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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 experience

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 2008Mar 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
20042008

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.
19912003

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

Portfolio

Education

Sep 2007Present

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