TherronJones.com

TherronJones

Web Designer / Developer

Profile

Self-motivated and detail-oriented professional with ten years of experience as a web designer and full stack web application developer.  Skilled at creating web sites and applications using HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP (v. 5.6) and MySQL.  Strong analytical skills; capable of learning new technologies in a brief amount of time.

Experience

PHP Developer

July 2013 - February 2016

  • Designed and developed solutions for the TaskMatters2 and JurorSMARTS applications using the CodeIgniter Framework in conjunction with the Dojo Toolkit.
  • Regularly met with stakeholders to discuss and implement new features for the TaskMatters2 application.
  • Redesigned the entire JurorSMARTS application (front and back end development) with little to no impact to end users.
  • Served as the primary point of contact for all issues related to the TaskMatters2 and JurorSMARTS application.
  • Responsibilities did include some Linux server administration.

April 2012 - July 2013

  • Responsible for identifying and fixing errors within the Global Asset Tracking and Identification System (GATIS).
  • Worked across teams to enhance and improve the GATIS and StudentConnect web applications using the CodeIgniter Framework in conjunction with the jQuery Library.
  • Collaborated with designers to create and implement wireframes for the StudentConnect Ad Aggregation Platform, a web application built on the CodeIgniter Framework.
  • Responsibilities did include some Windows server administration.

Consultant

January 2008 - April 2012

  • Consultant on the United States Department of Education (DoEd) Common Origination and Disbursement (COD) System project.
  • Developed COD system performance improvements to automate manual tasks in an effort to reduce the likelihood of human error.
  • Served as the liaison between the Department and the Direct Loan Servicing System (DLSS) ensuring any issues between the two systems were resolved expeditiously.
  • Participated in various phases of the Software Delivery Life Cycle including Assembly Test, Product Test, Performance Test and the final Production Implementation.
  • Designed the graphical user interface for several VB.NET stand-alone applications used in conjunction with COGNOS v7r4 software.

January 2006 - January 2008

  • Developed the graphical user interface (GUI) used to install and configure International Business Machines (IBM) product offerings.
  • Developed application programming interfaces (APIs) to be used by the Light Weight Infrastructure (LWI) server for hosting dynamic web applications on i5/OS.
  • Volunteered as an instructor for the Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) where my duties consisted of providing instruction to middle and high school students in the areas of HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP and MySQL.
  • Helped coach team Southern Minnesota to a first place finish in the 2007 Youth Computer Training Program (YCTP) competition.

Education

Certification, Web Design & Development

October 2009 - March 2010

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science

August 2002 - May 2006

Skills

Adobe Dreamweaver

Advanced

Adobe Illustrator

Advanced

Adobe Photoshop

Advanced

Hypertext Markup Language (HTML5)

Advanced

MySQL

Advanced

PHP (v. 5.6)

Advanced

Cascading Style Sheets (CSS3)

Intermediate

CodeIgniter Framework

Intermediate

JavaScript

Intermediate

jQuery

Intermediate

Laravel Framework

Intermediate

Linux Server Administration

Intermediate

Windows Server Administration

Intermediate

Wordpress

Intermediate

AngularJS

Beginner

GIT

Beginner