profile

Josh Barber

Web Developer

Atlanta, 30318, USA

Skills

Javascript

HTML/CSS

Microsoft .NET MVC 3

Management

Education

Art Institute of Atlanta

Interactive Media Design , Interactive Media Design

December 2006 - December 2006

Experience

Lead Developer

Moxie , Atlanta

February 2012 - May 2012

Led a team of six developers utilizing Agile methodology in day to day operations. Responsibilities included approving and monitoring billable time for the development team, task assignments, mentoring, resource management, and hiring. Architected and implemented code for m.verizonwireless.com, using Jquery Mobile, LESS, Javascript, and the Microsoft MVC 3 Framework. Expanded tracking capabilities using Adobe Omniture, Site Catalyst, and Adobe Test and Target. Enhanced and increased performance on each of the sites under the store.verizonwireless.com domain by optimizing code according to best practices. Created testable scripts to be used in Selenium in order to increase testing speed and accuracy.

Management
.NET MVC 3
HTML/CSS/Javascript
Senior Developer

Moxie Interactive , Atlanta

December 2010 - February 2012

Front End Development using Javascript, HTML and CSS. Utilizing tools including the LESS Dynamic Stylesheet Language, jQuery, QUnit, Flex Framework, Firebug, Chrome Middle tier development using the MVC3 Framework for .NET 4.0, working with restful communication using JSON and AJAX requests.

.NET MVC 3
HTML/CSS/Javascript
ex: PHP
Interactive Programmer

McKinney , Durham

September 2009 - December 2010

Concepted and was the lead developer on a game in Flash to improve awareness about homelessness in the Durham North Carolina area. The game's scenarios were stored on xml files, which were constructed by other members of the team utilizing a custom built CMS in Adobe AIR. The CMS was designed so that team members could edit the scenarios and radically alter the game play and outcomes of different choices on the fly. The game engine was architected on a reusable custom framework to be portable to other games to be developed by McKinney in the future. The game was a huge success, and currently has over 1 Million plays across 240 countries, earned a Favorite Website Award Site of the Day award on March 9, 2011, and a mention in the August 2011 edition of PC Gamer. Also received Best In Show, Web Site Excellence at the OMMA 2011 Awards. Implemented a Subversion version control system at McKinney and trained developers on its use.

Actionscript 3
HTML/CSS/Javascript
.NET MVC3
Rich Media Architect

Moxie Interactive , Atlanta

January 2008 - October 2009

Played a pivotal role on the construction of an experience site for Verizon Wireless, Nokia, and Paramount Pictures to drive interest for the 2009 release of the movie "Star Trek". Worked with the different clients and Moxie's creative team to plan the core concept, objectives, and design of a series of games to increase awareness of a branded Nokia device on the Verizon Network. Incorporated the Gaia Flash Framework, and built reusable components in addition to a custom code base that loaded HTML content into the Flash site, thereby increasing the site's SEO potential. Utilized Agile methodology to lead the production team to deliver the site in the allotted development window.

Management
Architecture
Actionscript 3
Senior Developer

Moxie Interactive , Atlanta

October 2006 - January 2008

Developed various advertising micro sites for Coca-Cola, Verizon Wireless, and The Home Depot utilizing Flash, Flex, HTML, CSS, Javascript, and server technologies built on the .NET Microsoft platform. Integrated, created, and maintained a reusable code base for Omniture and HBX tracking in Flash that was adopted by the rest of the agency to normalize and improve tracking consistency and accuracy. Assisted in deployment utilizing the Subversion Source Control software

HTML/CSS/Javascript
Actionscript 3
Flex Framework
Designer

User Insight , Atlanta

May 2006 - October 2006

User Experience Design
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP
Teacher's Assistant

The Art Institute of Atlanta , Atlanta

November 2005 - March 2006

Mentoring
ex: Gardening
ex: PHP

Workplace personality

100+

Company Size

12

Day Length

25+

Team Size

Loud

Noise Level

Formal

Dress Code

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