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Adam Esterle, PHP Developer in Stow, OH, United States
Adam Esterle

PHP Developer in Stow, OH, United States

Member since November 27, 2013
Adam is now available for hire
Adam Esterle, PHP Developer in Stow, OH, United States
Adam Esterle

PHP Developer in Stow, OH, United States

Member since November 27, 2013
Adam has over 6 years of mobile and web development experience and a Computer Science degree. He enjoys taking business needs and creating the logic, database, and design needed to complete the goal. He is extremely interested in design patterns and principles and enjoys building applications that are optimized, readable, and according to modern conventions.
Adam is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • PHP, 6 years
  • CSS3, 5 years
  • MySQL, 5 years
  • jQuery, 5 years
  • HTML5, 5 years
  • Bootstrap 3+, 4 years
  • Laravel, 3 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 2 years
Stow, OH, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

PhpStorm, Github, SourceTree, Coda, Xcode, Xamarin

The most amazing...

...website I've created from the ground up is Splitum, a website to track roommates' bills, which allows for ACH payment.

Employment

  • Applications Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Kent State University
    • Created large-scale workflows to be used by thousands of users.
    • Streamlined paper processes by creating web apps.
    • Used Agile to work with people with a variety of job positions.
    • Gained expertise quickly in new environments.
    • Architected modules to be used globally by all applications.
    Technologies: PHP, jQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Founder, Full-Stack Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Splitum
    • Innovated the ideas and concepts to make the product unique and desirerable.
    • Developed in Laravel 5 with an eye for detail regarding conventions, optimization, and readability.
    • Integrated with Dwolla as a payment solution utilizing OAuth and Webhooks.
    • Designed the database and the complex queries to optimize the business needs.
    • Created the UI using Bootstrap 4 and Material Design.
    • Worked in other noteworthy areas such as image manipulation, date recursion and Pusher for real-time updates.
    Technologies: Laravel 5, MySQL, Bootstrap 4, Material Design, jQuery, HTML, CSS
  • Full-stack Developer

    2015 - 2015
    Butchershop Creative (via Toptal)
    • Created the ability to geolocate users based on IP address.
    • Integrated quickly into an existing team.
    • Adapted efficiently to the existing code base and workflow.
    • Created custom redirect rules.
    • Styled forms to match designer UI.
    Technologies: Drupal, GeoIP, PHP, Foundation, Sass, jQuery, HTML
  • Mobile Developer

    2014 - 2015
    iFit
    • Developed cross-platform mobile software in C# using Xamarin.
    • Solved bugs in a Scrum environment.
    • Localized both Android and iOS applications to support 9 languages.
    • Analyzed API calls to speed up processing.
    • Worked remotely with other developers and QA testers.
    Technologies: Xamarin, C#, Xcode, Github, Pivotal Tracker, SourceTree, Vernacular
  • Application Engineer

    2013 - 2013
    Micros
    • Developed client-side UI/logic in Objective-C.
    • Wrote server-side code in Java.
    • Solved problems regarding point-of-sale transactions on custom machines.
    • Set up a build server via Jenkins.
    • Fixed specific customer bugs in customer layout code.
    Technologies: Xcode, Java, Gradle, SVN, Jenkins
  • Lead Web Developer

    2011 - 2013
    Green Apple Project
    • Built a website based on Drupal.
    • Created/maintained all database schemas.
    • Designed the front-end with the help of Bootstrap and jQuery based off the designer's mockups.
    • Created a custom blogging system http://greenappleproject.com/blog.
    • Maintained a build server, SVN repo, and all servers.
    Technologies: PHP, Drupal, MySQL, Bootstrap, TeamCity

Experience

  • Splitum (Development)
    https://splitum.com

    Created Splitum from the ground up to track roommate's expenses and payments. Integrated with bank transfers

  • Okta (Development)
    http://okta.com

    Contributed to the building of this website.

  • Green Apple Project (Development)
    http://greenappleproject.com

    Lead and full-stack developer on the website for Green Apple Project, a company that helps out with energy saving opportunities.

  • Expense Tracker (Development)

    Created this expense tracker application in about 16 hours.
    This included learning Laravel, a PHP framework I had never used before. The interface works fully without page reloads utilizing a RESTful API.

Skills

  • Languages

    HTML5, JavaScript, CSS3, PHP, Regex, Sass, Ruby, Objective-C, C#, Java
  • Frameworks

    Select2, Bootstrap 3+, Laravel, ZURB Foundation, AFNetworking, Slim, Django, Ruby on Rails (RoR), .NET
  • Libraries/APIs

    Dwolla API, Pusher, GeoIP, jQuery, Facebook API, PayPal API, Facebook iOS SDK
  • Tools

    PhpStorm, GitHub, Git, SourceTree, Subversion (SVN), Coda 2, Xcode, Pivotal Tracker, Jenkins, Eclipse IDE, Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Paradigms

    Model View Controller (MVC), Agile Software Development, Scrum, REST
  • Platforms

    Ubuntu, Windows, Linux, Drupal, MacOS, Xamarin, iOS, CentOS, Android
  • Storage

    JSON, MySQL
  • Other

    Google Material Design, RESTful Web Services, Interven

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2010 - 2013
    Kent State University - Kent, OH
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