Walter Verdejo Resume

Summary

I've been working on Internet related business since year 2000 and specifically in online gambling since 2005, specialized as a web designer, frontend engineer and UX. I've managed several teams for years and I like to teach and be taught, and become a better web frontend designer.

My goal is to work on a large company that has a notable presence online. I all about new techniques that involve delivering a better user experience. I enjoy working in a team and achieving my objectives.

Work Experience

Merkur Interactive Services GmbH (Gauselmann Group) (1/9/2014 - Currently)

Brand Design, Full site concept, responsive website xHTML and CMS integration (Typo3), mailings and newsletters, promotion design, print, html5 banners, Tag Manager and Analytics tracking, SEO and UX.

Mola.com (8/2/2011 - 1/1/2014)

Frontend web designer for a on a startup incubator that had websites covering health, gambling, a flash MMORPG game, and online advertising.

Grupocrea.com (1/3/2009 - 8/2/2011)

Head designer for a three person team on a startup incubator. Responsible for task management, tracking and scheduling, design and implementation within the given server-side technology, and coordinating with project managers and programers, serving as UX.

Netplay TV (1/10/2005 - 1/2/2009)

Web designer for a ring of PARLAY based online gamblinging websites. Entire Look and feel, xHTML templates, corporate image, online advertising, newsletters, mailers and customer support interface. Their main website was www.bingos.co.uk, among other smaller casino products.

Suntelecom(1/12/2000- 30/9/2005)

Head designer for an online company, leading a team of 3 designers. My scope of work mainly entailed the coordination of the project development and meet the set targets. Banner and website design.

Auidó Software(1/5/2000- 1/8/2000)

Graphics contribution for game developing [ 'Obscurus destiny' and 'Space Hell' ], Main tools where 3Dstudio MAX and Photoshop.

Isurf media(1/11/1997-1/6/1998)

Head designer for an e-kiosk company. Studying navigation psychology, customer needs, video managing. Responsible for the technical equipment, and also hardware's maintenance.

Serigrafía Puerto Portals(13/2/1997 - 1/4/1997)

Designer for a serigraphic factory, printing corporate material (mainly t-shirts). Responsible for designs and logo processing for the whole company

Additional knowledge and skills

I'm a curious person by nature and autodidact. I like breakdown problems to address solutions. I enjoy working in a team and have a natural talent for communication and teaching. I'm fast and accurate in my work. I love computers and they have been a part of my life since childhood.

Online marketing

I've designed hundreds of banners, majorly for the online gambling industry. (animated gifs and flash), I've designed as well a few microsites, and I had my share of newsletters and html email in general.

Javascript
While I do not consider a programmer, I can provide JavaScript functionality when it comes to frontend, specially using Jquery.
CSS

I've been experimenting with CSS for years now, and I know my way around CSS3, and its perks within the different browsers.

PHP, JSP, ASP

knowledge to work on both server-side platforms, and able to integrate templates on both languages.

SEO

Understanding of the HTML as a correct semantic implementation for search engines to index correctly. Keywords, Meta tags, duplicated content, inbound and outbound links.

Drawing Skills

Able to draw cartoon artwork, either on a vectorial program such as Freehand or Coreldraw, or simply hand drawn.

Domain and hosting management

I run a small hosting reseller project, so I got an aditional background knowledge of certain server-side setups, (apache, MySQL and PHP) wich allows me to understand better the performance of websites and side issues.

CMS integration

I have 8 years of experience working on Wordpress powered websites, a powerful and popular CMS known in the industry, specialized on Shops

Software

My weapons of choice are Adobe Photoshop, Sublime Editor, and CorelDraw. Aditionally, I've worked with Jira, Toggl , Bugzilla, GIT and SVN.

Education

Elementary School
Graduated on Balearic Island University.(PAAU 6,36 final mark)
Logotype and Synthesis

Course certified by W-mega  January 4th 2001, taught by professionals for professionals working in the design sector, Studying Corporate Image and communication of a brand.

Adobe Flash

Course certificated by CAEB on September of 2002, focused on Flash5.0 and MX implementation on web; Animation techniques and dynamic implementation with DHML applications.

ASP

Course certificated by CAEB on October of 2002, focused on Active Server Pages server side technology focused on website with database management to be able to provide dynamic solutions

Corporate Web Portals

Course certified by CAEB on November of 2002, focused on the theory behind corporate portals: New media, Advertising systems, Content Management systems.

Languages

Language Spoken Written
Spanish Native Native
English High High

About Me

Name: Walter Osvaldo Verdejo Beisterveld
Date of birth: June, 23th, 1977
Nationality: Spanish & Dutch
Email: waldito@gmail.com
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/in/waldito
Facebook facebook.com/walditocom
Twitter twitter.com/walditocom
Google+ plus.google.com/+WaldoVerdejo/

Portfolio

Check some of the projects I've designed for startups and gambling