William ONeal -

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William E. ONeal III

Developer and Engineer

Dedicated developer focused on responsible implementation of modern technologies, with a passion for accessible, responsive layout, and minimal dependencies for stable, test-driven product builds.

Los Angeles, California USA

Capabilities

    Frontends

  • Semantic HTML proficient
  • ARIA-compliance proficient
  • Can insure responsiveness within a myriad of build environments
  • CSS / Sass / LESS - prefer Sass and modular CSS builds
  • Deep knowledge of a variety of JavaScript fronts

    Frameworks / Build Libraries

  • React: have built components for Facebook and other smaller entities
  • Angular: not AngularJS; have kept abreast of Angular since 2016
  • Vue: familiar with and can implement in existing environments
  • Drupal: familiar with, can work with Drupal developers to reach goals
  • Laravel: familiar with, can work with existing developers to reach goals

    Backends

  • Have built sites, components and CMS’s with PHP since 1997
  • Familiar with and capable within Node.js
  • Ruby friendly, but mainly in passing

    Databases

  • Relational databases preferred: SQL, MySQL, PostreSQL
  • Can structure and 2nd normalize table data
  • Familiar with and dangerous enough with complex queries

Case Studies

A screenshot of Discover Los Angeles website

Discover Los Angeles

LA Tourism & Convention Board used a necessary migration from Drupal 7 to Drupal 8 as an opportunity to update their design and codebase.

    Deliverables Provided:

  • Sass stylesheets
  • Atomic library of semantic HTML components
  • Twig-generated layouts
  • JavaScript map navigation module
A screenshot of Peace Through Music website

Peace Through Music

Playing for Change needed a landing page for their one-day, worldwide-streamed event, that could easily be changed and translated into other languages.

    Deliverables Provided:

  • An easily-managed page using JAMStack via Netlify
  • React modular components
  • Plain-text interface for multi-lingual word mapping
  • Maillist integration and administration

Collaborations

  • 2021

    • HyperTattoo
      VP Engineering

      Create guidelines, frameworks, and toolkit sets for test and development builds of product.

      Tools: JavaScript, React, Sass, PHP

  • 2019 - 2021

    • DealerInspire
      Senior Frontend Developer

      Support, maintain and improve feature products and toolkits.

      Tools: CSS, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Vue, Wordpress

  • 2018 - 2019

    • Los Angeles Tourism & Convention Board
      Senior Frontend Developer

      Build, test and implement components for renovated site launch, Q2 2019

      Tools: CSS, HTML, JavaScript, Drupal

  • 2018

    • Codazen, LLC
      Senior Web Developer

      Create and deliver components for Facebook’s Portal platform.

      Tools: React, JavaScript, Hack, XHP, Flow, HTML, CSS

  • 2017

    • weo3 dev & design
      Contract frontend Developer

      Created and delivered solutions for various clients.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, PHP, JavaScript

    • Meredith Xcelerated Marketing
      Frontend Developer

      Refactored legacy markup and styles; built and launched new storefront components.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, Sass, Freemarker

  • 2016

    • Personal Sabbatical
      Self-enrichment, re-location to Los Angeles

  • 2013 – 2015

    • Tahoe Partners
      Senior Frontend Developer

      Responsive framework and mobile integration with SharePoint; Wordpress websites.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Grunt, Node, Handlebars, Git

  • 2013

    • Art Institute of Chicago
      Frontend Developer

      Create landing pages, campaign sites and associated materials, animations, banner ads.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Flash, Ruby on Rails, Git

    • Panduit
      Lead Frontend Developer

      Full site rebuild, using client’s custom CMS.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Git

  • 2011 – 2012

    • Design Kitchen
      Frontend Developer

      Templating, creating and styling microsites for HP, Booth, and Motorola.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, Flash, Ruby, Coffee, Git

  • 2011

    • Acquity Group
      Frontend Developer

      Enriched, updated and expanded client sites.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, SVN

  • 2009 – 2011

    • Y&R
      Flash Animator & Developer

      Banners. Standard, rich media, encoding Flash video, with an occasional micro-site.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, ActionScript 3.0, GSAP

  • 2008 – 2009

    • Leo Burnett
      Flash Developer & Designer

      Created CDs, banners, widgets and video players for Marlboro, McDonald’s, Purina, Kellogg’s and Whirlpool.

      Tools: ActionScript 3.0, GSAP

  • 2007

    • Digital Bootcamp
      Flash Instructor

      Taught students basic programming to advanced OOP concepts.

      Tools: ActionScript 3.0, OOP concepts, MVC architecture, programmatic animation.

    • Whitman-Hart
      Flash Developer

      Built all Appliance Finder modules for Sears.

      Tools: ActionScript 3.0, GSAP, XML

  • 2006

    • ShopLocal
      Flash Developer

      Designed and produced geo-centric, dynamic-data ad banners for local clients.

      Tools: ActionScript 3.0, GSAP, XML, .NET

  • 2005 – 2006 (Los Angeles)

    • Evite
      Frontend Designer and Developer

      Built and launched new-branded Evite, entire site rebuild.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript

    • Deutsch LA
      Flash Developer

      Built Flash mini games (poker, shooter, chance) for TGI Friday's campaigns.

      Tools: ActionScript 2.0, GSAP, XML

    • Genex
      Frontend Designer and Developer

      Built and launched campaign sites for each of Acura's models

      Tools: HTML, CSS, XML

  • 2002 – 2005

    • Highland Solutions
      PHP Developer, Flash Developer

      Built and launched online B2B credit card POS systems purchasing and licensing application.

      Tools: PHP, MySQL, JavaScript, ActionScript 2.0

  • 2000 – 2002

    • Park Community Church
      Webmaster

      Built and launched website with custom-built CMS; Flash website with PHP/MySQL backend.

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, database creation and normalization, ActionScript 1.0

  • 1996 – 1999

    • weo3 dev and design
      Developer, designer

      Built sites for local businesses, musicians, and artists

      Tools: HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, MySQL, Photoshop, Illustrator

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