Resume of Steven Kohlmeyer

Software & Web Developer

Languages
  • PHP
  • JavaScript & NodeJS
  • HTML
  • CSS / SASS / LESS
  • SQL
  • Python
  • Godot
Frameworks and Software
  • PHP
    • Laravel 9
    • Wordpress 5
    • Cake PHP
  • JavaScript
    • React 16
    • Vue 2 / 3
    • Leaflet
    • D3 & Chart.js
  • CSS
    • Tailwind
    • Bootstrap 5
    • Foundation Sites 6
APIs used
  • Stripe
  • Mailgun
  • Twitter
  • Google Maps
  • Facebook Graph
  • Oauth2 (Google/Facebook)
Server Software
  • Nginx
  • MariaDB
  • PHP-FPM
  • MySQL
  • Redis
  • Meilisearch
  • Apache
Employer
Contracting
03/2020 – Current
Remote
Full Stack Developer
Working with clients to architect and develop custom solutions to fit their needs.
  • Laravel 7 / 8 / 9 website & API development
  • Data scraping and caching
  • Big Commerce theme development
  • Shopify theme development
  • Custom Shopify AWS hosting solution
Previous Employers
Active Logic
07/2021 – 08/2021
Leawood, KS
Full Stack Developer
Full stack Laravel 8 / 9 development and custom Apps
  • CRM development
  • Vue components
  • API development
  • Vue JS Chrome extension
VML
05/2019 – 03/2020
Kansas City, MO
Technology Specialist
Development of a Drupal 8 Website with VueJS. I was one of the few on the team that helped developed both the back end and the front end.
Bardavon Health Innovations
11/2017 – 05/2019
Overland Park, KS
Development of an app using React JS / Redux JS
Kansas City Public Television
08/2015 – 09/2016
Kansas City, MO
Software Developer
  • Developed a database migration script in Python for Bridge909.org (From WordPress to Laravel)
  • Build TakeNote.KCPT.org (Laravel 5.4)
  • Built version 2 of Bridge909.org (Laravel 5.4)
  • Release 1st Composer Package: https://packagist.org/packages/kcpt/mysqltools
  • Built version 2 of FlatlandKC.org in Wordpress
  • Built ReDreamProject.org in WordPress
  • Managed Server VMs on Vultr hosting (Ubuntu 14.04 and Ubuntu 16.04)
  • Managed and updated sites:
    • Bridge909.org
    • KCPT.org
    • FlatlandKC.org
  • Built custom WordPress plugins and themes, plugins include:
  • ACF Location Rules Post Type Attachment
  • REST API Search
  • Protocol Enforcer
  • Designing proper development standards and practices, including integrating GIT and JIRA into development workflow for organization and accountability. Also developed a deployment script in PHP for development, and production environments based on GIT branches and tags.
Hallmark Cards, Inc.
04/2015 – 07/2015
Kansas City, MO
WordPress Expert / Web Developer
  • WordPress Plugin & Theme Development
  • Technical rebuild of Hallmark’s Ideas site: http://ideas.hallmark.com/ from .Net MVC to WordPress
  • Custom built WordPress plugins for custom functionality including a tools plugin for interacting with GIT and data/file migrations between different test servers
Kansas City Public Television
09/2014 – 04/2015
Kansas City, MO
Web Developer
  • WordPress Plugin & Theme Development, plugins include:
    • Fading Image Widget
    • Shortcodes Bootstrap (rebuilt current plugin to work with a newer version of WordPress)
  • Managed KCPT.org and Bridge909.org
  • Built FlatlandKC.org
  • Develop new WordPress sites for other non-profits including PBS.
Glynn Devins
03/2014 – 08/2014
Overland Park, KS
Web Developer
  • Back and front end development on WordPress sites
  • Setup and integrated GIT with all development processes and auto deployment from Bitbucket.org
  • Wrote technical documentation and tutorials regarding usage of WordPress, Plugins and Git
  • Created custom WordPress plugins:
    • The Events Calendar Registration Plugin (Open Source):
      • https://github.com/GlynnDevins/The-Events-Calendar-Registration
    • Reps Integration Plugin (Closed Source):
      • This plugin posts all Gravity Form submissions to the API at Reps.biz
    • Local Area Attractions Map Plugin
      • Allows a custom Google Map via shortcode, with customizable categories that will pull in information by category from Google’s Places API, as well as adding custom pins as needed with integration into Google Maps API for geocoding the inputted address on custom pins.
    • Modfied and updated multiple WordPress themes
  • Developed the base theme for http://www.theterracesatsanjoaquin.com/
    This theme was modified and reused for multiple other sites including
    • http://www.grandlakegardens.com/
    • http://www.judsonpark.com/
    • http://www.theterracesoflosgatos.com/
Anthem Media Group
10/2013 – 02/2014
Overland Park, KS
Web Developer
Served as back end developer for migrating Joomla sites into WordPress sites Created custom plugins to serve multiple purposes including Calendar and listing of events, as well as an iCalendar download link Business directory listing plugin with option of promoting the listing Contribute to an Object Oriented plugin in which all other plugins were extending from Contributed to setting up a default development environment using Vagrant, Grunt.js, SASS
VML
08 / 2012 – 10 / 2013
Kansas City, MO
Web Developer
I worked with clients in the development of websites using frameworks such as Backbone.js, Drupal, WordPress and CakePHP.
Some projects I worked on have included, but not limited to:
  • www.bolle.com
  • www.yrgrp.com
  • www.avaya.com
  • www.gatorade.com/winfromwithin/
  • www.geforce.com/
  • www.hillspet.com/products/science-diet.html
  • www.Geforce.com
    • Repsonsible for front end template development in Drupal 7
  • www.yrgrp.com
    • Responsible for all Drupal 7 development
  • www.AEGLive.com & www.GoldenVoice.com
    • Repsonsible for updating and maintaining Cake PHP Code
All About Doors and Windows
10 / 2009 – 08 / 2012
Kansas City, MO
Software Developer
Responsibilities included: developing websites, templates, and deployment of said websites. Data manipulation, inventory management system changes, server management, maintenance and monitoring. Served as the Lead Web Develope of 4 eCommerce sites and over a dozen other websites using osCommerce, Zen Cart, Magento, Drupal, WordPress, DokuWiki, and Lithium PHP. The company’s eCommerce websites house approximately 8000 pars, with a full catalog of more than 20,000 parts. Also responsible for creating desktop software to upload and publish new products to various eCommerce sites from a File Maker database using C# .NET.
Squawk Box Marketing, Kansas City, KS
2011 – 2014
Olathe, KS
WordPress Developer
Develop WordPress sites, themes and plugins. Deploy, and maintain many WordPress based websites including, but not limited to:
  • http://squawkboxmarketing.com/
  • http://stevesmeatmarketks.com/
  • http://746mass.com/
  • http://cutterssmokehouse.com/
Freelance Web Developerment
2009 – 2016
Kansas City
Develop and deploy websites, mostly on WordPress’s platform. Asses and fix broken websites / features. Consulting with clients on technology available and best practices for certain use cases.