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Charlie Melvin - Web Developer

[email protected] / 949.235.6746 /

Summary of Qualifications

Front End Web Development Expert specializing in (X)HTML/CSS/JavaScript.

12+ years experience building and developing large corporate websites.

Experience with advanced CSS techniques such as table-less layouts and Responsive Design.

Experience with a wide array of web development tools, principles, and technologies such as: HTML5, CSS3,

Javascript, JQuery, Bootstrap, AJAX, ASP, JSP, XML, Cross-browser compatibility, Apache Web Server,

Photoshop, etc.

Nimble problem solver with advanced trouble shooting skills.

Excellent written and oral communication skills.

Work Experience/History

Freelance Web Developer

Los Angeles, CA & Phoenix, AZ, February 2012 - Present

Design, build, and maintain custom Mobile First Web sites using HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery, and Bootstrap.

Follow the links below to view live samples of my most current work.

NFNT Building & Design /

Amazing Closets /

AZ REO Group /

Josephine Dvorken Photography /

Photographer portfolio website built with Indexhibit Framework.

Online Marketing Manager/Web Developer, Ebix Inc.

Los Angeles, CA, November 2003 - February 2012


Designed and built several websites for BPO division. (




Managed all phases of online marketing projects. Developed initiatives to enhance the online visibility of Ebix products and services.

Designed, built, and maintained HTML email templates for weekly newsletters and ad campaigns.

Analyzed marketing budget and allocated money to opportunities that yielded the best return on investment.

Optimized code to ensure company websites were ranked in Top 5 for industry specific keywords such as Insurance

Tracking, COI Tracking, and Certificate Tracking Software. Utilized both On-Page and Off-Page SEO techniques.

Managed all online marketing initiatives, including; company newsletters, pay-per-click advertising, newsletter sponsorships, and Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

Coordinated with 3rd party creative vendors to produce offline marketing literature, including; product sheets, postcards, and presentation folders.

Performed effectiveness testing and synthesize data into concrete return on investment (ROI) numbers.

Web Developer, IBM

New York, NY, January 2000 - October 2003


Responsible for design, development, and maintenance of a portfolio of 10+ Websites throughout

Hand coded and validated all XHTML to be compliant with W3 standards.

Implemented JavaScript, JSP, and Macromedia Flash throughout the site where needed.

Served as liaison between client and in-house creative and production departments.

Researched and shared new Web technologies as they became available.

Developed WML/XML based wireless applications for the IBM eServer account.


Bachelor of Arts - Biology

University of Colorado - Boulder, CO, December 1999

Technical Skills

Semantic (X)HTML, CSS, CSS Frameworks (Twitter Bootstrap & ZURB Foundation), Cross-browser compatibility,

JavaScript, JQuery, XML, AJAX, Flash, Photoshop, Illustrator, SEO, Google Analytics, Google Adwords, FileZilla,

Apache Web Server