Andy Gooch

Andy Gooch
541.941.4685
Portland, OR
andygooch@gmail.com



Skills:


SEO/SEM/PPC practioner. I am well versed in HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jquery, PHP, FTP, SEO, WordPress, Photoshop, Google Analytics, Google Webmaster Tools, layout, CMS, video creation/embedding, Salesforce, Basecamp, Mac/PC/Ubuntu, scanning, 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.



Education:


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 Word Press 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.