Daniel Gurtner

Web Designer in San Diego

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  • Drupal & Wordpress website building and theme creation
  • Mobile-first and responsive web design solutions
  • Shopify eCommerce and custom solutions
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO)


  • Adobe Creative Suite, Advanced Photoshop
  • Several programming languages and current technologies
  • Strong, creative problem solving skills and fast learner
  • Fluent in English, German (native speaker) and some Spanish (beginner level)

Consulting Projects

Responsibilities Included:

  • Reveived Mockups from creative team and inmplemented on BigCommerce store
  • Created interactive prototypes/mockups using AngularJS
  • Applied 508 Compliance Standards to ColdFusion templates
  • Re-designed and developed Shopify eCommerce website using “liquid” framework
  • Built PHP app for fast product import into Shopify from CSVs
  • Developed HTML emails and campaign landing pages using HTML5 and CSS media-queries
  • Found, planned out and applied bug fixes to Wordpress and Shopify websites of local and remote clients
  • Project management, oversaw product management team and product photo creation process


Miva Merchant Projects

Responsibilities Included:

  • Provided customer service, mobile/tablet first, responsive web design
  • Built, added custom functionality and fixed issues on e‐commerce websites using Miva Merchant CMS
  • Worked with API web services, integrations with third-party systems, including Wordpress
  • Front-end web development using HTML, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, and back-end using PHP


Shopify Projects

Responsibilities Included:

  • Configured Shopify stores and menu systems
  • Created custom themes and built custom functionality
  • Migrated products from old store websites to Shopify
  • Ensured fluid, responsive design and user experience


Drupal Projects

Responsibilities Included:

  • Developed high-traffic Drupal websites from the ground up
  • Created custom themes and custom functionality and fixed issues
  • Converted existing websites to responsive design and functionality



Christoph Weber:

"Daniel was involved in quite a few key projects during his time on my team. In his first week on the job he showed us how to use taxonomy tokens to configure a blog post path, which cleanly solved a requirement we would have tackled with custom code and extra dev time. Daniel is a dedicated, detail-oriented team member who will not rest until the system works cleanly, whether that be Javascript, tricky CSS, templates, responsive design or any other front-end task."

Christoph managed Daniel directly as Director of Technology at BizX, LLC

Katy Ingle:

"Daniel created a terrific website for me and has managed it for many years with great service and creative ideas. I recommend him highly!"

Katy is a freelance client of Daniel's, Artist and Muralist in the Chicago area

Travis Cunningham:

"Daniel is hard working and dedicated to his craft. I look forward to working with him in the future."

Travis managed Daniel directly as Digital Strategist / Full Stack Developer in San Diego



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