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

PHP 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

Portfolio

Experience

  • MySQL, 8 years
  • HTML/CSS, 8 years
  • PHP, 8 years
  • Drupal, 7 years
  • jQuery, 6 years
  • Git, 5 years
  • Git flow, 3 years
  • Vagrant, 2 years
Rochester, NY, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Mac, Vagrant, Sublime Text, GitHub

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.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2016 - PRESENT
    Third & Grove
    • Developed and maintained enterprise websites using Drupal 7, Drupal 8, and WordPress.
    Technologies: Drupal 7, Drupal 8, WordPress
  • 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: Drupal 7, WordPress, PHP, HTML/CSS
  • 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: Drupal 7, Drupal 8, Git
  • 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: Google Analytics, AdWords, WordPress, WooCommerce, Magento, Yii
  • 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: Drupal 7, WordPress, PHP
  • 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: Drupal 6, PHP, MySQL, Apache, Google Analytics, Transact-SQL
  • 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: PHP, MySQL, CakePHP

Experience

Skills

  • Languages

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

    jQuery
  • Tools

    Drush, Git, Vagrant, MySQL Performance Tuning, Git flow, GitHub, RVM, RPM, Composer, MailChimp, MAMP, Postfix, Sendmail
  • Platforms

    Drupal, Drupal 7, Drupal 6, Mac OS, WordPress, Drupal 8, Acquia, Pantheon, Linux, Mac, Windows
  • Storage

    MySQL
  • Other

    Command Line, XAMPP Stack
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Scrum, Kanban
  • Frameworks

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

Education

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