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Web Development Consulting

Wayne Parkhurst, M.B.A.

Professional Summary

Strongly skilled and experienced web developer providing innovative solutions in fast-paced research environments with higher education institutions. Currently manage over 80 projects at Arizona State University and developed/maintain over 65 projects in my personal consulting business. As an M.B.A. and Visual Communications graduate, I incorporate important business management and graphic design experience into my application development. Adept at multitasking, working independently or as part of a team. Able to handle work in a high-pressure, fast-paced environment while completing projects on or before deadlines.

Core Qualifications

  • 15 years web application experience, 8 years WordPress development and  5 years Drupal development experience.
  • Superior proficiency in high-level web application development.
  • Sound ability to integrate various business processes across a variety of systems (Drupal, Salesforce, SharePoint, WordPress, Angular).
  • Excellent understanding of PhpStorm, Atom, and other Integrated Development Environments.
  • Incorporates M.B.A. background to articulate requirements to technical and non-technical teams; Incorporates Visual Communications experience to enhance user experience of products.
  • Familiar with agile, waterfall, and hybrid methodologies.
  • Trained with Dan Wahlin on using AngularJS and JavaScript frameworks in developing Single Page Applications (SPAs).
  • Improves routine procedures through use of innovative and technology supported solutions.
  • Prepares associated project documentation and end-user training.
  • Established ASU WordPress Users Group (ASUWUG) in 2015 which continues to meet monthly.
  • Familiar with ISO 9001 quality management standards. Developed team process documentation used in successful ISO certification for department. ASU Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development is the first academic research organization to achieve this certification.
  • Development of team training and process documentation, customer training and administration documentation, and presenting at developer conferences.
  • Technology consulting for Scottsdale based security company.
  • Experience integrating projects with online software packages: Salesforce, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, SharePoint, iSearch, Peoplesoft. Developer access to those technologies.

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Professional Accomplishments

Drupal Development
Support and management of 80 Drupal Websites for Arizona State University. Developed custom Drupal 7 distribution used by ASU OKED development team (currently migrating project to Drupal 8). Integrated Drupal with Salesforce Marketing Cloud and PeopleSoft. 
Clients: ASU Research, ASU Research Administration, ASU Biodesign Insitute, Arizona Board of Regents, ASU Research Integrity, ASU Entreprenuership, ASU Economic Development, and more… 
Technology: Drupal, Salesforce Marketing Cloud, PeopleSoft, SharePoint 

iOS and Android App
Developed Yelp-like iOS and Android app for location and product ordering currently reviewed and approved by both Apple App Store and Android Play Store. Waiting for final customer sign-off for launch. Uses Drupal as API provider for data management. iOS app developed in Xcode. Android app developed in Android Studio. Data provided through Drupal.
Client: YiLosoft, Inc., Phoenix, Arizona
Technology: Xcode, Android Studio, Drupal

iOS App
Developed iOS Kiosk App used for instore order processing and customer sign in (order queue) fully integrated with ShopController. 
Client: Alliance Computer Services, Inc., Mesa, Arizona
Technology: Xcode, Drupal, ShopController

PHP Web Application
Developed custom PHP application for processing and background check for state employees. Project features include image scanning/cropping, PDF creation, and file management. Links to existing Windows-based application processing system. System used to print official State of Nevada employee cards.
Client: Department of Health and Human Services, State of Nevada, Carson City, Nevada
Technology: Windows IIS, MSSQL, PHP

Manage and support 30+ WordPress websites. Established ASU WordPress Users Group. 
Clients: AAMCO Transmissions, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, Temple University, Society for Molecular Biology and Evolution, American Genetic Association, ASU WordPress Users Group
Technology: WordPress

Decoupled frontend site development for Microsoft SharePoint built in PHP using Twitter Bootstrap base theme. Experience using SharePoint Designer.
Client: Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development
Technology: SharePoint

Work History

Systems Analyst (Dec 2012 – Present)
Office of Knowledge Enterprise Development, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona

Research Technologist (Dec 2003 – Nov 2012)
Center for Evolutionary Medicine and Informatics, The Biodesign Insitute, Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona


M.B.A., Business Administration
University of Phoenix, Phoenix, AZ, 2005

B.A., Visual Communication
Collins College of Design and Technology, Tempe, AZ, 2001

A.A., Visual Communication
Collins College of Design and Technology, Tempe, AZ, 2000