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Justin Funk

Justin Funk

Des Moines, IA, United States
Member since April 21, 2015
Justin trained in business information systems and has a solid and practical understanding of business processes and improvements. He has been developing web-based applications that add value to businesses for over 6 years.
Justin is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • PHP, 8 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • MySQL, 8 years
  • jQuery, 6 years
  • CSS3, 3 years
  • REST, 2 years
  • AngularJS, 1 year
  • React, 1 year
Des Moines, IA, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
PHP, LAMP, Git, HTML5, Foundation, jQuery, CSS
The most amazing...
...feeling is when a user LOVES a product that I've made.
Employment
  • Developer
    OrthoGuru
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Implemented a single sign-on system for a suite of applications that generates purchase orders and invoices using TCPDF and WKHTMLTOPDF. The suite uses a central database for notifications and communications throughout.
    • Created an engine that simulates and predicts future customer usage.
    • Created an intuitive input for complicated calendar data.
    Technologies: Laravel, PHP, MySQL
  • Web Developer
    CzarTheory
    2013 - PRESENT
    • Configured a load-balanced database network.
    • Built on an existing REST framework.
    • Deployed cloud-based virtual machines from images.
    • Used Django to collect survey data.
    • Load tested the front-end site with custom distributed scripts.
    Technologies: Django, Zend
  • Consultant
    American Statistical Association
    2012 - PRESENT
    • Imported and converted legacy spreadsheets into a database.
    • Communicated with administrative staff and key decision makers to document business processes.
    • Designed a web solution modernizing business processes and saving hours of work.
    • Provided a support system for a global team of academic faculty.
    • Accomplished programming goals with zero-downtime upgrades and hotfixes.
    Technologies: MySQL, jQuery, Blade Templates
  • Web Developer
    Cheeky Monkey Media
    2012 - 2013
    • Added new features to the Drupal 5 website of a national toy brand.
    • Upgraded the eCommerce engine of a Magento site.
    • Built a storytelling website for a non-profit based in Drupal 7.
    • Added product searching features to a Drupal 6 eCommerce site.
    • Implemented Scrum and Agile practices management techniques with a distributed team.
    Technologies: Drupal
  • Systems Support Specialist
    Iowa State University
    2009 - 2010
    • Managed and configured numerous windows-based servers.
    • Created an online version of student records, enabling student and faculty input, greatly reducing administrative hours.
    • Implemented and managed thin-client based computer networks.
    • Supported faculty and student websites, networks, and software.
    • Managed student employees.
    Technologies: Windows Server 2012, PHP, Outlook, Perl, AutoIT
Experience
  • ServiceSheets (Development)
    http://www.service-sheets.com

    ServiceSheets creates digital and print bulletins for churches. Founded by Justin in 2014, ServiceSheets is growing to be a leading provider of digital church bulletins.

  • OrthoApps (Development)
    http://www.gurubizsuite.com

    The Guru Business Suite is a simple, yet powerful suite of business management tools. Cloud-based and easy to use, Guru Business Suite apps take care of the “business” side of your practice, allowing you to maximize your time and efficiency.

    Justin was a lead developer on the suite and helped design and architect the underlining infrastructure.

Skills
  • Languages
    PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, Sass, CSS3, AutoIt, Perl, Bash Script
  • Frameworks
    ZURB Foundation, Bootstrap 3, AngularJS
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, Twilio API, React
  • Storage
    MySQL
  • Tools
    Cron, Git, Xdebug, Gulp.js, Grunt, Capistrano, TCPDF, Composer, Bower
  • Paradigms
    Agile Software Development, REST, Object-oriented Programming (OOP)
  • Platforms
    Drupal, WordPress, Linux
  • Other
    PDF Design, SMS
Education
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Management Information Systems
    Iowa State University - Ames, IA
    2005 - 2009
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