Ken Key, WordPress Developer in Melville, NY, United States
Ken Key

WordPress Developer in Melville, NY, United States

Member since August 20, 2018
Ken is a software engineer with a focus on web, desktop, and mobile application development. He finds innovation to be therapeutically refreshing and self-growth to be extremely rewarding. His past experiences have driven him to become determined, optimistic, and hard working with an excitement to tackle each new challenge as they arise.
Ken is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • MRP
    PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CakePHP2...
  • enter:marketing
    PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CakePHP2...
  • Upper Room School
    PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop

Experience

Location

Melville, NY, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, Windows, Linux, Wordpress, React, Slack, Atom, Chrome, CakePHP, Skype

The most amazing...

...app I've recently developed is Keygram, an Instagram marketing tool to increase followers and engage with other users.

Employment

  • Senior Software Developer

    2017 - 2018
    MRP
    • Developed advanced analytics software for fortune 500 companies using Wordpress, React, CakePHP and modern platforms.
    • Created several gamification software platforms in PHP which integrated with 3rd party APIs.
    • Led a team of 5+ co-workers that started as Junior developers and worked with them to become senior level. Using a LAMP stack we used Bootstrap, Wordpress, React and common frameworks to create sophisticated applications.
    • Designed mockups and graphics in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
    • Converted mockups, wireframes and custom designs into HTML, PHP and Javascript templates.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CakePHP2, Node.js, React
  • Full Stack Developer

    2011 - 2016
    enter:marketing
    • Developed web apps that created thousands of leads for clients using PHP and Javascript.
    • Developed custom Wordpress templates and custom Wordpress plugins for Sales Funnels and Marketing campaigns.
    • Launched several corporate applications into the App Store for iOS and Android.
    • Designed mockups and graphics in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.
    • Converted designs into HTML, PHP, and Javascript templates.
    • Designed and coded custom email templates. Performed acid testing on emails.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, CakePHP2, Node.js
  • Computer Teacher and Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    Upper Room School
    • Taught middle school and high school students basic programming and typing skills. Middle school focused on Visual Basic while high school focused on Java development.
    • Served as the web developer of both the school and sports programs. Created custom Wordpress templates to cover each department.
    • Acted as the network administrator and computer maintenance for ongoing issues and upgrades in the school. Used IIS and Windows Domain.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop

Experience

  • Keygram (Development)
    https://www.thekeygram.com

    Keygram is an all-in-one Instagram marketing tool that boosts your Instagram account. Gain new followers, likes, comments, and messages. Search and communicate with influencers, leaders of your industry and users pertaining to your target audience. Schedule tasks automatically so that you can spend time on other marketing efforts. I designed and developed the website and software application.

  • Advanced Custom Fields Code Snippets (Development)
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/acf-code-snippets

    This plugin for Wordpress, allows you to generate code snippet examples for advanced custom fields to speed up development for the common programmer. It makes it as simple as copying and pasting the code into your favorite code editor.

  • Convert HTML5 Elements into Contact Form 7 Shortcodes (Development)
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/cf7-element-converter/

    This plugin was created for the WordPress platform and the Contact Form 7 plugin. It automatically converts HTML form elements into WordPress shortcodes for Contact Form 7. It's as simple as copying and pasting.

  • ACF WooCommerce Account Fields (Development)
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/acf-woocommerce-account-fields

    ACF WooCommerce Account Fields is a WordPress plugin that gives users the ability to add advanced custom fields to the WooCommerce registration form and edit profile form. This makes running an online store with custom fields seamless for end-users and the WooCommerce flow.

  • Advanced Custom Fields: Date Selector (Development)
    https://wordpress.org/plugins/acf-date-selector

    Advanced Custom Fields: Date Selector is a WordPress plugin that gives users the ability to use a dropdown date selection rather than the popup calendars. This is especially useful when a "date of birth" field is required for a form.

  • Ground Up Electric (Development)

    Ground Up Electric is an electrical build and construction service with a suite of services for residential and commercial properties. I designed this website in Adobe Photoshop and coded this website into a custom WordPress template. Advanced Custom Fields plugin was used for many of the backend flexibility customizations.

  • Famous UI (Development)
    http://famousui.com

    Famous UI is an open-source SCSS + JavaScript framework created to meet the needs of the modern web developer. The user interface framework was made by developers, for developers. Famous UI was created for both sophisticated and simple developers in mind.

  • Mr. Selfie Photo Booth (Development)
    https://www.mrselfieephotobooth.com

    Mr. Selfiee Station is a guaranteed ice breaker, party starter, and instant fun for events. No age required on the levels of entertainment and used to capture precious moments that last a lifetime. I designed this in Photoshop and coded it as a custom WordPress template.

Skills

  • Languages

    PHP, JavaScript, SQL, PHP 7, PHP 5, HTML, HTML5, CSS, Sass, Less
  • Frameworks

    Electron, Selenium, OAuth 2, PHP MVC, CakePHP 2, CakePHP 3, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, WordPress API, WordPress REST API, Social Media APIs, Stripe, WooCommerce API, React, React Redux
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Git, Subversion (SVN), Apache, Gulp.js, Webpack, NPM, Yoast, Advanced Custom Fields (ACF), MailChimp, Babel
  • Paradigms

    REST, Responsive Web Design (RWD), Responsive Layout, Responsive, Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
  • Platforms

    Shopify, iOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS), WooCommerce, Docker, WordPress, LAMP, WordPress Theme Design
  • Other

    Instagram Growth, APIs, PSD to HTML, PSD to PHP, PSD to Shopify, PSD to Bootstrap, Image to PSD, WordPress Themes, eCommerce, User Interface (UI), RESTful APIs, Gravity Forms, Contact Form 7, WooCommerce Subscriptions 2, Elementor, PayPal, Design, Email Templates, Responsive Email Templates, Email Template Design, Google SEO, Local SEO, Organic SEO, WordPress Plugins, FTP, WordPress eCommerce, WordPress UX, WordPress Design, SOAP, HubSpot

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2008 - 2010
    SUNY Farmingdale - Farmingdale, NY
  • Associate's degree in Computer Science
    2005 - 2007
    SUNY Institute of Technology - Utica, NY

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