Kevin Becker

Front-end Developer Back-end Developer Designer Entrepreneur Cartoonist Manager

Resume

Technical Skills

Primary Skills

  • Javascript, ES2016, Angular 1, jQuery
  • HTML5, CSS3, SASS
  • Gulp, NPM
  • PHP, MySQL
  • Git, Gitflow, Bitbucket Server, SVN
  • Sublime Text, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Modern Responsive & UX Design

Topics of Interest

  • Angular 2
  • React
  • Webpack
  • Polymer
  • Node JS
  • Accessibility
  • Unit Testing, E2E Testing

Experience

Lincoln Investment

Front-end Developer

Fort Washington, PA

October 2014 – Present

  • Designing and developing a modern responsive public facing website for lincolninvestment.com
  • Designing, developing, and managing contractors for Lincoln’s new primary platform: a new Angular 1 based advisor dashboard for the 800+ advisors at Lincoln
  • Installing and training employees on Git and Bitbucket Server to increase code quality and efficiency
  • Introducing developers to Gulp, SASS, NPM, and Gitflow, and holding weekly training sessions
  • Spearheading additional training initiatives with Lynda.com, Pluralsight, Thinkster.io, and others
  • Implementing front-end coding standards and best practices
  • Researching emerging technologies such as ES2016, React, Webpack, and Angular 2
  • Working in an Agile environment

Humble Meteor

Founder, Interactive Developer

Warminster, PA

November 2012 – Present

  • Developing and marketing Comet CMS, a custom PHP content management system
  • Developing and marketing JustBuildMeAWebsite.com, a static site solution for small businesses
  • HTML5/CSS3/SASS responsive front-end development utilizing Bootstrap 3
  • Setting up Git and a Gitflow process for version control
  • Building websites that integrate with client REST API’s
  • Business Development, Project/Account Management, Finance Management, and QA

Rosetta

Manager, Senior Interactive Developer

Hamilton, NJ

April 2010 – November 2013

  • Built object oriented PHP based front-end and back-end solutions
  • Developed websites utilizing HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript/jQuery, and responsive media queries
  • Managed and mentored junior level colleagues and contractors
  • Acted as a lead developer on multiple high profile accounts including Rogers, BMS, and Otsuka
  • Researched and implemented emerging technologies such as responsive mobile development
  • Worked with the technology department to integrate with Microsoft MVC frameworks
  • Collaborated with the creative department to bring a project from concept to completion
  • Developed Rosetta's technology standards and processes

Acme Design

Interactive Developer

Newtown, PA

February 2008 - April 2010

  • Designed and developed websites and Flash applications with a focus on web standards
  • Developed PHP based content management systems
  • Implemented search engine optimization techniques including Google site maps and analytics
  • Managed project timelines and communicated with clients directly
  • Performed quality assurance for interactive projects

AXIOM Professional Health Learning

Interactive Designer

Yardley, PA

September 2006 - February 2008

  • Created interactive e-Learning courses, interactive games, illustrations, and animations
  • Acted as lead developer on all major projects
  • Managed and trained employees, interns, and freelancers
  • Communicated with clients, project managers, medical writers, QA personnel, and developers
  • Produced high quality results under demanding deadlines
  • Increased efficiency by creating reusable project elements

Kanter International

Interactive Developer Internship/Contractor

Philadelphia, PA

March 2005 - August 2006

  • Designed and developed websites, Flash applications with XML integration, and HTML emails
  • Flowed and styled content for websites
  • Researched client's competitor websites for client presentations

Education

Drexel University

Bachelor of Science in Digital Media

Philadelphia, PA

Professional Development

  • Founder of the successful start up web development agency Humble Meteor
  • Freelance web development and animated Flash cartoons
  • Attending industry conferences such as LibertyJS