Jesse Janowiak

Experienced full-stack web developer with more than 10 years of experience building and supporting websites. Adaptable to new tools, languages, and workflows. Lifelong learner.

Technical Skills

  • Advanced CSS layout and design strategies, covering the gamut from fully backwards-compatible to cutting edge
  • Modern JavaScript: vanilla ES6, JQuery, and frameworks including, React, Vue, Svelte
  • Advanced WordPress theme and plugin development using modern PHP coding and testing techniques
  • Continuous integration, testing, and deployment pipelines

Web Developer Experience

  • NewCity Media, Blacksburg, VA — Senior Web Developer
    January 2016–Present

    Lead WordPress developer at NewCity

    • Developed completely custom themes and plugins for colleges and universities
    • Built component libraries using Fractal, Pattern Lab, and Twig and prepared them for CMS integration
    • Worked directly with client teams to plan and implement site features
    • Provided client training, including in-person demos and thorough written documentation
  • Virginia-Maryland School of Veterinary Medicine — Web Developer
    July 2013–December 2015

    • Redesigned and implemented entire college website consisting of hundreds of pages
    • Maintained and updated college website on a daily basis
  • Freelance Web Developer & Designer — Self Employed
    December 2011–June 2013

    Designed and implemented websites for a variety of small businesses and organizations.
  • NewEra Advertising, Williamsport, PA — Web and Graphic Designer
    February 2011–August 2011

    • Designed and built websites for the agency’s clients
    • Built and maintained the agency’s own website


  • Animation Mentor (Online Program) — Certificate in Character Animation
    Graduated July 2009

  • Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN — B.S. Computer Graphics Technology
    Graduated May 2003

Other Experience

  • Purdue University School of Technology — Graduate Research / Teaching Assistant
    January 2007–December 2008

  • Purdue University Engineering Computer Network — Web Graphics Technician
    January 2000–August 2003