Resume of Steven Kohlmeyer

Website & Software Developer

Languages
  • PHP
  • JavaScript & NodeJS
  • Python
  • SQL
  • HTML
  • Sass / Less / CSS
Frameworks and Software
  • PHP
    • Laravel 7
    • Wordpress 5
    • Drupal 8
    • Cake PHP
    • Magento
    • Zen Cart
    • OS Commerce
  • JavaScript
    • React 16
    • Vue 2
    • jQuery
    • Backbone with Underscore
    • Leaflet
    • D3 & Chart.js
  • CSS
    • Bootstrap 4
    • Foundation 6 Sites
APIs used
  • Stripe
  • Mailgun
  • Twitter
  • Google Maps
  • Facebook Graph
  • Oauth2 (Google/Facebook)
Server Software
  • Nginx
  • MariaDB
  • PHP-FPM
  • MySQL
  • Apache
Previous Employers
VML
05/2019 – 03/2020
Kansas City, MO
Technology Specialist
Collaborate with a very large team to efficiently develop and maintain UnitedRentals.com
  • Drupal 8 Development
    • Custom modules
    • Custom theme
  • Vue JS Development
    • E-Commerce shopping experience
Bardavon Health Innovations
11/2017 – 05/2019
Overland Park, KS
Application Developer
  • Setup and manage AWS Auto Scaling EC2 instances and cloud init scripts running WSO2
  • Develop & maintain a React JS application designed for use by clinicians to track patient records
  • Assist coworkers regarding React JS development and coding practices
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.