Web Developer

Technically sophisticated web development professional with a solid history of innovative design and development utilizing a wide range of languages and scripts.

Areas of Expertise

  • Broad knowledge and success designing and implementing full-stack solutions in a progressive development environment.
  • Proven success leading and executing all facets of the software development lifecycle (SDLC), from requirements gathering and design, to implementation and testing, through deployment and maintenance.
  • Solid track record of creating customized web-based applications and designing innovative website solutions.
  • Skilled in directing direct multiple tasks effectively to ensure on target completion of all deliverables.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication strengths leveraged to maintain an open dialogue with all stakeholders, troubleshoot system issues, and ensure total client satisfaction.

Technical Proficiencies

Languages: PHP, HTML, CSS, Sass, JavaScript, Java

Technologies: MySQL, jQuery, AJAX, MongoDB, Node.js

Frameworks and CMSs: CakePHP, WordPress, ReactJS, AngularJS

Other: SVN, GIT, Apache, Linux, Amazon AWS

Professional Experience

Access Intelligence

Consultant
March 2016 – June 2017

Developed custom WordPress themes and plugins. Maintained existing websites and assisted with daily edits.

ILoveKickBoxing.com

Consultant
January 2017 – March 2017

Performed security audits for several sites to revealed and eliminated vulnerabilities across several platforms.

Bloglovin’

Engineer
2016 – Present

Excelled in the systematic gathering of business requirements and specifications for upcoming company projects, while contributing to ongoing Sprint planning. Successfully created RESTFUL APIs using a custom MVC framework.

Key Achievements
  • Partnered with fellow developers to create a Blog Tag system that allows users to search for blog posts by tags and follow tags so relevant posts would appear in their feed (PHP, ReactJS).
  • Conceptualized and developed a platform for the Bloglovin’ Awards site to facilitate user voting on their favorite blogs and view Award winners (PHP, ReactJS).

New Hope Fertility Center

Web Developer
2015 – 2016

Effectively managed the full lifecycle of organizational web site design and development, from initial conceptual design, construction of both the front-end and back-end code to allow for seamless integration, and delivery of operational support. Oversaw domain and hosting registrations, as well as software functionality and security.

Key Achievements
  • Led the update and maintenance of the New Hope Fertility Main Site including a custom WordPress template and significant design and structure updates. Dramatically reduced site load time by 80% to just 4 seconds(WordPress, PHP, MySql, JavaScript).
  • Successfully created a customized Waiting Room Application which reads a SOAP response from clinic software to alert patients when they are being called to a new area of the clinic (Node.js, AngularJS, SOAP).
  • Championed the creation of a new company intranet which featured many custom components including employee directory, purchase order and refund request systems, employee scheduler and newsletter (CakePHP, AngularJS, JavaScript, Sass).
  • Architected and developed a child-themed Surrogacy Site featuring three custom WordPress plugins, an interactive map, a BMI calculator, and a pre-screening quiz (WordPress, Bootstrap, PHP, MySql, JavaScript).

Solidoodle

Web Developer
2014 – 2015

Directed full-scale development of the Solidoodle.com website to share 3D models, ensuring the continuing evolution and functionality of other sites, and undertaking the role of web administrator as needed. Effectively administered the online store, generated Web-based reports, and updated key content.

Key Achievements
  • Led the redesign and upgrade of the STL file sharing website. Successfully reorganized all site content and enhanced the 3D WebGL STL viewer (CakePhp, MySql, JavaScript, jQuery).
  • Slashed downtime by cleaning the blog of historically persistent malware and ongoing vulnerabilities within three weeks of hire.

IPRO

Web Developer
2010 – 2014

Spearheaded the design, development, and upkeep of multiple client web sites, using PHP, HTML, CSS, jQuery and JavaScript. Led the translation of client business requirements into conceptual designs by collaborating with key stakeholders to capture requests and incorporate them into realized software solutions. Owned the migration of external Web sites from Sitellite CMS to WordPress. Ensured W3C content guideline and Section 508 accessibility standards compliance via thorough site testing.

Key Achievements
  • Championed the creation of a new company intranet, first using Sitellite CMS and later WordPress, that featured multiple site plug-ins including an employee directory, an ISO directory and an interactive user alert notification system (WordPress, PHP, MySql, JavaScript).

Education and Certifications

Coursework in Computer Science, 2009-2012
NASSAU COMMUNITY COLLEGE, Garden City, New York

Front End Developer Nandodegree, 2015

ZEND PHP 5 Certification, 2010