I'm David Diaz

A Web Designer and Developer

Do what you love and be great at it.
You will always be happy.

About Me

My goals as web designer and developer are to create an enjoyable and intuative experience for the user, bring new ideas to the web. I'm a self starter that loves working in a team environment where we pass around ideas as well as inspire each other. I have fun doing what I love to do.


Work Experience

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Web Graphic Designer

Advontemedia Inc.

February 2011 - January 2013

Design websites for various publications based on industry trends and standards, rapid prototyping of UI concepts, and create motions graphics for advertisements and videos. As well as maintaining their website's performance through QA checks, Google Analytics and by adding new content requested by the client.

Software Development Internship

Marlin Dolinsky Group (MDG)

July 2010 - September 2010

Team development of The Art Institute of California - Inland Empire Visual Guide. Flex / Flash Builder and ActionScript 3.0 Programmer.

Volunteer Customer Service / Web App Beta Tester

Gaiaonline / Gaia Interactive

July 2007 - April 2009

Oversaw and helped manage various forums within the site; educated users of the rules; evaluated users actions and distributing warnings to offenders; provided customer service to user inquiring about their accounts and/or purchases; investigated accounts that may have compromised; supervised and help train new volunteers; reported programming issues; tested web app software/games.

Web Designer and Developer

Self-Employed / Owner of Ever Growing Interactive

2007 - Present

When I am not in the office, I am working on personal projects to keep my skills up to date and my mind fresh with new ideas because I love what I do.

Professional Skills

Server-Side Technologies

  • PHP
  • mySQL
  • Wordpress
  • Concrete5
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Magento

Client-Side Technologies

  • xHTML / HTML5
  • CSS / CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • ActionScript
  • XML

Design/Coding/Video Editing Programs

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver
  • Flex/Flash Builder
  • After Effects
  • Final Cut Pro

Education

The Art Institute of California — Inland Empire

Bachelor of Science — Web Design and Interactive Media

2007 - 2010


Portfolio

Nayetal

Objective:

Create a site to showcase Nayetal's clothes line.

The client provided the design files and asked to develop the site, and to keep certain key functions from their old site.

Created with HTML/CSS, jQuery, PHP.

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Taylor-Blake and Associates

Objective:

Create an informational site

The client wanted a site that was purely informational with a contact form where potential clients could inquire about their services.

Created with HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery.

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Time Warner Cable - Los Angeles

Objective:

Redesign of the LA division of Time Warner

My role in this group project was as Lead Designer. The client wanted a friendly, non-corporate looking site, while utilizing the logo colors.

Created with HTML, CSS, and Flash

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Pampered Paws

Objective:

To create a site for Pamapered Paws Grooming.

Pampered Paws Grooming wanted an informational site to attract more customers and provide information about thier services to local pet owners.

Created with HTML and CSS

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AI - ie Restaraunt Finder

Objective:

To create a desktop and touch screen application to direct students to local restraunts

This was group effort to create a desktop and touch screen application that would route students to local restaurants around the Art Institute of California - Inland Empire. I created various routes as well as icon design.

Photoshop, Illustrator, Flex 3.0, Flash, ActionScript 3.0

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AI - IE Classroom Finder

Objective:

To create a desktop and touch screen application to direct students around the AI:IE Campus.

This was a group effort to create a desktop application and touch application that would route students to their classrooms and rooms of interest at the Art Institute of California Inland Empire. My responsiblity was programmer.

This project is still under developement.

Photoshop, Illustrator, Flex 4.0


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