About

Chris
Hi, I’m Chris. I love designing and developing websites. Nothing seems quite as satisfying as creating something unique and seeing it become useful and valuable to clients. In my free time, I enjoy exploring and photographing the great outdoors. Scroll down for a summary of my experience, project examples, and a way to contact me.

Resume

Professional Experience

TEKsystems, Inc. • Nike, Inc.

Web Developer

May 2019 – Present • Beaverton, OR

  • Developed additional functionality for existing sites by building React apps and components
  • Created new infrastructure in AWS using Jenkins pipelines to migrate sites on an internal legacy server to the cloud
  • Supported feature development and assisted with relaunch of Node.js app
  • Built new sites from agency and business partner designs using an agile workflow to manage changing requirements
  • Worked collaboratively with other team members to meet the needs of business stakeholders

Independent Contractor

Web Developer and Designer

January 2014 – Present • Bellingham, WA

  • Crafted user interface components and interactive content with JavaScript, including a Vue.js gallery plugin
  • Developed personalized sites, apps, and plugins for the web on behalf of private and commercial clients
  • Converted phone ordering system into e-commerce web app using PayPal API
  • Devised site with Node.js backend to allow connecting with potential clients
  • Created custom admin interface to replace manual reports with PDF reports generated from MySQL database
  • Completed survey site within a strict 1-month timetable to meet a marketing campaign deadline
  • Designed custom themes built in CSS
  • Created and edited image assets in Photoshop and Illustrator

Speare.com

Writer and Creative Assistant

April 2017 – October 2017 • Bellingham, WA

  • Worked with founder to communicate and demonstrate the value of Speare
  • Produced abbreviated promotional booklet to build excitement for software features that enable intuitive writing

Skills

HTML • CSS • JavaScript • React • Vue.js • jQuery • Node.js • PHP • WordPress • Word • Excel • Photoshop • Illustrator

Education

Western Washington University

B.A. Management Information Systems

August 2014 • Bellingham, WA

College of Business & Economics

Cum Laude • GPA: 3.75, Major: 3.91

  • Earned E-Commerce Developer Certificate from the Internet Studies Center at Western Washington University
  • Demonstrated competency for certificate by successfully completing internship with local business customizing WordPress site and by building photo gallery app in C# / ASP.NET
  • Collaborated with IT Leadership team to organize professional networking events for students
  • Was accepted into Beta Gamma Sigma honor society
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Portfolio

Full Stack Development

E-Commerce Apps - PHP | MySQL

Front-End Development

Portfolios and More - HTML | CSS | JavaScript

Writing

Creating Content and Marketing

Photography Site

The Previous and Coming Soon

Contact

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