Zach Russell’s Resume

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1013 S Farragut St, Philadelphia PA 19143 | c. (215) 384-7552 e. |

Technical Skills

Languages: PHP, Python, Ruby, HTML, CSS/SASS, JavaScript/jQuery, SQL

Tools & Languages: Vim, Git, terminal (bash/zsh), WordPress ( custom themes, plugins & Woocommerce integrations), Photoshop, Vagrant, JIRA, Pivotal Tracker

Operating Systems: Debian-based Linux, Mac OS X, Windows

Administration: Nginx, PHPMyAdmin, MySQL, SQLite, Puppet, Docker

Professional Experience

ProTech Internet Group – President 6/2011 – present

I manage the day-to-day tasks involved with running any business from project management to payroll. Starting from scratch, I have grown ProTech from a part-time freelancing gig to working with some of the largest companies in the country.

  • Build custom websites, specializing in WordPress themes & plugins.
  • Create and implement SEO Strategies for clients.
  • Market the company through networking, public speaking, and blogging. – Lead Developer & Marketer 11/2012 – present

  • Perform 2 website redesigns from ideas to code.
  • Implement new revenue strategies with affiliate marketing and paid courses.
  • Write articles on advanced web design, development & WordPress topics.

The Traffic Safety Store – SEO Developer 9/2012 – 8/2014

  • Develop WordPress Multisite network of branded microsites using custom Genesis Framework child-themes.
  • Perform in depth link prospecting and outreach to acquire links from relevant industry and government websites.

Projects & Activities

Front-End Philly – Co-Organizer 1/2015 – present

I help plan, organize, and promote Philadelphia’s largest meetup on-front end development with over 500 members. I have also presented on  Bourbon & Neat libraries.

Genesis Utility Theme –

Built a Genesis Framework child-theme that uses some of the latest web technologies to provide an easily customizable, mobile-responsive theme that is completely free and open source.