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Terrace South Independence, MO
Senior Level Web
Talented web development professional
with over nine years of experience in development of small business
websites to large scale social media websites. Experience includes
concentration in developing PHP based web applications and database
development along with system administration and great diversity in
many other advanced web development technologies. Takes pride in completed
works. Always a "can do" attitude. Constantly looking to expand
knowledge through learning new technologies and practices.
Over years Web Development
experience, with proven background of successfully managing all facets
of web site development, from server setup and administration to site
design, architecture, deployment and management.
Indepth knowledge of multiple
programming languages and database management.
Strong troubleshooting and
Demonstrated ability to
complete highend projects in deadline driven environments.
Proven success at overhauling
web sites to improve performance for server, client and search engines.
Effective in working
solo and within team environments.
Able to efficiently communicate
with coworkers, clientele and providers.
History of effectively leading
others in both development environments and others.
Efficient in working with
outside providers to gain best use in services, to help lower costs.
Innovative, creative and
always dreaming of new ideas and best ways to use up and coming technology
Posses strong statistical
and analytical skills.
Summary of Qualifications
Technical Skill Set
Programming: PHP, SQL, HTML,
CSS tableless design
Servers: Linux CentOS,
Web Servers: Apache, IIS,
Databases: MySQL, PostgreSQL,
Tools: SVN, GIT, Trac,
Memcache, Webmin, Cpanel, Plesk
Operating Systems: Unix;
RH, CentOS, Ubuntu, Debian Windows; Server , XP
AWS: EC, S
Cloud computing services
Facebook Application development
Twitter API development
CDN services LimeLight,
Multitude of provider API
Adobe Illustrator, Flash, PhpED, Zend, Pico / Nano, MS Expression Web,
MS Office, MS Visual Studio, DreamWeaver and many others.
Catholic Content mycatholicvoice.com
Headed up development on
company's pilot initiative "MyCatholicVoice Connections".
Tasked with combining wireless technology partners with the current
social media website in place mycatholicvoice.com.
Worked with outside vendors
to provided needed services used by the site through use of APIs. Textcaster,
AWS, Limelight, WaterShed, Cdyne
Development of "plan
of action" for several projects including the new pilot functionality
being integrated with current site.
Integrated WordPress platform
with current site through development of WordPress plugins to make
for tight integration with main website, without modifying the WordPress
or main site cores.
iPhone application development
web based application for registration and user profile management.
Worked directly with company
executives and others in "brainstorming sessions" to help
in development of the business plan and planned service offerings.
Led a complete overhaul
of the existing website code, to increase code execution times, speed
page loads and lessen server load.
Planned and led transitioning
between major versions of the website and migration of the website and
all business data to a new web host.
Developed complex Postgres
database full text search system, including indexing system and search
engine, used as the backbone of the site.
Built custom shopping cart
system and payment gateway using Authorize.net Credit Card Processor.
Developed a promotional
coupon system with coupons issued by the company or by its publisher
Developed many "social
networking" site features such as user groups, bulletin boards,
forums and user messaging and invite system.
Developed a custom PHP framework
to use with an inhouse and developed REST API for use in current
Worked with multiple PHP
frameworks, including CodeIgniter and Kohana and custom frameworks.
Developed FaceBook applications
to work with the site API for use in website promotion.
Managed Search Engine Optimization
to gain top positions on Google for much of the site for targeted keywords.
Further developed the company
website, provided support for hosting clients, network/server administration
and help in sales of web site design and development.
Provided development services
for several established clients. Services included adding functionality
to their current sites, SEO enhancements, performance enhancements server
and code and ecommerce consulting and development.
Redeveloped the company
web site for better SEO performance, site performance and enhanced UI.
hundreds of virtual private and dedicated servers within two NOCs. Administration
included setup and configuration of Centos, Ubuntu and Windows based
servers. Setup and configuration of email, , database and spam filtering
Provided technical support
for hundreds of clients via email trouble ticket system and telephone.
Led migration of hundreds
of client sites from older "VDS" to new "VPS" platform.
Lead Developer Tech Support "Specialist"
Designed, developed and
sites and server systems.
Built a scheduling service
for clients to reserve times combined with payment processing for scheduled
Developed custom shopping
cart systems for clients using various payment processors
Designed and built web site
for a law firm, to make legal forms available to their clients.
Used Photoshop in building
templates, plugins and various affiliate sections.
Application, Web and Graphic
SEO Search Engine Optimization