Joyce Hutchings

Summary

Expertise in all areas of web application development:

  • Engage clients to clearly understand business needs
  • Research and compare open source options to find a solution that is both cost effective and meets requirements, including code development or customization as needed
  • Communicate and collaborate with work teams and clients
  • Troubleshoot and fix bugs found in open source software
  • Manage multiple tasks and priorities to meet time commitments
  • Technical skills include PHP, MySQL, Javascript, Joomla!, HTML/CSS

Work History

Work History

Freelance Web Developer
  • Designed and developed website (hutchingscarrier.com) for commercial real estate company, including an administration interface that allows Hutchings/Carrier, Inc. to add and update property information to maintain the website. Site developed using HTML/CSS, PHP, MySQL, Flash and Javascript.
  • Designed and developed a website to promote and collect information for a church auction (hrauction.org) using HTML/CSS, PHP and MySQL.
Aug 2008 - Mar 2009

Software Developer

BIGSHOT Interactive
  • Software Developer and Systems Administrator for full-service ad agency 
  • Installed, configured and customized Joomla! Extensions to implement forms, photo galleries, calendars, blogs and testimonials
  • Developed PHP applications and Joomla! modules and modified 3rd party open source extensions to meet specific client needs
  • Made significant modifications to websites (beta.avivaagent.com, beta.avivawellness.com, avivaiowacertification.com), using PHP/MySQL, and Javascript
  • Installed and configured Virtumart Online Store, developed custom modules and modified VirtueMart code as needed
2004 - 2008

Project Manager

BOLD Internet Business Solutions
  • Project Manager for small web design/development firm.
  • Gathered requirements and documented project proposals, facilitated client/team communications, developed and managed project plans and timelines. Other duties included customer support, website maintenance, and end-user training.
1991 - 2003

Various

Sprint
  • Held numerous positions of increasing responsibility ranging from Test Engineer to Sr. Manager Systems Development
  • Led team of 24, including Project Managers, Systems Programmers and Software Engineers, responsible for managing implementation, maintenance and support for Sprint’s Internet applications including www.sprint.com and web hosting
  • Received quarterly Sprint Values Excellence award from National Consumer Organization for leading a team to increase capacity on www.sprint.com
  • Facilitated adoption of an agile software development methodology resulting in improved requirements gathering and collaboration with internal customers
  • Responsible for developing applications to support Sprint’s Prepaid Card and Interactive Toll Free platforms, enabling 90 to 100% growth per year in both minutes and revenues
  • Led team of twelve, including Systems Design Engineers and Software Engineers responsible for systems design and development of Sprint’s Long Distance Operator Services platform
  • Designed and coordinated development and implementation of new products and services for Sprint Conference Line

Education

Education
Sep 2007 - Present

http://www.jccc.edu

Coursework completed includes Dreamweaver, PHP, MySQL, Javascript, Screen Design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash. Currently taking Unix Fundamentals (3 hour evening class) GPA: 4.0