Dan Savage Portfolio

I have worked in front-end web development since 1996. I have had the opportunity to work with many clients in companies both small and large, including Lasting Change, Autobytel, Local Corporation, Disney Online Studios (DIMG), ABC-Disney, ABC Radio Networks, Kix Brooks, Michael Baisden and Sean Hannity.

I was the UI/UX developer responsible for creating a responsive web site using bootstrap CSS for Lasting Change, a prison ministry web site to communicate the ministry purpose of reducing recidivism.

I was the senior UI/UX developer responsible for creating user interface and user experience for TextShield 2.0, an online application for automotive dealerships to use to communicate with their customers via text messaging.

I was the lead web developer for Local Corporation web site, Local Corporation Lead Generation and was a Javascript engineer brought in during the redevelopment/redesign of Local.com and Local Search Network web sites from 2010 to 2015.

I was the senior web developer for Disney's Toontown Online web site between April 2009 and January 2010. I was the primary contact for all web site content updates and PHP program code maintenance and customer billing problems.

I am current with the latest developments in PHP MVC (Laravel 5, CakePHP, CodeIgniter) ASP.Net MVC, C#, T-SQL, DHTML, Javascript (ECMA 5 & 6), ReactJS, jQuery, CSS 3, AJAX, JSON, XML and REST.

I also have extensive experience with back-end web developement. I have been building custom online Content Management Systems (CMS) since 1998 using both MySQL, SQL Server and Microsoft Access.

Lasting Change (2017)

UI/UX Developer – Lasting Change Prison Ministry web site.

  • Designed and developed UI/UX for responsive web site using bootstrap CSS.
Autobytel.com (2015-2016)

Senior UI/UX Developer – Autobytel TextShield 2.0 desktop web site.

  • Designed and developed custom UI/UX for responsive web application that would retain full functionality across desktop and all mobile platform screen resolutions including iPhone 5, 6, iPad and Android.
  • Designed and developed localization modules that read external language files.
  • Implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • Designed and developed contacts file importer to read comma-delimited files.
  • Designed and developed user registration/lost password modules.
  • Managed and mentored off-shore web development team.

Senior UI/UX Developer – Autobytel TextShield 2.0 mobileweb site.

  • Designed and developed custom UI/UX for responsive web application that would retain full functionality across desktop and all mobile platform screen resolutions including iPhone 5, 6, iPad and Android.
  • Designed and developed localization modules that read external language files.
  • Implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • Designed and developed contacts file importer to read comma-delimited files.
  • Designed and developed user registration/lost password modules.
  • Managed and mentored off-shore web development team.
Local Corporation (2010-2015)

Lead Web Developer – Local Corporation web site.

  • I was the Lead Web Developer responsible for maintaining the Local Corporation web site.
  • I worked with in-house and third-party graphic design team to implement new site design.
  • I implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • I integrated SQL Server-based news module.
  • I created the user contact form.
  • I developed Carousel animation module in Javascript/JQuery.
  • Built in ASP.Net MVC 3, DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript, JQuery and Ajax

Lead Web Developer – Local Private Search Network Busines Listing Lead Generation Page (Extinct)

  • I was the Web Developer responsible for helping to develop new web business listing lead generation form.
  • I implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • I integrated dynamic business category look-up using ASP.Net, C#, DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript/JQuery.
  • I created and integrated dynamic form updates using Javascript/JQuery.
  • Built in ASP.Net, C#, DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript, JQuery and Ajax

Lead Web Developer – Local Corporation Automotive Insurace Lead Generation Form.

  • I was the Lead Web Developer responsible for creating new automotive insurance lead generation form.
  • I implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • I integrated MySQL database look-up and data retrieval.
  • Built in PHP, DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript, JQuery and Ajax

Lead Web Developer – Local Corporation Security Alarms Lead Generation Site.

  • I was the Lead Web Developer responsible for creating new security alarms lead generation site.
  • I implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • I integrated MySQL database look-up and data retrieval.
  • I integrated dynamic lead generation form.
  • Built in PHP MVC (CakePHP), DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript, JQuery and Ajax

Web Developer – Local Private Search Network.

  • I was a Software Engineer responsible for helping to develop new web site.
  • I implemented new web site pages from in-house graphic design templates.
  • I integrated Bing mapping to display search results and turn-by-turn driving direction maps.
  • I created the user profile maintenance module to update Pluck database.
  • I developed Carousel animation module in Javascript.
  • Built in ASP.Net, C#, DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript, JQuery and Ajax
Disney Interactive Media Group (DIMG) (2009-2010)

Web Developer – Local Private Search Network.

  • I was the Senior Web Devloper responsible developing new web site.
  • I directed third-party graphic design bureau for the creation of new web site templates.
  • I worked with back-end Sofware Engineer to integrate Flash widgets for User Registration, Account maintenance and subscription purchase.
  • Built in DHTML, CSS 3, Javascript

Senior Web Developer – MMO Game web site redesign.

