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Tony Thomas’ Résumé

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Qualifications Summary

Professional Experience

University of Minnesota

Web Developer
Student Unions & Activities
June 2010 - Present
  • Front end development for Student Unions touch screen directories in Coffman Memorial Union and St. Paul Student Center using XHTML, HTML5, CSS and JavaScript
  • Coded mobile websites for University of Minnesota Spring Jam and Homecoming.
  • Planned & helped build new events calendar using PHP, MySQL & the Google Calendar API
  • Coded updated website design for Student Unions & Activities website
  • Coded PHP application to use the University of Minnesota’s Google Search Appliance to search Student Unions & Activities domains
  • Student Unions & Activities web content updates

Professional Experience (continued)

University of Minnesota

Data Manager
Clinical Virology Programs
May 2005 - June 2010
  • Developed the Lab and Clinical Information System using the CakePHP framework
  • Coded a Wordpress theme for Clinical Virology Programs to meet University of Minnesota web standards
  • Developed databases in MySQL and FileMaker Pro to keep track of research study information
  • Liaison between Clinical Virology Programs staff and Frontier Science Data Center for AIDS Clinical Trials Group (ACTG) research studies
  • Responsible quality of data in University of Minnesota ACTG site and sub-sites at Hennepin County Medical Center, University of Iowa and University of Nebraska

Professional Experience (continued)

Independent Contractor, Minneapolis, MN

Freelance Web Developer, January 2001 to June 2010
  • Design, update and maintain websites for small businesses.
  • Provide webhosting and email services on my own dedicated virtual server for clients.
  • Server administration using a combination of the Plesk web-based control panel and the Linux command line.

Skill Set

Languages
AppleScript
CSS
JavaScript
PHP
Python
SQL

Skill Set (continued)

Web Development Frameworks
CSS Frameworks
960 Grid System
Blueprint CSS Framework
ez-css
AJAX
CakePHP
Django
Flask
JQuery
RSS
XML
XHTML
Zend

Skill Set (continued)

Design & Development Tools
Dreamweaver
Fireworks
Git
Illustrator
Komodo Edit
Mercurial
Photoshop
Subversion
TextMate
Transmit
Vim

Skill Set (continued)

Databases
Access
Filemaker Pro
MySQL
Other
Pro Tools

Presentations

Conversion Goal Tracking in Google Analytics

Simple and and advanced methods for tracking goal conversions and user progress in filling out forms.

Collaborative Web Development Using Github with Ken Loomis & Ben Demaree

A presentation on Student Unions & Activities' Git Workflow.

Presentations (Continued)

Mobile Web Development

A presentation on the landscape of mobile web development (September 2011) and two mobile web projects I did for Student Unions & Activities.

Project Tools in Web Development: A Case Study with Ken Loomis & Ethan Poole

A presentation on the tools used by Student Unions & Activities during the redesign of the Student Unions & Activities website.