Patrick Mulder

Design, Build, and Enjoy your web experience

About me

 

Patrick Mulder

Design-focused Front-end Developer

I'm an interactive multimedia professional looking to bring my design, development, and marketing experience to the world.

I'm a design-focused Interactive Multimedia Front-End Developer with experience designing, building, and maintaining company websites using current software and by hand code. Specializing in design-focused front-end development which includes languages relevant to front-end web design.

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My brother and me standing in front or his car on a warm summer day

Technical Skills

 

Photoshop

Illustrator

Flash

HTML5 / CSS3

jQuery

PHP / MySQL

Work Experience

My previous associations

2015 -
Present

Pwmulder.com

Freelance Design-focused Front-end Web Development

● Continual work as a freelance design-focused front-end web developer for pwmulder.com.
● Currently working on freelance websites for businesses in the legal and retail industry
● Researching competition and developing wireframes, user testing, audience personas, and developed client market scenarios and storyboards as part of the UX and information architecture campaign phases.
● Acquiring new clients and focusing on portfolio

2014 -
2015

StepStoneGroup

Web/UX Developer

● Worked with graphic designers to deliver the best experiences possible
● Browser testing done in multiple versions of popular browsers
● Researched competition and developed wireframes, user testing, audience personas, and developed client market scenarios and storyboards as part of the UX campaign phase
● Applications utilized: Adobe CC (Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Photoshop, Bridge, Illustrator), Adobe Brackets
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript, Wordpress CMS, Drupal CMS

2014 -
2014

Menards, Inc.

Web Development Contractor

● Sales & Customer Service
● Kitchen and Cabinet Design
● Cabinets & Appliances & Millwork Department

2013 -
2014

Pwmulder.com

Freelance Design-focused Front-end Web Development

● Continual work as a freelance design-focused front-end web developer for pwmulder.com. ● Researched competition and developed wireframes, user testing, audience personas, and developed client market scenarios and storyboards as part of the UX campaign phase.
● Worked on freelance websites for businesses in the automotive, Gulf of Mexico marine maintenance, and retail industry.
● Researched competition and developed wireframes, user testing, audience personas, and developed client market scenarios and storyboards as part of the UX and information architecture campaign phases.
● Acquired new clients and focused on portfolio
● Projects completed: pwmulder.com, Eric Nelson Attorney, Connections Relational Therapy (only edited, did not create the site), Automotion

2013 -
2013

Bolin Marketing

Web Development Contractor

● Worked on team tasked with building a CMS for client
● Converted PSDs to HTML5 & CSS3 for integration into CMS final product
● Project initially contracted for 3 weeks - 6 weeks; Finished ahead of schedule
● Client already had PSD files, needed conversion into HTML5 & CSS3

2012 -
2012

Swannys, LLC

Freelancer

● Developed new company website from initial conceptual mockups and wireframes provided to the client
● Proposed timeline and ideas for the new website
● Implemented functional e-commerce website for today's market
● Captured digital camera images for website incorporation
● Created using Wordpress, a CMS (Content Management System) for simplicity in future updating and company accessibility
● Trained company on website updating ease of use
● Website can be seen via the following link: swannysnecklaces.com
● Applications utilized: Adobe CS3 (Particularly Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Bridge, and Device Central)
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2012 -
2012

Carol Strait - Artist

Freelancer

● Built new artist website
● Proposed timeline and ideas for a new website
● Utilized image-editing techniques to cater artwork to website scaling
● Website can be seen via the following link: pwmulder.com/castrait/
● Lipsum text was used as placeholder content.
● Applications utilized: Adobe CS3 (Particularly Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), and Filezilla FTP client
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP.

2012 -
2012
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Pwmulder.com

Freelancer

● Built new using Wordpress
● Proposed timeline and ideas for a new website
● Utilized image-editing techniques to cater artwork to website scaling
● Applications utilized: Adobe CS6 (Particularly Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), and Filezilla FTP client
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP .

2012 -
2012

Connections Relational Therapy

Freelancer

● Updated existing website
● Proposed timeline and ideas for a new website
● Utilized image-editing techniques to match existing website flow
● Maintained client's request to work within existing website parameters
● Website can be seen via the following link: http://www.connectionsrelationaltherapy.com/
● Applications utilized: Adobe CS3 (Particularly Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver), and Filezilla FTP client
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2011 -
2012

Long Term Care Insurance Advisors, Inc.

