Jorge Carrillo

Information Technology & Digital Marketing

Jorge carrillo

Information technology professional specialized in Front-End Development with a focus on the micro aspects of user interface development, responsive web design, usability, accessibility, atomic design components, search engine optimization, web performance, content strategy & web project management.

Over 15 years of experience working for financial institutions, manufacturing companies, fortune 500 companies, small businesses and marketing agencies in Chicago. Bilingual: English/Castilian Spanish


Senior UI Developer - Oct 2017 / Present

Highland Solutions collaborates with inspired clients to create exceptional customer experiences and transformational technology.

Responsibilities: User Interface and Front End Developer focus on designing and programming visual and interactive elements for desktop and mobile applications under Open Source MVC frameworks, Low Code platforms and other web technologies. SEO Specialist focus on accessibility and web performance.

Senior UX Developer - Sep 2016 / Oct 2017

VSG is an Oracle Gold Level Partner focused on design, development and hosting eCommerce solutions (B2B & B2C), VSG provides clients a full range of services to accelerate small and medium business.

Responsibilities: Worked on ecommerce projects in close collaboration with creative designers and software engineers. Created wireframes, sitemaps, flows and front-end templates. Worked with front end and back end developers and a variety of end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction. Managed Junior Front End Developers.

Software Developer - Oct 2015 / Jun 2016

ServerCentral is an IT infrastructure provider of colocation, cloud infrastructure, IaaS, DRaaS, network connectivity, managed storage, and managed services in data centers across North America, Europe, and Asia.

Responsibilities: Developed web-based responsive web applications for desktops, tablets and phones. Build complex dynamic charts for admin & finance applications using Highcharts and AJAX technologies.

Web Systems Developer - Oct 2012 / Oct 2015

R.J. O'Brien is the oldest independent futures brokerage in USA and largest clearing firm in the world with a presence in America, Europe and Asia.

Responsibilities: Developed web-based responsive web solutions for desktops, tablets and phones. Designed, developed and implemented web features from inception to completion. Worked on new website features. Lead web designer for all Internet & Intranet company websites. Collaborated with Marketing Director to guide projects with regards to web presence & SEO standards.

Senior Front End Developer - Jul 2012 / Oct 2012

GE Capital is the financial services unit of the American multinational conglomerate General Electric. It provides commercial lending and leasing, as well as a range of financial services for commercial aviation, energy, and support for GE's industrial business units.

Responsibilities: Build complex dynamic charts for admin & finance applications. Align site design with industry standards, devices and browser support.

Web Content Developer - Jul 2008 / Jul 2012

Elkay is an American-owned and operated innovative manufacturer of sinks, faucets, bottle filling stations, drinking fountains and foodservice products.

Responsibilities: Collaborated with the Marketing Communications Director and Information Technology department to develop action plans to finish projects on time working with cross - functional teams in marketing, communications, web developers and information architects. Implemented new content pages across public and internal web sites under Open Text & RedDot Web Content Management System.

Web Manager & SEO Specialist - Oct 2003 / Jul 2008

Drumbeaters of America is the world leader in design, manufacturing and installation of Industrial Drum Disposal Equipment such as: Drum Crushers Compactors, Drum Washers, Drum Washer Crushers & IBC Tote Cleaning Systems.

Responsibilities: Act as a Web Designer, web developer, web content manager and SEO Specialist. Perform Metrics. SalesForce accounts technnical support.



  • Wireframes
  • Design: Sketch, InVision & Adobe Photoshop
  • Atomic Design Methodology
  • Responsive Web Design
  • Javascript, JQuery, Ajax
  • Grunt.js, Node.js & npm
  • Front End Frameworks: Bootstrap 3 & 4, UIKit, TailWind CSS
  • Web Performance & Mobile Optimization
  • Cross Browser Testing
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • Structured Data Schema Markup & W3C Standars
  • Accessibility, Usability, Section 508 Compliance
  • Google Webmaster Tools & Analytics
  • Project Management: Agile, JIRA, Confluence
  • PHP & MySQL
  • Yii MVC Framework
  • CMS applications: Wordpress, Joomla, Drupal, Yii CRUD, others.
  • Versioning control: Github


Past projects working for other companies as a UX/Front-End Developer. Some of the following websites may have been changed due to constant maintenance and updates.

This is a partial list of personal projects working as a freelancer. This work is done in my free time and available weekends as part of my personal research and growth.

Drumbeaters of America
Best Beer Festivals
Foster & Eldridge
Enviro Lawn Services
Illinois Taekwondo Association
HALO Foundation
Go Museums


Front End Web Development - Graduate Certificate
  • Fundamentals of Website Development: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, Back End Dev, Frameworks, Web Servers, SEO & Regulations
  • Creating Websites with Content Management Systems (WordPress, Joomla & Drupal )
  • Modern and Mobile Front-End Web Design I
  • Modern and Mobile Front-End Web Design II (Advanced)

Web Design & Applications Development - Master Certificate
  • Internet Technologies Web Design
  • Web Site Application Development
  • Human Computer Interaction
  • Web Project Management

Data-Networking - Post-Graduate Degree
  • Communication Networks and Open systems
  • Communication protocols
  • High Speed Networks
  • Wireless Technology
  • Structured Wiring
  • Bridging and Switching
  • Internetworking and Routing
  • Protocols TCP/IP
  • Networks WAN, ISDN, RDSI
  • Signaling SS7, ADSL, Frame Relay, Networks ATM
  • Voice IP, Networks & Security
  • Network management & Virtual Private Networks VPN
  • Final Thesis

Systems Engineering - Master Program
  • Advanced Statistics & Advanced Systems Analysis
  • Programming Languages
  • Advanced Computer Architecture
  • Systems Strategic Planning
  • Operating Systems
  • Teleinformatics I
  • Teleinformatics II
  • Operations Research Techniques
  • Databases
  • Systems Design
  • Information Systems Management
  • Information Systems Implementation
  • Modeling and Simulation
  • Master's Thesis

Naval Science - Bachelor's Degree

The Naval Academy of Peru is the institution in charge of the undergraduate education of officers of the Peruvian Navy. It is located at La Punta, Callao.


Personal Interests

  • AAU Taekwondo National Championship Gold Medalist (Advanced Division) - Fort Lauderdale FL 2015
  • USA Taekwondo National Championship Silver Medalist (Master Division) - Austin TX 2015
  • Illinois Taekwondo State Championship Gold Medalist (Master Division) - Chicago IL 2016
  • Certified 1st Dan Black Belt with the World Taekwondo Federation (Kukkiwon) - South Korea 2016