  • I was the Senior Web Devloper responsible for helping to develop new web site.
  • I implemented new web site pages from third-party design.
  • I trained and supervised other contract web developers.
  • Built in HTML, CSS2 & 3, Javascript, JQuery and Tea

Senior Web Developer – MMO game web site maintenance & programming.

  • I was the Senior Web Devloper responsible for maintaining existing web site content.
  • I updated web content as needed to add weekly articles and images.
  • I was responsible for maintaining existing web site PHP program code.
  • I also performed defect maintenance.
  • Built in PHP, HTML, CSS2 & 3, Javascript, SOAP, MySQL.
Web Sites Older Than 10 Years
Mediaspan Online Services (2006-2008)

Online Developer – Radio Station web site redesign.

  • I was the primary Software Engineer and Online Devloper responsible for implementing site-wide redesign changes.
  • I worked with the graphic designer to create all new home page modules to display articles from the existing CMS.
  • Built in XHTML, CSS2, Javascript, AJAX, ASP, VBScript, and SQL Server 2005.

Software Developer – Responsible for creating and maintaining new User Feedback/Blog modules which would be implelented into future web sites by team of Online Developers.

  • I was the primary Software Engineer responsible for creating and maintaining new User Feedback/Blog modules which would be implelented into future web sites by team of six Online Developers.
  • I wrote the back-end software to collect and test the username and password and then store user feedback into SQL Server tables.
  • I implemented the front-end programming to display the user feedback login form and previously entered comments.
  • Built in XHTML, CSS2, Javascript, AJAX, ASP, VBScript, SQL and Server 2005.

Advertising Server Administrator – Responsible for all ad server software maintenance and creation.

  • I was the Advertising Server Administrator for Mediaspan Online Services. I was responsible for the creation of new and maintenance of existing software for their ad server for over 1,500 radio station clients.
  • I was the Team Lead and primary Software Engineer on the DoubleClick Advertising Module, which I created. It allowed Citadel and ABC Radio clients to use third party advertisers, DoubleClick and OAS Central (24/7) to target specific ads to individual pages.
  • Built in XHTML, CSS2, Javascript, ASP, VBScript, SQL and Server 2005.
Hobbs-Herder Advertising (2001-2006)

Lead Archtect – Real Estate Agent/Broker web site CMS. Allows Real Estate agents and brokers to control all real estate-related content.

  • I was the lead archtect and primary developer responsible for the design and implementation of all CMS back-end programming modules that allowed the use of template-driven web sites..
  • I created an email contact management system that allows agents/brokers to create and manage email campaigns to send HTML-formatted, emails immediately or at an appointed time and date.
  • I created an email auto-responder system to allow agents/brokers to capture web leads and automatically insert new contacts into email campaign system.
  • I created the data importer module that allows agents to import real estate data from their local Multiple Listing Services (MLS), reducing double-data entry.
  • I created the contact data exporter that allows agents/brokers to export their email contacts to either delimited or Excel spreadsheet files.
  • I created the XML data importer modeule that allows agents to import and export their real estate data to and from TopProducer 7.0, the real estate industry-standard property managment software.
  • I created and intranet module that allows agents/brokers to maintain a private web site for their office personnel including secure logins.
  • I implemented third-party solutions using COM and Javascript to allow agents to edit web content, upload and display multiple content types including photos, virtual tours, and digital video.
  • I acted as the mail system and DNS administrator for 1,500 of Hobbs-Herder's clients. I am very familiar with ISP mail filtering techniques as I was responsible for making sure that their clients' HTML-formatted emails both readable and deliverable to mailboxes on all ISPs.
  • I implemented SPF into the DNS server and worked with DNSBL organizations including Spamhaus, Spamcop and ORBS (before it shut down) to whitelist their mail domain, implemented CAN-SPAM Act requirements into email messages including street address, opt-out and permission reminders.
  • Built in HTML, CSS, Javascript, ASP, VBScript, and SQL Server 2005.

Lead Archtect – Real Estate Advertising Agency CMS.

  • I was the lead archtect and primary developer responsible for the design and implementation of back-end programming modules to support this company's web site.
  • I worked with the web master to create a corporate intranet and CMS including user-customizable employee homepages.
  • I created all new CMS modules to display web page articles written by corporate personnel.
  • Built in HTML, CSS, Javascript, ASP, VBScript, and SQL Server 2005.
Inglis Multimedia (2001-2005)

Lead Archtect – Coffee Brewing Equipment CMS

  • I was the lead archtect and primary developer responsible for the design of back-end modules to support this company's web site.
  • I worked with their graphic designer to create the web page structure and implement a custom search engine.
  • Built in HTML, CSS, Javascript, ASP, VBScript, and Microsoft Access.