Joseph Adam Velez

Front End Developer

San Francisco


I am an advanced Front End, ColdFusion, and PHP developer with over 10 years experience creating interactive web sites and web applications. Capable of efficiently completing projects, and meet the goals of customers and team members.

Born Anaheim Hills, CA

Current Location Pleasant Hill, CA

Employment Status US Citizen


  • HTML
  • CSS
  • JavaScript
  • jQuery
  • AJAX
  • JSON
  • AngularJS
  • Bootstrap
  • REST
  • API Integration
  • Google Maps API
  • Leaflet API
  • HighCharts API
  • AuthorizeNet API
  • PHP
  • ColdFusion
  • JSP
  • MySQL
  • SVN
  • Git
  • Photoshop
  • SublimeText, Eclipse
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Varnish
  • Basecamp, Jira
  • Linux/Mac Commands

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Front End Developer

Surfline/Wavetrack Inc., Huntington Beach, CA Aug 2012-Current

Surfline provides the world with surf reports & forecasts including swell, wind, tide, buoy and other related weather data. Surfline's other properties, FishTrack and Buoyweather, also provide similar data, as well as fishing charts and fishing reports.


Environment: MS SQL 2005, ColdFusion 8 & 9, Linux, Apache, Macbook Pro, SVN, Git

Front End Developer

SmallBizPro, Los Angeles, CA Nov 2014-Oct 2015

SmallBizPro enables business owners to upload, store, and access their important organizational documents, files, financials, policies & procedures, and reports. SmallBizPro also allows vendors, such as banks, to search their client directory for the purpose of pre-approving business loans.


  • Create the site from the ground up using Bootstrap for a mobile friendly experience
  • Media Queries for specific styles on Desktop, Tablet or Phone devices
  • MySQL database and relational tables setup
  • Prepared statements (queries) to prevent SQL injection
  • Object oriented code
  • Uploadifive integration
  • Built-in JSON on Request for a custom API environment during Ajax requests
  • Custom CMS to maintain products, events, workshops, industries, users, documents and more
  • Various forms with JavaScript validation and calculations
  • Custom e-commerce UI/UX
  • AuthorizeNet payment gateway integration including subscriptions
  • SSL installation, CloudFlare implementation, and Apache mod_rewrite rules

Environment: Windows, Apache, ColdFusion, MySQL, Git

Front End Developer

Interactive Tax Group, Newport Beach, Apr 2012-Aug 2012

Interactive Tax Group provides a directory of tax professionals, and tax related blogs.


  • Create WordPress CMS plugin based on mocks
  • Create complex registration form for tax professionals
  • Create searchable directory listings
  • Payment gateway integration with recurring payments
  • Customize WordPress theme and various plugins

Environment: LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), WordPress

Front End Developer

Dermstore, El Segundo, CA 2008-2012

Dermstore provides a very large e-commerce system including subscription based products for the beauty industry, bulk targeted email campaigns, and various in-house developed beauty products.


  • Develop website and shopping cart system for the BeautyFIX brand
  • Cut up and develop pixel perfect designs from PSD files
  • Multiple redesign development
  • Request various queries to the DBA
  • Landing page development and iterations for A/B testing
  • Create HTML emails and deploy to user base

Environment: LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP), ColdFusion, MS SQL, SVN

Front End Developer

White Barn Group, Lake Forest, CA

White Barn Group was a full service Interactive Agency executing on creative brand initiatives for clients such as Del Taco, IHOP, Yoshinoya, Toyota, ABC/Disney, VitalStream and others.

Front End Developer

EwingBeland, Monrovia, CA

EwingBeland was a full service Interactive Agency executing on creative brand initiatives for local clients such as Southern California Edison, Champion Broadband, Ventura Foods, and others.

Front End Developer

Webcreators, Newport Beach, CA

Webcreators provides a proprietary web site building technology and private labels their software.