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-### About Me
-<p class="squat">I am a self-taught web developer with nearly four years of agency and freelance experience. I have experience working in Ruby on Rails, Django, Drupal and Wordpress.</p>
-<p class="squat">I'm always excited to learn new technology and, as a side project, I am currently working on a building a JSON API and connecting it to an Angular front-end.</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>
+<section class="about section">
+ <h2>About Me</h2>
+ <p class="squat">I am a self-taught web developer with nearly four years of agency and freelance experience. I have experience working in Ruby on Rails, Django, Drupal and Wordpress.</p>
+ <p class="squat">I'm always excited to learn new technology and, as a side project, I am currently working on a building a JSON API and connecting it to an Angular front-end.</p>
+</section>
+
+<section class="technology section">
+ <h2>Technology</h2>
+ <h3>Frameworks (by language)</h3>
+
+ <ul>
+ <li><b>Ruby:</b> Rails, Spree (Rails e-commerce)</li>
+ <li><b>Python:</b> Django, Mezzanine</li>
+ <li><b>PHP:</b> Drupal, Wordpress</li>
+ </ul>
+
+ <h3>Server-side Technology</h3>
+
+ <ul>
+ <li><b>Servers:</b> Nginx, Apache</li>
+ <li><b>Databses:</b> MySQL, PostgreSQL, SQLite, Oracle</li>
+ <li><b>Metrics:</b> New Relic, Linode Longview, Google Analytics</li>
+ </ul>
+
+ <h3>Ruby Gems</h3>
+
+ <ul>
+ <li><b>Search:</b> Solr (Sunspot), Sphinx (Thinking Spinx)</li>
+ <li><b>Templating:</b> erb, haml, slim</li>
+ <li><b>Background Processing:</b> Delayed job, Sidekiq, Whenever</li>
+ <li><b>Deployment:</b> Capistrano, Dandelion</li>
+ <li><b>XML Parsing</b> Nokogiri, Savon</li>
+ <li><b>Front-end:</b> Compass, Bourbon, Neat, Susy</li>
+ <li><b>Debugging/code quality:</b> Pry, Bullet</li>
+ <li><b>Miscellaneous:</b> Dragonfly (image processing), Devise (authentication), Dalli (caching)</li>
+ </ul>
+</section>
+
+<section class="projects section">
+ <h2>Projects</h2>
+
+ <h3>Rails</h3>
+ <dl>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://reneerouleau.com">Renee Rouleau (e-commerce)</a></dt>
+ <dd>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://nyccollegeline.com">NYC College Line</a></dt>
+ <dd>As one of the first Rails 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">Communications of the ACM</a></dt>
+ <dd>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>
+ </dl>
+
+ <h3>Wordpress</h3>
+ <dl>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://novarica.com">Novarica</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>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://jpbfoundation.org">JPB Foundation</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>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://ypo.org">Young Presidents Organization</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://carrotnewyork.com">Carrot New York</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>
+ </dl>
- <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>
+ <h3>Django</h3>
+ <dl>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://aspirepublicschools.org/">Aspire Public Schools</a></dt>
+ <dd>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://hospitalityq.com/">Hospitality Quotient</a></dt>
+ <dd>My first exposure to Mezzanine.</dd>
+ </dl>
- <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>
+ <h3>Drupal</h3>
+ <dl>
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://nycedc.com">NYCEDC</a></dt>
+ <dd>Google Maps API, general Drupal concepts.</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
+ <dt><a target="_blank" href="http://tobyproject.org">Toby Project</a></dt>
+ <dd>A small site which allowed me to learn more complex Paypal integration</dd>
+ </dl>
+</section>
+
+<section class="employment section">
+ <h2>Employment</h2>
+
+ <h3>Blenderbox</h3>
+ <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>
+
+ <h3>French Institute : Alliance Française</h3>
+ <h4>Web Developer <br />
+ Jan 2011 – Jun 2011 <br />
+ New York, NY</h4>
+
+ <ul>
+ <li>Maintained and upgraded website</li>
+ <li>Built private social network for top donors</li>
+ <li>Coded weekly email blasts to full subscriber base</li>
+ <li>Organized/updated monthly partner offers</li>
+ </ul>
+
+ <h3>Martha Stewart Magazine</h3>
+ <h4>Photo Studio Assistant<br />
+ Mar 2010 – Apr 2011 <br />
+ New York, NY</h4>
+
+ <ul>
+ <li>Managed distribution of photo equipment to concurrent events</li>
+ <li>Coordinated out­of­house rental delivery schedules</li>
+ <li>Generated plans to deal with various problems in high profile and fast paced environments</li>
+ </ul>
+</section>
+
+<section class="education section">
+ <h2>Education</h2>
+ <p><b>Marlboro College</b> <br />
+ BA: Alternative Energy Economics &amp; French language</p>
+</section>

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