AJ
Schmidt
Frontend Developer

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Biography

Millennial computer craftsman perched on the cutting edge of all things tech. Currently employed as a Frontend Developer at Recovery Brands. Core competencies include HTML, CSS, and JavaScript, as well as tools and utilities like SASS, webpack, npm, and Git. Experienced in cross-browser, responsive web-design. Passion for technology highlighted by superior leadership and extraordinary personal initiative. Quick learner with the ability to absorb and assimilate new technologies, concepts, and applications.

Skills

Languages:

HTML, CSS (& SASS), PHP, JavaScript (& jQuery), MySQL, MATLAB, Java

Tools/Libraries:

Git, npm, webpack, WordPress, Vagrant, InVision, Bower, Gulp, Composer, Twitter Bootstrap, Zurb Foundation, Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro, After Effects, InDesign, CloudFlare, FileZilla, Putty, Avid Pro Tools, Microsoft Office Suite

Experience

Recovery Brands: Frontend Developer I
Jan. 2017 - Present

Perform regular updates and maintenance fixes to existing sites such as Rehabs.com, ProjectKnow.com, and more. Collaborate with frontend and design teams to build out new sites from InVision mockups with modern tools like webpack, SASS, npm, and Git.

Lockheed Martin: Intern & Systems Engineer
Mar. 2015 - Nov. 2016

Recruited by Engineering Manager to serve on team of 10 analysts in using math models and simulations to perform gap analyses, model-driven tests, sensitivity studies and concept exploration. Conducted >1,000 complex missile simulations on weekly basis; analyzed and summarized findings using PowerPoint and visual plots. Served as operations point person and peer mentor.

Freelance: Web Developer
Mar. 2012 - Present

Build sites with a variety of libraries and frameworks like Bootstrap, Foundation, WordPress, and Neat. Edit web media with Adobe’s Creative Suite. Use build tools like SASS, Gulp, Babel, and webpack to optimize page load speed and maximize workflow efficiency. Integrate CDNs for additional performance.

Apple: Salesman & Technician
Aug. 2011 - Aug. 2012

Assessed customer support needs; provided support and solutions for iPod, iPhone and iPad devices; provided personal training for new customers; learned new products as they launched. Worked part-time while in college.

Education

B.S. Electrical Engineering
Jun. 2016
Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
GPA - 3.46

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