Jacob Stephens

jacob@stewardgoods.com | 484.356.7773 | Elverson, PA
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Lead Web Developer and Information Technology Director

Educational Travel Adventures | Feb 2022 - Present | Remote

  • Leading technical development and support of customer facing websites, web applications, and mobile / hybrid applications
  • Planning, designing, and implementing a variety of technical solutions across the business
  • Owning projects from inception through completion

Web Developer and Client Support Specialist

Sharp Innovations | Nov 2021 - Feb 2022 | Conestoga, PA

  • Developed a method for database migration which cut the process from hours to minutes using SQL and PHP
  • Supported web customers ranging from aesthetic site revisions to security patches to Linux command line email troubleshooting
  • Structured team work process by creating a task board to organize work more effectively than the previous email inbox task management system

Full Stack Web Developer

Steward Goods | Mar 2020 - Nov 2021 | Lancaster, PA

  • Developed progressive web app for a township supervisor campaign
  • Optimized sites, attaining perfect scores on Google's Core Web Vitals Lighthouse 11.1.0 tests, including headless WordPress sites
  • Implemented PCI compliant subscription functionality on website with Stripe
  • Engineered a content management system using PHP and MySQL
  • Created web app to match company style guide
  • Produced a website for an athletic mentoring program

Graphic Designer

Steward Goods | Sep 2019 – Nov 2021 | Lancaster, PA

  • Edited photos with Photoshop, making photos usable in new contexts
  • Planned content layouts with InDesign, capturing complex ideas in diagrams
  • Drew illustrations with Illustrator, making spaces more navigable

Ecommerce Business Owner

Steward Goods | May 2018 - Mar 2020 | Elverson, PA

  • Bought items in bulk from people liquidating their possessions
  • Sold items individually through online retail
  • Operated an online store and facilitated over $35,000 of board game sales, plus more in other categories

Computer Support Analyst

Alvernia University | May 2018 - Nov 2018 | Reading, PA

  • Fixed people's computer problems remotely and on-site
  • Maintained campus computers through re-imaging
  • Managed technology inventory

Computer Technician

Kingdom Supply | Jan 2018 - Sep 2018 | Schaefferstown, PA

  • Refurbished electronics
  • Collected and analyzed refurbishing department data using Excel
  • Created imaging process to speed up new employee computer setup


Full-Stack Developer Certificate

LinkedIn Learning | Apr 2021 - Oct 2021 | Remote

WordPress Developer Certificates

LinkedIn Learning | Apr 2020 - Apr 2021 | Remote

CompTIA A+ IT Technician Certification

Berks Technical Institute | Aug 2017 - Nov 2017 | Wyomissing, PA

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Gordon College | Aug 2012 - Aug 2017 | Wenham, MA