Brett Kishkis

I am an application developer. My experience includes developing for a variety of platforms.


ScaleFunder: March 2016 - Present

Full-stack web development for a non-profit crowdfunding platform. Platform consists of crowdfunding projects and giving days. Large universities are the largest source of customers. Technologies include Python using the Pyramid Framework, AngularJS, and MySQL.

Walla Media | September 2014 – March 2016

Built and maintained web application framework. Managed data for tracking leads for the marketing of various products. Includes managing data sent to and retrieved from various affiliate marketers. Technologies include Symfony Compo- nents, AngularJS, and MySQL.

Also gained experience administering Linux servers and Amazon Web Services. Technologies in the AWS stack include EC2, Route 53, S3, SQS and more. This includes using automation to setup local environments for development and QA. Technologies include Bash scripting, Vagrant, VirtualBox, and Chef.

Accedo Broadband | June 2013 – August 2014

Developed applications for the web and smart TV’s. Web projects include building the responsive website for Bellator MMA which utilized Zend Framework 2. The scope of this project includes building a new CMS and database to maintain site data including fighter records. Technologies include ZF2, jQuery, AngularJS, LESS, MySQL, Bootstrap 3, and video JSON API integration.

Smart TV projects include building single-page JavaScript applications installed natively on Samsung Smart TV’s. This includes front-end development and utilizes JSON API’s. Technologies include BackboneJS, jQuery, SASS, and custom MVC frameworks.

Taxes PhD | October 2012 – June 2013

Developed Taxes PhD Tax Estimator. This application allows tax professionals and individuals to quickly gauge their income tax situation with minimal input. This application runs both on the web and as a cross-platform desktop app. Technologies include Flash using the Flex Framework, SQLite3 databases, and Actionscript.

Freelance Web Development | January 2010 – June 2013

Built various applications as a consultant. Experience and technologies include WordPress, php, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, HTML5, Search Engine Optimization, and Linux server administration.