Resume

Experience

With more than ten years of experience, I have a thorough knowledge of front end web development building both small and large-scale web applications. I have contributed to large database driven software with support for real time communication, and I have created small static sites that can be produced quickly and efficiently. Additionally, I have extensive experience with building complex systems from both existing technologies and custom frameworks. My primary goal is in delivering robust applications that improve the lives of its users.

Skills

  • Objective-C and Core Data technologies
  • HTML & HTML5 technologies
  • Cross-Browser compatibility
  • CSS, LESS, and SASS
  • Custom JavaScript development (jQuery, Dojo)
  • AJAX and REST technologies
  • PHP & PSR standards
  • ASP.NET (C#, VB)
  • CMS custom development (WordPress, Drupal)
  • IronFrame web application framework and custom module development
  • MS SQL Server & MongoDB
  • Source Code Management (Git, TFS, Subversion)
  • Issue & Task Management Software (Assembla, Jira, Rally)
  • Photoshop and Illustrator

Employment

Mindgruve | Lead Front End Developer

San Diego, CA June 2014 to Present

I lead a team of developers with diverse skill sets in the creation of digital marketing collateral and web applications. I work closely with the backend development team, creative team, and business development team to improve the process of collaboration and the creation of quality content for our clients. I work extensively on improving our existing front end technologies to keep pace with current advances in the field. This includes front end build tools, processes, and frameworks.

o2o Interactive | Developer

Denver, CO July 2012 to May 2014

As part of a small start up team, I developed custom web and iOS applications that served as a silent auction platform, a set of sales engagement tools, and a search engine. I helped develop a robust application framework in PHP that took advantage of the latest features and improvements of the language. I worked extensively on iOS applications to improve existing products and new applications. I built a system in Objective C that combined static images and web content into a presentation that allowed sales reps to demo the products and services available to a potential clients. I built another system that displayed real time data about items, bids, and bidders onto a large screen format for use during live auctions.

Faction Media | Web Developer

Denver, CO January 2011 to July 2012

Using technologies such as JavaScript, ASP.NET, and Drupal, I built web applications for clients to use in their marketing and user engagement campaigns. These web applications processed user input and calculated recommendations for users in their evaluation of the client's product and services.

iClick Creative | Front-End Web Developer

Lakewood, CO August 2010 to December 2010

Using a combination of both front-end and back end development tools, I developed professional websites for small and medium sized businesses. Working with the web designer, we would create and publish the website and content for our clients. I set up the hosting servers and managed the installation and customization of WordPress sites.

Rudder Inc, | Front-End Web Developer

Houston, TX October 2008 to April 2010

Working closely with the designer and the back end developer, I created a rich user experiences that focused on presenting concise and informative reports about a user's financial state. As the sole front-end developer, I was responsible for the implementation of the UI using jQuery, CSS, and HTML. I also contributed to the creation of the REST APIs built with VB.NET.

eComLeads Inc, | Front-End Web Developer

Houston, TX June 2007 to September 2008

I developed multiple websites that served as lead generators for affiliate marketing clients. I built microsites with a heavy focus on attractive and easy to use interfaces that collected information from users. Using ASP.NET, I built a set of applications that interfaced with client systems. This often required data transformation through adapters to external systems using varied APIs.

AECSoft USA, Inc, | Front-End Web Developer

Houston, TX August 2004 to June 2007

My primary role was to build the UI of a web accessible supplier management database. The front-end was implemented using custom JavaScript, CSS and HTML, but later development incorporated third party JavaScript libraries. New AJAX technologies were used to improve the responsiveness of pages with large data requirements providing users with a responsive search experience.

Education

The Art Institute of Houston, Houston, TX

Associate of Applied Science: Multimedia and Web Design, 2004

About Me

With more than ten years of experience, I have a thorough knowledge of web development building both small and large-scale web applications. I have contributed to large database driven software with support for real time communication, and I have created small static sites that can be produced quickly and efficiently. Additionally, I have extensive experience with building complex systems from both existing technologies and customs frameworks. My primary goal is in delivering robust applications that improve the lives of it's users.

I love learning about what other people are doing in technology. I want to apply my experience to new problems. I also really enjoy re-inventing my capabilities to further achieve personal success.

I'm also an organizer of the San Diego JavaScript User Group. I love being part of a such a vibrant, diverse, and passionate community.

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Contact me at agray@abishaigray.com or call 832.483.4272.