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Sonny Barrett

Lowell, North Carolina

321.749.5753

Summary

Skills

Professional
Web Development / Programming, Web Systems Administration (Apache, Linux, Unix, MySQL, PHP, Subversion), Database Design, Organic SEO (Search Engine Optimization), Marketing and Market Research.
Technologies
PHP (4 and 5), MySQL, SQLite, Adobe FLEX 3, Adobe AIR, SQL, Smarty Template Engine, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Unix / Linux / OS X, Perl/CGI, Visual Basic 6, MS-DOS, Microsoft Windows (3.x, 95-98, ME, XP, 2000, Vista), Apache Web Server, Sendmail, Mac OS (classic and OS X), CVS (Concurrent Versioning System), Familiarity with many other web technologies (ASP, .NET & etc.).
Applications
Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Fireworks, Microsoft Front Page, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, Acrobat PDF, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Powerpoint, Microsoft Outlook, Adobe Flex Builder 3, CakePHP, Codeigniter

Experience

Contract Senior Web Developer / Consultant
Resaleworld Inc. | Orlando, Florida
January 2007 - February 2009
Resaleworld.com, Inc supplies all eBay Drop off locations with their “Liberty” Point of Sale Software. Resaleworld.com is ranked as one of eBay’s top development companies for it’s marketplace.
  • Core responsibilities was to integrate x-cart shopping cart solution so the “Liberty For Consignment” desktop application can communicate with website.
  • Developed a customer portal using AMFPHP and Adobe FLEX 3 that interacts using SOAP to gather the customers information from MSSQL database.
  • Developed custom modules for the E-commerce shopping cart solution.
  • Responsible for site architecture and infrastructure, backend development using open source toolset (PHP, MySQL, Apache, Linux and others (i.e LAMP), front end development with CSS and HTML/XHTML, organic search engine optimization and strategy & minor web systems administration.
  • Developed automated billing process using Authorize.net and Global Payments API.
Contract Senior Web Developer / Consultant
Toybox Digital | Orlando, Florida
July 2006 - January 2007
Toybox Digital is a multimedia company specializing in streaming video and website development.
  • Developed sister sites that related to marketing the flagship product.
  • Worked with designers for the layout designs.
  • Developed a sophisticated Internal ordering system that tracked employee sales, RMA's & commissions.
  • Setup Payment gateway through Payflow Pro Gateway.
Senior Web Developer / Employee
Rowley Company Inc. | Gastonia, North Carolina
October 1998- June 2006
Rowley Company is an international manufacturer, distributor and wholesaler of products used in the Interior Decorating Industry.
  • Developed a user friendly E-commerce online catalog system written in PHP using MYSQL, CSS, JAVA SCRIPT.
  • Developed a company administration Intranet for each department to interact with each other.
  • Developed a digital download system for purchased speciality books and videos.
  • Increased gross sales over 1.3 million per year by implimenting SEO techniques along with utilizing Google AD Sense.
  • Developed a "Bill Pay" Center for open account customers to pay their net 30 bills.
  • Setup Payment gateway through Authorize.net.
Contract Web Developer / Consultant
Actors Reporter | Los Angeles, California
Actorsreporter.com is an information site for people who is seeking to get into the movie industry.
  • Compile MOV files into flash video.
  • Responsible for publishing new articles/stories.
  • Responsible for website maintenance.
  • Responsible for SEO.
Contract Web Developer / Owner
MyHoaNetwork | Merritt Island, Florida
MyHoaNetwork.com is a site that provides a free community to HOA's (Home Owners Association), neighborhoods and communities. Each community has it's own unique subdomain.
  • Developed site using PHP, HTML, CSS.
  • Subdomains automatically created upon sign-up.
  • Implimented Google Adsense.
Contract Web Developer / Consultant
Graphics By Don | Yakima, Washington
GraphicsByDon.Com is a graphics design company that specializes in creating Windows XP – Window Blinds themes.
  • Developed site using HTML, PHP, MYSQL, JAVA SCRIPT, CSS.
  • Implemented SEO by using the apache MOD_REWRITE to generate friendly URLS.
  • E-commerce added to provide the ability to receive payments through Pay-Pal.
Contract Web Developer / Consultant
Secretary of State for North Carolina | Charlotte, North Carolina
Jay Rao was a candidate running for the NC Secretary of State seat.
  • Developed site using Adobe Flex 3 with XML.
  • Setup domain on "managed dedicated server" running Linux.
  • Implimented site theme based on Jay's ideas.
  • Setup campaign contributions payment gateway.
  • Maintained and administered all news.
  • Setup POP accounts.
Contract Web Developer / Consultant
eye85.net | Atlanta, Georgia
Eye85.com is a site dedicated to providing free promotion and advertising exposure to independent musicians.
  • Developed site using Adobe Flex 3 and AMFPHP.
  • Designed site theme and layout.
  • Created an administrator area for all band members to create and maintain their band profile.

Education

Tech-Skills - Charlotte, North Carolina

Achievements

Named student of the month for July 2005 at Tech Skills for completing the 4-month CIW course in 13 days and Linux+ in 7 days.