Ian Muir

89 Titus Ave
Manchester, NH 03103
(603) 264-0205 Print

Experience

Lead Solutions Architect October 2009 - Present

Piehead Productions, LLC Portsmouth, NH

www.piehead.com
  • Primary decision maker for platform, framework, and architecture choices on web applications
  • Directed and mentored junior developers
  • Oversaw quality control and ensured proper execution of development projects
  • Worked with clients to determine technology goals and requirements

Notable Projects: International Design Contest for The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey, Facebook Application for Top Gear USA, AJAX Driven Front-End for Boodle Lottery Platform

Senior Web Developer February 2008 - September 2009

Amplify Studios / Sendlabs Manchester, NH

  • Developed high quality web applications in a deadline driven environment.
  • Researched and developed web applications on Linux and Windows platforms
  • Led development projects on both CMS-Driven and bespoke development projects

Notable Projects: Sweet Baby Ray's "The Sauce is the Boss" Contest, NH Lottery properties , Javascript-Driven WYSIWYG client for SendLabs

Web Developer February 2007 - February 2008

CustomScoop Concord, NH

www.customscoop.com
  • Developed front-end interface and middle teir application logic for large-scale news clipping application
  • Performed SQL tuning both directly and via code-reviews with team
  • Maintained and improved web spidering system handling 750,000+ pages daily

Developer Evangelist June 2005 - February 2007

Ektron Nashua, NH

www.ektron.com
  • Created and taught 3-Day developer training curriculum to over 200 developers
  • Designed, developed and managed community site for partnered developers
  • Represented Ektron at tradeshows, sales demonstrations and other marketing & sales events

Recent Work

Top Gear America - Facebook App

Technology Used:HTML5, AJAX, Facebook API, PHP, MySQL

The Hobbit: Treasures of Middle Earth

Technology Used:HTML5, AJAX, CodeIgniter

10k Apart - Design Contest

Technology Used:ASP.NET MVC, HTML5, Responsive Design

Apptix - Website

Technology Used:ASP.NET, Kentico CMS, SQL Server 2008

Additional work with AJAX, CodeIgniter, Ektron CMS400, Wordpress, Kentico and Facebook available upon request.

Education

University of Maine Orono, ME

Bachelor of Arts in New Media
  • Charter member and VP of Finance for the Maine Alpha chapter of Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Recipient of the Balanced Man Scholarship from Sigma Phi Epsilon
  • Founder and President of UMaine Automotive Enthusiasts
  • President of the UMaine New Media Society
  • Mechanic/Member of the UMaine Solar Vehicle Team

Community

Awards