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Michael Weiner

michael.weiner@hey.com

github.com/mike-weiner


EDUCATION

University of Minnesota Twin Cities

BS in Computer Science (Expected Spring 2023)

GPA: 3.858 | Dean's List

Coursework:
- Discrete Structures of Computer Science
- Machine Architecture and Organization
- Advanced Programming Principles*
- Algorithms and Data Structures*
* = In Progress

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Independent Website Contractor

Channel One Regional Food Bank - Remote

July 2020 - Present

  • - Design and update website content in coordination with the Director of Communications
  • - Increase new, monthly visitors to the website by 10% through SEO optimization
  • - Achieve a 5-10% donation increase by simplifying the donation pathway for donors
  • - Eliminate 2-3 monthly hours of data entry through the use of a donor database API
  • - Create the online functionality and presence for a fundraiser during the COVID-19 pandemic raising in excess of $65,000

Site Builder & Web-Developer Intern

Gyura Communications LLC (Worship Times) - Remote

June 2017 - January 2020

  • - Built 120+ secure, modular websites using WordPress for ministries and local businesses
  • - Revised 5-10 reusable, automated workflows for sermon, newsletter, and staff publication
  • - Composed 30+ free resources for managing a digital presence through company articles
  • - Lead the overhaul and reorganization of the client training center with 5+ hours of new video content doubling the available training content for clients
  • - Examined integrations and APIs to enhance client productivity while reducing costs
  • - Reduced U.S. Defense Contractor’s environmental footprint by assisting in creating 3 custom digital forms, notification system, and a PDF generation tool
VOLUNTEER WORK

Website Developer & Coordinator

Strong Schools for Rochester Committee - Rochester, MN

June 2019 - December 2019

  • - Created and managed a secure, modern website in coordination with the committee
  • - Curated and updated 10 pages of data driven information to inform visitors of the site
  • - Aided in the creation of ads driving ~4,000 new visitors to the site 48 hours before the vote
PROJECTS

Display Event Locations for The Events Calendar

wordpress.org/plugins/display-event-locations-tec/

April 2020 - Present

  • - Assist 60+ clients in making event information more readily available
  • - Resolve all client support tickets ensuring 100% compatibility among all install bases
  • - Manage an open-source PHP and CSS WordPress plugin codebase downloaded by 1,000+ clients using continuous integration with Travis CI

A custom WordPress plugin that uses a shortcode to display a neat, tidy HTML table with all of the public repositories of a specific Github user.

SKILLS
  • Python
  • Java
  • C
  • PHP (familiar)
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Git
  • Microsoft’s Office Suite
  • TravisCI (familiar)
  • WordPress CMS
  • Continuous Integration (Basics)
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)