Born in Toronto, Adam Thompson began his education with the Computer Technology Institute in 1997. Through his year at CTI, he learned website design and maintenance and developed a keen knowledge for the internet’s potential.
After graduating and accepting a full-time position with one of Canada’s largest and most prominent charities, Adam continued his education and gaining experience with many different technologies, website SEO, and social media marketing.
In 1999, Adam began his professional design career at World Vision as a Junior Developer. Over 11 years, he built more than 70 exceptional websites for the many arms of the charity. His work ethic and attitude allowed for successful promotion of the organization’s funding drives, advertising, and awareness campaigns.
With the internet and its features evolving over 11 years, Adam grew and developed with it. He undertook courses and furthered his studies to include the necessary elements to make him contemporary with newly graduated developers.
With continued success at WV, Adam gained promotion as a Senior Web Developer and Project Lead. On top of designing, he also led teams of junior developers in creating more website material for the organization.
On top of designing aesthetically pleasing pages and developing interactive and complex web entities for companies and various organizations, Adam Thompson fills the role of an online media and marketing consultant.
With a yearning to once again bolster his accreditation, Adam became certified as an SEO Specialist while studying at the Search Engine Academy. Knowledgeable in advanced keyword research and online behavioural trend analysis, he excels at Social Media Marketing. Using advanced SEO and web design practices (with latent semantic indexing), Adam works with a site and company to increase visibility, credibility, and online name recognition (branding and link popularity). Among many venues, he utilizes Google AdWords, Google Webmaster Central, and Search Personalization.
Adam is a conscientious hard worker dedicated to his work. He took good care of the website for World Vision Canada. In addition to our mass mailing campaigns, the website was an important medium to interact with our donors, and Adam’ work enabled WVC to increase children sponsorship and gift donations.
Adam is also calm and organized, and is able handle stressful situation well. When there were unfortunate disasters in the world, WVC needed to respond quickly to help the victims. Adam had been able to work under pressure to produce effective results.
Adam Thompson is a wonderful person and it was pleasure to work along side him for almost 10 years. Adam’s work was always cutting edge, he always went above and beyond with the projects that he completed and the new innovations that he presented.
On several occasions Adam, was the lead in developing new databases, designs, forms, and microsites for World Vision Canada and much of his foundational work is still used today!
Adam will add value to any organization that he works at and it is with great ease that I provide my recommendations!
Adam is a reliable, highly creative web designer. His ability to understand and delivery customer needs, wishes and requirements made a great, positive, difference in several projects on which we worked together. Other than that, he is also a great person to work with.
I hired Adam to help build a website incorporating dynamic data feeds and complex data sets. His expert visual design sense coupled extremely well with his understanding of the underlying rules and algorithms applied to the raw data, resulting in new insights and unexpected possibilities.
The end-to-end quality is so high as a result of Adam’s rigorous and scalable implementation that I am hoping to work with Adam in future to expand it and roll the site out for public consumption.
Adam provided web support for my team’s initiatives at World Vision and based on my experience working with him I would recommend him highly. He was a pleasure to work with and provided both the creative and the technical support that we needed. Adam ensured that the work was done right the first time and that the end result exceeded expectations.
I managed Adam for a number of years. He is a diligent and thorough person with a great understanding of tech and code and how things work online.
It was common for Adam to approach our team with well-thought-out presentations and business cases for new marketing projects integrating business needs with his understanding of the channel.
I would recommend Adam as an excellent addition to any that values results and entrepreneurship.
I worked with Adam and always enjoyed the experience. He knew his stuff and was easy to work with. What more can you ask for?
Adam is an amazing web developer and trainer; intelligent, experienced, dedicated and was always willing to work with my design team to produce superior online campaigns and ongoing web maintenance. He is fun and has such an amazing sense of humour – even the most stressful projects are enjoyable when Adam is on your team.
Adam is also a very great communicator and is a wonderful public speaker – a man with many hidden talents!