Jan Patrick Lara - Web Designer / Developer

To work for a company whose employees are valued, where I can leverage my skills and potential to the fullest.
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Visual Basic
ActionScript 3.0

jQuery / jQuery UI
Bootstrap 2 & 3

Microsoft Visual Studio
Microsoft Sql Server Management Studio
Adobe Dreamweaver
Adobe Illustrator
Adobe InDesign

Adobe Flash
Adobe Fireworks
Adobe Acrobat
Adobe Edge Code
Microsoft Office
Apache Open Office

Google Webmaster Tools
Google Analytics
Google Maps
Magento Ecommerce
Email Marketing(Act-On, HighRoads)

Professional Experience

Web Designer/Developer - FinFit, LLC

October 2011 – Present (4 years) Virginia Beach, VA
  • Develop websites and applications in .NET (C# and VB) from the ground up - from mock ups, prototypes, navigation, layout, UI, UX, programming (data layer, business layer) and API consumption.
    Major projects completed include:
    • Revamp of FinFit.com to mobile friendly version
    • Contract Validator - console application
    • Task Management - web application
    • Office Directory - website
    • Implemented text messaging notifications to FinFit.com
    • Integrated translation service(Spanish) to FinFit.com

  • Develop procedures and reports with T-SQL
  • Maintain FinFit's mobile app, mirroring and applying changes published on FinFit.com for mobile use
  • Keep company websites up to date with new technologies such as Bootstrap, jQuery & jQuery UI
  • Create graphics for websites using Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Create responsive emails for marketing campaigns
  • Create print collateral such as posters, post cards and handouts using InDesign
  • Provide website compositions for for other developers
  • Act as a liaison between IT and Marketing
  • Create interactive presentations
  • Work on projects as needed by the company
  • Support Operations department on a daily basis

Coordinator of Instructional Design - Centura College

May 2005 – October 2011 (6 years 6 months) Converts educational content to the attractive, engaging online format. Duties include creating multi-media slides for courses, building exams and assignments within the online system, creating online games and forums, and otherwise building the online course management system.
  • Assist Division Director in management of all aspects of the Instructional Design production schedule with Curriculum Development and Education
  • Manage and maintain database for Curriculum Development, Education, and Instructional Design
  • Report and review course restoration each term
  • Manage and maintain Enrollment Exams and Student Orientation
  • Create survey of student demographic for Division Director and Corporate Secretary
  • Manage quality control of all courses
  • Assist Division Director with department staffing
  • Assist Division Director with employee evaluation, quarterly and annual reviews
  • Assist Division Director as a liaison between other departments
  • Perform other tasks at the discretion of the Division Director

Programmer / Web Designer - Oni Design Studios

August 2007 – October 2010 (3 years 3 months)
  • Create Flash websites for clients using Adobe Flash CS3
  • Create HTML websites using Adobe Dreamweaver CS3
  • Create graphics using Adobe Photoshop CS3
  • Create web based applications using XML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript
  • Work on projects as needed by the company

Online Computer Instructor - Centura Online

December 2007 – September 2008 (10 months) Teach students using ComCourse's Learning Management System(Moodle) Courses taught include:
  • CS168: Desktop Publishing
  • CSS130: Operating System
  • CS110: Keyboarding I


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Saint Columban University - Olangapo City, Philippines

Associate of Applied Science in Computer Network Management

Centura College - Virginia Beach, Virginia