Web Résumé

Dan Jones

Fort Bend, TX 77069
+1 (704) 326-1626 •


Web developer with broad experience in both large (educational and commercial) and small(commercial) websites. Designed custom web applications from the ground up, and modified existing open-source applications to meet specific needs. Effective communicator, with experience researching and writing content for educational websites. Social media expertise maintaining Facebook and Twitter accounts for educational institution, and building Facebook applications.

Skills include:

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SCSS
  • JavaScript
  • vue.js
  • jQuery
  • AJAX
  • React
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Laravel
  • Yii
  • Wordpress
  • Git
  • Grunt
  • node.js
  • golang
  • MongoDB
  • Apache
  • Linux
  • Docker
  • AWS
  • Google App Engine

Work History

Began building websites in the late nineties. Primarily self-taught.
Please note: some of the following links are outdated. I'm working on redirecting them to a functional cached version of each of these.

  • GRIN
    Principal Software Engineer
    August 2021 - present

    Principal full-stack developer for SaaS company in creator marketing. Laravel, PHP, PHPUnit, MySql, mongodb, Vue

  • BubbleUp
    Senior Web Developer
    February 2020 - July 2021

    Senior Developer for marketing firm with clients in multiple industries. Sites range from low traffic, to extremely high. Yii, WordPress, PHP, MySQL, AWS, Drupal, custom sites

  • HealthLabs / Starfish
    Project Manager/Tech Lead
    October 2017 - January 2020

    Lead for API project. Developed Laravel-based API for document management service. Managed team. Set goals. Ensured development was on track. Laravel/Lumen, PHP, PHPUnit, MySQL, Google Cloud Platform, Google App Engine, Google Cloud SQL, mongodb, redis, Google Datastore, Google Cloud Storage

    Senior Full-Stack Developer
    July 2016 - October 2017

    Full-stack development for multiple websites in the health industry, including STDCheck, HealthLabs, UTI Treatment. PHP, PHPUnit, MySQL, Laravel, Eloquent, Javascript, jQuery, AngularJS, React

  • University of Texas Coding Bootcamp
    October 2016 - May 2017

    Taught Full-stack coding bootcamp. Six month program to introduce students to basics of full-stack MERN development. HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, APIs, AJAX, Node, Express, MySQL, sequelize, MongoDB, mongoose, PHP, Laravel, Python, React, React-Native

  • Server Monkey
    Back-end web developer
    November 2015 - July 2016

    Develop Magento-based eCommerce site PHP, MySQL, Magento, XML, Javascript, jQuery

    • Extend functionality of current site
    • Modify existing site plugins to better fit workflow of sales team.
  • Hubbard Radio – WTOP/Federal News Radio
    Back-end web developer
    July 2010 - November 2015

    • Wordpress Closings Plugins Wordpress, PHP
      • Wordpress plugin to display school, business, and government closings during inclement weather.
      • Includes login system for schools to close schools without newsroom involvement
      • Allows newsroom users to change/modify/delete school-created closings if necessary
      • Permission system to give users specific rights to modify individual closings, all closings, or administer the system
    • Two website redesigns [https://wtop.com/ and https://federalnewsradio.com/] Wordpress, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, Memcache, etc.

      Took part in complete redesign of two separate websites, twice.

    • NewsQNewsQ PHP, MySQL, Memcache, HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, SocialMedia

      • Designed MySQL database to store data about social ranking of stories on website.
      • Wrote application to fetch data from various social media sites (Facebook, Twitter, Digg, etc.) in order to rank stories according to popularity.
      • Integrated into Memcache to reduce server load.
      • Created front-end resources to display data.
    • Sports Widget PHP, Memcache, HTML

      Wrote application to parse game time information for local sports teams. Integrated into existing front-end.

    • Thrift Savings Plan Ticker PHP, Memcache, HTML

      Wrote application to parse savings plan data from government website, cache on our servers, and display on our website.

    • Wordpress Importer PHP, Wordpress

      Created method for automatically importing new stories from a Wordpress-hosted blog into our site. The purpose was to make the story-creation process easier.

  • University of Texas – Mechanical Engineering Department
    Programmer/Services Assistant
    May 2008 - May 2010

    Maintained website, wrote news stories, and oversaw a number of projects to improve the website, including:

    • Senior Design Projects Database PHP, XHTML, HTML Forms

      Designed MySQL database to hold information about past Senior Design Projects. Built from scratch front-end to search database and display information.

    • “Intranet” site Wordpress, PHP

      Built Wordpress site to host department updates, and information specifically for faculty and staff. Created custom Wordpress theme to match theme of the main site.

    • Research Blogs Wordpress, PHP

      Built Wordpress MU site to host research blogs for faculty and graduate students.

    • About Section PHP, HTML, CSS, Writing

      Created entire section of website for recruiting purposes. Did extensive research.

  • Dinkin' Flicka Design

    • V&S Construction PHP, HTML, CSS

      Designed and built from scratch website for local construction company. XHTML 1.0 with some Javascript. CSS2.

  • Jones Web Design

    • Dave's Pest Control HTML, CSS, Javascript

      Designed and built from scratch website for local pest control company. XHTML 1.0 with some Javascript. CSS2.

  • Freelance Projects, etc.

    • Dan and Kali PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

      Designed and built from scratch own wedding website. Some PHP/MySQL for reservations. JQuery for photo album. Some CSS3.

    • Joe Stryker Wordpress, AJAX, JavaScript, PHP, HTML, CSS

      Designed and built website for independent Internet show. Site is built with Wordpress, using a custom-built theme. Some PHP plugins built for the site. Built custom Ajax/DOM effects to improve viewability/response time.

    • V&S Construction PHP, HTML, CSS

      Designed and built from scratch website for local construction company. XHTML 1.0 with some Javascript. CSS2.

    • Dave's Pest Control HTML, CSS, Javascript

      Designed and built from scratch website for local pest control company. XHTML 1.0 with some Javascript. CSS2.

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Bachelor of the Arts in Theater and Dance
University of Texas
University Honors
2004 – 2008
Austin, TX
Undeclared Major
Austin Community College
President's Honor Roll
2000 – 2001
Austin, TX