Thomas Britton

Artist/Coder, Austin, TX

About Thomas Britton

  • 5+ years of web development/design experience for a Fortune 500 company
  • 7+ years freelance web design/development

Programming Skills

Front End

  • XHTML, HTML5
  • CSS, CSS3, SASS/Compass, LESS
  • Javscript, jQuery, jQuery UI

Back End

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Bash Scripting

CMS

  • Drupal: site building, module development, custom theming
  • Wordpress: custom theming, plugin development

Workflow

  • Version control: GIT, SVN
  • Tracking: JIRA, Confluence, Basecamp
  • Programming Environments: Sublime Text 2, VIM, Native OSX AMP stack
  • Operating Systems: OSX, Linux

Experience

Front End Web Developer 2008 - Current

Whole Foods Market, Austin TX

During employment at Whole Foods Market I've completed and supported two complete redesigns of wholefoodsmarket.com.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Custom Drupal module development
  • jQuery plugin development
  • UI/UX development
  • Responsive layout development
  • Front-end performance optimization
  • Cross-browser compliance
  • Wrote bash scripts to sync database between environments and issue Varnish purge requests
  • Engaged APIs to create a dynamic experience on the front and back end
  • Performed enterprise level Drupal PHP development
  • Developed on a LAMP stack, Acquia Cloud
  • Developed and maintained Whole Foods Market related properties such as wholeplanetfoundation.org and wholekidsfoundation.org

Freelance Web Development/Design 2006 - Current

My freelance work has consisted primarily of building custom Wordpress sites for small businesses.

Selected Projects

Tech Trainings Attended

  • Geek Austin Classes
    • Introduction to UNIX/LINUX Command Line (4 week course)
    • Introduction to Bash Shell Scripting (4 week course)
    • Introduction to SQL using MySQL (8 week course)
  • Four Kitchens trainings
    • Advanced Responsive Design Training with Sass and Compass
    • Integrating node.js and Drupal
  • SXSWi 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013
  • Drupalcon Denver 2012
  • Drupalcamp Austin 2011, 2013
  • Meetups regularly attended
    • Austin PHP Meetup
    • Austin Drupal Users Group

Education

BA Studio Art & Art History

Indiana University
Bloomington, Indiana