Alex Chalupka

Web Developer

Tetris grandmaster. Ska aficionado. I make web things at Stone Ward and sports things The Sports Geeks.

Projects

NBA Bracketology

nbabracketology.com

NCAA tournament-style bracket challenge for the NBA playoffs.

Launched in 2012

Interactive sports data visualizations and infographics.

Launched in 2016

Board game score tracking web app.

Launched in 2015

The Sports Geeks

thesportsgeeks.com

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

Launched in 2009

Resume

Skills

PHP, MySQL | Laravel, WordPress, Drupal
JavaScript | jQuery, Angular, D3.js, Gulp
HTML, CSS | Sass, Bootstrap, Responsive Design
Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office
Strong writing and communication skills

Education

University of Central Arkansas, Conway, AR
Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, GPA: 3.6

Experience

April 2014
to Present
Stone Ward Senior Web Developer
  • Work 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.
January 2012
to Present
Self-Employed Freelance Developer
  • Develop web sites and applications 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.
May 2009
to Present
The Sports Geeks Founder/Developer
  • Built several sports-related websites that generate 85,000+ monthly pageviews.
  • Utilize PHP, MySQL, and other web technologies to take ideas from concept to completion.
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.