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I am Matt Renfro,
Web Developer.

About

More About Me.

During my career for 10+ yrs. now I have Designed, Developed and maintained many B2B and B2C corporate websites and applications. I have experience in, Web Development, Web Design, WordPress, Drupal and other CMS platforms. I am also well versed in Best SEO, Digital Marketing & Graphic Design principles. My focus has been on front end UI/UX and themeing and web development, for mobile first and responsive design.

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Services

What I Do.

I have built and designed many UX/UI web applications, mobile first and responsive websites and apps.

  • SEO Strategy

    I have managed SEO for many websites, using ADWords, Tag Manager and Advanced Analytics ROI Reporting, for midsize and large B2B and B2C organizations with a wide range of specifications.

  • Marketing

    Email marketing is a great way to get your message across, whether you’re a blogger and want to give your readers regular updates or you’re a business trying to generate more leads.

  • Graphic Design

    It’s a competitive world, and making a good first impression is important to communicating your objectives and establishing relationships with prospective clients fast.

  • UI/UX Design

    I have built and designed many UX/UI web applications, mobile first and responsive websites and apps. I use a process in which the structure, layout, and functionality of a website is considered, based on actual usage and site analytics.

Skillset

I've Got Some Skills.

WordPress, Drupal, InVision, Adobe Experience Design, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, LAMP, MYSQL, CSS, SASS and LESS, Bootstrap REST,SOAP, JSON, Twig, Docker, swagger, Google API’s, AWS, Ajax, jQuery, CloudFront CDN, bitbucket, Git , GitHub, Google Anlytics, Google AdWords, Google Tagmanager, Hubspot, Node.js, React, Visual Studio, SQL

  • 90%
    HTML5
  • 85%
    CSS3
  • 70%
    JQuery
  • 95%
    PHP
  • 95%
    Wordpress
  • 50%
    Angular JS

Career and Education

More of My Credentials.

Experience

Dallas, Tx. | March 2020 - Presnt

Avantax / Blucora

Web Developer / UI Designer

  • Design build, and maintain current company websites in WordPress.
  • Maintained avantaxwealthmanagement.com theme, new development, custom template pages and content
  • Mange all hosting on local hosted unbuntu web servers.
  • Consult company on user research, site mapping, wireframing, mockup creation, prototyping, user testing, and final interface design
  • Support marketing needs and consult in server configuration, troubleshoot and configure Linux, nginx, MySQL, PHP5.6 stack on Ubuntu. Also CentOS and server caching
  • Install PHP7. Apache, and configure PhpMyAdmin on other webservers.
  • Austin, Tx. | 2017 - 2020

    Santanna Energy Services

    Front-end Web Developer

    • Develop UI design mockups, storyboards, process flows, sitemaps, and prototypes that clearly illustrate site behaviors, requirements, and design.
    • Works closely with Product Managers, Architects, and Developers to help deliver intuitive and easy to follow wireframes, mockups, workflows, and prototypes for a variety of projects across our product suite.
    • Design build, and maintain current and new websites I built in WordPress with Docker, phpMyAdmin, Portainer
    • Build landing pages for marketing and Maintain SEO and brand management, and Maintain paid search campaigns with google adwords, tagmanager, and analytics
    • Work with third party vendors for Email campaigns using Adestra and HubSpot
    • Create UI and UX comps in Photoshop, and balsamiq
    • Keep up with code versions with Git
    • Mange all hosted web clients through, local hosted linux servers.
    • Manage MYSQL databases and run queries to extract and display data
    • Built a web UI with PHP, JavaScript, JSON, Twig, API's to display products data housed in swagger API portal.
    • Maintain and customize existing Wordpress Plugins along with regular updates to website frameworks and databases.
    • Produce working prototypes of web and mobile interfaces
    • Maintain and modify existing applications including driving improvements in application speed, efficiency and compatibility
    • Assist in the discovery of technical requirements for business applications and tolls that integrate with the front-end experience

    Austin, Tx. | 2016 – 2017

    Lee Tilford Agency

    Lead Web Designer / Developer

  • Design build, and maintain current and new clients’ websites in WordPress.
  • Maintained, and rebuilt specsonline.com managed over 40k products in woo commerce.
  • Create UI and UX comps for customer using Axure for prototypes
  • Manage time and maintain project scope of work within the client expectations
  • Mange all hosted web clients through WPEngine, other local hosted servers.
  • Consult company on user research, site mapping, wireframing, mockup creation, prototyping, user testing, and final interface design
  • Create custom websites, using PHP, CSS3 HTML5, WordPress, and woo-commerce.
  • Support customer needs and consult in server configuration, troubleshoot and configure Linux, nginx, MySQL, PHP5.6 stack on Ubuntu. Also CentOS and server caching
  • Install PHP7. Apache, and configure PhpMyAdmin on other webservers.
  • Create and build company Apps using PhoneGap, and prebuilt plugins for PhoneGap features with framework7 Android and IOS.
  • Education

    May 1997 - Dec 1999

    The Art Institute of Dallas

    A.S. (Multimedia Production)

    Studied 2D and 3D anitmation, Multimedia Web Development and animation

    June 1994 - March 1997

    Louisiana Tech University

    Graphic Design - Bachelor Degree

    Studied Art History and Graphic Design, with focus on Fine Arts

    Portfolio

    See My Latest Projects.

    Most Range from WordPress sites to custom builds with various frameworks.

    avantax.com

    Custom Built WordPress with Pardot integration Details

    santannaenergyservices.com

    WordPress with JSON integration Details

    Specsoneline.com

    Custom built e-commerce with Wordpress and woo-commerceDetails

    akorbi.com

    Custom Built WordPress Details

    Projects Completed

    430

    Happy Companies

    20

    Accolades

    100

    Crazy Ideas

    620

    Contact

    I'm Available for Freelance Work. Feel Free to Contact Me.

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    Where to find me

    Anywhere in Texas