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Adam Bard

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I like to build things. Most of those things happen to be web applications.

I made, and, among others.

I'm a web development consultant via

I also blog, usually about technical problems, at


Web Design

14 years

Learned HTML in Grade 7, CSS in Grade 9, and have been doing it ever since.


5 years

I was a PHP developer when I learned about Python. I've never looked back.


3 years

I've done a number of Django projects. Like, this site for instance.


University of Victoria

2003 - 2009 Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.)

I've also got a Minor in Business, a Computer Music option, and a Specialization in DSP.


ASL Environmental Sciences

Oct 2009 - Present Scientific Programmer

• Developed data conversion, extraction and visualization software for sonar-based oceanographic instruments in C, using the Labwindows/CVI toolkit.

• Processed, and developed new methods for processing, oceanographic data using MATLAB and Python

• Rewrote old intranet in Django for improved maintainability and extra features.

• Performed IT duties, including hardware maintenance, troubleshooting, and support.

The Martlet Newspaper

2008 - Present Web Editor

• Moved from a hosted application to a custom Django application for improved administration. Migrated all data and provided new features, including improved frontpage display, ad management, and media embedding.

• Provided support for users.

Apr 2012 - Present Head Developer

Completed contract development projects for clients. See my freelance work for more of the same.

Sep 2012 - Present Head Developer

Headed technical areas of business development, including design and programming of the product. Aided in business operations.

Adam Bard - Web Design

Jan 2007 - Present Freelance Developer

• Provided a client with a Django application for accepting and storing highly-variable web-form data, and including audio uploads to Amazon S3.

• Wrote technical articles and how-to's on

• Independently created, a Django resume-hosting application with LinkedIn integration.

• Implemented in Joomla, including custom module development.

• Performed other contract design and development work for a number of clients.

Sparklit Networks, Inc.

Jan 2007 - Apr 2008 PHP Developer

• Performed extensive PHP development for new features for Sparklit's forum software, Activeboard, including an AJAX chat module.

• Assisted in telephone-based customer service

• Instrumental in rolling out a new corporate website design + improved backend.

University of Victoria - Faculty of Education

May 2006 - Aug 2006 Web Designer

A co-op position for professor Tim Pelton at the University of Victoria. Position included php development and web design.