Matthew Holmes

Colorado Springs, United States

Summary

Resolute and adaptable full-stack Python developer with two years of programming experience. Enthusiastic about personal improvement and helping others achieve their best work while creating sustainable, scalable, user-friendly products.

Favorite Python Packages:

Django Framework, Beautiful Soup, numpy, celery, channels.

Experience

March 2018 – Current Software Developer, Freelance
  • Built & deployed web application for travel community with over 1 million users with Django/React
  • Develop suite of services to add business value to ecommerce & service professionals
  • Adapt to different languages, tools & APIs needed for diverse client & platforms
  • Build Shopify and WordPress themes & plugins to better suite needs of shop owners & integrate custom functionality
  • Collaborate with, organize, mentor & train small team of software engineers to complete larger scale projects
  • Manage customer relations & expectations & present clear design & function project proposals
  • Leverage economic & design knowledge to help owners create a brand story & strategy
  • Manage technical communications with clients & account managers
  • Regular troubleshooting of platform & server issues for community of 100+
  • Develop & implement efficient Devops workflows
Build & design highly scalable & responsive websites & E-commerce shops for small businesses in WordPress, Shopify, Lightspeed & single page web applications
March 2015 – January 2019 Policy Advisor II, AAA Oregon/Idaho

Measurable contributions: Reduced IT phone call time by 150 mins per week, Decreased Workman’s comp claims by advising on ergonomic best practices

  • Assisted Supervisor with KPI reports
  • Provide exceptional customer service to club members
  • Leverage Microsoft Office to track trends and improve personal metrics
  • Run real time analysis of money saving opportunities to drive customer retention
  • Lead team building exercises and mentored incoming staff
January 2014 – March 2015 Office Manager, State Farm

Measurable Contributions: Manage 5000+ household book of business, saved average 3 hours productive time per day by cleaning up and streamlining daily service log

Joined: Jan. 6, 2020