alvin ubiera

4606 Willowbend Blvd, Houston, TX 77035

tel :: 713.680.8999      cel :: 832.279.6069

profile

Twelve years’ experience in web development, web project management, and SharePoint UX development. Proficient in a wide variety of development, content creation and multimedia applications, with a keen sensibility for design and grasp of modern web technologies. Intellectually curious, with the ability to self-teach new technologies and creatively apply them in solving development challenges.

  • Front End Developer with strong XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery skills and sense of design
  • Certified in SharePoint 2010 and Querying SQL Server 2012
  • Strong interpersonal and customer relations skills from 12 years of teaching.
  • Professionally fluent in English and Spanish
MCTP SharePoint 2010 Configuration (Exam 70-667)
MCP Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (Exam 70-461)

key skills

  • SharePoint 2010/2013 UX/UI Development
  • HTML5/CSS3

  • WordPress
  • jQuery
  • JavaScript
  • ASP.NET/C#
  • Visual Studio
  • SharePoint Designer
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Dreamweaver

experience

Rand Group, LLC; Houston, TX

2 ½ years / Apr. 2012 – January 2015

Associate – Performed UX/UI development for various Microsoft SharePoint implementations and WordPress projects. Using various UX/UI and development tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, UXPin, SharePoint Designer and Visual Studio, created custom solutions for clients in the oil and gas, manufacturing, and distribution industries.

  • www.bdosolutions.com/ca/ – WordPress development for site with integrated Microsoft CRM/ClickDimensions marketing automation
  • Trimark USA – SharePoint 2013 UX/UI development for internal document management system
  • Gibson Environmental Services – SharePoint 2010 UX/UI development for HR Department site with Employee Information System featuring an employee card lookup interface with automatic employee file retrieval and integration with ADP HR web service
  • Sidewinder Drilling – SharePoint 2010 UX/UI development for corporate intranet with integrated Business Intelligence metrics. The rig sites were designed and tested for high latency connections

ContentActive, LLC; Houston, TX

14 months / Feb. 2011 – April 2012

Junior Project Manager – Managed 20+ client accounts providing a wide range of web project management services including requirements gathering, business process diagramming, information architecture design, UI design & wireframes, content layout and loading, project budgeting, scheduling, and control.

  • www.argos-us.com – Webpage for US subsidiary of South American concrete/cement conglomerate ARGOS, S.A. Interfaced with branding agency Savage, Inc. to produce website with high aesthetic standards and a custom integration of Google Maps to list plant locations.
  • www.bearesourcehouston.org – Website for a Houston-based non-profit that provides help to children of Child Protection Services. Worked closely with stakeholders to develop systems that support online donations and a unique in-kind gift and sponsorship program.
  • www.skv.com – Web and mobile site for Smyser, Kaplan & Veselka LLC law firm

Berry Whale Internet Marketing; Santo Domingo, D. R.

1 year / May. 2008 - May 2010

Web Developer - Performed contract work for an Internet marketing firm.

  • North Point International Institute – Joomla/Moodle site for an online institute based in Puerto Rico.
  • Sansouci - Port of Santo Domingo – Site re-launch by transforming a Flash-based site into an SEO-optimized XHTML site, integrated CushyCMS and a commercial ASP news articles system. Produced PDF user manuals.

CreativEliza, S. A.; Santo Domingo, D. R.

5 years / Feb. 2004 - May 2009

Web Developer - Headed web development at CreativEliza, S.A., an American-owned boutique design and creative consulting firm. Duties included extensive verbal/written translation and client interfacing in Spanish and English, which were instrumental to the firm’s success in serving its international clients. Designed sitemaps, built XHTML templates from Photoshop comps, prepared images, and formatted content into XHTML/CSS. Installed and customized Joomla, Menalto Gallery, Wordpress, Javascript form processing and validation scripts, AJAX scripts, sIFR text, and Modal Windows (Lightbox JS, Multibox).

  • www.fishinglodgecapcana.com – XHTML/CSS pages, Flash animations and interactive map, LightboxJS Ajax scripts, Spanish>English translation.
  • www.bnk-music.com – XHTML/CSS pages, Flash animations, LightboxJS Ajax scripts. PHP member registration forms and database design

other skills

MS Office

  • InfoPath
  • Visio
  • Excel

Content Creation

  • Flash
  • Premiere
  • Fireworks

Architectural/Engineering

  • AutoCAD
  • Sketchup
  • 3D Studio Max

Web

  • Joomla
  • PHP/MySQL

education

Independent Study

2012-2015

Microsoft Certifications:

  • Microsoft SharePoint 2010 Configuration (70-667)
  • ;Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (70-461)

Other Courses:

  • Learn jQuery: An In-depth Course For Beginners (Online – Udemy.com)
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Certification Training Exam 70-461 (Online – Udemy.com)
  • Learning Bootstrap 3 (Online – Udemy.com)
  • SharePoint Web Developer (Remote Workshop)
  • SharePoint 2013 Responsive Design (Remote Workshop)

Houston Community College, Houston, TX

2011 - 2012

Courses in:

  • ASP.NET Programming
  • Project Management at E- Speed (Online)
  • Beginner’s C# Programming (Online)
  • Intermediate C# Programming (Online)

Instituto Tecnológico de Las Américas, Santo Domingo, D.R.

2008 - 2009

Courses in:

  • Introduction to Programming
  • Basic PHP
  • Cisco CCNA 2.0, Module 1 of 4

Universidad Nacional Pedro Henríquez Ureña, Santo Domingo, D.R.

1982-1985; 1987-1991

  • School of Architecture – 190 credit hours

portfolio

Websites

  • www.bdosolutions.com – for Rand Group: WordPress/PHP development for responsive website using Bootstrap-enabled Roots framework. Marketing automation integration using Microsoft CRM 2011 and ClickDimensions
  • www.lsretail.com/fashion – for Rand Group: WordPress/PHP development for responsive microsite using Bootstrap-enabled Roots framework
  • www.japan-fest.org – Freelance:Wordpress installation and commercial template customization.
  • www.fishinglodgecapcana.com – for CreativEliza: XHTML/CSS pages, Flash animations and interactive map, LightboxJS Ajax scripts, Spanish>English translation. (Nonextant)
  • www.bnk-music.com – for CreativEliza: XHTML/CSS pages, Flash animations, LightboxJS Ajax scripts, PHP member registration forms and database design. (Nonextant)
  • www.obinsa.com.do – Freelance: web design, XHTML/CSS pages, Flash animations, Ajax scripts, English>Spanish copywriting and translation.
  • www.therrestra.com – for CreativEliza: XHTML/CSS pages, Flash animations and menus, setup customized Flashnifties Media Gallery, Spanish>English translation, Adobe Contribute integration and training.