Kevin Pudlo

WordPress Developer

WordPress Developer with 6 years of functional experience designing and managing business websites using WordPress creation tools. Skilled in front-end and back-end development and implementing themes and plugins. Knowledgeable in writing custom plugins for unique circumstances.

EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Information Technology
SUNY Empire State College: 09/2019 - Present

Key Courses

  • eCommerce
  • Enterprise Systems Architecture
  • Information Technology in Organizations
  • Systems Design & Information Management
Bachelors of Science in Business Management
SUNY Empire State College: 09/2008 - 10/2015
Key Courses:
  • Management Leadership
  • Management Principles
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Operations Management
  • Management Information Systems
  • Consumer Behavior

WORK EXPERIENCE

WordPress Developer
WDWNT, LLC: 01/2019 - Present
Achievements/Tasks
  • Installed required plugins and additional coding to fit final design and functionality requirements
  • Worked with team remotely, providing services and solutions as needed
  • Created and updated custom plugin to use on production website that were written according to WordPress Coding Standards and OOP Guidelines
  • Provided solutions to operations issues for end-users, working closely via Slack
  • Used Zapier to integrate standard and custom WordPress API REST Endpoints with other company applications
  • Audited sampling of sites prior to release of production changes to test function
  • Provided timely resolution to reported website problems by integrating new solutions into existing platforms
Project Associate
Stewart's Shops Corp: 11/2007 - Present

Achievements/Tasks:

  • Engaged end users and answered questions via email, phone, and walk-in
  • Collaborated with vendors to locate replacement components and resolve advanced problems
  • Procured goods and supplies while adhering to strict industry rules and procedures
  • Built and maintained professional relationships with clients and co-workers
  • Researched new vendors and partners to obtain most cost effective pricing for goods
  • Developed, updated and organized a Microsoft Access database to handle department data
  • Provided continued maintenance and development of bug fixes and patch sets for the Microsoft Access database
  • Recommended architectural improvements, design solutions and integration solutions

TECHNICAL EXPERIENCE

Front-end Development
HTML, WordPress, API, CSS, Javascript, SEO, CMS, WooCommerce

Back-end Development
LAMP, LEMP, PHP, MySQL, PhpMyAdmin, WP-CLI

Project Management
Version Control, Agile, Kanban, Remote Teamwork

Software Experience
Zapier, Slack, Github, Visual Studio Code, WP Engine, Local, Flywheel, Digital Ocean, AWS Lightsail

SKILLS

Leadership Critical Thinking  Adaptability  Problem-Solving  Storytelling  Coding  Efficiency  Inventory Control  Creativity  Teamwork