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Qualifications Summary

  • 16 years experience in web design and development
  • 11 years PHP development experience
  • 10 years experience in database administration
  • Over 5 years Python development experience

Professional Experience

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Web Developer College of Education and Human Development August 2016 to Present

  • Work with Web Strategy team to build reusable front end patterns and code for public-facing websites
  • Build back end applications to support needs of Web Strategy team
  • Build Wordpress themes using same CSS and JavaScript patterns other sites use
  • Train staff
  • Develop plans for switch from IIS server infrastructure to RHEL servers


Software Engineer Leadpages July 2015 to August 2016

  • Wrote new API services to support the Leadpages and Center products using Python, Google App Engine and Google Compute Engine
  • Developed new features for the Leadpages product
  • Fixed bugs in the Leadpages product
  • Wrote mapreduce functions to migrate data
  • Wrote BigQuery queries to retrieve data for reports

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

Web Developer Student Unions & Activities June 2010 to July 2015

  • Supervised one full time developer and two part time student developers
  • Met with clients to determine project needs
  • Developed project plans
  • Conducted content audits and reviews using content strategy methodologies
  • Managed Linux servers for production, test and API environments
  • Deployed code and server configurations using Ansible
  • Developed and support custom Python packages for the Django framework
  • MySQL database administration
  • Front end development for Student Unions touch screen directories in Coffman Memorial Union and St. Paul Student Center using HTML5, SASS and JavaScript
  • Developed and test responsive designs
  • Updated website designs for Student Unions & Activities
  • Coded Python applications using Flask & Django
  • Student Unions & Activities web content updates
  • Supported legacy PHP codebase

Data Manager Clinical Virology Programs May 2005 to June 2010

  • Developed the Lab and Clinical Information System: a web-based system to track lab and clinical information for ongoing clinical trials using the CakePHP framework - a Model-View-Controller framework similar to Ruby-on-Rails.
  • Leveraged open-source solutions to save $5,000 in annual software license fees.
  • Converted flat text files to a normalized MySQL database to track over 40,000 aliquots
  • Created a portal for study participants to access their own symptom records and update them on a weekly basis.
  • Coded User Interface using HTML, JavaScript, CSS and PHP to manage clinic and lab information.
    • Migrated system to a Dedicated Virtual Server
    • Redesigned the Clinical Virology Programs website.
    • Coded Clinical Virology Programs website for Wordpress using a combination of HTML, CSS & PHP
  • Wrote and edited articles for the Clinical Virology Programs website
  • Developed databases in MySQL and FileMaker Pro to keep track of research study information
  • Helped determine annual budgets for program purchase orders
  • 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
  • Generated data reports for Study Coordinator and Principal Investigator
  • Responsible for making purchases in University of Minnesota Enterprise Financial System

Independent Consultant, Minneapolis, MN Freelance Web Developer, May 2005 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.

Computer Skills


  • AppleScript
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • Python
  • SQL

Web Development Frameworks

CSS Frameworks & Preprocessors
Back End Frameworks
Front End Frameworks

Design & Development Tools

  • Ansible
  • Git
  • Illustrator
  • Mercurial
  • Photoshop
  • Subversion
  • TextMate
  • Transmit
  • Vagrant
  • Vim


  • Access
  • Filemaker Pro
  • MySQL
  • NDB


Education & Training

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

  • B.A. University of Minnesota December, 1996