Founder & Principal
The Waters Ward Company, LLC
Successful in spearheading complex web projects for Federal agencies, universities, businesses, and non-profits. Guide teams through the complex processes of needs assessment, technical requirements analysis, web design, technology evaluation and security compliance. Leverage full understanding of contemporary web technologies, tools and techniques. Deliver projects on time and on budget. Recent projects include: - Wharton Future of Advertising - Technical Lead for WordPress-based website supporting a worldwide community of advertising thought leaders; extended program branding and reach; increased site traffic 100%+; utilized best of breed themes and plugins including Genesis, Gravity Forms, SearchWP, FacetWP. - Export-Import Bank of the United States - Lead Developer for development and implementation of Drupal CMS intranet; deployed to Amazon AWS GovCloud; evaluated, selected, and implemented supporting contrib modules; migrated legacy content; configured maintenance and backup routines. - City of Louisville - Technical Requirements Analyst and Technical Specification Writer for Drupal CMS re-design of city website; evaluated and selected contrib modules to support site functionality. - USAgainstAlzheimer’s - IT Lead for new non-profit organization pushing for the adoption of a national plan to find a cure for Alzheimer’s; established and configured Google Apps infrastructure; implemented advocacy campaign utilizing the Salsa CRM; grew membership and advocates list (from 20,000 to over 70,000). - OpenMatters - Designed and developed WordPress-based website for digital consulting firm OpenMatters; extended online reach of OpenMatters founder and social media thought leader Barry Libert. - DC Preservation League - Designed, developed, and deployed WordPress-based website; created photo galleries displaying historic sites, endangered properties; integrated MailChimp newsletter system.