Expertise
Sixteen years of experience in the Internet industry, concentrating on Web Development, Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing and LAMP technologies. Experienced in all points of application development processes, including: database design, user interface, e-commerce, security, web services, server administration, flash development, and quality assurance.
Specialty
Results-oriented lead architect with a focus on delivering high-quality code and products in high traffic environments. Proven leadership ability; capable of keeping a team focused on the tasks and deadlines at hand. Solves immediate crises with solutions that will fit for the long-term.
Summary of Skills
PHP, MySql, Node, Backbone, Linux, Apache, Ajax, XHTML, HTML 5, CSS3, Javascript, jQuery, XML, XSLT, JSON, Git, Zend.
Employment

2012-Current White Label Agency Principal & Director of Internet Marketing and Web Development

2010-2012 Stratosphere (70kft) Creative Director of Web Development and Internet Marketing - Dallas Tx

Description: Stratosphere Creative, an integrated marketing and communications agency. Located in the West End District of Downtown Dallas this agency, and its award winning designs and websites has more than their foot in the door. With clients like Verizon, Stratosphere's work is known worldwide. In 2012 the DSVC recognized 5 of Stratosphere's Projects for their excellence, four out of the five were websites that the team I managed developed.

Responsibilities:
  • Direct a team of developers and creatives
  • Replace outdated content management systems
  • Create and implement aggressive SEO/SEM strategies and applications
  • Work with Creative Department to create custom websites and applications
  • Create customer management and inventory control applications
  • Work with Ajax for content interaction
  • Create and implement search engine applications
  • Develop and maintain complete community software
  • Review and debug code
  • Replace flash based websites and create mobile versions of websites
  • Develop secure HIPPA compliant suites

2008-2010 Nexstar Broadcasting Development Manager- Irving, TX

Description: Nexstar Broadcasting Group, Inc., is one of the nation’s top 20 television broadcasting companies. Headquartered in Irving, Texas, the Company is celebrating its 13th year of development since the acquisition of its first station in 1996. In 2008 the Company generated record net revenue of $285 million, broadcast cash flow of $112 million and adjusted EBITDA of $96 million.

Responsibilities:
  • Managed team of LAMP developers and QA
  • Replaced outdated content management system
  • Created and implemented aggressive SEO/SEM strategies and applications
  • Worked directly with customers to create custom websites and applications
  • Created customer management and inventory control applications
  • Worked with Ajax for content interaction
  • Created and implemented search engine applications
  • Developed and maintained complete community software
  • Reviewed and debugged code
  • Developed secure ecommerce suites

1998-2008 Jalrock Inc. Lead Programmer-Mesquite, TX

Description: Jalrock, Inc, a multimedia company, was one of the pioneers in cross platform market research and media distribution. Using the low cost of Internet advertising and community building to determine advertiser needs and subscription possibilities before launching new magazines.

Responsibilities:

  • Developed websites utilizing LAMP technologies
  • Created and implemented aggressive SEO/SEM strategies and applications
  • Worked directly with customers to create custom websites and applications
  • Created customer management and inventory control applications
  • Worked with Ajax for content interaction
  • Created and implemented search engine applications
  • Developed and maintained complete community software
  • Reviewed and debugged code
  • Developed secure ecommerce suites

1996-1998 AutoNation North Texas Region Internet Department Developer

Description: AutoNation Is the world leader in automotive ecommerce.

Responsibilities:
  • Developed websites utilizing LAMP technologies
  • Created and implemented aggressive SEO/SEM strategies and applications
  • Worked directly with stores to create custom websites and applications
  • Created customer management and inventory control applications
  • Worked with Ajax for content interaction
  • Created and implemented search engine applications
  • Reviewed and debugged code
  • Developed secure ecommerce suites
MILITARY

1988-1994 United States FC3-Advanced Weapons Electronics

  • Served in Desert Storm
  • Was responsible for the repair and programming of two Basic Point Defense Missile Systems
  • Petty Officer of supply
  • Armed Guard division “Classified”
  • Received the following accommodations: Desert Storm Service Medal, Liberation of Kuwait Medal, Combat Action Ribbon, Navy E Ribbon
EDUCATION

1988- 1994 United States Navy

  • Bachelors equivalent not transferred to an accredited college in Electronic Engineering
  • Associates equivalent not transferred to an accredited college in Applied Psychology
  • Requested copies of transcript for accreditation from United States Navy
  • Service Request Number: 1-5125325701