Brian W. McAllister

Brian W. McAllister

New York City, United States
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Brian W. McAllister

Brian W. McAllister

New York City, United States
Member since January 29, 2014
Brian is a freelance designer and developer based in NYC. He is an expert web developer and has extensive experience with CoffeeScript, CSS, JavaScript, and more.
Brian is now available for hire
  • Sole Proprieter
    JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Require.js, Backbone.js, CSS, Sass, Compass, Susy
  • WBR
    .NET, Ektron, Delphi, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • ABI Research
    Photoshop, HTML, CSS
  • CSS, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • SASS, 3 years
  • CoffeeScript, 1 year
  • Design Patterns, 8 years
  • Responsive Web Design, 3 years
  • Front-End, 8 years
  • Rapid prototyping, 3 years
New York City, United States
Preferred Environment
OS X, Git, TextMate
The most amazing...
...feature I've built is an asynchronous, promise-based system for managing user notification settings in an XMPP chat application.
  • Owner, Designer, Developer
    Sole Proprieter
    2011 - PRESENT
    • Designed and developed an XMPP chat web application for Thomson Reuters, backed by a Ruby on Rails application.
    • Developed a responsive website for the 2014 99U conference for Behance.
    • Developed the responsive layout of HP's internal social network and employee hub.
    • Created the responsive layout for Google's AdWords on-boarding process.
    • Built a responsive website for Chobani's homepage, including a responsive mini-site backed by a custom social media moderation tool pulling data from Twitter and Instagram APIs.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CoffeeScript, Require.js, Backbone.js, CSS, Sass, Compass, Susy
  • Developer
    2010 - 2011
    • Worked within the Ektron .NET CMS to build conference websites.
    • Built 2-5 conference websites per week using the Ektron system.
    • Developed custom developer tools for parsing CSV data, converting the data to HTML for each conference website.
    • Worked within a custom billing application, writing Delphi to set up ticketing for each conference.
    • Designed custom marketing assets for each conference website based on the theme of each conference.
    Technologies: .NET, Ektron, Delphi, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
  • Designer, Developer
    ABI Research
    2009 - 2010
    • Designed many assets for various research reports.
    • Created custom HTML newsletter templates.
    • Converted paper reports into HTML and CSS.
    • Designed and developed new features for the marketing site.
    • Created templates for recurring website publications.
    Technologies: Photoshop, HTML, CSS
  • Eikon Messenger (Development)

    An XMPP chat application with client side UI running on an embedded version of Chromium (CEF) and backed by a Ruby on Rails app. The Ruby on Rails app is in turn backed by a custom Go XMPP API.

  • 2014 99U Conference (Development)

    A responsive site for the 2014 99U Conference.

  • Jane Creative (Development)

    A responsive website for the digital marketing company Jane Creative.

  • OneHP (Development)

    An internal social network for OneHP working on the front-end client-side application with a responsive layout.

  • Chobani (Development)

    The Chobani homepage, running during their 'Go Real' campaign.

  • Languages
    CSS, CoffeeScript, SASS, JavaScript, PHP, Ruby
  • Paradigms
    MVP, Responsive Web Design, Design Patterns, AJAX, REST, Rapid prototyping, MVC, Agile Software Development, Kanban, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Misc
    Responsive Web Apps, Front-End, BitBucket, Project Management
  • Libraries/APIs
    Modernizr, RequireJS, Twitter API, Instagram API, jQuery, Underscore.js, Backbone.js, Google Maps, Node.js
  • Tools
    Jekyll, Pixelmator, Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Bundler, Vagrant, LayerVault, GitHub, Git, TextMate, npm, Rake
  • Platforms
    WordPress, Firefox, Heroku, Ubuntu, Mac OS X, Amazon Web Services (AWS), Chrome Extensions
  • Frameworks
    Sinatra, Express, Ruby on Rails
  • Storage
    MongoDB, MySQL
  • BFA degree in Graphic Design
    Art Institute of Miami - Miami, FL
    2004 - 2009
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