Tania Rascia Web Design and Development

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Experience

Web Developer – Lettuce Entertain You Enterprises, Inc.

June, 2015 – July 2017

  • Used the latest HTML5/CSS3 and JavaScript/jQuery standards to develop custom, responsive website designs
  • Met with clients before and after every new web design project and maintained frequent communication during all stages of development
  • Introduced the Git version control system to the team and integrated all websites into individual repositories
  • Successfully migrated 60+ websites to the Amazon Web Services cloud ecosystem, set up and installed all server software for development
  • Created a maintenance system for keeping WordPress/content management systems and server software up to date as well as strengthening and rotating passwords
  • Worked on implementing the WCAG 2.0 accessibility standards and guidelines for ADA compliance
  • Routed all email systems through the Amazon SES API for increased security and standardization throughout all websites
  • Developed a custom PHP & MySQL backend administration system that was both secure and user-friendly for inserting and pulling information from databases
  • Implemented HTTPS protocol on sensitive websites via SSL/TLS encryption
  • Set up website uptime monitoring to ensure quick and efficient handling of any downtime

Web Development Intern – Telegraphics, Inc.

February, 2015 – June, 2015

Contract Freelance – Red Axle

December, 2014 – February, 2015

Technical Skills

Publications

Introduction to jQuery

(DigitalOcean) A getting started guide to jQuery, the JavaScript library.

JavaScript Variables and Dataypes

(SitePoint) A first look at JavaScript for complete beginners to programming.

JavaScript Operators, Conditional Statements, and Functions

(SitePoint) A review of some of the fundamental building blocks of JavaScript.

Speaking

WordCamp Chicago

April 30th, 2017 – Developing a WordPress Theme From Scratch

Projects

Primitive CSS Framework

A minimalist CSS framework built with Sass that provides helpful, browser-consistent styling for buttons, forms, tables, lists, and typography.

New Moon Syntax Theme

A syntax theme optimized for front and back end web development, which I have made available on Visual Studio Code, Brackets, Atom, and Sublime Text.

Education

Robert Morris University

Bachelor of Professional Studies (2007 – 2010)

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