Kelly Ann Marshall

Portfolio

Business Proposal Cover

Print

PAVE Logo

Logos

Keeping Cool - East Elmhurst

Portraits

Along the A835 - near Ullapool

Scenic

Pauline Black and The Selecter

Events

Web Development Sandbox

Card image cap

Bird Count

Built with Angular + ChartJS

Store Locator

Store Locator

Built with Mapbox

Garden Bird Distribution Heatmap

Bird Heatmap

Built with Vue

About

Hello and welcome to my portfolio website. My name is Kelly Marshall and I’m a web developer, web and print designer, and photographer based in Glasgow, Scotland.

  • Web Development

    I have an MSc in Information Technology from the University of Glasgow. My web development experience includes the use of HTML5, CSS3, LESS, SASS, JavaScript, Angular 2.0+, BackboneJS, AngularJS, jQuery, Grunt, Gulp, Git, WordPress, Joomla, Jekyll, Bootstrap and PHP/MySQL.

  • Web Design

    My UX/UI web design experience includes the use of HTML5, CSS3, LESS and SASS to produce responsive websites, e-mail campaigns, interactive maps, photo and video galleries and more, as well as wireframing in Balsamiq

  • My print design experience includes the design and prepress of printed advertising, package design, catalogs, brochures, annual reports, business proposals, logos and branding and promotional materials.

  • Photography

    I have a BFA in Photography from the Maryland Institute, College of Art. My photography experience includes B&W and colour photography, photochemistry, studio lighting, studio portraiture and high-end digital editing.

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Summary

Talented print and web designer/developer with over 25 years of professional experience who is self-motivated, client-centric, creative, insightful and versatile. Adept at innovating user experience for the web and multimedia applications. Exceptional interpersonal skills and is efficient, organised, resourceful, flexible, reliable and willing to listen and contribute with clients and team members. Seeking both consulting and full-time opportunities with companies that demand high-quality design to further business goals and professional image.

Skills

  • HTML(5)
  • CSS(3) / SASS / LESS
  • JavaScript / ES6 / jQuery
  • Node / Grunt / Gulp / Webpack
  • Angular / Vue
  • Jasmine / Karma / Jest / Cypress
  • Git / Bitbucket / SVN
  • Jekyll / Joomla / Wordpress
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Progressive Enhancement
  • W3C Standards & Accessibility
  • Cross-Browser Compatibility
  • Google Analytics

Professional Experience

VisitScotland

— Edinburgh, Scotland (Aug 2018 - Present)

Front-End Developer

I am currently working as part of an internal development team tasked with a major re-platforming project for VisitScotland's flagship website, www.visitscotland.com.

Programs and languages used: HTML5, CSS3, SASS, VueJS, JavaScript / ES6, MapboxGL, Node, Webpack, Gulp, VSCode, BloomReach Experience CMS, Freemarker, Bitbucket, Jira

Selected Accomplishments:
  • Worked with Design Team, Staff Innovation Group, Software Engineering, other UI Developer and Product Owner on a Visit Scotland 50th Anniversary Timeline. I designed and implemented the initial prototype with AOS animate and techniques including sticky navigation, Flexbox, css blend modes and background attachment.
  • Created proof of concept interactive tourism destination maps focussed on accessibility and with rich features including filtering and sorting destination product and event data on name, product type, rating, price and event date.
  • Worked with UX, Design and Software Engineering teams to create complex itinerary CMS templates integrating destination product data and itinerary maps.
  • Worked with Software Engineering team on maps and to gain knowledge of map modules, location and product data APIs. Contributed documentation to share this knowledge with the wider development team.

Peninsula Business Services

— Glasgow, Scotland (Aug 2017 - May 2018)

Front-End Developer

HTML, CSS/LESS and JavaScript development for a consultancy specialising in employment law and health and safety advice. As part of a distributed development team, I worked on the front-end development of an internal task management system that is built as a single page web application using AngularJS. Worked closely with the product management team to review complex and bespoke business requirements and recommend technical solutions.

