Bernard Lambotte

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  • Hand coding html & css
  • Working & Tested Responsive Emails
  • JQuery & Javascript Libraries
  • Open Source
  • W3C compliant code
  • Integrating frameworks
  • Search Engine Optimization
  • E-mail design & deployment
  • Web and print graphic designer
  • Proficient with Mac OS & Microsoft OS


  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • InDesign
  • Dreamweaver
  • Coda
  • CSS Edit
  • Microsoft Office/Apple iWork
  • Google Analytics/AdWords


  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • Working knowledge PHP
  • Working knowledge Javascript Frameworks


  • CMS: Wordpress, ModX, Joomla.
  • Marketing: HubSpot
  • E-commerce: FoxyCart, Paypal.


Freelancer | blacksanddev

December 2015 - Present

Since early 2015, a new niche started to develop itself: on the fly support to Marketers for small to medium businesses. With a fast turn around times, great customer service and a keen eye on detail, I thrive in a fast paced environment.

My clientele has enabled me to prove myself in various design circumstances, ranging from logo re-designs, complete WordPress website development, to exposition booths, t-shirts, emails and landing pages.

Software Developer - Media + Marketing | Active Network, Inc.

April 2012 - November 2015

Provided coding support amongst multiple teams of account managers producing high volumes of custom designed and coded (html + responsive) campaigns. My past two and a half years of experience have taught me the ins and outs of email marketing.

Noted Accomplishments:

  • Simplifying template systems through coding, shortcuts and procedures, leading to a 70% faster development time from the original coding template system.
  • Working with teammates and managers to improve communications between account managers and our department with innovative procedural changes to facilitate workflow and an increase in efficiency; reflecting upon improved customer satisfaction and a higher quality product.
  • Improve efficiency of the Master Coding Template used for all in-house custom emails resulting in a 70% time saving measure against the original template.
  • Implement the code for the Master Template for a new automated email program to enable Account Managers to drag/drop there own emails to reduce team work loads and provide a cost effective solution for smaller clients.
  • Created new responsive templates for a custom built automated email content management tool system.
  • Provide customized responsive emails for presentation for client pitches with the Advertising team.
  • Write, design, and code a Best Practices landing page for Account Managers to better communicate with clients.

Owner of BlackSanDev Consultancy

San Diego, CA [ 2008 - 2012 ]

After my departure from Global Art Studio in 2008, I formed my own consultancy providing custom website design and development, Content Management System development, Shopping Cart and Payment Gateway deployment, web content and web maintenance, online marketing from email campaigns, landing pages, web graphics and other supportive material. Internet solutions consulting to help clients understand their undertaking in the projects they were pursuing. Provided branding work in the form of logo and stationary package design.

Co-Founder, Development Director - Global Art Studio

San Diego, CA [ 2006 - 2008 ]

Providing a broad spectrum of websites solutions to clients within many industries, ranging from custom front-end designs to xhtml and css code on Content Management System like modX cms or Wordppress. Providing various branding needs including content, graphics and marketing support, print marketing and logo creation.

Freelance Web Developer

San Diego, CA [ 2005 - 2006 ]

Working with Marketing Agencies and Design Firms to provide outsourced support in the building and developing of websites. Provided support with hand coded websites, landing pages, online marketing collateral, content management system deployment and graphic design.

Nobis Interactive - Web Front-end Designer & Developer

Carlsbad, CA [ 2004-2005 ]

My main priority was building new websites from design to development. My main focus was to bring xhtml and css sites developed in table-less code to the forefront of website developing and navigating the company away from using WYSWIG software.

Digital C2 - Graphic Designer

Ocean Beach, CA [ 2002-2003 ]

Provided customer relations. Built and designed website solutions for clients, including site re-designs and new creations. Updated the company website, and developed the customer support section's tutorials in Flash and Dreamweaver. Designed pamphlets, Mail-outs, and other print materials for clients.


“I believe education is a life-long commitment to your craft; a most valuable habit for success.”

Advertising Arts Institute, San Diego California — Multimedia [200-2004]

After my first two years focusing on Graphic Design, I changed directions to work in the multimedia field specific to the internet. In my third year, I was hired as a teacher assistant. I had the opportunity to help other students in honing their skills with the use of Photoshop and other graphic programs for 8 months, after which I assisted with Dreamweaver, Flash, and a HTML/CSS courses. Along with helping other students, I also gave small tutorials for advanced students under the supervision of the teachers.