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Wes Dean, Software Developer in Ozark, AR, United States
Wes Dean

Software Developer in Ozark, AR, United States

Member since January 13, 2014
Wes is a freelance web developer and general IT enthusiast. He focuses on small- and medium-sized businesses that are looking for ways to utilize technology and the accessibility of the internet to grow their business, improve their workflow procedures, and better their customer interactions.
Wes is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • GeekDaddy Dean
    CentOS, OS X, VIM, PHP, MySQL, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML...
  • Real Radiology
    CentOS, OS X, Apache, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Southeast X-Ray
    CentOS, OS X, Apache, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Experience

  • Linux, 12 years
  • JavaScript, 12 years
  • PHP, 12 years
  • MySQL, 12 years
  • SQL, 12 years
  • Node.js, 3 years
  • SCSS, 3 years
  • Go, 1 year
Ozark, AR, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

CentOS, RHEL, OS X, JetBrains IDE Suite

The most amazing...

...thing I've worked on is a livestreaming platform for hockey games.

Employment

  • Developer

    2014 - PRESENT
    GeekDaddy Dean
    • Designed a system for tracking and reporting receivables for a radiology company.
    • Designed WordPress sites and plugins.
    • Troubleshot and repaired PCs and networks.
    • Provided general IT consulting.
    • Maintained and developed a system for live streaming hockey games through multiple stages of growth.
    • Managed development teams of up to five members.
    • Architected live streaming video service through multiple major upgrades with zero downtime.
    Technologies: CentOS, OS X, VIM, PHP, MySQL, Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML, Bootstrap, CodeIgniter, WordPress, Angular, Go, Docker, Vagrant, VirtualBox, VMWare
  • Developer

    2013 - 2014
    Real Radiology
    • Performed damage control after major hardware failures.
    • Refactored legacy code manually.
    • Maintained aging server hardware and legacy code to keep up with current needs.
    • Assisted in a migration from one radiology information system to another.
    Technologies: CentOS, OS X, Apache, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML
  • Web Developer

    2009 - 2013
    Southeast X-Ray
    • Developed radiologist and transcriptionist workflow web applications.
    • Developed a video player interface for cardiologist workflow.
    • Developed business reports, invoicing, and radiology information systems.
    Technologies: CentOS, OS X, Apache, PHP, MySQL, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS, HTML

Experience

  • Project Blog (Other amazing things)
    https://gddprojects.blogspot.com/

    A blog journaling my adventures into various projects.

  • HockeyTV (Development)
    https://www.hockeytv.com/#/

    Award-winning live streaming platform for hockey.
    I was the chief architect and lead developer on the project.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Wes is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Wes shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.

Skills

  • Languages

    JavaScript, Go, PHP, SCSS, CSS, SQL, Sass, Bash
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    Node.js, jQuery UI, jQuery
  • Tools

    Git, JetBrains, WebStorm, DataGrip, GitHub, GoLand, PhpStorm, Sublime Text 3, Pivotal Tracker, RubyMine, Pixelmator, Vim Text Editor, OmniGraffle, VirtualBox, VMware, iDraw, Webpack 3, Jira, MySQL Workbench
  • Paradigms

    Unit Testing, Object-oriented Programming (OOP), Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development
  • Platforms

    Windows, MacOS, iOS, Linux
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    Single-page Applications (SPA), Home Automation, Robotics

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration
    2014 - 2015
    John Brown University - Siloam Springs, AR
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