Umar H. Soaries Resume

PROFILE

Senior Web Developer specializing in front end development. Experienced with all stages of the development for large and medium web projects. Well versed in numerous programs & languages including Photoshop, Audacity, JavaScript, SQL, CSS and HTML. Strong background in project management and customer service.

EXPERIENCE

Present

Dafixer’s Hideout | Frontend/Backend Website Designer,  Video Creator, Video Editor, Motion Graphic

Front End and Back-end web design using WordPress CMS, Theme and Plugin installation, SEO, Lead pages, ecommerce using Woocommerce, BigCommerce and Shopify. Bug fixing, hack and malware cleaning, content management and formatting, maintenance, and administration.  Editing video for various social media platform including YouTube, Facebook, TikTok, Instagram and Twitch.  Creating motion graphic animations for videos.

2018 – 2020 – Books of Wonder | Shipping & Recieving – Inventory Manager

Wrapping, boxing, and shipping online orders, corporate shipments, and customer-requested merchandise, and owner-specified materials as needed. Receiving, organizing, and distributing stock to appropriate areas of stores. Entering all incoming stock (books, toys, associated merchandise) into the POS database. Setting up new items in the database. Intake and organization of Remainders. Reorganized old and new stock into categories for better location and distribution for sales, specials, and giveaways. Receiving all stock in accordance with its importance. Reporting any and all discrepancies in orders. Assisting customers with missing or lost items, finding books for purchase, and contacting delivery services for updates or to report lost items. Receiving event and author appearance merchandise sufficiently early in case of double, partial, or shot shipments in order to get the order corrected in enough time before events. Daily comparison of the number of books, toys, and associated merchandise against the number reported on purchase orders, packing slips, and invoices against the number in POS database and all store locations (store, back stock, and return shelves.) Scanning, listing, and boxing returns per each publisher. Preparing returns for shipping and shipping out when approved.

2016 – 2017 – Ellen Edwards for Supreme Court Judge Campaign/Social Media Manager

Manage social media campaigns (ads, posting, website, outreach) for campaign to elect Ellen E. Edwards to Supreme Court Judge for Kings County, Brooklyn.   Developed Engaged Community of Followers for Client. Increased Inbound Traffic for Client’s Websites by up to 32 Percent. Developed Content for Clients’ Websites. Applied Analytics Tools to Boost Website’s Reach. Collaborated Closely and Thoughtfully With Web Production Team.  Also assisted with canvasing, outreach, handing out fliers and monitor election poll results.

Crawford & Company Inc. | Senior Administration

Document formatting using MS Office and Adobe Acrobat professional, scanning hardcopies into word and excel documents and database import files. Light maintenance of LAN and desktop maintenance in New York Office, setting up telecommute equipment and software for office staff and adjusters. Part of team to set up company app.

2005 – 2015

Crawford & Company Inc. | Senior Administration

Document formatting using MS Office and Adobe Acrobat professional, scanning hardcopies into word and excel documents and database import files. Light maintenance of LAN and desktop maintenance in New York Office, setting up telecommute equipment and software for office staff and adjusters. Part of team to set up company app.

1997 – 2004

DTIS, INC. | New Media and Office Manager, Web Designer

Set up and installed company website, including model, client and event pages. Set up office equipment; desktops, LAN, printers and copier. Photo retouching and correction using Photoshop. Desktop publishing Quark Xpress.

1995 – 1997

NYU – Dept. of Student Housing | System Administrator

Desktop and remote support of computer and LAN within Student Housing Department, administration of meal plan and POS of college owned food services, repair and replacement of computer equipment as required. Assist Student Housing counseling staff with location of missing students.

1984 – 1995

NYDOT – Coast Guard Governor’s Island | System Manager

In charge of entire Unisys based computer system for Facilities Engineering Department. Putting system together, setting up user desktops, username and passwords, priviledges and training on use of equipment to new and old employees and Coast Guard Personnel.

EDUCATION

1994 – 1997

New York University

Classes in Web Design and Programing in Visual Basic

1980 – 1984

BA – Liberal Arts
New York City Technical College

Skills:

Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premiere, Zoom, OBS, Streaming, Video Editing, Vegas Pro, Windows, iOS, Adobe Illustrator, Web Design, HTML, WordPress, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Pro, Tiktok, Youtube, Writing, Document Conversion, Motion Graphics

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