About Me

Photo of Matthew Decker, web developer, holding a babyMatthew Decker is a web developer that specializes in web application development, software engineering, and usability. He has has over 15 years of experience has built more than 100 websites for for-profits, non-profits, federal agencies, individuals, communities, and MOOCs. He currently manages websites for contracts totaling
over $20M.

 

Current Employment
Senior Web Development Specialist, American Institutes for Research
Founder and Principal Developer, Decker Web Design, LLC

Education
B.S. Industrial Design, Virginia Tech
Master of Information Technology, Virginia Tech, currently enrolled

Skills
508 Compliance MySQL
Agile PHP
Apache Regex
Bootstrap SASS
CentOS SEO
CSS Silex
CMMI SMACSS
CodeIgniter SLIM Framework
ConstantContact SSH
Drupal Symfony
Git TWIG
HTML 4 Ubuntu
iContact W3C Validation
Java WordPress 3.x
LESS XHTML
MailChimp XML

Hobbies
Programming, online gaming, motorcycle touring, homesteading, fishing, hunting, and fine dining.

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Featured Projects

National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention

The National Resource Center for Mental Health Promotion and Youth Violence Prevention is a database driven website running on the Drupal 7 content management system. It was built in 2015 as a method of providing technical assistance to states, tribes, territories, and local communities. Major features of this website include an interactive state map, grantee …

The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments

The National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) is a database driven website running on the Drupal 7 platform. This website was built in 2013 and was funded by the U.S. Department of Education’s Office of Safe and Healthy Students. The major features of this website are the State Compendia, School Climate Measurement guides, Data …

National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth

The National Technical Assistance Center for the Education of Neglected or Delinquent Children and Youth (NDTAC) was built in 2002 on the Drupal 7 content management system via  support from the U.S. Department of Education (ED). This website provides direct assistance to States, schools, communities, and parents seeking information on the education of children and …

Youth.gov

youth.gov, formerly FindYouthInfo.gov, was created by the Interagency Working Group on Youth Programs (IWGYP), which is composed of representatives from 20 federal agencies that support programs and services focusing on youth. This website was built on Drupal 7 in 2012 by a small tiger team of developers over the course of three months. It has …