My name is Kevin Ross and this is my web portfolio. I am a graphic designer and web designer and developer with a BS in Web Design and Interactive Media from Harding University July 2010 I have experience creating interactive UIs and tutorials, designing and coding websites, capturing, editing, and producing videos, and working with CMSs including Drupal, Wordpress, and Joomla.





Specialties:

HTML/XHTML, CSS, SEO, PHP, MYSQL, JQUERY JAVASCRIPT, ACTIONSCRIPT, Drupal, Wordpress, Social Media, Semantic Markup, Web Standards, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Flash Professional, Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Audition, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Captivate, Adobe Fireworks, and Microsoft Office

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Experience:
  • November 22, 2010 - Present
    Interactive Media Specialist
    ABC Financial, Sherwood, AR

    My list of primary responsibilites grows every day. I do everything from web design and development to video production. In this position I have developed a vast library of training material on how to use ABC Financial software, worked with Drupal both on the backend in PHP and in the CMS itself adding and revising content and making SEO optimizations. I have also provided branding for a subsidiary of ABC Financial, Recurus by providing logo design and creating a company design guideline. I have been in and out of Flash, desiging and developing landing pages for check in kiosks placed in clubs across the country and creating atract screens for use at industry tradeshows. I also have experience from this position with shooting, editing, and producing video. I have created several commercial style videos for ABC Financial for recruiting purposes and for sales/marketing purposes. I am frequently sought after in the company for website design and creation as well as my graphic design expertise.

  • May 24, 2010 - July 9, 2010
    Internship at AdWorks: Concepts & Designs in Little Rock, AR.

    This was an excellent chance for me to put into action what I learned in school. I designed several new websites using Adobe products and then coded them in HTML/CSS. I also performed regular website maintenance on several of their sites.

  • College Experience I had classes that exposed me to fast paced working environments. Often I would be working on several projects at one time. As part of my training at Harding University I gained valuable time management skills. I have also learned dedication to completing a project and seeing it through until it is perfect.
Life, Interests, Hobbies:
  • I like desiging and being creative and seek that through web design and also through my passion in music. I taught myself how to play the bass guitar and drums and I enjoy getting together with friends and jamming. I also have a passion for longboarding and have used that passion to create a community of longboarders in Arkasnas. I have also taught myself how to build my own boards and I am in the process of assembling my own CNC machine from scratch to help cut them...you know, for fun.

  • I enjoy hanging out with friends, good movies, and good food. I also enjoy helping people and spent most of my summers during college working at a summer camp. During highschool I spent a lot of time doing summer mission trips to places like Mexico. I have plans of continued relief/mission trips to Haiti and other 3rd world contries for the future.