John Hartley

John Hartley

Front-End Web Developer, WordPress dude, sarcastic.

Columbus, OH

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Columbus-based Front-End Web Developer, code monkey, habanero pepper eater. I love code and am trying to consume as much of it as possible before I go to the great 404 page in the sky.
Work History
  • October 2011 - Present

    Front-End Web Developer

    The A Position

    - Designed and developed with WordPress
    - Wireframe, design and develop new WordPress theme for writer use on WordPress MU
    - Responsible for setting up front-end for new blogs
  • October 2011 - Present

    WordPress Theme Developer

    Max Foundry

    - Create Premium Themes for the WordPress world
    - Produce screencasts highlighting theme capabilities
    - Write "This Week in WordPress" and other blog posts about current trends or topics related to WordPress
    - Design logos and other elements
  • August 2011 - Present

    Front-End Web Developer

    Sea Green Marketing LLC

    - Custom WordPress Website Development
    - Adding WordPress blogs to current sites, while sticking to current theme and layout
    - Working on data sites such as,
    - Website management and upkeep
  • July 2011 - Present

    Front-End Web Developer


    - HTML email templates using Email Fuel (HTML/CSS)
    - Site transfer – static HTML to WordPress and PHP
    - Microsite development from PSD – (XHTML/CSS)
    - Site maintenance/updates –
    - Mobile Development (CSS3 media queries and PHP redirect)
    - Splash Site (XHTML/Javascript)
  • August 2011 - September 2011

    Production Assistant

    Travel Channel

    - Production Assistant for "Travel Testers"
    - Assisted crew members with on-site shoot
  • March 2011 - June 2011


    I wrote tech/geeky posts for It's not every day you get to write about Star Wars.
  • February 2011 - June 2011


    Pursuit of Happiness

    Opening new web portals based off of I have also assisted in testing a current project, set to be released later in the year.
  • September 2011 - December 2011

    Video Editor

    KMi Inc.

    Create Motion Graphics produced in After Effects for clients: Bloomberg, Medline, Accenture.
  • September 2007 - May 2010

    Play-By-Play and DJ

    WONB Radio 94.9FM

    - Broadcast Ohio Northern Athletics as the PBP announcer.
    - Have covered football, volleyball, baseball, softball, parades, and men's and women's basketball.
    - Help prepare pre-game information.

    DJ Morning (Oldies) and Evenings (Top 40s)
    - On-air Thursday Mornings from 6:00-9:00
    - On-air Thursday Nights from 10:00-Midnight

    Co-Host and Producer of Buzzer Beaters (sports talk show)
    - Produce all sound bites that appear throughout the show.
    - Create openers and other audio enhancements.
    - Produce material for first an
  • April 2009 - April 2010

    Production Director


    - Produce Openers for all shows
    - Dub CNN feeds for news show
  • May 2009 - September 2009

    Video Production Intern

    Akron Aeros AA Baseball

    - Video Production Intern
    - Directed in-house broadcasts
    - Cameraman for one of four broadcast cameras
    - Ran the main video board at the stadium, including walk-up music, videos, and player slides
    - Prepared player and sponsor slides for in-game use
  • 2008 - 2009


    Ohio Northern University

  • May 2008 - August 2008

    News Intern

    WAKR 1590AM - Akron, OH

    - Recorded overnight newscasts
    - On-site reporting
    - Produced live newscasts
    - Edited sound clips for on-air and longer cuts for the web
    - Produced afternoon traffic reports which went to three stations
    - Recorded Sports and Business updates
    - Published news articles for
  • Elon University

    2010 - 2011
  • Elon University

    2010 - 2011
  • Ohio Northern University

    2006 - 2010
  • Ohio Northern University

    2006 - 2010