- PHP DeveloperToptal2014 - PRESENT
Technologies: CakePHP, InfusionSoft API
- Managed projects using CakePHP 2 and InfusionSoft API.
- Managed a remote development team.
- Used Facebook, LinkedIn, and Dropbox APIs.
- Upgraded websites from CakePHP 1 to CakePHP 2.
- Director/Lead CakePHP DeveloperCakeCoded2011 - 2014
Technologies: CakePHP, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, SVN, Git
- Worked with clients from all around the world as a CakePHP developer.
- Managed my own team at times, including both designers and other CakePHP developers.
- Brought a business focus to software development as an entrepreneur with a passion for programming.
- Communicated with clients from both technical and non-technical standpoints.
- Traveled all around the world and worked remotely to reach out to clients.
- Contributed to the developer community, including writing documentation for the up-and-coming 3.0 version of CakePHP.
- Developed with CakePHP since version 1.1.
- Lead DeveloperCakeDC2013 - 2013
Technologies: CakePHP, PHP, MySQL, PostgreSQL, jQuery, Git
- Collaborated with members of the CakePHP core team (CakeDC is the corporate company behind CakePHP).
- Followed strict coding standards, writing object-oriented, reusable code.
- Developed remotely for clients from all over the world.
- Worked alongside Larry E. Masters, the CakePHP founder and James Watts, the CakePHP community manager.
- Learned and shared some of the best CakePHP code with other CakePHP top developers.
- Lead DeveloperFeisty Sites2008 - 2010
Technologies: CakePHP, jQuery
- Wrote the first mass marketed Penny Auction Script. The software was originally developed in CakePHP 1.3, and eventually in CakePHP 2. By the end of 2010, I sold the software to a large UK based software company.
- Sold licenses for the software to hundreds of auction owners all around the world.
- Web DeveloperAction Coach2006 - 2007
Technologies: Zend Framework, CakePHP, CodeIgniter, PHP
- Worked for an International Business Coach Franchise Company lead by entrepreneur Brad Sugars.
- Developed company intranet using the Zend Framework.
- Maintained over 150 PHP websites.
- Built various database-driven websites.
- Created and maintained newsletter-sending software for a huge mailing list.
- Director, Web DeveloperElive Limited2004 - 2006
- Founded a New Zealand-based IT company.
- Worked directly with a web designer on PHP development.
- Established corporate clients within New Zealand.
- Used various open-source software platforms, including OS Commerce and CubeCart.
- Gained experience with PHP 3 and 4 and MySQL 4.