Tom Knowlton
Web developer
  • United States
Member Since: 1998/05/10
Industry: Web/UI/UX Design
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Doing some contract work for an Electronics Engineering manufacturer.

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Webmaster (web developer)
UTAH KIDS FOUNDATION ( http://www.utahkidsfoundation.com )
January 2012 – Present
Recently implemented fast and very responsive SPA application for this non-profit organization.  The Utah Kids Foundation helps the parents of special needs children find resources and support .  The website provides information on the Board Members, Community Events that are special-needs-friendly, a photo gallery and a rotating carousel with stylized fading images as well as contact information for questions about special needs resources in Utah.  Hosted on Apache Server with PHP.  Single Page App implemented via Angular routing.  MySQL backend.  Layout managed via CSS, Bootstrap and jQuery.

Previous versions of the site used the Microsoft technology stack (C#, ASP.NET, SQL Server) as well as JavaScript, jQuery, CSS and Bootstrap.

Technologies used:  
C#
ASP.NET
Angular
MVC (implied)
jQuery (JavaScript)
Visual Code
CRUD
CSS
SPA / routing / partial HTML.


Feel free to visit and evaluate the website:
http://utahkidsfoundation.com/
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Education
University of Phoenix
Bachelor
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Seeking a position as a Senior Software Engineer where I can use my 22 years of experience in IT to provide software solutions for your company:

•      16 years experience in ASP.NET / C# and SQL Server building web applications.
•      Solid and demonstrable history of analyzing business needs and providing innovative coding solutions that save companies time and money.


Skills:
Nunchuck skills, bow hunting skills, computer hacking skills
C#
ASP.NET
JavaScript
jQuery
HTML5
CSS
Angular

I enjoy learning new technologies.  I have used a new technology at every company I have worked for.    Currently I am learning Apache / PHP configuration, PHP server-side programming, MySQL, and Angular.

Why I chose the IT industry:  The genesis of my career began very simply; I love to create and I am fascinated by the ever-increasing power of computers and software to enrich our lives in so many ways.  It's shiny.  : )

Interests:  Arduino, electronics, home automation, Artificial Intelligence, 2 way tools, mobile game creation, GO, chess, nano-tech, UI, Visual Communications, Minecraft (did you know that you can create your own working computer inside of Minecraft?  Or make a phone call?)

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