Bill Pernell


Primary Languages

  • PHP
  • HTML5
  • jQuery

Additional Languages

  • C#
  • Python
  • Prototype/
  • Angular.js
  • Java

Web Applications

  • Magento
  • Kentico

Data Storage and Access

  • MySQL
  • SQL Server
  • Redis
  • Solr


  • LAMP
  • Amazon EC2 (Ubuntu, Red Hat)


Seminole State College of Florida, Sanford, FL


  • AS Computer Programming and Analysis, WWW Programming Specialization
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • President's List Spring 2011
  • Society for Information Management scholarship recipient for Spring 2011

Seminole State College of Florida, Sanford, FL


  • Computer Programming Specialist Certificate
  • Magna Cum Laude
  • President's List Fall 2010

New School for Social Research, New York, NY


  • Graduate work in Liberal Studies

San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco, CA


  • BFA Interdisciplinary Art
  • GPA: 3.68


Web Developer/Progammer

Think Agency, Altamonte Springs, FL 2013-present

  • 2014 Q4 Employee of the Quarter
  • Kentico 8 Certified Developer
  • Developed web applications in a fast paced marketing agency environment using a variety of tools (Object-oriented PHP, ASP.NET, MySQL database, Redis)
  • Involved in all stages of application development
  • Integrated external REST and SOAP APIs (SalesForce, EagleView, SageCRM) into in-house applications
  • Developed REST endpoints for in-house applications
  • Designed MySQL database structures for applications
  • Developed and maintained extensions to an in-house proprietary CMS product using PHP, MySQL, HTML5, jQuery and Angular.js
  • Managed Amazon EC2 Servers (Ubuntu, Red Hat), and other company Web servers using the Linux command line
  • Designed, implemented and maintained Solr instances for Web site search functionality
  • Designed and developed the business intelligence and behavior tracking elements of the current in-house CMS product using PHP, MySQL, Python and a centralized Redis instance on an Amazon EC2 server
  • Primary developer responsible for developing applications using ASP.NET (C#) and SQL Server for a client Web site on the Kentico platform
  • Used Git for application version control and deployment

Junior Developer

Paquin Healthcare, Celebration, FL 2012

  • Created and maintained e-commerce Web sites for health care organizations using the Magento platform and Zend Framework
  • Skinned web sites using PHP, HTML, CSS, and Adobe Photoshop
  • Developed Magento extensions for client Web sites using MVC design patterns and namespacing
  • Used Git for application version control and deployment

Internet Technology Specialist

Silber Records, Apopka, FL 2008-present

  • Developed Web-based forms
  • Advised on special Web-based projects

Web Specialist

Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, IL 2005-2007

  • Designed, created, and modified Web pages for electronic reserves readings using HTML and CSS
  • Scanned hard copy library materials into digital format (PDF)
  • Pushed for the observance of Web standards (W3C standards and Section 508 Web accessibility standards) for content produced by the electronic reserves department
  • Improved cross-browser compatibility testing for content produced by the electronic reserves department
  • Designed the web based intake form for Reserves Processing and Maintenance using ColdFusion
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