James Finley

app & web development, interface design, and web design

James Finley has been working in HTML since 2001, and CSS, Javascript, PHP & mySQL since not long after that. In addition, for the last few years he has been working in iOS development.

Education

  • The Illinois Institute of Art – Schaumburg
    Bachelor of Fine Arts in Web Design & Interactive Media
    December 2008

Experience

  • eTecc / InteractiveSoftware Engineer

    Developing internal and client apps and web experiences

    Skills used: Responsive Web Design, PHP5, mySQL, HTML, SASS/CSS, Git, design, and Objective-C

    July 2013 - Present
  • higiFront-End Developer

    Developing higi’s web portal, bring responsive web technology to their site, and working witht the team to conceive and build new features.

    Skills used: Responsive Web Design, PHP5, mySQL, HTML, SASS/CSS, jQuery, SVN, and design

    September 2012 - June 2013
  • Echo Design GroupSenior Web Developer

    Coming on board right as the whole Responsive Web Design movement kicked off, built many sites from start to launch, working with the design team to implement strong, mobile-friendly design. Also much was done to improve the organizational workflow, utilizing Github for deployment and version control.

    Skills used: Responsive Web Design, PHP5, mySQL, HTML, SASS/CSS, jQuery, Git, and design

    Sites launched:

    With each of the sites above, development in SASS, HTML5, PHP5/CodeIgniter and more were done by James. With Downtown Naperville, James designed and implemented many page interfaces throughout, building and constructing powerful filters and social interaction with Facebook Connect.

    July 2011 - August 2012
  • AbtDeveloper

    Managing multiple projects and working with the team to better organize projects and communication.

    Skills used: PHP5, mySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, and design

    January 2011 - June 2011
  • Community Christian ChurchWeb Development Director

    Built a completely awesome new website that brings a brand new view of social interactivity to church websites and also brings a full online church system for running both live and prerecorded services. Honing his skills in AJAX, Flash, PHP and relational databases, this was one of his biggest projects yet.

    Skills used: PHP5, Code Igniter, mySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, ActionScript 3.0, design and layout

    December 2009 - January 2011
  • Clear Channel Radio – Senior Online Content Manager

    Built an application for managing the office paperwork that covered everything from the sale of an ad to a client to the production and airing of the ad on the radio. Not only this, but was also largely in charge of the websites for two radio stations in Chicago.

    Skills used: PHP5, Code Igniter, mySQL, HTML, CSS, jQuery, ActionScript 3.0, design and layout

    September 2008 - May 2009

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