Travis Newman

[email protected] - (540)641-5106 - Radford VA


I am a web developer looking for a career that lets me work on challenging projects with an amazing group of people who share my passion for the web. I am detail-oriented and analytical, which helps me solve tough challenges in a way that respects all parties’ interests. I love using my web development skills to make real things out of code. I thrive working on a team or independently.

Qualifications Summary

  • Over ten years of professional experience in Information Technology.
  • Fluency in front-end languages including HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • A strong focus on responsive design for interfaces that work well across all device sizes.
  • Proven Project Management skills involving mission-critical systems.


Cheerful Ghost
January 2012 – Present
Front-end Developer and Designer

  • Using HTML, CSS, jQuery, and Ruby to develop web interfaces in a Ruby on Rails environment
  • Collaborative development in short-lived branches using git
  • Co-managing projects for redesigns and new feature additions
  • Completely redesigned the interface from the ground up for a more modern and usable experience
  • Designed a new Game Giveaways interface to allow users to run giveaway contests for spare copies of games

National Bank

Blacksburg, VA
December 2004 - December 2014
Assistant Vice President of IT, Network Administrator, and Systems Administrator

  • Implemented and managed the internal company intranet
  • Managed IT staff
  • Managed projects in the IT department
  • Oversaw Help Desk operations
  • Managed Windows and Linux server operations
  • Managed Cisco network operations
  • Managed IBM iSeries operations
  • Wrote and maintained documentation and training materials

Professional Networks

Galax, VA
May 2003 - August 2003
PC Technician/Help Desk Operator

  • Diagnosed and resolved problems with customer PCs
  • Built new PCs to customer specifications
  • Assisted customers with internet service issues
  • Installed residential connections to regional wireless service


  • New River Community College, Dublin VA. IT Mobile and Web Applications Development Specialization AAS Degree. January 2015 – May 2016. Graduated Summa Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA.
  • Radford University, Radford, VA. Classes taken in Journalism and Computer Science. 2000 – 2004.
  • Wytheville Community College, Wytheville, VA. General Studies credits. 1999.
  • Galax High School, Galax, VA. Advanced Studies Diploma. Graduated in 1999.


  • Adobe Certified Associate Web Design Specialist. Expires October 2018. This encompasses:
    • Adobe Certified Associate in Visual Communication Using Adobe Photoshop. Expires April 2019
    • Adobe Certified Associate in Web Authoring Using Adobe Dreamweaver. Expires April 2019
    • Adobe Certified Associate in Interactive Media Using Adobe Flash Professional (now Animate). Expires October 2018
  • CIW Internet Business Associate
  • CIW Network Technology Associate

Technical and Professional Skills

  • Front-end web technologies and frameworks including HTML, CSS, JavaScript/jQuery, and Bootstrap.
  • Back-end web technologies and frameworks including PHP, Ruby on Rails, and SQL.
  • Collaborative development using git.
  • Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, and Animate.
  • A wide range of Operating System skills—proficient in Windows, OS X, and Linux.
  • Effective Project Management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, problem solving, flexibility, and attention to detail.