Brian Haslanger
brian@doubleforte.net   •   408-497-9252
WEB DEVELOPER / GRAPHIC DESIGNER
WEB DEV / GRAPHIC DESIGNER

Music-teacher-turned-tech-guy with 18+ years of experience as a detail-oriented, full stack web developer and graphic designer specializing in delivering elegant user-facing experiences. Highlights include ground-up development of public websites, mobile applications, and secure internal administration tools for a non-profit performing arts organization. Led marketing and digital teams to launch a variety of high-profile initiatives.

My ideal position is on a team, where I believe in the product and mission of the company.

QUALIFICATIONS
QUALIFICATIONS
Web Technologies PHP, MySQL, Apache, HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JSON, REST, Browser Compatibility
Frameworks Bootstrap, jQuery
App Languages Swift, Objective-C, UIKit
Design / Dev Tools Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator/InDesign, Xcode, Git, Photoshop to HTML conversion
Managerial Team Leader, Project Management, Code Review
Miscellaneous Frequent Beta Tester/Bug Filer, Quick to Learn New Technology, Notary Public (Oregon)
EXPERIENCE
EXPERIENCE
Blue Devils (BD Performing Arts)
Art & Web Director, October 2009–present
Webmaster, February 2003–October 2009
  • Led design and development of public and internal websites to maintain modern technologies and user experience for 35k+ monthly visitors
  • Authored APIs and database schemas to increase efficiency within the toolchain
  • Integrated third-party REST services and SDKs to expand tool abilities
  • Collaborated on merchandise development and product design to increase merchandise revenue
  • Designed promotional materials to drive interest in membership and event attendance
Baynote, Inc.
Web Developer / Graphic Designer, June 2006–October 2009
  • Collaborated with marketing team to develop branding materials such as trade show booths, product flyers, and datasheets
  • Consulted with engineering team to optimize product features and analytics tools
  • Designed promotional items for conference giveaways
Independent Contractor
Web Developer / Graphic Designer, January 2003-March 2010
  • Created various websites and print pieces for a variety of people and organizations
San Francisco Renegades
Webmaster, February 2002–September 2004
  • Cooperated with other members of the web team to maintain public facing website
  • Designed and developed members-only portal to disseminate internal information, event management, forums, and membership history
OTHER EMPLOYMENT
OTHER EMPLOYMENT
Santa Teresa High School, San José, CA
Music Teacher, August 2000-June 2003
  • Taught concert bands, jazz, marching, choir: grades 9-12
  • Increased band membership over 100%
Brown County Schools, Mt. Sterling, IL
Music Teacher, August 1998-June 2000
  • Concert bands, jazz, marching: grades 5-12
  • Created marching band program and composed music for field shows and pep band to increase fan and member excitement
EDUCATION
EDUCATION
San José State University
Bachelor of Fine Arts: Graphic Design, June 2007
  • Created websites for Neo (the design department student government) and the graphic design department's senior art show
  • Participated on the Neo Board of Directors
University of Wisconsin–Madison
Bachelor of Music Education, December 1997
  • Developed the first website for the Madison chapter of CMEA (College Music Educators Association)
  • Participated on the CMEA Board of Student Directors