all the other aspects of a successful online business that need to compliment your website; like usability, content strategy and online branding. We won’t stop there either, Rockware also specializes in traffic generation & conversion, responsiveness and especially, social media strategy.
Service Description
We not only build you a modern, eye-catching, interactive and amazing website, Rockware creates an entire *Online Experience*, engaging your visitors in a creative, unique and inviting environment.

At Rockware we have designed websites for all different types of industries, including consulting, IT services, corporate sites, product catalogs, pet care takers and medical clinics. Our team members also have extensive experience in WordPress, specifically in custom theme design, custom plug in creation and database maintenance. You can see examples of our past work in the portfolio section, and more samples/live urls can be provided upon contact.

We offer a diverse list of services and specialties including:

* Web Development
* Custom Web Programming
* Word Press Development
* Word Press Database Maintenance
* Custom Word Press Themes & Plug Ins
* Graphic Design
* Website Maintenance
* Content Management
* Web Scraping
* Perl Development
* Systems Administration
* Technical Tutorials
* Technical Writing
* Custom Software
* Data Recovery
* Domain Registration & Hosting
* Domain/Hosting account management
* Virus/Mal-Ware Removal
* Pharma Hack(SPAM) Removal/Cleaning
* Security Hardening
* Database Cleaning

Our Team is specialized in many diverse technologies including:

* Linux
* Apache
* Perl
* jQuery
* Windows
* CSS(v 1-3)
* XML/HTML(4, 5)
* Photoshop/CS
* Xitami
* Xampp

Our WordPress Team offers customized 3rd party integrations with the following:

* PayPal
* 1ShoppingCart
* CartPress
* Cart66
* Woo Commerce
* WP eCommerce
* aMember
* WishList Member
* s2 Member
* Kajabi
* aWeber
* Constant Contact
* iContanct
* Infusion Soft
* Mail Chimp
* WP Member
* WP eMember
* Magento Connect
* Facebook
* Twitter
* Pinterest

All of the above are offered through Rockware, along with many more services, so feel free to discuss your unique & complex projects with us, as chances are, our Team's diverse background and experience have brought us down a very similar path before!

