Shawn Conn, Software Developer in Seattle, WA, United States
Shawn Conn

Software Developer in Seattle, WA, United States

Member since May 24, 2016
Shawn is a freelance web developer and consultant from Seattle who works primarily with the Drupal CMS and the LAMP stack. He's built websites, APIs, and more for a variety of online locations, and he is very efficient in his communications.
Shawn is now available for hire




Seattle, WA, United States



Preferred Environment

Mac OS X, CentOS, Apache, MariaDB,PHP, Ubuntu, Vim

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a comprehensive RESTful API to interface with Drupal and Oracle.


  • Web Developer and Consultant

    2015 - PRESENT
    Luciditi, LLC
    • Built Drupal sites and modules.
    • Developed Drupal configurations and built servers.
    • Consulted and provided troubleshooting on matters related to Drupal.
    • Provided back-end/DevOps services with a good bit of front-end development as well.
    • Focused on efficiency (always looking to automate repetitive tasks).
    Technologies: CentOS, Apache, MySQL/MariaDB, PHP, Drupal


  • (Other amazing things)

    Reviewed and reported on custom modules/profile/theme code used to built as a consultant. Suggested means to move toward community-driven modules.

    Refactored the code base as a developer, eliminating 5 custom modules, removing complicated cross-dependencies and redundancies, and reorganizing code to make it more readable and maintainable.

  • (API) (Other amazing things)

    Built out a new REST API as the backbone of MedIQ’s new HTML5-based platform.

  • (Website) (Other amazing things)

    Refactored the Drupal theme, separating view/control logic. Ported the D6 site to D7. Maintained the site and fixed bugs.

  • (Other amazing things)

    Migrated the site from D5 to D6 then to D6 to D7. Provided a complete theme build. Developed a custom module for proprietary features. Migrated legacy modules to community driven ones. Also maintained the site, fixing bugs, assisting the editorial team with additional features and workflow improvements, and handling the migration from a physical server to a virtual one.

  • (Other amazing things)

    Complete site build from the ground up, including sub theme, custom module, server build/deployment, and content management.


  • Languages

    PHP, SQL, Bash, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, C#, Java, VBScript
  • Libraries/APIs

    Drupal Modules, Drupal API, jQuery, Google Maps JavaScript API 3, HTML5 APIs
  • Platforms

    Drupal 6, Drupal 7, Drupal, Drupal 8, MacOS, WordPress Theme Design, WordPress
  • Other

    Software Development, Vi
  • Tools

    Vim Text Editor, Git, Drush
  • Paradigms

    REST, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Object-oriented Design (OOD)
  • Storage

    MySQL, MariaDB, Oracle PL/SQL
  • Frameworks

    Drupal Commerce, Windows PowerShell, ASP, PHPUnit


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science and Mathematics
    2001 - 2004
    Purdue University - West Lafayette, IN

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