CV

EILEEN VIOLINI
UX/UI Professional

Experienced UX/UI professional with over seven years experience building and managing WordPress websites. I love finding creative solutions to solve customer challenges, have extensive experience educating, on-boarding and introducing new users to WordPress.

Positions

Present
WordPress Design & Development
Sidetrack Studio

Jan. 2014 to May 2017
Director of Communications
Independence Mission Schools (IMS)

June 2010 to Dec. 2013
Director of Communications
St. David’s Episcopal Church

Sept. 2001 to June 2014
Freelance Graphic Design
Forest Farm Design

May 2000 to Sept. 2001
Technical Project Manager
America Online

Jan. 1998 to May 2000
Creative Director
AEC Software

May 1996 to Jan. 1998
Senior Art Director
Mouncey Ferguson & Associates

COMMUNITY POSITIONS

  • WordCamp Co-organizer Philly 2017
  • WordCamp Speaker WordCamp Lancaster ‘18, WordCamp Lehigh Valley ‘18/’17/’16, WordCamp Baltimore ‘18, WP Reading Meetup, WP Lehigh Valley Meetup, Philly Burbs WP Meetup
  • GDI Philly — TA WordPress 101
  • WordPress Design Team

SKILLS

HTML, CSS, PHP
InVision
Adobe Creative Cloud
Adobe XD
Figma


Adobe Creative Cloud
Figma

EDUCATION

BA Graphic Design
The American University
Washington, D.C.

Projects

Website Redesign & Launch — ASMGi

Built new UX/UI and revamped information architecture to enhance business objectives. Implemented custom search solution and upgraded backend systems to drastically improve page load times.

Product Design — Paid Memberships Pro Sponsored Members

Designed UX/UI for client sites using WordPress Product Plugin that ties into product payment and community functionality.

Website Design & Launch — PennSports.LIVE

Designed, built and maintain new multi-podcast and live stream membership site. Set up payment systems and created custom code solutions to enhance user experience.

WordPress Multisite — Independence Mission Schools

Launched and maintained 17-site multi-site install including troubleshooting hosting and DNS issues, performing routine maintenance upgrades and ongoing page building and content creation. I on-boarded 30 staff members to use the WordPress Dashboard teaching them the basics of posts and pages and optimizing content for on-page SEO. Created and deployed online donation that brought in over $300,000 in the first year. I learned about GravityForms, merchant options, payment gateways, PCI Compliance regulations and usability testing.  

Designed UI/UX for custom online homework page with Advanced Custom Fields for teacher communication with parents, created documentation and trained teachers to utilize the new tool. 

Website Design & Launch — St. David’s Episcopal Church

Designed, launched and maintained 300-page CMS based website that produced a 25% increase in website traffic from the previous version. I gained in-depth knowledge of information architecture, CMS systems and website hosting and migration.

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