Jordan Gerard

95 Garden Path, Chatham, ON, N7L5L6 · (905) 520-7629 · jordangarygerard@gmail.com

I am passionate about web development. Using modern languages and frameworks to provide a clean and effective website is a challenging but exciting pursuit. No industry changes as quickly as technology and I enjoy keeping up with the latest trends while honing my skills with established norms. I am fluent in HTML, CSS, SASS, JavaScript, jQuery, Node.JS, Gulp, Nunjucks, EJS, Express, Mongo DB, React, GSAP, WordPress, PHP, and many more.


Experience

Freelance Web Developer

eRational Marketing

Created front facing websites using WordPress based on PSD design layouts unique to each client. Fully implemented websites and assured design quality was maintained during development. Created and implemented advanced animation using GSAP

April 2018 - Present

Chief Technical Officer

HostHamilton

Created and implemented all systems and procedures to provide clientele with web hosting services, focusing mainly on back-end development using cPanel, WHM, WHMCS, JavaScript, and PHP

July 2017 - Present

Manager of Operations

TOUCH Communications

Successfully managed the activities of 35+ team members. Developed client base from 24 to 500+ in 8 years as Sales Manager. Recruited, managed, and mentored an average of 10 new customer service representatives per year. Developed, implemented, and monitored programs to maximize customer satisfaction. Improved service quality and increased sales by developing a strong knowledge of company’s products and services. Interviewed, hired, and trained new quality customer service representatives. Addressed negative customer feedback immediately. Provided a high level of leadership support to representatives and clients

April 2009 - July 2017

Education

Mohawk College

Computer Systems Technology -- Software Development
September 2003 - June 2006

Monsignor Percy Johnson Catholic High School

High school diploma
September 1998 - June 2002

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • WordPress Installation and Security
  • Google Analytics

Interests

Apart from being a web developer, I enjoy spending most of my time with my wife and two daughters. Playing games and introducing my kids to technology always brings a smile to my face. I also enjoy competitive esports such as HearthStone and League of Legends.


Awards & Certifications

  • Google Analytics Certified Developer
  • Mobile Web Specialist - Google Certification
  • 3rd Adobe Creative Jam 2008 (UI Design Category)
  • 1st Place - Monsignor Percy Johnson High School - Hackathon 2002