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-#Daniel Steadman
+### About Me
+
+<p class="squat">I am a self-taught web developer with nearly four years of agency and freelance experience. I prefer working in Ruby on Rails, however I also have extensive experience with Drupal, Wordpress and some experience with Django.</p>
+
+## Technology
+* **Servers:** Nginx, Apache, Thin
+* **Databses:** PostgreSQL, MySQL, Oracle
+* **Search:** Solr (Sunspot), Sphinx (Thinking Spinx)
+* **Templating:** erb, haml, slim
+* **Background Processing:** Delayed job, Sidekiq, Whenever
+* **Metrics:** New Relic, Linode Longview, Google Analytics
+* **Deployment:** Capistrano, Dandelion
+* **APIs/integration:** Nokogiri, Savon
+* **Front-end:** Compass, Bourbon, Neat, Susy
+* **Caching:** Memcached, Varnish, Dalli, APC
+* **Debugging/code quality:** Pry, Bullet, Rails Best Practices
+* **Miscellaneous:** Dragonfly (image processing), Devise (authentication)
+
+## Employment
+
+### Blenderbox
+<h4>Web Developer <br />
+Apr 2011 – Jan 2014 <br />
+Brooklyn , NY </h4>
+<ul>
+ <li>Incorporate conceptual design and list of requirements to produce final website</li>
+ <li>Originate and develop database for individual website compatibility</li>
+ <li>Create database schema; defining relationships, designing tables, etc.</li>
+ <li>Make CSS functional in diverse browsers; including backwards compatibility for IE, browser prefixes for new attributes</li>
+ <li>Test capabilities for browsers and develop fallbacks to compensate for lack of built in functionality</li>
+ <li>Provision appropriate server sizes to accommodate for traffic spikes in newly developed sites</li>
+</ul>
+
+#### Projects
+<ul class="horizontal-links">
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://reneerouleau.com">reneerouleau.com</a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Rails 3 and <a target="_blank" href="http://spreecommerce.com/">Spree</a>, an open-source e-commerce framework. New concepts learned from this project include: extending rails with engines, SOAP API integration, creation of multi-page wizards, complex back-end coding, complex database design principles such as polymorphic relationships</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://novarica.com">novarica.com</a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Wordpress. I used this as an opportunity to practice use of <a target="_blank" href="http://yepnopejs.com/">yepnope</a>, dynamic script loaders, browser feature detection with Modernizr and creation of Javascript-only fallbacks for older browsers.</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://jpbfoundation">jpbfoundation.org </a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Wordpress. A chance to practice use of <a target="_blank" href="http://compass-style.org/">Compass</a> with Wordpress.</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://ypo.org">ypo.org</a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Wordpress. Heavy use of AJAX, and mobile optimization of complex vector grapics and animation</dd>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://nycedc.com">nycedc.com</a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Drupal. my first exposure to the the Google Maps API</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://tobyproject.org">tobyproject.org </a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Drupal. A good opportunity to practice server-side Paypal integration</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://aspirepublicschools.com">aspirepublicschools.org </a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Django. My first exposure to back-end development in Python and template design and extension</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://nyccollegeline.com">nyccollegeline.org </a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Rails 3. As one of the first Rails 3 projects I contributed to, this was an excellent opportunity to practice basic databse design and use of AJAX in Rails 3</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://cacm.acm.org">cacm.acm.org</a></dt>
+ <dd>A legacy Rails 2 project. Exposure to <a target="_blank" href="http://www.oracle.com/us/products/database/overview/index.html">Oracle</a>, and <a target="_blank" href="http://www.google.com/enterprise/search/products/gsa.html">Google Search Applicance</a> integration, <a target="_blank" href="http://www.redhat.com/products/enterprise-linux/">RHEL</a>, and complex nginx configuration. As an older project this was a great chance to learn about how Rails has grown and changed since Rails 2</dd>
+
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://carrotnewyork.com">carrotnewyork.com</a></dt>
+ <dd>Built with Wordpress. As one of my earlier projects, I used this project as an opportunity to practice creation of image sprites, and creation of Wordpress child themes</dd>
+</ul>
+
+### French Institute : Alliance Française
+<h4>Web Developer <br />
+Jan 2011 – Jun 2011 <br />
+New York, NY
+</h4>
+* Maintained and upgraded website
+* Built private social network for top donors
+* Coded weekly email blasts to full subscriber base
+* Organized/updated monthly partner offers
+
+### Martha Stewart Magazine
+<h4>Photo Studio Assistant<br />
+Mar 2010 – Apr 2011 <br />
+New York, NY
+</h4>
+* Managed distribution of photo equipment to concurrent events
+* Coordinated out­of­house rental delivery schedules
+* Generated plans to deal with various problems in high profile and fast paced environments
## Education
+### Marlboro College
+#### BA: Alternative Energy Economics, French language
- **Marlboro College
- BA, Class of 2008
- Renewable Energy Technology &amp; Economics
- French Language**
-
-## Work Experience
- * Freelance Web Developer. Jan 2014 - Present
- * **Blenderbox**, web developer. Apr 2011 &mdash; Jan 2014
- * **French Institute: Alliance Francaise**, programming, email marketing. Jan &mdash; June 2011
- * **Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia**, photo studio assistant. Mar 2010 &mdash; Apr 2011
-
-#Skills &amp; Experience
- * **Programming Languages:** Ruby, Python, Javascript, PHP, CSS, HTML5
- * **OSs:** OSX, Linux (Ubuntu, FreeBSD, RHEL)
- * **Servers:** Apache, Nginx
- * **Front-end:** Sass/Less, Node.js, Modernizr, JS/jQuery
- * **Databases:** MySQL, Postgrs
- * **Frameworks:** Ruby/Rails, Wordpress, Drupal, Django
- * **Version Control:** git
-
- **Spoken Languages:** English (native), French (advanced)
- **Interests:** Digital photography, renewable energy, environmental policy, cycling

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