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front end developer

Ian Gallardo

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Work Experience

Jackson National Life Insurance Company - Lansing, MI

Front End Developer

April 2011 - July 2014 (3 years, 5 month)

Allocated to the Curian Capital, LLC business group in Denver, Co. Successfully developed and maintained the presentation layer for a multibillion dollar trading platform, including interface design and user experience responsibilities.

  • Collaborated with 3 developers/designers in immediate subgroup, 10+ members team-wide
  • Contributed to 10+ projects across 6 deployments, the largest project spanning 2 years
  • Iterated 30+ wireframes for data driven system
  • Regularly coordinated with backend and quality assurance teams

Harvest Media Works - Owosso, MI

Web Developer/Designer

Oct 2010 - January 2011

Designed and developed websites for small to medium businesses in the mid-Michigan area. Responsibilities also included video editing and logo creation, and marketing materials.

Lee Industrial Contracting - Pontiac, MI

Web Developer/Marketing

Oct 2008- Mar 2010

Responsible for formulating and executing overall business to business marketing strategies. Campaigns include email, lead generation, SEO & SEM. Produce marketing materials and progressively incorporate emerging technologies.

  • Lee Contracting
  • Lee Machinery Movers
  • Industrial Process Designs


Freelance Web Design & Development

April 2007 - present

Collaborate with small to medium businesses to provide pleasing design focusing on customer conversion. Provide identity, web, print and marketing services to an assortment of clients.

Michigan State University - East Lansing, MI


BA in Telecommunications, Information Studies & Media

During my time at MSU, I provided services to a number of student groups and organizations.

  • Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions (web content)
  • MSU Multicultural Center (graphic design)
  • Midwest Association of Filipino Americans (graphic design)
  • Midwest Asian American Students Union (graphic design)



Technical Skills

  • UX/UI design principles
  • Responsive Design principles
  • Javascript
  • Fluent usage of Adobe CS

References available upon request.