AustinDev

Web Development

Out of my ten years of programming, the better part of last three have been spent as a professional web developer. During which I have had the opportunity to meet incredible people in my field and work with amazing companies. This is an overview of my skills as well as a history of my work in the field.

Technical Skills

Web LanguagesPHP 5.4+ / HTML5 / CSS3 / JavaScript / Python
Modern StackLinux / Nginx / MySQL / MongoDB / Memcached
Dev ToolsSublime / Git / SASS / LESS
LibrariesPHPActiveRecord / JQuery
CMS/FrameworksZend Framework / Drupal 7 / Django

Experience

Software Architect, Echo & Co.
November 2013 - Present
· Develop web solutions using PHP powered by Drupal
· Robust front-end experience with SASS and Backbone.js
· Work directly on client projects to meet deadlines and respond to business needs
· Focus on social good clients such as World Food Program USA, MomsRising, and The Wilderness Society

Application Developer, Guild Launch LLC
June 2012 – August 2013
· Developed new features and maintained code health utilizing PHP
· Responsible for writing and optimizing complex queries in MySQL
· Hosted over 300,000 private social networks with more than 3 million users
· Created an API end-point for third party authentication using RSA encryption
· Migrated file system over to Amazon's S3 services, cutting server costs by ~30%
· Conducted and wrote usability tests with user experience team
· Wrote and maintained documentation such as patch notes and heuristic tests

Academic Researcher, University of Virginia
May 2011 – September 2011
· Invited to do research with professor Dr. David Evans
· Developed GuardRails and presented it at USENIX Security '11