Rubik's Cube

Glenn Paul Goodman

Front End Web Developer

Accomplished problem solver, skillful coder and enduring student of digital technology. I bring ambition, expertise, and enthusiasm to teams and help achieve big things.

Skills and Experience

Highly proficient with traditional JavaScript (I write lean, modular code). Use object oriented design patterns. Examples of tools in my JavaScript utility belt include JQuery, Handlebars, Underscore and RequireJS. Quickly becoming adept at Node.js.

Expert in coding semantic, accessible and SEO friendly HTML5. Master of CSS3. I advocate progressive enhancement, responsive design and taking a mobile first approach to development. I excel at solving cross browser issues.

Leverage tools like Git, SASS, Grunt, and Bower to create development ecosystems capable of reacting quickly to change and keeping up to date with web technologies.

Front End Web Development Manager, PetSmart

Phoenix, AZ — 2013 - present

Accomplishments include helping to launch new e-commerce platform in 2014, building UI for .NET MVC mobile store locator app, and developing complex JavaScript workarounds for current platform. In addition to heavy day-to-day coding responsibilities, manage and mentor other front end developers. Provide technical consultation to marketing teams. Work with external vendors to design project specifications. Contributed to major rebranding efforts on website.

Front End Web Developer (contractor), Petsmart

Phoenix, AZ — 2011 - 2013

Built landing pages, micro sites, and managed monthly promotional content via proprietary CMS. Used A/B testing tool (SiteSpect) to develop creative workarounds for e-commerce platform limitations. Helped direct technical strategies to support marketing initiatives. Provided technical support for internal website and external vendor platforms.

Freelance Web Developer

Phoenix, AZ — 2008 - 2013

Worked with several different small businesses during this time period. Designed and developed data-driven websites. Maintained a professional Wordpress site, including development of custom templates. Coded HTML e-mails and deployed with MailChimp.

Account Manager, The Hilldrup Companies

Scottsdale, AZ — 2002 - 2008

Represented the Hilldrup Companies onsite at Prudential Real Estate and Relocation Services as the account manager. Coordinated household goods moves for corporate clients.

Ticket Office Supervisor, Center for the arts

George Mason University — 1999 - 2002

Managed the day-to-day and event operations of a performing arts ticket office. Performed daily as well as event settlement accounting. Maintained and configured ticketing hardware. Managed approximately 15 employees.

Education

Arizona State University, Mesa, AZ — B.A.S. Web Development, 2011 (Summa Cum Laude)

Paradise Valley Community College, Phoenix, AZ — A.A.S. CIS, 2009 (3.98 GPA)