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Noah Grubb, Software Developer in Philadelphia, PA, United States
Noah Grubb

Software Developer in Philadelphia, PA, United States

Member since December 5, 2016
Noah is a WordPress developer from Philadelphia, PA. Since 2012, he's been developing with WordPress and has built a variety of sites from blogs to custom eCommerce sites. Previously working for agencies, he's gained experience at an accelerated rate due to working on hundreds of sites, each with their own unique challenges.
Noah is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • HTML, 12 years
  • CSS, 10 years
  • JavaScript, 8 years
  • PHP, 8 years
  • jQuery, 8 years
  • WordPress, 7 years
  • Search Engine Optimization (SEO), 4 years
  • Shopify, 1 year
Philadelphia, PA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

macOS, VS Code, Git

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is Seth Godin's blog. Seth decided to move his blog to WordPress and I was privileged to be apart of this exciting process.

Employment

  • Developer | Owner

    2016 - PRESENT
    Sailwind Digital
    • Ran the day-to-day operations of a solo practice web development shop.
    • Specialized in custom WordPress and front-end solutions.
    • Managed projects with clients to ensure that timelines and expectations are met.
    • Partnered with clients as a web strategy consultant and gave direction for digital marketing.
    Technologies: WordPress, Full-stack Development
  • Instructor

    2018 - 2018
    University of Pennsylvania
    • Taught a six-month, intensive boot camp program for full-stack web development. Students begin by learning the basics of HTML and finish by learning more modern technologies/frameworks in the MERN stack (MongoDB, Express.js, React, and Node.js).
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript, Node.js, MongoDB, React
  • Application Developer

    2016 - 2016
    Engine Room Technology
    • Created fully functional websites and applications for clients using WordPress, Drupal, and Laravel.
    • Worked with project managers and clients to estimate work and create timelines—ensuring the timely delivery of work.
    • Recognized as the team’s WordPress expert. Oversaw WordPress site builds and custom plugin development and advised the development team on best practices.
    • Facilitated the move towards more sustainable Dev Ops—setting up a process for version control and local development.
    • Led the development team as a client point of contact. Participated in many in-person client meetings, demos, and status calls.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, Drupal 7/8, Laravel
  • Associate Lead Web Developer

    2014 - 2016
    WebpageFX
    • Planned and developed responsive web solutions for clients ranging from small eCommerce stores to web sites for Fortune 100 companies.
    • Executed a website/email hosting initiative to better provide hosting solutions for clients.
    • Collaborated as a team to develop and maintain a large scale, client-facing tool for collecting lead data and personalizing content by industry, geolocation, and other segments.
    • Mentored and trained junior developers on best practices in web development.
    • Maintained and troubleshot over 400 client sites.
    Technologies: PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, WordPress, Magento, Joomla!
  • Internet Marketer

    2013 - 2014
    WebpageFX
    • Performed SEO improvements and optimized over 50 client accounts.
    • Tracked and improved traffic, conversions, and impressions with Google Analytics.
    • Executed on-page SEO audits and A/B tests to provide detailed client recommendations.
    • Managed a portfolio of clients and provided timely feedback and customer support.
    • Created and administered technical training for new internet marketers joining the team.
    Technologies: Search Engine Optimization

Experience

  • Seth Godin (Development)
    https://seths.blog/

    I implemented a redesign as a responsive theme for Seth Godin as he moved to a new domain and migrated to WordPress. I also developed custom features to assist with tracking and ranking blog posts. I worked in conjunction with the WordPress VIP team to launch the site.

  • WCCM | The School of Meditation (Development)
    https://www.theschoolofmeditation.org/

    For this client, I built an LMS on WordPress using a suite of plugins including LearnDash and the BuddyBoss theme. Courses are sold on the site through an integrated shop with WooCommerce.

  • The Meditatio Foundation (Development)
    https://meditatiofoundation.org/

    This project was built to accompany live courses at Georgetown University.

    This is an LMS built on WordPress with LearnDash. The site features social integration and custom administration tools built to help faculty manage courses. It also features a custom meditation log functionality with in-depth reporting pages that track a user's meditations over the course's length.

  • Infinite Prosperity (Development)
    https://infinite-prosperity.com/

    Infinite Prosperity is a site dedicated to teaching its members about trading foreign exchange.

    I was responsible for taking PSDs and creating a theme to handle the brochure and application portions of the site. This site has many pieces of front-end functionality and is essentially a custom-designed learning management system. I managed the site from the beginning stage to the launch—rolled out globally for 5,000+ members.

  • Shine Lawyers (Development)
    https://www.shine.com.au/

    I created a new theme for the law firm based on PSDs provided by the client.

    The development of the new site also included some custom plugin development for custom post types and taxonomies. The site includes some complex geolocation functionality including template changes based on location.

  • Holistic Sites (Development)

    I created a WordPress multi-site network designed for holistic care practitioners. The platform facilitates site builds for designers and includes many tools for holistic care providers to manage their businesses.

  • Whayne CAT (Development)
    http://whayne.com/

    This is a WordPress redesign that integrates an XML feed from the CAT corporation to manage equipment at each location. Users can get estimates, request service, detailed equipment, and parts search modeled after the website Cars.com.

  • North American Vegan Society (Development)
    https://navs-online.org/

    This is an online portal for recipes, blog, and information about animal and environmental issues for NAVS members.

    It includes a WooCommerce shop, memberships, and donation support.

  • IFR Furniture (Development)
    http://www.ifr-furniture.com/rent/

    This is a WooCommerce store for rental furniture. It has a WooCommerce checkout flow that was completely customized into an application process. Products are all variable based on rental term and location. The site features complex shipping and delivery calculations.

Skills

  • Languages

    Sass, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, PHP, SQL
  • Frameworks

    Bootstrap, Materialize CSS, Express.js
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React, Node.js, REST APIs, Google AdWords
  • Tools

    LearnDash, Git, Google Analytics, Jira, Basecamp, Bing Webmaster, Google Webmaster Tools, Apache
  • Paradigms

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

    WordPress, Drupal, Magento, Joomla, Shopify, Linux
  • Other

    PSD to WordPress, PSD to Bootstrap, PSD to HTML, Software Development, Shopify Theme, Learning Management Systems (LMS), PSD to Shopify, Server Administration, Accessibility, Shopify Design, Shopify Customizations
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing
    2009 - 2013
    Messiah College - Mechanicsburg, PA, USA
Certifications
  • Shopify Theme Developer
    JANUARY 2019 - JANUARY 2020
    Shopify Partner Academy
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