Luke Visinoni

Software Developer

P.O. Box 714, Orland, CA 95963415.624.6249

Summary

Highly motivated, enthusiastic web development expert with more than a decade of on-the-job experience. Has worked with companies of all shapes and sizes, from local businesses to fortune 500 companies and world-wide conglomerates. Has authored and contributed to a number of open source projects, several of which are used by thousands of people every day. Devoted to his chosen profession and believes in maintaining a positive attitude and learning as much as possible from the people he works with.

Highlights

Skills

  • Object-oriented programming
  • Documentation and tech-writing
  • RESTful API development
  • Amazon Web Services Administration
  • Apache Server Administration
  • Unit testing/TDD zealot

Technologies

  • PHP and Symfony
  • MySQL and PostgreSQL
  • Javascript, React and jQuery
  • Bash Scripting
  • Memcached and Redis
  • JIRA and Github

Contributions & Accolades

Experience

Novactive Corporation • San Francisco, CA

Senior software engineer

  • Worked with team in France to design and implement various web sites and applications.
  • Wrote various installation and provisioning scripts using bash and PHP.
  • Used Docker, PHP, Symfony, and various other technologies to containerize and streamline application and website deployment.
  • Used ReactJS, Node, NPM, and various other technologies to develop highly interactive REST API clients.

Self Employed / Contracting • Chico, CA

Web development and consulting

  • Worked with a handful of clients to develop well-tested, reliable web applications.
  • Built HTML5/CSS layouts, using mobile-first techniques, as well as ensuring a consistent user experience over a wide variety of devices.
  • Designed and executed all projects from Photoshop mockup to functional specs, to fully functional product, typically running on Amazon Web Services.

Coalition Technologies • Los Angeles, CA

Web application engineer and consultant

  • Worked with front-end programmers and designers to develop a call center application, using PHP5, Zend Framework 2, and Twilio API.
  • Developed robust, in-house PHP libraries and Laravel extensions still used by their development team every day.
  • Implemented policies to improve overall code quality, such as unit testing, code review, and other industry standards and best practices.

Mashery, Inc. • San Francisco, CA

Jr. PHP engineer

  • Used Solar PHP framework to design and implement features for the developer portal portion of company's offering; including wikis, forums, CMS for documentation, API key management system, and more.
  • Worked with quality assurance team to identify and resolve bugs and improve user experience.
  • Helped implement weekly release process and code review policies.
  • Worked with companies such as LinkedIn, Netflix, Etsy, and Xbox to design useful features for developer portal application.

Build.com • Chico, CA

eCommerce application engineer

  • Used JIRA, Coldfusion, Java, and Microsoft SQL Server to develop new features and fix bugs within company's established, proprietary eCommerce software.
  • Worked on a large team, under the guidence of very talented leads, using Agile programming methods.
  • Worked directly with quality assurance, sales, and other departments to improve user experience for backend administration portal application.

MC2 Design Group • Chico, CA

Web development and design specialist

  • Converted Photoshop files to pixel-perfect, standards-compliant HTML/CSS layouts, ensuring a consistent user experience on any device/platform.
  • Helped update legacy PHP4 projects, implementing industry standards and best practices, often rewriting the worst of them from the ground up.
  • Worked directly with clients from project planning, to time and cost estimates, to designing and developing solutions that worked for them.