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Specialties

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, MySQL, WordPress, Zend, CSS, Bootstrap, Ubuntu, Responsive Design, Web Design, Web Development and Database Integrations.

Professional Experience

RealityCheck, LLC

2017

Responsibilities:

iOS App Developer

  • AngularJS Developer.
  • PHP API Developer.

The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL

Culverhouse College of Commerce

June 2013 - 2017

Responsibilities:

Lead Web Architect and Instructional Developer

  • Maintained and supported multiple websites written in Zend, CakePHP, and ROR frameworks.
  • Managed the consolidation of multiple websites into a custom developed ROR framework (https:// culverhouse.ua.edu).
  • Manage code with Git and SourceTree. –Consumed RESTful APIs to gather user related data.
  • Developed web application and Implemented user interface using Ruby on Rails, CSS, HTML5, JavaScript, and JQuery.
  • Facilitated user training, production level support, end user evaluations, and website performance reporting with Google Analytics.
  • Performed content updates to multiple websites and social media accounts.
  • Maintained and updated the codebases of four PHP Content Management Systems written in CakePHP, CodeIgniter, WordPress and Zend frameworks while using Git as a version control system.
  • PHP development aiding tools Adobe Dreamweaver, Coda and PHP Storm.
  • Demonstrated my knowledge of common web server exploits to improve the performance and security of the existing PHP CMSs.
  • Applied knowledge of PHP, CSS and JavaScript to add, edit, or remove features for existing CMSs.
  • Used terminal and Sequel Pro to connect, test, review and troubleshoot MySQL, Postgres, and SQLite databases.
  • Performed direct user authentication and authorization between multiple Ubuntu web servers and environments with terminal.
  • Managed a website consolidation project that combined four PHP CMSs into a single Ruby on Rails CMS. Activities included engaging each college department, assessing their requirements, and implementing Agile & Scrum methodologies.
  • Developed a custom CMS with Ruby on Rails based on my understanding of object-oriented programming, MVC design patterns, and ORM and RESTful architecture.
  • Developed a responsive frontend web app with Ruby on Rails that uses a shared MySQL database with the custom CMS to serve the college website.
  • Ruby on Rails development tools RubyMine, Sublime Text, Bundler, Rake, and Homebrew.
  • Implemented web server configuration to meet security and performance requirements.
  • Used front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3 to implement an elevator directory system for the college.
  • Implemented a form based registration system for a Business Plan Competition.
  • Currently studying JavaScript frameworks React and AngularJS.

Arts 'N Autism, Tuscaloosa, AL

2014 - 2017

Responsibilities:

Executive Board Member / Web Developer

  • Developed and maintained website (http://www.artsnautism.org) using WordPress and MySQL database backend.
  • Managed online fundraising campaign of over $15,000.
  • Managed social media accounts to promote fundraising and promotional inititives.

The West Alabama Food Bank, Tuscaloosa, AL

2014 - 2017

Responsibilities:

Volunteer Web Developer

  • Developed website (http://www.westalabamafoodbank.org) using customized version of CMS Pro M2.
  • Agile development methodology and scrum for both projects.

Groups and Awards

RICKY YANAURA CRIMSON SPIRIT AWARD

2009

The Rickey Yanaura Crimson Spirit Award, renamed in 2007 in honor of Rickey Yanaura, known as “the university photographer” for 25 years, recognizes employees who by actions, words, and deeds, make The University of Alabama an exceptional place to work and learn. Nominees for this award define “Crimson Spirit” by their very presence.

WEBTIDE

2015 - 2017

WebTide is a community of web professionals at The University of Alabama which exists to help benefit its members, and the university, by promoting professional development, innovation, and discussion.

CERTIFICATIONS

  • Google Analytics Certification
  • PHP Certifications (w3 schools)

 

Education

University of Alabama

B.S. Consumer Science (2009)


UA Cooperative Education Program

CMC Steel Engineering Department (Birmingham, AL)

1998 - 2000

Project Manager / Engineer

Technical Expertise

Development

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, MySQL, WordPress, Zend, CSS, Bootstrap, Ubuntu, Responsive Design, Web Design, Web Development and Database Integrations.





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