Aaron Madhavan

College Park, MD

U.S. Marine Corps Veteran for Hire


Certificate in Web Development

Technology Leading Edge Apprenticeship Program (TechLEAP)

Montgomery College, Rockville, MD

September 2008 - November 2009

B.A. in Political Science

American University

Washington, DC

August 2000 - May 2003


Content Management Systems

Big Commerce, CodeIgniter, Drupal, Interwoven TeamSite, Magento, WordPress, Microsoft SharePoint, and Saxotech

Development Tools

Compass, Grunt, NPM, Pug/Jade, and SASS

Email Tools

Emma, ExactTarget, L-soft LISTSERV Maestro, MailChimp, and Marketo


CSS, Html, JQuery, and PHP

Operating Systems

Windows 7/8/10, and Mac OS Leopard/High Sierra/Mojave/Catalina

Project Management

Asana, Bugheard, Freshdesk, Jira, MCMS, Redbooth, Teamwork and Basecamp

Relational Database Management System

SQL, MySql, and MariaDB


SVN, Github


Microsoft Office, Office 365, Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Notepad++, PHPStorm, Visual Studio Code, Sublime Text, and CodeKit

Web Services

Google Analytics, Omniture Analytics, Google Fonts, Helios ad server, Brightcove, YouTube, Ustream, and Magpie RSS

Work Experience

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

October 2015 - Present

Website Specialist

Bloomberg School of Public Health

October 2017 - Present

  • Work with a team to develop custom Drupal website
  • Build custom websites using SiteExecutive
  • Develop custom emails using MailChimp and other EMS
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot a range of website-related issues to resolve FreshDesk trouble tickets

Homewood Student Affairs

October 2015 - September 2017

  • Modified and configured plug-ins and theme to match the design and & to add functionality
  • Developed custom themes and child themes to meet design requirements
  • Maintained the Tech Store website using Lightspeed

Technologies used: PHP, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Photoshop, WordPress, SiteExecutive, Drupal, MailChimp, Hub, JHED, Facebook, Instagram, JIRA, Asana, FreshDesk, TeamWork, Instagram, Bootstrap, Google Analytics, Git, Compass, Grunt, NPM, Pug/Jade, Sass, Vimeo, YouTube, Vimeo & Ustream

Randstad Technologies

Baltimore, MD

June 2014 - October 2015

WordPress Developer

Homewood Student Affairs, Website Specialist

May 2015 - October 2015

Krieger School of Arts & Sciences, Web Developer & Admin

June 2014 - July 2014

  • Input Content for websites using the WordPress interface
  • Added new websites using WordPress MU install
  • Modified and configured plug-ins and themes to match the design and & to add functionality
  • Launched websites and created redirects using .htaccess
  • Created Email template for Dean’s Newsletter

Technologies used: PHP, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Photoshop, WordPress, Coda, Bugherd, Google Calendar, Google Drive & Active Directory

Creative Circle

Washington, DC

February 2014 - March 2015

WordPress Developer/E-mail Developer/Content Manager

Learning Tree International

October 2014 - March 2015

The American Composite Manufacturers Association

April 21 - April 25, 2014

The Ad Agency

February 2014 - May 2014

  • Developed and debugged EMMA and Marketo e-mail's for deployment
  • Input Content for websites using the WordPress interface
  • Modified and configured WordPress plug-ins and themes to fit the organization's website goals

Technologies used: PHP, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Photoshop, WordPress, Notepad ++, CPanel, EMMA, Marketo & MCMS

SmartSolutions, L.L.C.

Annapolis, MD

November 2013 - January 2014

WordPress Developer

  • Developed two Wordpress Websites, building custom modules using Advanced Custom Fields
  • Created Custom Menu using Menu Editor Pro
  • Modified JQuery Tab extension to display content above and below tabs

Technologies used: PHP, CSS, HTML, JQuery, Photoshop, WordPress, Windows 8 & PHPStorm IDE

K & E Hardware

Baltimore, MD

October 2013- November 2013

Associate Webmaster

  • Assisted in the migration of 3 websites from ZenCart to Magento E-commerce
  • Migrated multiple single installs of WordPress over to one Multi-User install of WordPress
  • Manipulated images using Photoshop for use on the website

Technologies used: PHP, CSS, HTML, Photoshop, WordPress, Magento E-Commerce, Google Analytics & Windows 7

Gannett Government Media

Springfield, VA

August 2010 - July 2013

Jr. Web Developer/Web Developer

  • Developed and debugged 10 Military and government-related websites using PHP and MySql
  • Assisted in the migration of 7 websites over from PHP to the Saxotech framework
  • Built microsites using HTML, PHP, CSS, and JavaScript
  • Created interface to update content using CodeIgniter

Technologies used: PHP, CSS, HTML, Photoshop, WordPress, Big Commerce E-Commerce, Saxotech CMS, ExactTarget, Omniture Analytics, Google Analytics, Google Fonts, Magpie RSS, Helios ad server, Brightcove video player, CodeIgniter & Mac/Windows XP/7/8

American Bar Association

Washington, DC

January 2007 - August 2010

Publications and Membership Staff Assistant

  • Sent communications and marketing HTML e-mails using L-soft LISTSERV Maestro EMS
  • Maintained 30+ publications web pages
  • Updated 60+ Committee listservs

Technologies used: CSS, HTML, GIMP, Windows XP, Interwoven TeamSite CMS, Microsoft SharePoint CMS, L-soft LISTSERV Maestro EMS, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Access & Microsoft Excel

American University

Washington, DC

February 2005 - December 2006

Program Coordinator/Research Assistant

  • Maintained and troubleshot office computers/printers, and updated office website
  • Maintained, created and queried the Drug Court Clearinghouse Access database

Technologies used: Windows XP, Microsoft Word & Microsoft Access

Military Experience

United States Marine Corps

Various Postings

August 1994 - August 1998

Radio Operator

  • Participated in Operation “Guardian Retrieval” to evacuate diplomats from Zaire (1997)
  • Received an Honorable Discharge in 1998
  • Maintained and Troubleshot all radio equipment and vehicle
  • Set up radio equipment, and established communications with other radio sites