I live in Midlothian, Virginia with my beautiful wife Melissa and
my four children Katriel, Caden, Caleb and Keaton. I currently work as a UI Developer with a fantastic team int he FinTech industry called
I specialize in HTML and consider myself as a
You've just been CSS kicked!. I work frequently with PHP, MySQL, and work with multiple open-source platforms such as Magento, Joomla, WordPress, Drupal, SugarCRM, and osCommerce. I'm proud to be the first Magento Certified Front End Developer in Virginia.
Some of the things I like to do in my spare time is play the bass guitar, throw a couple rounds down range at the local shooting range and spend time with my family. I also enjoy playing video games, getting tattoos and cooking. I'm what you might call a renaissance man. I've done a little bit of everything from serving in the Marine Corps and working as a local police officer to graduating culinary school and being a chef.
2011-2012Bachelor's Degree, Information Technology, 4.0 GPA
J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College
2012-2014Sr. Web Programmer / Analyst
2011-2012Information Technology Specialist / Web Developer / SharePoint Administrator
Freelance Web Developer
Magento Front End Development
Joomla Theme Development
WordPress Theme Development
Video Game Development
I developed the iOS, Android, and Amazon arcade game titled SHOOTY TROOPS - The Endless Arcade Shooter. It was originally a short-term project to see if I would be able to pull it off in three months. I started development in May and it was officially released July 3rd, 2017. As of today (Aug 20, 2017) we have had close to 5,500 downloads across all platforms. It was developed using the Unity Engine, C#, Photoshop, and third party pieces for some game assets. I was able to get the game translated in over 10 different languages and the game was featured on a few online blogs and indie sites.
I was brought on as a Senior UI Developer to assist BuyerQuest with their development team. BuyerQuest develops an easy to use, friendly user experiencing, procurement software that is revolutionizing the procurement industry. Some of the clients I've worked with through BuyerQuest are McDonald's, Disney, Kimberly Clark, Kiewit, United Airlines, Wendy's and more. I ended my time with BuyerQuest working as a Solutions Architect where I was responsible for our core product and legacy clients.
I was asked to design an upgraded website for a client with a pre-existing Joomla 1.5 site. I designed the theme in Photoshop and created the template for a new install of Joomla 3.1.1. I created the site to be responsive and built using the latest technologies in HTML5, CSS3 an jQuery. I created Joomla modules for the hero-images and specific locations throughout.
I was asked to develop an updated Magento theme based on a design from our current client's designs. This Magento theme had multiple responsive attributes.
I was asked to design an e-commerce website presence for potential client's startup business. I decided to go with Magento for the platform and designed a design based on a responsive framework that I have developed for Magento. I am currently in the development of the Magento theme creating local overwrites.
I was asked to design an e-commerce website presence for potential client. I decided to go with Magento for the platform and designed a design based on a responsive framework that I have developed for Magento.
I was asked to design and develop a new Magento theme to improve on a potential client's osCommerce site. The theme was designed with multiple responsive attributes and over 200 custom Magento product attributes.
I was asked to develop a WordPress theme that could seamlessly integrate with a Magento store. I was able to use the existing Magento theme and replicate it for WordPress along with implementing WordPress widgets that would alter content such as header information, mega-menu navigation data, and footer content on both the WordPress and Magento sites.
I was asked to design a mobile application to allow military game store employees to scan inventories, scan barcodes to see trade in values, provide customer account information and much more. This design is currently being developed on both the iOS and Android platforms.
I was asked to design a tablet application for a furniture store client that would provide a way for employees to not only search inventory, but allow them to complete furniture orders and customer purchases.
I was asked to design some new themes for SugarCRM CE. I designed multiple themes to include some sport themes that provide a different perspective for the CRM user.
I was asked to design new theme for a client's existing osCommerce website.
I was asked to design and develop a WordPress site for the Sustainment Knowledge Network located at Fort Lee, Virginia. It was a responsive design and contained useful WordPress widgets throughout.