Gabriela Levit

Gabriela Levit

Owner of Jacaranda Technologies, LLC

Location
Greater New York City Area
Industry
Internet

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Gabriela Levit's Overview

Current
  • Freelance Digital/Web Manager (Freelance) at Jacaranda Technologies, LLC
Past
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Gabriela Levit's Summary

KEY EXPERTISE
Digital/Web Manager with demonstrated understanding of the digital space and building responsive, SEO-friendly websites. Experienced in planning, implementing, and managing diverse technology projects, including web sites, corporate intranets, and enterprise applications.

Able to write clearly and communicate effectively with technical, business, and lay audiences. Bilingual. Native fluency in English and Spanish.

WordPress Expertise with custom themes, plugins and web sites. Active member of the WordPress community. Past speaker at several WordCamps and meetups. Topics included adding WordPress content, troubleshooting, LESS and SASS CSS preprocessors, and creating WordPress child themes.

Development experience. Responsive web design and front end development using HTML/CSS, LESS and SASS preprocessors, JavaScript and jQuery. Database design and development with MySQL, Oracle, and SQL Server.

Highly customer-centered. Strong marketing skills for cultivating existing customer relationships and building new business.

Gabriela Levit's Experience

Freelance Digital/Web Manager (Freelance)

Jacaranda Technologies, LLC

May 2008Present (6 years 5 months) Bridgewater, New Jersey, USA

Started and grew a consulting practice specializing in WordPress web sites, theme customization, plugins, and SEO for small businesses and non-profit organizations.
- WordPress Implementation and Maintenance. Created new web sites, custom WordPress themes and plugins. Set up WordPress site backups and configured WordPress sites for better security.
- Project Management. Tracked progress from start to finish to ensure project milestones were completed on time, on budget, and with the desired results
- Prepared estimates and proposals. Reduced risk through careful gathering and analysis of requirements. Created detailed cost and time estimates, project milestones, and schedules.
- Client relations. Built trust and rapport to retain and grow client base year over year by providing realistic options based on professional experience, time, and budget constraints. Negotiated contract terms.
- Vendor management. Hired and supervised outside contractors and vendors, including designers, developers, copywriters, and marketers to provide the full-scope of web site design, development and online marketing services.
- Documented web site-specific customizations and trained new clients to use WordPress.
- Delivered presentations about web sites, online marketing, and SEO to business and professional organizations. Selected to speak at several WordPress conferences.
- New business development. Maintained a steady flow of clients through referrals, online marketing, presentations, and exhibition booths at local trade shows.

Senior Programmer/Analyst

Weichert

20062008 (2 years)

Senior Programmer/Analyst

A.M. Best Company

20002006 (6 years)

Gabriela Levit's Certifications

  • Private Pilot: Airplane Single-Engine Land

    • Federal Aviation Administration - FAA

Gabriela Levit's Organizations

  • Association for Women in Computing

    Web Master
    • 2000 to Present
  • Toastmasters International - Somerville NJ Chapter

    Sargent At Arms
    • 2007 to 2008

    Toastmasters International is a world leading organization in communication and leadership development.

    The Sargent at Arms is in charge of all the club equipment and sets up the meeting room ahead of time.

  • Toastmasters International - Speech Meisters Chapter, Basking Ridge, NJ

    • July 2014 to Present

Gabriela Levit's Projects

Gabriela Levit's Courses

  • Independent Coursework

    • Search Engine Optimization
    • Web Analytics

Gabriela Levit's Honors and Awards

  • Certificate of Academic Distinction

    Kean University

    Given for outstanding academic achievement

  • Dean's Honor List

    Kean University

Gabriela Levit's Skills & Expertise

  1. Web Design
  2. Web Development
  3. HTML
  4. SQL
  5. Data Analysis
  6. Microsoft SQL Server
  7. Software Development
  8. Wordpress
  9. Programming
  10. Databases
  11. Database Design
  12. CSS
  13. E-commerce
  14. SEO
  15. jQuery
  16. User Interface Design
  17. Web Applications
  18. WordPress
  19. Marketing
  20. Social Media Marketing
  21. CMS
  22. ASP.NET
  23. Software Documentation
  24. ASP
  25. Blogging
  26. Website Development
  27. Oracle
  28. Management
  29. SEM
  30. Entrepreneurship
  31. Web Analytics
  32. Email Marketing

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Gabriela Levit's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)

Gabriela Levit's Education

Kean University

19931996

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