Resume

Skills

  • WordPress theme and plugin development
  • WordPress Multisite administration
  • Responsive front-end design and development with HTML5, CSS3, and JS
  • Experience with SASS, jQuery, and backbone.js
  • PHP/MySQL application development
  • Integrate websites with external APIs
  • Server administration
  • Graphic design
  • Git and subversion source control management
  • iOS application development

Work Experience

Bicycle Transit Systems

Web Developer October 2015 – Present

Temple University

Sr. Systems Administrator September 2012 – October 2015

  • Design and develop a WordPress network for Temple University students and faculty at sites.temple.edu.
  • Worked under a tight deadline to deliver a new design and user experience for sites.temple.edu. This includes creating a custom solution to allow users to browse, preview, and create websites using site templates and themes.
  • Develop custom plugins and themes to support sites.temple.edu.
  • Create open source WordPress plugins.
  • Contribute to WordPress core development.
  • Lead project to design a responsive site-search application at search.temple.edu using the Google Search API
  • Manage Windows and Linux servers.
  • Work with colleagues to ensure availability and security of several academic applications for Temple University.
  • Create custom ruby and shell scripts to automate repetitive tasks.

Temple University, School of Media and Communications

December 2008 – August 2012

  • Designed and developed Temple University TV website at templetv.net, including a custom scheduling solution and an integrated solution for managing on-demand video.
  • Developed over 10 custom WordPress themes on a tight deadline for clients such as school departments, faculty, classes, and special projects.
  • Migrated WordPress Multisite network to WPEngine.com
  • Maintained a Linux/Apache/MySQL/PHP server and engineered a website backup strategy
  • Analyzed and reported web statistics and usability tests using Google Analytics to improve design, user experience, and search engine ranking.
  • Provided support and training for clients of school web properties.
  • Completed graphic design projects for web and print.

Temple University, General Education Program

Contract work from  December 2011 – present

  • Designed a site for searching and printing coupons at partner organizations.
  • Created a responsive design that works on screens of all sizes.
  • Created access controls to limit access to valid students and limit the number of times a coupon may be printed.

Temple University, Math and Science Resource Center

Contract work from May 2009 – January 2010

  • Designed website for MSRC at temple.edu/msrc.
  • Created custom javascript scheduling and search tools.

Education

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA

Studied 2008–2012

  • Political Science major with an Information Technology minor
  • GPA: 3.80

Personal Projects

Hobbies & Achievements

  • High Score at Barcade Philadelphia for:
    • Burgertime (314,200)
    • Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom (326,320)
    • Make Trax (120,230)
    • Phoenix (235,641)
  • Creator and solver of jigsaw puzzles
  • Proficient in manualism
  • Devoted cat lover