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Jonny Asmar
Front End & Full Stack Web Developer
 
 
Ubuntu User NoVA
Since 1988 When I’m dead.

Front End & Full Stack Web Developer

July 7, 2017 General

Multi-talented web developer with 12 years of professional experience. Self-starter with years of freelance and entrepreneurial experience. Expert level knowledge of front end languages & frameworks. Adept back end developer. Accomplished & proven track record developing world-class sites & products for organizations like AOL & Virginia Tech. Creative problem solver with an anything-is-possible mentality, backed by resourcefulness, big-picture thinking, and pronounced leadership and teamwork skills.

Professional Skills

  • HTML5 / CSS3 / Twig
  • Javascript / Typescript
  • React / Redux / jQuery
  • Grunt / Webpack
  • Bootstrap
  • Docker

  • PHP / Laravel
  • Java / JSP
  • NodeJS / ExpressJS
  • MySQL / MongoDB
  • LAMP
  • Google Cloud / AWS

  • SaaS
  • WP / Craft / KeystoneJS
  • TDD / CICD / GitLab
  • SEO / Responsive
  • UI / UX Design
  • Business Development

Professional Experience

Self-Employed

Full Stack Web Developer / Consultant

September 2012 – Present

Currently heading UI development for Virginia Tech’s Governor-sponsored Virginia Cyber Range (August 2017 - Present) in addition to moonlighting as a jack-of-all-trades tech expert and SEO-centric, full-stack guru for small to medium sized businesses, start-ups, agencies, and SaaS products. Key accomplishments:

  • Mastered a broad range of skills over 15 years of freelancing to produce 100s of websites, apps, designs, and products built on technologies like React, Redux, Flow, Docker, Angular, Typescript, jQuery, Node, Express, Bootstrap, WordPress, Craft CMS, and KeystoneJS.
  • Honored at the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovative Technology Symposium with the Governor’s Technology Award for Innovative Use of Technology in Education as part of the Virginia Cyber Range team.
  • Created, prototyped, planned, and developed several sites and products from the ground up that reached 50,000 or more unique visits within their first six months.

AOL, Inc. / Verizon (Autoblog.com)

Front End Software Engineer

June 2015 – August 2017

Dulles, VA

Hired to bolster front end development for Autoblog.com in a fast-paced, collaborative, continuous integration environment. Developed scalable front-end user experiences while being a key voice in planning, production, and technical direction to overhaul massive legacy architectures, create high-conversion sections, and increase organic traffic. Key contributions:

  • Managed front end development for numerous fully responsive section redesigns & new developments effectively increasing overall conversion & engagement by up to 65%.
  • Slashed page load times by 3-7 seconds on average, while developing frameworks & methodologies to virtually eliminate front end code conflicts among multiple developers.
  • Leveraged Schema.org, Google AMP, and obsessive data digestion to increase organic traffic by over 30% & lead mobile growth beyond desktop traffic for the first time in the site’s history.

Foster Consulting, LLC.

Front End Developer

October 2011 – September 2012

Fairfax, VA

Developed over 30 sites built upon a proprietary CMS. Improved architecture and code reusability to slash typical site development time by 14+ hours.

Top Shelf Design, LLC

Front End Developer

June 2011 – October 2011

Alexandria, VA

Developed several WordPress & Drupal sites and integrated with various APIs including Twitter, Facebook, & Bullhorn.

Northrop Grumman

Intern Software Engineer

June 2008 – January 2009

Reston, VA

Developed a system to auto-generate new WordPress blog networks for internal company usage. Created an AJAX powered action-item tracking system for the IT department.

Crown Productions

Owner / Creative Director / Lead Developer

January 2006 – October 2011

Fairfax, VA

Handled sales, marketing, and development of numerous sites for small & medium sized businesses, artists, and musicians.

360pixs.com

Full Stack Web Developer / Project Manager

January 2005 – June 2008

Fairfax, VA

Propped up and managed an entire front and back end system for a six-figure real estate virtual tour company.

Education

George Mason University

August 2006 – Present (On Hold)

  • B.S., Computer Science ~65% complete (3.3 GPA)
  • B.F.A., Computer Game Design ~25% complete (4.0 GPA)


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