LOCATION: CLAYTON, NC

MOBILE: 919.916.9080

SUMMARY

Hello, my name is Dwight Carter and I have worked as a web and graphic designer for over 10 years. Currently, I work fulltime for The High Road Agency, a full-service marketing agency based out of Johnson City, TN as an interactive designer. Occasionally, I work on side projects through my freelance company called Pixel Craft. Overall, my objective is to find a position with a great company that provides stability and opportunities for growth. It is important to me that the next company I work for have a positive work culture and truly believes in investing in it’s employees.

Please review my information and do not hesitate contacting me to setup an interview. I look forward to potentially working with you!

EXPERIENCE

The High Road Agency – Interactive Designer Johnson City, TN (October  2018 – present)

  • Translate website design project requirements into wireframes, mockups, and working prototypes.
  • Adovocate for better UXD with client projects.
  • Build small business websites in WordPress. 
  • Support clients by providing website updates.
  • Provide client training. 

Sprout Media Lab – Web Project Manager Raleigh, NC (April  2018 – September 2018)

  • Interfaced with web design clients on a weekly basis keeping them informed and up to date about their projects. 
  • Provided WordPress training. 

Ply Gem – Web and Media Designer Cary, NC (August 2015 – December 2017)

  • Managed and maintained multiple business unit websites.
  • Supported brand managers and their initiatives with overall strategy, planning, and execution of projects.
  • Created sketches, wireframes, mockups, and concepts for web projects.
  • Produced web graphics, and content.
  • Helped maintained Ply Gem’s WordPress blog.
  • Worked with IBM WebSphere Portal.
  • Trained brand managers on CMS and updating company websites.
  • Coding (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Bootstrap)
  • Created email templates using HubSpot.
  • Created social media graphics, infographics, custom icons, and other creative assets.
  • Created landing pages and microsites.
  • Used Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, and Sublime.

Beacon Health System – Web Developer
South Bend, IN (August 2013 – August 2015)

  • Website maintenance, content reviews and updates
  • Web strategy and development
  • Wireframing, mockups, and design
  • Produced web content including web graphics and copy
  • Coding (HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP)
  • Email Campaigns (Constant Contact, MailChimp, etc.)
  • Worked with WordPress and multiple CMS platforms
  • Updated social media channels
  • Project management
  • Monitored Google analytics and reporting
  • Created landing pages and microsites

Firepruf Media & Design – Owner/Web Designer
LaGrange, IN (August 2008 – August 2013)

  • Management, customer service, and support
  • Web project planning, designing, wireframing, mockups
  • Created custom websites as well as WordPress sites
  • Cross-browser testing, implementation of web standards
  • Created graphics and print collateral
  • Heavy use of Adobe CS

EDUCATION

Liberty University / Lynchburg, VA.
Currently pursuing a MA in Visual Communication Design

TRINE University / Angola, IN.
Graduated May 9, 2015 w/BS Degree in Communication
Cum Laude (GPA 3.62)

Ivy Tech Community College / South Bend, IN.
Graduated May 9, 2010 w/AAS Degree in Visual Communications
Cum Laude (GPA 3.69)

SKILLS & KNOWLEDGE

CREATIVE

Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Web Graphics, Graphic Design, Video Editing, Logos/Branding

WEB DESIGN/DEVELOPMENT

Sketch, Axure, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, Divi, UX/UI, Responsive Design, E-Commerce, WooCommerce, Blackbaud (Net Community, Kintera), IBM Websphere Portal, Mura CMS, Shopify

MARKETING

Google Analytics, SEO, Social Media, Email Blasts, Content Writing