John Reeve (806) 577-0343 § [email protected]



Back End Development

PHP, Javascript, and Ruby, along with popular packages (including WordPress, Rails). Hand-writing SQL but prefers to use the tools in whatever framework. Automates taskes using bash, PHP, and JS. Prefers git, LAMP, and CLI-based tools. Configures, deploys, and maintains VPS.

Front-End Development

HTML5, CSS3, and JS. A Zurb-certified developer. Extensive experience integrating 3rd Party APIs. Prefers SASS and ES6 compiled via gulp. Still using underscores and jQuery, but would like to move to React or Angular. Has worked with HighCharts and SVG rendering packages like RaphaelJS.

Work History


Lead Developer 2013-present

Lead development efforts for web-based projects mostly for government, non-profit, and education clients. Responsible for developing solutions and advising on RFPs. Work ranged from developing WordPress templates and customizing the admin interface to automating content imports to a rails-based web application. 100% remote with onsite client visits.


Developer (Contract) 2013-2014

Worked Burlyhouse's custom PHP framework to serve a variety of client needs in government and education domains. Helped rework the front-end Javascript elements of the application to better serve a wide variety of data visualization needs. Solved many cross browser issues, especially in IE7 and earlier android browsers.

The Gateway Network

Lead Developer (Contract) 2012-2013

Created marketing and eCommerce sites for a variety of clients, typically WordPress but including a large custom Magento project; integrated services between sites to facilitate easy cross-site content management; selected appropriate technology solutions and implemented projects.

Marketing Clique

Developer (Contract) 2011-2012

Implemented custom PHP (typically WordPress) solutions for clients and internal efforts. Work involved heavy customization of commercial templates and troubleshooting complex javascript applications.

Firetide Creative

Developer (Contract) 2011-2012

Implemented WordPress sites, including custom PSD to complete themes. Integrated third-party programs such as google maps, mailchimp, and others.

Rainman, LLC

Production Manager 2010-2011

Oversaw the production of 80+ brochure websites, mostly for independent insurance agents. Created a rapid production system. Hired and managed additional employees.


Texas Tech University

Lubbock, TX - BA, Philosophy, 2000

West Texas A&M University

Canyon, TX - MA, English, 2003