Alex Palma

Alex Palma

Web/App Developer

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Professional Profile

This is a collection of my experiences and projects I have worked on since 2002. I am comforatble with both Mac and PC based development and am a PHP Zend Certified Engineer. For more information on the technologies utilized feel free to contact me via email or the contact form to the left.

Work Experience

Aug 2008 - Present

Web Developer II,
Website Administration

Replacements Ltd, Full-Time


  • Replacements.com
  • June 2010 Replacements Ltd. - Employee of the Month
  • Administrate web presence for one of NC's largest private companies
  • Dimensions in Leadership Training
  • Developed PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant forms
  • Deploy and convert routine broadcast marketing emails
  • Led deployment of Martha Stewart Living marketing campaign
  • Created weekly feature product grouping images for deployment on social sites

Jan 2002 - Present

Web/Application Developer/Designer

Freelance


2007 - 2008

PHP Application Developer

Resilient Business Solutions


Created PHP applications for a number of businesses including:

  • Monmouth County NJ Sheriff's Office
  • Certain-teed Building products
  • IT Management Solutions

Technical Skills

Expert, 14 years

HTML5/CSS3


I have been using HTML/XHTML & CSS since before highschool using them in mostly every project. I have also completed an HTML5 Web Development Hands-On course with Leanring Tree International to stayt up to date on the latest HTML5 uses and capabilities.

Advanced, 8 years

PHP


PHP 5.3 Zend Certified Engineer -
I have created/developed many PHP applications in both my freelance work and at Replacements Ltd.

Advanced, 11 years

Adobe Creative Suite


Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/Flash/Fireworks/Dreamweaver/InDesign

Advanced, 9 years

Javascript


I have been writing Javascript for the client side of my PHP applications; and more recently I have been deploying these skills in the form of the jQuery Javascript Framework.

Intermediate, 5 years

ASP.NET


Began use of ASP.NET at Appalachian State and have used it in some freelance projects

Advanced, 8 years

Wordpress


I have completed numerous Wordpress site installations and custom Wordpress Plug-ins on both freelance and personal projects.

Intermediate, 5 years

jQuery Framework


Completed Learning Tree International course on jQuery
Currently Testing and looking for bugs with the newly released Jquery Mobile Framework, Alpha release.
- Contributed to beta testing and submitted bug reports

Intermediate, 4 year

Mobile Web Development


Completed training in design framework jQTouch, a mobile version of the jQuery Framework.
Released mobile app on the IOS App Store
Currently completing Stanford University online coursework in iPhone application development (Objective C)
See Above regarding Jquery Mobile

Education

Appalachian State University

Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems - 3.1 GPA


  • Dean’s List 2004-2007
  • Member of AITP (Association of Information Technology Professionals)
  • University Recreation Weight Room Specialist (2005 - 2007)

My Senior project was developing the web application for CARET (Center for Applied Research in Emerging Technologies). I also Designed an Oracle database for the CIS department of the Walker College of Business that collects alumni information post graduation. I Led a group that Created and implemented a Microsoft Access database for Watauga County Humane Society in my Managing Corporate Data Class.



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