Brennan Harvey
5511 Kanel Cir.
Cypress, CA 90630


A seasoned and intelligent Web Developer with over 10 years of demonstrated leadership in server-side scripting (PHP, ASP) and client-side coding and scripting. Proven record of accomplishment using creativity to produce standards-based code to enhance web user experience. Excellent analytical, problem solving, and debugging skills. A self-leaner, constantly searching for new and innovative ways to solve problems. A self-starter with a positive attitude and an outstanding team player. Excellent written and oral communication skills.


17/2010 - Present: The Art Institute of California--Orange County, Costa Mesa, CA - Instructor

  • Instructor for Web Development and Interactive Media/Graphic & Web Design
    • Emerging Technologies
    • Applications and Industry
    • E-Commerce Site Design
    • Database Concepts
    • Introduction to Programming Logic
    • Fundamentals of Authoring
    • Intermediate Authoring
    • Web Design for non-WDIM majors
    • Intermediate Web-Based Design
    • User Experience

11/2010 - 01/2014: Simple Science, Inc., Irvine, CA - Senior Web Developer

  • Application development on dozens of web sites
  • PHP/MySQL and PHP/MS-SQL development platforms
  • ASP.NET with MS-SQL development
  • Objective-C iPhone/iPad (iOS 4, 5, and 6) development using XCODE 4
  • PhoneGap application development for Android OS (release 3 and 4)
  • XHTML / HTML4/ CSS 2.1 web development
  • HTML5 / CSS3 web development
  • Mobile website development using JQuery Mobile
  • AJAX Single Page Applications (SPAs)
  • Use of Javascript libraries/frameworks, including: JQuery, JQuery Mobile, KendoUI, and YUI
  • Website integration with APIs from, Core Logic, Google Places, JangoMail, MailChimp, and Twilio.


03/2009 - Present: Independent Contractor, Huntington Beach, CA - Web Developer

  • Web development on Verizon Wireless intranet using XHTML, PHP, Javascript, JQuery, and FLEX
    •   One-page Dashboards
    •   Database loads from CSV files
    •   Developed standardization of site design via CSS files
    •   Converted dozens of error-prone, EXCEL-based procedures to accurate, database driven procedures
    •   Enhanced security on various intranet areas, ensuring consistent access across departments
    •   Designed and coded a document archive system for upload and access to historical files
  • Created and programmed Serenity the Spa website
  • Created, maintained, and customized websites for multiple authors
    • Designed and coded template for Neil V. Young's website
    • Designed, coded, and maintained website for
    • Took over maintenance of Wordpress site for author Darlene Quinn
    • Designed, coded, and maintained website for book series Gray Guardians
  • Created PHP based e-book sales site >
  • Converted ASP programmed website to PHP for SFNovelist
  • Converted interviews on DVD to MPEG format for Darlene Quinn's website
  • Performed Search Engine Optimization for>
  • Created and coded AJAX-powered "My Personal Organizer" for CPS Insurance>
  • Created a data entry automation project in MS Access for The Word and Brown Companies, marketing department (tables, queries, forms, reports, and VBA code)

11/2008 - 03/2009: American Botanical Pharmacy, Marina Del Rey, CA - Web Developer - Contract

  • Maintained and upgraded marketing and e-cart website for
  • Created and manipulated graphic images
  • Consulted on future upgrades to WEB2.0 based table-less CSS website
  • Verified cross-browser compatability of pages against Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Safari
  • Programmed Dynamic web components using JavaScript, PHP, and MySQL
  • Created a Google Maps API interface to provide driving directions to store

11/2006 - 10/2008: DNB Consulting, Inc., Santa Ana, CA - Web Developer

  • Designed coded, and maintained websites for clients, including graphics, page links, content, server-side scripts, and client-side scripts
  • Designed and maintained backend databases for custom applications, shopping carts, and inventory/sales systems
  • Implemented and customized canned applications such as calendars, blogs, and forums
  • Created "Global Manager" application in PHP for internal tracking of client credentials
  • Created sales funnel web application in PHP with reporting for CMS tracking
  • Created warehousing website with inventory control in PHP for sales tracking
  • Designed a PHP-based website for a parking enforcement company. Application provided instant lookup of registered vehicles, allowed for ticketing procedures, and provided officers to log notes and upload photos
  • Created a "Yahoo" clone website ( in PHP that focused on the auto industry.  Features included a Google-type search, paid advertisements, and pay-per-click payment using Paypal's API
  • Setup, customized, and trained customers on e-commerce sites -- CRE Loaded, OSCommerce, and X-Cart packages
  • Installed, maintained, and upgraded LINUX systems, including SUSE and Mandriva
  • Installed and maintained Apache Web Server, versions 1.3 and 2.0 on LINUX servers
  • Troubleshooter for problems with LINUX update for ClamAV on Mandriva LINUX

11/2001 - 10/2006: IT Engineer (Self-Employed), Auburn, CA -IT Handyman/Programmer/Web Developer

  • Fifteen month (11/01 - 02/03) assignment as Program Developer of a medical device start-up company.  Created web site and programmed entire site in ASP to interface with MS SQL database.  Created Adobe Flash animations for sales team
  • Designed, coded, and maintained websites for clients including graphics, page links, content, server-side scripts, and client-side scripts
  • Programmed a Mail Merge based Visual Basic application for a Collections agency.  Application provided a high degree in automation in filling out multi-page legal forms, reducing filing errors by 80%

08/1992 - 10/2001: BSSI/PacifiQ Systems, Newport Beach, CA - Sr. Technical Consultant (last position)

  • Created and maintained web sites for parent companies
  • Maintained VPN connections between ASP clients in Santa Clara, CA and the data center in Irvine, CA
  • Part of the team that implemented Microsoft Site Server at the parent company and performed custom programming based on business needs
  • Responsible for customization, and maintenance of an ERP (MFG/PRO) program and accompanying database.  Also maintained and customized the MFG/PRO software to suit business needs using Progress 4GL language and WebSphere


  • Web Programming: Hand coding of HTML4, HTML5, XHTML, DHTML, CSS 2.1, CSS 3, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX, ASP, ASPX, VBScript, ActionScript 3 , FLEX
  • Databases: MS Access, MySQL, MS SQL Server, Progress Relational Database, Oracle, SQLite
  • Database Programming: SQL, Progress 4GL Language, PL/SQL
  • Web Applications:  Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Flash, Adobe Director Shockwave Studio, Adobe Go Live, Microsoft FrontPage, Flash Builder
  • Multimedia Applications: Nero, Pinnacle Studio, Adobe Audition
  • Business Applications: Microsoft Office suite; Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Adobe Acrobat
  • CMS Systems:  MODx, Wordpress, Joomla
  • Web Applications: OSCommerce, X-Cart, PhpBB forum software, Wordpress blogs/sites, PhoneGap
  • Web APIs:, Core Logic, Facebook, Google Places, JangoMail, MailChimp, and Twilio, Twitter


  • B.S. Computer Engineering, University of California, Santa Cruz, Honors
  • M.Ed. Education, University of Phoenix
  • Certification, Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Professional
  • Certification, Administering Microsoft Windows 2000 Server
  • Certification, SalesLogix Enterprise Certification
  • Certification, Systems Administration, QAD University
  • Certification, Various Progress Database Classes, Progress Software Corporation
  • Various Classes
  • Various Gnomon Workshop Classes



  • Available upon request.