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Gregory Gillis

Designer, Developer, Technical Support

Valencia, PA

gillis@gregimagines.com

724.766.1960


An energetic and creative person, competent graphic and web designer, and proficient technical support provider with an eye for detail. A hard working developer focused on high quality solutions proven to engage users. Successfully works with technical and non-technical professionals. Passionate for continuous learning and improving. Proven leader with positive results, multitasking to deliver solutions on time.


Resume



Work Experience

IT Manager, Marketing Manager
A.T. Merhaut, Inc | Website | Allison Park, PA
Nov 2011 - Current
  • POS/CRM/ERP system delivered reduced yearly costs by 45%
  • Designed, developed, tested, implemented, and maintained. Created images and icons for a custom theme. Based on XML and Odoo qweb
  • Developed a new user interface providing a 10% sales increase and a 72% increase in user retention
  • Added 6000 product images to increase sales and product exposure
  • Saved $1800 by designing and developing commercial over contracting to local companies
  • Daily manage 12 work stations and servers running Windows XP, 7, 10, and 2008 Server, Mac OSX, Ubuntu Desktop and Server

Freelance Designer
GregImagines | Website | Valencia, PA
July 2004 - Current
  • Designed and developed 16 websites for various users implementing custom CSS and HTML with PHP
  • Trained and supported conversion of developed websites to customers for content management
  • Worked directly with end users and site administrators to design and develop content meeting their specifications
  • Developed Proxor’s four tier testing scenario with answer key with various potential solutions to verify qualifications and knowledge of potential web developer candidates from supplied specifications
  • Designed over 140 graphics, logos, artwork for customers in various media

Youth Minister
Holy Sepulcher Parish, St. Richard Parish | Website | Glade Mills, PA
May 2005 - Current
  • Develop bi-weekly programs, coordinate, execute, and evaluate for success and future events
  • Communicate with youth, parents, and staff ensuring program content is clearly understood and meet approved guidelines
  • Recommend changes to staff to evolve and grow program
  • Provided regularly scheduled documentation on participation, content, and planning

Service Technician
Apple, MacOutfitters, Computiverse | Sewickley, PA
May 2008 - Dec 2014
  • Supported 1750 Apple Computers and products including repairs, diagnostics, and unit replacements across the School District
  • Interact directly with corporate Apple, school district employees, and students to create monthly reports and document repairs
  • Reorganized the repair procedures that resulted in saving the school district approximately $5 million in one year
  • Provided support and virus protection for Windows systems. Managed software installation and setup.

Education

Art Institute of Pittsburgh
2011-2012

3D Modeling and Animation


John Carroll University
2004-2008

Communications: Multimedia and Film


Borromeo Seminary
2004-2008

Catholic Theology and Philosophy


Awards/Certifications

National Technical Honor Society
Apple Certified Technician
Knights of Columbus-Degreed Knight
Eagle Scount-National Eagle Scout Associate Member
2009-2013 Quality Service & Customer Satisfaction-Apple

Skills

Profecient

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Communication
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Illustration
  • Leadership
  • Mac OSX
  • Problem Solving
  • Public Speaking
  • Team Player
  • Ubuntu Linux
  • Web Design
  • Windows
  • Wordpress

Knowledgeable

  • Autodesk Maya
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • Odoo

Portfolio

Web Work

Currently Active and Maintained Sites

Business Informational and eCommerce
A.T. Merhaut Inc
A.T. Merhaut, Inc
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Designed, developed, tested, implemented, and maintained. Created images and icons for a custom theme. Based on XML and Odoo qweb.

Personal Informational, Portfolio
Greg Imagines
Greg Imagines
Visit Site

Designed, developed, and maintained. Custom code from ground up. Built using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.


Cloesd to the general public no longer maintained by GregImagines.

Business Informational and eCommerce
A.T. Merhaut Inc
A.T. Merhaut, Inc

Redesigned, developed, tested, implemented, and maintained an updated version of an exisiting site. Created images and icons for a custom theme. Based on ASP and XML using Everest ERP/CRM.

Personal Informational, Portfolio
Greg Imagines
Greg Imagines

Designed, devloped, maintained. Custom code from ground up. Built using HTML, CSS, jquery and JavaScript.

Business Informational
Four Wheeling For Less
Four Wheeling For Less

Custom theme designed for Wordpress using PHP and CSS to meet customer specifications.

Group Informational
PR Field Hockey
Pine-Richland Field Hockey

Custom theme designed for Wordpress using PHP and CSS to meet customer specifications.

Group Informational
WCSewickley
Women's Club of Sewickley

Custom theme designed for Wordpress using PHP and CSS based on existing site.

Illustration/Design

Videography

Christmas Commercial 2017

A.T. Merhaut Inc
Design and illustrated cartoon likenesses of employees. Debuted December 2017 on several cable channels in the Pittsburgh Area through Comcast Advertising. Recored, edited, and synced audio to video clips. Adobe Animator, Adobe Character Builder, Adobe Premiere

Christmas Commercial 2015

A.T. Merhaut Inc
One of three Christmas commercials designed for 2015. Still airing on various networks in the Pittsburgh Area. Design and illustrated cartoon likenesses of employees. Recored, edited, and synced audio to video clips. Adobe Animator, Adobe Character Builder, Adobe Premiere

First Communion Commercial 2016

A.T. Merhaut Inc
Created a compilation of motion typography to sync with animation of product images. Recorded and edited using Adobe Audition, compiled and animated using Adobe Animator, Adobe After Effects, Adobe Premiere