My Resume

Last Updated: 12/30/2021

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SUMMARY 

I am a self-motivated, hard-working, full-stack software developer and educator with a strong passion for innovation and technology. I have excellent communication skills and a proven track record of quickly learning new technologies and adapting to a fast-paced environment. I seek to thrive with a positive and energetic team to deliver the highest quality solutions and experiences to my stakeholders and clients. 



TECHNICAL SKILLS 

  • LANGUAGES: JavaScript, Python, HTML5, CSS3
  • FRAMEWORK / LIBRARIES: Express, Django, React, Gatsby, Bootstrap, Materialize
  • DATABASES/BACKENDS: GraphQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Firebase
  • METHODOLOGIES: MVC, RESTful Architecture
  • TOOLS: Git, Visual Studio Code, Postman


TECH-RELATED EXPERIENCE

MDJ Holdings, LLC DBA DanielJS - Proprietor/Lead Software Engineer
Dallas, TX – Jun 2014 - Present

  • Successfully cultivated a digital agency specializing in web development services, including designing and creating websites/web applications for small businesses and associations. Took the initiative in growing a small local community that offers mentorship for aspiring software developers through workshops and networking.

General Assembly - Lead Software Engineering Instructor
Dallas, TX / Live Online – Jun 2018 - Present

  • Instructed students to become software engineers using a fully immersive program with more than 500 hours of content. Awarded “Distinguished Faculty Member” for exemplary performance and mentorship of junior developers and instructors, and inducted as a member of General Assembly’s Product Advisory Board

General Assembly Enterprise - Lead Web Development Instructor
Los Angeles, CA – Mar 2018 - Jun 2018

  • Successfully instructed a cohort of 20 Disney employees for the CODE ROSIE: 2.0 women in tech initiative using a custom advanced 12-week curriculum focused on full-stack web development using web technologies such as Express, Node, Python, Django, React, MongoDB, and PostgreSQL.


OTHER EXPERIENCE

JPMorgan Chase Bank - Private Client Banker
Fort Worth, TX - 2007 – 2017

  • Demonstrated excellence in utilizing business teams and customized solutions to enhance client relationships; also served as a sales and career development coach for over a dozen junior colleagues.  

U.S. Army Active/Reserve - Sergeant – Squad Leader
Fort Hood, TX – 2004 – 2010

  • Provided armed security for over 100 successful logistic patrol missions in northern Iraq from ’05 -’06. Awarded the Purple Heart, Army Accommodation Medal, and the Army Achievement Medal.


EDUCATION 

The University of Phoenix, Online Campus – 2015
Bachelor of Science in Business.

Free Code Camp, Online Curriculum – 2014
Web development certificate: HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, and React.