Alex Chalupka

Web Developer

Tetris grandmaster. Ska aficionado. Amateur woodworker. I make web things at Few and sports things The Sports Geeks.


NBA Bracketology

NCAA tournament-style bracket challenge for the NBA playoffs. Over 50,000 registered users.

Launched in 2012

Interactive sports data visualizations and infographics.

Launched in 2016


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



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


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


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 100,000+ monthly pageviews.
  • Utilize PHP, MySQL, and other web technologies to take ideas from concept to completion.
April 2014
to October 2016
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.
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.