Greater Seattle Sr. Software Engineer specialized in building standards-based, accessible, and beautiful web applications. Expertise in PHP, JavaScript, Ajax, and Ruby programming as well as CSS and HTML.

Skills

Expert

PHP, JavaScript, Docker, HTML5, CSS3, Angular.js, jQuery, Git, Symfony, Zend Framework, Photoshop, Illustrator

Experienced

Vue.js, React.js, Amazon Web Services, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Angular 5+, Flash, ActionScript, InDesign

Intermediate

MySQL, CodeIgniter, Sinatra, Require.js, Backbone.js

Experience

Sr. Software Engineer (2011-Present) -- The Walt Disney Company -- Parks, Experiences and Consumer Products -- Seattle, WA

  • Program and support PHP, JavaScript, and HTML components for high-traffic Disney Parks and Resorts web applications, including Walt Disney World, Disneyland, and Disney Cruse Line
  • Migrated PHP and Node.js applications to Docker for deployment to AWS Cloud
  • Designed, programmed, and supported Node.js application that served a REST API
  • Solution and implement the use of JWT (JSON Web Token) for Authentication
  • Integrate with core Disney authentication systems using RESTful APIs
  • Part of regular on-call rotation, supporting any live-site outages
  • Enabled faster onboarding of engineers by creating a Docker-based development environment
  • Improved dev team efficiency by reducing application build times by half
  • Served as Tech Lead on multiple projects, including splitting a large Zend Framework web application into smaller, individually-deployable, components
  • Manage several git repositories and oversee release branching and builds at the end of each sprint
  • Ensure that web sites adhere to Disney's high standards, providing quality online experiences to Disney Guests. Performance and code quality are always a priority as are PCI compliance, security, accessibility, and browser compatibility.
  • Collaborate with other teams on large, continuously-integrated codebases, using the scrum software project methodology
  • Interviewed and onboarded other software engineers

Web Programmer (2008-2011) -- Sesame Communications -- Seattle, WA

  • Architected and programmed multisite CMS in PHP/MySQL that runs 500+ client websites in the field of Orthodontics and Dentistry
  • Programmed turn-key site generation tools for quickly building and customizing client websites
  • Programmed web-based tools in Ruby and PHP for automating initial build of client websites, reducing each website project timeline by an average of four hours
  • Designed and built over 50 custom client websites using standards-based HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), and PHP
  • Served as primary developer for troubleshooting department-wide website build issues
  • Recognized as Employee of the Quarter for Q2 of 2010

Graphic Design Contractor (2007-2008) -- Lumera Corporation -- Bothell, WA

  • Web design, development, and maintenance of 30+ page corporate website in PHP
  • Designed and developed dynamic identity elements for subsidiary companies
  • Authored design standards to maintain consistent corporate branding
  • Created Flash animations and technical illustrations that explained complex processes of company's technology
  • Designed trade show graphics

Graphic Designer (2003-2007) -- Seagull Scientific, Inc. -- Bellevue, WA

  • Designed, developed, and deployed advanced multilingual Flash application
  • Start-to-finish concepting, design, and production of print ads appearing in international trade publications
  • Designed and administered 50+ page, multilingual corporate website in .NET
  • Designed user interface icons for company's flagship software application
  • Designed oversized graphics and banners for annual industry trade shows
  • Routinely provided professional-quality photography for marketing projects using digital SLR camera and studio lighting
  • Worked with translators to create localized marketing materials which maintained company brand identity

Graphic Designer (2000-2002) -- Mackie Designs, Inc. -- Woodinville, WA

  • Designed and administered corporate, product-based, and intranet websites
  • Integrated audio and visual components for websites
  • Designed printed materials including product brochures and promotional apparel
  • Designed quarterly HTML email newsletter
  • Regularly coordinated and directed photo shoots with Seattle photographers, as well as providing in-house studio product photography
  • Developed concept logos and identity

Additional Skills

Education

1996-2000 -- Colorado Mesa University (formerly Mesa State College) -- Grand Junction, CO

Bachelor of Arts in Fine Art -- Concentration in Graphic Design

  • Graduated Magna Cum Laude with 3.89 GPA
  • Received full-ride scholarship
  • Member, Honors Program
  • Member, Alpha Chi, National Honor Society
  • Member, Student Art League