Ash M. White

Ash M. White

Phone Turn on JavaScript

Email Turn on JavaScript

Location Athens, GA

Full stack software engineer with 15 years of experience architecting,
developing, testing, and debugging medium to large scale web applications.


  1. PHP
  2. HTML5
  3. JavaScript
  4. CSS3
  5. Sass / Less
  6. SQL
  7. Node.js
  8. Responsive Design
  9. CMS Development
  10. UNIX / Linux
  11. Git / SVN
  12. Adobe CC


  1. Chive Media Group Full Stack Engineer (via X-Team) July 2018 - May 2020

    Development and maintenance for theCHIVE

    • Implemented new responsive designs according to client specifications and maintained existing responsive styling for all device platforms (mobile, tablet, desktop)
    • Managed advertising integrations with partners such as Google DFP, Prebid, and Ascendeum
    • Managed Piano integration to funnel visitors towards subscription purchases
    • Ensured scalability and security for the WordPress VIP platform
    • Aided in migration from VIP to VIP Go
    • Developed new project using headless WordPress with a React.js front end
  2. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Backend Engineer (via X-Team) November 2017 - June 2018

    Development and maintenance

    • Architected a custom replacement for WordPress's built-in revisioning system, allowing editors to track changes to the hundreds of custom fields for each page as well as revert any field(s) to previous versions while maintaining data integrity
    • Assisted in building a system to programatically mass-convert all pages to an updated visual design for better readability and accessibility
    • General bug fixes and maintenance
  3. The Adsmith Full Stack Developer May 2015 - October 2017

    Custom website development

    • Implemented fully custom CMS-based solutions based on leading content management systems incuding WordPress, ExpressionEngine, and Craft
    • Converted complex graphical designs into functional implementations using HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript
    • Coordinated with art directors and clients in testing and verification of development tasks
    • Prepared and executed content migration plans
  4. FOX Broadcasting Company Developer Lead (via X-Team) June 2013 - December 2014

    Development and maintenance

    • Worked closely with FOX Broadcasting Company to develop and maintain FBC properties such as,,, and
    • Collaborated with technology partners such as Hulu, thePlatform, Adobe, and Akamai to ensure graceful integration of features such as video-on-demand streaming, analytics, social media integration, and scalability
    • Managed and mentored junior developers through one-on-one interaction, group sessions, and code reviews
    • Received supplemental training and experience with Agile project management methodology
  5. NBCUniversal Video Systems Engineer June 2010 - October 2012

    Development and maintenance of the NBCUniversal core video player

    • Developed the NBCUniversal core video player, providing video-on-demand streaming for several of NBC and Universal's online properties such as, USA, Bravo, SyFy, and Oxygen
    • Intergated third-party advertising networks, closed captioning, content ratings, advanced analytics, and social sharing
    • Created comprehensive testing sandbox, which became the de-facto testing suite used by the Quality Assurance team
    • Worked closely with stakeholders from many different teams to ensure successful implementations of the product
  6. Boxkite Media Partner / Lead Developer January 2007 - June 2010

    Web application development and maintenance

    • Developed and maintained proprietary CMS and PHP framework
    • Defined development workflow and curated development toolkit
    • Converted complex graphical mockups into functional implementations
    • Architected medium to large scale database systems with an emphasis on performance and scalability
    • Provided system administration with a concentration on security and maintainence of UNIX servers
    • Managed and mentored junior developers
  7. University of Georgia Web Developer January 2004 - January 2007

    Web application development and maintenance for internal clients at the University of Georgia

    • Developed web applications with PHP, MySQL, ASP, and SQL Server
    • Worked directly with clients to better understand needs and develop implementation plans for projects
    • Provided system administration with a concentration on building, maintaining, and securing servers and workstations


  1. University of Georgia Master of Internet Technology 2011
  2. University of Georgia B.S. Computer Science 2007