CHRISTOPHER D. CHUZLES

1840B N. Arlington Place | Milwaukee, WI 53202 | 414.915.5746 | chuzles@msn.com


Experience

 

1998 – Present

Freelance Web Designer
  • Provide Web design, development, search engine optimization, analytic reporting and online marketing services to select regional clients, including (but not limited to):
    • Accunet Mortgage
    • Custom Fit Realty
    • ProcessArc, Inc.
    • Stevenson & Co.
  • Design Websites in a Dreamweaver environment (or by hand-coding) with the additional utilization of Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, Flash, ActionScript 2.0 and 3.0, CSS, PHP, XML and content management systems such as Wordpress.

2007 – Present

Web Design/Flash Instructor –
Waukesha County Technical College.

WCTC is a public college providing associate degrees, apprenticeships, and customized training to business and industry.

  • Instructed adults on contemporary Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Flash techniques.
  • Designed the curriculum for and am currently teaching an advanced Abode Flash ActionScript 3.0 course.

2007 – 2008

New Media Designer – Ascedia/Aloha! Milwaukee, WI
Aloha! is an interactive agency operating under the parent company of Ascedia with an emphasis on digital channel marketing.

  • Responsible for design and production of Websites, banner ads and html e-mails using Dreamweaver, CSS, XML, PHP, Fireworks, Photoshop, Illustrator and Flash for a multitude of high-profile companies including (but not limited to):
    • Universal Studios
    • Kohler Co.
    • CoCo Key Resorts
    • Great Wolf Resorts

2004 – 2007

Interactive Designer – Nelson Schmidt/EC-Connection.
Milwaukee, WI

EC-Connection is a full-service interactive agency operating under the parent company of Nelson Schmidt and specializing in high-end Websites and online applications.

  • Responsible for design, production and daily maintenance of many global Websites and their localized sites as well as interactive kiosks, banner ads and html e-mails using Dreamweaver, SharePoint, Fireworks, Flash, Captivate, Adobe Audition, Poser, SwishMax, CSS, XML, and PHP for clients including (but not limited to):
    • Motorola
    • Northwestern Mutual Financial Network
    • Anchor Bank
    • Robert W. Baird & Co.
  • Specialty in CSS layout, interface design and Flash design.

2002 – 2004

Co-Owner – Logik Design Studio, LLC. Milwaukee, WI
Logik Design was a small interactive cooperative specializing in flash design.

  • Sought out and worked for a wide array of clients, including numerous construction companies, music groups and an academy award nominated director/producer team.        

2001 – 2002

Intern – Xorbix Technologies, Inc. Milwaukee, WI
Xorbix Technologies is a consulting company specializing in Web design and e-commerce.

  • Conceptualized and designed company's online newsletter.
  • Helped with the marketing of new products.
  • Helped seek out and maintain marketing contacts.

Education

2001 – 2002

Techskills. Brookfield, WI
Received iNet+ Certification
Areas of Study: HTML, Networking, CGI Scripting, Image Editing, Flash ActionScripting

1996 – 2000

University of Wisconsin – Milwaukee

  • B. A. in Mass Communication with a Sub-Major in Broadcast Journalism
  • Minor in Film Studies

Skills

Experience with: HTML, DHTML, XML, PHP, CGI Scripting, C++, Basic, Adobe Photoshop, ImageReady, Illustrator, Audition, Macromedia Flash, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Captivate, Final Cut Pro, Sonic Foundry Sound Forge, Metacreations Bryce, Poser, Microsoft Word, FrontPage, Sharepoint, Excel, Access, QuarkXPress, WordPress, Search Engine Optimization

Awards

  • Bell Award - Web Sites Agency Produced - Over $50,000, BMA, 2008
  • Bell Award - Web Sites Agency Produced - Over $50,000, BMA, 2006
  • Bell Award - Web Sites Agency Produced - Under $50,000, BMA, 2006
  • WI Collegiate Photojournalism Award, Milwaukee Press Club, 1999
  • Eagle Scout, BSA, 1996

 

References available upon request only.