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DAVID PLUTADO FUGATE

I'm a freelance front-end web developer, video producer, & entrepreneur based in the New York City area. I own a small web development firm that provides solutions to newspaper, broadcast media, boutique design shops, and university clients. I specialize in drupal theme development and templating.

Front-End Drupal Developer & Themer
25 Hudson St #406, Jersey City, NJ 07302
404-895-2556
plutado

SKILLS

      Drupal
  • Theme Development
  • Front-end Development
  • Design & UI
  • Configuration
  • Training
  • Troubleshooting
  • Module Development
      HTML / HTML5
      CSS2 / CSS3 / SASS / COMPASS
      PHP
      jQuery / Javascript
      Angular.js / Backbone.js / Underscore / Handlebars / Mustache
      Responsive / Adaptive / Grid Layouts
      Adobe Creative Suite
  • Fireworks
  • Photoshop
  • Premiere
  • Illustrator
  • After Effects
      Source Control
  • CVS
  • Git
  • SVN
  • Perforce
      Camtasia Studio
      Presentations & Public Speaking
      Video Production & Post

Personal Information

Meetup Groups I Lead

I currently lead four groups on meetup.com. Three of these groups are local chapters of the doactcrazy group, which is an all-volunteer collaborative artists group that creates new media, focusing mostly on humorous videos for the web. The other group I lead is an illustration and sketch drawing group in NYC. See the links below for more information!

Active Learning

Being a web developer and media producer, it's important to keep my current skill set sharp, and to continue to learn new skills. Here's the sites I utilyze on a monthly or weekly basis to improve my abilities:

Drupal Contributions

I have contributed several themes to the drupal community, and have been an active member for over 8 years. See my some of my [outdated] themes here:

Community Involvement

I founded Youth Empowerment America when I was 16 years old in 1996. EmpowerYouth.org is currently revamping it's focus, getting a new executive director, and relaunching itself in New York City. I currently serve as the board chair.

Current & Recent Clients

DEC 2013 - PRESENT
JULY 2013 - DEC 2013
JAN 2013 - JULY 2013
MAR 2012 - PRESENT
NOV 2007 - JAN 2013
OCT 2011 - OCT 2012
OCT 2010 - MAR 2011
OCT 1998 - NOV 2007

Sites worked on:

AllYou

allyou.com
  • Support, maintenance, and new feature development
  • Custom module development

Astor and Black

astorandblack.com
  • Home page development (adding block regions, markup, and styles)
  • Implementation and troubleshooting of third-party software

Augusta Chronicle

chronicle.augusta.com
  • Home page, section front, content type templates
  • Custom jQuery
  • Ongoing support and feature requests

iVillage (Perspectives)

ivillage.com
  • Lead front-developer and themer
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Custom jQuery
  • Responsive Web Design

The Topeka Capital-Journal

cjonline.com
  • Developed theme and panel layouts
  • Primary views configuration + templating
  • Creating jQuery-driven view displays

People en Español

peopleenespanol.com
  • Created styles and markup for 'Festival People en Español' section (PSD to drupal theme)
  • Implimentation of multi-language functionality
  • Improvements of mobile site

Personal Site

davidfugate.com
  • Created all custom theme, modules, templates for this personal site
  • Development of jQuery driven features, ie. content sliders
  • Implemented ubercart with custom product displays

Campus Y @ UNC

campus-y.unc.edu
  • Home page development
  • View configurations
  • Site troubleshooting
  • Site launch help

Athens Banner-Herald

onlineathens.com
  • Site configuration, general support, cross-browser troubleshooting
  • Ongoing support and features development

NASCAR

nascar.com
  • Developed primary menu, featured next race sliders, race day scrollers, standings tabs, driver displays with hand-coded jquery/json, CSS, and HTML

Where Traveler

wheretraveler.com
  • Miscellaneous views templating and styles
  • Google maps API

Student Affairs @ UNC

studentaffairs.unc.edu
  • Various theming tasks
  • View configuration and templating
  • Adaptive base theme development (for future site release)

Florida Times-Union | Members Site

members.jacksonville.com
  • Converted static designs into working themes & templates
  • Views templating and styles

Melanoma Research Foundation

melanoma.org
  • View configuration and templating
  • Adding forums functionality
  • Site Support and troubleshooting

Newington-Cropsey
Cultural Studies Center

nccsc.net
  • Site audit, client consultations
  • Custom home page panel layouts
  • View configurations and templating

Red Raiders

redraiders.com
  • Wireframing HTML, CSS, & development of custom layouts
  • Converted photoshop mockups into working theme

The Trevor Project

trevorproject.com
  • Developed custom FAQ module (with compound cck fields)
  • Home page theme tweaks
  • Site configuration and troubleshooting support
and dozens of others...