Ian Muir

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


Lead Solutions Architect October 2009 - Present

Piehead Productions, LLC Portsmouth, NH

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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.


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