Resume

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John Videll

(773) 383-1066
jvidell@msn.com

Ambitious Professional with a 10+ year proven track record of success and progressive client relations acumen including, data entry, deductive reasoning, conflict resolution, negotiation, problem sensitivity, client evaluation, and sound decision making. Possess exceptional organizational and interpersonal attributes and a fiery determination to succeed. Exhibits dynamic follow-through, astute professionalism, and a stellar work ethic. Strong passion for providing infectious enthusiasm, provoking others to reach for the next level of success. Consistently create lasting relationships with people from diverse cultures and professional backgrounds. Interact with a network of cross-functional professionals to achieve maximum motivation, collaboration, and efficacy.

SUMMARY

  • Personal and professional front-end development with emphasis on HTML and CSS interactions
  • 4 years of experience in web site hosting environments
  • Javascript / online game development / game logic programming
  • Designing, user-testing, producing, troubleshooting and quality analysis of websites
  • Testing and development of cross-browser / cross-platform web applications
  • Working in the latest W3C web development standards including HTML5 and CSS3
  • Advanced Adobe Photoshop and graphics manipulation skill set
  • Experience with modern development frameworks and web application architecture
  • Experience to web analytics, web programming, mobile concepts
  • Rapid application development with Javascript and Ajax applications

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Web Application Development Tools & Technologies
Experience with XHTMl1, HTML, HTML5, CSS2, CSS3, Javascript, JQuery Framework, Netbeans IDE, Text Editors, OpenCMS, CQ5, Wordpress, Ruby on Rails 3.1, PHP4+, Utility applications.
Operating Systems
Windows 95-7, Mac OSX.
Scripting Languages
HTML, Javascript, basic knowledge of Java.
Databases
Basic knowledge of working with MySQL.
Programming Languages
Basic knowledge of PHP and Ruby, intermediate knowledge of Javascript.
Software Applications
MS Office 2000/2003/2007.
Certifications
Master Certificate in Web Development.
Design Software
Photoshop CS5, Adobe Fireworks CS5.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

WEB CONTRACTOR WITH CME Group, 2013-2014

  • Maintain and update company website
  • Migration from OpenCMS to CQ5
  • HTML, CSS, OpenCMS, CQ5

Tools, Knowledge and Skills:

  • HTML5, CSS3, Firefox / Chrome / IE Web Browsers, Photoshop, OpenCMS CQ5
  • Front end coding

WEB CONTRACTOR WITH SEARS HOLDINGS CORPORATION, 2013

  • Maintain and update company website
  • HTML, CSS, CMS and JavaScript programming

Tools, Knowledge and Skills:

  • XHTML1, HTML5, CSS3, Firefox / Chrome / IE Web Browsers, Photoshop, CQ5
  • Front end coding
  • Graphics production

WEB CONSULTANT WITH PERCIPIA NETWORKS, 2012

  • Code changes to existing company website
  • HTML, CSS and Javscript programming

Tools, Knowledge and Skills:

  • HTML5, CSS3, Firefox / Chrome / IE Web Browsers
  • Front end coding

WEB DEVELOPER INTERN WITH SMART TV STARS

  • Redesign of existing web sites
  • HTML, CSS and Javscript programming
  • System administration and client troubleshooting

Tools, Knowledge and Skills:

  • HTML5, CSS2-3, Firefox / Chrome / Safari / IE Web Browsers
  • Graphics production
  • Front end coding

FREELANCE / CONTRACT / PERSONAL WEBSITES, CHICAGO, IL, 2005-2012

www.jvidell.com
www.jvidell.com/portfolio/index.html
www.chicagohomestylecatering.com
www.stpatricksbingo.com
www.weepingangelclock.com
www.icengale.com
www.crystalhatchlings.com

Tools, Knowledge and Skills:

  • XHTML, HTML5, CSS2-3, Firefox / Chrome / Safari / IE Web Browsers
  • PHP and MySQL and Linux / Apache Web Server
  • Game design / game programming
  • Graphics manipulation and production
  • Web design and implementation

JPMORGAN CHASE (Randstad US), CHICAGO, IL, 2010 - 2011
U.S. CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES LOCKBOX OPERATIONS

  • Data entry and document preparation for TPS and immigration applications

Tools, Knowledge and Skills:

  • Proprietary systems administration
  • System troubleshooting and resolution
  • Efficient and streamlined document processing
  • Precise decision-making and teamwork

CME Group (formerly the Chicago Board of Trade), Chicago, Illinois
E-CBOT Market Operations Specialist, 2001 - 2008

  • Delivered high-level technical and operational support for electronic derivatives marketplace tasked with processing 3,200,000 transactions per day. Appointed as one of six CBOT staff tasked to relocate to Frankfurt, Germany for Deutsche Bores Group training on conversion of trading activities from Frankfurt to Chicago.

Achievements:

  • Entrusted to support and assist in technical setup and rollout of Chicago office.
  • Collaborated and conferred with Shift Supervisor as Second Shift Lead, produced staff schedules, and generated monthly departmental expiration reports.
  • Significantly reduced second shift errors to five in 12-month period by going above and beyond support duties, including ordering and canceling orders as prescribed.
  • Verified accuracy and completion of e-CBOT transactions and integrity of products while maintaining client relations and providing market data information.

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

Market Technology Operations, 1998-2001. Trusted by pit committees to alter, manipulate, and manage data covering trade transactions. Skillfully delivered first level support for all transactions taking place on trading floors and individual trading pits. Successfully tracked and handled trading floor wallboards data and in-house TV data feed. Market Reporter, 1996-1998. Administered market bids, offers, and trades from commodity traders (both futures and options). Engaged in market transactions data entry into Exchange's proprietary 'trade capture' system.

Ski Warranty Manager, Jamestown Cycle Shop, 1993-1996.

EDUCATION:

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL
Master Certificate in Web Development

04/2012

DePaul University, Chicago, IL
Bachelor's Degree coursework in Computer Science

09/1998 - 06/2008

Jamestown Community College, Jamestown, NY
Associates Degree in Liberal Arts and Humanities,

06/1992

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