Hi! My name is Josh Palmeri and I design great experiences.

That's me! Photo © Dave Benthal

Profile

I am a passionate and motivated web designer, developer and photographer with a quintessential blend of creative and technical skill. I am highly detail-oriented. With the big picture in sight, I work to deliver a single, cohesive user experience. I embrace challenge, learn quickly and strive for excellence.

My Goals

  • Improve the user experience by use of best-practices for cross-client compatibility.
  • Build responsively, for mobile and desktop platforms.
  • Build responsibly. Clean code, efficientiently and effectively.
  • Achieve a result that fosters client loyalty and satisfaction.
  • Design with simplicity and elegancy, humility and confidence.
  • Encourage and inspire colleagues to do the same.
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Skills

Technical

  • HTML (5)
  • CSS (3)
  • Javascript
  • jQuery
  • PHP
  • MySQL

Creative

  • UI & UX
  • Responsive
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • In Design
  • Final Cut Pro

On-the-Job

  • Critical Thinking
  • Process Optimization
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Project Management
  • Team Leadership
  • Online Marketing

Presentations

  • Feb 21-25
    2016
    OUTC 2016 Building an Incredible Directory
    Los Angeles, CA Millennium Biltmore
    • In this session, Josh discusses the strategy, design, and implementation of Stony Brook University’s award-winning 40 Under Forty website.
    • View Slides   |   Read More   |   View Site
  • Oct 04-07
    2015
    High Ed Web 2015 A Fresh Perspective on Responsive Web Design
    Milwaukee, WI Wisconsin Center
    • Responsive web design ‘serves others’ by putting ourselves in the users’ shoes and seeing what they see.
    • View Slides   |   Read More
  • Jun 29
    2015
    High Ed Web Alabama A Fresh Perspective on Responsive Web Design
    Tuscaloosa, AL University of Alabama
    • Responsive web design ‘serves others’ by putting ourselves in the users’ shoes and seeing what they see.
    • View Slides   |   Read More
  • Jun 02-05
    2015
    CCCOT 2015 A Fresh Perspective on Responsive Web Design
    Santa Barbara, CA Westmont College
    • Responsive web design ‘serves others’ by putting ourselves in the users’ shoes and seeing what they see.
    • View Slides   |   Watch Video
  • Mar 01-05
    2015
    OUTC 2015 A Fresh Perspective on Responsive Web Design
    Newport Beach, CA Hyatt Regency
    • Responsive web design ‘serves others’ by putting ourselves in the users’ shoes and seeing what they see.
    • View Slides   |   Read More
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Professional Experience

  • Stony Brook University Lead Web Developer Feb. 2014—Present
    • Lead web development for University Marketing & Communications
    • Implement mobile-first responsive design initiative at the University
    • Develop mobile-first PHP Framework for Stony Brook. Maintain and enhance codebase.
    • Convert new designs to complete markup. Iterate and enhance features across sites.
    • Develop project requirements and technical specifications based on client needs.
    • Create and distribute detailed documentation.
    • Develop award-winning sites: Undergraduate Admissions and 40 Under Forty.
    • Collaborate with web partners across Stony Brook campus to improve web governance.
  • Inspiro Designs CEO; Developer & Designer November. 2012—Present
    • Design and develop cutting-edge, mobile-first websites according to client needs
    • Perform full project analysis and UX process flow
    • Manage client communication throughout project lifecycle
    • Provide ongoing support after project completion and delivery
    • Deliver custom CMS solutions and train clients
    • Develop UI/UX with focus on mobile-first interaction and user experience
    • Maintain successful customer relationships and high level of satisfaction
    • Manage billing and finance department
  • Nikon, Inc. CRM Developer Oct. 2012—Feb. 2014
    • Oversee and develop CRM system of over 1.5 million customer records
    • Perform data imports of over 400,000 rows. Cleanse data and perform QA of result.
    • Oversee and lead enterprise-level system integrations between CRM and ERP systems.
    • Develop project requirements and create technical specifications for web-based solutions.
    • Report project status to CRM manager. Lead decision-making for development roadmap.
    • Design and develop Nikon Customer Support website.
    • Monitor site status. Track and resolve bugs expediently.
    • Design and develop Email blasts to list of 1 million + customers and dealers. Plan and manage campaigns.
    • Train CRM system users and administrators.
    • Develop streamlined CRM workflows to improve internal processes of the agent experience.
    • Generate enterprise-level reports at management request. Analyze data and distribute results.
  • Nikon, Inc. Web Associate Feb. 2010—Jan. 2012
    • Design and develop front-end for NikonUSA.com pages and emails
    • Manage UAT and QA process. Implement bug fixes
    • Create and manage content in Teamsite CMS. Train CMS system users

Education

  • Location:
    Dowling College, Oakdale, N.Y.
  • Major:
    Computer Science
  • Minor:
    Web Design
  • Graduated:
    May 2011
  • Degree:
    Bachelors of Science
  • Honors:
    3.93 GPA, Summa Cum Laude Alpha Chi (Secretary) Intern of the Semester (2010)
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Hobbies & Interests

Resources & Contacts

    • Linda Saladon
    • Business Director
    • Living Water Church
    • (631) 506-7534
    • Jeff Wiedre
    • CRM Systems Supervisor
    • Nikon, Inc.
    • (631) 525-1967
    • Robin Greenidge
    • Components Engineer
    • Motorola, Inc.
    • (631) 384-7515
    • Helen Herbst
    • Dayspring Dance Ministries
    • Founder & Director
    • (631) 369-3504
© 2016 Josh Palmeri