Bachelor's Degree, Liberal Arts, Philosophy @
I'm a full-time front-end/interface developer, largely self-taught in my field. I began building websites to promote my DJ work in the late 1990s. In 2009 I transitioned to making web programming my full-time career path, at first freelance doing small business sites, then in the eLearning industry and now in the digital interactive agency world. I love
I'm a full-time front-end/interface developer, largely self-taught in my field. I began building websites to promote my DJ work in the late 1990s. In 2009 I transitioned to making web programming my full-time career path, at first freelance doing small business sites, then in the eLearning industry and now in the digital interactive agency world. I love it! There's alwasy room to grow and the technology and techniques are enough to keep me interested for some time to come. My job affords me the hobbies of (sometimes) DJing and working with local cycling organizations and cyclists to promote better infrastructure in Toronto.
Front-End Developer (FT Contract) @ From November 2015 to Present (2 months) Toronto, Canada AreaInterface Developer @ Developer of user interface for consumer websites using responsive designs and following company best practices and code standards on project teams of various sizes. Liaising with development team in Vancouver as sole developer in Toronto on many projects.
Have worked on projects for clients including the BC Goverment's job bank (WorkBC) and tourism sites (HelloBC), Metrolinx' GoTransit mobile solution, WestJet and more. From August 2013 to September 2015 (2 years 2 months) Toronto, Canada AreaWeb Developer @ Developer of user interfaces for eLearning portals and other systems as either a primary or sole developer. Responsible for client liaising for development, scoping of effort, and all aspects of programming.
Troubleshooting of existing client and internal web systems, including large multi-site, cross-server installations providing hybrid and highly customized solutions.
Have worked on projects for clients including Nestle, The World Economic Forum, Schindler, Zeppelin and more. From September 2011 to August 2013 (2 years) Outreach Coordinator @ Seasonal, casual contract position providing Bike Valet services at various festivals and events across Toronto from April-October. Responsible for all day-of event operations including set-up and strike, liaising with event staff, overseeing volunteer staff, membership outreach and customer relations. From June 2011 to July 2013 (2 years 2 months) Owner, Principal Developer @ Sole-proprietorship active mainly 2009-2011. Responsible for all aspects of business, including initial business plan development, sales and marketing, client relations, web design and development and social media integration.
Desgined and developed mainly small business websites using established open source CMS platforms such as Joomla! and WordPress. Responsible for all aspects of design cycle from initial draft designs through programming, testing and launch. Hosting services provided for some clients.
Ran monthly social media workshops for different industries, including small business retail, arts & crafts and others. Active on local Junction neighbourhood social media and was the original evangelist for the still very active #JunctionTO hashtag. From February 2009 to September 2011 (2 years 8 months) Various Positions @ 2008 - Festival Coordinator. Responsible for liaising with staff at city departments, festival participants and external vendors. Developement of days-of festival planning including street closure, paid duty policing, food and other vendors. Lead developer of festival website.
2009 - Web Application Developer. Developed an interactive online festival application site using Ruby on Rails.
2010 - Stage & Scheduling Manager. Primary contact for all performers and technical staff for entire festival area, including three main staging areas and impromptu performance areas. Responsible for planning of entire three-day festival schedule at all performance areas and head Stage Manager for entire weekend. From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Customer Service Supervisor @ From 2001 to 2007 (6 years)
Ontario Self-Employment Benefit Program, Business Development @ Toronto Business Development Centre From 2009 to 2009 Bachelor's Degree, Liberal Arts, Philosophy @ Queen's University From 1998 to 2001 General Arts & Science Diploma, Computer Engerineering @ St. Lawrence College From 1994 to 1997 Paul Reynolds is skilled in: Web Development, WordPress, CSS, Social Media, PHP, Public Speaking, CMS, jQuery, XHTML, Web Applications, Joomla, HTML, Event Planning, Strategic Planning, Web Design