I am the lead developer of Velocitize, an online publication focusing on emerging digital marketing trends and sponsored by WP Engine. I led the launch of the site in Fall 2016 and have worked to maintain and improve it since that time.
I am the principal developer for the Torque Magazine website. Torque is a WordPress-focused online magazine sponsored by WP Engine, but which maintains editorial independence. I have overseen one major site redesign of Torque and continuous visual and structural improvements.
I am the primary developer for WP Engine’s public websites, especially wpengine.com. During that time I led two major redesigns of the site’s appearance, a cleanup of the legacy codebase that resulted in over 2 million fewer lines of code, and a move from SFTP-based deployments to continuous integration. The site loads over 300% faster […]
As part of my career with Marketing Clique, I was the lead developer on several web design projects for Thomas Consultation. We developed six different websites for Thomas Consultation to serve a variety of business needs. The sites included significant SEO work, member recruitment and outreach, directory services, and more. We designed a custom theme […]
As part of my career with Marketing Clique, I was a team developer on an eCommerce switch for barre3. We changed the eCommerce platform from Braintree to WooCommerce, including a migration of hundreds of thousands of active subscriptions. Our work included the launch of new promotional systems and subscriber engagement designs. [sitelink title=’barre3′ link=’http://barre3.com’]
As part of my career with Marketing Clique, I was a major developer on a security overhall of Inside Texas. Inside Texas was moved from an out-of-date forum software to Xenforo, with additional security features. We integrated Xenforo’s user management features with a PayPal payment system and WordPress user management. A custom database system was designed […]
As part of my career with Marketing Clique, I was the lead developer on a rebuild of the Smartling website. We migrated the site from static HTML to WordPress, with a pixel to pixel match of the design. Hundreds of posts in a half dozen different post types were migrated into WordPress. The site includes a […]
I am the lead developer for SEUFolios, a WordPress-based ePortfolio platform for students. For students, the platform provides flexibility, course integration, and document embedding. For faculty, the platform provides an online assessment tool. SEUFolios is a single system that shares data across multiple CMS systems. English Writing, Religious and Theological Studies, Visual Studies, Modern Languages, and […]
I got married to the most talented, sweetest, and most beautiful tech guru I’ve ever met in May 2014. We put together a website for our wedding that was sent to everyone who was invited. The site is built in WordPress and included an online RSVP form for invitees. [sitelink title=’Our Wedding Site’ link=’http://ryan.cousett.us’]