Shawn Cook

Front End Web Developer Chicago, Illinois


  • HTML5
  • CSS
  • Less/Sass
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • Django
  • Responsive & Mobile Web Design
  • Semantic Web
  • Analytics
  • UX / IA
  • Git
  • Adobe Creative Suite


The Onion / The A.V. Club / ClickHole

Aug 2012 - Present

Front End Web Developer

  • Developed HTML5, CSS3 and JavaScript for core product websites and company CMS
  • Contributed toward major site redesigns for The Onion and The A.V. Club
  • Member of team that developed ClickHole, receiving 2.6m pageviews on day of launch
  • Member of team that developed and launched celebrity gossip site StarWipe

TAJ Technologies, National Center for Biotechnology Information

Dec 2010 - Jul 2012

Web Application Developer

  • Contributed to standard practice documentation for NCBI
  • Designed and developed Javascript widgets as part of an in-house framework
  • Coordinated with other teams to fix bugs and integrate new site features

Digital Dialogue

Apr 2010 - Nov 2010

Web Designer

  • Designed and delivered websites to local small business clients
  • Performed content management and time tracking on multiple accounts

Midwest Communications, Inc.

Dec 2008 - Apr 2010

Web Producer

  • Designed and developed interface for over forty broadcast radio websites
  • Worked with backend developers to meet user interaction and functionality goals
  • Redesigned and maintained principal company websites


Univ. of Wisconsin–Stevens Point

Bachelor of Science (BS) · Social Sciences

Univ. of Wisconsin–Marathon County

Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS)