Sean Smith


United States



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 while at the same time infusing my own creative approach.



HTML 5, CSS 3, JavaScript, React, Backbone, Marionette, jQuery


Ruby on Rails, Sidekiq, Adobe Coldfusion, Microsoft ASP.NET


Postgres, Redis, Microsoft SQL Server, Mongo


Windows, MacOS, Linux


RubyMine, Visual Studio Code, SourceTree, Git, Jira, Bitbucket


System Administration, Computer Hardware, Networking


Senior Web Developer, Finalsite, Glastonbury, CT — 2010-Present

  • Current platform development with Ruby on Rails, Postgres SQL, Backbone, Marionette, DustJS and jQuery
  • Team lead for 3 remote developers on Forms project
  • Implemented MPEG-DASH resulting in significant bandwidth cost savings
  • Developed new automated Workflows module on my own
  • Worked on new Composer, Posts, Messages, Resources and Forms modules with various teams
  • Previous platform development with Adobe Coldfusion, Microsoft SQL Server, HTML, CSS, JavaScript (jQuery), AJAX, JSON, XML

Web Developer, BroadcastMed, Farmington, CT — 2007-2010

  • Server-side development with Adobe Coldfusion, FarCry CMS, Microsoft SQL Server
  • Front-end development with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX, XML
  • Flash media player development with Adobe ActionScript 3 and the Flex 4 framework including extensive work with live and on-demand video streaming with Adobe Media Server

Webmaster, LEARN, Old Lyme, CT — 1998-2000

  • Responsible for updating content on the company website
  • Helped organize computer build sessions with gifted students


Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, CT — Management Information Systems, 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 using a Microsoft Access database
  • COBOL experience from required course work

Middlesex Community College, Middletown, CT — Information Systems, 2002-2004

  • Graduated with honors
  • Java experience from required course work

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY — Information Technology, 2000-2002

  • Hardware courses including Computer Components & Operations