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, Im part of the software development team at The Search Monitor where we provide real-time competitive intelligence to monitor competitive advertisers. 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:
2014-PresentThe Search MonitorSoftware Developer
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