Currently working as a Senior Front-End Engineer at a major Indianapolis company. My work primarily revolves around ECMAScript, React, Redux, Babel, RequireJS, Gulp, and Node.js.

Expert: 12+ years HTML5, CSS (Sass / LESS), JavaScript, SQL/MySQL

Proficient: Java EE, Scala, PHP, C# .NET, DB2

+ GitHub, Mocha, Segment, Optimizely, Google Apps/AdSense/Analytics, Adobe Dynamic Tag Management, Akamai

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Professional Experience

Senior Front-End Engineer at Angie's List
July 2015 – Present
HTML5, LESS, Bootstrap, ECMAScript, React, Redux, Babel, RequireJS, Gulp, Mocha, and Node.js
Front-End Developer at HH Gregg
July 2012 – July 2015
HTML, CSS, JSTL, Javascript (Dojo / jQuery), UI / UX, Akamai CDN, Adobe Tag Management, SQL, IBM WebSphere Commerce, DB2
  • Responsible for on-call support and front-end development for
  • Working with business, marketing, and outside parties to create and implement business requirements, project plans, and development timelines.
  • Configuration, implementation, development, and maintenance of Akamai CDN.
  • Senior Front-End Developer for the 2015 redesign of which includes a movement to a responsive design.
  • The collection, measurement, analysis, and reporting of web data for the purpose of optimizing web usage (emphasis on UI/UX, web performance, and multi-variant testing)
  • Responsible for the removal of analytical tools such as Omniture, Google Analytics, ClearSaleing, OpinionLab, and more. I then re-implemented them via Adobe's Dynamic Tag Management system.
  • We recently won our first award for "2014 Best Retail Website" from J.D. Power and associates, beating out contenders like Best Buy, Lowe's, Costco, Sears, and Home Depot
  • Estimated total e-commerce sales were $50 million in 2013, a 39% increase compared to 2012
  • 2015 Q3 Quarterly Earnings reports reveal a 60% increase in hh gregg e-commerce sales despite a 5.9% decline in in-store sales
Web and Front-End Developer at The Worm's Way Group
August 2011 - July 2012
HTML, CSS, JavaScript (and jQuery), ASP.NET (Visual Basic/C#/SQL/Razor), Graphic/UI Design (Photoshop, Illustrator), Statistical and Development Analysis
  • Worked extensively with database administrator, marketing teams, and our back-end engineer to convert two Visual Basic websites to C# .NET MVC in 7 month project.
  • Technical analysis, maintenence, and support for Google Analytics and similar tagging/tracking software.
  • Implemented style and branding guide with marketing for websites, promotions, and physical materials.
  • Responsible for support and development as well as the Wholesale Garden Supply business,
Web Developer and Marketing Associate at The HOPE Foundation
May 2009 - August 2011
PHP, MySQL, JavaScript (and jQuery), Graphic Design, mailing/emailing marketing promotions, marketing analysis, server and database administration
  • Responsible for all PHP, HTML, CSS, and JS development and support for
  • Google Analytics and e-commerce statistical analysis with emphasis on UI/UX
  • Created branding guide and website style guide, coordinated applying all the new rules throughout all departments.
  • Creation of a completely custom (from scratch) user-based cloud platform to serve teachers and field professionals all types of media documents.
  • Responsible for creating online systems to handle streaming video conferences, press events, and video workshops.
  • Created and oversaw the sending of HOPE's monthly newsletter to hundreds of thousands of subscribers.
Web Developer at The Indiana University Foundation
October 2008 - May 2009
HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Graphic Design
  • Created satellite website for the Bill Armstrong Golf Memorial Classic
  • Spam-proofed all e-mail addresses and contact forms using JavaScript
  • Converted old Visual Basic code to C# and tested/released the changes
Web Design and Graphic Designer at Ivy Tech (Bloomington, IN)
January 2008 - May 2009
HTML, CSS, PHP, Graphic Design
  • Chosen from a long list of candidates at Ivy Tech - Bloomington to work as the junior web developer and design artist.
  • Implemented and developed new PHP, HTML, and CSS on a professional level in support of the lead developer
  • Creation and support of the website for the Indianapolis Center for Life Sciences and the Student Government Association


Ivy Tech - Bloomington, IN
Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S)
August 2007 - May 2009


A summary of the projects and companies I've been involved with.

hh gregg

hhgregg (NYSE: HGG) is a retailer of consumer electronics and home appliances. It has over 3,100 employees, operates stores in 18 states, & reported an annual revenue of $2.338 billion in 2014.

Space Age Brains

We develop easy to manage websites, mobile applications, and organizational solutions for soon-to-flourish nonprofit organizations at no cost.


The Binford Redevelopment and Growth, Inc. (BRAG) mission is the commercial and residential enhancement of Binford Boulevard and adjacent neighborhoods.


Calculateer will help you quickly analyze potential stock moves and maximize your return on investment. This Android app gives you the potential net result along with information like potential ROI.

HOPE Foundation

The HOPE Foundation was formed in 1989 to develop positive results for students through measures that go beyond top-down restructuring efforts and bottom-up, site-based management approaches to school reform.

Worm's Way Group

The Worms Way home office is located in Bloomington, IN, with retail stores in Bloomington, IN, Tampa, FL, Sutton, MA, Erlanger, KY, St. Louis, MO and Nashville, TN.

Built by Christopher

My web development blog full of articles, tutorials, demos, and resources.

What's Working In Schools

Award-winning professional development education blog, a satellite project from The HOPE Foundation.

IU Foundation

A not-for-profit corporation, IUF is dedicated to maximizing private sector support for IU. State appropriations provide less than a third of IU’s operating budget, so private gifts are vital to keeping an IU education both exceptional and affordable.