Resume

Riley Hilliard
e: [email protected]

Qualifications Summary

Web Application Engineer

Web Application Development professional experienced in fast-paced collaborative coding environments, tight deadlines, steep learning curves, and data-visualization. Capabilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Web Applications
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Responsive Design
  • Node.js & Express.js
  • PHP
  • Yeomen/Grunt
  • Gulp/Slush
  • D3.js
  • Angular.js
  • API Design
  • Data Visualization
  • API Integrations
  • Ecommerce
  • Jira
  • GIT/GitHub
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Node.js
  • Angular.js
  • D3.js
  • PHP
  • API Design
  • Data Visualization
  • Ecommerce
  • Web Applications
  • HTML5
  • JavaScript
  • Responsive Design
  • Node.js & Express.js
  • PHP
  • Yeomen/Gulp
  • Grunt/Slush
  • D3.js
  • Angular.js
  • API Design
  • Data Visualization
  • API Integrations
  • Ecommerce
  • Jira
  • GIT/GitHub

Employment

UI Engineer | Verizon Digital Media Services
Jan 2014 – Present, Santa Monica

Current projects have included:
EdgeCast Monitoring Dashboard application conversion from PHP to Angular.js.
Created multiple API's to service front-end monitoring systems.
Topo JSON Heatmap, visualizing actionable geo-mapped network issues.
Interactive D3.js Graphing framework, able to handle hundreds of lines to visualize big-data network trends. Candidate for VZ open-sourcing.
Storage Monitoring system, built with angular.js.

UI Engineer | EdgeCast
May 2013 – Jan 2014 (aquired), Santa Monica

Architected the front-end framework of the EdgeCast Monitoring Dashboard, visualizing data from thousands of global servers in real-time. Constructed the robust and scalable framework using PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, HTML5, and API → interface integrations. Built big data visualizations displaying multi-thousand server health heatmaps and data sorting tools using Bootstrap, D3.js and jQGrid used by the Network Operations Center to detect and fix issues with the global network. Integrated Service Now API data into open ticket tracking UI, as well as new issue ticket generation. + many other sophisticated big data visualization tools and real time monitoring user interfaces. Acquired by Verizon Digital Media Services in 2014.

Freelance Web Development
September 2012 – May 2013, San Diego

Brand development, SEO, website UX, ecommerce, content generation, and web maintenance. Developed site structures, content, and digital strategies using Magento, Wordpress, Shopify, Rails, PHP, HTML5, JavaScript, and Ruby on Rails.

iClub.fm
May 2009 – August 2012 (3 years 4 months) San Diego

Founded and managed the iClub.fm music and iTunes podcast network while attending SDSU. Developed and managed the iClub.fm website, brands, SEO, iTunes production engine, and oversaw the network growth to over 6 million downloads. Sold in 2012.

Education

San Diego State University
2006-2011 - B.A. History Graduated with an emphasis in World War II History. Extracurricularly founded iClub.fm and toured the US and Europe as a Starry Eyed Music DJ.
University of California, San Diego
2012 – 2012 - University Extension: Web Publishing University Extension classes, focusing on web development including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript and jQuery.
Treehouse, Code School, Codecademy
2012 – present - Coding Online coding schools focusing on HTML5, CSS3, Ruby on Rails, jQuery, JavaScript, Angular.js, Node.js, GIT, CoffeeScript, and more.
Conferences
2014 Fluent Conference Attended Fluent Conference in San Francisco, hosted by O'Rielly.
2014 Velocity Conference Attended Velocity Conference in NYC, hosted by O'Rielly.
Startup School - Stanford University
2012 and 2014 Attended the annual Startup School lecture at Stanford University, hosted by the Y Combinator.

Awards

Startup Weekend, Santa Monica
April 2014 Awarded 3rd Place for CarBid.
Deans List
October 2013 - Treehouse Awarded the Deans List Badge from TeamTreehouse.com. One student is selected every month to receive this award for outstanding performance and community support/help. As a user of Treehouse I encouraged other students to learn how to code through sharing my own experiences, and helped create open source projects for the community to collaborate/learn.
Startup Weekend, San Diego
November 2012 Awarded "Most Creative" at Startup Weekend San Diego.