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Resume of Daniel Blake Senior Front-end Web Developer

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Senior Front-end  Web Developer with 16 years of experience writing accessible  HTML, CSS & JavaScript. Proven ability in optimizing website performance and front-end workflows.


Senior Developer, WDG

Remote – 2018 - Present


  • Write HTML, CSS & JavaScript that meets WCAG 2.1 AA and Section 508 Standards.
  • Create post types, taxonomies and content models in WordPress.
  • Create WordPress websites using both classic editor and Gutenberg.
  • Build custom Gutenberg blocks for WordPress.
  • Maintain websites by working with client tickets in JIRA

Senior Front-end Web Developer/Team Lead, LMO

Baltimore, MD – 2012 - 2018


  • Manage two full time front-end developers in addition to freelancers.
  • Coordinate with project managers and team leads and schedules and timelines.
  • Create & update the front-end workflow using a combination of NPM Scripts, Gulp & Grunt.
  • Write HTML, CSS & JavaScript that meets WCAG 2.0 AA and Section 508 Standards.
  • Develop websites in WordPress & ExpressionEngine.


  • Reduced visual bugs in production code by introducing visual regression testing.
  • Worked on multiple award winning websites including 1 Gold & 2 Silver D.C. Addy Awards.

Senior Front-end Web Developer, Videology Group

Baltimore, MD – 2012


  • Oversaw a team of 3 remote front-end developers.
  • Converted design files into valid HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Worked with the .NET team to ensure proper code integration and visual standards.

Front-end Web Developer, The Berndt Group

Baltimore, MD – 2008 - 2012


  • Converted Photoshop & Fireworks files into valid HTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Collaborated with .NET developers on template production in various CMS.
  • Coded HTML email for clients and internal marketing.
  • Reviewed code produced by co-workers and sub-contractors.


  • Worked on websites that won 15 awards including 1 Gold ADDY, 2 Silver Davey Awards, 1 Gold and 2 Silver W3 Awards

Web Designer/Developer, Custom Direct

Bel Air, MD – 2005 - 2008


  • Wrote HTML, CSS & JavaScript for 10 e-commerce sites.
  • Designed and coded multiple marketing microsite & HTML emails.
  • Developed a Flash interface that allowed customers to add personal photos to products.
  • Reviewed website analytics and suggested website updates to increase conversions.

Teaching & Speaking

Ink & Pixels - Presenter, Baltimore AIGA

Baltimore MD - 2015

Instructor Front-end Web Development Course, Betamore Academy

Baltimore, MD - 2014

Blend - Speaker, Baltimore AIGA

Baltimore MD - 2012


Community College of Baltimore County,Baltimore MD

Associates of Applied Science in Internet and Technology, 2002
Associates of Applied Science in Multimedia Technology, 2001
Associates of Arts in Arts & Science, 2000