I want to write high quality meaningful software with a great team of developers. I believe in leading by example and learning from your mistakes. Great developers have to be able to constantly evolve with the constant changing development landscape.
Director, Technology | VML Jan 2018 - Present
Rockfish Digital was merged with VML in early 2018. I lead a team of 4 to 8 developers. I manage weekly work forcasting, assign projects, contribute to budget estimates, and contribute to the Monthly Technology Report. I continue to guide technology direction and provide guidance in technology projects.
Rockfish Digital | 2007 - 2018
Enterprise Architect | Jan 2017 - Jan 2018
I'm responsible for directing technical standards and development best practices across Rockfish technology disciplines. I also serve as a technical expert with a a broad level of knowledge across multiple disciplines. I traditionally apply my knowledge to multiple projects across the organization.
Technology Architect - Front End | May 2013 - Jan 2017
I was primarily responsible for identifying new technologies to implement and bringing the technology department up to speed with them. I also provided technical standards direction, best practice documentation, and promoted code quality via mentorship. I was involved in establishing and assessing developer skill tests for job applications and contractor applicants.
Sr. Developer | Apr 2011 - May 2013
Gather project requirements, help with project estimates and staffing. Act as development Team Lead on projects. Architect project solutions. Delegate tasks to other developers.
Developer II | Nov 2009 - Apr 2011
Primarily develop websites using C# in .Net MVC. Develop Websites keeping scalability and reusability of code in mind. Design databases for projects. Setup websites in IIS on load balanced servers. Collaborate with project/account managers to collect requirements and develop project estimates.
Developer I | Nov 2007 - Nov 2009
Primarily developed websites using VB in .Net Forms. Work on tasks assign to by team lead. Work on maintenance items for pre-existing websites. Participate in site Q/A. Learn additional technologies to expand expertise.
University of Arkansas IT Readiness 2016 - 2018
Front End Development Instructor | Oct 2016 - Jan 2018
I instructed a 6 month long Front End Development Course. Class size is from 12 to 14 students. Students are established in a profession, but are wanting to either expand a skill set or change careers. I'm responsible for establishing curriculum, writing material, administering assignments, and coaching students.
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration 2007 | Major: Small Business Management | Minor: Information Systems
Alpha Phi Omega - Service Fraternity - Class of 2005
Eagle Scout - Boys Scouts of America - 2001