Okafo EKE

Web Design Portfolio and Resume

Okafo EKE, NekaRESUMÉ

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Objective

I am dedicated and highly focused with a diverse background in web design, consulting and application development and System Support. My goal is to join a professional team that would give me the opportunity to continue to improve my skills. I would like to apply the knowledge I have as well as learn from the professionals I will be working with.

Education & Awards

  • BAB Supply Chain Management (E-commerce - SAP) (in progress)
  • Web Technologies Certificate
  • Web Technologies Associate Certificate - Distinction
  • British Council Chevening Full Postgraduate Scholarship
  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) Telecommunication and information Systems
  • Bachelor of Engineering (B.Engr.) Electronic Engineering

Languages and Software Applications

Adobe Creative Suite 4/5/6 (Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Fireworks, Contribute, Flash), Active Presenter, Kompozer, , XML/XSLT/XST/DTD, Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, Visio), XHTML, HTML5 CSS, SQL, ASP, JavaScript/jQuery, DHTML, Java, VBScript, PHP, Crystal Reports, Visual Basic, MySQL, WordPress.

Competences

  • Design, Development and Authoring of websites using Dreamweaver, Photoshop Development of Applications in Captivate and porting to Flash
  • Development of Flash Applications in Adobe Flash and using Action Script 3.0
  • Web Design using HTML 5/XHTML1.1 STRICT and CSS 2/3 Compliant
  • Familiarity with WCAG ( W3 Consortium Accessibility Guidelines) and
  • Treasury Board Web 2.0 Common Look and Feel (CLF)
  • Business Process Modeling and Design
  • Good Listener, Strong Interpersonal and Communication Skills
  • Team player and Self motivated
  • Effective communicator with good problem solving skills

Recent Projects

Recent Web design Projects that I have been engaged in are described below.

Gems Jewellery Site Screen Cpature

Summary: The Gems Jewellery Project was a multi-team project. As a Web Designer and Project lead on the project, ! successfully managed a team of graphic designers and other team members located on the west coast and met all project objectives and delivered the first working prototype on budget.

Statement of Work (SOW): This was a long distance project so all communication was via email and attachments. The client provided a SOW and their objectives in requiring a web presence. The client gave the project team a great degree of latitude with respect to the design of the prototype.

Responsibilities: Project Lead, HTML5, JavaScript, jQuery, code validation against essential accessibility standards and testing.

Kipling Heights Screen Capture

Summary: The Kipling Heights Consulting (KHC) Project was a web site for a HR consulting firm. In this project, I reported directly to the project sponsor. The client was more hands on than most especially with respect to page content.

Statement of Work (SOW): Determine client requirements; Create content for website from documentation provided for client; create a design that meets with client approval; Implement the design ensuring compatibility with legacy browsers; Test site; Move site from production to commercial webserver; Handover Project.

Responsibilities:Design, XHTML, JavaScript, Php, code validation, testing ,setting web server account. file transfer and project handover.

Screen Capture for Kipling Heights Consulting Mobile Website

Summary: Kipling Heights Consulting Mobile website Project. This site was built as a companion to the regular website and on the mobile jQuery platform.

Statement of Work (SOW):): Convert and shrink the contents of a regular site to content suitable for a dedicated mobile website. With the content of the regular site as a guide, the client allowed me to determine site content, design and implementation strategy.

Responsibilities:Design, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, Theme Roller, JavaScript, code validation, testing ,setting web server account. file transfer and project handover.

Supreme Touch Home Healthcare Website Screen Capture

Summary: : Supreme Touch Home Healthcare website Project. This website project was very exciting because it afforded me the opportunity to revamp an existing site. The client was very pleased on completion of the project since the final product in no way resembled the old site.

Statement of Work (SOW):): The client had just received accreditation for his establishment and was eager to revamp his online presence. He also wanted to provide information on all the services he offered and emphasize the benefits of his accreditation to his establishment. I studied up on the home health care business, obtained all his branding documentation and created a design that met with the client’s approval. I implemented the design, optimized the site for search engines and launched the site on budget before the due date thereby exceeding the client’s expectation.

Responsibilities:Content development, design, XHTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, Site Administration.

Skills Demonstrated in other Projects

  1. Design, Development and Authoring of websites using Dreamweaver, Fireworks and Photoshop and the Development of Applications in Captivate and porting to Flash
  2. I have played a major part in the development of content for my designs I have also Organized, Designed and Implemented most of the websites using Dreamweaver CS4 - 6 and using CSS and HTML/XHTML(strict/transitional) and HTML5 code which is in compliance where applicable to Internet 2.0 Common Look and Feel standards
  3. The website designs where possible, are in compliance with WC3 accessibility standards also indicated in Internet 2.0 standard, and validates using WebAim Wave tool and TAW WCAG 2.0 validation tool
  4. I have Employed Scripting (JavaScript and jQuery and PHP) where necessary especially with (table free) forms and connecting with databases using ODBC, and DHTML
  5. All my designs (HTML and CSS) validate and free of errors
  6. I have used Adobe Flash to publish interactive and non-interactive learning applications

Work History

Listed below are some of the establishments where I have worked and some of my responsibilities in these organizations.

Omegres Consulting Logo
  • Company: Omegares Consulting Inc.
  • Position: Web Designer/Analyst
  • Duration: May 2005 - April 2006, Apr 2008 - Date
  • Summary of Responsibilites include:
    • Planning, Designing and Developing web sites and web forms for cliens with HTML/XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, Php, .Net framework
    • Transitioning Websites from development environment to production Webserver
    • Participate and Make recommendations in project initiation and strategy sessions
    • Determing project requirements through client interaction
    • Deveoping Training and Presentation packages using Audition and Captivate
    • Eliciing system requirements and analyzing and documenting existing system

Most of the web Design and authoring work I have done at Omegares Consulting is included in my portfolio on the portfolio page.

Dell Logo
  • Company: Dell
  • Position: Technical Support Analyst
  • Duration: Apr 2006 - April 2008
  • Summary of my Responsibilites include:
    • Troubleshooting, Repair, Maintenance and Support of Windows XP and Windows Vista computer systems
    • Troubleshooting, Repair, Maintenance and Support of Computer peripherals such as Printers, Network and Bluetooth devices
    • Support and Maintenance of Software applications
    • Troubleshooting and Repair of Malware related Problems on Computer Systems
    • Managing Customer Relationships and Computer training
XtraInsight Logo
  • Company: XtraInsight
  • Position: Consultant
  • Duration: Mar 2003 - Mar 2004
  • Summary of Responsibilites:
    • I was Involved in Programming in Visual Basic (Application Development) and
    • Project Management, Planing and Deployment
Powersim Logo
  • Company: Powersim
  • Position: Programmer/Analyst
  • Duration: Mar 2001 - Mar 2002
  • Summary of Responsibilites:
    • I utilized the SDLC for desktop and web based simulation application development
    • I integrated applications with Proprietary simulation engine (API)
Pricewaterhouselogo
  • Company: Pricewaterhousecoopers
  • Position: Consultant
  • Duration: Feb 1997 - Mar 2001
  • Summary of Responsibilites:
    • I Performed Business Process Documentation, Evaluation, Analysis and Improvement
    • I Conducted Financial and IT audits for regulatory compliance for several companies

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