Taiga Company
Web Developer/IT Technician
2014 - Present
Re-designed, built & migrated older company websites to WordPress platform and high performance hosting. Signed on following project completion as monthly IT Support Technician and Webmaster. Currently maintaining company website and hosting account management.
Rockware Interactive Technologies
Chief Executive Officer
2010 - Present
* Design websites for small business owners * Write content for web pages * Implement data recovery systems * Daily use of coding/mark-up languages such as: *HTML *CSS *Perl *Javascript * Logo design, creation, implementation for small companies * Write data parsers in Perl for corporate data manipulation * Technology conversion, re-write editor generated HTML
Standard Plumbing
Web Programmer
2014 - 2014
Web Programmer and It Consultant in charge of the company's large scale migration from both xCart & Magento to WordPress based systems. Worked on many of the company's large network of dozens of websites, handling large scale product export/imports and migrations involving 10,000+ products and client data.
Excel Publishers
Web Developer
2013 - 2014
Web programmer to build PSD to WordPress custom themes, as well as customized application to calculate publishing costs based on tier, percentage and page number.
Junior Monet
Web Developer/Programmer
2013 - 2013
Built custom jQuery based Instagram integration software, for interactive Zazzle based website interface.
Bill Caskey Training
Web Developer
2012 - 2013
Hired me to design, translate and implement several new strategies and design elements within the Spanish community based website,
Art Experience NYC
Web Programmer
2012 - 2013
Hired to write a custom WordPress plugin, bridging together OAuth, WordPress, Twitter, Facebook, Wishlist Member and Aweber.
Vandelay Premier
Web Programmer
2012 - 2013
Hired to complete in depth compatibility patch for several major applications, all needing upgrades from legacy versions, including WordPress, aMember, PayPal and several other applications.
Don't Belong Here, LLC
Web Developer
2012 - 2013
Hired to design company website, set up eCommerce functionality, create online presence/identity and maintain regular site maintenance and updates.
JAS Marketing
Web Programmer
2012 - 2013
Provide contract technical support/debugging for existing websites.
The Ferocious Grape
IT Consultant
2012 - 2012
Owner and operator of The Ferocious Grape in Canada, enlisted me as an IT Consultant to investigate and solve several design/multimedia issues the current IT staff were having trouble with.
Al Lock Photography
Web Developer
2012 - 2012
Designed two separate custom Word Press themes for professional models fan sites. Project included direct database maintenance, aMember installation, set-up and integration, custom Word Press theme development and GoDaddy account maintenance for customized domain set up.
Web Designer
2012 - 2012
* Created template for product display page within auto-parts website (WordPress). Updated 200+ pages to redesign. * Wrote a Perl program to automate permalink updating within the site. * Customized theme and plugins as needed - (including modifying CSS/php theme/plugin files)
Storm Logix (Repeat Client)
Database Administration
2012 - 2012
Hired to bulk update ~1000 products within WordPress ECommerce website. Successfully uploaded ~1000 product imports within WooCommerce framework. Performed strenuous preparations to the database and website before update was completed.
Albert Stoll Law Firm
Web Developer
2012 - 2012
Hired to design Employment Law branch of company web presence.
The Athena Network
Web Developer
2012 - 2012
Technical consultant, website design; administrated company network within existing website.
Technical Support
2012 - 2012
Integrated ClickBank with WordPress and WishList Member, as well as debugged several problem areas within site and functionality.
Web Developer/IT Support
2012 - 2012
Contract web developer, hired to provide advanced IT Support.
Tax Break Credits
Web Developer
2012 - 2012
Hired to re-design current website, install live chat framework and perform technology based project tasks as needed.
Minx Fashion
Contract Web Developer
2012 - 2012
Contracted to redesign current website, and incorporate ECommerce functionality, enabling visitors to purchase clothing from the website. Also aided in transfer of DNR and hosting set up, as well as customized theme and administration ability. Website was built within Word Press.
Area Marketing Weekly
Web Developer
2011 - 2012
Responsible for the design of multiple custom company websites, corporate branding/logo development and custom web programming. Also involved in domain and hosting account management for clients, as well as domain and hosting account set-up, as an affiliate of GoDaddy.
The Estates
Perl Programmer
2011 - 2012
Hired to write several Perl web scrapers, collecting intricate information from county record websites, on real property and title abstracts.
Contract Perl Programmer
2011 - 2011
Contract Perl programmer. Responsibilities include developing requirements for projects, writing parsers to generate billing reports, application design and architecture, testing/de-bugging and fine tuning.
Planetscape Enterprises
Contract Web Designer
2011 - 2011
Project position, client had an existing website, that had been generated by Microsoft Front Page Extensions. I re-wrote four pages of content, separated content from style by writing CSS sheet for site styles, and manipulated behaviors to generate cross-browser support. Please contact me, and I will be happy to give client's contact information for a reference as this was my most recent project before creating a profile here.
Delta Media, LLC
Contract Web Designer
2011 - 2011
Responsible for redesign of company website, institution of administrative maintenance/updates and overall web development.
Beeswax Interactive Technologies
Computer Programmer
2007 - 2010
* Designed websites for small business * Assisted in logo creation/design * Wrote parsers/programs for company data manipulation * Responsible for company data recovery systems * Resident Perl programmer for company projects * Graphic design for web content * Wrote HTML/data parsers for web pages
Payment Terms
An initial milestone payment for 50% of the total project price (or other negotiated amount) is required before work begins.

Nancy B.
Planetscape Enterprises Inc., Consultant/Business Owner
See project description under Planetscape Enterprises, listed in employment. Please feel free to contact before considering me for a project.
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