About Charles Yakish

I am a Freelance Website Designer, Graphic Designer, and Marketing Professional with over twenty years of experience as a dedicated employee and self-employed entrepreneur.

I have always had a passion for branding and design. I believe in designing the representation of a company identity on the web or in print in a professional, modern approach utilizing the best tools of the industry to drive traffic to produce leads and conversions.

My approach to business is the same as my approach to life, I believe in transparency, communication, and honesty.

History

I am from Lakewood, Colorado but, I have lived in the Phoenix area the past 25 years. I have a beautiful daughter and I enjoy photography and the outdoors.

Employment History

Freelance Web Desigener

  • Web & Graphic Design Services
  • 2019 – Present

GoDaddy

  • Hosting Sales & Support
  • 2018 – 2019

Factory Expo Home Centers

  • Sr.Web Designer
  • 2015 – 2018

8 Sides Interactive, LLC.

  • Self-Employed Web Design & Development
  • 2012 – 2015

Cavco Industries, Inc.

  • Marketing Coordinator / Webmaster
  • 2002 – 2012

Skills

Website Setup

  • Domains & DNS
  • Website Hosting Administration
  • WordPress (CMS) Installation
  • SSL Setup
  • Website Maintenance, Backups
  • Website Security

 

Website Design

  • Branding
  • CSS and Styling
  • Images and Graphics
  • UI/UX
  • CSS – Desktop and Mobile Responsive.
  • Color Balance
  • Whitespace
  • Fonts & Color Themes

 

Website Coding

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • CSS – Desktop and Mobile Responsive.

 

Graphic Design

  • Website Graphics & Images
  • Print Media Design
    • Brochures
    • Business Cards
    • Posters & Flyers
  • Vector Logo Design

 

Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

  • On Page SEO – Content, Images
  • Meta Data – Page Tiles, Descriptions
  • Google / Bing webmaster tools Setup & Sitemaps
  • Raven Tools
  • SEM Rush
  • Rank Math
  • Page Speed Optimization

Tools

WordPress CMS

  • WordPress Core
  • WordPress Theme Frameworks
  • Elementor Page Builder
    • Elementor Hello Theme
    • Various Elementor Addons
    • Pionet Addons
    • Dynamic Page and Archive Templates
    • Custom Post Type Templates
  • JetEngine (custom post types, taxonomy, custom fields, listings, Elementor page, archive templates)
  • JetElements (and other Jet Plugins)
  • Toolset
    • Types (custom post types, taxonomy, custom fields, Elementor integration)
    • Views
    • Access
    • Cred
  • Gravity Forms
  • Caldera Forms
  • WooCommerce
  • SEO by Yoast
  • Rank Math SEO
  • ManageWP

 

Hosting & Database

  • Siteground Hosting
  • WPEngine Hosting
  • cPanel
  • PHPmyAdmin (database)

 

Software

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
    • Photoshop
    • Illustrator
    • InDesign
    • Dreamweaver
    • Acrobat
    • Lightroom
  • Microsoft Office
    • Word
    • Excel
  • Google
    • Docs
    • Sheets
    • Drive
  • FileZilla (ftp)