Technology Biography

Jakob Ward | +1 (234) 813-4319

Professional Summary

I am a self-motivated visionary and executor of emerging web technologies, aimed at automating business services and leveraging data to visualize results. My experience comfortably combines both UI/UX/graphic history with a strong, comprehensive ability for programming and application development. I am comfortable as head of the team and have excellent inter and intra-communication skills.

Core Qualifications

  • Superior knowledge of modern web ( HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap )
  • Strong knowledge of frameworks ( Joomla, WordPress )
  • Extensive proficiency with PHP and MySQL ( as well as ColdFusion )
  • High analytical and design skills


Chief Technologist, Consultant, ColdFusion Developer
E19 Creative *
1999 – Present | Akron, OH USA

My responsibilities include front and back end design of internal and external web applications and websites. Front-end ( UI and UX ) technologies include HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, and Bootstrap. Back-end ( server-side ) technologies include ColdFusion and PHP utilizing MySQL databases. I also program in ActionScript 2 and 3 as needed for FLASH - as well as FLEX development. I have a general understanding of Agile development and have utilized Scrum.

As a technologist I provide consultation for the design and development of new web projects - acting as liaison between the different departments of enterprise - sales, marketing, accounting - while managing quality control and supervision of project completion.

On the technical side I perform OS X Server setup and management, ColdFusion setup and management, LINUX/UNIX command line work, and MySQL database management. I emphasize redundant setups and perform hourly backups ( minimum ) to insure data integrity and security.

Browser compatibility, print design, marketing services ( email marketing, press & publicity, business automation ), and branding are also part of my normal tasks.

* formerly Akron Robotics, Akron Digital Studio, Market Robotique, Proto Digitales

Previous Experience

Chief Technologist / Software Engineer
Fawcett Design
2010-2012 | Cuyahoga Falls, OH USA

Responsible for managing client websites and application development. Worked with HTML5, CSS3, PHP, JQuery, Javascript, FLEX, and ColdFusion daily. Utilized Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Flash Builder. Planned, built, and deployed interactive and metric applications to meet customer needs. Utilized SVN for project collaboration.

Design & Development
The University of Akron
2007-2009 | Akron, OH USA

Provided media services, was introduced to ColdFusion, and maintained network computers. Responsible for editing and converting digital media for use on the Springboard education platform.

2006-2008 | Akron, OH USA

Responsible for in-house LINUX server, designing web sites and web applications, managing email survey campaigns, maintaining existing Flash applications for 30+ customers. Utilized PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ActionScript 2.


I am well versed in the following applications: Adobe Acrobat, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Adobe Flash Builder, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, ColdFusion Builder, ColdFusion Server, MAMP, DigiDesign Pro Tools, as well as most utility applications including wire-framing, planning/visualization software, and programmer essential utilities. I am fluent in the following technologies: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, ColdFusion, ActionScript 2 & 3, MySQL, Bootstrap, Linux, UNIX.

I am familiar with all versions of Mac OS and Windows, as well as many flavors of LINUX.

Jakob Ward | +1 (234) 813-4319

Projects & Clients

Kentucky Fried Chicken
Girl Scouts of America
Half Mile Home
Ohio KFC
Florida KFC
TENS Wholesale
DreamSTATE Akron
Connie Bloom
Hudson Incentives

Fawcett Design

ADB Airfield
Wayne Dalton
Ohio Valley Guitar
Excelsior Marking
Mulberry Marketing


Chuck E. Cheese
Akron Advertising Federation
KARAM Companies
NeTeam ( Weatherhead 100 )
Semeli ( Eurocosmetic NA )
Don Snyder Photography

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Akron, Ohio