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Is jQuery Still Relevant?

What is jQuery? jQuery is a JavaScript library that helps developers interact with HTML interfaces.  Its not a framework but simply a collection of functions that allow developers to interact with the DOM.  It also provides cross browser support and is easy to install.  It is well established and used… Read More

When Should I Use WordPress?

WordPress has matured from a basic blogging platform to a full fledged CMS. Its a great platform for building many types of sites but it shouldn’t be used as a “default” platform. You should use WordPress when… 1. You Are Starting a Blog WordPress is a blogging great solution. Its… Read More

Background

Summary

  • Experienced JavaScript developer with advanced knowledge of ES6, and Ajax
  • Solid understanding of Functional and Object-Oriented JavaScript concepts.
  • Working knowledge and experience using Vue and React to build dynamic user interfaces.
  • Develops lightweight, DRY, CSS
  • Stays on the cutting edge of industry, technology, and web advances.
  • Extensive experience creating websites for mobile, tablet, and desktop platforms using responsive design principles
  • Working knowledge of Agile project management processes
  • Proficient in constructing SQL queries to extract information from databases
  • Highly motivated self-starter who thrives on achieving maximum results
  • Graduated Cum Laude Management Information Systems
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid understanding of On-Site SEO strategies and principles

Experience

Y&L Consulting - San Antonio Water System

  • June 2017 - June 2018
  • Senior Front-End Web Developer
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Analyze requirements and liaison between technical and non-technical teams to implement technical solutions.
  • Design and develop fully responsive and accessible user interfaces using JavaScript, CSS, and HTML.
  • Maintain and improve existing web properties.
  • Implement test-driven development methodologies to produce high quality, extensible web applications.

Y&L Consulting - Harland Clarke

  • September 2016 - June 2017
  • Senior Front-End Web Developer
  • San Antonio, Texas
  • Develop Data-Driven Web Applications using JavaScript, Vue.js, Laravel, CSS, and HTML.
  • Workflow tools include Sass, Gulp, Git, and Webpack.
  • Create and implement style guides.
  • Develop fully responsive user interfaces using responsive web design methodologies.

Signet Interactive

  • September 2014 - September 2016
  • Senior Web Developer
  • Houston, Texas
  • Translated PSD and AI designs into standards compliant, cross-browser compatible, pixel-perfect HTML, CSS, PHP, and JavaScript.
  • Communicate with clients, designers, and project stakeholders to build websites according to specification.
  • Diagnose and implement solutions for difficult development issues.
  • Code and maintain custom WordPress Themes and Plugins.
  • Develop and maintain Laravel Web Applications
  • Write custom JavaScript to add interactivity and functionality to websites.
  • Workflow tools include Sass, Grunt, Git, and Gulp.
  • Develop fully responsive websites for desktop, tablet, and mobile devices.
  • Train website end users to perform necessary content updates.
  • Develop and maintain WordPress e-commerce website using WooCommerce

Dynamic Response Media

  • April 2009 - September 2014
  • Full-Stack Web Developer
  • Houston, Texas
  • Coordinated Website Development Projects from start to completion
  • Consulted with clients to determine their website requirements
  • Designed and developed websites according to client goals and specifications
  • Developed standards based, cross-browser compatible websites for client and in-house projects
  • Kept abreast of website design and development best practices, trends, and technologies
  • Coded WordPress Themes and Plugins using HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, and PHP
  • Designed, developed, and maintained corporate presence website using Laravel and Twitter Bootstrap
  • Developed style guides and coding standards for use on all development projects
  • Used Grunt to optimize images, JavaScript, and CSS before deployment
  • Implemented SEO, SEM, and social media strategies for in-house and client campaigns
  • Designed and managed client and in-house email campaigns using Aweber, MailChimp and Constant Contact
  • Maintained websites throughout their entire life cycle

Education

Bachelor’s Degree

  • August 2001 - December 2005
  • University of St. Thomas
  • Houston, Texas
  • B.B.A., Management Information Systems

Skills

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