Wes Jones, Software Developer in Rochester, NY, United States
Wes Jones

Software Developer in Rochester, NY, United States

Member since December 13, 2016
Wes has been working as a web developer since 2005—specializing in Drupal development. He is an Acquia Certified Developer and has experience working in a collaborative team environment on enterprise-level projects. He's experienced in full-stack development, site deployment, and maintenance. His areas of interest are mobile application development, Ruby on Rails, API integrations, and code optimization.
Wes is now available for hire




Rochester, NY, United States



Preferred Environment

GitHub, Sublime Text, Vagrant, MacOS

The most amazing...

...feature I've built is a custom field trip guide generator for a museum that programmatically generates a multi-page PDF, including a map.


  • Software Engineer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Third & Grove
    • Developed and maintained enterprise websites using Drupal 7, Drupal 8, and WordPress.
    Technologies: WordPress, Drupal 8, Drupal 7
  • Freelance Web Developer

    2012 - PRESENT
    Freelance Work
    • Developed websites for local businesses in the Rochester, NY area.
    • Maintained Drupal 7 websites.
    • Built custom modules to implement functionalities on a contract basis.
    Technologies: HTML, CSS, PHP, WordPress, Drupal 7
  • Software Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    Third & Grove
    • Developed in Drupal 7 and 8 for enterprise-level clients.
    • Collaborated 100% remotely with distributed development team across the US.
    • Deployed projects on fully managed Drupal hosting, such as Acquia Cloud and Pantheon.
    • Participated in project planning using Scrum and Kanban project management tools.
    Technologies: Git, Drupal 8, Drupal 7
  • Drupal Consultant

    2014 - 2015
    George Eastman House
    • Consulted on the Drupal 7 redesign of Eastman.org.
    • Assisted with project planning, content strategy, and implementation decisions.
    • Coded a responsive HTML/CSS Drupal 7 theme.
    Technologies: Drupal 7
  • SEO Specialist | Web Developer

    2014 - 2015
    Accelerate Media Inc.
    • Performed SEO audits and managed Google Analytics implementation.
    • Managed AdWords PPC campaigns.
    • Planned and executed A/B testing.
    • Performed keyword research using Searchlight.
    • Developed websites for clients in WordPress and the Yii Framework.
    • Maintained the server and handled mail deliverability bugs.
    • Managed the development team.
    • Provided customer support for ongoing clients.
    Technologies: Yii, Magento, WooCommerce, WordPress, Google AdWords, Google Analytics
  • Drupal Consultant

    2012 - 2014
    Museum of Science
    • Participated in the planning and development of Drupal 7 redesign of mos.org.
    • Converted microsites from WordPress to Drupal 7.
    Technologies: PHP, WordPress, Drupal 7
  • Web Technologies Specialist

    2009 - 2011
    The Strong
    • Developed the Drupal 6 implementation of TheStrong.org family of websites.
    • Developed image/video submission contest websites with Drupal 6.
    • Designed and maintained WordPress blogs.
    • Built a custom PHP application to view museum collections online.
    • Compiled monthly web analytics reports with Google Analytics.
    • Wrote custom Transact-SQL reports for the Siriusware ticketing system.
    Technologies: Transact-SQL, Google Analytics, Apache, MySQL, PHP, Drupal 6
  • Student Web Programmer

    2008 - 2009
    The College at Brockport
    • Coded the site content and style updates in HTML/CSS for the main campus website.
    • Developed custom web applications for the campus departments using PHP and MySQL.
    • Built an event registration system with CakePHP.
    • Wrote HTML/CSS code for the redesign of Brockport.edu.
    • Trained the staff for HTML content editing with Dreamweaver.
    Technologies: CakePHP, MySQL, PHP


  • WesJones.net (Development)

    This is a multilingual website built with Twitter Bootstrap.

  • Technicolor 100 (Development)

    I did the Drupal 7 planning and development of a responsive site for Technicolor's 100th anniversary.

  • Monroe Tractor (Development)

    This is a WordPress website where I did significant development with the Windows REST API to integrate the site catalog with the client's product database.

  • The Strong Online Collections (Development)

    I worked on the online collections project in PHP to display museum collections.


  • Languages

    HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, JavaScript, HTML5, Transact-SQL, Ruby
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Google AdWords
  • Tools

    Drush, Git, Vagrant, MySQL Performance Tuning, Git Flow, GitHub, Sublime Text, Apache, Google Analytics, RVM, RPM, Composer, Mailchimp, MAMP, Postfix, Sendmail
  • Platforms

    Drupal, Drupal 7, Drupal 6, WordPress, Drupal 8, WooCommerce, Magento, Acquia, Pantheon, Linux, MacOS, Windows
  • Storage

  • Other

    Command Line Interface (CLI), XAMPP Stack
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Scrum, Kanban
  • Frameworks

    Yii, iOS SDK, AngularJS, Ionic, CakePHP, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Android SDK


  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems and Mathematics
    2005 - 2009
    The College at Brockport - Brockport, NY, USA

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