Ashby Utting

2519 Clinton Avenue South

Minneapolis MN 55404

ashbyutting@gmail.com

209-224-4362


Education

Minneapolis College of Art and Design, BFA in Design

Spring 2011
Minneapolis, MN


Employment

Electric Pulp, Developer

August 2013 - November 2014
Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities
Worked on several large eCommerce stores, that were either custom WordPress builds that were integrated with Magento or leveraged with WooCommerce. Responsible for custom theme and plugin development, including AJAX development, data prep and importing.

Westwerk Design, Front End Developer

October 2012 - August 2013
Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities
Worked with sister company, WerkPress, on a variety of projects, from small Wordpress plugin customizations, to Theme Customizations, to complicated Custom Theme Builds. Also worked with Westwerk Design to bring several medium sized websites to life. Served as Resident Bartender.


Recent Work

Connection 2 Collections, solo build, December 2014

Responsibilities
Custom WordPress Theme Build with WooCommerce and BuddyPress integration, Project Management

Knock Knock Stuff, team build, March 2014

Responsibilities
Custom WordPress Theme Build, Custom WooCommerce Integration

Metal Mulisha, team build, October 2013

Responsibilities
Custom WordPress Theme Build integrated with Magento Store, Responsive Layout, Data Prep and Import, Flexible Content Management, Custom Widget Creation

YWCA of St. Paul, solo build, July 2013

Responsibilities
Custom WordPress Theme Build integrated with Magento Store, Responsive Layout, Data Prep and Import, Flexible Content Management, Custom Widget Creation

Excel Plastics, solo build, March 2013

Responsibilities
Custom Wordpress Theme Build, Responsive Layout, Flexible Content Managment, Custom Widget Creation

Sharper Management, team build, March 2013

Responsibilities
Organic Themes, Response Theme, Customization, Responsive Layout, Complex "Find a Rental" page that pulls in XML, integrates with Google Maps API. Features Custom Pagination and plugin integration.


Skills


References

Daron Close

Client, Owner of Acqua Restaurant and Bar, 651.260.7913

Phi Le

Contemporary, Front End Developer, 651.334.0150


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