Michael Bleigh


Creative web professional proficient in both front-end and back-end solutions. Specialized in creating advanced web application interfaces utilizing unobtrusive scripting and custom-written plugins for open source frameworks such as Ruby on Rails.

Manager of teams of four and upwards in implementing Agile software with an iterative approach and rapid turnaround.

Work experience

Work experience
Aug 2007 - Mar 2008

Creative Director

Intridea, Inc.

Reponsible for the overall creative vision and user interface design of several large-scale, cutting-edge web applications. Oversaw the design and development of a customizable, cutting-edge social networking platform.

Authored numerous open source libraries and plugins available through GitHub.

May 2007 - Jul 2007

Front-End Developer

Meridias Capital

Front-End developer in Adobe Flex, created reusable components for advanced enterprise level mortgage lending application. Implemented general user needs into specific interfaces including an iterative design process and intuitive user experience design.

May 2006 - May 2007


Webmaster intern working for IT department. Advocated and implemented a complete redesign of the corporate presence including more than 200 individual pages. Built custom content management framework in PHP and MySQL with an emphasis on data security.

Mar 2005 - Apr 2006

Senior Developer

Response Technology, LLC

Worked to design and build the front and back ends for a web-based statistical analysis tool. Created J2EE back-end for interfacing with COBOL statistical analysis programs and an Actionscript-driven Flash UI for visual manipulation of graph parameters.

May 2002 - Aug 2004

IS Intern

Worked in the IS/IT department to implement intranet solutions. Created 360 Degree performance review web application including approval chain. Created CMM Documentation management application with simple upload and storage of documentation.

Served as Command Media Coordinator and PC Acquisitions Manager.



Adobe Photoshop

Utilized Photoshop to design dozens of websites and applications as well as general image manipulation and photo manipulation and enhancement. Proficient with current best practices and latest version.

Ruby on Rails

Utilized Ruby and Ruby on Rails to develop cutting-edge web applications from the ground up. Wrote numerous blog posts indicating best practices and problem solving methods using Ruby on Rails. Released several open-source plugins to extend and improve the functionality of the platform.


Aug 2004 - May 2007

Bachelor's of Science

Major in Computer Science with a Computer Graphics and Visualization specialization. Pre-Law Certificate.

Member of Mock Trial team, technical officer and award winner as attorney and witness at the state level.

Coursework included Computer Graphics, Object Oriented Design, Networks and Systems, Computer Vision, and Computer Animation.