ProfileSean Smith

I am a software developer who specializes in web applications with expertise in digital media. My goal is to write code and develop applications that are efficient, easy to maintain and most effectively accomplish necessary business processes. One day, I would like to be the CTO of a large organization or CEO of my own digital media startup.

Experience

Senior Developer, Finalsite – Glastonbury, CT – 2010-Present

  • Currently working with a team to rewrite the entire Finalsite platform with Ruby on Rails, Postgres SQL, Backbone, Marionette, DustJS and jQuery
  • Developed the new platform’s HTML 5 media player using custom JavaScript and the Galleria and jPlayer plugins
  • Previous platform development with Adobe ColdFusion, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), AJAX, JSON, XML
  • iOS app development (iPhone/iPad) with Xcode (Objective-C)

Digital Media Developer, BroadcastMed – Farmington, CT – 2007-2010

  • Server-side development with Adobe ColdFusion, FarCry CMS, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Front-end development with Adobe ActionScript 3 and the Flex 4 framework including extensive work with live and on-demand video streaming with Adobe Media Server

Education

Central Connecticut State University – New Britain, CT – 2004-2006

  • Graduated Cum Laude
  • Received “Excellence in MIS” award
  • Member of the Delta Mu Delta International Honor Society
  • Developed a campus donation tracking application as a class project in ASP.NET with a Microsoft Access database back-end
  • COBOL experience from required course work

Middlesex Community College – Middletown, CT – 2002-2004

  • Graduated with honors
  • Java experience from class projects

Rennselaer Polytechnic Institute – Troy, NY – 2000-2002

  • Hardware courses including Computer Components & Operations

Skills

  • Ruby on Rails, Postgres SQL, Backbone, Marionette, DustJS
  • Adobe ColdFusion, Adobe Flex
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, jQuery, AJAX, JSON, XML
  • Objective-C, Xcode (iOS development)
  • Computer networking and hardware