BrettOblack.com

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Contact Information

Email: brettoblack [at] gmail.com

Location: Albuquerque, NM

Work History

Education and Development Specialist – University of New Mexico Hospital Clinical Education Department

  • Development of online courses using combinations of the latest versions of HTML, CSS and Javascript/jQuery as well as many Adobe Design suite programs and Sublime Text 2.
  • Built interactive competency trainings and self-study modules using Adobe Captivate and in-house learning management system.
  • Designed and developed an Excel Tutorial website that was used in conjunction with a classroom training.

Sites developed in this role include:

excel_siteThis site was built to help educators improve their Excel abilities and improve their workflow in common department-related spreadsheet usage.

Front-End Web Development – Freelance

  • Developed websites for clients using the latest versions of HTML, CSS and Javascript/jQuery as well as many Adobe Design suite programs and Sublime Text 2.
  • Customized WordPress installations for a client’s specific needs, focusing on user-generated content including integration of YouTube API and other frameworks
  • Focused on first-page search for clients, utilizing best-practice SEO techniques

Sites developed in this role include:

sandia_scoot

The Sandia Scoot 5k/10k website was developed for a local New Mexico non-profit charity event.

Produce Section Leader – Trader Joe’s

  • Assessed and increased sales by analyzing reports of sales volume, product spoilage and trends.
  • Enhanced customer experience by supervising inventory, ordering, merchandising, stocking and continued assessment of the produce section.

Beer Section Leader – Trader Joe’s

  • Insured product availability by communicating with outside vendors (Marble Brewery, Santa Fe Brewery, National and Admiral) about product availability, quality, new items and ordering systems.

Store Manager – Books on Sale

Store Manager – The Book End

Education

Central New Mexico Community College – Computer Information Systems Web Technology concentration

Purdue University – Bachelor’s Degree in History with Ancient History Focus, minor in Latin

Professional Interests

  • WordPress, especially integrating it with third-party APIs and client-generated content
  • CSS Preprocessors and HTML Boilerplate/Bootstrap
  • Browser Debugging Tools

Personal Interests

  • Mountain/Ultra/Trail Running.
  • Climbing
  • Cooking/Gardening
  • Craft Beer
  • Reading