MySQL, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, SQLite, SQL Server, Oracle
Wordpress, Laravel, jQuery, d3.js, Leaflet, OpenLayers, GIS, HighCharts, LaTeX
Swift, Android, Xamarin
I am a flexible and committed developer with excellent problem solving skills. I am hungry for knowledge, and enjoy every opportunity to learn new skills and competencies. I am passionate about what I do, the projects I develop, and the field of programming in general. I use Oxford commas. I am an enthusiastic team player who strives to implement standards compliant solutions while adhering to best practices whenever possible. I pick up programming languages like Homer picks up beers (I have a serious programming problem…)
- Highly skilled in a variety of programming languages and frameworks
- Excellent problem solving skills and the ability to think on my feet
- Extensive knowledge of data visualization and GIS techniques
- Ability to architect large scale dynamic web applications
- Strong knowledge of Linux and Windows web servers, including Apache and IIS.
2003 – Present
Cstef Solutions, Muskegon MI
Designed, developed, and installed numerous websites that range from static brochure sites to large scale CMS-driven sites. Developed a number of websites using ASP.NET, PHP, WordPress, and Laravel Framework. Worked closely with clients from concept, through the design process, development phase, and deployment.
2013 – 2014
Programmer, UpTrending, Palo Alto, CA
Build web applications with PHP and MySQL using a variety of frameworks and content management systems including Zend Framework, WordPress, Vanilla Forums, and Laravel. Create custom WordPress plugins and themes with a focus on adding functionality.
2011 – 2013
Programmer, Community Research Institute, GVSU, Grand Rapids MI
2007 – 2011
Developer, Revel, Muskegon MI
Build web applications with PHP and MySQL that range from simple data entry applications to full scale e-commerce solutions. Convert Photoshop mockups to XHTML and CSS. Maintain a large number of web sites, performed updates and added functionality as needed. Customize numerous Joomla sites. Customize a number of Magento sites. Work on a team that created custom social networking sites.
Bachelor of Web Development Baker College, Muskegon MI
Graduated Magna Cum Laude