Full Stack Web Developer
WordPress theme developer seeking freelance remote opportunities. Extensive experience migrating data from older CMS systems (Expression Engine, Drupal, etc) to WordPress. Can completely customize out-of-the-box themes to adjust core design or start from scratch. Can extend the functionality of existing plugins or create custom features. Able to work natively in PHP with WordPress or create WordPress-based headless sites with Gatsby. Capable of creating custom workflows to integrate other databases or systems via the WordPress REST API.
Full Stack Developer
Q.Digital | Remote | 2022 - Present
Web developer for Queerty, LGBTQNation, Gaycities, and INTO. Worked on site optimization and improvements in WordPress and Laravel. Created custom microsites for sponsored flagship campaigns. Updated ad templates to be more flexible and easier for the Ad Operations team to create.
Director of Digital Products and Strategy
Center for Inquiry | Buffalo, NY / Remote | 2017 - 2022
Webmaster for a national nonprofit organization overseeing over 25 active websites. Completely redesigned all websites for the organization with custom themes and moved data to WordPress Multisite within the span of two years. Created multiple plugins to achieve the desired functionality. Customized WooCommerce to allow for donations and memberships, and wrote custom code to transmit all donor data via API to Blackbaud Raiser's Edge 7. Built a log-in portal for members and donors to view their donation history and magazine subscription information.
Web Content Coordinator
Center for Inquiry | Buffalo, NY | 2015 - 2017
Worked with Webmaster to post all content from latest magazine articles, bloggers, and organizational news to all websites. Completed archival project importing past 40+ years of magazine articles into WordPress. Assisted in WordPress theme development, translating approved PDF designs into working PHP layouts.
Freelance Web Developer / Filmmaker
Various | 2013 - Present
Hired by TransTech Social Enterprises, Grace's Marketplace (NYC), Fruit Belt Community Land Trust, GoBike Buffalo, Dreamland Art Gallery, and numerous theater groups and individual artists for photography, print design, web development, and/or promotional videos.
Locust Street Art | Buffalo, NY | 2013 – 2015
Served as the sole content creator and marketing strategist for a nonprofit community arts center. Created website and monthly email newsletters, redesigned branding, photographed all classes, staff, and events. Under my direction, enrollment increased by 50%, and $10,000 in new revenue was generated by new programming.
Allegheny College | Meadville, PA | 2011 – 2012
Oversaw video production team as the first Videographer for Allegheny College's Admissions marketing team. Pitched, planned, and coordinated production schedule with over 20 academic departments, 15 student organizations, and nearly 100 individual students. Created over 40 promotional videos, including recognition of video work in national sustainability competition. During my tenure, Allegheny College's YouTube channel monthly viewership more than doubled.
Located in NYC
Bachelor of Arts, 2011
Art in Technology
Git and Github
Google Apps Admin