Jeff Lay's Resume on GITLAB Pages

Senior Front-end Developer

jeff at layingitdown dot com


To find a position as a Web Developer where I can use the knowledge and expertise I possess and be challenged to seek out new and innovative solutions; where it’s encouraged to push the envelope; and where I am surrounded by passionate and dedicated individuals.

Technical Skills:

Mac OS X, Drupal (Drush), Ruby on Rails*, HTML5, XHTML, CSS
(Less, Sass and Compass), jQuery, W3C Validation, Git, Subversion, Adobe CS5

* Current Ruby on Rails knowledge to do front-end development.



Front-end Developer

November 2012 - Present

Working as a freelance Front-end Developer for both individual clients and agencies in need of Drupal and static Web/mobile development expertise. Work to ensure the integrity of the design by employing Less, Sass and Compass to style and valid XHTML/HTML5 and that responsive design is employed when needed.

The Creative Department - Cincinnati, OH

Senior Front-end Developer

June 2011 - November 2012

Interactive Designer / Developer

December 2006 - June 2011

Lead Front-end Developer on Web projects for multiple business-to-business, business-to-consumer, education, food service and corporate communications accounts including P&G, Union College, Qvidian, SoHi Grilled Sandwiches, iWireless and Ampac.

  • Develop Drupal, static, PHP, mobile and Dreamweaver
    templated sites
  • Themed .net and Django websites
  • Work to ensure the integrity of the design by employing Less, Sass and Compass to style and valid XHTML/HTML5
  • Provide solutions for optimal user experience that meet
    clients’ needs
  • Assist with functional scope documentation to ensure a streamlined process and deployment
  • Create site maps and wireframes
  • Design Web and mobile sites

DocuStar - Cincinnati, OH

Production Artist

September 2004 - December 2006
Designed and produced internal promotional videos and sales collateral, pre-pressed files and fulfilled production art needs

RPI - Cincinnati, OH

Graphic Designer

December 2003 - September 2004
Concepted and designed print materials, created Web2Print templates, and developed static websites and Flash presentations

River Hills - Loveland, OH

Graphic Designer (Co-Op)

Sept. 2003 - Jan. 2004
Provided design and graphics for a variety of marketing and
promotional materials


Gateway Community & Technical College - Highland Heights, KY 
Associates Degree in Visual Communication Art/Graphic Design
Digital Media (Certificate)
May 2004


1st Place: Visual Communication Portfolio Exhibit - GCTC
Silver Award - 2004/2005 Addy's