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chousmith.com

alexander chousmith full-stack developer

building web things & hopes & dreams for decades now. these here internets certainly keep things interesting.

technical skills

programming

  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • jQuery
  • CSS
  • WordPress
  • Drupal
  • AngularJS
  • CakePHP
  • Magento
  • API Design

software

  • Git
  • SVN
  • atom
  • vi
  • Photoshop
  • Fireworks
  • JIRA
  • GitHub
  • Bitbucket
  • WooCommerce
  • Salesforce
  • Infusionsoft

operating systems

  • Windows
  • Mac OS X
  • Linux / Unix

more buzz words

  • AWS
  • Apache
  • MySQL
  • NoSQL
  • CSS3
  • SASS
  • SAAS
  • MEAN
  • Gulp
  • IPA
  • IIPA
  • IIIPA
  • Tachyons

experience

Ninthlink, Inc.
Senior Developer 2006 – Present
  • Lead Developer for an Interactive Agency providing full Design + Development + Marketing solutions
  • 10+ years experience developing for over 100 different clients across a wide variety of environments
  • Working closely with Managers, Designers. and Marketers to find optimal solutions to business problems
  • Defining Product / Project Requirements and Technical Specifications documentation
  • Overseeing teams of other Developers, both in-house and outsourced
  • Architecting full scale Content Management System solutions in WordPress and Drupal
  • jQuery / JavaScript & CSS3 to match & exceed designers' hopes and dreams in animations & AJAX "cool factor"
  • Years of experience with Search Engine Optimization for international brands like Jacuzzi and Qualcomm
  • Expertise in building HTML rich Email blasts, maintaining design excellence across varying delivery platforms
  • Ensuring consistent user experiences cross-browser
  • Consultant to Qualcomm to ensure Internet Explorer compatibility and accessibility on multiple internal & external sites
  • Developing Direct Marketing pages and sales funnels tied to both eCommerce and lead management systems
  • Developing modular plugins and themes for reuse and resale for both WordPress and Drupal
Chousmith Development
Freelance Developer 2007 – 2015?
  • More experience working 1-on-1 with clients, outside of day job hours, on all aspects of projects
  • Developing in the full range of WordPress, Drupal, static HTML / CSS, and custom PHP+MySQL solutions
  • Additional hands-on (sleeves rolled up) experience with Membership sites, Pay-per-post, SEO, and more.
ResNet @ UCSD
Residential Computing Consultant, Lead @ UCSD Residential Networking 2003 – 2006
  • Helping other students with all variety of computer problems, from virus removal to email & gaming setup
  • 2 years experience in Customer Service, 1 year as a Lead in charge of training new RCCs in all aspects of network connectivity, virus and spyware removal, hardware installation, and general knowledge of Mac OS X
  • Designated "webmaster" in charge of all updates to resnet.ucsd.edu during that time

education

BA in Mathematics – Computer Science, with a Minor in Interdisciplinary Computing, Arts & Music (“ICAM”)
University of California, San Diego
Sep 2001 – Jun 2005

portfolio coming soon

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social / contact me

email : alex.chousmith [ @ ] gmail

linkedin : @chousmith

github : @chousmith

twitter : @chousmith

instagram : @chousmith

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