Front and back-end web application development experience, and ability to thrive in an environment where I can enhance products I believe in while also growing as a web application developer.
HTML, CSS, SCSS, Bower, Ruby on Rails 3.x to 5.x, jQuery, HAML, HTML Frameworks such as Bootstrap, PHP and MVC PHP frameworks such as Symfony, CMS frameworks such as Drupal and Joomla, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Apache, Nginx, Ubuntu/Linux distros, git, familiarity with agile development, project management tools such as Pivotal Tracker or Asana, Proficiency in learning new software and frameworks quickly
server setup, browser nuances, user account management and security, some web server security, web app analytics using Google Analytics, web app monitoring (New Relic), Modernizr
Proven track record of creating web sites based on client specifications under strict deadlines, integrating third-party APIs into existing applications, and implementing single sign-on integrations. Some challenges completed during this time include: accurately translating client’s business needs into working software, completing a multi-month Ruby on Rails project for a client as a solo dev, implementing queue workers to successfully process API data daily. During my time at Sandstorm I’ve become one of the “go-to” developers for specialty projects (Ruby on Rails, Joomla).
25 person team-based project in which the task was to complete a game in two semesters. Skills demonstrated included creating functionality in extensible modules, project management, time management, maintaining clarity in design documents as well as documenting actions taken during the project, using SVN as version control, creating a reasonable pipeline to submit and push code, managing the different divisions of the project (art, design, programming, etc.) to come together in a cohesive way, asset creation, debugging code as necessary.
B.A. Game Design
Columbia College Chicago 2011