Kimm Wiens

Creative Web Practitioner

About me

A very brief introduction

Kimm Wiens

Project Manager, Web Developer and Media Designer

I'm a technical creative with a talent for designing easy to use, attractive websites.  I have extensive experience setting up CMS and website back ends to provide easy client updates and maintenance.  With over 15 years as a web developer - I've worked on all phases of website development including: planning, cost estimates, design, front-end development and maintenance. I've created close to a hundred well-received, successful e-commerce and informational websites.

Observations about my work style from clients have included:
* depth of concentration
* enthusiastic and engaged
* easy to work with
* great follow-through
* exceptional ability to organize and problem solve
* professional and courteous with clients and co-workers
* creative approaches





Printable Resume

Expertise

Primary and supporting strengths

Professional Experience

As a team member and collaborator

Oct, 2017
Present

Independent Contractor for Hello Eddie

Web Development:

  • custom WordPress web development
  • Project Management
  • CMS setup and modification
Sep, 2017
Present

Independent Contractor for studio x

Resource development and project management:

  • Contribute to resource development for PHP and Perl based websites
  • Project Management
  • CMS setup and modifications; specializing in WordPress and Wix
Oct, 1998
Present

Web Development and Design Contractor

Website development contractor for a variety of e-commerce and informational sites:

  • Front-end development in PHP, ASP.NET and ColdFusion environments
  • Web design; mockups and wireframes through implementation
  • Project Management
  • CMS setup and modifications; specializing in WordPress and DotNetNuke
  • Digital photography and video production
  • Shopping cart implementation
  • Search engine optimization
  • Client documentation
  • Ongoing maintenance and updates
Aug, 2008
Aug, 2013

Independent Contractor for Cyberwolf Inc.

Lead Front End Developer and Designer

Coordinated, created and maintained over 50 e-commerce and informational websites including:

  • Client demos
  • Cost estimates and quote preparation
  • Mockups
  • Specifications
  • Design and front-end of development
  • Client relations
  • Project management
  • Time tracking
  • QA testing
  • Documentation
  • Maintenance including applying programming patches to core code
  • .

Oct, 1998
Present

Ibis Art

Small Business Owner

Designer, manufacturer and retailer for three lines of art-based clocks.

  • Business development
  • Product development
  • Design
  • Creation of business systems to track profit and sales
  • Ecommerce website development
  • SEO
  • Trade shows
  • Design and production of business literature (brochures, catalogs etc.)

Over 7,000 Ibis Art Clocks have been sold and can be found around the world in homes, busineses, libraries and hospitals.

Oct, 1994
Oct, 1998

Simply Santa Fe, Ortega's on the Plaza, Mimosa, Bandelier Trading Company


Comptroller/Office Manager

Oversaw all accounting functions (including payroll and tax reporting), designed and wrote brochures, oversaw purchasing and maintenance of computer workstations, designed weekley newspaper ads and did artwork for two billboards.

Education & Training

My academic career and beyond

Current

Recent Training

    Completed:

    • DaVinci Resolve 12 Essential Training - Lynda.com (15h 43m hours)
    • Visual Studio Essential Training: 10 Protecting Your Code Base with Source Control Providers - Lynda.com (2h 43m hours)
    • Accessibility for WordPress - Lynda.com (1.5 hours)
    • Up and Running with Articulate Storyline 2 - Lynda.com (4 hours)
    • Captivate Projects: Software Simulations - Lynda.com (3 hours)
    • Learning Management System (LMS) Fundamentals - Lynda.com (1 hour)
    • Up and Running with SCORM and Tin Can API - Lynda.com (1 hour)
    • Captivate 8 Advanced Techniques - Lynda.com (4 hours)
    • Adobe Captivate 8 Essential Training - Lynda.com (2.5 hours)
    • Instructional Design for Mobile Learning at canvas.net (one month course - approx. 6 hours/wk)
    • Advanced HTML 5 from W3C - edX (6 week course - approx. 6 hours/wk)
    • Bootstrap - Microsoft Dev (7 hours)
    • Dreamweaver CS6 and WordPress 3.8: Core Concepts - Lynda.com (6 hours)
    • Git Essential Training - Lynda.com (6 hours)
    • GitHub for Web Designers - Lynda.com (4 hours)
    • Insights from a Project Manager - Lynda.com (1 hour)
    • JIRA Ninja, Admin Ninja and Agile Ninja Black Belts - Atlassian Training (3 hours)
    • jQuery Essential Training - Lynda.com (5 hours)
    • Navigation Menus with jQuery - Lynda.com (1 hour)
    • Online Marketing Fundamentals - Lynda.com (2 hours)
    • PHP for Web Designers - Lynda.com (5.5 hours)
    • WordPress 3: Building Child Themes - Lynda.com (3 hours)
    • Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence- Coursera (8 week online course)
May, 2016

Master's Certificate in Instructional Design

UWStout
May, 2008

Bachelor of Arts, Media Design

The Evergreen State College

Completed MediaWorks course:

  • Produced two independent video art projects
  • Complete course in Lighting and Blue / Green screen setup, shooting and post-production
  • Completed courses in documentary film making including interviewing, lighting and post production editing.

Completed additional courses in:

  • Grant Writing
  • Adobe Flash
  • Copy writing
June, 1986

Bachelor of Arts in English

Cal State Hayward

Portfolio

Web development and design projects

  • PRAXIS Design Build
  • Academic Forensic Pathology Inc.
  • Bolchazy-Carducci Publishers Inc.

  • Redleaf Lane
  • Brookes Publishing Co.
  • Rose Publishing
  • House of Anansi
  • Sophia Institute
  • Prufrock Press
  • Mountaineers Books
  • Gibbs Smith Publisher
  • MennoMedia
  • Nimbus Publishing
  • Actex / Mad River
  • Stackpole Books
  • quotable B2B site
  • Amber Lotus Publishing
  • Eye on Education
  • Live Oak Media
  • New World Library blog
  • Morton Publishing
  • Redleaf Press
  • Orca Book Publishers
  • New Harbinger Publications
  • Cyberwolf Download Service
  • Ohio State Extension Store
  • Interweave
  • Harrison House
  • Holcomb Hathaway Publishers
  • PsychSolve
  • Mercer University Press
  • Ohio State University CMS Bookstore
  • C and T Publishing
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  • Publishers' Service Inc.
  • WAU Press
  • USCCB Publishing
  • BBC Audio America

  • Kregel Publications
  • Gibbs Smith Education
  • Flight Fantasy Games
  • Brochure Design
  • Product Design
  • Textile Design

Contact

If you would like to get in touch

Contact details

Santa Fe, New Mexico, U.S.A.

www.kimmwiens.com

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