Adam Kempa

adam@kempa.com

@adamkempa

Ann Arbor, MI

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Skills

Technical Leadership
User Experience / UX
Prototyping / Ideation
HTML5 / CSS3
Javascript, JQuery
Google Maps, Search APIs
PHP
C#
XML, XSLT
MySQL, MSSQL
WordPress
Adobe Creative Suite

Education

BS in Electrical and Computer Engineering
Wayne State University, Detroit
Cum Laude Graduate

Experience

Enlighten / 3027 Miller, Ann Arbor, MI
Senior Software Engineer / March 2005 - Present

  • Lead and coordinate the efforts of large technical teams
  • Lead creation and development of web solutions for brands of all sizes
  • Code in a technology-agnostic environment
  • Assess and apply new technologies
Freelance
Web Developer, Graphic Designer / January 2004 - Present

  • End-to-end implementation, from domain strategy and hosting through database design and presentation code
Ann Arbor District Library / 343 Fifth Avenue, Ann Arbor, MI
Technical Support, Broadcast Tech / January 2004 - March 2005

  • Single point of IT contact on-site at AADL branches
  • Crew member for live broadcast of local events on Comcast Cable

Urls

audiusa.com
be-bratz.com
biore.com
blokjs.com
colgate.edu
comerica.com
dfcufinancial.com
fruit2o.com
guituner.com
heritage.umich.edu
jergens.com
johnfrieda.com
jimmyjohns.com
mascocs.com
rescue-pets.com
richmondamerican.com
rosebudarchives.com
tcs.com
the-n.com
whatwasthere.com
wurlitzerguitars.com
826michigan.org

Writing

The Believer - July 2010
Hacker Monthly - June 2010
Make Magazine - Spring 2005

Speaking

Ignite Ann Arbor - February 2011
Ignite Detroit - April 2011
Ignite Ann Arbor - October 2012

Other

Passionate about the web

Actively involved in the blog and social media communities in a non-slimy way since 1998.

Co-founder of Suburban Sprawl Music

Acclaimed Michigan-based independent record label, now a part of Quack Media.