Chris Rodriguez Accessibility engineer and web developer resume@chrisrodriguez.me +1 607 333 1667

I'm an accessibility engineer and web developer, focused on building and enhancing great online applications. A champion for semantics and simplicity, I advocate for a better web by making it usable and accessible to everyone, regardless of education, technological level, or ability.

Resume

Employment History

10 years of total professional experience

  1. edX (MIT)

    Role
    Accessibility engineer and web developer
    Location
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Timeframe
    November 2014 - Present

    Job highlights

    • Updated the learning management system to be WCAG 2.0 compliant
    • Rebuilt several dynamic components for improved stability and better accessibility
    • Helped establish and build a UX Pattern Library and assisted with setting accessible standards
  2. Boston University

    Role
    Web developer and accessibility specialist
    Location
    Boston, Massachusetts
    Timeframe
    April 2012 - November 2014

    Job highlights

    • Built several internal web applications
    • Worked with clients (faculty, staff, and students) to solve issues
    • Ramped up accessibility awareness and efforts across the University, often working with the Disability Services Center
    • Conducted usability and accessibility tests for web apps using faculty and student volunteers across the University
  3. Moonlight Creative Group

    Role
    Web consultant
    Location
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Timeframe
    May 2006 - early 2014

    Job highlights

    • Sole web developer for the company
    • Created wireframes, sitemaps, and visual mockups as needed
    • Handled the creation of web sites, including hosting setup and database management
    • Key decision maker for web-related strategies
  4. Above the Fold Design

    Role
    UX Designer
    Location
    Cambridge, Massachusetts
    Timeframe
    May 2011 - March 2012

    Job highlights

    • Responsible for the visual design of SaaS interfaces
    • Created wireframes, mockups and functional prototypes
    • Participated in client-facing meetings and table discussions
  5. Eben Design

    Role
    Web developer and "chief technology officer"
    Location
    Athens, Georgia
    Timeframe
    June 2008 - May 2011

    Job highlights

    • Lead developer for web content and clients
    • Worked across time zones and was able to keep up with high demand in a fast-paced environment
    • Built custom content management systems
    • Served as office IT/tech support
  6. Truematter

    Role
    Information architect
    Location
    Columbia, South Carolina
    Timeframe
    May 2006 - June 2008

    Job highlights

    • Gathered and organized content
    • Designed intuitive systems of navigation and content flow
    • Created user personas, wireframes, sitemaps, and site flow charts
    • Produced web interface designs

Education

Received BA in Visual Communication Design from Winthrop University in 2006.

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I enjoy trail running, photography, casual gaming, shooting sports, the great outdoors, good beer, bourbon, and scotch. Also, Go Dawgs!

Exploration projects

I explore and learn by fiddling with code. Here are some of the projects I'm learning about:

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