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When teams collaborate to intentionally design interfaces that people love to use and platforms that empower every individual, we have the potential to positively impact lives around the globe. In our increasingly connected world, there is no limit on the influence of software in molding and enhancing a more inclusive and supportive reality for the benefit of all people.

Jordan Duncan
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Name : Jordan Duncan
Phone : +1 717 799 8387
Email : jordandunc@gmail.com
Address : Austin, TX, USA
LinkedIn : jordandunc
Twitter : thejordanduncan
Medium : @jordanduncan
Facebook : jdunc

Work

Please enjoy this collection of recent projects.

My creation process emphasizes continual transparent communication between clients and team-members, test driven development and the agile project management method.

Above all, I put people first.

Services

Your web presence, perfected.

  • UX / UI Design

    Intuitive, easy and beautiful. The most effective products and services are the easiest ones to use. Through A|B testing, focus groups and a user centered design process, I focus on making applications that people love to use.

  • WEB ENGINEERING

    Availability, distribution and consistency. You want your content accessible instantly 24/7, and I know which tools will ensure it. Let me take care of the databases and distribution, servers and scalability so you can focus on making your customers happy.

  • Test Driven Development

    "A goal without a plan is just a wish..." I begin development by first writing front and back end tests so I always have a clear path towards achieving specific design and data structure requirements that meet all of your needs.

  • TEAMWORK

    Incredible projects are achieved when passionate and dedicated people continually engage in open communication. I'm honest about what I can do and what I need from you to make that happen, so let's have fun making awesome things together.

  • AGILE DEVELOPMENT

    Rapid iteration, daily reflections and smart task management. Being agile means I set hourly goals, track specific accomplishments and continuously review progress. I get work done efficiently and effectively.

  • CONTENT CREATION

    Search engine optimization, coordinated social media and print campaigns, live events. Whatever your mission, we'll work together to reach your audience and convert more customers through research and data based solutions.

Employment

My experience in different fields provide valuable skills from different industries and ultimately led me here to my true passion, digital design and development.

  • March 2017 - Present

    co-founder | iOS developer

    grain


    At the guidance of several professionals in the healthcare and entrepreneurship fields, I am working directly with a business and sales oriented co-founder, as we build an iOS app that helps people achieve mindfulness and presence in their daily lives through simple actions that help you joyously reconnect with the present moment. We are currently in pre-release testing, and I am creating the app using react-native and swift to design and develop

  • March 2017 - Present

    back-end developer

    Hero Anywhere


    During a 40 hour stretch we were tasked with creating an innovative solution to 5 challenge scenarios in humanitarian assistance and disaster relief. I worked with a team to create www.heroanywhere.com, a movement to connect disaster volunteers with disaster relief organizers and community organizations, and now I'm developing the registration portal in node.js, express and postgreSQL.



  • 2016-Present

    co-founder | web designer

    et.simple


    et.simple connects verified web developers of all levels with clients who need their expertise. As more software is developed and more engineers enter the market, there is increasing demand to connect the right people with projects they're passionate about.

  • 2009-Present

    eCommerce web designer

    CTC Lollipop


    Designed and continually update e-commerce website that sees tens of thousands of dollars in yearly sales. Further, I built the online presence from no members to hundreds of engaged social media and email subscribers.

  • 2013-2014

    graphic designer | marketing

    Hajim School of Engineering


    I Designed web and print flyers, banners, cards and marketing images; expanded the social media brand presence; and updated the organization's website with upcoming events and opportunities.

  • 2014-2015

    RNA Lab Technician

    Yu Lab, U of Rochester Biochemistry Department


    While working under Dr. Yi-Tao Yu I carried out procedures to investigate the effects of pseudouridylation on the resiliency of rRna. My duties required strong attention to minute details, continual documentation and open comunication within a small team. Some of my daily activities included micropipetting hundreds of unique solutions, centrifuging, in vivo incubation, gel electrophoresis, blot analysis and data synthesis.

  • 2014

    Emergency Medical Technician

    Lancaster EMS


    In conjunction with the Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences I trained and volunteered as an emergency medical technician where I learned the fundamental principles of how to care and transport the sick and injured.

  • 2011 - 2013

    Finance and Administration Assistant

    Hajim School of Engineering


    I served as Assistant to Director of Finance and Administration where I: Maintained online encumbrances and payments database, analyzed and reported financial data, created monthly account summaries and investigated discrepancies., helped launch the online Bravo Chip employee excellence webpage, and helped develop an online protocol wiki

  • 2011 - 2013

    Staff Writer

    Lancaster Newspapers


    I researched, wrote and edited local and national news stories at the discretion of the editor. I was paired with a staff journalist who mentored me on effective communication, meaningful inquisitions and understanding the unspoken. I learned to always be questioning, that my work can always be improved through collaboration with others and that people are excited to share their stories with you when you're genuinely interested.

Skills

There's a lot I already know about web design and development, and I still learn something new everyday.

HTML 5
CSS 4
Javascript
PHP
Photoshop

Education

I'm a lifelong learner dedicated to learning and teaching every day.

  • 2017

    Software Engineering

    Galvanize


    Galvanize is a 21st century approach to higher education. I'm learning the technical software engineering tools needed to create complete web applications and sites through immersive engagement and practice. After six months I'll have a strong foundation in problem solving techniques, full-stack javascript frameworks such as: Node, Express, Angular and PostgreSQL (NEAP), and the understanding needed to learn and incorporate any programming language needed for specific projects.

  • 2016

    Digital Media Studies

    University of Rochester


    Rochester is the ideal place to explore the connections between digital technology, critical analysis, production, and innovation. Our digital media studies (DMS) major combines: An interdisciplinary approach to the liberal arts A tradition of expertise in imagining and entrepreneurship Ties to the George Eastman Museum, the world’s oldest photography museum and one of the oldest film archives A University-wide commitment to supporting digital technology and the arts We believe that those who understand the history and theory of media will be better producers of them. Likewise, those who know how media are produced will be better able to analyze them. As a result, DMS is one of the few majors in the nation that combines the study, analysis, and interpretation of media with its production.