Programs and languages used: HTML5, CSS3, LESS, AngularJS, JavaScript / ES6, Node, Gulp, Git, Karma, Jasmine, VSCode, Jenkins, WebAPIs, Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Selected Accomplishments:
  • Worked with development team to research and implement Postcode Anywhere API service in a client address search and entry feature, making address entry easier for end users and reducing errors.
  • Refactored project CSS/LESS directory structure and added automated css code linting to the project, making the project files easier to maintain.

Arnold Clark

— Glasgow, Scotland (Feb 2014 - May 2017)

Front-End Developer

As part of an agile web development team, I worked on the client-side HTML, CSS/SASS and JavaScript development for Arnold Clark’s rental and leasing websites, which included:

  • https://www.arnoldclarkrental.com
  • https://www.autocentre.acvm.com
  • https://www.acvm.com

Programs and languages used: HTML5, CSS3, SASS, JavaScript, JQuery, Node, Grunt, Gulp, Git, Backbone, Jekyll, Joomla, Jasmine

Selected Accomplishments:
  • Liaised with Worldpay technical support team and back-end developer to upgrade legacy online payment system on https://www.arnoldclarkrental.com to Worldpay’s Hosted Payment Pages. The new system was responsive on tablet and mobile devices by default and contributed to a 21% increase in mobile revenue vs the month prior to the switch.
  • Worked with team Web Designer and Product Owner to simplify and add Guest Checkout feature to the checkout process on https://www.arnoldclarkrental.com. This combined with other website improvements contributed to a 31% increase in revenue overall for 2016 vs 2015.

The University of Glasgow

— Glasgow, Scotland (Oct 2012 - Nov 2013)

Web Content Officer

Web design, web development and support for a wide range of academic and services staff.

Programs and languages used: t4 content management system, HTML, CSS, PHP, MySQL, WAMP, jQuery, Javascript, AJAX, Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

Selected Accomplishments:
  • Developed a searchable pop-up video gallery in CSS and jQuery
  • Developed a reusable magazine and responsive e-mail content templates
  • Developed a customised PHP/MySQL database and web-based editor to store research and academic unit urls, cross references and associations

Previous Experience

University of Glasgow

— Glasgow, Scotland (Oct 2011 - Sep 2012)

Web Developer / Research Assistant

Admit One

— New York, NY (Feb 2008 - Sep 2010)

Print and Web Designer

Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine

— Bethesda, MD (Nov 2002 - Nov 2007)

Print and Web Designer

LADO International College

— Washington, DC (Feb 1999 - Dec 2000)

Print and Web Designer

Channing L. Bete Company

— South Deerfield, MA (Jun 1996 - Jan 1999)

Advertising Designer

Freelance Designer

— New York, NY (May 1994 - May 1996)

Graphic Designer

Digital Stock Connection

—Rockville, MD (Jun 1993 - May 1994)

Digital Retoucher

Elegant Images

—Towson, MD (Jun 1992 - Mar 1993)

Studio Portrait Photographer

Education

University of Glasgow

— MSc in Information Technology (Sep 2010 - Sep 2011)

Areas of emphasis: Programming in Java, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, XML, HTML, CSS, Django, Python, Multimedia Systems, Software Project Management, Information Systems and Databases

Final Project and Dissertation: An web interface for the purchase of live event tickets featuring interactive venue maps built with scalable vector graphics (SVG), JavaScript, PHP and MySQL

Activities: Postgraduate Student Representative

Maryland Institute, College of Art

— BFA in Photography (Sep 1989 - Jun 1993)

Areas of emphasis: B&W and colour photography and development, film and video production, photochemistry, alternative photo processes, studio lighting, 2D design, computer illustration, painting, drawing, sculpture, art history and the history of photography

Edinburgh Napier University

— International Student Mobility, Photography Program (Sep 1991 - Dec 1991)

Areas of emphasis: Commercial B&W and colour photography and development, studio lighting, photojournalism, medium and large format photography

Print Portfolio / References

Available upon request.