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Russ T.

Average rate
$37/hour
  • Joined May 2016

My passion is developing custom application for mobile devices and the Web. I have over 15 years of programming experience.

  • Orlando, FL, United States
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Russ T.
Orlando, FL, United States

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Experience

Summary

I began my I.T. career as a tech. Recognized that much of the work could be automated, I learned VB and then Java. Next I began focusing on the tech that powers the Web. Now I'm a full-stack, cross-platform Web and mobile app developer.

Work history

BJC Health Systems
Programmer / Network Administrator
Developed Intranet based systems management tools utilizing VBScript, JavaScript, ASP, JSP, and Java connecting to an SQL2000 server.
Edward Jones
Programmer / Developer / R&D Network Administrator
Set up an R&D Windows network. Developed programs in Visual Basic (for GUI) that used Desktop Management Interface 1.0 & 2.0 to interface with Windows OS and machine BIOS to control / manage OS functionality.
Lucent/IBM
On-Site Technical Analyst
Developed and implemented a plan to test for Y2K compliance. Then developed a system to auto upgrade servers that where found to not be Y2K ready. Designed and setup lab facilities for large-scale upgrades of non-Y2K compliant system BIOS.
Busch Agricultural Resources, Inc / Anheuser-Busch Corporation
Technical Analyst / System Administrator
Worked with a team that traveled to remote locations across the U.S. to migrate servers from Novell 3.12 to Windows NT Server 4.0
Citicorp Mortgage, Inc
Technical Specialist / System Adminstrator
Provided technical support for desktop PCs and provided administrator / operational support for Novell 3.12 and 4.11 network.

Portfolio

Dynamics Fitness and Performance

This application was designed specifically for the iPad. It manages all training classes, their membership system, payments and more. Please visit the link for more screen shots and info about the app.

M&H Signs - Mobile Estimator Application

While out in the field doing installs, the employees of M&H Signs were often asked for quotes. With many different materials and options available, it was hard to remember prices and calculate costs. This app solves that problem, and emails a reminder.

Dream Designs Florist

This is a custom WordPress site for a local florist that specializes in wedding events. The site includes a blog, galleries, and an online payment system.

Soakology - Portland, Maine

The is a custom appointment scheduling web application. The client had tried several 'off the shelf' applications, but they were not happy with any of them. For more screen shots and info, please visit the blog link.

UCLArts and Healing

This is a current project - the site is a heavily customized WordPress site. I have created several plugins and widgets for this site. For a working prototype you can visit the link - some pages/links may not work at time of visit. (It is a current project).

Skills

Skills

PHP JavaScript HTML CSS Python web design web applications mobile applications MySQL webRTC

Tools

Basecamp Zoho Projects Constant Contact Google Analytics Mailchimp Intel XDK NetBeans Quanta

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and evenings

Commitment

  • Can work 40hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Interests

Industries I love

Health & Wellness Science Sports Tech Travel Other

What I read

TechCrunch, TheNextWeb.com, Website Magazine, Java Magazine, SitePoint blog and books.

Side projects

I created a contact /project management system for my use (and contractors that work with me), as well as an invoice tracking system. Currently side project - a mobile app for sports leagues/teams allowing managers to more easily manage teams.

Ideal team

I've worked with teams from 1 - 20. I believe that communication is very important to any project. Whether face-to-face, phone calls or video conferences, I like to communicate with clients at least weekly.