About

Galen Wilk

6 Adelaide Terrace, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
info@galenwilk.com | 617.942.0560 | http://galenwilk.com

Experience:

Co-Founder, Barackman & Wilk, LLC, Boston, MA (September 2014 - Present)

  • Provide design and front-end development consulting for clients’ web applications
  • Manage company finances and business administration
  • Acquire and build client relationships

Senior Front-End Developer, Leaf, Cambridge, MA (May 2012 - Present)

  • Develop Leaf Point of Sale emulator, a sales and prototyping web application
  • Lead front-end development for Leaf Business, a merchant-facing web application
  • Design and develop Leaf Tools, an internal account management web application
  • Build and maintain Leaf’s responsive marketing website (leaf.me)
  • Supervise junior front-end developer

Web Designer, Council of Better Business Bureaus, Arlington, VA (August 2011 - May 2012)

  • Designed and built responsive, public-facing page templates for BBB’s custom CMS
  • Developed UI prototypes for BBB’s custom CMS administration
  • Oversaw more than 100% growth in monthly visits to BBB web properties between 2009 and 2012

Digital Design Manager, Council of Better Business Bureaus, Arlington, VA (January 2009 - August 2011)

  • Designed BBB’s public-facing web applications and pages including:
    • BBB online complaint system
    • BBB business and charity search application
  • Developed functional specifications and led design of BBB’s custom CMS
  • Designed BBB.org mobile website

User Experience Designer, Council of Better Business Bureaus, Arlington, VA (August 2007 - January 2009)

  • Led redesign of BBB’s public-facing business and charity search application
  • Redesigned Brand Resource Center portion of company intranet
  • Developed various page templates and graphics in preparation for launch of new company website

Intern, Flyte New Media, Portland, ME (June 2007 - August 2007)

  • Updated clients’ web sites with new images, text and buttons
  • Created new pages consistent with existing sites’ design framework

Education:

Bachelor of Arts, Emerson College, Boston (2007)

  • Major: New Media
  • Minor: Photography

Skills:

Software

  • Proficient with Adobe CC, Sublime Text, Git, Subversion, JIRA/Confluence, Basecamp, WordPress, Hubspot
  • Knowledgeable with Final Cut Pro, Adobe After Effects

Programming Languages and Frameworks

  • Proficient with HTML5, CSS, SASS, jQuery, AngularJS, Pattern Lab, Bootstrap
  • Knowledgeable with Ruby on Rails, EmberJS, PHP, MySQL, XML, ASP.Net, LESS

Activities:

Soccer

  • BSSL Men’s Soccer, Manager, Forward (2011 - Present)
  • Emerson Varsity Men’s Soccer, Goalkeeper (2003 - 2006)
    • All-Academic Team (2003 - 2006)