|OBJECTIVE:||To make beatiful web applications and collaborate with brilliant people.|
|EDUCATION:||Tulane University, Tulane College, New Orleans, LA.
Bachelor of Arts in Computer Science and Philosophy, Architecture minor, May 2002
Worked as a consulting software engineer on a variety of high profile projects.
Utilized test-driven-development within an AGILE workflow; worked with and led teams both large and small.
Developed for both LAMP and MEAN stacks.
Developed a propriety MVC framework utilizing ColdFusion and Mustache templates. Expanded REST API. Provisioned site to tie into various 3rd party web-services. Engineered a multi-server synchronized WordPress backend as a consumer friendly CMS.
(*while Creative Virtual is based in London, the majority of my work for them was done while telecommuting from New Orleans, LA)
Developed, expanded, and maintained the corporate knowledgebase. Created a custom knowledgebase application based on a pre-existing framework provided by Talisma, using ASP and MS SQL. Supervised and coordinated the transition of this high volume site into a new hosting environment. Increased traffic by 28%, and ROI by 42% (measuring the cost of development against the decreased cost of customer service).
Maintained, updated, and expanded company website using PHP and MySQL. Developed e-mail marketing campaign and monthly newsletter. Increased revenue by 34% and site traffic by 18% within a year. Developed an interactive cross-platform promotional cd in flash. Coordinated site branding with company branding, and supervised the advertising and internet departments within the company (staff of 4). Negotiated and developed interactive media campaigns for the company with the Austin American Statesman, Google Adwords, & others.
Developed and maintained Miva-Merchant based company ecommerce site with PHP and MySQL. Developed e-mail marketing campaign and promotional materials for print (with Dreamweaver, Photoshop and Quark).
Built and cut trail. Lived out of a tent for 6 months 18 miles from the nearest road. Became fast friends with 12 incredible people. Sheltered a very distressed girl scout troop from some very inclement weather. Learned dry stone masonry. Learned which end of a mule not to stand next to. Learned how to persevere and find joy in harsh conditions, and the proper way to urinate into a Gatorade bottle.
The skills below are weighted by level of experience.
References and code samples are available here.