front-end developer
/ ui designer

Thomas McQuarry

c: 612-804-5412
Broadly experienced creative with a focus on user-friendly interface design and semantic, browser-friendly code.
  • Expert knowledge of XHTML, CSS, XML and W3 standards compliance.
  • Good understanding of JavaScript, Ajax, JASON, jQuery, jQuery UI, jQuery Mobile, ActionScript 2 & 3.
  • Fair grasp of cross-platform cross-browser compatibility issues and code optimization.
  • Solid understanding of user-experience, usability, layout, typography and color.
  • Expert knowledge of all Adobe CS applications including Dreamweaver, Flash, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator & InDesign.
  • Strong personal skills including focused listening, logical thinking, and working in a high-pressure team-oriented environment. Adapts quickly to new technologies, standards and ideas.
  • software
  • Dreamweaver
  • MS Visual Studio
  • WordPress
  • Flash
  • MS Visio
  • OmniGraffle
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Fireworks
  • After Effects
  • InDesign
  • Quark Xpress
  • programming
  • HTML4 / CSS2
  • HTML5 / CSS3
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery, jQueryUI
  • XSLT / XML
  • ActionScript 2 & 3
  • SCSS
  • Sass
  • LESS
  • Foundation
  • AngularJS
  • platforms
  • Macintosh
  • Windows

Front-End Developer
Eden Prairie, MN, June 2015 - Present
One of the largest grocery wholesalers and retailers in the U.S.
Technologies Used: HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Foundation, AngularJS, Javascript, AEM, Git, Gulp, Node.js.
Major clients include: Cub Foods, Mackenthun’s, Dick’s Fresh Market

  • Developed responsive template with Foundation and AngularJS in AEM.

Front-End Developer / UI Designer
Minneapolis, MN, February 2009 - June 2015
This firm specializes in job placement for creative professionals seeking contract and freelance work.
Technologies Used: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, UCM, ASP.NET.
Major clients include: Ameriprise, Wells Fargo, The Grocery Shopping Network, The Lacek Group, Capstone Press, Valspar, Jostens & BI Worldwide.

  • Designed and developed XHTML/CSS websites incorporating JavaScript and jQuery.
  • Designed and developed HTML emails for marketing campaigns.
  • Designed and developed Flash applications and animations, including ActionScript programming.
  • Designed banner ads in static and animated formats.
  • Created storyboards, sitemaps and wire-frames for websites and rich media applications.

Interactive Developer / Designer
Minneapolis, MN, June 2004 – February 2009
An interactive agency specializing in e-learning and on-line marketing.
Technologies Used: Flash, Actionscript 2 & 3, HTML, CSS.
Major clients include: U.S. Bank, Land-O-Lakes, Deluxe, GMAC, Medtronic, St. Jude Medical, Cargill, Farm Credit, Westlaw, MeritCare and T-Mobile.

  • Advanced to Lead Animator for all animation projects and became the fastest animator on staff.
  • Advanced to Lead Graphics Developer for most e-learning applications.
  • Helped clients produce scripts for animation or e-learning by either providing templates, offering suggestions, or by re-organizing client documents for productions.
  • Assisted management with Project Management services including team building, project assignment, calendar maintenance, status reports, team data assembly & resolving scheduling conflicts.
  • Created standards, procedural and best practices documents for internal staff.

Multimedia Designer & Developer
Minneapolis, MN, January 1999 - Present
I Provide a broad spectrum of multimedia services to many clients both on site and remotely.
Major clients include: The Science Museum of Minnesota, Cummins Power, Onan.

  • Designed and developed XHTML/CSS websites.
  • Designed and developed Flash websites, applications and animations, including ActionScript programming.
  • Designed both static and animated banner ads.
  • Continue to find ways to help clients resolve business needs with on-line marketing solutions.

BFA: Interactive Multimedia Design
Graduated: 2000
Honor Student