Cord Michael Slatton
Eugene, Oregon USA
Web Developer and Project Manager
CS Development2002 – Present
Provide web hosting. Manage CentOS VPS. Design, develop, and maintain business and client websites. Develop logos and company branding. Develop and debug mobile sites for iOS and Android. Research and build custom integrations with web services. Manage and collaborate with contracted labor to deploy projects in a timely and efficient manner.
Software Development Team Lead
Imagination International, Inc.2018
At Imagination International, Inc. I led the Software Development team. We used a 2 week Sprint based process with a daily standup, retrospectives and reviews. As team lead,I was in charge of the development for new applications for the warehouse. Our team included QA, UI and a junior developer; I managed tasks for them and encouraged their continuing education and career growth. I mentored the junior developer through pair coding and other activities. I was also in charge of testing our experimental 3D printing filament and creating information for consumers that would allow them to use it successfully.
Web Development Mentor
Thinkful2017 – 2018
Packt Publishing / O’Reilly Books2018
As a Courseware Author with Packt Publishing, I contracted to create the Responsive Web Design Course. I wrote and edited the text for lessons, and created activities and lesson assessments that assured the concepts are understood and remembered. I also prepared the slide presentations that go along with the lessons as well as explain example code and resources. After the course was complete I was asked to do a 2 day video presentation for a digital classroom that was turned into a video course.
Drupal/Server Admin & Developer
As an employee of CorSource contracted to HerbPharm I was brought in to repair and improve their existing Drupal site as well as maintain the Linux based server and Drupal based ecommerce site. I handle security updates for the server and Drupal as well as refactoring code for improperly setup custom modules to allow security updates to be installed.
Drupal and Node JS Developer
Freeflow Digital2015 – 2017
At Freeflow Digital I built and themed complex Drupal web sites as well as updated and added features to existing client Node JS applications. I used a Grunt and Drush based build process to automatically validate and build our sites.
At 72Holdings I built complex Drupal based sites and site features to client specifications. I also determined the best way to accomplish complicated tasks using a combination of contributed and custom modules as well as determined bottlenecks for speed and resolve them. I have also written complex migrations to move client sites from existing platforms to Drupal.
Lead Web Developer and Server Administrator
Feynman Group2013 – 2015
WordPress, mobile development, X-Cart, Drupal, PhpBB, LAMP/Windows server administration, Git version control, AngularJS. Assemble estimates for clients, client support, custom administration interfaces for database access. Migrate sites from existing platforms to Drupal.
Palo Alto Software2012
Constructed and maintained high-traffic websites for Software as a Service industry leader. WordPress and Expression Engine theme and plug-in development. Developed websites and micro-sites from designer compositions and scratch. Analytics and A/B Testing to increase metrics. Built custom integrations with web services.
WordPress Specialist and Web Developer
Web Solution Shack2011 – 2012
Developed and maintained client websites for web solutions company. Researched and developed cost-effective client solutions. WordPress plug-in and theme development.
Lead Web Specialist and Designer
Sunyata Studios2008 – 2012
Provided web hosting; designed, developed, and maintained client websites for media cooperative. Supervised development and quality assurance by team members. Reviewed team members’ work for best practices and standardization. Met with clients through all stages of development. Resolved client and developer differences in vision. Developed strategies for regular deployment of new content. Developed and implemented company documents and contracts. Researched and deployed new web technologies and APIs.
Real Pro Systems2010 – 2011
Constructed and upgraded real estate professionals’ websites. Worked with clients to design custom themes. Developed websites from designer compositions and scratch. Built custom integrations with web services.
Designer and Technical Specialist
Book Publishing Company2008 – 2009
Layout and graphic design of books and advertising media. Proofread, copy-edited, entered data. Maintained, upgraded, and repaired Windows and Mac computers.
Teacher and Systems Administrator
The Farm School2007 – 2009
Taught algebra and trigonometry, physics, web development, and other computer-related classes. Maintained website, network, and computers.
- mobile development
- theme development
- Google Analytics
- shopping carts
- Linux/Windows server administration
- cross browser standardization
- Content Management Systems
- Expression Engine
- Adobe Creative Suite
Experienced with many other technologies with a specialization in Open Source.