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Professional Experience

Senior Software Developer (2015-Present)

BLDG-25 (Cary, NC)

  • Work on a small development team creating, maintaining, and deploying web apps with a focus on elearning with great UX.
  • Use a full stack of modern tools including PHP7, Laravel, Doctrine ORM, Sass, and Angular2.
  • Use existing tools or work from scratch to build features including task queuing, email notifications, and plugin architecture.
  • Participate in Agile workflow using Trello and previously JIRA.
  • Help with UX design process.

Web Developer & Web Designer (2014–Present)

Freelance (Durham, NC)

  • Develop, design, and launch WordPress-based sites for clients.
  • Create custom plugins and themes to meet client and user needs.
  • Create responsive, cross–browser compatible sites.

Web Developer, Web Designer, & IT Associate (2011–2014)

The International Preschools (New York, NY)

  • Managed all aspects of the schools’ WordPress-based site, including development, UX design, and maintenance.
  • Coded in PHP, MySQL, CSS, HTML, Javascript, and jQuery.
  • Worked with a small team to develop a secure portal allowing parents to see content customized for their family.
  • Added website features including online applications, daily digest emails for parents, and ecommerce for program registration.
  • Worked with the IT Coordinator on the schools’ non-website IT needs, including help desk duties.

Skills

Languages

  • CSS
  • HTML
  • Javascript
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • Typescript
  • Sass (SCSS)

Frameworks & Libraries

  • Angular2
  • Doctrine ORM
  • Flexbox Grid
  • jQuery
  • Laravel
  • WordPress
  • Zurb Foundation

Tools

  • Ajax
  • Aapache
  • AWS
  • Composer
  • Git + Git Flow
  • Gulp
  • NPM
  • OpenSearchServer
  • Ubuntu
  • xDebug

Education

Amherst College, Bachelor of Arts in Philosophy (2004–2008)

  • Took two semesters of Computer Science classes focusing on Java programming.
  • Tutored two semesters of Java programming for CS students.

NYU, non-credit courses (2014)

  • Advanced PHP with MySQL
  • Demystifying UX Design
  • UX Design 1

Contact Information

Email: jack at byersprojects dot com