Web developer capable of responding to business challenges with confidence, determination, and focus. Demonstrated knowledge and ability in all facets of web development and software engineering. Experience since 2008 executing the software development life cycle through successful and timely completion. Dedicated professional with outstanding communication skills; able to focus on customer service and company vision.
- Full-Stack Development
- Web & Database Administration
- Software Development Life Cycle
- Software Quality Assurance
- End-to-End & Regression Testing
- Code Refactoring
- WCAG 2.1, Section 508
- User Experience Design
- Web Design Principles
- WordPress, Headless, Contentful
- MySQL, MariaDB
- HTML(5), Twig
- CSS, SASS, LESS
- npm, Gulp, Grunt, Bower, Composer
- Linters, Formatters, CI Pipelines
- Apache, NGINX
- Unix CLI, Bash, WP-CLI
- Git, SVN
- Flexbox, CSS Grid, Bootstrap, Foundation, UIKit, Formstone
- JSON, REST APIs, GraphQL
- XML, RSS, Atom
- AWS, Azure
- Amazon Alexa Applications
- Google Analytics & AdWords
- Mac, Unix, Linux, Windows
- PHPStorm, Atom, Sublime Text
- Transmit, FileZilla, PuTTY
- iTerm2, WSL
- Sequel Pro, MySQL Workbench
- MAMP Pro, VirtualBox + Vagrant
- VoiceOver, NVDA, JAWS, WAVE
- Plesk, cPanel
- Adobe Suite
- Microsoft Office, Grammarly, Hemingway
- Screaming Frog SEO Spider
- Survey Monkey
- Jira, Confluence, Trello, Basecamp, InVision, Harvest & Forecast App
Senior Full-Stack WordPress Engineer, Independent Contractor
Remote | April 2008 – Present
- Provide consultation and development services for the implementation of dynamic and scalable web solutions allowing businesses to meet their goals, deliver a top-notch user experience to their audience, and achieve an outstanding return on investment.
- Execute audits to ensure compliance of code, security, performance, accessibility, and quality assurance requirements.
- Collaboration with a third-party studio to deliver only the best designs and user-experience analysis.
- Works with large-sized business clientele such as Southeastern Grocers, UnitedHealthcare Group and many subsidiaries.
Senior Full-Stack Engineer, Adjacent
Remote; Syracuse, NY | December 2021 – Present
- General oversight of technical aspects of the studio including researching and advocating for new technologies, processes, and solutions.
- Responsible for architecting, developing, maintaining, and improving web applications and properties (client and internal).
- Interface with clients to facilitate the management of projects.
- Participate in new business meetings, scope definition, project specifications/requirements gathering, and assist in proposal creation.
- Participate in documentation of existing and new projects.
- Participate in technical audits and documentation of recommendations.
- Generally, be prepared to wear the many hats a small studio requires.
Senior Web Developer, Agora Financial
Baltimore, MD | May 2018 – March 2020
- Initial and ongoing full-stack development of highly public and highly accessible free/paid subscription-based websites (Accounts with up to 10M active users/month; Websites with 200-300K active users/month.).
- Development of custom solutions including CMS development (WordPress, Contentful, Headless), custom API integrations for multiple systems, themes, plugins, Apache/NGINX/AWS server configurations, and more.
- Managing ongoing maintenance for 364 web hosting environments including updating PHP versions, MySQL versions, CMS versions, CMS plugin versions, refactoring, and regression testing.
- Setting up user/subscription authentication using proprietary Middleware software that fetches data from Advantage where the users live.
- Setting up ad-zones through proprietary OpenX software.
Web Developer, Fastspot
Baltimore, MD | April 2017 – May 2018
- Development of award-winning websites for large-scale higher education institutions.
- Development of custom plugins, modules, and database structures on a per-project basis to meet the client’s needs.
- Maintain direct communication with clients throughout the SDLC to define technical requirements, scope, and timelines.
- Learn the hosting inside and out with the intention of becoming the team lead in charge of the hosting department.
- As lead WordPress developer, created a custom theme boilerplate and documentation to improve DevOps.
Web Developer, EZMarketing (formerly EZSolution)
Lancaster, PA | July 2015 – September 2016
- Built small-business lead-gen and e-commerce shopping cart websites on a tight time constraint daily (mostly 1-15 business day delivery dates with content and design up-front).
- Full-stack development of custom themes, plugins, and custom fields often by scratch to extend the core functionality of WordPress.
- Worked with e-commerce websites using WooCommerce and wrote any custom implementations that were needed.
- Responded countless websites to display on any size device.
Web Developer, Multimind Group
Miami, FL | January 2015 – April 2015
- Worked heavily with e-commerce WordPress development.
- Developed themes, plugins, and custom fields for each project.
- Converted Adobe Photoshop files to a website.
- Played a secondary role as an SEO Consultant doing on-page SEO, off-page SEO, keyword research and managing social media accounts.
Bachelor of Science Program in Multimedia Design and Development
DeVry University, Ft. Washington, PA – 2 months
College of Media Arts & Technology
Concentration: Web Design & Development
Inbound Marketing Certification
Dec 2016 – Jan 2018
High School Diploma
Oley Valley School District
Aug 1997 – Jun 2010