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