Resumé

Summary of Qualifications

  • Over 10 years of experience in dynamic web development utilizing various technologies
  • Strong focus on LAMP and OOP PHP development
  • Familiar with various frameworks and MVC structures
  • Comfortable working within marketing and creative frameworks
  • Ability to parse technological jargon into layman’s terms
  • Quick assimilation of new skills and proprietary systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong client relation capabilities
  • Familiar with Scrum/Agile Software Development
  • Ability to quickly troubleshoot and debug complex code
  • Strong eye for proofreading grammar, punctuation and message
  • Intimate understanding of cross-browser compatibility
  • Familiarity with semantically correct code, W3C standards and 508 compliance
  • Proficiency in advanced WordPress development

 

Technical Skills

Programming Languages:

I am proficient in HTML 4.01, HTML5, XHTML 1.1, CSS 2.1, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, DHTML, PHP 4, PHP 5 (5.2-5.5) using AJAX, SOAP and XML, Classic ASP using VBScript, W3C Standards, and Section 508 Compliance.

Software Platforms:

I am proficient with Microsoft Office 2003, 2007, 2010, and 2013, Adobe Creative Suite (versions 5-CC), including Photoshop, Dreamweaver and Flash.

Operating Systems:

I am proficient with MS-DOS 3.x-6.x, Windows 3.1x, 9x, 2000, XP, ME, Vista, Windows 7, and Windows 8. I have some familiarity with Mac OS X, iOS3 and iOS4, RHEL 5 and CentOS 6.

Frameworks:

I am proficient with WordPress, both as a standalone blogging platform, CMS, and multi-site installations. I am familiar with OpenText/RedDot CMS v9 and v10. I have experience with Symfony, Laravel, and proprietary MVC systems.

Other Platforms and Technologies:

DNS management through various registrars, MS-SQL 2005, MySQL 5.x, cPanel with Web Host Manager, Authorize.Net integration, TReND MLS integration, Pinnacle E-Commerce, Facebook API, various Google APIs, online credit card processing, Subversion and Git version control systems, Atlassian JIRA project management software.

Career Experience

CoreDial, LLC.

Blue Bell, PA, March 2015-Present
Software Developer utilizing LAMP and various other technologies

AYC Media, Inc.

Conshohocken, PA, October 2013-February 2015
Back End Web Developer utilizing LAMP

I was AYC Media’s chief programmer and server manager. I was responsible for coding projects, both as a lead and solo developer, and the day-to-day operation of servers hosting over 500 client sites, including various APIs, SaaS products and client interfaces for nationally and internationally known brands. I oversaw and was the primary architect of a server migration from a single-server model to a load-balanced, redundant server cluster with detached database layer. I was responsible for locating and vetting new hires in the programming department, as well as training and integrating them into the team.

DirecTV/LifeShield

Yardley, PA, July 2011-October 2013
Web Developer utilizing LAMP, specializing in WordPress

I was the primary developer for the company’s multi-tiered corporate website, which used a modified WordPress multi-site implementation. I was engaged with site-wide scope upgrades and maintenance projects, e-commerce implementation, updates to marketing priorities, and cross-platform web services.

The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania

Philadelphia, PA, January 2010 – July 2011
Independent Contractor/Web Developer utilizing PHP, Coldfusion, and Rails

As the web developer for Wharton’s External Affairs department, I was responsible for updates to the various reunion and fundraising pages on Wharton’s website. I was responsible for the creation and maintenance of The Wharton Magazine’s CASE II award-winning Wharton Blog Network, as well as the development and implementation of the new Wharton Magazine website, and provided wireframes and design direction for the new Alumni portal and overall Alumni site.

IQnection Internet Services, Inc.

Doylestown, PA, November 2007-January 2010
Web Developer utilizing PHP and MySQL

In my capacity within the IQnection team, I worked on a wide range of websites from large development projects to small brochure sites. I was been the lead developer on a number of projects, and drove an initiative to make IQnection’s client sites more SEO-friendly and code compliant. In my time at IQnection I helped the development team push the envelope of HTML and CSS, as well as adding a number of team-building protocols to our normal workflow.

Krames/MediMedia USA

Yardley, PA, July 2006-October 2007
Web Developer utilizing HTML, CSS and JSP

As the sole web developer for Krames’ Marketing Creative Services division, I was responsible for e-commerce web development and design and e-marketing in a corporate environment. I worked with design and marketing teams, prioritized requests, managed a full marketing schedule, acted as a team technical advisor, and liaised with internal technical divisions and outside vendors.

Kinetic Web Solutions

Limerick, PA, September 2003-September 2005
Web Developer, utilizing ASP and MS-SQL

I was responsible for the design and implementation of Kinetic’s client websites, ranging from simple information pages, to complex, high-traffic e-commerce sites. I utilized various technologies to achieve highly dynamic and functional sites while maintaining speed and reliability.

Education

Web Development/E-Commerce Certificate, Cittone Institute, March 2003