PHP + Laravel + WordPress
C# + ASP.NET
HTML + CSS
SQL + NoSQL Databases
End To End Testing
Mobile First + Responsive Design
Git + Version Control
REST + API Creation
Object Oriented Programming
May 2008 - April 2015
- Orchestrated the development of an elegant website for one of North Carolina’s major political conferences. Built on top of FoundationPress using SASS and Grunt and implemented custom scheduling and event functionality with PHP and WordPress. Used a mobile first philosophy and built completely responsive on all devices.
- Pioneered the production of a state-wide legislative ranking site built atop PHP and MySQL. This included the development and construction of a relational database for media queries. Used jQuery and AJAX to query database for data.
- Directed a team of 6 interns to create a series of YouTube videos. Appointed different assignments to each team member to finalize project. Video series viewership was over 7,500.
- Envisioned and created interactive and viral content to promote brand visibility, including an AJAX and jQuery-based game that earned over 50K views.
- Spearheaded the creation of an HTML newsletter creator utilizing jQuery that notably saved work hours. Ensured the program was accessible and intuitive, allowing for employees in other departments to learn and independently use the creator.
- Employed responsive design techniques and search engine optimization best practices, resulting in a 30% increase in pageviews and a 42% increase in unique visitorship.
- Harnessed the Auhorize.net API to create donation forms from scratch resulting in increased revenue to the non-profit.
- Established A/B testing program on numerous brand emails to monitor and adjust conversion optimization strategy and increase average click rates by 3-5%.
- Executed WordPress multisite install and developed many WordPress themes and plugins using PHP, HTML, CSS, MySQL, and jQuery for multiple successful websites with intuitive navigation and user-friendly interactive features.
- Provided effective support for several products to people of various skill sets and technical knowledge.
Computer Programming Certificate, In Progress
NC State University, Raleigh, North Carolina
Bachelor of Arts in Communications, 2007
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
High School Diploma, 2003
Cary Academy, Cary, NC