Personal Details

  • Name: Michael Hamson
  • Day of Birth: 11th July 1967
  • Nationality: Citizen of United States
  • Address: 9154 Ciruela Way, Atascadero, CA 93422
  • Phone: +1 619 755 6038

Professional Profile

  • More then 15 years of product-lifecycle knowledge and with a great breadth of experience in each the primary disciplines. My experiences traversing enterprise to success in the startup ecosphere. I am looking for long term employment with the possibility of growth.

Work Experience

  • Oct 2004 - Present

    Web Developer & Project Consultant


    Build cross platform and platform specific integrated solutions encompassing SQL based data stores and dynamic web interfaces.

  • Jan 2013 - Mar 2014


    DemocracyLive, Full-Time

    Drupal based development of an online application for the distribution of voting ballots and related materials. Provide assessment and guidance for infrastructure planning and implementation.

  • Mar 2011 - June 2012

    Development Manager

    HeBS Digital OÜ, Full-Time

    Manage a team of developers in the production of the HeBS Digital OÜ CMS platform. Provide project management for any subsequent development requests by Account and Executive management. Work directly with code base to ensure compliance of standards as well as providing coding itself.

  • Mar 2009 - July 2010

    QA / Product Team Management

    Everyone Counts, Full-Time

    Reporting to the VP of Engineering, responsible for a cross-functional team of IT, Development, Quality Assurance and Release Management. Meet with internal stake holders and government based experts for assessment & interpretations of product deliverables for clients. Shipped reference level product & services while also providing record breaking industry firsts.

  • Dec 2007 - June 2008

    Product Engineer


    Provided technical support and solutions for enterprise level deployments of CRM software through customized implementations as well as providing development for added features and/or functional extensibility.

  • Jan 2006 - Aug 2007

    Development Manager

    UrbanINFLUENCE, Full-Time

    Provide architectural and coding practices for enterprise level web and database projects. Manage local and remote development team members. Ensure standards of coding practices and quality of the code base during the development stages of the product life-cycle.

  • June 1997 - Oct 2004

    Developer / Program Manager

    Microsoft Corporation, Full-Time

    Manage developers in team efforts to build code for specific features and/or products in adherence to specifications. Provide proactive feedback and contributions to the product to ensure longevity and acceptance. Establish cost estimates and distribution of responsibilities in order to meet development cycle timelines. Write development implementation and SDK's for each product and/or feature. Interact with customers to establish needs and requirements for current and future products. Design and build specification to address known and interpreted needs for a product. Coordinate and manage the test and development teams to ensure standards adherence. Determine team time-lines, product/project cost estimates, and project status reporting to senior management

Technical Skills

  • Front-end Design Extensive skillset HTML5, CSS 3.0, Javascript, jQuery Framework
  • Back-end Development Extensive skillset PHP5, Zend framework, Laravel 4, Kohana, Yii Framework, Drupal
  • Databases Extensive skillset MySQL, PostgreSql, Microsoft SQL
  • Application Development Extensive skillset Object-C, Cocoa Framework, C#/.Net
  • Adobe Photoshop Moderate skillset Produce layouts for web and print
  • Unix Administration Extensive experience Apache, NGINX, MySQL, PostgreSql, Debian Linux


  • 1986 - 1990

    Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo

    Computer Sciences & Computer Electronics Engineering

    The study of the design and operation of computer hardware and software, and of the application of computer technology to science, business, and the arts


  • Referrals are available on request.

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