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
  • Node
  • MongoDB
  • Handlebars
  • React
  • jQuery
  • ChartJS
  • Python
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Blaze
  • WordPress
  • Bootstrap

Work Experience (6)

Web Developer
Super Breakers
Feb 2019 - Current
https://superbreakers.net

Created an internal suite of business analytic tools, integrating APIs, and building / maintaining a server. This was along with the daily work maintaining and improving the existing e-commerce web site.

  • Reduced existing e-commerce website load time from 7 seconds to 3 by optimizing code and modernizing dev ops practices

  • Built and maintained server for hosting web applications and API that I also built to share data between platforms

  • Created a full stack web application to improve efficiency and processes for e-commerce

  • Maintained and deployed all tech based assets in office and for remote workers

  • Deployed a new cloud based phone system to provide remote workers with ability to seamlessly transition to working from home

Web Developer
Signet Research
Nov 2016 - Feb 2019
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 replicates 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 - Jan 2019
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 - Jul 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
Feb 2014 - Jan 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
Jan 2010 - Jun 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
2002 - 2006

Interests

Fitness

  • Running
  • Biking
  • Rowing

Woodworking

  • Cabinetry
  • Carving
  • Furniture