I am a web developer & designer with a lot of experience and a broad range of skills. I’m very independent, hard working, and I love challenges. I’ve been doing this since 1997 and I still love it.
- Back-End Web Development: PHP & MySQL
- CMS Software: Extensive use of WordPress. I build custom WordPress themes and plugins.
- SEO: Knowledge of SEO best practices
- Operating Systems/Hardware: Linux/Unix, MacOS and Windows when I have to. I can perform intermediate administration and troubleshooting for most application and network issues. I can build desktops & servers from scratch. I strongly prefer Open Source Technology.
- System Administration: Intermediate Linux System Administration including Apache, SSL, MySQL, etc. I have been running a Linux based desktop since the late ’90s.
- Revision Control: Git, Subversion, Bazaar and CVS.
- Design: Trained in Graphic Design & Photography. Fluent in most graphics software.
Development & Design. 2005-current
Built countless websites for small to medium-sized companies
Custom WordPress themes and plugins
Worked with a network of designers on large scale websites
Client interfacing and project management
Hosting and management of client sites
Greater Than One
Senior Developer. New York, NY. 2004-2005
Responsible for front-end development on high profile pharmaceutical websites
Hand-coded standards compliant HTML/CSS
Worked to teach designers the best design practices for faster development
Client list: Novo Nordisk, Novartis, Lilly, New York University
Clark for President Campaign
Developer/SysAdmin/Tech Support. Little Rock, AR. 2003
Responsible for maintaining the Linux server network and providing desktop support for a team of 200+ staff at campaign headquarters
Part of a 3 person Computer/Network/Information Security team
Built and maintained the campaign’s intranet
Updated the campaign’s website
Photographed for the campaign’s press releases
Web Developer. New York, NY. 2000-2001
Created front-end code for customized versions of Collab.net’s software
Worked closely with the back-end developers; integrated HTML code into PHP, Perl, Java and C++ code
Checked files in and out of Subversion in a Linux environment
Client list: Oracle, Dresdner Kleinwort, Sun Microsystems, OpenOffice.org & Mozilla.org
Web Developer. Cambridge, MA & New York, NY. 2000
Created HTML templates for junior developers to build out websites
Helped educate designers on best practices for design for the web
Client list: Highmark, Charles Schwab, U.S. Trust, Quest Diagnostics and Ford Motor Company
Web Designer/Tech Support. Cambridge, Ma. 1998-1999
Web Design & Development
Phone-based technical support
Basic Linux/Unix server administration
Bangkok, Thailand. 2005
Intensive Thai Program
School of the Museum of Fine Arts
Boston, MA. 1998-2000
Open major with a focus on web, digital, video and sonic art
Massachusetts College of Art
Boston, MA. 1997-1998
Film photography major
Hobbies & Interests
I enjoy cooking & baking, travel & exploring, scuba diving, lengthy discussion about random subjects, history, geography, politics, music, photography, nature, plants, reading, and languages & linguistics.
I’m extremely self-motivated and well organized. I have a strong desire to learn and figure out things. I’m globally aware, and I’ve traveled to almost 60 countries and lived abroad for 6 years. I am a native English speaker and can speak and read Thai at a conversational level. I’m a published cookbook author.
You can see my personal site here: 00ff00.com