Tim Kloote

Front-End Web Developer & UX/UI Designer


Dedicated Front-End Developer & UI Designer with a passion for creating engaging and user-friendly interfaces. I strive to combine technical expertise with creative design to deliver seamless digital experiences using the latest tools and trends in design & tech.


  • HTML & WCAG 2.1
  • SCSS / CSS
  • Tailwind CSS
  • Bootstrap
  • JavaScript (ES6)
  • React.js
  • Node.js
  • AEM
  • WordPress (PHP / MySQL)
  • VS Code
  • Figma
  • Sketch
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • UX / UI Design
  • UI Development
  • Graphic Design
  • Web Design

Work Experience

Ford Motor Company

Product Designer

(2023 - Present)

Ford Motor Company (Contract), Dearborn, MI

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MRM Detroit

Senior User Experience Interface Developer

(2018 - 2023)

MRM Detroit (MRM // McCann), Birmingham, MI

  • Maintained a library of reusable, white-label components to be leveraged on GM family of brands websites. Created new, and updated existing components using Handlebars, JS (ES6) and SCSS for display in a custom Node/React front-end engine.
  • Worked with front-end developers and UI designers on various GM accounts on a number of live GM components such as vehicle colorizers, interactive EV Maps, EV Savings Calculators & various branding and GM promotions.
  • Collaborated closely with the UI / UX team with design tools such as Figma, InVision, Sketch & Photoshop to take creative design concepts and turn them into working prototypes.
  • Closely followed the strict GM branding guidelines for each of their brands: brand colors, typography, spacing, etc.
Schoolcraft College

UI Web Developer

(2021 - 2022)

Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI

  • Worked with the web & marketing team at Schoolcraft College to build & maintain the Schoolcraft College branding.
  • Built custom web components within WordPress with the latest practices in HTML, SCSS/CSS, and JS.
  • Migrated site data & content from legacy CMS Sitefinity to Wordpress.
  • Condensed 75 department sites into 40 using Information Architecture and UX expertise.
  • Received national awards for the Admissions website design and UX.
Optum Technology

Senior Web Developer

(2015 - 2018)

Optum Technology (United Health Group), Southfield, MI

  • Produced components in design patterns & systems and for UHG AEM based digital marketing sites.
  • Coded, tested & debugged code in: HTML5 / CSS3 / LESS / SASS / JS / AEM (5.6 - 6.2) / Angular / React.
  • Created usable websites / web apps on multiple devices, browsers and screen sizes.
  • Collaborated in an Agile work environment to build technologies and applications for provider-facing sites.

UI/UX Designer & Front-End Developer

(2014 - 2015)

Element5 Digitial, Troy, MI

  • Developed custom WordPress CMS websites with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery and PHP/MySQL for a dynamic easy to maintain user authorable products.
  • Built front-end UI elements for various web apps and sites based off design files & followed responsive design techniques to endure a solid user experience on all devices.
  • Maintained and debugged various website properties to ensure up-to-date development methods.

Web Developer

(2013 - 2014)

iwerk, Royal Oak, MI

  • Developed dynamic online promotions, websites, blogs & email templates with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery for nationally recognized clients including State Farm & American Airlines.
  • Painstakingly tested and delivered fluid-responsive layouts for desktop, tablet and mobile, optimizing the code & the layout for each platform and ensuring a great user experience.
  • Coordinated closely with project managers and designers to deliver projects on time and on budget.
Synectics Media

Graphic Designer & Front End Web Developer

(2009 - 2013)

Synectics Media, Royal Oak, MI

  • Lead all art direction and rebranding of the company; including print promotions, graphic design, web design, email marketing.
  • Designed & developed websites, web apps & custom WordPress theme frameworks utilizing HTML5, CSS3, PHP/MySQL and JavaScript/jQuery for beautiful and dynamic user experiences.
  • Crafted & coded table-based HTML email campaigns for various clients.


Lawrence Technological University

(2004 - 2009)

Southfield, MI

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design
Graduated Summa Cum Laude