Bill Lovett

I've seen some things.

Consultant, 2006 - present

  • I'm the go-to person on freelance projects that need a technical resource.
  • I write code and give advice about design, UX, branding, and process.

Senior PHP Software Engineer, IAC Applications, 2015 - 2017

  • I expanded a multi-gateway payment system to keep pace with business needs.
  • The work involved 8 Laravel sites and multiple internal API services.

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

  • I wrote a JavaScript UI using Backbone for managing legal workflows.
  • The project followed Scrum ceremonies with a team of 12 people.

Lead PHP Developer, Open Road Media, 2011 - 2014

  • I maintained a legacy CMS and API for book publishing.
  • I introduced worker queues with Beanstalkd and faceted search using Sphinx.

Agency Web Developer, 2000 - 2011

  • I've had senior developer roles at several NYC interactive agencies.
  • I worked on over 100 sites during this period, either front-end or back-end or both.


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


BA, New York University