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Justin Hansen

I've been called a technological Swiss Army knife. While PHP, MySQL and Wordpress are what make up the bulk of my work now I also have experience working with many other technologies.

Wordpress Development

Full sites, custom themes and plugins or maintenance. If you need WordPress work I can get it done.

Custom Development

Don’t like WordPress or have an existing site that isn’t WordPress? With my experience I can work on any site even if it’s not built on WordPress.

Responsive Design

Mobile isn’t the future it’s the present. If you need your site design updated to responsive standards then I’m your guy.

 

What I’ve Been Working On

What I’ve Been Thinking

October 17 2016

I recently started a podcast with two of my friends called Beertastic Voyage. If you’re into beer check it out and let us know what you think. If you’re not then you can read on about how useless iTunes…

September 6 2016

In a previous blog post I announced that I had created a plugin to extend another plugin called Map List Pro. This was a while ago so you might be wondering why I’m now just considering myself a plugin…

November 1 2015

WordPress 4.4 is scheduled to drop on December 8th, 2015 and major updates usually give me anxiety. I’m always worried about how the client sites I maintain will react to the new version and for the most part I…

October 24 2015

My recent LetsGoSC.org project used a plugin called Map List Pro that sets up a custom admin area for map locations in addition to a short code that displays a Google map and a list of the locations along with a…

What I’ve Been Doing

Throughout my career I’ve been available for freelance work. You can view some of my work here or contact me if you you have a project in mine.

My Career
2001

Goodbye College

Oh no, what do I do now?

Out of college I attempt to join the workforce. Hell bent on staying in NYC I pound the pavement trying to find the place where I can showcase my development skills.

2002

Barcode Scanning at Scanbuy

Barcodes are the future!

Scanbuy (www.scanbuy.com) is all about barcodes. When I first arrived I was programming laser scanners to order office supplies and when I left we were scanning all manner of barcode with cameras on smart phones including being among the first to use the now ubiquitous QR Code for commercial applications.

2005

On to the Digital Intelligence Group

So this is client work

This is where I got my first taste of client work. Creating sites for Captain Morgan and other national brands was an eye opening experience. I learned a lot about how to and how not to manage these clients and projects while extending my knowledge of how technology can support large marketing efforts and reach consumers more effectively.

2006

Definitive Starting Date

My Project Managemnt Education Begins

Little did I know that in my time at www.definitivengagement.com I was about to learn how to manage many projects and clients at one time. As the only full time developer I had my hand in everything including managing freelancers. Tons of .NET and Classic ASP development in addition to managing a Windows Server housing all of the client sites.

2007

Started at St. Joseph’s College

The Higher Education Journey Begins

I hit the ground running. Within a few months we completely redesigned the website including a custom CMS created entirely by me in PHP and MySQL. I also began to learn about the unique challenges that comes with working in higher education.

2011

Leveled Up

I guess I'm doing something right

With my boss departing I was promoted to Manager of Web Technology and suddenly I was in charge of the colleges web presence. Using WordPress I began creating supporting sites for the college in addition to maintaining the custom CMS I had created earlier.

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    What My Client’s Say

    Thanks Justin for all your work! We appreciate that you updated in the application in the timeline we agreed on. It has been a pleasure.

    Renise WilliamsSenior Manager, RecruitmentBlue Engine, Inc.

    Exceptional level of communication, extremely helpful, and produced highly satisfying results. We would definitely refer Justin to anyone needing a site built!

    Jonathan PoquetteOwnerPoolseidon/Serenity Pools

    10 out of 10

    A true professional!

    Justin is a knowledgable, experienced web coder. He understands the bigger picture, and knows how to keep things moving forward with minimal guidance. I am able to send him tasks OR entire projects, and he gets them done efficiently.

    I recommend Justin for his expertise, efficiency, and good judgment. Further – I am able to rely on him as a trusted execution partner and collaborator.

    Hire Justin for a website that looks great, functions flawlessly, and guides your customer toward the goal behavior! He will make it happen for you.

    Kelly CoulterOwnerKellyCoulter.com