Jim Lheureux | Web Developer
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Jim Lheureux

DIGITAL CRAFTSMAN BUILDING A BETTER WEB

Jim has over 8 years experience designing, developing, and maintaining small business websites. His work experience combined with a certification in responsive web design and degree in computer science make well equipped to tackle any web project.

Experience

Web Development Manager

  • Oversaw and lead development from start to finish for multiple Small business websites using Magento 1 and WordPress CMS platforms
  • Designed and developed user-friendly responsive websites, including an optimized one-page checkout that increased user clicks and subsequent customer purchases.
  • Trained multiple staff members in internal web functions and coding standards, including steps on making minor updates and changes.
  • Integrated web forms into pages to collect necessary data reducing the amount of interactions needed to complete the request and increasing customer satisfaction.
  • Achieved a consistent look and visual theme across website by promoting uniform fonts, formatting, images, and layout.
  • Optimized existing web markup by correcting errors, updating code to the latest standards, and improving formatting and layout to decrease load time and increasing SEO scores.
  • Implemented changes to site markup to improve cross browser compatibility and mobile responsiveness by adding classes to HTML and adding media queries to CSS ensuring the site displays properly across all devices.
  • Successfully converted digital mockup designs to full functioning websites.
2014 – Present

Web Content Manager

  • Designed, launched, and managed XpertSurveyEquipment.com, a Magento e-commerce website that generated more than $325,000 of revenue during its first 21 months.
  • Improved on-site SEO and raised conversion rate by 88% through data analysis and UX/UI improvements.
  • Spearheaded email marketing campaigns via Constant Contact & MailChimp utilizing A/B testing resulting in increased site traffic and increased sales by 5%.
  • Managed department team workflow prioritizing content and facilitating content upload schedule.
  • Utilized Google Analytics to analyze site traffic and adjust marketing focus accordingly.
  • Used Google AdWords to create ad campaigns increasing web traffic to targeted products and pages.
  • Designed and created graphics for websites, Emails, and print ads using Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop and Gimp to Enhanced product photos by adjusting lighting / shadows, cropping, and cleaning.
  • Developed a contact gateway page to better direct customer inquiries to the proper department.
2011 – 2014

PC Repair Technician

  • Installed custom LAMP stack on informational Kiosks for military and health care use.
  • Created and managed server user access and credentials via Active Directory
  • Developed and implemented server sided backup plans using Backup Exec, Dsychronize, and Rsync
  • Diagnosed / repaired end user computer problems via remote connection and on site.
  • Successfully identified, diagnosed, and fixed website problems, including broken links, typographical errors, and formatting issues.
  • Evaluated and became knowledgeable in new standards, technologies, and trends in website development.
2010 – 2011

Portfolio

Education

Mar 2019
Responsive Web Design Certification

Certification in Responsive Web Design issued by FCC for completing 300 hours of coursework relating to developing with a mobile first approach and targeting cross-device compatibility.

Sep 2002- May 2005
Associates Degree of Computer Science

Degree in Computer Science (Web Concentration) from Henry Ford College. Classes included: CSS, Advanced HTML, COBOL, C++, JavaScript, Networking, and UNIX.

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