Resume

Court Batson

Web Developer and Online Media Consultant

Hard working web developer committed to developing effective brand and ecommerce websites.

Expertise

  • Responsive Web Design
  • PHP
  • Git
  • Sass
  • CSS
  • SEO
  • Structured Data
  • jQuery
  • WordPress
  • AMP (Google Accelerated Mobile Pages)
  • LAMP
  • Ubuntu
  • CentOS
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Google APIs
  • Facebook API
  • Facebook Instant Articles
  • Amazon Web Services
  • Opencart
  • MVC

Professional Experience

  • Web Developer Bent Media New Orleans, LA 1997 – 2017

    Production of web sites, Responsive web design, LAMP, Ubuntu, CentOS, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Git, Sass, jQuery, Flash, CSS, AMP (Google Accelerated Mobile Pages), Structured Data, Google APIs, Facebook API, Facebook Instant Articles, WordPress backend, WordPress custom development of themes and plugins, Amazon Web Services, Opencart, MVC, rich media, storyboarding, screensavers.

    Clients included:
    • Camellia Brand
    • Tabasco
    • evamor
    • Audubon Institute
    • Rouses Markets
    • Tulane University
    • Blanchard and Company
    • Brock Beauty
    • Ponderosa Stomp
  • Freelance Designer, Web Programmer, and VR Photographer cbdesignstudio New Orleans, LA 2004 – 2012

    Design and Production of web sites, Custom CMS, Wordpress, HTML email, VR Photography

    Clients included:
    • Aidan Gill for Men
    • Syndey Byrd Photography
    • Em’s Clothing
    • Egg Yolk Jubilee
    • Harris Antiques
    • New Orleans Luxury Rental
    • New Orleans Outreach
  • Instructor University College of Tulane, Media Arts New Orleans, LA 2003

    • Instructor, Introduction to Computer Illustration.

      Basic issues of illustration, using the computer as a drawing tool. Students were introduced to both creative and professional applications of technology to drawing, color theory and systems, and computer-based artistic production with design software. The course examines the role of digital illustration in art history and addresses the application of classroom knowledge to solving problems in desktop publishing.

    • Instructor, Introduction to Graphic Design.

      Introducing graphic design through color theory, typography, advertising techniques, layout, poster design, logo design and presentation. Students were introduced to Quark Xpress and used more traditional techniques.

Education

  • M.F.A., Electronic Visualization Mississippi State University 1993 – 1997

    Studied Multimedia and 3d Animation

  • B.F.A., Illustration Savannah College of Art and Design 1988 – 1992

References available upon request.
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