Senior Web Developer

Noble Studios, 2012-current

I wear many hats at this digital marketing agency. Primarily I am a senior web developer, and it has been my responsibility to lead and mentor the development team, develop and manage development processes, work with each department to ensure projects are well scoped, estimated, and architected, as well as writing quality code for many types of web projects.

Responsibilities

  • Architect. Responsible for project estimation, scope development, and overall architecture for large and high risk DMO, ecommerce, and marketing web projects. Supporting the sales team through research and planning. Supporting the project management team by helping clarify scope and developing accurate estimates. Mentoring the development team. Creating accurate data model and technical documents.
  • DevOps. Managed Chef Server, developed custom Chef cookbooks, managed marketing web hosting infrastructure for large hospital system, ecommerce systems, and international websites on Rackspace and AWS. Implemented Jenkins into build process. Implemented Vagrant & Docker based development workflows. Used packer to build custom development images. Implemented capistrano for consistent deployments.
  • Web Developer Developed custom WordPress plugins to meet HIPAA requirements for storing data at rest. Developed custom WordPress theme framework for rapid theme development. Extensive experience with WordPress, ExpressionEngine, and CraftCMS; Proficient with Drupal 7 & 8, and Magento 1.7.

Achievements

  • Effectively managed external development team on a high risk Drupal project
  • Developed performance auditing systems
  • Successfully implemented a modern, consistent, and scalable development process
  • Defined processes and best practices for technical documentation
  • Architected several large Magento, WordPress, and Drupal projects
  • Developed WordPress framework as basis for companies boutique WordPress theme projects
  • Developed internal tool for managing company passwords that integrated into company AD

Freelancer

2008-2012

During this time I was cultivating a freelance business, taking on many local and regional businesses. My work centered around boutique web design and custom application development for local businesses.

Partner/Developer

Lab Analytix, 2011-2012

We developed a custom ERP designed for mining companies to manage the life cycle of mining samples.

Responsibilities

  • Architecting Core ERP system
  • Front End Development
  • Back End Development

Achievements

  • Prototyped a websocket based system for reading scale data in real time and interfacing with the web app
  • Developed RESTful API for ERP system
  • Developed a “task builder” to allow managers to customize the testing processes for each core sample

Senior Web Developer

Exyst, 2008-2011

Was responsible for entire life cycle of many web projects; sales, IA, design, development, launch, support.

Web Developer/Designer

Noble Studios, 2005-2008