Richard Perry Taggart

PO Box 708, Pleasant Grove, UT 84062

801-678-0078

ricky.tagster@gmail.com


Summary of Qualifications


Experience with E-Commerce websites including Zen Cart and Yahoo Shopping. Ability to add products using web languages such as HTML, CSS, & Javascript. Knowledge of the use and application of PHP & MySql. Trained in Adobe Suite such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, & Dreamweaver. Freelance web designer/developer for many different clients.


Professional Experience


Web Design/Development
  • Worked as the webmaster for a successful web company
  • Worked on a web design team to create an e-commerce website as well as the strategy used for the SEO and marketing
  • Designed, developed & coded a Joomla website for the Salt Lake City Police Foundation, www.slcpdfoundation.org
  • Helped with the design & coding of multiple product and category pages on MendingShed.com
E-Commerce
  • Worked with Joomla and Virtuemart to run a successful website
  • Worked with Zen Cart to add product descriptions, images, and attributes
  • Worked with Yahoo Shopping to improve product descriptions & images for SEO purposes as well as added products using the same SEO strategies
  • Manipulated images using Photoshop & Illustrator
Social Media
  • Created and ran on a daily basis the Social Media Marketing campaign that covers all of the major social networking outlets
  • Directed the blogging and weekly newsletters that went out to our national audience
  • Designed and developed graphics, banners and ads using Photoshop & Illustrator that were used as web and print advertisements for the specials, sales, and new products
  • Responded informatively and professionally to customers questions, comments and posts on the social media accounts
Languages
  • HTML
  • HTML 5
  • CSS
  • CSS 3
  • Javascript
  • PHP
  • MySql
Software
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver
  • InDesign

Employment History


The Mending Shed, 2013 - Present
Web Developer / Social Media Marketing
  • Work with the website administrators to update and maintain the website
  • Manage the social media marketing efforts
LAN World, Inc., 2012 - 2013
Webmaster
  • Redesigned the company website to give it a new "corporate" look and feel
  • Managed the functionality and usability of the website, www.lanworldinc.com
  • Managed and directed all advertising for the company in both print and digital
  • Maintained all of the companies Social Media Accounts and online marketing strategies
  • Utilized HMTL, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, javascript, PHP, and other coding to maintain the website
  • Ran successful advertising email campaigns
Westech Equipment, 2012
Web Developer
  • Created products on their E-commerce website
  • Altered product descriptions to be SEO friendly
  • Used Photoshop and other programs to manipulate images
The Mending Shed, 2008 - 2012
Service Technician / Web Developer / Inventory Manager
  • Primary responsibilities consist of assisting customers with their repair problems.
  • Processed daily orders with vendors. Receive, count, and organize the entire inventory.
  • Help with the development of the .net website & organize the online social media for TMS.
Golden Living, 2007 - 2008
Maintenance Manager
  • Performed daily maintenance of the facility.
  • Performed monthly and yearly preventative maintenance of the facility.
  • Coordinated contractors and other technicians to assist in the maintenance.
Precision Assembly, 2006 - 2007
Sanitation Engineer
  • Performed daily maintenance of the facility.
  • Performed monthly and yearly preventative maintenance of the facility.
  • Coordinated contractors and other technicians to assist in the maintenance.

Education


Utah Valley University, 2007 - 2012

Orem, Utah

B.S., Internet Technologies

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