JOHN MCCARTHY

(858) 309-2719 | john@mccarthy.net | http://johnmccarthy.ca

PHP, LAMP, Linux, HTML, JavaScript, MySQL, C++, 3D Console Video Games

A dynamic and talented full stack developer with hands-on experience and academic knowledge used to complete projects on time and in fulfillment of specified requirements.


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SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS


TECHNICAL SKILLS

PHP, PHP 7.1, Laravel, LAMP Stack Development, Amazon Web Services, JavaScript, Linux, HTML / CSS, SalesForce, MySQL, C++, Apache, MySQL, NoSQL, MongoDB, HTML 5, JQuery, JSON, MVC, Prototype, Ruby on Rails, Symfony, Scrum, Agile, Unix, Server Admin, Apache, Photoshop, CSS, Drupal, Wordpress, Ajax, XML, e-commerce, REST API.


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EMPLOYMENT

REACH LOCAL.COM – SR BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE

05/2017 - 08/2017

PHP contractor to add features to business intelligence corporate sales portal.


THALES GROUP.COM – PHP DEVELOPER

02/2016 - 04/2017

PHP programmer on in-flight applications purchasing and developer portal. Thales Group is a French multinational company that designs and builds electrical systems and provides services for the aerospace, defense, transportation and security markets. Worked on portal that allows airlines to lease and manage in-flight games from developers. Games are available to passengers via the headrest tablet during flight.



ZUPPON.COM – LEAD PHP DEVELOPER

03/2013 - 02/2016

With just under 100 customized social networks, Zuppon.com is a white label social network, that expands to networks for veterans, hobbyists, dancers, professionals, sportsmen, golfers, gamers, support groups, corporations, special interest groups, and any social demographic or group that prefers to have it's own personalized social network.


GIMMIE GIRL PRODUCTIONS.COM – DEVELOPER AND CO-OWNER

Ongoing

Collaboration with models and photographers to build revshare pay-site. Responsible for all database, PHP code, HTML, payment solution, as well as contacting and photographing models for the website.


GIRLS GONE WILD.COM – PHP DEVELOPER

09/2011 - 01/2013

Database tools, debugging, custom PHP code, OrangeCRM Integration, osCommerce customization, as well as HTML and javascript development.


TIPCITY.COM – LEAD PHP DEVELOPER

01/2010 - 08/2011

PHP, HTML, and MySQL. Was responsible for all development, database management, HTML, javascript, and php programming.


ATARI, INC – C++/LINUX DEVELOPER

04/2009 - 01/2010

Contract developer for Atari as programmer and developer for an online game server controlling product serial number registration and authentication.


RENTYOURDOT.COM – OWNER

09/2006 - 04/2009

A content creation site driven by search results and website templates provides small to medium webmasters with instant websites combined with Adsense ads.


Major accomplishments with RentYourDot include a 404 PHP driven remote webpage construction, tools for content collection and keyword content customization.


RentYourDot.com hosted more than 49,000 websites and more than 25 million unique individual webpages.


SONIC SPEEDSTERS.COM – C++ GAME DEVELOPER / PRODUCER

04/2004 to 09/2006

"Sonic Speedsters" is a C++ openGL, multiplayer peer-to-peer PC video game and sales portal. Responsible for all code, all network implementation, all tools, sound engine and sound effects, music composition, file compression and WAD system, UDP protocol network connection and internet game posting, network peer-to-peer and encryption code, all front end, game design, graphics importation and tools, animation formats and scripts, localization (game is also available in German), box art, art direction, testing, and installation. Was also responsible for hiring graphic artists for the 3d models and the front end artwork.


Project included a UNIX C++ network game posting server, chat server, with serial number validation and hack protection. The server allowed users to create games where others can join in to play.


Was also responsible for all website design, graphics, PHP scripts, obtaining traffic, payment solutions accepting credit cards and sending confirmation emails, serial number generation, members area validation, wallpapers, revshare affiliate programs, and misc advertising items.


SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT – C++ GAME DEVELOPER

10/1999 - 04/2004

Accomplishments include being lead programmer for "Bots", a 3D, 3rd person shoot-em-up for Playstation 2. Also programmed a complete sound library for PS2. Was also network programmer for "Heros", a 3rd person character-in-city style game for PS2.


STORMFRONT STUDIOS, INC – LEAD GAME DEVELOPER

04/1998 - 08/1999

Lead programmer for the Nintendo 64 "Hot Wheels Turbo Racing". Major responsibilities were programming entire the 3D engine, all 3D tools, world importation and optimization, display list encoding and compression. Also responsible for overseeing one other programmer.


INTERESTS

Professional Ballroom Dancing, Film Production, Glamor Photography, MoxieCalifornia.com


REFERENCES

Richard Excoffier
richard.excoffier@gmail.com

Bryon Monroe
bryanmonroe@yahoo.com
858-414-3347
John Hughes
gimmieguy@yahoo.com
619-887-2822