Steve Morton

Web Developer

Experience

Education

  • Towson University

    2004 - 2009
    Bachelor of Science in Computer Information Systems

Professional

  • Mindgrub

    Creative Engineering Lead
    2016 - Present

    In my new position as Creative Engineering Lead I provide WordPress and front end development expertise and consulting to the creative team at Mindgrub.

     

  • Weber Shandwick

    Senior Web Developer
    2010 - 2015

    As a Senior Web Developer at Weber Shandwick I build content platforms and web applications for nationally recognized brands. I specialize in developing highly customized responsive WordPress themes and plugins. I am often called upon to provide technical oversight and consulting for projects throughout the agency network. I work closely with clients and account teams to translate requirements and designs into high quality experiences for visitors and CMS users alike.

  • Groove Commerce

    Web Developer
    2009 - 2010

    While at Groove Commerce I developed themes for eCommerce websites on the ASP.Net StoreFront and Magento platforms. I also built custom WordPress themes and plugins for lead generation websites. I worked closely with the marketing team to implement search engine optimization techniques and features to increase sales and conversion rate for our clients.

  • Towson University

    Student Helpdesk Manager
    2004 - 2009

    While attending Towson University I was employed at Student Computing Services – a collection of technology support services for students of the university. I managed a staff of 16 student employees. We supported several academic systems and technology resources for more than 55,000 users. During my time there we implemented a campus wide residential network providing internet to approximately 4500 students. I also assisted with several side projects including creating technology training multimedia, rebranding the university website and tutoring students in the use of creative software applications.

Volunteer

  • Digital Harbor Foundation

    Tech Coach
    September 2013

    The Digital Harbor Foundation runs several after-school and summer programs for Baltimore City youth on tech topics such as 3D printing and web development. I volunteered as a tech coach to mentor a group of high school students as they built WordPress websites for either a local non-profit organization or their own personal projects. The 12 hour ‘Web Slam’ culminated in an awards ceremony with a panel of judges that including several local tech business leaders, community activists, and a senator.

Skills

Core

  • WordPress

    WordPress
  • PHP

    PHP
  • jQuery

    jQuery
  • HTML5

    HTML5
  • CSS3

    CSS3
  • JavaScript

    JavaScript

Other

  • Version Control ( Git )
  • CSS Preprocessors ( LESS, SCSS )
  • Build Tools ( Gulp )
  • Dependency Management
  • APIs ( SOAP/REST )
  • Server Configuration ( LAMP )
  • mySQL
  • Bootstrap
  • bbPress
  • SEO
  • Photoshop
  • UX