Open Source Web Developer

Technologies

Core Skills

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Javascript
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Linux
  • Apache

Frameworks

  • PhalconPHP
  • CodeIgniter
  • Symfony
  • Laravel
  • jQuery
  • AngularJS

Work Experience

Lead Web Developer

Computer Stores Northwest
Jan 2014 - Present      Wilsonville, OR

Computer Stores Northwest (CSNW) is the parent company of two ecommerce businesses, PowerMax Computers and Bodelin Technologies, and the PowerMax retail store in Wilsonville, OR. PowerMax is an Apple authorized service provider specializing in the sale of Apple computers and computer peripherals. Bodelin Technologies designs and sells products for education and broadcasting.

  • Responsible for design, development, and security of powermax.com and bodelin.com as well as various internal web-based applications
  • Successfully relaunched powermax.com with a modernized and more flexible framework
  • Fully redesigned powermax.com cart system
  • Redesigned powermax.com website to be responsive
  • Reduced business expenses by implementing and improving site search inhouse, eliminating reliance on outside search service
  • Greatly increased efficiency of site update workflow by designing and implementing custom CMS
  • Redesigned and modernized the bodelin.com website

Application Developer

Intel Corporation
Jan 2013 - Dec 2013      Hillsboro, OR

Intel is one of the world's largest and highest valued semiconductor chip makers.

  • Implemented various aspects of Intel's developer portal: account management, application management, authentication, reporting, administration, and UI/UX programming
  • Worked as part of the Cloud Services Platform team to develop a multitenant, cloud-based application services portal

Senior Engineer

Levementum
Aug 2012 - Jan 2013      Beaverton, OR

Levementum is a global consulting and technology services company that focuses on SugarCRM, Salesforce and Magento for businesses, non-profits, and other organizations.

  • Worked as part of the SugarCRM development team
  • Worked closely with clients to define, design, and implement custom SugarCRM features and modifications

Senior Application Developer

Highland Group
Oct 2010 - Apr 2012      Grand Rapids, MI

Highland Group is a full service advertising, marketing, brand strategy, web design and mobile application agency.

  • Designed and implemented Zeggio, a custom, cloud-based, SaaS CRM aimed at small to medium-sized businesses
  • Worked closely with marketing to enhance the Zeggio product based on market feedback and focus testing
  • Supervised contracted programmers

Senior Application Developer

eTool Developers
Jan 2009 - Oct 2010      Grand Rapids, MI

eTools is a provider of internet business communication tools for the automotive aftermarket.

  • Lead development team for eTool Content Management Platform (eCMP), a custom single-instance, shared application framework. The eCMP includes a templating engine, ecommerce capabilities, and reporting tools.
  • Upgraded development framework (eCMP) from procedural code to object-oriented code
  • Improved application stability and security by introducing version control into the development process by setting up and managing SVN
  • Enhanced ecommerce offerings by integrating support for Authorize.net and Shopatron payment gateways, UPS and FedEx shipping rate APIs, client configurable shipping methods, temporary price overrides, coupons, gift certificates, and wishlists
  • Improved coding practices by introducing PDO, jQuery, and objectoriented programming practices
  • Increased feature development efficiency by developing a module/add-on system for the eCMP to allow easier functionality expansion and allowed new features to be added to client sites as paid upgrades

Senior Application Developer

Structure Interactive
April 2000 - Nov 2008      Grand Rapids, MI

Structure Interactive was a web design, advertising and marketing firm

  • Successfully lead the code migration of Union Carbide online properties to Dow Chemical content management environment following UC acquisition
  • Successfully lead the code migration of Dow AgroSciences online properties into Dow Chemical content management environment
  • Designed web-based crisis response system for Dow.com to allow quick deployment of ad hoc crisis-related web sites and corresponding homepage changes with traffic adaptive templates
  • Designed and developed consignment tracking application for Dow AgroSciences Australia allowing them to manage product allocation and ordering to their 100+ dealers across Australia
  • Designed and developed custom CMS and extranet for Dow Fiber Solutions, allowing their sales teams and business partners to access marketing and print materials online as well as place orders for printed materials and product samples
  • Designed shared-content capability for Dow Chemical's CMS, allowing content to be reused across websites without duplication
  • Applied an array of development skills, internet knowledge, and experience developing web applications by building and improving the web presence and web-based applications for the company's largest clients