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Keith Otto

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Previous positions

  • Lead Developer at Ramble Interactive
  • Web Developer 2 at The San Diego Union-Tribune

Education

CSUF Fullerton, Pre-bachelors, Comp Sci and Fine Arts

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Background

Summary

I am a Software Developer with significant experience working on successful high volume websites and web applications. I have a well rounded background, being skilled in both front end development, server side development, and graphics production. On the server my expertise is in LAMP development where I am knowledgeable in several leading PHP Frameworks and MVC architecture as well as deploying scalable applications in AWS hosted environments, including Elastic Beanstalk. On the front end I am highly proficient in HTML5 and CSS3 authoring as well as in JavaScript development along with libraries such as jQuery and Knockout. Learn more on my personal portfolio site at: http://kaomedia.com/

Experience

  • Full Stack Developer

    JLE Industries

    October 2018 – Present(1 year)Dunbar, PA

    LAMP and front end development for JLE Industries transportation logistics software. I create mapping with Mapbox and highly interactive charts in D3.js.

  • Software Developer

    Myers Media Group, LLC

    May 2015 – Present(4 years 5 months)Greater San Diego Area

    PHP and front end development for MMG enterprise SEO products and services helping develop the core components of the MMG organic search marketing infrastructure.

  • Lead Developer

    Ramble Interactive

    January 2014 – 2015(1 year 9 months)Escondido, CA

    Web design and development specializing in PHP and Linux environments. Front end and server side development. AWS and Elastic Beanstalk development. Native IOS and Android App development with Lua.

  • Web Developer 2

    The San Diego Union-Tribune

    October 2012 – January 2014(1 year 3 months)San Diego

    Developed frameworks for high impact advertising units in Google DFP using Javascript + jQuery with a focus on responsive design and current technologies including HTML5 for mobile platforms. Extensive development of HTML5 video advertising units with Flash fallback for video interstitials, video pushdowns, expanding videos, and video banner ads. Work with Twitter API for Twitter feed ad unit. Work on utsandiego.com web templates in Ellington CMS.

  • Web development for NCT concentrating on all multimedia based initiatives for for in-house and client needs. Responsible for concepts, design and production. Created high revenue interactive ad campaigns, multimedia online special sections, photo galleries and streaming audio/video features.

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  • Support Specialist

    Adobe

    2003 – 2004Sorrento Valley, CA

    Created knowledge base articles and provided Tier 3 user support for Adobe Captivate and RoboDemo.

  • Provided all levels of technical support by phone and by e-mail for all of the ScreenTime Media multimedia software products. Tested all new software releases for validity on both Windows and Macintosh platforms. Created installer packages and built CDs for new releases. Designed and built multimedia content in Director and Flash for sample content, software testing, and advertising purposes.

Education

  • CSUF Fullerton

    Pre-bachelors, Comp Sci and Fine Arts

    1988 – 1993

    I have completed 134 units in the studies of a Fine Arts, Computer Science and Graphic Arts.

Projects

  • Teknid.com

    March 2018

    A tech blog tied it in with Amazon using their Product Advertising API to grab the best selling products based off of keywords in my blog posts. Techonolgies: PHP, MySql, AWS SDK, SilverStripe, Symfony, OOCSS Grid, LAMP, Centos

    Team Members (1):
    • Keith Otto
  • Kaomedia.com

    January 2018

    Personal portfolio site showcasing many of my projects. Technologies: PHP, MySql, Javascript, jQuery, Bootstrap, Font Awesome, Centos

    Team Members (1):
    • Keith Otto

Skills & Expertise

  • Advertising
  • CSS3
  • ActionScript
  • Branding Experience
  • Animation
  • Graphic Design
  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • HTML 5
  • XML
  • Video Editing
  • JSON
  • Flash
  • Illustration
  • Mobile Applications
  • Project Management
  • Art Direction
  • Storyboarding
  • Web Development
  • jQuery
  • Linux
  • Javascript
  • Music
  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • Html
  • App Development
  • Responsive Design
  • Xml
  • HTML
  • Mac OSX
  • Jquery
  • Web Design
  • Windows

Honors & Awards

  • Best Flash Advertisements

    Lee Enterprises

    September 2007

    Nationwide contest judging best Flash Advertisements. Awarded First Place for Furnishings4Less Ad Campaign. Role: Concept, Design, Art and Coding.

  • Honorable Mention: 2008 SNA Awards, Multimedia Initiative

    Suburban Newspapers of America

    2008

    Honorable Mention for 2007 San Diego Wildfire Coverage Special Section. Role: Concept, Design, Art and Coding.

  • First Place: 2009 SNA Awards, Best Use of Multimedia

    Suburban Newspapers of America

    2009

    First Place: 2009 SNA Awards, Best Use of Multimedia for U.S Open Interactive Special Section. Role: Concept, Design, Art and Coding.