AJ Jones

Partner / Lead Developer

Experience

LEAD SOFTWARE ENGINEER AT BEEFY MARKETING

2014-Present 

Web and application development in Ruby (RoR) development, jQuery, HAML, Git, Github, Heroku, REST, JSON, AJAX, CSS, UI/UX concept design, relational database architecture, Salesforce administration, brand and graphic design, OSX, consulting and partnering around digital strategy, business development and technology.

CREATIVE TECHNOLOGIST

May 2013 – April 2015
An average day can range from editing our websites, to creating a custom object or workflows within Salesforce.com, to working out the implications of integrating our new inventory system with existing technologies, to putting the finishing touches on a brochure in InDesign, to reviewing our sales processes and metrics to ensure maximum optimization on workflows… then maybe creating a ruby script to speed up a few process that were lagging after a conference call with various collaborators and business partners.

EXPERT AT APPLE RETAIL

July 2012 – 2013
Curated an experience around technology and delivered inspiration and ownership to customers where mere curiosity existed previously and created an amazing customer experience, by initiating or strengthening the bond in what is possible with an Apple device or service in regular customer engagement, workshops, and training sessions. Exceeded expectations and created innovation by thinking differently, always experimenting, collaborating and doing it all with class.

Education

FULL STACK WEB DEVELOPMENT

Tea Leaf Academy, 2005-2007

Learned modern web application development from the ground up, problem-solving and expressing solutions and ideas in code, server-side web application development and comfortability working with stateless server-side code and lastly working with protocols underlying web development, HTTP, and how to work with relational databases and SQL.

LITERATURE AND PHILOSOPHY

University of Central Oklahoma, 1996-1998

Focused studies pertaining to the study of literature with an emphasis on American literature and philosophy of the mind as a minor focus.

Emphases

WordPress

100%

REST, JSON, AJAX, CSS, HTML

90%

PHP

75%

Js

80%

Ruby (RoR) Development

85%

jQuery

98%

UI/UX Design

80%

Project and Team Management

95%