Adam Alexander
SKILLS
Front-End Web Development and User Interface/Experience Design
Semantic HTML, JavaScript/jQuery, AngularJS, Underscore, CSS/Sass, Bootstrap, Functional Specs.
Photoshop, XML, XSLT, XPath, Regular Expressions, SQL, ASP/VBScript, PHP, ASP.NET/C#, JSP.
Excellent communication skills (spoken and written).
EXPERIENCE
Software Developer
CollegeNET, Inc. Portland, OR 11/07 - present
  • Design/development of "25Live" software-as-a-service collegiate scheduling software
  • Design/development of companion administration/configuration applications
  • Design/development of responsive (mobile-friendly) version of 25Live in AngularJS
  • Designed/development of advanded search interfaces, multi-week location availability grids, scheduling configuration utilities and other data visualization interfaces
Front-End Web Developer
Nike, Inc. Beaverton, OR 8/07 - 10/07 (contract)
  • Refactored HTML/CSS for substantial portions of Nike.net, reducing load time by up to 60%
  • Prepared graphical UI mock-ups of new pages for development
  • Tweaked and streamlined the online style guide
Front-End Web Developer
Oddcast, Inc. New York, NY 8/05 - 5/07
  • Fully recoded SitePal.com and Oddcast.com, improving load time by 50%
  • Speced and built DHTML-driven Flash embed code constructor for multiple sites
  • Co-developed and coded architecture and user interface design for Voki.com
  • Functionally enhanced and reskinned various registered user interfaces
  • Implemented various JS/PHP-based web analytics solutions
JavaScript / Web Browser Expert
Lockwood Advisors, Inc. New York, NY 7/05 - 8/05 (contract)
  • Revised and updated DHTML features within an internal banking application
  • Removed ActiveX polling component in favor of AJAX strategy
  • Replaced outdated Frameset structure with dynamic DIVs and IFRAMEs
Front-End Web Developer
Futurological Strategies, Inc. Brooklyn, NY 3/05 - 6/05 (contract)
  • Functional specifications and user interface design for Soundpost.com
  • Developed and coded front-end templates and componentization strategies
  • Coded a custom Windows Media-embedded pop-up music player
  • Sole web developer for TripodLabs.com, coded in ASP.NET and DHTML
Web Developer
Tutor.com New York, NY 1/05 - 3/05 (contract)
  • Responsible for front-end of a browser-based online tutoring application
  • Assisted in designing the user interface design for the application
  • Modified or prepared corresponding C# code elements of the DHTML files
Front-End Web Developer
Cablevision Systems Corp. Bethpage, NY 1/00 - 12/04
  • OptOnline.net - Optimum Online broadband customer homepage
    • Responsible for all front-end development and maintenance through multiple JSP components
    • Light JSP coding (sendmail, string manipulation, URL construction)
    • Developed outside partner co-branding strategy using external JavaScripts
    • Co-developed customer homepage personalization code
  • Webmail.OptOnline.net - Optimum Online customer email access
    • Customizations and functionality modifications to Sun Microsystem's Messenger Express application (entirely JavaScript-based)
    • Inserted custom "spam marking" strategy into existing code
  • OptimumStore.com - Optimum Online product site
    • Responsible for all front-end code development and maintenance
  • News12.com - Cablevision's local New York Metropolitan Area news
    • Developed new production strategy and provided HTML tutoring
    • Received Pride in Performance Award for redesign and implementation of site
EDUCATION
Catholic University of America Washington, DC 1993-1995
Studied Musicology, Theology
New York University New York, NY 1995-1996
Studied Philosophy
INTERESTS
Music (from Slayer to George Michael), Transformers, theism/atheism, comic books.