PHP/Javascript/HTML/CSS

Web developer

  • Passionate about

    Creating an Awesome

    User experience.
    From the speed that the page loads, to the graceful handling of errors.
    It is important to me that users have a consistent high quality experience.
  • Learn quickly

    Release Early

    and iterate.
    User feedback is an important part of building websites. I listen to to their feedback and imagine ways to make their experience better.
  • Technology moves fast

    Always learning

    And experimenting.
    The only thing that is constant is change. As a developer, I understand that in order to stay relevant I need to constantly be learning and improving my craft.
     
  • Complex problems need

    Collaboration

    To find a solution.
    Effective teams can create and innovate faster by communicating and learning from each other. I understand the need to contribute meaningfully to my team.

Clutter is a failure of design, not an attribute of information.
-Edward Tufte

About

 

About Kevin Simpson

Few words about me
I'm a web developer with strong attention to detail, creative problem solving skills, and a passion for building insanely useful web applications. I enjoy solving pain points of website users and leveraging internet technologies to provide a seamless customer experience. I am inquisitive and stay informed of emerging technologies and trends, and I am constantly improving my skills and techniques.

Experience

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Resume

 

Web Developer

Mindgruve

I am currently employed by Mindgruve, a leading digital agency headquartered in San Diego. At Mindgruve, I work on projects for clients in the healthcare and startup space. As a bonus, I work with some of the smartest people in the industry.

Web Developer

CSG Actuarial, LLC

At CSG, I was responsible for engineering our web application stack as we launched a complete redesign of our online quoting service. We built a restful API data service and utilized javascript MVC frameworks including Backbone.js

Business Owner

Midtown Tutoring, LLC

Bootstrapped a tutoring business and leveraged content marketing to find clients. Also managed the business included leasing an office space, paying taxes, keeping accounting records, marketing, and providing tutoring services.

Actuarial Assistant

Mutual of Omaha

Utilized mathematics, business knowledge, and actuarial principles to price products for Medicare Supplement division that accounted for one-third of company revenue.

B.A. in Applied Mathematics

University of California, San Diego

Studied Linear Algebra, Calculus, Differential Equations, Numerical Analysis, Physics, Quantum Mechanics, and completed a minor in Physics. Participated in the emerging leaders program and served as a resident advisor.