Bob Thewes

Front-End Web Developer

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Professional Summary

Hi! My name's Bob. I'm a front-end web developer with a focus in Salesforce Commerce Cloud. I have a history of working with clients to conceptualize, build, and maintain websites, with a strong interest in learning new technologies. I am able to manage multiple projects on tight deadlines with a strong work ethic, attention to detail, and commitment to success.


Professional Experience

Red Van Workshop

Front-End Web Developer

October 2020 - Present
Boulder, CO
  • Working with multiple clients to build and enhance Salesforce Commerce Cloud SFRA websites.
  • Transitioning to new clients quickly by adapting to client's corporate culture and ensuring clear communication.
  • Implemented website redesign for Warrior Sports with a new Salesforce Commerce Cloud SFRA implementation.
  • Worked with Noibu web monitoring tool to investigate and fix server side and client side scripting errors.
  • Implemented ADA audit updates to ensure AA compliance.
  • Enhanced customized bundle builder tool to allow customers more options when selecting products to add to their bundle.
GNC: Live Well

Lead UI/UX Web Developer

November 2017 - October 2020
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Provided front-end development, implementation, testing, and defect remediation for e-commerce storefront using Salesforce Commerce Cloud (Demandware).
  • Gained proficiency in Demandware foundational concepts with experience and knowledge of Site Genesis, UX Studio , ISML templates, scripts, and Business Manager features including content assets/slots, catalog, category, and products.
  • Developed strong debugging and problem-solving skills with excellent understanding of system development methodologies, techniques and tools.
  • Managed team of developers across multiple projects in a fast-paced retail environment using Scrum and Agile development.
  • Implemented key web concepts including SEO, accessibility, site speed, responsive design, and cross-browser compatibility.
  • Used Google Tag Manager to implement tracking pixels and enhance analytics.
  • Implemented front-end development efforts for multiple, high-profile and revenue-impacting projects including (but not limited to): store locator and preferred store, “Buy online, pick up in store”, taxonomy and navigation overhaul, launching Canadian website with language localization, redesigned purchase history, cart redesign with single-page checkout, CMS/Salesforce integration, and OMS Digital Transformation Project.
GNC: Live Well

Digital Designer / Developer

April 2010 - November 2017
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Designed creative for daily email campaigns, web advertising banners, social posts, and product landing pages following brand standards.
  • Used HTML, CSS, and JavaScript/jQuery to code dynamic, responsive landing pages that matched the original design mocks to an exacting degree.
  • Designed and coded high-profile landing page for GNC’s national “Courage To Change” marketing campaign which included the implementation of parallax scrolling and YouTube’s API integration.
  • Coded daily HTML emails and loaded them into YesMail online marketing application.
  • Worked in cooperation with a team of designers under strict deadlines and multiple rounds of changes to complete projects in a constantly changing environment.

Markl Supply Company

E-Commerce Designer / Developer

September 2008 - March 2010
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Designed new e-commerce storefront.
  • Researched content management software and credit card processing systems that would work with the required features at the best possible value.
  • Developed web templates within 3dCart e-commerce solution.
  • Integrated Authorize.net payment gateway.
  • Trained clients in the use of 3DCart administration system.

Web Developer

September 2001 - August, 2008
Detroit, MI
  • Worked with content providers from a variety of departments to design and build intranet websites following corporate standards.
  • Worked with a team to restructure and redesign intranet website by gathering input from employees, translating that feedback into a new website taxonomy and layout, developing website templates, publishing the new design, and documenting the design changes.
  • Incorporated existing website into online content management system including: creating templates, developing securities and workflows, and updating system interface to ensure intuitive usability.
  • Provided continuing technical training and support for non-technical customers.


If you would like to receive more information, please feel free to contact me. I will make sure to get back to you within 24 hours. You can also contact me through my LinkedIn profile.

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