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Charlie Melvin - Web Developer / 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

 Skills used: HTML / CSS / JAVASCRIPT / PHP / GIMP

 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