Alex Chalupka

Experienced Software Developer

Tetris grandmaster. Ska aficionado. Amateur woodworker. Documentary junkie. Always planning my next trip.

I make web things at Few and sports things The Sports Geeks.

Need a custom web or mobile app? Let's talk.



Full-featured poker timer. Handles blind level timing, breaks, prize pools and more.

Launched in 2023

NBA Bracketology

NCAA tournament-style bracket challenge for the NBA playoffs. Over 150,000 registered users.

Launched in 2012


Board game score tracking web app.

Launched in 2015 / Retired in 2018

The Sports Geeks

Sports blog, weekly email newsletter, and network of related sites.

Launched in 2009 / Retired in 2022

Interactive sports data visualizations and infographics.

Launched in 2016 / Retired in 2020



PHP, MySQL | Laravel, PHPUnit, WordPress, Drupal
JavaScript | React Native, Vue.js, jQuery, Angular, D3.js, Gulp
HTML, CSS | Sass, Bootstrap, Tailwind CSS, Responsive Design
Git, Linux Server Administration, Test-Driven Development
Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Microsoft Office
Strong writing and communication skills


University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science


September 2018
to Present
Development Director (2022 - )
  • Oversee all technical aspects of projects, including tech stack selection, estimation, code reviews, and quality assurance.
  • Lead developer interviews and provide input throughout hiring process.
Senior Developer (2018 - 2021)
  • Primary developer on a wide array of projects, from simple WordPress and static sites to complex custom web and mobile apps.
  • Led standardization of company development processes.
January 2012
to Present
Self-Employed Freelance Developer
  • Develop websites, applications and mobile apps for a variety of small- and medium-sized businesses.
  • Handle various aspects of projects, including front-end and back-end development as well as client management.
February 2017
to September 2018
NIC Inc. / Information Network of Arkansas Software Developer
  • Worked on a wide variety of projects, from new application development to troubleshooting/maintenance of legacy sites.
  • Participated in AI/machine learning research team that won company-wide hackathon.
April 2014
to October 2016
Stone Ward Senior Web Developer
  • Worked on a variety of web projects, doing both front-end and back-end work on WordPress and Drupal sites as well as custom systems.
  • Created platform for storing development-related information (sites, accounts, servers, CMS versions). More on that here.
May 2012
to June 2013
Refurrl Co-Founder/CTO
  • Technical co-founder and lead developer for social commerce startup.
  • Participated in inaugural class of the ARK Challenge startup accelerator.
May 2011
to February 2013
FLEX360 Web Developer
  • Developed and maintained a variety of websites utilizing PHP, MySQL and other technologies.
  • Worked on a new content management system that increased company-wide development efficiency.
August 2010
to May 2011
The Echo Student Newspaper Web Editor
  • Installed and maintained new content management system.
  • Developed custom theme and plugins to increase website functionality.