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Christopher Moore, PHP Developer in Gilbert, AZ, United States
Christopher Moore

PHP Developer in Gilbert, AZ, United States

Member since March 30, 2015
Christopher Moore is a full-stack PHP developer with over a decade of experience. Over the last eight years, he has been running a web firm to create unique applications and custom solutions for his clients. He specializes in Laravel (PHP), Node.js, GraphQL, and React development as well as developing his skills with Go. He enjoys creating elegant solutions for business needs and works with businesses of all sizes.
Christopher is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • PHP, 8 years
  • Adobe Photoshop, 8 years
  • Design, 8 years
  • Laravel, 6 years
  • PHPUnit, 5 years
  • GraphQL, 3 years
  • WordPress, 2 years
Gilbert, AZ, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, VS Code, PHPStorm, PostgreSQL, AWS, PHP

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is the Lighthouse (PHP) open-source package which is a GraphQL server for Laravel applications.

Employment

  • Owner/Freelance Developer

    2008 - PRESENT
    NuWave Commerce
    • Developed a company business plan and secured over $300,000 in project development during the second year of business.
    • Built and maintained client relations for small and C-level businesses.
    • Developed and designed all websites and applications for company clients while serving as the main point of a contact throughout the build, design, and go-live process.
    • Created an internal application for a Fortune 100 company's health and wellness department.
    • Supported and maintained client applications hosted on Amazon Web Services.
    Technologies: Laravel, PHP, WordPress, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Ember, React, Bootstrap
  • Software Engineer

    2018 - 2019
    Lungo (Acuity Scheduling; via Toptal)
    • Created, optimized, and managed a scalable GraphQL server to serve as a single entry point for a single-page application.
    • Created a test suite to validate GraphQL queries, mutations, and subscriptions and integrated with Apollo Engine to track metrics and performance.
    • Integrated third-party APIs with customized actions created by end users.
    • Created a queue system to perform actions defined by end-users and log activities for billing and metrics.
    • Created a calendar and event system which integrated with the queue to manipulate delivery dates.
    Technologies: Laravel, GraphQL, React, PHP, MySQL, Redis, AWS, Docker
  • Senior Web Developer

    2011 - 2012
    Fervor Creative
    • Took the lead on web development projects and served as a primary point of contact for clients.
    • Collaborated with the design team to ensure that layouts both met client expectations and maximized efficiency on mobile devices.
    • Created websites which allowed clients to easily update content and layouts without knowledge of HTML/CSS.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress, Bootstrap, JavaScript
  • PHP Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Noteworthy Medical
    • Collaborated with the project management and quality assurance teams to design and develop interfaces to improve the user experience.
    • Managed the implementation of an auditing system and interface for user accountability.
    • Improved user interactions with a simplified layout utilizing valid HTML and CSS techniques, JavaScript, Ajax, and jQuery.
    Technologies: PHP, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Team Leader

    1998 - 2000
    US Army
    • Maintained international safety and security of personnel and equipment while working with government agencies and local authorities.
    • Managed and trained team members while monitoring performance and providing performance feedback.
    • Increased team involvement by communicating and providing support to superiors in a timely manner.
    Technologies: N/A

Experience

  • Dental Practice Pro (Development)
    http://www.dentalpracticepro.com/

    Dental Practice Pro is the industry’s leading cloud-based dental practice management software that maximizes the dental office's practice management software to maximize its success. The platform provides an immediate snapshot of vital practice details including patient statistics, practice revenue, financial expenses, employee forms, office documentation, and much more.

  • Lighthouse (Development)
    https://lighthouse-php.com

    Created (and maintain) the open-source Lighthouse PHP package which allows users to serve a GraphQL endpoint from their Laravel application. It greatly reduces the boilerplate required to create a schema, integrates well with any Laravel project, and is highly customizable, giving developers full control over their data.

  • Winner, Qualcomm Global App Developer Challenge (Other amazing things)
    https://www.qualcomm.com/news/releases/2013/12/09/qualcomm-announces-next-generation-mobile-health-solutions-preventative

    I created NuWaveFit, a health and fitness application, utilizing Qualcomm's 2Net API. I won their global developer challenge and had an opportunity to present my product at the Mobile Health Conference in Washington, DC.

  • Health Benefits Group (Development)

    A website built utilizing Laravel and WordPress, which serves as a platform for providing a multitude of resources and programs for Arizona company’s total wellness plan.

  • iNeedMoreGear (Development)

    Outdoor sporting goods store with over 14,000 products built on Magento to handle eCommerce functionality and a custom application built in Laravel to handle inventory updates, warehouse ordering, and shipping updates.

  • T-Vapes (Development)
    http://t-vapes.com

    T-VAPES, LLC is a Phoenix based company committed to supplying the smoke-free alternative community with superior blended e-liquids and quality vaping hardware and accessories. The website is built in WordPress with a custom design (responsive) and WooCommerce was integrated to handle eCommerce functionality.

  • NuWaveFit (Development)

    NuWaveFit is a solution that takes full advantage of activity trackers and companion devices integrated into a complete business system allowing personal trainers and fitness professionals to attract, manage, and maintain more clients, thus providing a significant edge over their competition.

  • Avada Network (Development)

    Avada network assists both patients and providers in their fight against diabetes. Patient information can be synced from their mobile device to be monitored by their providers to be used to gain insight into their day-to-day health and activity levels.

  • Ingage Corporate Health and Wellness (Development)

    Full scale all-in-one mobile wellness solution that keeps employees aware, engaged and on the path to making healthy decisions. The platform allows users to track their wellness activities, meals, and healthy choices all from one application. Users can sync from wearable devices such as Jawbone, Apple, Garmin, etc., and view their progress (along with their fellow employees) in one application.

  • LeanOJT (Development)
    https://leanojt.com

    The LeanOJT system is a web-based application that manages SOJT training and employee competency documentation for corporations. It integrates job analysis and task analysis with training aids, lesson plans and performance assessment—using the proven Show-Tell™ Training System.

    • Facilitates documentation of SOJT training methodology in an easy to use, and easy to update web application.
    • Promotes rapid deployment of error-free one-to-one skills training.
    • Enables tracking of trainee progress to job qualification and competence.
    • Enables knowledge management and process improvement with multiple file, image, and video attachments.

  • Building a GraphQL Server with Laravel (Publication)
    GraphQL is a query language for APIs and can be used to query data from a server while also allowing clients to specify exactly what data is needed. Toptal Freelance Developer Christopher Moore explains how to create a GraphQL server using the Laravel Framework along with walking through some examples including querying relationships, mutations, and authentication.

Skills

  • Languages

    GraphQL, PHP, C#, TypeScript, SQL, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Laravel, Express.js, React Native, PHPUnit
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js
  • Platforms

    WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, Linux
  • Other

    User Experience (UX), Design
  • Tools

    Sketch 4, Adobe Photoshop
  • Storage

    MySQL, PostgreSQL

Education

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Information Systems
    2006 - 2010
    Arizona State University - W.P. Carey School of Business - Tempe, Arizona
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