William Beeler

William Beeler
Sr. Web Developer

Award winning, full-stack web developer with over 10+ years of professional experience developing, implementing, and maintaining professional websites, and web applications. Has a penchant for high quality back-end projects (including the Laravel framework), and professional WordPress plugin development. Direct, knowledgeable, and creative. Offers a unique combination of technical and creative skills that provide a high return on investment for clients and agencies alike.

Work Experience
Go Fish Digital
2017 – Present
Sr. Web Developer
  • My work was presented to U.S. Congressmen for review (EIG Map for Distressed Community Index)
  • My work on EIG helped win a nationally recognized award for the company.
  • Utilized Laravel Backend Framework, GIS Software (Mapbox), and much more.
Pace Communications
2016 – 2017
Front-end Web Developer
  • Worked with Fortune 500 client websites, including: Wells Fargo, Trulia, Lyft, Argo, and AAA
  • Utilized Cornerstone (for SVN), Gulp, Bootstrap 3, and various jQuery plugins for front-end development of clients
UNC of Chapel Hill, RENCI (Renaissance Computing Institute)
2014-2016
Web Master
  • Heavy use of HTML5, CSS3 (SCSS), and Javascript (jQuery and a little bit of AngularJS)
  • Developed a major, nationally recognized website for data science
  • Secured, Enhanced, and Maintained company website(s), servers, etc.
  • Developed WordPress plugins & themes for the benefit of company objectives
  • Managed various project(s) that involved working with staff, students, and administrators
  • Developed an interface to work with domains and organize department data
  • Troubleshot several issues with websites, and servers
  • Created web graphics for various company websites
  • Worked with New Media Specialist, and Administrator to post latest news releases, and announcements for RENCI website, and other company websites. Additionally, we updated design elements, and content for all websites.
  • Coordinated with New Media Specialist to effectively connect social media tools/services, and their respective RENCI websites
  • Made use of Google Analytics to track and analyze web statistics
  • Developed a front-end proof of concept for a company sub-project that will eventually be used for iRODS. This project demonstrated upload and management capabilities of company assets.
  • Oversaw and managed web hosting services, including: Linux server administration/configuration, site migration, and troubleshooting
  • Met with several different departments and discussed development of their particular website(s). Managed said projects, setup hosting accounts for project managers, and developed those particular website(s)
  • Trained several people how to use and maintain their particular website
  • Recommended several pieces of software, and development directions, that positively impacted department objectives
  • Utilized Linux Installations and Macintosh OS.
March Interactive
2012-2015
Web Developer/Designer
  • Development of Mobile websites utilizing WordPress as a CMS
  • Develop both front end and back end web solutions using Linux Server, PHP, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL Server, Photoshop, and WordPress
  • Interacted with clients to fix issues, upgrade website, etc.
  • Worked on city government website, and various e-commerce clients
Altyris, Inc.
2011-2013
Digital Marketing Manager
  • Utilized various graphic design programs like Photoshop, and Illustrator to create designs for websites.
  • PHP/HTML/JS/etc. Development
  • Web Marketing for clients
  • Social Media management and marketing
  • Optimized websites for search engine placement (SEO)
  • Created traffic and analysis reports for clients, and for my superior
  • Managed SEO writers
  • Developed intranet site for a local bank
  • Created and managed several e-commerce websites for clients
Self-Employed Developer
2008 – Present
Owner
  • Propose internet strategy, web design, custom solutions, social media and e-commerce applications to prospective clients.
  • Closing sales
  • Administrate Linux VPS servers (experience with Ubuntu, & CentOS specifically)
  • Administrate new clients.
  • Train new clients and introduce them to e-mail, new applications, and content development techniques, both in
  • English, and Spanish.
  • Used Linux (Ubuntu) as a desktop to accomplish daily tasks and functions.
  • Used Windows as a desktop to create graphics, work with websites, and design programs.
Education (4+ years of college)
Academy of Art University – San Francisco, CA
2009
Associates in Visual FX and Animation
Cedarville University
2006
One Year Bible Certificate + Graphic Design classes
Certifications
Laravel
2019
Laravel Framework Certification
CG Society
Early 2000s
Low-Polygon Modeling Certificate
C.R.I.S.
Early 2000s
24 Hour Medical Interpreting (Spanish/English) Training Certificate
Awards
2019 US Search Award
Game of Thrones House Sorting Quiz (Development)
Skills
WordPress
High level understanding of WordPress (Theme & plugin development)
Laravel Framework
Laravel Certified; Created, and maintain several projects with Laravel
PHP
I’ve been programming with PHP for many years
Front-end (CSS, SCSS, HTML, JS)
Bootstrap 4
Utilized on a daily basis
Webgl / Three.js
Completed a 3D project with Three.js
Git / Version Control
JSON / XML / MD / RSS
My XML is a bit rusty
Bash / Command Line
Linux Servers
Linux Desktop
Statamic (CMS for Laravel)
Not that experienced but I’m an Alpha tester
3D Modeling
I haven’t done it for several years so I feel a bit rusty
Photography