Jonny Sooter CV

Summary

I currently work at WebKey (based in Seattle, Washington) as a Web Developer and Project Manager. I have 7+ years of experience in web design/development and strong coding skills in PHP, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (and its long list of libraries). In the past I have designed, co-organized, & taught a web development course at Microlins Technical Institute that focused on web standards and development for beginners and is still being taught there.

Education

  1. 2013–2016

    University of Washington: B.A. in Business Administration

    Finance Major - Annual Dean's List 2014-2016
    Cumulative GPA 3.62 | Major GPA 3.82

Work experience

  1. 2013–Present

    Senior Web Developer & Project Manager at WebKey, LLC

    • Building custom web sites and applications to numerous end-client companies.
    • Developing software using a LAMP stack (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) and a custom CMS platform with a test-driven development process implementing object-oriented concepts.
    • Delivering custom user interfaces powered by HTML, CSS (SASS), Bootstrap and MVC front end design pattern.
    • Project management and client facing role, managing expectations and taking customer requests to translate into actionable items for the development team.

  2. 2011–2013

    Web Applications Developer & Designer at Kent School District

    • Developing, designing, and documenting web based applications that are scalable for thousands of students, families, and staff using front-end technologies HTML, CSS, and JavaScript with a PHP and SQL server backend.
    • Graphic design for print ad campaigns, web experiences, and user interfaces.
    • Culture of code reviews and team based developed with version control in Git.
  3. 2010–2011

    Technical Instructor at Microlins Technical Institue

    • Designed, organized, and documented a 3-month course web development and design course.
    • Teaching web development and graphic design for beginners.
    • Instructed classes with a student body ranging from private, one-to-one, and larger 30-40 students.

Selected web projects

  1. May -
    Oct 2016

    Greenroads Rating System: Responsive Website Re-design

    Greenroads is a rating system for transportation projects - similar to LEED. Designed page layouts and UI kit, developed responsive re-design, along with user profiles, and rating system performance upgrades.

  2. Oct -
    Dec 2014

    Oregon Department of Transportation (ODOT): Future Builder

    Future Builder is a webapp that allows the population of Oregon to build their ideal scenario for investment policy. Designed & developed the front-end application and scenario algorithms based on data from ODOT.

  3. Apr -
    Sep 2014

    St. Joseph Parish - Seattle: Responsive website and integration with PDS

    Developed website front-end and created an integration between the Catholic Parishioner Data System (PDS) and the WebKey platform for seamless viewing, updating, and managing both databases through a single admin interface.

  4. May 2013 -
    Sep 2013

    Kiosk Interface: Web UI & Apps

    Developed the end-user interface and functionality being used on all the distributed kiosks. I built a total of 5 dynamic apps displaying news feeds, open positions, calendars, KSD programs, and featured videos.

Skills

  1. Programming:

    PHP, SQL, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Java

  2. Frameworks

    React, AngularJS, Bootstrap, JQuery, SASS, Symfony (PHP)

  3. Design

    Adobe Products (Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop), Typography, Corporate Identity, Ad Campaigns, User Interface

  4. Soft Skills

    Excellent communication both written and verbal, project management customer service, team oriented, self-motivated, bias for action and initiative, attentive to detail, highly analytical, perform well in areas with little direction, and comfortable engaging in a variety of roles

  5. Technical Skills

    Code reviews, design schemas for relational databases, technical specs and documentation, component based and extensible code, version control

  6. Languages

    Portuguese and English – Native and fluent speaking and writing

Volunteering

  1. 2011–2013

    Volunteer • STAR

    I organized and managed the refurbishing and distributing of laptops to qualified families for educational use. Since its inception, the STAR Program has granted refurbished desktop and laptop computers to over 3,000 families in the Kent School District.