Resume/CV

Charles Grugan
224 Roosevelt Ave
Downingtown, PA 19335
charles.grugan@gmail.com
http://www.charlesgrugan.com

Objective


To use my skills and experience, and expand them in the workplace while doing great things.

Experience


Philadelphia University

Philadelphia, PA
January 2012 – Present
Web Content and Design Coordinator

Responsibilities: Management and implementation of a content management system to control all university website edits. Instruct and train the university community on making web edits through a simple WYSIWYG  web editor.

Creating graphics to support the website on a daily basis while maintaining the brand identity of the university.

Creating and editing PHP and MySQL to create databases that build through user’s interactions with forms on the university website.

Using JavaScript/JSON where interactive and dynamic graphics are needed to support the functionality of the university’s website on all mobile browsing platforms

Achievements: Successfully integrated a university-wide content management system to allow the de-centralization of web content editing. This resulted in the ability of the entire a university-wide network of contributors to control their own spaces on Philadelphia University’s website.

Creating and launching a Philadelphia University mobile application through the Android market and iTunes for use within all android and iOS devices.

 Barksdale Photography Studio

Aston, PA
October 2010 – February 2012
Print Production Coordinator

Responsibilities: Include but are not limited to managing a staff, managing a tight production schedule, printing photo orders, maintenance of Kodak RP-30 printers, retouching portraits to make corrections for improper lighting and color.

Achievements: Cooperated in successful integration of Custom database scripting to create automated workflow of collecting images, pairing with image subject data, and printing portrait orders.

Performance Food Centers

Pottstown, PA
May 2007 – May 2010 – Ongoing Freelance Client
Graphic Designer/Marketing Director: Created a workflow that allowed our company to take on and process massive amounts of orders for custom marketing artwork while using only one designer. Later managed a creative team to take on all projects. Responsible for taking artwork orders and creating artwork for customers while also creating and maintaining the brand of PFC.

 

Software Knowledge


  • Adobe CS – CS6:Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver (HTML & CSS, prefer hand coding over Dreamweaver),  Flash (Action-script).
  • Quark Xpress Mac and Windows Operating Systems Microsoft Office
  • JavaScript
  • JSON
  • PHP & MySQL
  • WordPress
  • Processing
  • Flash and Action Script 3.0
  • XML
  • Objective C
  • X Code

 

 

 

Education


Philadelphia University

Masters of Science in Interactive Design and Media Expected Graduation 2014

Cabrini College

Bachelor of Arts – Graphic Design May 2007 Cum Laude

Achievements:
Overall GPA 3.58
Dean’s List Spring 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, Fall 2007
Cabrini College Graphic Design Department Award: 2007

Interests


Sailing
Boat Building/ Historic Preservation
Camping
Painting
Sculpting/Carving
Running
Swimming

Achievements

  • 2012 Employer’s Choice Award Winner – Interactive Design and Media – Philadelphia University Design Exhibit for myBack, a posture coach web application for mobile devices.
  • Completed 7 Broad street 10 Mile Runs to support the American Cancer Society
  • Achieved Eagle Scout Rank in 2002

 


Portfolio and references available upon request.

 


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