Eric Boyer

Eric Boyer

Product Designer & Developer

Hey, I'm Eric.

I'm a designer, developer, musician, gamer, and snowboarder living in the midwest.

Work History

Product Designer & Developer

Sprout Social

March 2014 → Present

Senior Front End Developer

Sittercity

March 2014 → February 2015

Designer & Developer

Freelance

August 2006 → Present Currently not accepting freelance clients

Provide design, development, and strategy for a variety of clients.

Senior Front End Developer

Curiosity.com

June 2013 → February 2014

  • Start-up on behalf of Discovery Communications (www.discovery.com)
  • Contribution to UX Design and feature development
  • Expanded skills in Front end Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Backbone.js)
  • Development within a Python and Backbone.js environment
  • Built and maintained a custom modular LESS framework based on the design direction to make maintenance and new feature development consistent and easy.
  • Built and maintained responsive HTML emails for the product and marketing
  • Product launch on January 15th, 2014

Mentor

Starter League

August 2012 → December 2013 (3 Cohorts)

Provided mentorship for the students in the HTML & CSS track.

Lead Front End Developer

Kin

September 2012 → June 2013

  • Key player in the decisions made and vision of the product
  • Expanded skills in Front end Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Backbone.js, Wordpress)
  • Development within a .NET (API) and Backbone.js environment
  • Built a modular CSS framework
  • Onboarded and managed tasks for another Front End Developer on the team
  • Introduced product management tools and integrated them into the daily work flow for the development team
  • Built and maintained HTML email campaigns
  • Built and maintained the marketing site
  • Introduced Style Guides for the development team for optimization, presentation vs. interaction classes in HTML, and rules to keep code clean and modular

Front End Developer

We Are Mammoth

August 2012 → June 2013

  • Expanded skills in Front end Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Wordpress)
  • Development within a .NET environment
  • Communication with a team of remote/in-house Engineers, Project Managers, and Designers
  • Introduced new technologies to the team and integrated them into projects (Git, Backbone.js)
  • Participated in Lunch & Learn sessions and presented topics to the group
  • Onboarded and managed tasks for Contractors

UI Engineer

Marketron

January 2012 → July 2012

  • Expanded skills in Front end Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Backbone.js)
  • Worked on the first of a suite of products to bring together years of legacy software in the TV/Radio business
  • Development on a platform primarily built on Ruby/Rails and Backbone.js
  • Communication with a team of Engineers, Project Managers, and Product Managers (In San Francisco and Idaho) to deliver their vision
  • Rapid prototype development using the Twitter Bootstrap framework

Technologist

One Design Company

July 2010 → December 2011

  • Expanded skills in Front end Development (HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript)
  • Responsive design practices for iOS / Webkit devices
  • Primarily was the development lead on small to medium sized websites for clients
  • Provided maintainable products by using Wordpress, Expression Engine, and Perch for Content Management Systems

Web Engineer

Arc Worldwide - Leo Burnett USA

August 2009 → July 2010

  • *Promoted to a full-time employee upon completion of internship*
  • Expanded skills in Front end Development (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Working closely with teams of Designers, Project Managers, Producers, and Quality Assurance
  • Responsible for full-site builds as well as email campaigns Clients I worked with include: Kelloggs (specialk.com, leggomyeggo.com), Allstate, United Airlines, Purina, Whirlpool, and Maytag.

Web Engineer Intern

Leo Burnett USA

June 2009 → August 2009

  • *Accepted into the Leo Burnett Internship program in the summer of 2009 amongst a group of 35 interns out of hundreds that applied.*
  • Put together an interactive case study for Hallmark based off of research done in the program using web technologies
  • Worked with the Leo Burnett Allstate team to build ingoodhands.com
  • Supported other Web Engineers during the QA phase before product launches
  • Built Front end solutions for events hosted by the interns of Leo Burnett

Front End Developer

cleverbridge AG

October 2008 → June 2009

  • Integrated eCommerce checkout solutions into existing client’s websites
  • Modified checkout process flows and styles to best match and deliver the clients needs
  • Specialist & Studio Instructor at Apple
  • June 2007 - March 2009 (1 year 10 months)
  • Wrote and taught the curriculum for Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced Web Design studio classes for One to One members
  • Promoted to Personal Setup Technician from the Red Zone (Sales Team)
  • Provided very thorough data tran sfers for new Mac users
  • Hardware installations and support to new machines

Specialist & Studio Instructor

Apple

June 2007 → March 2009

  • Wrote and taught the curriculum for Intro, Intermediate, and Advanced Web Design studio classes for One to One members
  • Promoted to Personal Setup Technician from the Red Zone (Sales Team)
  • Provided very thorough data transfers for new Mac users
  • Hardware installations and support to new machines

Personal Projects