Over 20 years in the e-commerce space.

Matthew Lester Biography

I can't write a biography about myself, (we all find this difficult) so here's the short list from my resume. I can't possibly list all skills. I'm here to answer any questions about my experience in the e-commerce space. Always at your service by VidChat.

EDUCATION

Clarke Road Secondary School - London ON

Graduation 1991
Major in Art

Fanshawe Collage - London ON

1992-1996
Fine Art-1st year of 3 completed
Photography & Graphic Art-2 Year Diploma Completed -Top Student
Advanced Photography & Graphic Art-3rd Year Diploma Completed -Top Fiji National Photography Competition Award (98/100), still current top score.

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Matthew Lester Website Design, London ON

2021-current
Private remote contractor providing Shopify website design, tech support and small business consultation for online businesses in Canada and abroad.

Gift Box Portal Online Inc.  (CEO/Owner), Vancouver BC

2005-2020
Owned and operated ecommerce stores (home & garden and Halloween costumes/decorations), including Shopify, X-cart, Amazon, eBay & Houzz stores. Total sales over $8 million

ABC Photo (Senior Graphic Artist), Vancouver, BC

1996-2005
Photoshop specialist, high end photo editing and file setup for large size photographic printing. Graphic art clients included celebrity photo artists, photo studios, biopharma companies, trade show participants and prestigious art galleries in Vancouver BC including the Vancouver Art Gallery/Museum. 

SKILLS

Shopify: E-commerce store migration, SEO, liquid code, cart design setup & management. English speaking face-to-face video chat communication with cart education & training, app installation and setup, custom server scripts, inventory, shipping marketing, analytic reports.

Graphic Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Excel, Word, server scripts, domain management, E-commerce business consultation, social media, google analytics, online marketing, branding (logos & printed material) photography, photo editing, many other programs/apps.