Barrett Cox, WordPress Developer in Oakland, CA, United States
Barrett Cox

WordPress Developer in Oakland, CA, United States

Member since January 21, 2019
Barrett loves building intuitive, accessible websites and online tools. He is a full-stack web developer with expertise in WordPress. He also has a background in graphic design and UX design and believes in the importance of both development and design in achieving the ideal user experience.
Barrett is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Duende
    WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Git
  • Verified Studios
    WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Git
  • Northland Controls
    WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Pardot

Experience

  • PHP 7, 18 years
  • JavaScript, 18 years
  • CSS3, 18 years
  • jQuery, 10 years
  • WordPress, 10 years
  • Git, 7 years
  • SCSS, 6 years
  • HTML5, 5 years

Location

Oakland, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Sublime Text, MAMP, Git

The most amazing...

...piece of software I have ever built is a WordPress plugin that allows time sensitive access to pages and posts.

Employment

  • Lead Web Developer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Duende
    • Developed several custom WordPress themes.
    • Developed online productivity tools using WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, CSS, and HTML5.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Git
  • WordPress Developer, Lead Developer

    2015 - 2018
    Verified Studios
    • Developed WordPress themes for several educational institutions.
    • Developed WordPress themes for study abroad programs and plugins that sync TerraDotta and Salesforce data with WordPress.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Git
  • WordPress Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Northland Controls
    • Redesigned and developed a WordPress child theme.
    • Integrated Pardot forms into WordPress to collect leads.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Pardot
  • WordPress Developer

    2015 - 2017
    Agari
    • Developed WordPress and Google Analytics event tracking for a marketing site.
    • Developed three online tools using Agari’s API that allow users to search a domain’s security records.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3
  • WordPress Developer

    2015 - 2016
    Spigit
    • Developed a WordPress child theme for the company marketing site.
    • Developed the JavaScript for Marketo and Google Analytics tracking.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3
  • Senior Front End Developer

    2014 - 2015
    SupportPay
    • Developed a child support management web app.
    • Implemented landing pages and analytics tracking. After three months, this resulted in a 273% increase in new accounts created per month and decreased the original bounce rate of 80% to 33%.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Salesforce, Apex, Visualforce
  • Front End Developer and Designer

    2013 - 2014
    Basho
    • Developed and designed for various company WordPress sites.
    • Created the graphic design for conference print materials and signage.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Git
  • User Experience Designer and Front End Developer

    2009 - 2013
    Mr. Number (aka Skydeck)
    • Helped acquire 2 million users for a caller ID and call blocking app.
    • Managed wireframing and graphic design for iOS/Android/Blackberry devices and conducted user experience testing.
    • Developed WordPress for a company marketing website.
    • Designed and animated web pages, printed materials, and product videos.
    Technologies: WordPress, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, HTML 5, CSS 3, Adobe Creative Suite
  • User Experience Designer and Graphic Designer

    2008 - 2008
    Yoomba
    • Created wireframing and graphic design for desktop software, website, emails and presentation materials for an email-integrated instant messaging app.
    • Designed the animation and illustration for product videos.
    • Contributed to the web development for company marketing site and landing pages.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS3, Flash, Actionscript, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Web Developer

    2006 - 2008
    Harpo Studios
    • Provided web development for a live streaming webcast.
    • Developed daily online landing pages for episodes of The Oprah Winfrey Show on Oprah.com.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS 3, Flash, Actionscript
  • Web Developer and Graphic Designer

    2005 - 2006
    Tripp Lite
    • Developed company marketing site and online store.
    • Created graphic design, animation, and ActionScript development for Flash banner advertisements and promotional emails.
    Technologies: JavaScript, HTML, CSS 3, Flash, Actionscript, Adobe Creative Suite
  • Web Developer and Graphic Designer

    2000 - 2001
    Honey Interactive
    • Designed and developed Flash websites.
    • Created graphic design for signage and other print materials.
    Technologies: Web Developer and Graphic Designer

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP 7, JavaScript, SCSS, HTML5, CSS3, Sass, Less
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery
  • Tools

    Adobe Creative Suite, Git, Grunt.js, Gulp.js, Balsamiq, Google Analytics, Pardot
  • Platforms

    WordPress, Marketo
  • Other

    Ajax, Google Tag Manager
  • Storage

    MySQL

Education

  • Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Graphic Design, Illustration
    1998 - 2002
    The School of the Art Institute of Chicago - Chicago, IL

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