Projects

  • PWA Generator: a static site generator that builds and deploys Progressive Web Apps to Netlify (in progress)  
  • Dog Safe Foods: a Progressive Web App that allows you to instantly determine whether a certain food is safe for dogs to consume  
  • Cat Safe Foods: a Progressive Web App that allows you to instantly determine whether a certain food is safe for cats to consume  
  • Simple PWA: a Progressive Web App template that provides the minimum file structure needed to create a PWA  
  • Gmail Analyzed: a Progressive Web App that analyzes your inbox and provides a list of the email senders that are clogging it up (in progress)  

Skills

  • HTML
  • CSS/Sass
  • PHP
  • JavaScript (ES6+)
  • jQuery
  • Git
  • Linux
  • Apache
  • Shell
  • MySQL
  • phpMyAdmin
  • APIs
  • WordPress
  • CMS Development
  • Static/JAMstack Websites
  • Progressive Web Apps
  • Google Marketing Platform
  • Google Search Console
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Tag Manager
  • Google AdSense
  • Google Optimize
  • Adobe Creative Cloud

Education

Experience

  • Mercy for Animals (remote, 2015-2019)

    Summary:

    • Created, maintained, and fixed issues with websites and web applications, including a large existing codebase with minimal documentation
    • Hired and managed a team of three web developers
    • Wrote and reviewed a large amount of technical and non-technical documentation
    Full Stack Web Developer (2016-2018), Associate Director of Web Development (2018-2019)
    • Communicated with other departments and developed software solutions to address their technical needs
    • Advised and guided the organization on higher-level technical functionality and planning
    • Assisted with creating, updating, and fixing issues with websites and web applications written in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL including a large existing codebase with minimal documentation
    • Assisted in creating and maintaining a large library of technical documentation for both technical and non-technical staff members
    • Used Git for code version control and managed large code base with multiple users
    • Built team of three developers, including analyzing team needs, creating job postings, interviewing candidates, and selecting new hires
    • Managed and mentored team members
    • Managed projects, eliminated roadblocks, delegated tasks according to team member suitability and workload
    • Conducted code reviews to ensure functionality and quality
    • Kept on top of new trends for websites and web applications
    Web Developer (2015-2016)
    • Created, updated, and fixed issues with websites and applications written in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL
    • Used Git for code version control
    • Created technical documentation for both technical and non-technical staff members
    • Kept on top of new trends for websites and web applications
  • Animal Outlook (remote, 2013-2015)

    Summary:

    • Created, maintained, and fixed issues with websites and web applications
    • Built and maintained a LAMP server
    • Wrote a large amount of technical and non-technical documentation
    Web Developer (2013), Director of Technology (2013-2015)
    • Developed and maintained WordPress themes, plugins, and 3rd party integrations in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL
    • Migrated several websites to WordPress with the goal of non-technical staff maintainability
    • Built and maintained a secure and reliable Linux server with Apache, MySQL, and PHP (LAMP), which hosted a large number of websites
    • Set up and used Git for code version control
    • Developed graphics using Adobe Photoshop upon request
    • Reviewed and edited web content and layout
    • Developed and maintained documentation with the level of user technical expertise in mind
    • Coordinated and/or assisted with other projects as determined
    • Designed and sent out newsletters using Mailchimp
    • Set up tracking on websites including Google Search Console, Google Analytics, and Google Adwords
    • Contributed to strategies for driving traffic to websites, including writing blog articles as time allowed
    • Continuously searched for ways to improve websites
  • General Dynamics Mission Systems (Taunton MA, 2008-2013)

    Summary:

    • Wrote, tested, and fixed embedded software
    • Managed the software release process for our engineering team
    • Wrote and reviewed technical documentation
    Software Engineer (2010-2013), Software Engineering Intern (2008-2010)
    • Wrote software for embedded systems in C and Java
    • Tested software and fixed bugs in C and Java
    • Worked in collaboration with other teams and departments in a large organization
    • Managed the entire software release process for a large team of engineers
    • Wrote and reviewed documentation for other technical users