Professional Biography

About Chris Breault

Chris Breault has over twenty-six years of experience in the software industry. She’s a college graduated Web Developer and a specialist in information architecture with expertise in all aspects of Web Development, including all services that support the infrastructure of web sites based on individual needs. In addition, Christina is fluently bilingual in English and Portuguese.

Professional Experience

Consultant & Coach | 2012—Present

Chris advises her clients and students toward the best solutions based on individual and unique needs.

Web Designer Sr. | 02/2007—09/2012

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Corporate Communications Office

Contractor initially through Chickasaw Nation Industries (02/07–03/10) and then through Lockheed Martin (03/10–09/12)

Web site design and development, information architecture implementation and UI design utilizing in depth skills and expertise in usability issues, along with templates design and content management. Heavy usage of CSS techniques. Complete redesign of the District’s public Web and intranet sites with special devotion to ADA requirements. Oversight of Section 508 compliance on web content. Ongoing websites maintenance. Software used: Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Fireworks, SharePoint and MS Office including Visio.

Webmaster / Web Designer | 12/2005—01/2007

Beaver Street Fisheries, Inc. – Information Technology Department

Web site design and development, web server setup and management, DNS and domain name configuration and management, e-commerce implementation, web marketing, software GUI (Graphic User Interface) design contribution, creation of unique illustrations and layout for web based applications. Design and re-design of all company’s Web sites.

Interactive Media Marketing Coordinator | 02/2005—12/2005

Jacksonville University – Public Relations / Marketing Dept.

Web site design and development, project management, information architecture research and implementation to optimize site usability and visitor engagement. DNS decision and implementation; security discussions towards intranet implementation. Redesign of university’s Web site.

Web Developer/Designer | 01/2002—09/2004

Swisher International, Inc. – IT Department

Design and construction of web pages/sites for internet and intranet audience incorporating graphic user interface (GUI) and layout techniques utilizing cascading style sheets (CSS). Redesign of intranet and internet sites. Design and construction of online promotional material such as animated buttons/banners, web flyers, web posters, and special web ads. Production of PowerPoint presentations and printed material in connection with public Web site. Administration of content management and technical assistance on software and Web related issues.

Education & Recognition

AAS (Associates in Applied Sciences) degree in Internet Services Technology, Florida State College at Jacksonville, as Webmaster/Web Developer — August 2002

Florida’s All American Success Stories, Certificate of Achievement, Florida State College at Jacksonville — January 2003

Professional Highlights

Some Skillsets

Web Site Planning

Web Site Planning

Expert advice on web site scope planning from design, hosting and management to maintenance, support and scalability based on many years of experience in the industry.
Web Site Management

Web Hosting Management

Hands-on knowledge on all aspects in Web hosting including domain name setup and administration, DNS configuration, and all aspects of site/page hosting.
Web Design

Web Site Design

Web designer specialized in GUI (Graphic User Interface) design, layout, information architecture and usability with expertise knowledge in Section 508/ADA compliance.
Content Management

Web Content Management

Extensive experience designing and using Content Management, Portals and applications such as Dot-Net-Nuke and WordPress, as well as social media sites.