Who am I?

Ashley Jaynes

Front End Developer

Front-end developer with over 10 years’ experience managing and overseeing the development of a variety of digital products. Adept at creating new best practices and procedures to expedite production time and raise quality while reducing expenses. Can juggle multiple projects, lead and mentor team members, and provide training and documentation for all departmental products while meeting tight deadlines.

Experience

Senior Web Developer - Mercutio/Overdose

August 2019 - Present
  • Built and maintained numerous custom e-commerce sites.
  • Created headless e-commerce sites using Gatsby, React, and GraphQL.
  • Developed custom Chrome extensions for internal use.
  • Worked with clients and other stakeholders to develop solutions for complex business problems.
  • Authored code review and deployment process.
  • Mentored junior developers.

Software Engineer I - Ascent Services Group

February 2019 - June 2019
  • Developed reusable, modular designs for a proprietary CMS.
  • Authored dozens of repository READMEs
  • Reviewed pull requests
  • Validated release updates in production and live environments
  • Implemented code changes and updates to remove tech debt from repositories

Senior Web Developer & UX Specialist - Dauntless Inc.

May 2018 - February 2019
  • Led the development team in prototyping and wireframing assorted web applications.
  • Designed user interfaces for various pieces of software, both web and executables.
  • Collaborated with the executive team to devise the scope and roadmap of development for the company’s flagship product.
  • Produced user stories and flows for an assortment of software applications.

Web Project Manager - SmartLok Systems Inc.

May 2017 - April 2018
  • Implemented, administered, and provided training and documentation for Jira
  • Designed and wrote all technical documents for SmartLok products
  • Designed and developed the user interface for SmartLok software

Web Designer and Developer - Freelance

August 2016 - June 2017
  • Designed and developed new websites
  • Created new user interfaces
  • Optimized WordPress sites for speed and SEO

Lead Web Developer - Big Tex Trailers, Mfg.

October 2012 - August 2016
  • Established the process for rapid website development and deployment
  • Led a team of three web developers ensuring projects were completed on time, on budget, and met quality standards
  • Developed a WordPress theme framework that all 350+ client sites are based upon
  • Formulated the web department’s QA process
  • Introduced a ticketing system for our external and internal clients to allow our team to answer requests more efficiently
  • Authored documentation on all procedures for the web department
  • Identified and implemented a new project management system which made the workflow smoother in the web and marketing departments
  • Implemented Git on all projects so the whole web team could collaborate more easily
  • Collaborated with management, designers, and other stakeholders to devise and implement microsites, landing pages, email campaigns, and other marketing collateral
  • Spearheaded the redesign and development of five corporate websites
  • Developed and maintained two WordPress plugins that helped speed up the development process

Web Designer and Developer - MarketVex

November 2011 - October 2012
  • Designed and developed new websites
  • Created new user interfaces
  • Optimized WordPress sites for speed and SEO

Web Designer and Developer - Wolfnet Technologies

January 2010 - November 2010
  • Tested cross-browser compatibility
  • Assisted managers, developers, and analysts in conceptualization and development of web interfaces
  • Designed web and XHTML interfaces
  • Worked with software developers in integration of web interfaces with server-side code
  • Assisted in the preparation and documentation of program requirements and specifications

Web Designer - Ackmann & Dickenson

September 2009 - January 2010
  • Integrated existing static sites into Content Management Systems
  • Created web graphics and other marketing materials
  • Tested cross-browser and cross-platform compatibility of designs

Lead Web Designer - UnityWorks! Media

January 2008 - September 2009
  • Led group of 4 web designers, ensuring accuracy and timely project completion
  • Reduced the turnaround time for project completion from 5 business days to 2 business days.
  • Developed a Best Practice for setting up bulk social networking for hundreds of clients
  • Trained Web Design team members on all new products
  • Incorporated 3rd party microblogging software, which made communication throughout the company easier and more efficient
  • Solved integration problems through troubleshooting
  • Developed Best Practices to streamline graphics production and minimize errors

Education

React Nanodegree - Udacity

2019

B.S Digital Media and Design - Arkansas State University

2002 - 2007