Andy Gooch

Andy Gooch
Portland, OR


SEO/SEM/PPC practitioner and Web Developer, Adwords Certified. I am well versed in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jquery, PHP, FTP, SEO, WordPress, Photoshop, Google Adwords, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, layout design, proprietary CMSs, video creation/editing/embedding, Salesforce, Basecamp, Mac/PC/Ubuntu, scanning images, Word, Excel and PowerPoint. I write unique SEO geared content. I have previous experience in MySQL, Java and Linux. I also have professional writing/editing experience as well as great interpersonal/small group communication skills.


January 2009 – June 2012: Portland Community College, Portland, OR

August 1995 – June 2000: Southern Oregon University, Ashland, OR

Work History:

Jan 2016 – Present: SEO Manager at WEO Media; Portland, OR

Employing a wide variety of SEO/SEM strategies including PPC. Working with WordPress, ASP framework, and a custom CMS.

Feb 2015 – Jan 2016: Web Developer / SEO Specialist at Global Media Solutions; Beaverton, OR

I worked full time for an Internet Marketing company designing and coding Responsive websites utilizing HTML5, CSS3, Bootstrap, PHP & WordPress. I provide the majority of the content, both text and images. Performed SEO duties.

May 2013 – Dec 2014: Web Developer / SEO Specialist at BC, LLC; Portland, OR

Full time contracted position at SEO Marketing company making websites utilizing PHP & WordPress. I made over 5,000 websites.

May 2012 – May 2013: Web Development - Freelancing; Portland, OR

September 2011 – May 2012: Web Developer at Earth2World; Portland, OR

I performed website upkeep, video hosting/embedding, & managing a live stream. The challenges included being on call for updates 24 hours a day, maximizing the live web streams which were often “shot" on location, and finding a consensus of the staff on how the web site ought to look and function. For this project I worked with WordPress and utilized Ooyala video editing/embedding software.

January 2005 – June 2005: Data Entry at Bead Studio; Ashland, OR

Scanning images & using Photoshop for website with minimal HTML & CSS implementation.

Previous work experience:
For many years I worked with dogs; training, kenneling, leaping tall buildings in a single bound etc.
That's Jed, my dog, as the background image of this website.