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Bill Dean - Front-End Web Developer

Bill Dean

Front-End Web Developer

International Academy of Design and Technology Digital Media Design Program January 2002 - June 2002 Toronto, ON
Keyin Technical College Diploma in Computer Science January 1997 - July 1998 Halifax, NS
St. Francis Xavier University Bachelor of Arts in Music September 1991 - April 1995 Antigonish, NS


I am a skilled front-end web developer who has been building things on the web for a number of years. I have extensive experience coding responsive websites with mobile first in mind. I possess a passion for learning new technology and strive for clean, semantic code that makes sense.


Pearson Embanet
Systems Support Analyst / Web Developer
Toronto, ON | May 2009 - present
  • Supporting cloud based server infrastructure on AWS. Tasks include setting up new environments, maintaining version control systems and managing website deployments
  • Automating everyday server maintenance tasks through Bash and Python scripting
  • Coding and maintaining more than 200 responsive websites using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP and WordPress
  • Collaborating with designers to meet business requirements and build websites based on PhotoShop mock-ups
  • Debugging and performing QA for code across multiple browsers, operating systems and mobile platforms
  • Monitoring incoming support requests through Jira
The Law Society of Upper Canada
Web Developer
Toronto, ON | 2005 - 2009
  • Worked with clients and content producers to update and maintain public and intranet websites
  • Facilitated coding and development to ensure compliance with W3C accessibility standards
  • Tested websites on multiple platforms including speech and text browsers
Pet Health Inc
Web Designer
Oakville, ON | 2003 - 2004
  • Maintained over forty websites including graphic design and front-end development
  • Oversaw search engine optimization and paid placement campaigns
  • Produced reports on website traffic and other statistics
  • Coordinated and designed three monthly e-Newsletters
City of Toronto Cycling Committee
Communications and Web Facilitator
Toronto, ON | 2000 - 2001
  • Designed and developed Cycling Committee website, including HTML coding, graphic design, creating PDF documents and content editing
  • Coordinated and wrote monthly online and print newsletters, including coding, design and layout, development of distribution strategy, and management of subscription database
Pictorius Inc
Web Developer / Technical Support Analyst
Halifax, NS | 1998 - 1999
  • Developed/assisted in the development of several Internet and intranet projects
  • Monitored and responded to clients’ technical support requests



HTML5 - CSS3 - JavaScript - PHP

Frameworks and Libraries

jQuery - Sass - Bootstrap

Tools and Applications

Gulp - AWS - PhotoShop



Version Control

Git - Subversion


WordPress - Jekyll