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Chris Sumption is a web content specialist with a graphic design backstory who develops accessible pages by day and fights crime with his interoperable digital humanities ray gun by night:

  • Web Production and Management: WordPress, TeamSite, Adobe Experience Manager, Drupal, Omeka, MediaWiki, SharePoint, YouTube, Microsoft Forms, Microsoft Power Automate, Microsoft Power BI, Google Analytics, Google Programmable Search, and Google Search Console.
  • Web Development: Over 5 years proficiency working with HTML, CSS, WCAG, Language Access, XML, PHP, and JavaScript. Additional experience working with JSON and SQL database technologies.
  • Digital Design: Over 5 years design and photo editing experience using Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Canva, GIMP, and CorelDRAW. Additional video editing and captioning experience using YouTube, Adobe Premiere and Handbrake.

Bellevue School District logo

Responsive Informational Site

Bellevue School District - WordPress Technical Web Content Manager (2018 to 2023).

Bellevue School District Landing Page

Role and deliverables:

Technical Web Content Manager who:

Performed web production duties for (1) district and (29) school websites. Developed compliant pages and webforms. Edited stakeholder content for usability and SEO. Skills: WordPress, SharePoint, HTML, CSS, PHP, WCAG, YouTube, GIMP, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Forms, Power Automate, Microsoft Teams, static file management, documentation, and project management.

Enhanced user experience for district websites and webforms. Actively curated news post content across relevant website channels. Developed community focused web page layouts. Skills: Responsive web design, search engine optimization, Google Programmable Search, language access, and accessibility.

Partnered with over (75) district content owners to keep district web pages, web forms, and static files relevant, accessible, and compliant. Managed a regular content auditing compliance schedule. Developed internal channels to facilitate two-way communication.

Partnered with and supported over (150) district website content editors. Provided initial training, ongoing training, consultation, and technical support. Developed accessible training resources and internal content editor communication channels.

Created technology strategies that managed risks and showcased accomplishments and key outcomes. Developed processes and procedures for website publishing, user experience, operations, style guide, disaster recovery, security, record retention, localization, accessibility, and privacy (FERPA).

Provided BSD decision makers with relevant website analytics. Supplied website content production, website traffic, programmable search, and organic search data for use in communications planning. Skills: Google Analytics, Google Programmable Search, Google Search Console, Microsoft Power BI.

Maintained and developed the district website Content Management System (CMS). Updated core CMS files, plugins, theme, and user permission taxonomies. Developed theme updates and website architecture enhancements.

Team:

Technical Web Content Manager on a team with 1 Web Content Specialist, 1 Digital Social Media Marketing Specialist, 1 Communication Engagement Specialist and 1 Assistant Director of Communications all reporting to the Chief Communication and Engagement Officer.

Tools and Skills:

WordPress, SharePoint, HTML, CSS, PHP, WCAG, User Experience, Responsive Web Design, Language Access, Search Engine Optimization (SEO), YouTube, GIMP, Adobe Premiere, Microsoft Forms, Microsoft Power Automate, Microsoft Teams, Microsoft Power BI, Google Analytics, Google Programmable Search, Google Search Console, and SFTP.


Kaiser Permanente logo

Informational Intranet Site

Kaiser Permanente MyHR Connection Integration - New page design implementation (2018).

Kaiser Permanente MyHR Connection Landing Page

Role and deliverables:

Lead web developer responsible for implementing a new intranet portal design that was:

  • Compliant with current Kaiser Permanente brand and usability guidelines.
  • Backwards compatible with the portal's legacy HTML architecture (Dreamweaver Templating).

Team:

Lead web developer on a team with 1 designer, 1 communications specialist, 1 technical project manager, and 1 program manager, all reporting to the Manager of Information Technology.

Tools:

HTML, CSS, JavaScript, SFTP, and Photoshop.

Responsive Informational Site, Static Intranet Site, and Mobile Application

Kaiser Permanente Washington - Web and mobile content updates (2017 - 2018).

Kaiser Permanente Washington

Role and deliverables:

Web producer and user experience consultant responsible for the:

  • Management of a time sensitive queue of content updates from a diverse range of stakeholder groups (Marketing, Scientific, Care Management, Provider, Sales, and Operations).
  • Editing of content to meet organizational brand guidelines and usability standards.
  • Editing and optimization of image assets.
  • Implementation of JavaScript functionality into static HTML pages.

Team:

One of 2 web producers on a team with 2 developers, 2 designers, 1 functional analyst, 1 quality assurance test engineer and 1 technical project manager, all reporting to the Manager of Information Technology.

Tools:

TeamSite, HTML, CSS, XML, XSL, JavaScript, JSON, FTP, Photoshop, and Rally.


Fred Hutch logo

Responsive Informational Intranet Site

Fred Hutch Centernet/Extranet - Content migration to Adobe Experience Manager (AEM) (2016).

Fred Hutch Office of Sponsored Research Landing Page

Role and deliverables:

Web producer and user experience consultant responsible for the:

  • Accurate transferal and editing of over 450 web pages and 700 static files from a legacy CMS to a new AEM implementation.
  • Conversion of static web based file content to dynamic responsive HTML pages.
  • Editing of content to ensure proper use of organizational brand style guidelines.

Team:

One of 4 producers on a team with 2 back end developers, 1 front end developer, 1 web designer, 2 writers, and 1 technical project manager all reporting to the Director of Design and User Experience (Communications and Marketing).

Tools:

Adobe Experience Manager, HTML, CSS.


Space-Time Data Visualization

Google Maps Web Application

Independent digital humanities research (2016-2018).

Data Visualization Web Application screenshot

Role and deliverables:

Project manager and user experience consultant responsible for the design and development of a web application that leverages traditional illustration, graphic design, and user experience techniques to display space-time metadata on a two-dimensional map.

Tools:

HTML, CSS, Javascript, JSON, Geographic Information Systems (GIS), Google Maps API.


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Prototype RESTful Application Programing Interface (API) for TEI-XML Transcriptions

Apitext website - Student web development project (2016).

Apitext explainer video Apitext infographic poster Apitext explainer video

Role and deliverables:

Project manager and user experience consultant responsible for the:

  • Delivery of a working RESTful API prototype that makes history more accessible to a broader audience of learners within a six week development cycle using Agile methodologies and thoughtful project management. View Apitext Project Documentation (PDF)
  • Design of relevant, understandable user documentation and infographics for a mostly non-technical audience.

Team:

Project manager and user experience consultant on a team with 1 designer and 1 developer.

Tools:

HTML, CSS, PHP, XML, JavaScript, JSON.