Mike Hipps

PHP & Drupal Developer

Summary

Software Developer focused on building Web Applications.

Server-Side PHP and Drupal is my goto, but I am enjoying working with HTML5 and CSS3.

Skills

Coding
PHP / Drupal
SQL
JavaScript / jQuery
Python
Facebook API
Front-End
HTML5
CSS3
Web Standards
Responsive Design
Other
Git
Jira
Basecamp
Unix / Apache

Work Experience

Brunello Creative

Developer

Current

Lead Developer for site redesign of a global Architecture Firm.
Built a custom Drupal Module to interact with the Grocery Server API on client sites.
Consult on switch to version control for ongoing projects.

NGP VAN

Software Engineer

Core-member of the Social Organizing team responsible for daily development of custom Drupal modules which powered the online presence of hundreds of local, state and national political campaigns.
Implemented “Developer-Walkthroughs” as a part of our sprint process. These walkthroughs cut development time by catching numerous bugs before the QA stage dramatically shortening time from development to production.
Homogenized the development environment ensuring that all developers were working on the same platform for new feature development.

New Venture Media Group

IT Manager

Converted theatre and travel web properties from static HTML to custom CMS eliminating the need for manual creation of 500+ pages of static HTML per year.
Perform daily updates and maintenance for entire web portfolio.
Converted .psd file into a company umbrella site.
Responsible for daily monitoring and troubleshooting of internal network, routers, firewalls, workstations, VPN clients, and website.

Baptiste Power Yoga Institute

IT Manager

Designed and coded new website registration system allowing for in-house registration for weekend programs. Previous registrations were handled through affiliate studios. The new registration process was responsible for a revenue increase of $15,000 per month.
Extended the weekend registration system to all week long programs. This automated many of the previous manual data-entry procedures and allowed for the reduction of a $40,000 +/year salaried position.
Responsible for daily monitoring and troubleshooting of internal network, routers, firewalls, workstations, VPN clients, and website.
Purchased, designed, installed and configured Snow Leopard server and Sonicwall firewall allowing centralized network storage and VPN access.