Hi, I'm Josh.

I build software, relationships, and organizations.

About Me

I create elegant solutions to complex problems and build ecosystems that empower individuals to be more effective with less support.

Building teams and designing systems that allow organizations to focus on their core mission without technological disruption is my specialty.

Work Experience

Self Employed

Since 2017

Consultant & Developer

Develop enterprise content management systems and consult with agencies on their workflows.

  • Develop enterprise content management systems
  • Consult on application architecture, project management and deployment workflows
  • Provide coaching to developers working with clients

Localvore

2016 - 2017

Senior Developer

Developed APIs and microservices using an Elixir stack.

  • Developed microservices for working with 3rd party APIs
  • Developed a custom amqp routing layer for an event-driven stack
  • Managed deployments using a combination of Docker and Heroku

daft labs

2015 - 2016

Junior Partner

Managed an agile software development team with a specialty in building technology start-ups.

  • Oversaw team growth from 5 to 18 employees
  • Coordinated clients and employees to achieve succesful outcomes
  • Worked with a wide range of technologies fitting various projects

QC Creative

2010 - 2015

Owner & Lead Developer

Led a team of contractors and employees specialized in developing content marketing platforms for businesses, non-profits, and educational institutions.

  • Developed content management systems using WordPress, Django, and other open source tools
  • Coordinated designers, developers, and clients to meet aggressive deadlines

University of Vermont

2010 - 2014

Web Developer & Accessibility Consultant

Created Section 508 and WCAG compatible content management solutions. Consulted with and trained department leaders in accessibility and web management.

  • Helped migrate accessibility department from paper forms to a digital workflow
  • Developed accessibility guidelines for use in web content creation throughout the University
  • Built systems with accessibility and security as top concerns

Various Organizations

Since 2014

Volunteer

Self Employed

2007 - 2010

Freelance Web Developer

Developed custom web solutions using a PHP/MySQL stack.

Skills

Languages

PHP
Elixir
JavaScript / ES6
Python
SASS

Frameworks

Phoenix
WordPress
React
Laravel
Express
Symfony

Other Skills

Project Management
Community Building
Mentoring
Public Speaking
Agile Workflows

Projects

Initiate

A React/Redux application for keeping track of constantly changing stats in roleplaying games.

SoiledVT

A geospatial app that shows soil types by property parcel.

Actor's Calculator

A calculator for the very specific pay rules for background actors.

More Info

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