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My name is Joe Ravgiala. I am a Web Developer working and living in the Boston area who has 15 years of experience working on websites and applications.

View my online résumé below

Skills

Programming Languages: ActionScript, AJAX, Apache Velocity, ASP.NET, CGIScript, ColdFusion, CSS, CSS3, DHTML, Dust.js, HTML, HTML5, Java, JavaScript, JEXL, jQuery, MSSQL, Node.js, PHP, VBScript, XHTML, XML, XSL:FO, XSLT

Software: Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, FileZilla, HomeSite, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Visual Studio, Sharepoint Designer

CMS: Blackboard, Documentum Web Publisher, ExpressionEngine, Moodle, Percussion CM System, Percussion CM1, SharePoint, WordPress

Search Engines: Endeca, Google Site Search, Ultraseek, Verity

E-mail Platforms: ClickTactics, ExactTarget, Silverpop

Analytics: AddThis, Google Analytics, WebTrends

Miscellaneous: Android, Cross-Browser Development, Cross-Platform Development, Customer Service , E-mail Newsletter creation, iOS, Mobile Development, Responsive Web Design

Employment

June 2006 to Present

American Student Assistance

Founded in 1956, ASA is a nonprofit organization that delivers quality delinquency prevention services.

Senior Web Developer

  • Created standards based, responsive website using the Foundation 3 framework with HTML5, CSS, dust.js templates, and jQuery.
  • Integrated external websites with ColdFusion 9, ASP.NET C#, or WordPress.
  • Led implementation of corporate website asa.org using Percussion CMS.
  • Used Apache Velocity and JEXL as the basis for the Percussion CMS templates.
  • Implemented web analytics using a combination of Webtrends, Google Analytics and AddThis sharing functionality.
  • Created company-wide e-mail newsletter HTML templates using SilverPop. Email created as a responsive email
  • Rolled-out the company intranet using Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Point-person and trainer of developer-level training of Percussion CMS.
  • Continually research and recommend new technologies and best practices and present those recommendations.
May 2004 to Present

Self-employed

Hired by various clients to develop and/or maintain their web presences.

Freelance Web Developer

  • Utilize many different types of tools and applications including jQuery, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript and ExpressionEngine to name a few.
  • A more detailed list of sites created, with descriptions, can be found at http://www.joerav.com/portfolio under the freelance menu option.
December 2000 to June 2006

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company is a global education leader and the world’s largest publisher of educational materials for pre-K–12 schools.

Senior Web Engineer

November 2000 to November 2000

Eliasen Group

Technology recruiting firm that provided technology specialists to companies throughout the United States.

Contract Web Developer

  • Contract position utilizing HTML and CSS skills in developing of Fleet's Small Business website.
October 2000 to October 2000

Hall Kinion Inc.

Technology recruiting firm that provided technology specialists to companies throughout the United States.

Contract Web Developer

  • Contract position for Razorfish using CSS, JavaScript, and HTML to develop Pratt & Whitney’s corporate website.
  • Delivered website ahead of schedule despite numerous obstacles.
June 2000 to September 2000

HealthGate Data Corp.

HealthGate Data Corp. provided evidence-based decision support and risk containment solutions to healthcare providers and payors in the United State.

Website Builder

  • Created template-based websites using Visual Studio and VBScript.

Education

2007

Learning Tree, Rockville, MD

Comprehensive SharePoint Technologies Introduction Certificate

2006

New Horizons, Waltham, MA

Comprehensive ColdFusion Introduction Certificate

1997 to 2000

Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Certificate in Web Design/Development
Courses: Photoshop, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Internet History
Created University College’s original website

1993 to 1994

National Education Center, Brookline, MA

Certificate in Medical Assisting
Graduated top in class

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