Jim Baldwin -
Web Developer

Laravel • PHP • SQL • HTML5 • CSS3 • JavaScript • jQuery • MVC • REST APIs

Jim Baldwin

Portland, OR

503-522-0466 cell

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Experienced Developer with proven ability to analyze and solve complex problems quickly and deliver robust, efficient solutions. Strong mentoring and team leadership skills. Highly experienced in working with Marketing, Editorial, Advertising, and Sales departments to both clarify and anticipate business requirements and goals. Strong customer relationship management skills. Proven ability to identify technical issues and requirements early on in a project. Adaptable to changing requirements and goals.


Language/Technology Proficiency:

PHP, MVC frameworks (Laravel, CodeIgniter, Cake), SQL, Atlassian project management suite, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Numerous email marketing platform APIs, Credit Card APIs, Google Analytics. Experience in SEO best practices.


Skills:

Extensive Content Management experience, Team Leader, Database Design, Web Applications Design/Implementation, Code Design, Project Planning, Writing Business Requirements, Functional Specs, Tech Specs, Code standards compliance, version control, Agile development methodology, Web content syndication.


Professional Experience:


March 2016 - August 2016, Web Developer, McClain Concepts


2015-2016, Web Developer, PCD Group - Web applications for financial services industry.


2009-2015, Web Developer, Marketing, APCON, Inc. - Recognized leader in enterprise network monitoring switches.


2000-2008 Imaginova Corp., New York, NY – Digital media and ecommerce for science and technology audiences

2007-2008 Director of Development, Consumer Media


2001-2007 Senior Programmer

2000-2001 Senior Web Applications Developer


1996-2000 Senior Web Developer, AB Website Design, Los Angeles, CA – contract Web development

Web developer and applications programmer. Development of static and dynamic Web sites, ecommerce, Web applications, content management systems. Subcontract and supervise designers and programmers as needed.


1983-1996 Senior Programmer, Project Manager, Account Manager

Financial Automated Computer Systems, Portland, OR – Sales presentation software for personal financial planners

Write requirements, Design and implement product illustration software for the financial services industry: Life Insurance, Mutual Funds, Estate Planning, Advanced Underwriting. Clients included Aetna, Oppenheimer, Phoenix Mutual, Allianz Life, Eaton-Vance, Keystone, Pioneer Funds. Managed my own accounts and led developer teams of 2-4.

Education:

University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2 years

St. John's College, Santa Fe, NM, 2 years