Ken Hart

Web Developer

jk (at) jkhart (dot) com

Profile

Ruby on Rails web developer of both simple and complex apps. Master of architecture in both front-end and back-end code.

Skills

Organized Apps

Anyone can write with DRY in mind, but it's always a balance with flexibility

Interface Design

Latest jQuery interactions and CSS techniques to create a rich user experience.

Project Management

Currently a part of a small, dedicated, high-energy, core development group

Technical

  • Rails 2 & 3
  • jQuery
  • CSS
  • User Communication
  • MYSQL
  • Payment Gateways
  • SSL/HTTPS
  • Progress Tracking
  • Feedback Collection
  • Apache2
  • Authentication
  • Web Crawling
  • Deployment
  • Facebook/Twitter
  • Rspec

Experience

LocBox

Lead Software Engineer

2011-2012

LocBox is a customer retention and acquisition platform used by small and mid-sized businesses. The application optimizes digital marketing campaigns through a variety of channels including facebook, twitter, and large-scale email blasts.

Consulting/Freelance

Ruby on Rails

2011

Consulting/Freelancing on several projects that utilize credit card payments, authentication, high-traffic caching, social network, and a handful of other cool features. Some of the projects include WishExpress, reBreak.it, LyricalGenius, Rentalic, & Balanegarak

ManageMyPatients

Senior Developer

2010-2011

ManageMyPatients is an online patient intake portal for medical practices. Uses a multi-server setup with ssl and an encrypted database to ensure patient privacy and HIPAA compliance. Subscription model with yearly payments

SelfOptima

Senior Developer

2009-2011

Co-lead developer on SelfOptima application which encompassed massive article search, habit-tracking, assessment-engine, sophisticated admin section, duel-logins, and enterprise tools.

Freelance/Contractor

Ruby on Rails

2007-2009

Multitude of rails projects including YogaToday and BigUniverse.

Bachelors of Science

James Madison University - Harrisonburg, Virginia

Dual Major, Quantitative Finance & Economics and a Mathematics minor — 4.0 GPA

Ken Hart — jk (at) jkhart (dot) com