Recruiters, Please Note: I am currently employed, and not seeking work at this time. This résumé is not up-to-date. Thank you for your interest.

Kagan “Kai” MacTane

kai@mactane.org

1160 Mission St. #604
SF, CA 94103
415-252-9891

 

Executive Summary:

Multi-talented web developer with client- and server-side skills, specializing in PHP/LAMP and JavaScript/AJAX. Seeking a position in an established company where I can improve both codebases and user interfaces.

Employment History:

Topsy
Sep 2009 - Jun 2010
Web Developer

Skills Used: PHP, JavaScript, AJAX, WordPress plugin development, DHTML, CSS, WordPress customization, JSON, REST, jQuery, technical writing/documentation, Catalyst, Template Toolkit, Git, Unix shell.

Self-Employed
May 2009 - Sep 2009
Web Developer

Skills Used: PHP, Drupal, MySQL, database schema design, JavaScript, AJAX, JSON, SVN, Unix shell, rsync/scp.

Extrabreit
Feb 2009 - May 2009
Web Developer

Skills Used: Ruby, Ruby on Rails; PHP, Drupal, JavaScript, AJAX, Prototype, Scriptaculous, jQuery, JSON; DHTML, HTML, XHTML, CSS, cross-browser compatibility; Agile/Scrum methodologies, test-driven development; PHPUnit, SVN.

NetBooks
May 2008 - Dec 2008
Senior Developer

Skills Used: Ruby, Ruby on Rails; JavaScript, AJAX, MooTools, JSON; DHTML, HTML, XHTML, CSS, cross-browser compatibility; object-oriented design/development, test-driven development, Test::Unit, Rspec; Agile/Scrum methodologies; internationalization in both Ruby and JavaScript; SVN, Redmine project management system.

iWin.com
Jul 2006 - May 2008
Web Software Engineer

Skills Used: JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX, Prototype and Scriptaculous libraries; HTML, XHTML, CSS, cross-browser compatibility; object-oriented design/development, Agile/Scrum methodologies; CVS, Bugzilla, Confluence and Twiki wiki systems; technical writing (project plans and documentation, software specifications); Java, JSP, JSTL, Struts, Tiles.

WebSight Design, Inc.
Dec 2005 - May 2006
Contractor

Skills Used: PHP, object-oriented design/development; LAMP architecture, MySQL, SQL, database design, database-backed web site design; JavaScript, DHTML, AJAX; HTML, XHTML, CSS, cross-browser compatibility; technical writing (class interface specifications).

Self-Employed
Aug 2000 - Sep 2005
Freelance Consultant

Skills Used: PHP, Perl, JavaScript, MySQL, SQL, database design, database-backed web site design, HTML, XHTML, CSS, LAMP architecture, DHTML, CGI scripting, cross-browser compatibility, object-oriented design/development; Linux Web/mail server administration, Windows troubleshooting, networking (wireless and Ethernet); technical writing including proposals and specifications; tutoring.

Online Partners.com, Inc.
Oct 1997 - Jun 2000
System Administrator

Skills Used: Linux and Windows system administration, networking, troubleshooting, Perl, user support.

Core Competencies:

PHP, LAMP stack, JavaScript, AJAX, Perl, HTML, DHTML, XHTML, CSS, Prototype, Scriptaculous, jQuery, DOM, JSON, MySQL, CGI, Apache, HTTP, W3C conformance, cross-browser compatibility, progressive enhancement, object-oriented design/development, test-driven development, source/version control.

Related Skills:

SQL, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, WordPress customization and plugins, Agile methodologies and Scrum process, E text editor, Firefox, MSIE, Opera, Adobe Photoshop and ImageReady, GIMP, Trac, Bugzilla, Redmine, Atlassian Confluence, SVN, Git, CVS, Unix, Linux, shell scripting, mail servers, Windows 9x/2k/XP, FTP, SSH, SMTP, POP3, DNS, networking, TCP/IP. Some exposure to Catalyst framework, Template Toolkit, MooTools, Drupal, JSP and JSTL.

In HR/legal contexts, please use my birth name, Jason Weissman.

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