Zend Certified Engineer Johnathan Curry

Johnathan Curry

App Developer / Software Analyst

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A results-driven developer with exceptional business analyst, project management, and app development skills. In-depth expertise in the design, programming, installation, and support of Internet and mobile applications. Formal education and experience in app development and software analysis. Proven ability to exhibit competence, collaboration, respect, accountability, and commitment. Track record for swift, successful troubleshooting of complex problems and consistently delivering effective solutions in agile environments.

Technical Skills

Systems Languages Software
  • Source Control
    • Git
    • Mercurial (Hg)
    • Subversion
    • Perforce
  • OO Design Patterns
  • Unit Testing
  • Functional Testing
  • Agile Development
  • Behavior Driven Development
  • Continuous Integration
  • Code Documentation
  • Ecommerce
  • APIs
  • PHP 5.x (ZCE 5.3)
    • Symfony 2
    • Zend Framework
    • CodeIgniter
    • Magento
    • Wordpress
    • Yii
    • Doctrine
  • HTML 5
  • CSS 3
  • XML, XSLT, Xpath
  • JavaScript Frameworks
    • jQuery
    • Angular
    • Dojo
  • SQL
  • Code Editors
    • PHPStorm
    • NetBeans
    • Vim
    • Zend Studio
    • Eclipse
  • Mac OS X
  • OpenBSD
  • Linux
  • CentOS
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Apache Web Server
  • Nginx Web Server
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • SQLite
  • Mongo DB

Development Skills

  • PHP — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Javascript — Very Good (theory, applied)
  • Data Storage — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • API Development — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Hand Coding and Commercial Software Development — Excellent (applied)
  • Version Control Systems — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Programming Design Patterns — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Team Building, Training, Leadership, Project Management — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Documentation and Technical Writing — Excellent (applied)
  • Usability, User-Centered Design, and User Experience — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator (up to CS4) — Very Good (applied)
  • W3C Specifications — Excellent (theory, applied)
  • Accessibility and Section 508 Compliance — Very Good (theory, applied)
  • Search Engine Optimization — Very Good (theory, applied)
  • HTML, XHTML, XML, and CSS — Excellent (theory, applied)

Interpersonal Skills

  • Cooperative working skills; leadership skills; extraordinary verbal and written communication skills in person, e-mail, and on the telephone
  • Perform well with minimal management
  • Team player through strong commitment, courtesy, respect, responsibility, and reliability
  • Priority driven to meet deadlines in fast-moving environments
  • Effective stress-management during complicated situations while maintaining composure to produce positive results

Practical Qualifications

  • Practical experience and formal education in developing websites, technical documents, troubleshooting computer systems, and resolving end-user technical issues
  • Proficient at solving complex problems with excellent critical thinking skills
  • In-depth understanding of Internet application development processes
  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills
  • Energetic, outgoing, and self motivated
  • Able to quickly identify customer needs and provide complete solutions to fit their situation
  • Eager to learn new skills; ability to research and learn skills quickly
  • Extensive experience working with legacy code

Professional Experience

Sep 2012 - Present Senior Developer
Mindbox Studios
Eugene, Oregon
May 2011 - Sep 2012 Web Programmer
Data Host Inc.
Springfield, Oregon
Maintain and improve the existing enterprise ecommerce code base; Develop custom programming solutions deployed to thousands of websites; Provide insight and build formal processes to increase the communication and effectiveness of the programming team; Provide support and troubleshooting for escalated programming issues
Feb 2010 - Sep 2012 Website Adminitrator/
IT Consultant
Curry AK Inc.
Wasilla, Alaska
Provide knowledge expertise for in-house Internet ventures; Participate in future-building discussions; Develop proof of concept websites; Manage existing online properties
Feb 2009 - Feb 2010 Lead Website Developer/
Project Manager
CORE Communications
Corvallis, Oregon
Designing, building, and implementing Internet and intranet applications; managing existing applications; Develop and manage project plans for new clients and company experimental projects
Jul 2007 - Feb 2009
Feb 2010 - Present
Website Developer
Sole Proprietor
Corvallis, Oregon
Face to face customer meetings to identify their business goals and develop online business strategies; act as a technical communication conduit to translate business goals into technology solutions; Internet website development; programming HTML, XHTML, PHP and SQL; designing relational databases; managing Internet and intranet websites



  • Feb 2007 — University of Alaska Anchorage — Graphic Design
    Core Studies:
    • two dimensional design
    • color theory
    • drawing
  • May 2006 — Texas Christian University — Entrepreneurial Management
    Core Studies:
    • economics
    • applied calculus
  • Dec 2005 — University of Alaska Anchorage — Business Management
    Core Studies:
    • customer service
    • public speaking
    • technical writing
    • business computer applications
    • small business management
    • economics
    • environmental science
  • Dec 2003 — University of Alaska Mat-Su — Computer Systems Technology
    Core Studies:
    • project management
    • MCSE
    • CCNP
  • Jun 2002 — High School Diploma, Wasilla High School
  • Ongoing — Independent Study
    • Remote team management
    • Internet programming languages
    • Mobile app development
    • Node.js
    • Typography
    • Universal design principles
    • User interface design
    • Web programming frameworks

Projects List