Michael Alexander

UX, UI, Developer/Designer, Phoenix, Arizona, United States,

Professional Experience

micalexander - Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Developer/Designer June 2015 - Present

  • Designed aesthetically pleasing mock-ups and logos using Photoshop, Illustrator, and Affinity Designer to capture and the express clients overall message
  • Built and maintained web applications and websites using HTML5, CSS3, Javascript, PHP, and Ruby while adhering to coding standards, leveraging library and frameworks, and hand coding plugins and projects wherever necessary
  • Co-architected and maintained a scalable proprietary eCommerce service that currently serves over 100,000 clients using the latest Amazon Web Services integrated technology

KWALL - Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Developer June 2014 - June 2015

  • Served as a Team Lead while closely working with Project Managers to meet deadlines and provide industry standard solutions to common web problems
  • Worked extensively with Drupal incorporating custom modules when the standard functionality did not meet the needs of our clients
  • Paired up with Tech Leads to ensure functionality was implemented correctly according to client specification and company expectation
  • Meticulously adjusted code to meet Drupal coding standards, provide a pixel perfect presentation, and encourage readability

PS Studios - Phoenix, Arizona, United States

Developer December 2012 - June 2014

  • Worked closely with Project Managers and other members of the Development Team to develop websites using modern web technologies
  • Acted as Lead Developer throughout the development process on numerous projects, completing them in a timely manner, and strengthening the companies relationship with clients and their board members
  • Identified unnecessarily repetitive tasks and programmatically built solutions to speed up workflow, sometimes by as much as 70%
  • Developed client relationships including development and administration of trainings regarding website use and editing


Estrella Community College - Goodyear, Arizona, United States

CIS166 Candidate

General Equivalency Diploma - Phoenix, Arizona, United States

GED , February 1998

Additional Skills

  • Over five years web developing in LAMP environments
  • Over 12 years experience in Adobe's Creative Suites and simular products
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3, SASS, PHP, Ruby, MySQL, jQuery, Javascript, Responsive Web Design, Git, Bash, MVC, RegularExpressions, Terminal, SSH, MacOSX, Windows, Linux, Sublime Text, and an array of text editors and IDEs
  • Strong ability to learn quickly and understand new technologies, frameworks and best practices
  • Able to work professionally under pressure and meet extreme deadlines while contributing to a healthy work environment for employees