JAY LINK
8585 E Amherst Cir
Denver, CO  80231-3875
217-789-9927
jaylink1971@gmail.com

ABOUT ME

I am a web programmer specializing in HTML5, CSS, PHP, Node.js, Javascript, and MySQL. Additionally, I admin Linux servers, both stand-alone and in the Amazon AWS cloud. I can turn Photoshop PSD files into standards-compliant HTML, and I have created and updated numerous database-driven sites.

LANGUAGE/ENVIRONMENT SUMMARY

Javascript
HTML5
CGI
Linux
MySQL
Node.js
CSS
C
Ubuntu, Red Hat
Windows
AngularJS
PHP
Visual Basic 6
Amazon EC2 & S3
Macintosh
jQuery
Perl
BASIC
SEO
MS Office

PERSONAL WEB SITES AND BROWSER GAMES

jaylink.com
atc-sim.com
opennav.com
airlinecodes.info
taipangame.com
mahjongg.jaylink.name
webwar2.com
airportcodes.aero
escapefromthezoo.com
quizsquid.com
train-game.com
airlinelogos.aero

NOTABLE

RELEVANT WORK EXPERIENCE

2014 - 2020
T-Mobile | TVision | Layer3 TV
www.t-mobile.com/tvision
Denver, CO

TVision was a T-Mobile branded next generation streaming cable service provider. Great idea in theory. Working with designers, I developed layouts and interfaces for the acquisition (signup) site, the user self-help Customer Portal, and an admin system called Maestro. I also worked on RESTful backend services such as the installer appointment system and email delivery with SendGrid and Hubspot.
  • HTML5, CSS, Javascript, Node.js
  • Kubernetes and Docker
  • AngularJS, jQuery, Backbone, Jade templates
  • Embedded fonts and SVG icons
  • Multi-browser support for Chrome, Safari, Firefox, Edge, and Opera
2011 - 2014
Oceanside Ten
Denver, CO

Oceanside Ten owns and operates a portfolio of websites primarily in the market research and lead generation space. Daily work involved new development, updates, and redesigns for a variety of sites and surveys; setting up cloud servers; and maintaining legacy server environments, including backups.
  • PHP, Perl, Javascript, and MySQL
  • Amazon AWS, Rackspace, Softlayer, and private servers
  • HTML5, XHTML, CSS3, CSS2
  • Multi-browser support for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Opera
  • Sites included:   trafficswarm.com   surveyclub.com   productreportcard.com   adminder.com   imreportcard.com   roirocket.com
2008 - 2011
SQLFusion
www.sqlfusion.com
Culver City, CA

Created new sites for clients and updated legacy sites. I developed in Javascript, AJAX, jQuery, PHP, PERL, HTML/CSS, and SQL. I was also responsible for slicing PSD (Photoshop) comps into XHTML compliant web pages. All work was performed remotely.
  • PHP, Perl, Javascript, and MySQL
  • HTML5, XHTML, CSS3, CSS2
  • Multi-browser support for Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Opera
  • Wordpress, Drupal 7
  • Sites launched include:   yogaglo.com   del-jen.info   ofuz.com   mashtweet.com
1998 - 2000,
2002 - 2008
BTSB Books
www.btsb.com
Jacksonville, IL

BTSB is a "library binding" company that creates durable book covers for high circulations. Customers are primarily schools and public libraries, and there are over 30,000 active accounts. I was the lead web programmer for the online catalog and was key in the effort to convert from ASP to PHP in 2005.
2002
Teachers' Retirement System
trs.illinois.gov
Springfield, IL

Contractual position with the State of Illinois. Client financial data was retrieved from an MSSQL database in XML format, processed with COM+, and displayed as a secure web page with ASP.

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

2006 - present
ATC-SIM
atc-sim.com

This is a Web 2.0 business that combines PHP, Javascript, and MySQL. It is perhaps the best-known online Air Traffic Control simulator in the world, with over 10,000 paid subscribers.
1996 - 2003
InterLink BBS
www.ilbbs.com

Dial-up Internet Service Provider in Springfield, Illinois. In addition to internet access, we also designed and hosted web sites, and ran discussion groups / e-mailing lists.

EDUCATION

University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, IL
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

MISCELLANEOUS

Experienced with both MySQL and MSSQL
Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, and Open Office
Compiled documentation on PostgreSQL for Great Bridge (Norfolk, VA)
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