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Blog Posts

Recent musings syndicated from codeadventurer.com


Work in the community

Local Food Systems Site Screenshot

Local Food Systems

Web Design & Development

Code for Summit County Brigade Meeting

Code for Summit County

Brigade Captain

HackNEO National Day of Civic Hacking in Akron, Ohio


Organizer & Event Lead

Freshfinder Landing Page


Concept & Development

Persa presenting how to build sites with Jekyll.rb

Intro to Jekyll.rb


Persa opening RailsBridge Cleveland

RailsBridge Cleveland

Organizer & Presenter

Persa working on controlling robots with motion


Ruby Expert


The journey of a thousand miles begins with one step.

  • June 2003 — October 2009

    Graphic & Web Designer

    Royalton Music Center

    Designed new marketing strategies and created advertisements for yearly functions. Created monthly e-newsletters. Maintained company website and created new subsites using Joomla with customized templates and plugins for a better backend user experience for content editors.

  • December 2008 — April 2010

    Assistant Director of Web Communication

    The College of Wooster

    Designed, tested, implemented and maintained new websites and new software solutions across campus. Managed 65+ site editors and maintained workflow for projects. Trained and supported users in SiteCore, iModules enCompass, Confluence, Drupal, JIRA, and WordPress. Created policies and training documentation for web editors. Hired and managed student editors.

  • June 2012 — August 2012

    Systems Specialist

    The Ohio State University/OARDC Wooster

    User experience, user interface design, and Drupal web development for LocalFoodSystems.org, a website created by the OSU/OARDC to provide the tools to help grow local economies through agriculture. Daily duties included new development, design of UI/UX for new entrepreneur tools, bugfixes, and help tools.

  • September 2012 — August 2013

    Web Developer

    Fathom Digital Marketing

    Web developer primarily developing landing pages and microsites used in email and PPC marketing, including responsive and mobile development. Involved in new development of lead generation systems, and sites within WordPress, Drupal and SiteCore. Responsible for data design and themeing in various systems

  • March 2014 — May 2015

    Software Engineer


    Developed new features using test-driven development with Ruby on Rails in the SaaS application, triaged bugs and implemented fixes, rewrote critical pieces of the application, built up the test suite, worked with the team using scrum, and helped solidify and document development processes. Projects have included building reporting functionality for users, critical business logic rewrites, internal tools, implementing a new payment method provider, and implementing our first performance review system.

  • June 2015 — present

    Software Engineer

    Adobe Typekit

    Supporting engineer on the Typekit web app.

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