• Experienced web developer with hands-on, demonstrated success in developing web and mobile applications.
  • In-depth knowledge of the WordPress CMS platform, including customization beyond the basic tool.
  • Leverage business and program management background within complex, technology, client-centric environments.
  • Ability to apply critical thinking and problem solving skills within collaborative, technology environments.
  • Excellent communication and cross-team collaboration skills.
  • Seeking a web development role within a small-to-mid-sized company working on new and emerging technology.

Career History


2015 – Present

Senior Developer

  • Provided full-stack development expertise to improve and expand the functionality of Mequoda’s WordPress-based sales platform, processing millions of users and millions in annual revenue
  • Lead decisions in infrastructure, tech, and deployment, including moving from SVN to Git with Gitflow
  • Implemented multiple two-way REST APIs with multiple payment and fulfillment systems
  • Developed multiple custom WordPress plugins to enhance custom sales platform
  • Without downtime, converted multiple million-record sites to custom WordPress platform
  • Managed and executed conversion of 100,000+ users from CyberSource to Recurly
  • Migrated client sites from self-hosted Rackspace to AWS without downtime
  • Identified and repaired legacy programming flaws without introducing technical debt


2009 – 2015

Senior Developer

  • Key product designer and developer from day-one
  • Full-stack development expert for improvement and expansion of features and functionality of 200+ multisite WordPress install with over 60 custom plugins and mobile iOS apps
  • Identified code metrics and performed system risk and software reliability analysis
  • Augmented early BuddyPress plugin for custom functionality
  • Developed, improved and expanded REST API to support mobile and web applications
  • Implemented scheduling within a hybrid mobile app for iOS
  • Administered backend AWS infrastructure
  • Recruited, hired, trained and mentored development and service teams


2000 – 2008

Senior Program Manager, Evangelist, Application Engineer

  • Designed and built pre-release prototypes and demos for internal teams and major partners
  • Managed live streaming events and internal web design, implementation and IT infrastructure relaunch
  • Defined and managed the implementation of DNS, Apache proxies and Tomcat application servers
  • Sole technical liaison with Starz Encore to deliver the first downloadable and streaming movie service


  • WordPress: plugin and theme development, debugging, implementation, migration
  • Languages: OOP PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, (S)CSS, (X)HTML, WP-CLI, CMB2, Memcached, REDIS, Zurb Foundation, Bootstrap, AJAX, JSON, React, jQuery, GULP, SMIL, XML
  • APIs: Recurly, THINK Subscription, WhatCounts, Palm Coast Data, CDS Global, CyberSource, Revive Adserver, SendGrid, Twilio, Google Analytics and Webmaster Tools, Google Geocode, Wunderground, Salesforce, Chartbeat
  • Infrastructure: Amazon AWS, REDIS, PLESK, Cpanel
  • Version Control: Git, SVN


BA, Geography: University of California, Santa Barbara
Web Technology Solutions Certificate: University of Washington Extension

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