Resume

Overview

Web developer with extensive experience in all phases of project development, including planning, coding and configuration, design and theming, testing, documentation, and training. Highly knowledgeable about emerging technologies and strategies to optimize user experience. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including sharp editorial eye. Enjoys working independently as well as collaborating in a team environment.

Specializing in design, administration, and support services for:

  • Higher education
  • Student groups
  • Departments and centers
  • Academic and creative professionals
  • Small businesses
  • Non-profit organizations

Technical Proficiencies

Platforms: Mac, Windows, Linux, Amazon Web Services
Languages: HTML, CSS, PHP, Javascript/jQuery, Python, MySQL, XML
Content Management SystemsDrupalPloneWordPress
Version Control: Git, SVN
Software: Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Acrobat, Dreamweaver; MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Sublime Text
Social MediaFacebookTwitter, Wikis, Blogs, Forums, Newsfeeds
Search Engine Optimization: SEO strategies, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools
Accessibility and Usability
: Section 508, WCAG 2.0

Recent Projects

University of Washington School of Drama (http://drama.washington.edu)
Describes the department's educational programs, promotes performances, highlights faculty achievements, and connects the department community. This is one in a series of sites for the Department Web Framework established by the UW College of Arts & Sciences. I was responsible for all aspects of the project, from planning and setting up the framework (in Drupal 7), to managing the server and supporting end-users. Detailed information about this ongoing project is available at http://marcomm.artsci.washington.edu/framework.

PAMLA 2013 San Diego, California (http://www.pamla.org/2013)
Annual meeting of regional academic association, the Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association. Built site using Drupal CMS so that conference organizers could easily update the pages. Implemented online system for accepting paper proposals and generating conference program. I also maintain the Association’s main site at www.pamla.org and built the 2009-2012 conference sites. Conduct their annual elections using online survey tool, administer listservs using Mailman, and post announcements as requested by Executive Board.

Complete Web Project Portfolio available at http://www.heatherwozniak.com/portfolio

Relevant Positions

Assistant Director for Departmental Web Services, University of Washington, Dean's Office, College of Arts & Sciences (7/2015-present)
Web Developer, University of Washington, Dean's Office, College of Arts & Sciences (7/2011-7/2015)
Web Developer and Adaptive Technology Consultant, UCLA Office of Information Technology (12/2009-6/2011)
Webmaster, Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association (10/2007-present)
Research Assistant/Web Writer, UCLA Office of Instructional Development (1/2008-9/2008)
Webmaster, UCLA Graduate Students Association (3/2005-9/2008)
Director of Communication, UCLA Graduate Students Association (1/2008-6/2008)
Instructional Technology Consultant, UCLA Center for Digital Humanities (9/2004-10/2005)
Webmaster, UCLA Dept of English Annual Marathon Reading (2000, 2002, 2004, 2005)
Director of Communication/Webmaster, UCLA Regents Scholar Society (6/1997-6/1998)
Programming Instructor, American Computer Experience (6/1997-8/1997; 6/1998-8/1998)

Additional Employment History

Lecturer, UCLA Department of English (7/2008-7/2009)
Teaching Fellow, UCLA Department of English (1/2007-3/2007)
Teaching Associate, UCLA Department of English (9/2001-6/2002, 6/2003-8/2004)
Teaching Assistant, UCLA Department of English (9/2000-6/2001)

Associations / Memberships

UW Web Council
AccessibleWeb @ UW
UW Drupal Group
Women in Drupal
Pacific Ancient and Modern Language Association

Education

University of California, Los Angeles
  Ph.D. English, August 2008
  M.A. English, March 2003
  B.A. English, College Honors and Latin Honors, June 1999

References available upon request