I think some of the most important traits are being a hard worker and lifelong learner and I embody both of those. You cannot always know everything but you can learn anything you want.

Skills

Web Development

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • MongoDB
  • Handlebars
  • React
  • jQuery
  • ChartJS
  • PHP
  • Blaze
  • WordPress

Work Experience (5)

Web Developer
Signet Research
November 2016 - Current
https://sibylsurveys.com

Developed an advanced surveying web app, from the ground up, using MeteorJS. The surveying platform has features that compete with companies such as Qualtrics and SurveyMonkey.

  • Created an API that mimics most of the core web apps functionality

  • Used Mocha with Chai to write complete test coverage

  • Worked on several independent workers in Node to process and reduce load from core app to maintain optimal performance for intensive tasks

  • Designed and created the website to that is used to sell the platform to potential clients

  • Optimized MongoDB database schema and put in place advanced schema tools using simpl-schema

Web Developer and Creator
MMA Theory
May 2017 - Current
https://mmatheory.com

Created a website to analyze Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) results and draw statistic based conclusions.

  • Gathered a complete and accurate database of all recorded MMA fights to date

  • Created statistical models from concepts to display correlations between past events and upcoming events

  • Used ChartJS to display statistical information in an engaging way.

Web Developer
Obstacle Racing Media
May 2015 - July 2017
http://obstacleracingmedia.com

Within one year doubled the traffic in every metric and significantly increased performance in areas such as bounce rate, time on page, and returning visitors.

  • Reduced page load time from 7+ seconds to under 3 seconds

  • Conceived SEO standards and best practices for an open pool of contributors

  • Built a web store that worked with 20+ drop shippers and automated, no inventory, shirt printing

  • Created a customized calendar using JavaScript and PHP to display geo located results without user interaction

  • Designed all creative graphics in Adobe PhotoShop and Adobe InDesign for articles and promotional materials

Visual Content Manager
Spartan Race
February 2014 - January 2015
https://spartan.com

Managed and created digital assets across the brand.

  • Created a system to manage over 500k photos with metadata in a digital asset management platform

  • Designed images for promoting races, events, and products

  • Photographed products and events to provide promotional quality photos beyond standard event coverage images

Photographer and Editor
New York Stock Exchange
January 2010 - June 2014
https://nyse.com

Photographed all events and guests ranging from heads of state visiting the trading floor to global brand promotions for IPO's.

  • Provided photo coverage of the large events in entertainment and news, while being able to continually adapt to a variety of environments

  • Responsible for editing large quantities of images and inputting metadata for prominent live events

  • Maintained an active archive with metadata while handling client requests in a 24/7 news cycle

  • Worked directly with clients and other photographers to meet and exceed expectations

Education (1)

Bachelors
Ramapo College

Interests

Fitness

  • Running
  • Biking
  • Rowing

Crytpocurrency

  • Monero
  • Aeon
  • Bitcoin

Woodworking

  • Cabinetry
  • Carving
  • Furniture