Resume 2018-02-10T16:03:27+00:00

Tim McMichael

1010 Oak Grove Avenue, Detroit Lakes, MN 56501  |  (218) 849-9678  | tim@itimography.com


With experience in both Web Development and Graphic Design, Tim is a freelance web developer and graphic designer located in the Detroit Lakes / Fargo / Moorhead area.



Owner, Web Developer, Graphic Designer and Photographer
April 2009 – Present
Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

  • Designing identity, websites, banner ads, emails, brochures, signage, and print work for small local businesses
  • Worked directly with small business owners to develop an online presence
  • Developed websites using WordPress, HTML, CSS, PHP and JavaScript
  • Managed digital image database and uploaded images to existing website
  • Responsible for photographing, printing photos, accounting and customer service
  • Provide customer services to clients regarding scheduling appointments and photo shoots
  • Process photos, edit and retouch images and restore photos using Adobe Photo programs
Sundog Interactive

Web Developer
April 2013 – June 2017
Fargo, North Dakota

  • Built websites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP
  • Developed responsive HTML emails and landing pages using Salesforce Marketing Cloud and Pardot
  • Created animations for web using CSS3 and Flash
  • Developed CMS websites using Visualforce, Site.com, ExpressionEngine and WordPress
  • Worked directly with Project Managers and Designers to create client specified sites
Absolute Marketing

Web Developer
March 2011 – April 2013
Fargo, North Dakota

  • Responsible for development of websites in WordPress
  • Front end development including but not limited to HTML, JS, and CSS
  • Back end development including but not limited to PHP and Java
  • Responsible for meeting project driven deadlines
  • Worked directly with Project Managers and Designers to design and built websites for clients
  • Maintained existing client sites using a variety of Content Management Systems, including custom built solutions
  • Setup and administered MySQL databases
  • Helped manage client web hosting

Namedropper/Graphic Arts Department
May 2010 – Mar 2011
Detroit Lakes, MN

  • Incorporated customer business names into graphic designs to be printed on to t-shirts
  • Ensured designs were delivered to the printing area in a timely manner and error free
Corporate Graphics Commercial

Press Operator
March 1998 – May 2007
North Mankato, MN

  • Understanding of the printing process to include plate making, paper grades, printing chemistry, and finishing processes
  • Identifying and troubleshooting press problems
  • Obtaining/maintaining register
  • Changing required plates, blankets or cylinders
  • Practicing preventive maintenance
  • Training of new crew members
  • Maintaining the company’s image during customer press checks
  • Maintaining adequate supplies at the press to minimize downtime


Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Diploma – Web Development
2009 – 2011

South Central Technical College

Associate of Arts Degree – Graphic Design/Press Operation
1996 – 1998

Design and Computer Skills

I have the experience in using the following programs and software.
  • Salesforce Marketing Cloud
  • Pardot
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Illustrator
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Adobe After Effects
  • Adobe Flash
  • Adobe Edge
  • Adobe Dreamweaver
  • Affinity Photo
  • Affinity Design
  • Campaign Monitor
  • DaVinci Resolve
  • DaVinci Fusion
  • Sublime Text 3
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Power Point
  • QuarkXpress
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About Tim

I am a husband, father, photographer and a fatbike rider. When I’m not working on a project, I like spending time with my family, out taking photos and riding. Living in Detroit Lakes, I get several opportunities to do all of these.

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