Technical Skills

Programming
ASP.NET (MVC, Webforms, C#, Entity Framework), Java, PHP, RESTful web services, Javascript/Ajax, Angular.js, HTML5, CSS

Database
MySQL, PostgreSQL/PostGIS, SQLite, SQL Server, Oracle

Misc
Wordpress, Laravel, jQuery, d3.js, Leaflet, OpenLayers, GIS, HighCharts, LaTeX

Learning
Swift, Android, Xamarin

Career Summary

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…)

Skills

Experience

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
Create dynamic data visualizations and applications to assist researchers in analysis and interpretation of data in a range of socio, economic, and demographic conditions and trends. Perform spatial queries in PostGIS for geographic data visualizations and mapping applications (GIS). Create web services for use with various applications. Build web applications using Java and Javascript with Oracle back end.

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.

Education

2010
Bachelor of Web Development Baker College, Muskegon MI
Graduated Magna Cum Laude