Resume

Jeff Bugbee

https://bugbee.me • See Phone in Resume File • Email Me


Strategist & Designer

Client-focused professional with more than 10 years of problem-solving, design, sales, and management.


Technically diverse web and design expert with a noted history of deciphering and executing customer and team envisioned business web projects. Highly regarded in handling multiple deadline-based assignments concurrently while delivering each one on time. Broad knowledge of website build and design, project management, graphic design, and competition research and SEO implementation in development environments. Adept in all aspects of self-start business solution projects and executing discovery processes. Excellent abilities in leadership; able to maintain solid rapports with clientele while building on contracted services. A life-long student of web technologies and business strategies who keeps pace with advancements, standards, and current practices in the industry. Skilled in illustration, photography, video production, creating proposals, and contract negotiation, as well.

Problem Solving / Business Web Strategy / Client Relationship Management
Client Training and Support / Requirements Gathering / Website CMS Customization
Responsive Design and Testing / Online and Print Marketing Collateral


Technical Proficiencies

Platforms:

Mac OS, Windows, Ubuntu

Tools:

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SASS, PHP Troubleshooting, Git, WordPress, WooCommerce, Drupal, OpenCart, MySQL, Backup Management, Akamai

Software:

Adobe Creative Suite, iWork, Final Cut Pro, Microsoft Office Suite


Professional Experience

Web Strategist & Designer (06/2010 – PRESENT)

VisionMule, Portland, OR

Manage full-service web agency engaged in creating, designing, integrating, and implementing websites as well as strategic planning for digital platforms. Other duties include producing print ads, flyers, posters, signage, and additional marketing tools, developing e-commerce stores, and defining Content and SEO strategies. Client relationship management, as well.

Key Achievements:


  • Increased sales by as much as 20% for clientele year-over-year.
  • Created successful click-through campaigns resulting in 111% upswing in rates
  • Champion client UX/UI for higher click-through and visitor-conversion rates.
  • Cater to customer specifications and build out services to deepen client relations.
  • Customized web platforms hosting hundreds of products for both public and secure-customer account sales.

Web Designer & Client Relations (1/2008– 6/2010)

IndieBlitz, Portland, OR

Organized and directed branded webstores for independent filmmakers located throughout the world, with intent for both domestic and international sales. Specifically, customizing WordPress and WooCommerce websites, overseeing and negotiating film distribution contracts, processing digital film, and creating promotional materials, including print ads in magazines and video ads. Acquisitions and web development intensive.

Key Achievements:


  • Guided over 30 artists in distributing films to buyers around the world.
  • Painstakingly designed stand-alone web stores to match the look and feel of client’s existing site.
  • Streamlined web sales in retail-ready formats including (DVD & Blu-ray) and high-quality streaming.
  • Approached leads at festivals and other potential sales personally.
  • Created and effectively communicated brand missions and B2B relations to clientele and buyers.

Education, Service, and Training

Bachelor of Arts in Moving Image Arts, Concentration in Electronic Media
Santa Fe University of Art and Design, Santa Fe, New Mexico

Volunteer Experience
Volunteer Videographer/Editor – FlyingFocus Video Collective (2006 – 2008)
Recycling Program Organizer [Volunteer] – Santa Fe University of Art and Design (2000 – 2002)

Technical Certifications
Front-End Formations / Front-End Foundations

Professional Development
Front-End Development / UX and UI Design – Udemy (Ongoing)
Front-End Web Development – TeamTreehouse.com/jeffbugbee (Ongoing)