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matt renfro

Web Developer

About

More About Me.

During my career for 10+ yrs. now I have Designed, Developed and maintained many B2B and B2C corporate websites and applications. I have experience in, Web Development, Web Design, WordPress, Drupal and other CMS platforms. I am also well versed in Best SEO, Digital Marketing & Graphic Design principles. My focus has been on front end UI/UX and themeing and web development, for mobile first and responsive design.

Services

What I Do.

I have built and designed many UX/UI web applications, mobile first and responsive websites and apps. I use a process in which the structure, layout, and functionality of a website is considered, based on actual usage and site analytics.

  • Web Development

    I have managed SEO for many websites, using ADWords, Tag Manager and Advanced Analytics ROI Reporting, for midsize and large B2B and B2C organizations with a wide range of specifications.

  • SEO Strategy

    I have managed SEO for many websites, using ADWords, Tag Manager and Advanced Analytics ROI Reporting, for midsize and large B2B and B2C organizations with a wide range of specifications.

  • Marketing

    Email marketing is a great way to get your message across, whether you’re a blogger and want to give your readers regular updates or you’re a business trying to generate more leads.

  • UI/UX Design

    It’s a competitive world, and making a good first impression is important to communicating your objectives and establishing relationships with prospective clients fast.

Skillset

I've Got Some Skills.

WordPress, Drupal, InVision, Adobe Experience Design, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, HTML5, PHP, JavaScript, LAMP, MYSQL, CSS, SASS and LESS, Bootstrap REST,SOAP, JSON, Twig, Docker, swagger, Google API’s, AWS, Ajax, jQuery, CloudFront CDN, bitbucket, Git , GitHub, Google Anlytics, Google AdWords, Google Tagmanager, Hubspot, Node.js, React, Visual Studio, SQL

  • 90%
    HTML5
  • 85%
    CSS3
  • 70%
    JQuery
  • 95%
    PHP
  • 75%
    Wordpress
  • 90%
    Angular JS

Career and Education

More of My Credentials.

Experience

Frisco, Tx. | Jan 2022 - current

Hitrust Alliance

Senior Web Developer/ Manager

Irving, Tx. | 2020 - 2021

Avantax / Blucora

Web Developer/ Manager

Build and support new WordPress built websites with features and functions to support marketing needs.. Also manage and maintain drupal websites on multiple servers using unbuntu

  • Design and built new avantax.com WordPress website on a self management LAMP stack with self hosted VM's.
  • Configure and maintain VM server on unbuntu, install and secure phpmyadmin, ip address management, and vhost configuration.
  • Create new landing pages and form handlers in Partdot Marketing Platform, build custom forms with HTML, JavaScript and query string captures for cookie and utm data.
  • Maintain google analytics with new custom dimensions and goals with tag manager.
  • Support SEO needs with Google search console to improve lighthouse score and website speed.
  • Maintain financial documents within a custom built UI to serve pdfs to customers for download.
  • Support marketing WordPress website needs for features and functionality in custom templates
  • Maintain WordPress security and plugin updates.
  • Design new UI/UX features and functions based on usability research
  • pertaining to user needs

Austin,Tx. | 2017 - 2020

Santanna Energy Services | Front End Developer

Front-end Developer

  • Develop UI design mockups, storyboards, process flows, sitemaps, and prototypes that clearly illustrate site behaviors, requirements, and design.
  • Works closely with Product Managers, Architects, and Developers to help deliver intuitive and easy to follow wireframes, mockups, workflows, and prototypes for a variety of projects across our product suite.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering team to support the product development process - from conception to release.
  • Perform UX research to obtain user feedback and improve products
  • Design build, and maintain current and new websites I built in WordPress with Docker, phpMyAdmin, Portainer
  • Develop a digital marketing roadmap that incorporates a website traffic plan with goals and benchmarks to achieve this
  • Regularly engage with company employees to support digital marketing efforts
  • Oversee and manage all digital marketing channels and social media accounts to ensure brand consistency
  • Maintain effective, cohesive, and engaging brand messaging
  • Generate monthly reports on our marketing campaign’s performance and analysis of site and social traffic
  • Establish and monitor ROI and KPIs and prepare an operating budget
  • Optimize website and social media channels for SEO as well as usability
  • Develop, evaluate and oversee the implementation of A/B/n testing protocols and procedures
  • Collaborate with internal teams to create landing pages and optimize user experience
  • Forecast sales performance trends and act proactively to increase our market segment
  • Motivate digital marketing team including key personnel such as graphic designers, copywriters, videographers, photographers, etc. to achieve goals
  • Build landing pages for marketing
  • Maintain SEO and brand management
  • Maintain paid search campaigns with google adwords, tagmanager, and analytics
  • Work with third party vendors for Email campaigns using Adestra and HubSpot
  • Meet with Marketing team members on ROI and marketing goals for online Enrollments
  • Create UI and UX comps in Photoshop
  • Keep up with code versions with Git
  • Mange all hosted web clients through, local hosted linux servers.
  • Manage MYSQL databases and run queries to extract and display data
  • Built a web UI with PHP, JavaScript, JSON, Twig, API's to display products data housed in swagger API portal.
  • Design, develop and implement new features, enhancements, and content on existing and new Wordpress websites.
  • Maintain and customize existing Wordpress Plugins along with regular updates to website frameworks and databases.
  • Maintain and update PHP/MySQL/HTML sites.
  • Work closely with project management to provide continuity from project inception through to completion
  • Produce working prototypes of web and mobile interfaces
  • Maintain and modify existing applications including driving improvements in application speed, efficiency and compatibility
  • Assist in the discovery of technical requirements for business applications and tolls that integrate with the front-end experience

Austin, Tx. | 2016 – 2017

Lee Tilford Agency | Web Designer / Developer

Web Designer

  • Design build, and maintain current and new clients’ websites in WordPress.
  • Maintained, and rebuilt specsonline.com managed over 40k products in woo commerce.
  • Create UI and UX comps for customer using Axure for prototypes
  • Manage time and maintain project scope of work within the client expectations
  • Mange all hosted web clients through WPEngine, other local hosted servers.
  • Consult company on user research, site mapping, wireframing, mockup creation, prototyping, user testing, and final interface design
  • Create custom websites, using PHP, CSS3 HTML5, WordPress, and woo-commerce.
  • Support customer needs and consult in server configuration, troubleshoot and configure Linux, nginx, MySQL, PHP5.6 stack on Ubuntu. Also CentOS and server caching
  • Install PHP7. Apache, and configure PhpMyAdmin on other webservers.
  • Create and build company Apps using PhoneGap, and prebuilt plugins for PhoneGap features with framework7 Android and IOS.
  • Education

    1998-2000

    The Art Institute of Dallas

    A.S. (Multimedia Production)

    Focus on multi-media production and web design

    1994 - 1997

    Louisiana Tech University

    B.A.S. (Graphic Design)

    Focus on Graphic Design and Studio Art

    Portfolio

    See My Latest Projects.

    Projects Completed

    430

    Happy Clients

    390

    Awards Received

    100

    Crazy Ideas

    120

    Contact

    I'm Available for Freelance Work. Feel Free to Contact Me.

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