Michele

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Michele Hindman
Senior Web Architecture Manager, UX Consultant

I am fiercely passionate about making websites accomplish defined, measurable goals.

Summary

Over the last 9 years, I have:

  • Advocated the needs of our visitors over internal politics for over 100 websites.
  • Written hundreds of pages of reports, tutorials, and guides to help people with their websites.
  • Expertly delivered all aspects of creating websites, including visual design, front-end development, back-end development, information architecture, copywriting, and overall UX.
Skills

Skills

HTML/CSS
JavaScript
PHP
MySQL
Drupal
SEO
Photoshop
Python
Django
C/C++
Linux
Apache
Experience

2015 — Present

Senior Web Architecture Manager
University of North Texas

I lead a team that is responsible for the design, development, and administration of all web services for the College of Arts & Sciences. We serve over 12,000 students and 600 faculty and staff.

My responsibilities include:

  • Administering 40+ Drupal websites.
  • Creating social media strategies for over 30 departments and programs.
  • Training hundreds of faculty and staff on how to edit their websites.
  • Conducting UX research and usability tests to ensure our web services are meeting defined, measurable goals.

2009 — 2015

Web Architecture Manager
University of North Texas
  • Led workshops for faculty and staff on how to write for the web, create personas, and use site inventories.
  • Trained hundreds of faculty and staff on how to edit their websites through training sessions, how-to articles, and one-on-one meetings.
  • Developed a website for accepting and reviewing applications to the Department of Psychology’s graduate program, used by over 1,400 people a year.
  • Developed a service catalog website for our IT organization, now used by faculty and staff to submit over 2,000 requests and problems via the web per year.
  • Reduced the average time to create new websites from 2 weeks to 30 minutes by automating the majority of the tasks involved in creating a basic website.

2006 — 2009

Web Developer
University of North Texas
  • Created mockups and wireframes for clients after meeting with them to determine their needs and goals using sketches, Balsamiq, and Photoshop.
  • Developed 25+ websites for a variety of organizations, including academic departments, centers & institutes, research programs, and events using HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript.
Education

2013 — Present

Information Technology, Bachelor of Arts
University of North Texas

2003 — 2009

Communication Design & New Media
University of North Texas
Certifications

2012

ITIL Foundation
Information Technology Infrastructure Library