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Professional Résumé

Education & Training

University of Missouri

2009 – 2010 | Specialist Degree | Columbia, MO

The Technology in Schools emphasis area prepared me to create instructional materials and to plan, implement, and evaluate advanced technologies in classrooms and other learning environments. Hours earned toward degree.

Missouri Baptist University

2006 – 2009 | Master of Science | St. Louis, MO

The Master of Science in Sport Management program will provided me with skills to effectively manage in a wide range of sport-related enterprises, including interscholastic athletics, intercollegiate athletics, amateur and professional sports, sport-marketing firms, special-event management, and facility management.

Southeast Missouri State University

2001 – 2003 | Business Education | Cape Girardeau, MO

A business education major provided hands-on, cutting-edge courses in the areas of business, technology, marketing, accounting and economics while providing the core principles of effective education. At the high school level, teachers are trained to educate students on more specialized content such as the theories of business, marketing, accounting and technology.

Southeast Missouri State University

1996 – 2001 | Business Education | Cape Girardeau, MO

A major in business administration prepared me for a variety of administrative opportunities in the education services industry, the healthcare industry, state and local government, and finance and insurance sectors.

Proficient Technologies

Professional Expertise

Web Design & Development
Mobile Design & Development
WordPress Development

Technology Expertise

UIKit & Ionic Frameworks
Custom Web Application Development
Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator
Progressive Web Apps

Professional Experience

Software Engineer Manager

2023 – Present | iPro Systems
  • Manage a team of software engineers responsible for over 100 websites and mobile applications in the independent grocer industry.
  • Oversee the development, implementation, and maintenance of custom WordPress themes and plugins.
  • Lead the design and development of mobile applications to enhance user engagement and functionality.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless integration of design elements, improving website usability and navigation.
  • Write and review HTML, PHP, CSS, and JavaScript code to ensure high-quality, scalable website solutions.
  • Troubleshoot and resolve technical issues related to server maintenance, programming languages, and website performance.
  • Implement cutting-edge technologies to keep websites and applications up-to-date with industry standards.
  • Ensure customer satisfaction by meeting and exceeding client expectations in website and application development projects.

Web Designer & Developer

2020 – 2023 | Central Power Systems & Services
  • Created custom WordPress themes and plugins for company website that leveraged the power of the platform.
  • Implemented design elements that improved website usability, navigation structure and content delivery.
  • Wrote HTML, PHP and CSS code to customize websites while meeting customer expectations.
  • Developed multiple WordPress websites using cutting-edge technologies such as HTML5, JavaScript, and PHP.
  • Troubleshot technical issues related to server maintenance and programming languages.

Web Designer & Developer

2015 – 2020 | Missouri Public Education
  • Developed, maintained and managed multiple websites based on WordPress platform.
  • Created custom templates by using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery and other technologies.
  • Optimized websites for SEO and usability standards according to industry best practices.
  • Assisted in designing engaging visuals for the websites to improve user experience.
  • Troubleshot various technical issues such as cross-browser compatibility and coding errors.

Freelance Designer & Developer

2014 – Present | Allen Media Design & Development
  • Founded Allen Media Design & Development, a digital agency specializing in WordPress web design for schools, churches and sports teams.
  • Developed custom themes and plugins as per customer requirements using HTML5, CSS3, jQuery and JavaScript.
  • Led the team of developers to build websites that met the customers’ needs.
  • Implemented innovative designs to improve website loading speed and user experience.
  • Troubleshooted various technical issues such as cross-browser compatibility and coding errors.

Director of Marketing

2014 – 2015 | New Balanced Licensed Stores
  • Developed marketing plans and strategies to increase the reach of New Balance products in the market.
  • Launched multiple campaigns to promote brand visibility on different channels such as television, radio, digital media and events.
  • Oversaw daily operations such as budgeting and public relations activities for the stores.
  • Monitored sales performance and implemented promotional activities based on customer insights.
  • Organized store events to create brand awareness and utilized social media platforms for promotion.

Coordinator of Creative Media

2012 – 2014 | Parker Hannifin, Sporlan Division
  • Coordinated the efforts of creative media team while ensuring that all web content was published on time.
  • Developed and maintained websites using HTML, PHP, CSS and JavaScript to support existing marketing initiatives.
  • Optimized search engine results in order to drive more traffic to the website.
  • Assisted in design and development of email newsletters.
  • Updated web content such as images and videos to ensure accuracy.

Computer Science Teacher

2001 – 2012 | Missouri Public Education
  • Taught web design, digital media, computer programming and computer science principles to students.
  • Created lesson plans, activities and assessments to engage my students in the learning process.
  • Developed a curriculum that would help the students stay up to date with the latest technologies and trends.
  • Mentored student teams on various projects related to web design, digital media and computer science.
  • Assisted in organizing workshops, events and after school activities for the school.
Kansas City Web Designer & Developer

Creative Professional

As a Web, WordPress, and Full Stack Developer with a passion for building intuitive, user-friendly, and visually stunning websites, I have over 20 years of experience in the industry. I have a deep understanding of front-end development frameworks like React, Angular, and Vue.js, and have expertise in back-end technologies such as Node.js, PHP, and Java.

My experience includes creating custom websites and content management systems tailored to meet specific business needs, with a focus on seamless mobile app integration. I am also skilled in WordPress development, theme customization, and plugin creation.

I have a proven track record of delivering high-quality, scalable, and maintainable code that adheres to industry standards and best practices. I enjoy working with clients to understand their unique requirements and delivering innovative solutions that exceed their expectations.

If you’re looking for a Web, WordPress, or Full Stack Developer who is dedicated to delivering top-notch solutions and providing exceptional customer service, I’d be thrilled to work with you. Let’s connect and see how I can help you achieve your goals!