Arthur Head

Front End Web Developer


I'm a web developer with startup experience currently working at LA's coolest ad-tech company - SteelHouse. I'm consistently improving my knowledge of JavaScript and am I'm really enjoying working in the big world of Advertising.


Codecademy Labs: Back End Web Development - Dec 2014 - Mar 2015

General Assembly: Front End Web Development - Apr 2014 - Jun 2014

Dillard University: Psychology, B.S. - June 2004

Work Experience

Junior Web Developer SteelHouse - Aug 2015 - Present

Junior Front End Engineer - Jun 2015 - Aug 2015

Worked on a collaborative, fast paced, iterating dev team -- tasked with creating innovative new products to create new revenue streams across all Match brands (Match, SpeedDate, OurTime, OkCupid, Tinder, etc.). Worked on adding new features and fixes to the various marketing flows on uDate. uDate is a Match marketing and business initiative to activate dormant users and direct them to the best suited dating site in the Match group. The site registers users using a JavaScript form based front end that updates a Rails backend API using AJAX. Required working closely with the product team to build impactful improvements using an Agile software development cycle.

Web Design Intern Nativo - Jan 2015 - Apr 2015

Created responsive native ads using HTML/CSS on some of the biggest media sites in the world. Used Chrome developer tools extensively for ad mockups, HTML/CSS/DOM manipulation, and the Network / JavaScript console for ad debugging. Worked on a fast startup paced cross-functional publisher operations team and managed daily tasks and team communications using Asana.

Web Developer Beta Group: Codecademy Labs / - Dec 2014 - Mar 2015

A 12 week in person web development program held in conjunction with Codecademy Labs and The majority of the program will be spent diving deep into the Ruby on Rails and Angular.js frameworks. Over the course of 12 weeks, we will work one on one with experienced coder mentors, with peers, and independently to complete over 90 functional websites. I'll document our weekly progression here...

Web Project Manager: Internet Brands- August 2014 - January 2015

Learned the efficient and rapid Agile approach to project management and web development. Projects completed involved upgrading the desktop and mobile user experiences for - a site with over 7 million monthly unique visitors. The role required constant interaction with both onsite and remote developers, QA, Design, Product Managers, and site moderators, and the ability to communicate, track, and assign issues as they arise. Utilized JIRA project management software to coordinate workflows.

Mobile Web Team Volunteer: Forge 54 - September 2014

An amazing 54 hour event, held annually that brings creatives together to focus on rebranding the web presence of a non profit business. My role consisted of working alongside Sr. Mobile Developers and creating the games to be inserted into the Playworks game database. I also tested the game entries to ensure the proper filters and categories were applied. Also assisted with some minor Bootstrap code review utilizing Bitbucket repos.

Front End Web Development: General Assembly - April 2014 - June 2014

Learned how to design and code beautiful, responsive client-facing websites using HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. Introduced to a wide variety of front end design techniques and frameworks: 960 / 1160 grid layouts | Pure CSS dropdown navigation | JQuery event handlers | CSS Box Model | Bootstrap | Webkits / Cross-browser quirks / media queries | Github

Program Coordinator: United States Air Force Germany - August 2010 - July 2012

Juggled a wide range of administrative duties for the Air Force Weather Squadron overseas in Ramstein Germany. Oversaw activities of a diverse 200+ member squadron, consisting of both German and American civilians and Navy and Air Force members. Utilized Microsoft's SharePoint Task Management Tracking tool to track the progress of daily issues, recurring tasks, and mini and major squadron projects. Assisted with the ongoing planning and communication concerning the intricate details of relocating the squadrons IT infrastructure to a new physical location within Germany.