Professional Experience

Custom Web Applications

Architected, designed, developed, implemented, and monitored (managed) an online voting system for Student Government Association elections in both 2011 and 2012 at the largest community college in the United States (Alexandria campus of NVCC, with over 15,000 registered students). Both elections proceeded on schedule without any technical problems. Results and process certified (trusted as accurate) by school administration as well as SGA and student body at large. (April in 2011 and 2012).

Implemented and trained various features for site maintenance, including a formal issue/bug tracking system to cope with flurry of post-launch issues. Lessened burden of managing the incoming error reports as well as requests, which were becoming an overwhelming tangle of emails among primarily volunteer maintainers/admins. (Sept.-Oct. 2012)

Content Management Systems

Customized CSS/HTML templates for Joomla 1.5 and 2.5. implemented and supported multiple Joomla CMS instances. Customized instances with various extensions, even writing a custom plugin for a Joomla 1.5 site to redirect mobile-device traffic to a mobile-optimized site with an option to return to the desktop view.

Website Development, Support and Maintenance

Support and maintain numerous static and CMS-based websites on behalf of client organizations. (ongoing since mid-2011)

Assisted Dream Dog Productions in various web interface and functionality enhancements, including AJAX data requests, implementing multiple Adobe Spry framework features, and a PHP-based AJAX contact form for visitors. (2011-12)

Mobile Applications

Developed and implemented a mobile-optimized site for mid-size enterprise in Northern Virginia (Frugal Rooter). The site funneled a substantial number of calls to the business, leading to increases in service and sales (Summer 2012).) Supported implementation of Wordpress user-agent/device- based theme switcher to optimize for mobile devices of varying sizes and orientations. This merging of content reduced redundancy and management overhead by allowing content updates to propagate from one source (the WP content). (October 2012)

Google Analytics

Setup, integrated and provided support/basic training for Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Supported basic SEO optimizations, achieving demonstrable results. (S4OM, Oct.-Nov. 2012)

Setup and done basic training with Google Analytics for several clients.

Database Development

Designed, developed, and maintained numerous MS-Access database applications, as well as MySQL, SQL-Server backends for various frontend applications.

Technical Consulting

Consulted and supported international professional organization (S4OM) in laying groundwork for complete public-facing website re-design and implementation. Provided high-level architectural guidance as well as coordinating and designing a more intuitive and data-validation-rigorous therapist locator application. On-going technical guidance as well as direct site/system modfications and customizations (Joomla 2.5 CMS). (Mid-2011 to now, on-going 'guru' role)

Legal Compliance

Assisted Dream Dog Productions in understanding PCI compliance issues affecting certification, quickly and effectively bringing the ecommerce site into compliance so DDP could maintain its online revenue stream without interruption. (July 2012, November 2012)