Web Development Contractor

● Built new website from scratch for expansion division from initial mockups and wireframes
● Updated and improved current website for ongoing use, with possibility of total site rebuild
● Edited appropriate website images for sidebar ads and website navigation
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery
● Application utilized: Adobe CS5.5 (Web Premium: Bridge, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Illustrator, Fireworks, Device Central), Filezilla FTP software
● Incorporation SEO via Google Analytics
● Website can be seen via the following link: http://shophealthmn.com/

2011 -
2011

JT Mega

Web Development Contractor

● Updated Content Management System (CMS) for Hormel Foods using Adobe suite CS3
● Edited appropriate product images and created thumbnails for CMS use
● Applications used: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Dreamweaver
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2010 -
2010

JT Mega

Web Development Contractor

● Developed flash project resources for a another client of JT Mega (Jennie-O Foods, subsidiary of the Hormel Foods Corporation)
● Performed in-depth XML programming with coding, testing, and revision stages
● Utilized Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Flash, and Microsoft Notepad
● Work based off of pre-existing Flash file (*.swf) created by JT Mega
● Collaborated with web development team and account executives
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2010 -
2010

JT Mega

Web Development Contractor

● Developed website resources for a client of JT Mega
● All resources for the website done in Adobe Flash with actionscript 2.0, also utilized Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator
● Worked based off of Photoshop files (*.psd) created by JT Mega
● Project was done remotely
● Collaborated with web development team and account executives
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2009 -
2009

JT Mega

Web Development Intern

● Updated Hormel Foods internal website via proprietary content management system (CMS)
● Archived previous company work into current software titles
● Utilized Adobe Creative Suite 3 for proficiency – primarily used Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop ● Collaborated with web development team and account executives
● This position was an internship and a letter of recommendation will be provided upon request
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2008 -
2008

Roger Beck Florist

Freelancer

● Built, tested, and delivered functional high quality business to consumer website
● Collaborated with creative director on mockups
● Incorporated all industry-standard key features including flow charts, mockups, wireframes, beta and final versions
● Researched upcoming languages and features for incorporation into site
● Presented alternatives to initial concepts for website, provided wireframes and mockups
● Incorporated Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop in resizing and editing images
● Utilized Adobe Flash with actionscript, Fireworks and Dreamweaver
● Communicated problems and alternative solutions to creative director on a regular basis
● Languages utilized: HTML, actionscript

2008 -
2007

Upscale Foods, Inc.

Web & Graphic Design Lead

● Hired to update Upscale Foods’ web presence by redesigning their product line and website, and implementing new technology within the company
● Developed initial site mockups and wireframes before development
● Updated office software and recommended office hardware to be used in today’s market
● Used Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop to update existing package design ● Created new packages for products being introduced
● Utilized Adobe Dreamweaver, Macromedia Flash, and Fireworks to establish foothold web presence
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2006 -
2006

Warehouse Intellect

Web Development Contractor

● Worked with W:I on outsourced e-learning projects from General Electric (GE) and Excel Energy in agency environment
● Led W:I’s newly launched freelance division dealing with networked local companies
● Utilized Adobe Flash and Actionscript to create various animations for e-learning material
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, actionscript, PHP
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2005 -
2005

Loring Park Coffeehouse

Web Design Freelancer

● Designed, tested, and implemented official website
● Presented client with mockups and wireframes before development
● Created multiple websites for client design and selection
● Utilized Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks.
● Languages utilized: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP

2004 -
2003

University of Saint Thomas

MBA lab attendant

● Provided support to undergraduate and graduate students dealing with supervised computers (Windows OS) and peripherals
● Worked with Microsoft Office applications

Portfolio

showcase of my latest works

  • ShopHealthMN website
  • Automotion Website
  • Swanny's website
  • The First Flapper Website!
  • Debeer Law
  • Carol Strait, Artist website
  • Vodeox website
  • Eric Nelson, Attorney website

Get In Touch

Please feel free if you would like to have a chat.

Contact details

Minneapolis, MN 55416-4359

(952) 201-0601

contact@pwmulder.com

www.pwmulder.com

 

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