Levi Senft

Web Developer, Senior Systems Architect

I enjoy working with designers and end users to create beautiful, user-friendly websites and applications. I love standards, clean code, search engine visibility and accessibility.

Work Experience

Senior Systems Architect February 2013 - October 2014

VacationCandy

I managed a team the that developed custom CRM software, systems administration and worked on the customer facing site.

  • MVC/OOP PHP programming using CakePHP 2.x and MySQL
  • Porting legacy system to CakePHP
  • Integration with QuickBooks Online Edition
  • RackSpace Cloud/Ubuntu Linux systems administration

Senior Systems Architect/Software Development Manager November 2009 - January 2013

TruHearing

I led a team that maintains and extends TruHearing's in-house CRM and websites. The CRM includes a custom ordering system used by thousands of hearing aid providers, software used by the customer service and provider relations call centers, and member signups.

  • MVC/OOP PHP programming using CakePHP 1.3 and Postgresql 8.4
  • Front-end UI development using jQuery 1.42, 960 Grid and Hartija
  • Realtime Ajax notification system using Node.js
  • QuickBooks integration using ConsoliBYTE's PHP DevKit
  • Contributed patches to ConsoliBYTE's PHP DevKit
  • Digium SwitchVox integration

Freelance Programmer 2002 - November 2009

LunarVision

For several years I worked as a freelancer helping companies build and maintain their websites. During this time I worked on hundreds of websites and web applications.

  • Custom web and software programming
  • Advanced application development
  • Web content management tools that allow easy updates
  • E-commerce solutions including inventory systems and shopping carts
  • Search engine friendly design and optimization
  • Interactive customer communication and service applications

Art Director

2000-2002

NAI Utah Commercial Real Estate

At NAI I did design and GIS work creating fliers, maps, brochures, direct mail pieces, etc. I also helped the manager of the department take care of other office IT needs. I started getting into web programming when I redesigned their website, did some HTML email pieces and developed their intranet.

  • Supervised projects and team members
  • Developed and implemented marketing strategies with senior management
  • Designed direct mail, brochures, and other promotional materials
  • Managed development and design of corporate website
  • Administered file and IIS servers on Windows NT 4.0, and Windows 2000
  • Created thematic and aerial maps using ArcView 3.2
  • Developed custom applications

Technical Skills

I have worked with a long list of programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, content management systems and applications. I've included only my core competencies and recently used skills.

  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Ajax
  • Bing Webmaster Tools
  • CakePHP
  • CSS
  • Google Analytics
  • Google Webmaster Tools
  • HTML
  • JavaScript
  • Less
  • Linux
  • Magallanes scripted deploy
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • PostGreSQL
  • RTFM
  • SEO
  • UNIX
  • WordPress