Digital Designer + Front End Developer

I'm Nicholas Travaglini

Innovative and accomplished front end developer who excels in bridging the gap between creative design and intelligent programming. Passionate and inventive creator of impactful websites and hard-hitting digital campaigns with a background in art and photography, as well as, extensive experience building responsive websites driven by WordPress, Joomla, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Javascript, and jQuery.

I have a Master of Arts in Mass Communication from the University of Florida specializing in Web Design and Online Communication and a background in art and photography. I value involvement in projects that I can be proud of, working with a fantastic team, and advancing my design and development career. Take some time to look at my portfolio and credentials, and if you are interested in making digital magic happen – let’s get in touch.

Resume

Education

  • University of Florida

    2015

    Master of Arts in Mass Communication:
    Web Design and Online Communication

  • University of Central Florida

    2002

    Bachelor of Arts in Art: Photography

Experience

  • Nicholas Travaglini
    Digital

    JAN 2016 - NOW

    Freelance Front End Developer

    Champion the delivery of inventive new digital solutions to meet clients’ technical and creative needs by consistently designing and developing products that blend art with expert technical implementation. Develop and design creative and functional website front ends using cutting-edge tools such as Joomla and WordPress.

    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

    • Detailed development of front end and UI/UX for new social media network with a focus on performance optimization and converting visitors to registered users.
    • Integrated with stakeholders, project managers, and a cross-functional, international team to achieve project objectives, on-time and within the client’s specifications.
  • Smart Panda Labs

    JAN 2015 - NOW

    Digital Content Specialist

    Coordinate the optimization of digital campaigns through the strategic interplay of textual and visual elements. Conceive new digital content for the optimization, testing, and marketing projects for the websites, social media profiles, and email marketing campaigns for multi-million dollar clients.

    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

    • Dramatically enhanced the website user experience for a luxury realty brand by optimizing their website using personalized content, effectively shortening the sales cycle and driving customers to conversion.
    • Partnered with analytics team to develop optimized landing pages with data-driven content in support A/B testing efforts by tracking micro conversions on the visitor’s path toward the primary conversion goal.
  • Smart Panda Labs

    AUG 2014 - DEC 2014

    UX Design Intern

    Designed creative, interactive digital elements that enhanced the end users’ graphical experience. Collaborated with cross-functional teams to deliver to unified digital media that capitalized on cutting edge software and presented a clear, cohesive product.

    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

    • Designed Smart Panda Labs' Digital Branding Guide with meticulous attention to details ranging from logo construction to primary and secondary palettes and iconography.
    • Optimized landing page for conversion of KPIs based on Orlando Health and UF Health Cancer Centers client preferences and best practices.
  • Orlando Museum
    of Art

    FEB 2014 - MAY 2014

    Graphic Design Intern

    Promoted the Museum’s 90th Anniversary by creating impactful, innovative, and engaging graphic communications that publicized a variety of scheduled exhibitions and special events. Photographed key events in order to record notable Museum activities.

    KEY ACHIEVEMENTS:

    • Successfully collaborated in the full-scale design of branding and marketing materials for the inaugural The Florida Prize in Contemporary Art exhibit in recognition of Florida’s most progressive artists.
    • Created a lasting legacy of digital photography and imagery still being used in both print and online promotions.
  • The
    Sherwin-Williams
    Company

    JUN 2002 - APR 2016

    Operations Manager

    Excelled in the operational management of a $2+ million corporate store. Oversaw the professional development and daily performance of a diverse team of personnel. Successfully implemented profitable annual sales plans.

    KEY ACHIEVEMENT:

    • 5-time award recipient of the prestigious President’s Club Award for exceeding yearly quotas.

Skills

  • Coding

    HTML5
    95
    CSS3
    90
    Javascript
    65
    jQuery
    75
    WordPress
    90
    Joomla
    80
  • Software
    Photoshop
    25
    Illustrator
    20
    InDesign
    15
    Lightroom
    10
    Google Analytics
    10
    Git
    10
  • Design

    Web Design
    25
    Photography
    20
    Wireframing
    17
    Page Mockups
    18
    Branding
    15

Contact

Where I’m Based

Get in Touch

1040 N Kentucky Ave
Winter Park FL 32789
407.257.0999
nicholas@nicholastravaglini.com
www.nicholastravaglini.com

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