Ken Bradford Resume | Web Designer | Front-End Developer

RESUME


KEN BRADFORD
Web Designer | Front-End Developer
Clarksville, TN 37040

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SUMMARY

Web designer, front-end web developer and visual designer with over fifteen (15) years of professional experience with design concepts for both print and web design for a broad range of small business clients.

SKILLS

  • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • WordPress website design & development
  • Layout design
  • Custom social media pages
  • Logo design & branding

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Develops productive relationships that increase exposure and bring in new clients.
  • Excellent social and communication skills
  • Self-motivated and detail-oriented
  • Background in marketing, understands the importance and concept of identifying, evaluating and appealing to a target market
  • Experience in graphic design and advertising, well versed in web design and print advertising
  • Always sees tasks through to completion without significant guidance
  • Substantial sales management experience

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Graphic and Web Design – In house and freelance graphic and web designer who has created everything from logos to websites through advanced skills in Xara, Illustrator and other graphic software for various clients.

Advertising – Created media campaigns, both print and digital using coding and graphic design skills, utilizing self-created web sites, email, social media, print ads, brochures, snail mail, and hand outs that have resulted in increased revenue.

WORK EXPERIENCE

Web Designer/Front-End Developer – June 2001 – Present – Web Design by Ken – Clarksville, TN

Clarksville creative design agency serving Clarksville, Nashville, Franklin, Brentwood, all of Middle Tennessee and surrounding areas. Web design studio specializing in website design and development, logo design; brand identity design and print design.

Managing Partner – July 2001 – September 2011 – Carlton Group Insurance Services – Springfield, TN

  • Partnership contract negotiation, business process design and advertising direction
  • Planned and prepared advertising and promotional material to increase sales of products and services.
  • Developed new marketing strategies to bring new clients to the agency.
  • Designed various advertising, print and web design projects.
  • Recruited, hired and trained new insurance agents.

Insurance Agent/Sales Manager – May 1993 – June 2001 American General Life & Accident – Clarksville, TN

  • Responsible for reviewing client contracts and policies, completing all applications and paperwork from start to finish.
  • Prospected existing clients for additional lines and referral sources
  • Developed team building and motivational strategies to encourage team in achieving goals
  • Trained new staff and developed efficient office procedures.

LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE

U. S. Air Force Security Service – July 1966 – October 1972 – Honorably discharged with over six years active duty service, including a tour of duty in the Mekong River valley in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War. Earned highest marks on all performance evaluations. Recognized for mentoring and developing active duty leaders.