Nicholas Hurst - Web Developer

Dallas, TX | 214.415.0419

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Passionate Web Developer with over 20 years of experience building cross-browser compatible web applications using numerous languages and platforms while effectively working in diverse team-oriented cultures.

Experience
2010 - Present
Application Developer - Jackson Walker | Dallas, TX

As one of five on the Application Development Team, I help build internal applications in an Agile environment for the seven city offices and various departments of the fourth largest law firm based in Texas. My responsibilities include:

  • Create and deploy cross-browser/platform compatible website using Codeigniter as the framework for PHP and MySQL, while also integrating numerous JSON APIs and meeting the website launch deadline.
  • Develop and maintain scalable internal web applications using C# and SQL.
  • Enhance and refactor team-built applications, including legacy code, applying technologies such as HTML, Javascript, JQuery, CSS, SASS, in addition to GULP integration.
  • Initiate AppDev template system updates for the various applications increasing UI consistency in tandem with UX consideration.
  • Utilize internal SVN repository, ensuring that code, applications, and branches are current and conflict free throughout all phases of development from production to deployment.
  • Efficiently resolve user requests and tickets via JIRA and ServiceNow systems, adapting to re-prioritization as needed for submitted issues.
  • Effectively communicate with internal departments in order to achieve optimal client satisfaction, e.g. problem solving through idea generation.
  • Team Lead in migrating applications into an iOS environment using SwiftUI.
2004 - 2010
Web Developer - Liquid Logixx | Dallas, TX

As a self-starter, I was able to adapt and fill multiple roles within the startup environment at Liquid Logixx. My responsibilities included:

  • Develop multiple cross-browser compatible websites and CMS applications using various technologies; PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Collaborate with client and development team throughout project duration to certify successful launch dates.
  • Administrating and maintaining both Windows and LAMP environments.
  • Produce Visual FX and compositing with Discreet Combustion.
2002-2004
Webmaster - Custom Auto Trim and Graphics | San Diego, CA
  • Custom built PHP/MySQL shopping cart system.
  • Maintained and deployed a PHP-Nuke system for inter-department communication throughout the company.
  • Maintained the LAMP environment for the company, and security of all data collected. LAMP environment was based on the Red Hat Linux operating system. Made sure the Linux environment was up-to-date, and issued all command line code to keep the system secure.
  • Updated websites on daily basis with new product information, sales pricing, and general maintenance, utilizing numerous languages such as JavaScript, PERL, CSS, PHP, and HTML.
  • Installed and managed the use of Exim MTA for the company's mail server.
1999 - 2002
Web Developer - Chicago Internet | Chicago, IL
  • Developed custom built web based applications using PHP, MySQL, Cold Fusion, and JavaScript.
  • Worked with the design team to implement custom built applications into the HTML layout for websites.
Skills
 
Proficient
PHP
MySQL
Javascript
jQuery
JSON
SASS
Experienced
C#
AngularJS
SQL
SwiftUI