"Curious that we spend more time congratulating people who have succeeded than encouraging people who have not." — Neil deGrasse Tyson

Skills & Experience



  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Javascript / JQuery
  • XML / AJAX



  • PHP
  • C#
  • ASP (Classic)
  • MySQL


  • Python
  • XCode
  • Apex (Salesforce)



  • CodeIgniter
  • Wordpress
  • Drupal
  • ASP.Net


  • ExpressionEngine
  • ModX
  • Magento
  • PrestaShop



  • Photoshop
  • Dreamweaver
  • InDesign


  • Avid
  • Final Cut Pro
  • SoundForge
  • Audacity


University of Miami Communications — Miami, Florida

April 2016-November 2017

Web Developer. Developing and maintaining UM's Cascade Server enterprise system serving over 150 websites. Building web-based apps for rapid deployment and enterprise-wide maintenance using Cascade Web Services (php). Developing object-oriented Javascript to power enterprise-wide user interfaces.

University of Miami Division of Continuing & International Education — Miami, Florida

June 2012-April 2015

Web Developer & Online Communications Specialist. Update and maintain of both the front end and back end of DCIE's websites and online registration systems. Design and track marketing emails and administer DCIE's Salesforce instance. Consult on ERP projects as they relate to DCIE.

Univerity of Miami Alumni Association — Miami, Florida

April 2011-June 2012

Web Developer. Building scalable, open source web applications for data management, maintaining the Alumni Association website, and developing Find-a-Doc app for the University of Miami Mobile Application.

The Launch Pad at Toppel, Univerity of Miami — Miami, Florida

September 2009-September 2010

Web Developer. Building scalable, open source web applications for Launch Pad projects, maintaining the Launch Pad website, and advising web-based student ventures. Developed Drupal-based web application for managing student ventures and scheduling venture consulting to be distributed to other Launch Pad franchises.

TopSpot Internet Marketing Services — Houston, Texas

December 2008-July 2009

Tracking Developer. Set up tracking accounts using Omniture SiteCatalyst and Google Analytics for client websites. Wrote and installed Javascript code related to tracking functionality. Researched and corrected data discrepancies.

Conversion Improvement. Created graphic elements and new layouts and tested against existing sites using Google Website Optimizer. Designed and implemented HTML-based marketing emails. Created and optimized forms to improve conversion rates.

Tendenci — Houston, Texas

May 2007-August 2008

Web Developer. Developed new functionality and updated core code for the Tendenci software product. Managed all aspects of new modifications including security, functionality, user interface design, database management, and analytics.

Production Teame. Managed website projects for individual clients from the post-sale kick-off meeting until go-live. Provided technical support for existing clients with live websites, taught Tendenci software training classes, and made edits to clients' site graphics, CSS, and Javascript.

College of Engineering, University of Miami — Miami, Florida

(2006- April 2007)

Webmaster. Designed and implemented all aspects of the Engineering for the Americas program website including coding, layout, graphics, and media content. Maintained and updated the site content for multiple sessions of the program.

The Graduate School, University of Miami — Miami, Florida

(Summer 2006)

Webmaster. Maintained the School's existing website, designed new pages for events and programs, and designed promotional print materials including inquiry cards, brochures, flyers, and newsletters.

Digital Media Center, Rice University — Houston, Texas


Multimedia Specialist. Assisted patrons in the use of the Center's hardware and software, designed web pages and graphics for faculty members, updated Center's website, and wrote software guides and documentation.

Information Technology, Rice University — Houston, Texas


College Computing Associate. Assisted student residents with any computer problems, specifically targeting issues of network security and anti-virus protection.

Educational Technology Center, University of Rochester — Rochester, New York


Ed Tech Consultant. Assisted patrons in the use of the Center's hardware and software, wrote software guides and documentation, updated and designed print materials for Study Abroad office, digitized and edited video projects for faculty members.

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About Me

Hi, I'm Brian. You probably already new that from the domain, and the title...and the header. I mean, how else would you get here right?

I am from the Rochester, New York, but I live in Miami by way of Houston, Texas. I'm in my 20s (or 30s depending on how often I end up updating this) and I make websites for a living, and for fun.

Some of my interests include:

  • Playing guitar
  • Snowboarding
  • Hunting for buried treasure
  • Mixed martial arts
  • Video games
  • Running
  • Making lists that go on my website

My non-interests include:

  • Nightclubs
  • Fishing, or anything on boats
  • "Reality" TV
  • Sitting in the stands
  • Dogs that bark or jump on me
  • Fancy foods
  • People who don't like Firefly

Stuff I watch:

  • Firefly
  • Futurama
  • Breaking Bad
  • Archer
  • Modern Family
  • Anything with Nicholas Cage

Stuff I like:

  • Ninjas
  • Bacon
  • Karaoke
  • Cats, especially tigers
  • Dark comedy
  • Moshpits
Brian LeBlanc - Renaissance Man

That's me — Renaissance man.