Christina Williams

Front end developer | People manager

Front end development

With a mobile first outlook, I create clean, responsive and efficient code that looks great and performs well at any screen size.

People management

As a servant leader, I help each member on my team to reach their full potential while also increasing teamwork and growth in my organization.

UX / UI design

Through research, testing, and graphic design, I create beautiful, responsive websites that improve both customer usability and experience.

Resume

Employment

  • Manager, UX & Web Development Apr 2014 – Jul 2016

    VinSolutions | Shawnee, KS
    • Lead 15 team members focused on designing and developing solutions for an automotive website platform. Under my leadership, we reduced the number of QA corrections by 70%, and website lead time by 20%
    • Managed the creation, implementation, and support of a new, fully responsive website platform that increased customer satisfaction.
    • Helped implement a new Lean-Agile process that increased production throughput.
    • Organized company-wide team building events that boosted morale and increased cross-department communication.
  • Front End Web Designer Jun 2013 – Apr 2014

    VinSolutions | Shawnee, KS Contractor until JAN 2014
    • Designed a responsive website template used as a global template for an automotive website platform.
    • Designed and developed customized client websites utilizing HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and Photoshop.
    • Customized websites built using Kentico
    • Developed a library of platform and process documentation used for onboarding and training.
  • Senior Front End Web Developer Nov 2011 – Jun 2013

    TILPRO | Kansas City, MO
    • Designed and developed customized WordPress websites utilizing HTML and CSS.
    • Managed each project from close of sale to website launch, including project proposals, marketing, and post-launch support.
    • Wrote web copy for clients and managed social media for TILPRO.
  • Freelance Web Developer 2009 – 2013

    CMW Development | Kansas City, KS
    • Designed and developed customized WordPress websites utilizing HTML and CSS.
    • Managed each project from sale to launch including budget, project proposals, content creation, and post-launch support.
    • Managed online marketing campaigns for clients including SEO, social media, and blogs.
  • Website Operations Sep 2010 – Nov 2011

    Victorian Trading Company | Lenexa, KS
    • Managed E-Commerce inventory using HTML and CSS.
    • Wrote technical and creative web content.
    • Managed social media accounts and online marketing.

Design & development portfolio

A majority of my work the last few years has been focused on people management. Here are some past projects I've worked on.

Endorsements

  • "Thanks for being the greatest Vin Ambassador for me from the very beginning, as well as the BEST supervisor! I thoroughly enjoyed working with you and the rest of the team."

    Krystal
    Haystak Web Designer
  • "Christina is an excellent Team Lead and gives me confidence that I can accomplish any task given to me, no matter how simple or difficult. Her trust in my abilities makes my job easier."

    Kevin
    VinSolutions Web Designer
  • "We couldn't ask for a better team leader in Christina! She has done such an amazing job being the "voice" for our crew and leading us in a way where we've seen true accomplishment and positive change. Thank you for all of the hard work you've done on our behalf!"

    Sarah
    Haystak Web Designer
  • "In my current job, I have leaders. They're fantastic people who listens to ideas, is willing to implement them, and are just generally good folks. I not only have built myself back up as a web designer, I have exceeded what I thought my limits were. I feel more self-confident in my abilities than ever. Just wanted to say a huge thank you to all the leadership at VinSolutions, particularly Christina Williams."

    Trampas
    VinSolutions Web Designer
  • "Just wanted to say I think you're doing an awesome job with supervising the design queue, swapping pieces around when people are out and helping out yourself, its had a huge impact on the turnaround time for websites going live so THANK YOU!"

    Paul
    VinSolutions WIC Supervisor
  • "I am very encouraged by Christina's enthusiasm about the team lead position. She is always looking for ways to improve her team and is quick to provide management with ideas and feedback. Christina has taken a proactive approach to helping her team grow, and it will pay dividends as the department becomes more technical and advanced."

    Adam
    Haystak Sr. Manager, Websites

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