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About me

Hello! I’m BEN RINEHART. Full Stack Developer. I am passionate about marrying well executed design with good clean code.

My love for computers began at a very young age when I got a chance to shadow my dad at his job at a local software company. In 2013 I began doing freelance front-end design of client websites using primarily WordPress. In 2017 I decided to take my skills to the next level and started at The Software Guild. in Akron, OH.

Since 2017 I have been working as a Software Developer for AVI Foodsystems in Warren, OH working on Angular, .Net Core MVC and APIs, & Windows apps.

Full Name : Ben Rinehart
Email : ben@brinehartdesign.com
Github : https://github.com/brinehart

Knowledge

Full Stack Web Development

I am trained in the .NET/C#, MySQL, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5 stack. I have also explored PHP/Wordpress development.

Front End Design

I specialize in front-end design and love fine tuning a great layout. I have worked with Bootstrap, Materialize and other front-end frameworks.

UI/UX Design

I have worked with Adobe XD and have heavily researched effective UI/UX design. I desire to continue to grow my knowledge in this area.

Agile Project Experience

I have experience working on an Agile project and have experience with SCRUM standups. I have also worked in small and large organizations.

Content Creation

Through my freelance work I have developed skills with Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro and other Creative Cloud Suite programs.

SEO & Marketing

I am regularly researching how to stay on top of fast-changing trends with search engines like Google and Bing. Bachelors Degree in Business & Communications

My skills

.Net Core

Angular

Ruby on Rails

HTML5 / CSS3

JavaScript

Version Control (Git)

Debugging Techniques

Unit Testing (XUnit, Jasmine, Mocha)

Design and UI

ASP.Net MVC

Visual Studio 2017/NUnit

ADO.Net / Entity Framework

SQL Reporting Services

Object Oriented Programming

Data / Class Modeling

PostgreSQL

REST API

SQL Server

Wordpress / PHP

Architecture Patterns

Creative Cloud Suite

Experience

2017 - PRESENT

AVI Foodsystems, Inc.

Software Developer

    1. Full time development work focuses on Angular, .Net Core and, minimally, Ruby on Rails.
    2. During my time at AVI I have been responsible for developing Web and Desktop applications from design to deployment
    3. Some technologies I have worked heavily with are: Angular, ASP.NET Core MVC, ASP.NET Core Web API, PostgreSQL, Drone (CI/CD)

MinkInk L.L.C.

Founder / Web Designer

  1. Worked with small and mid-sized companies and healthcare professionals to craft online presences.
  2. Customer Focused - I use HTML5/CSS3, Adobe Creative Cloud Suite & WordPress to fulfill clients requests
  3. Grew revenue nearly 2x every year.
  4. Worked in Agile projectized environment on several client projects.
2014 - PRESENT
MAY - JULY 2017

The Software Guild

C#.Net Apprentice

  1. Net / C# Aprenticeship Program with over 750 hours of hands on development experience.
  2. Object Oriented Programming, Debugging Techniques, Test Driven Development, Common Architecture Patterns,
  3. Data / Class Modeling, HTML / CSS / Javascript, Bootstrap Framework, Version Control (Git)
  4. Mentored and instructed by industry professionals with and average of 15 years experience.

Portfolio


Functional Sports Medicine with Dr. Ara Suppiah

PWA

Responsive Design

Ghost Blog

Customized Bootstrap 4

  • I designed this personal site for Dr. Ara Suppiah of NBC Golf Channel and PGA fame.

  • The site is lightweight and makes use of CSS3 styles and animations to render a beautiful page for Dr. Ara.

  • JAM Stack utilized. Loads blazingly fast.

See It In Action

GlobalProject.Management

Logo Design

Lesson Page

Home Page

Customized Login Screen

Advertising Template Design

  • I designed this online educational platform using WordPress and the Sensei educational plugin. The course and lessons have been custom coded to go with a Material-esque design philosophy.

  • Micro-interactions used throughout site to add depth to user experience

  • I also produced and edited all of the educational videos using the Adobe Creative Cloud Suite

  • Developed in Agile environment in conjunction with team in multiple locations in the world.

See It In Action

References

Recent Talks

UI & UX For Developers Who Don't Do Pretty

Some helpful basics, rules, and tools that backend developers can use to ensure their apps look great and are usable by wide audiences, with little knowledge needed of design theory.

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Let's Talk!

I'd love to talk with you about the opportunities that your organization may have available for consulting and contract work.

ben@brinehartdesign.com

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