Hello, my name is Chris Diana!
I am a web developer and designer with a passion for innovative technology currently based in Pittsburgh, PA.
By day, I'm part of the software engineering team at OpenArc where we build custom web applications for organizations of all sizes. In my freetime, I enjoy experimenting with the latest web technologies. Feel free to download my resume by clicking the link below:
Some great companies I've gotten to work with:
2011-2014SMARTSolution TechnologiesWeb Developer/ DesignerDesigned and implemented internal web applications, set milestones for projects, tracked progress, scheduled meetings, and designed workflows. Maintained enterprise infrastructure for company-wide applications using several platforms: Microsoft Enterprise Infrastructure, Ubuntu, Linux, IIS 6/7, WAMP, LAMP, MAMP.
2007-2011WDUQ FMAssistant Broadcast EngineerSet up, operated, maintained, troubleshooted and repaired various critical on-air broadcasting equipment such as servers, routers, radio and satellite transmission.
2008United Steelworkers of AmericaInternship in CommunicationsImplemented various web operations using custom built CMS system.
Duquesne University2007-2011Bachelor's Degree: Music Technology
Apart from coding, here are a few things I am also skilled at:
- Infrastructure (Apache/
- UI/ Design
- Web Frameworks
- Front-end: Web Frameworks (Bootstrap, Foundation, jQuery Mobile, iWebKit, Less Framework, Pure Framework), MVC Frameworks (Angular.js, Backbone.js)
- Back-end: MVC Frameworks (Express.js, CodeIgniter), Server Stacks (Apache, Node.js, WAMP, LAMP, MAMP), Databases (MySQL, MongoDB, SQLite, IndexedDB)
- Design Software: Adobe Suite, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, InDesign, Acrobat, GIMP
- Version Control Systems: GIT, BitBucket, Github, SourceTree
- CMS/CRM: Wordpress, Joomla, ExpressionEngine, PulseCMS, MonstraCMS, AnchorCMS, Bolt, Silverstripe, Magento, SugarCRM, vTiger, WooCommerce
- General/ OS: MS Office Suite, Windows/Mac OS (all versions), Linux/Command-line, Ubuntu
- Other: XML, XHTML, Responsive Design
Awards and other Accomplishments
- Steel City Codefest 2014 Finalist - Team "Think Outside the Sandbox" Pittsburgh Cares - Mobile Web App
- Microsoft IT Camp 2013 Participant - Discussion covering Windows Azure, Hyper-V, Server 2012, System Center