Experience

UI Developer

TollFreeForwarding.com  |  October 2014 – Present

Responsible for developing the UI framework and front-end code standards for
 a white label web application and supporting marketing sites. Worked with the Creative Services team to turn design comps into front-end components.

  • Implemented GulpJs build system to compile LESS into development and minified production CSS
  • Setup GulpJs build step to match the branding of the web application to each marketing site
  • Used MDCSS to create a living style-guide from comments in each LESS file

UI/UX Designer

Gensuite LLC  |  July 2013 – March 2014

Responsible for working directly with the product team on new application development. Designed and built new features and ensured the suite of applications provided an optimal user experience. Collaborated daily with product managers and application leads to determine project requirements, user needs, and translated those needs into elegant interface designs.

  • Built rapid prototypes to test various aspects of the design concept.
  • Translated design concepts into functional web applications using clean, production ready mark up in HTML/ CSS/ Sass.

Interactive Designer

Global Cloud, Ltd.  |  August 2008 – July 2013

Led a small team of designers and front end developers in the custom Content Management System division of Global Cloud. I was responsible for designing and maintaining client websites using both an in-house ColdFusion based CMS as well as Mura CMS. While at Global Cloud I worked on a wide range of custom websites including intranets, extranets, as well as E-commerce.

  • Responsible for moving from an outdated in-house CMS to Mura CMS.
  • Successfully implemented LESS workflow across the CMS team.
  • Trained and mentored junior team members.
  • Created design concepts, including wire-frame and high-fidelity concepts.
  • Planned and maintained high-level front-end architecture.

Co-op Digital Designer

The Chesapeake Group, Inc.  |  Cooperative Education 4 Quarters 2005–2007

Responsible for designing, building, and maintaining Chesapeake’s Flash website. I also helped create design elements for packaging, and shot product photos for both presentation and packaging purposes.

Technical Expertise

  • Design
  • Information Architecture
  • Sketching
  • Wire-framing
  • Markdown
  • Typography
  • Responsive Design
  • ClickTale Analytics
  • Development
  • Valid HTML5/ CSS3/ LESS
  • SMACCS/ BEM
  • GulpJs/ MDCSS
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Bootstrap 3
  • Cross-Browser Debugging
  • Google Analytics

Additional Tools: Mac OSX, Adobe Creative Cloud, Dropbox, Sublime Text, Brackets, Codekit, Jekyll, Github, Gitbox, Springloops, VM Ware Fusion

Education

University of Cincinnati

College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning - Cincinnati, OH  |  2003-2008

Bachelor of Science Degree in Digital Design

International College of Broadcasting

Dayton, OH  |  2001-2002

A.S. in Applied Science of Communication

Contact

David Dinsmore
PO Box 1768
Venice, CA 90294

I am currently available for projects large or small, if you think I would be a good fit for your team, please get in touch

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