Career Summary

For over 15 years I have helped to create amazing projects for clients looking to achieve unprecedented and remarkable websites that no one has yet to see! With the ability to scale your design to any device without cutting corners. Working with cutting edge technology and the best practices available I build websites with security and performance in mind and my methodology is proven in every industry thus far.

Work Experience

Freelance Developer

GoDaddy.Pro
2016 - Present

Worked with numerous Godaddy clients to create the look, layout, and features of their websites. The majority of work requires having the understanding of mulitple design and programming methodologies. Casual work consists of modifications, maintenance, custom programming, and prioritizing the needs of each client individually.

Achievements:

From the initial purchase of Elto, Inc. by GoDaddy till this very day I've been the #1 rated  GoDaddy.Pro. And have strived to keep this position and position ranking throughout their unique freelance ecosystem.

Technologies used:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL / MariaDB
  • WordPress
  • Shopify
  • OpenCart
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Webpack
  • GatsbyJS
  • Dedicated Servers
  • Virtual Private Servers
  • Adobe Photoshop

Developer

Elto
2012 - 2015

Worked with numerous clients to create the look, layout, and features of their websites. The majority of work requires having the understanding of mulitple design and programming methodologies. Casual work consists of modifications, maintenance, custom programming, and prioritizing the needs of each client individually. Elto would go on to be sold to GoDaddy in the summer of 2015.

Technologies used:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL / MariaDB
  • WordPress
  • Joomla
  • Drupal
  • Dedicated Servers
  • Virtual Private Servers
  • Adobe Photoshop

Co-Founder & Lead Developer

SporkBit
2011 - 2012

Working with Thomas Gilliland, I helped to provide anything from customer support to fully blown custom website development. Our main customer base were the states of Indiana, Ohio, and surrounding areas where there were businesses in rural locations who could benefit from having a website and be able to pay monthly instead of a lump sum.

Technologies used:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • (S)CSS
  • MySQL / MariaDB
  • WordPress
  • Adobe Photoshop

Web Developer  (Intern)

d3-Networks
2009 - 2011

d3-networks was an award-winning professional IT company that provided a full spectrum of services: domain registration, website design, website hosting, search engine optimization (SEO), website updates & maintenance, e-commerce solutions, and a complete set of on-site computer-related services. My role included remote development and customer support.

Technologies used:

  • HTML
  • PHP
  • JavaScript
  • MySQL
  • Adobe Photoshop

Skills & Tools

Frontend

  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • (S)CSS
  • ReactJS
  • GatsbyJS
  • Vue

Backend

  • PHP
  • Java
  • C#
  • C\C++
  • Python
  • Node.js
  • MySQL / MariaDB
  • GraphQL

eCommerce

  • WooCommerce
  • Shopify
  • OpenCart
  • BigCommerce
  • Big Cartel
  • SquareSpace

Other

  • Visual Basic
  • DevOps
  • Code Review
  • Git
  • Unit Testing
  • Wireframing
  • Lunacy
  • Adobe XD
  • Microsoft Office

Education

  • MS, Information Systems
    University of Phoenix
    2016 - 2018
  • BS, Information Technology
    University of Phoenix
    2013 - 2015
  • AS, Information Technology
    University of Phoenix
    2011 - 2012
  • AS, Information Technology
    Ohio University
    2010 - 2011

Interests

  • Cooking
  • Video Games
  • Family
  • Nature
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