Resume

Summary

Web Developer at Wayne State University. Experience with planning and developing large web-based tools and sites as well as leading teams through the project development cycle. Strong project management, program design and development skills. UI interactions design experience. Work on various side projects, including freelance web work, aggregating large amounts of feed data and a Jabber IM bot. Very interested in the web and making data both accessible and useful, as well as creating web tools that make people’s lives better. Comfortable learning new languages, tools and techniques.

Computer Skills

  • Proficient in: PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS
  • Familar with: C#, C++, Java, Visual Basic, ASP, Perl
  • Databases: MySQL, MSSQL, Oracle
  • Libraries: Smarty, phpSimpl, jQuery, jQTouch, Drupal, CodeIgniter
  • Platforms: Microsoft Windows environments, Mas OS X, Unix/Linus Profecient

Work Experience

The University of Washington Information School (2011 – present)
Web Developer Administrator

  • Design, develop, and maintain PHP, JavaScript and MySQL-driven tools and sites, backed by several libraries and APIs
  • Write custom modules & themes for Drupal to support the Information School’s web presence
  • Management and coordination of projects and team members from start to finish

Wayne State University Department of Marketing and Communications (2007 – 2011)
Web Developer

  • Design, develop, and maintain PHP, JavaScript and MySQL-driven tools and sites, backed by several libraries and APIs
  • Management and coordination of projects and team members from start to finish
  • Meet with clients to determine and satisfy their needs for various projects
  • Integrate new tools with old tools and vice versa

Education

Wayne State University (2004-2008)
Detroit, Michigan

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (Cum Laude)

Feel free to contact me at nick@nickwest.me or (253) 234-5535

At this time I am not seeking new employment opportunities.