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Tyler Longren - Full Stack Web Developer

415 Main Street, Collins, IA, 50055
Phone: (515) 999-5033
Email: tyler@longren.io or tlongren@gmail.com
Online Portfolio: https://longrendev.io/
Blog: https://longren.io/

Skills Summary:

I have fourteen years of experience creating and designing web sites with PHP and MySQL, and have been using JavaScript for the past 10 years. I also have ten years of experience administering Linux servers and ten years of networking experience. I have a full working knowledge of Git, CSS3, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, HTML5, as well as many Open Source and Microsoft applications.

Experience:

2014-Present

Freelance Web Developer -- Collins, Iowa
Web developer with a focus on WordPress and the backend
  • Work with clients to get an understanding of what they want to achieve with their site or app
  • Set deadlines for various portions of projects
  • Provide ongoing support for clients
  • Train clients on how to update content from within WordPress (if that’s something they want to do)
  • Generally guide the client on the best course of action and offer suggestions on things that need improvement

2013-2014

Visionary Services -- Des Moines, Iowa
Software Engineer
  • Work with project leaders, project managers, and senior project managers
  • Fix bugs in client websites
  • Implement new features for client websites
  • Work with team members to build new and alter existing client websites
  • Offer advice on what’s technically feasible to non-technical team members

2010 – 2012

Stephens Media, LLC (Ames Tribune) -- Ames, Iowa

IT Director
  • Develop and implement social media strategy for all publications
  • Maintain and update existing websites for all publications
  • Develop and implement a wide array of websites to accompany various products
  • Work closely with advertising team, helping them sell online and digital products
  • General troubleshooting of web issues encountered by advertising, editorial, etc.
  • Develop new products aimed at niche markets, specifically college students

2004 – 2009

Purfoods, LLC (Mom’s Meals) -- Nevada, Iowa

Web Application Developer / PHP Programmer / Senior Systems Administrator
  • Deploy new workstations for employees
  • Maintain security on local workstations and network
  • Maintain various company websites and implement new web features
  • Manage online advertising via Google Adwords and Yahoo Search Advertising
  • General troubleshooting of user issues
  • Maintain and optimize main Access database
  • Implement migration from Access database to Microsoft SQL Server database
  • Implemented a system for verifying every order shipped out our doors
  • Built web frontend to verification system for easy administration and statistical access
  • Built web frontend for processing orders, customers and meals

2003 – 2004

JDHost.com -- Chicago, Illinois

Administrator / Web Developer
  • Build and maintain websites for clients
  • Built a PHP and MySQL web server
  • Introduced PHP and MySQL to the company
  • Maintain security on the PHP and MySQL Linux web servers
  • Write custom web software for use on clients’ websites
  • Communicate with clients in order to meet their needs

2001 – 2002

Captain Jack Communications -- Ankeny, Iowa

Administrator / Web Developer
  • Build and maintain websites for clients
  • Built a PHP and MySQL web server
  • Introduced PHP and MySQL to the company
  • Maintain security on the PHP and MySQL Linux web servers
  • Write custom web software for use on clients’ websites
  • Communicate with clients in order to meet their needs

2000 – 2001

Winning Solutions, INC. -- Ames, Iowa

Web Developer
  • Helped build web sites for clients
  • Tested for errors in many web applications
  • Offered solutions to fix problems with web applications
References: Available upon request.
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