Eric Lodahl

—  Front End Developer  —
Crafting Creative Web Experiences

About me

A small introduction about my self

Eric Lodahl

Web Coder Living in Bloomington, MN

Senior Front End Developer with 14 years experience in web development/design, search engine marketing and optimization and web strategy. I enjoy implementing new tools, practices and processes derived from my constant exploration and learning of new relevant web technologies.

I also spend a good amount of time being a husband, father and home brewer.

I look forward to developing strategies for digital deliverables matching the goals of the client and building with the tools best fitted for each unique project.

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Technical Skills

I can say i’m quite good at

HTML5 / CSS3

Javascript

jQuery

PHP / MySQL

Wordpress

Front-End Workflows

Work Experience

My previous associations

Sept, 2011
Present

Digitaria

Senior Interactive Developer

Handcrafted HTML/CSS/Javascript to match with pixel perfect precision creative comps handed off in PSD formats, supporting cross-browser and responsive requirements.
Provide front-end production for selected clients including, UnitedHealth, General Motors, Ford, 3M and Qualcomm.
Implemented and Integrated Frontend code into various Content Management Systems including but not limited to: Wordpress, Drupal, Joomla, Adobe Experience Manager/CQ5, various custom CMS’s. Worked closely with Creative and Accounts teams to solve and deliver for clients within budget.

Mar, 2010
Present

Freelance

Consultant/Developer/Designer

Provide technical support and web development services to marketing agencies and small businesses as an independent contractor/freelancer.

Development of custom WordPress themes and plugins for businesses, while mapping and meeting clients unique requirements and goals.

Mar, 2007
April, 2010

Premier Technologies (WebLeaseUSA)

Web Production Manager/Lead Web Project Manager

Designed and Implemented production process for website development, increasing efficiencies and production output 100% in first 12 months.
Managed customer expectations and deliverables for entire lifecycle of development process of 200+ sites.
Restructured existing staff, hired new staff to fulfill production requirements.
Managed a staff of 7 persons consisting of multiple developers, designers, producers and customer care personnel.
Designed and Implemented Customer Service Program and staff for continuing support of clients.
Managed the development, launch and maintenance of 300+ individual websites

Jan, 2005
Mar, 2007

Hearth & Home Technologies

Web Developer

Designed and developed company Intranet, using Stellent Content Management System with ASP front end.
Designed and developed multiple internal applications improving internal processes to the standard of Rapid Continuous Improvement, using a hybrid of ASP with Stellents’ proprietary idoc scripting languages.
Supported internal Stellent Content Management System, as well as designed processes and applications to connect internal content with external sites and applications.
Designed and developed extranet site. Created single site to replace 6 existing sites for delivering content and information to over 3000 dealers and distributors for 4 separate brands. Designed and implemented databases for single sign in and security based on login credentials.
Updated three separate brand websites ( www.heatnglo.com, www.heatilator.com, www.quadrafire.com ) focusing on Search Engine Optimization, increasing web traffic by 40%.

Jan, 2005
July, 2003

OptumHealth

Web Developer

Developed, designed and maintained both the internal and external communication tools via intranet/internet of a healthcare company using ASP, ASP.NET, JSP, VB.NET, VBScript and SQL languages.
Restructured navigation and content to navigate through and find information more simply and quickly as well as design and develop tools for internal communications channels.
Developed, designed, tested and implementing complex forms using JavaScript to enhance and maximize performance of employees and employee processes.
Research and assessment of platform enhancements and implementation, including security requirements.
Assessment of .NET components for implementation into intranet.
Re-development and implementation of .NET components for intranet.
Designed, developed and launched new intranet with SQL2000 database and ASP.NET technologies.
Designed and developed intranet tools to maximize efficiency for nurses using ASP.NET and Object Orientated concepts.
Designed and developed intranet tools for members to update content and communicate more efficiently.

2000
2003

Internet Broadcasting Systems

Web Programmer

Programming in multiple languages in order to create and maintain, within a team of producers, editors, and programmers, 50+ individual sites affiliated with local news networks across the nation.
Worked and communicated with multiple content providers and editors in order to create content.
Created multiple templates and tools for use on all sites, including instructions and communications in order for other programmers to implement on networked sites.

Education & Diplomas

What I have done in my academic career

May, 1994

Bachelor of Music, Recording Technology

University of Wisconsin - Oshkosh

Portfolio

some featured projects

Get In Touch

Please feel free if you would like to have a chat.

Contact details

Bloomington, MN

612 242 1721

elodahl@gmail.com

www.ericlodahl.com

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