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Front-End Web Developer

Medford, Massachusetts, United States
January 04, 2018

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Benjamin D. Wright


Front-End Web Developer: Front-end web developer with a passion for solving problems and experience building responsive web apps with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. My recent career change into web development has proven my self-motivation and ability to learn quickly. In addition, my experience has demonstrated my ability to coordinate multiple projects with designers, project managers and other stakeholders in a fast-paced environment.


HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, ReactJS, Redux, KnockoutJS, GitHub, AJAX, Bootstrap, Gulp, Photoshop, Illustrator


MarketOne – Waltham, MA

Web Developer/Demand Generation Specialist, August 2016 – November 2017

- Evaluated technologies for testing web sites on multiple browsers/platforms and helped integrate them into the workflow

- Led a training sessions on developing responsive websites using Bootstrap and form validation using JavaScript

- Developed code to validate form fields including the ability to validate phone numbers in various international formats

- Wrote build instructions and quality assurance checklists to create consistent processes for client work

- Built responsive web pages and responsive emails from design mockups using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and jQuery

Code for Boston – Boston, MA

Developer (Volunteer), February 2016 – August 2016

- Contribute to developing web apps that help the local community and local governments

- Helped Develop the Student Insights web app, built in React, that is used by the Somerville schools to track student test scores and teacher intervention


Project Reviewer, April 2016 – August 2016

- Enabled student learning by providing project feedback regarding technical issues and coding best practices for HTML, CSS, jQuery and JavaScript

- Made recommendations for to students on ways to enhance their project and provided additional resources to learn from

Pearson/RR Donnelley – Boston, MA

(Position transitioned over from Pearson to RR Donnelley in March 2016 as they began managing the Pearson supply chain)

Manufacturing and Procurement Specialist, March 2009 – August 2016

- Served as the primary buyer for the Canadian market

- Established processes to coordinate inventory and billing records between Canadian warehouse and US systems

- Streamlined the workflow for the third-party purchases

Developed an MS Excel macro using VBA to reduce the time needed to sort through daily backorder reports

Quebecor World (Now part of Quad Graphics) – Leominster, MA

Customer Service Representative, October 2006 - October 2008

- Served as the main contact for over 5 major clients. Several of these bringing in over $1 million in revenue for the plant

- Successfully managed the account for the plant with the highest number of projects and transactions.


BrewJabber – (, October 2017

Created a content and comment web app using React and Redux. The site allows users to create posts and to comment on posts. Users can also rate each post or comment.

My Reads – (, August 2017

Built using ReactJS, this app allows you to search for books and keep track of books that you are reading. The app pulls book info from an API and then allows you to add it to one of three shelves–want to read, currently reading and shelf for books you have read.

StudentInsights – (, April 2016

Contributed to a web app built with React. The app gives educators an overview of students’ progress at their school and to record support meetings and interventions.

HubTransit – (, March 2016

Developed using HTML, CSS, JavaScript and AngularJS. This app allows you to get arrival predictions and service alerts for the Boston transit system (MBTA). The app uses the MBTA API to get information about each route and uses the Firebase API to store user data.

Neighborhood Map - (, October 2015

Created an interactive map of Boston area breweries using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, KnockoutJS and jQuery. The site interacts with three different API’s to gather and display information about each venue.


Udacity – React Nanodegree, July 2017 – November 2017

Related coursework: React Fundamentals, React & Redux, React Native

Udacity – Front-End Web Developer Nanodegree, March 2015 – November 2015

Related coursework: Responsive Web Design Fundamentals, Object-Oriented JavaScript, JavaScript Design Patterns

Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) – Bachelor of Science in New Media, September 1999 – May 2003

Related coursework: Programing for Digital Media, Website Design & Implementation, Elements of Graphic Design

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