Christopher C Larson

Web Developer
Web Developer Resume

Portland, OR

Career Objective

To obtain a creative and challenging position offering opportunity for growth as a developer and valuable commercial experience.
 

- Object-Oriented PHP web developer

- LAMP development

- Wordpress development

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Strengths

- Platforms: Windows XP / Vista / 7, LINUX

- Technologies HTML, CSS, JavaScript (JQuery), AJAX, XML, MySQL, PHP, Smarty Template Engine, Wordpress, Zend Studio, Macromedia Dreamweaver, Apache Web Server, Version Control Systems and more.
- Intermediate experience with Photoshop, C, Java, Apache Tomcat, JBoss, and Web Services

Professional Experience | Freelance Web Development

Freelance Web Development | West Hartford, CT | Vancouver, WA | Melbourne, VIC

Feb 2009 - Present
PHP Developer

- Consulting/Developing on various PHP/HTML websites. Includes work with MySQL, Wordpress, Jquery, HTML, CSS and Smarty Template Engine. Server side (PHP/MySql) iPhone application development. References available upon request. (Some sites/projects still in pre-release phase and are not yet viewable).

Professional Experience | Pacific Screening Inc.

Pacific Screening Inc. | Beaverton, OR
May 2010 - Present
PHP Developer

- Add/update user features. Update/maintain client-side/server-side code

Front End: Redesign static pages for a more dynamic user-friendly experience (Jquery/AJAX/CSS).

Back End: Adding user features, enhancing existing code, removing redundant code, and troubleshooting bugs as needed.

Professional Experience | Sanctuary of Portland

Sanctuary of Portland | Portland, OR
June 2010
Web Developer

-Migrated existing website to Wordpress for the purpose of self management by staff members.

-Update color theme for existing design and move all content and functionality to Wordpress. All static content/dynamic content, including image header, photo galleries and contact forms.

Professional Experience | AutoGoGo Inc.

AutoGoGo Inc. | Hartford, CT
May 2009 - Oct 2010
PHP Developer

- Lead developer for a startup company creating a search engine for cars.

Front End: Update front end design from Phase 1 to Phase 2, bringing in more dynamic features to initial website design. As well as working with design mock-ups to refine the look and feel of the overall website. Site templates done using the Smarty template engine.

Back End: Add/enhance admin functionality (PHP/MySql) to fulfill custom specifications needed for site to move into Phase 2.

Professional Experience | Case's Ladder

Case's Ladder | Mt. Vernon, Washington
June 2007 - August 2008
PHP Developer

- Assisted in full overhaul of website, while maintaining site usability.

Front End: Implemented mock-ups, created templates, integrated new system with existing website, added new features and technologies.

Back End: Assisted with migration from Perl to PHP, site development and application design, with focus on a scalable, reusable, object-oriented design.

Professional Experience | DIS Corporation

DIS Corporation | Bellingham, Washington
January 2006 - April 2007
Web Developer

Created features and maintained HR / benefits portion of internal corporate website.

PHP / MySQL

Completed Support-Portal for DIS client ticket tracking system.

PHP and Java/SQL Server

DIS Corporation | Bellingham, Washington
November 2005 - January 2006
Web Development Intern

Education

Western Washington University | Bellingham, Washington
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science 2005
Minors in Mathematics, Physics
ISC Certification in Web Development


Swinburne University | Melbourne, VIC
Master in Information Technology 2011
Specializing in software/web development

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