Zachary Johnson

Full-Stack Web Developer & Designer

By utilizing various front and back end development skills and applying user experience best practices to designs, I can be an asset during many phases of a web project.

hello@zachjohnson.name - (425) 330-5124

37361 N El Morro Trl, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140

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Work Experience

Full-Stack Web Developer → Lead Developer → Solutions Architect

QCM Media - 2015 to Present (Camano Island, WA)

Responsibilities

Quote, plan, and execute web design and development projects across multiple e-commerce platforms, such as: WooCommerce, Volusion, Shopify, and BigCommerce. Setup custom reports, e-commerce tracking, and user-flow goals in Google Analytics.

Accomplishments
  • Improved user experience by using JavaScript to alter platform-generated layouts.
  • Customized the WooCommerce interface to better handle the requirements of a subscription-based meal plan business.
  • Added custom functionality to Shopify storefronts through Apps (Wishlists, reviews, and cart-based offers)
  • Increased template development efficiency by implementing Webpack and templating engines.
Skills Used

Responsive web design, PHP development, WordPress theming, WooCommerce extensions, Volusion customizations, Volusion theming, wireframes

Lead Full-Stack Web Devloper

GoodRoadNetwork, Inc - 2014 to 2016 (Seattle, WA)

Responsibilities

Led the development of a tour management platform. Members could manage business and band profiles, upload photos, publish blog posts to social networks, track finances, book gigs and opportunities, and much more.

Accomplishments
  • Developed a social media platform targeted for touring artists and fans.
Skills Used

PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, AJAX, Web Design, Bootstrap CSS framework.

Media Director

River of Life Community Church - 2010 to 2016 (Camano Island, WA)

Responsibilities

Keep the information up to date on the website. Manage the media team to provide visuals during services. Aided in marketing for community outreach and general advertising.

Accomplishments

Designed and developed a mobile-friendly website. Built up a media team to run the visuals during services. Built the church’s brand and provided necessary tools to keep the image intact.

Skills Used

Web design, web development, team management, presentation design


Freelance

Camano Island Chamber of Commerce

http://camanoisland.org (2010 & 2014 – has since been updated)

Designed and developed a responsive website on WordPress geared towards tourism and local business promotion.

Camano Center

http://camanocenter.org (2010 & 2014)

Created a website to be easily updated by the staff. The front end was clearly designed to be easily navigated by its target audience – the senior community.

Frozen X-plosion

http://frozenx-plosion.com (2014 – has since been updated)

Worked with a brand-development agency to launch a redesigned website introducing e-commerce functionality for both small business and at-home customers.

Buzzbox Coffee

http://buzzboxcoffee.com (2014 – has since been updated)

Increased sales by improving checkout process interface. Also developed a WordPress theme to quickly launch branded partner websites (radio hosts advertised Buzzbox Coffee and a portion from sales were donated to a non-profit of their choice).

Land Title and Escrow

http://ltco.com (2014 – has since been updated)

Re-designed LTCO’s website to be mobile-friendly and easier to manage internally. Migrated their content from static HTML pages to WordPress and developed a new, more welcoming theme. Trained a team on how to update the site’s content.

Nick Seegert Photography

http://nickseegertphotography.com (2013 & 2015)

Move their products & content from Homestead to WordPress with WooCommerce. Developed a custom WooCommerce extension allowing customers to customize greeting cards for multiple occasions.


Education

Associate in Web Design

Seattle Central College - Seattle, WA
2012 to 2014

Associate in General Studies

Skagit Valley College - Mount Vernon, WA
2010 to 2012


Strengths

Frameworks / Tools

  • Laravel / Laravel Spark
  • Vue.js
  • Composer
  • Node.js / NPM / Yarn
  • Webpack / Gulp / Elixir / Mix
  • WordPress / WooCommerce
  • Volusion
  • Shopify
  • BigCommerce

Skills

  • Back End Development
  • Front End Development
  • Responsive Web Design
  • E-commerce Development
  • User Interface / Experience
  • Information Architecture
  • Wireframing

Languages

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • HTML5
  • CSS3 / Sass / Less
  • JavaScript / jQuery
  • JSON
  • RESTful APIs

Software

  • Illustrator
  • Photoshop
  • GitHub
  • Laravel Forge
  • VS Code
  • Sketch
  • Google Analytics

Side Projects

Maker HQ

A Single Page App (SPA) for freelancers and small businesses to manage their expenses, clients, and projects. Planned features include tracking of time, travel, income, and expenses. Built on the Laravel 5.4 framework utilizing RESTful API design and Vue.js. Deployed from GitHub using Laravel Forge.

Swapping Hub (Buy, Sell, Swap)

Based on the popular Buy, Sell, Swap groups found on Facebook. Users log in using their Facebook accounts to post items up for sale, trade, or in-search-of requests. This web app was built using the CodeIgniter PHP framework.

WRSHP

Scheduling tool for church ministry teams. Built with the CodeIgniter framework.