Full Stack Developer
Nathan

Technical Expertise

  • PHP
  • MySQL/Postgres
  • Ruby
  • Agile + Scrum
  • Javascript
  • HTML
  • CSS3
  • Git + Github

Additional technical exposure:

Photoshop, FTP, Passport. Worked in Ubuntu, OSX, and Windows

Education

General Assembly Web Development Immersive
  • Node.js, Express, testing with Mocha+Chai, Sequelize
  • Coverage of Javascript include jQuery, JSON, AJAX, Angular, Coffeescript
  • Ruby, Rails, Active Record, Postgres, testing with RSpec, Handlebars
  • 8- to 12-hour days of classes and homework, weekend projects, two week-long projects
  • As the only Ubuntu user, I updated the Ubtuntu install instructions for Emmet in the first week
  • Ruby Project: Active Life. http://active-life.herokuapp.com. BCrypt, jQuery, Bootstrap, CSS3
  • Node Project: FlightSee. Experimental Google Maps API map for airplane-visible landmarks
B.S. Mathematics

Professional Experience

Sustainable Brands
Duration
May 2016 – Present
Role
Front End Developer
Responsibilities
  • Create and execute campaigns for webinars, downloads, weekly emails in Marketo
  • Work with Drupal to update content
  • Style and restyle templates, pages in Marketo and home site using HTML, CSS, Bootstrap, jQuery
  • Gain Angular experience through email generator project
Healthiest, Inc.
Duration
Feb 2016 – May 2016
Role
Lead Technologist
Responsibilities
  • Develop and maintain existing Spree and Ruby on Rails ecommerce site
  • Make hiring and forward-thinking technology decisions
  • Javascript and Liquid solutions for Shopify ecommerce site
Interview Prep and Algorithm Study Group at GA
Duration
November 2015 – Present
Role
Lead Facilitator
Responsibilities
  • Leverage years of technical interview experience to bring clarity to the interview process
  • Systematically tackle individual data structures and well-known algorithms
  • Create interview problems with varying difficulty, discuss pros, cons, and Big-O of solutions
Private Team
Duration
May 2015 – October 2015
Role
Full Stack Web Developer
Responsibilities
  • Consult on proper technologies to solve problem of length in investigative journalism articles
  • Leverage Bootstrap, CSS to create seamless single-page experience
  • Utilize Rails for secure sessions, Heroku for smooth deployment to web
https://kliinktest.herokuapp.com
Duration
July 2015
Role
Lead Engineer
Responsibilities
  • Architect MVP for Rails-based, data-driven philanthropy app
  • AJAX Coffeescript actions track user actions for future reporting, update user score live
  • Enact Agile practices
  • Mentor junior developer
General Assembly
Duration
January 2015 – July 2015
Role
Web Developer Tutor
Responsibilities
  • Engage groups and individuals to improve their depth of understanding of material
  • Topics covered the full stack: HTML, CSS, JS, JSON, jQuery, Ruby, Rails, Postgres, testing
NJBA
Duration
March – July 2014
Role
Contract Web Developer
Responsibilities
  • Wrangle Wordpress w/ PHP to create desired CMS experience
  • HTML, CSS3, jQuery for clean user experience
Ozone Online
Duration
June 2013 – February 2014
Role
Engineer
Responsibilities
  • Deep HTML, CSS work to create uniform email experience across all major platforms
  • Assist in architecture of email marketing campaign for major computer hardware manufacturer
  • Create email-building app. PHP, MySQL for nav and saving of email templates, jQuery for content-highlighting in side-by-side panels while user built email
Palecek
Duration
July 2012 – October 2012
Role
Contract Front-End Developer
Responsibilities
  • Ground up PHP website, with simple framework for DRY purposes
  • jQuery UI, cross-browser CSS, AJAX, and cookies creates seamless user experience
Customer Lobby
Duration
April 2012 – May 2012
Role
Contract Web Developer
Responsibilities
  • Debugged and reconstituted divergent codebase
Federated Media Publishing, Inc.
Duration
September 2008 – April 2011
Role
Technical Producer
Responsibilities
  • Used CSS and Mobify to create mobile experience for over 20 blogs
  • Debugged technical issues with Firebug, Chrome Console
  • Custom SQL reports from a production MySQL DB, using joins and sub-queries
  • Custom intranet applications in Zend-like PHP framework
  • TDD in PHP-Unit
  • Solved high-priority, high-profile technical issues, including a $1,000,000 back-end accounting error
  • Agile and Scrum