Mark Young

UI/UX Developer

I have over 8 years of experience in the IT industry as a Web Developer and Network Security Engineer. I have also been a desktop support specialist and IT Auditor. I have over six years of web development experience. I offer freelance services for Wordpress development and customization, PHP/MySQL development, Magento, Drupal and front end development.

Resume

Education

  • Lindenwood University

    Bachelor of Computer Science

    Completed 25 credits towards a degree in Computer Science

  • University of Missouri St. Louis

    Bachelor of Computer Science

    Completed 18 credits towards a degree in Computer Science

  • Saint Louis Community College

    Bachelor of Computer Science

    Completed 12 credits towards a degree in Computer Science

Employment

  • October 2014 - Current

    Maritz

    Sr. Interactive Developer/IT Manager

    • Build entriprise level applications using angularjs and node
    • Write unit and E2E tests with using jasmine.
    • Work in a fully AGILE environment
    • Responsible for supporting 10 or more client production projects per year including communications.
    • Key participant on account teams.
    • Leads and represents approach and solution development as it pertains to front-end production.
    • Produces, directs, and coordinate with a variety of team participants.
  • January 2013 - October 2014

    FleishmanHillard

    Web Developer

    • Responsible for all front-end development and some back-end development on the FH rebranding project.
    • Developed custom WordPress plugins for managing rss feeds, twitter feeds and custom metaboxes.
    • Develop styles for projects using Sass
    • Created custom animations on the front-end using css3 and javascript.
    • Refactored existing plugin and WordPress theme code.
    • Test out site feature developments in a vagrant/puppet environment.
    • Participated in brainstorming sessions to plan out functionality and UI designs.
    • Utilize Git and SourceTree for version control.
    • Utilized php twig for templating and node.js for unit testing.
  • May 2012 – December/2012

    Stromme

    Web Engineer

    • Primary web developer for Stromme.ca and their client base
    • Develop a wide variety of applications using php, JavaScript, ajax, MySQL and html
    • Responsible for troubleshooting any server/load issues
    • Developing a customized WordPress MU dashboard that will be replace all admin functionality for non-super users; this project requires implementing several Ajax functions, customized WordPress loops and unique sql database queries
    • Developed a unique Ajax multi-upload plug-in, a company pricing estimator plug-in and user subscription functionality
    • Developed a custom theme options panel to handle network options and blog options
    • Created a custom drag and drop editor inside the user dashboard that allows the creation of front end pages for the user by using php/jQuery dynamic widgets
  • December 2011 - April 2012

    Integrity LLC

    Web Engineer

    • Responsible for implementing client projects utilizing a wide variety of tools and skills
    • Develop sites using the WordPress platform, CSS, HTML and JavaScript
    • Code email marketing templates to be used in wufoo and mailchimp; this position consists of both front-end UI development and back-end database and php development
    • Utilize for UI development css3,html5,jQuery,mootools and ajax languages; for back-end development utilize various php frameworks and MySQL queries
    • Largest project at Integrity was to migrate several static HTML sites for a university over to WordPress. This project required several custom short-codes, plugins and admin panels to be developed. The option panels were developed using a custom settings API class. Responsible for making sure the content remained identical once migrated as the new sites needed to pass a strenuous government audit.
    • Worked on project to create a movie database site that relied on a customized rest api
  • April 2008 – Current

    Freelance

    Web Developer

    • Developed a variety of websites and applications for previous clients and in some cases, performed SEO promotion services for these clients as well
    • Typically utilized languages for building client sites and applications are html5, css, jQuery, ajax, Mysql and php
    • Building client sites typically require converting wire-frames and psd designs into a working application
    • Handle the front-end development and the back-end development
    • Well versed in keyword research and SEO link building strategies
    • Experienced with SEO writing and social marketing concepts
    • Proficient with using the Adobe suite and several web base applications such as Mockflow, Freshbooks and Basecamp for managing client projects

Skills

Below is a self rated list of "some" of my frequently used skills

  • Php
  • Bootstrap
  • Wordpress
  • CSS3
  • HTML5
  • jQuery
  • Angularjs
  • nodejs
  • less/sass
  • jade

Certifications

Listed below are certifications that I have completed.

  • ISC2 CISSP

  • Cisco CCNA

  • Microsoft MCP

  • Comptia A+

  • Comptia Network+

  • Comptia Security +

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