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Josh Yutkins-Kennedy

Web Developer & Multimedia Strategist

Summary: An experienced web specialist, front-end developer, and digital, multimedia strategist with 5+ years of experience in developing a portfolio of high-impact, websites that utilizes SEO and social media to boost web traffic, e-commerce, and customer engagement. A self-starter, with the skills and the ability to conceptualize, design, and storyboard responsive websites.

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science in Web Design and Interactive Media
    The New England Institute of Art
             
  • Digital Photography Certification – Middlesex Community College
  • Drone Aerial Photography and Video Certification- Dart Drone Inc.
  • Certification in Web Design – American Graphics Institute

Technical Skills

  • Languages: Python, HTML, CSS, PHP, jQuery, JavaScript, SQL.
  • CMS: WordPress, Sana Commerce, K-Commerce, Sharepoint, and Drupal.
  • Google Analytics

Software

  • Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, Dreamweaver, After Effects, and Illustrator.
  • Video Editing Software: Final Cut Pro and Avid Media Composer.
  • Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, and Visio.
  • Web Development: Atom and Visual Studio

Work Experience

Tufts University, Friedman School Of Nutrition, Aug 2020 – March 2021

Web Specialist and Digital Media Strategist

Designed, developed, and executed site architecture and navigation including redesigns and media enhancements. Created storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to communicate interaction and design ideas. Increased both alumni and student engagement and expanded web landscape and functionality. Executed audio and visual assets for the brand across channels-email, social media, landing page, and website assets. Managed employment and career-based database systems that link website and career development resources. Created user-centered designs by translating user requirements into highly usable responsive journey through the site.

The Dodge Company Billerica, MA May 2017 – June 2020

Web Developer and Multimedia Producer

Managed eCommerce, website and implemented improvements to online product presentations to increase sales. Developed dynamic and interactive website that ensured high traffic, page views, user experience, and increased sales with a proven ability to manage a high volume of deliverables. Served as the lead Photographer and Videographer who created an in-house production studio reducing outsourcing costs by 50%.  Managed operation of cameras, product photography, staging, lighting, studio operations, and editing. Created vibrant product photography for sales sheets, product catalogs, marketing collateral, and e-commerce.

Mass. Office of the State Treasurer Boston, MA July 2015 – May 2017

Communications and Web Coordinator   

Developed a strong understanding of content management systems and designing web experiences for scale. Collaborated in teams to develop storyboards, content, and publication of digital newsletters and to deliver educational tutorials for website and diverse social platforms. Managed video lighting and audio equipment, co-edited, and co-produced events.

Activities & Talents

  • Personal Fitness Trainer
  • Karate Instructor – 3rd Degree Black belt
  • Microsoft Office software Adult Education Instructor
  • Freelance Photographer
  • Podcast Producer
  • Co-filmed commercial for 1st million-dollar Fantasy Football winner