Employment
  • Web Developer

    - Present

    Google - Wavii was acquired by Google. I'm on the knowledge team.

  • Front-end Web Developer

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    Wavii automatically creates social content in real-time from news, blogs, and tweets across the web. Utilizing a proprietary piece of core Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology, Wavii is able to accurately and performantly understand prose on the web, delivering information in a Facebook-like feed that users can consume like never before.

  • PHP Web Developer

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    INE in Bellevue, WA is dedicated to helping candidates in pursuit of becoming a Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert in Routing & Switching, Voice, Security, Service Provider. They have a large customer base that purchases streaming & downloadable content as well as renting practice time on physical racks.

  • PHP Web Developer

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    Stripes39 in Seattle, WA ia a web development firm that is in a few different web verticals online. From developing a network of niche e-commerce stores to building social media content sites to developing domains to rank for high value key word search terms.

Experience
  • Career Index

    2 months

    A very large index of over 5K institutions graphing the last 5 years of teacher, wage, population, and other public data. I created over 2GB of raw SQL data that needed to be organized, and QA'ed.

  • Online MBA

    4 weeks

    Complete front and back end. Advanced HTML,CSS,JS & SEO techniques. From PSD to wordpress. Over 20 different page layout styles made to pixel perfection. Ranks very high in Google. Custom javascript modules and latest CSS techniques for page optimization and speed.

  • Image / Video CDN

    7 weeks

    A content delivery network using Amazon servers that track social sharing of images and videos. Bleeding edge ajax video uploader that encodes and optimizes videos for the HTML5 video formats using AWS technologies. Built using PHP's MVC framework CodeIgnitor.

  • Medical Billing & Coding

    3 days

    Custom javascript modules, ajax forms that integrate with wordpress, a few javascript SEO techniques for high-ranking keywords, and a few jQuery-esque UI plugins.

  • Ranking App

    2 weeks

    I built an internal tool for watching certain keywords progress for sites. A user could add, edit and delete websites and keywords. Everyday the app would launch an Amazon EC2 instances and search google and report the ranking. This tool saved a lot of time & money.

  • Online PhD Programs

    1½ weeks

    Advanced CSS & HTML techniques, assisted with the design and the front-end development. Progressive and unusual Wordpress integration and support.

  • Distribution App

    2 weeks

    An internal tool tacking teams' contacts, the app would track the history of what team contacted what people and when. CSV upload, or manually entry, and excel or mail merge export.

Code Examples
Skills
  • Technologies

    PHP5, SQL, XHTML / HTML5, CSS2.1 / CSS3, OOP, Wordpress, CodeIgnitor, Amazon Web Services, Canvas API, Content Strategy, Website Speed / Performance, Cross-Browser / Cross-Platform Development, CSS Frameworks / Resets, CSS Grids, CSS Pre-Processors (LESS / Sass), Debugging Tools (Firebug, etc), Document Object Model (DOM), Functional Programming, HTML and CSS Specifications (W3C), HTML5 Boilerplate, HTML5/CSS3 Polyfills, IE6-IE8 Bugs and Inconsistencies, Intermediate SEO, JavaScript / Ajax, jQuery, JSON, Microdata / Microformats, Modernizr, Progressive Enhancement / Graceful Degradation, Responsive Web Design, UX / Usability, Version Control (Git / GitHub / Subversion), Web Font Embedding

Education
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    Northwest University BA Music

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    Highline Community College AA.

Interests
  • Learning the latest web technologies, experiencing good food (sushi anyone?), disc golfing, performing music, driving fast and exotic cars, and last but certainly not least enjoying the company of my lovely wife.