Bill Lovett

I've seen some things.

Freelance Developer, 2017 - present

  • Back-end programming in PHP.
  • Front-end programming in JavaScript and TypeScript.
  • Visual design converted to functioning UI.

Senior PHP Software Engineer, IAC Applications, 2015 - 2017

  • Expansion of a multi-gateway eCommerce backend used for one-time and subscription payments.
  • The platform involved AWS, 8 Laravel sites, internal REST APIs, and multiple MySQL databases.

Front-end Developer, Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, 2013 - 2014

  • JavaScript UI using Backbone and Node.js for managing legal workflows.
  • The project followed Agile and Scrum ceremonies in a team of 12 people.

Lead PHP Developer, Open Road Media, 2011 - 2014

  • PHP CMS and XML API for an ebook publisher.
  • I introduced worker queues with Beanstalkd and faceted search using Sphinx.

Full-stack Web Developer, 2000 - 2011

  • Front- and back-end development at several NYC interactive agencies.
  • Over 100 sites built during this period.


  • Languages and runtimes PHP, SQL, Python, JavaScript, Bash, Node.js, Sass, HTML, CSS
  • Frameworks Laravel, WordPress, Express, CherryPy, Django, Rails, Cake, CodeIgniter, Symfony
  • Front-end Vue, React, TypeScript, AngularJS, Webpack, Rollup
  • Databases MySQL, PostgreSQL, Sqlite, Redis
  • Web Servers Nginx, Apache
  • Configuration Ansible, Make
  • Version control Git, Fossil


BA, New York University