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Statement

Technology is my passion, and my goal is to make the career change that will allow me to utilize that every day.  My time spent on Bloc's Full Stack Web Development program has given me the skills to make that a reality.

Technical Work

Proficiencies: Ruby on Rails, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, Git, Github, Rspec, Heroku

Production Sites: 

All sites are written in Ruby on Rails using Bootstrap front end and hosted through heroku.com.  They also can be found at my portfolio: mattwhite.io

Skills

An effective junior web developer with strong communication and problem solving skills.  Highly self-motivated and constantly looking to advance my knowledge of coding.  Self-directed learning via Bloc's Full Stack Developer program for Ruby on Rails development.  Currently learning JavaScript and jQuery via https://teamtreehouse.com/home and https://www.codeschool.com/

Work History

20142015

Construction Project Coordinator

John Wieland Homes
  • Act as an intermediary between builders and vendors to ensure that proper pricing and purchase orders are generated.
  • Ensure all custom buyer design selections are entered properly into the database.
  • Perform all resident IT duties.
20142014

Medical Records Technician

Record Flow
  • Assist in process of digitizing medical records for local hospitals.
20132013

Customer Service Representative

Aon Hewitt
  • Facilitated the health plan enrollment process for Bank of America, CHI, and Thomson Reuters employees and their dependents.
20122012

Advertising Account Executive

ThinkSplot Design Studio
  • Prepared custom presentations to give to potential clients – including both writing the script and designing the presentation itself.
  • Worked inter-departmentally and directly with clients, relaying information between both groups and ensuring satisfaction on both sides.

Education

Jan 2015Oct 2015

Full Stack Web Development

Bloc

Learned fundamentals of web development including Ruby, Rails, CSS, and HTML

Aug 2008May 2012

Health Policy and Management

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Graduated from the Gillings School of Global Public Health