Ryan C. Durham - Resume


Full stack developer with 10+ years experience in building and maintaining websites; 5 years experience with a large-scale enterprise application. Draws on a background in project management with a focus on communication. Enjoys staying current with industry trends and learning about new technologies.


Server Side
PHP, Laravel, WordPress, Elixir
Client Side
Javascript, Vue.js, CSS / Sass
PostgreSQL, MySQL
Docker, AWS


Senior Engineer: 2019 – Present
Software Engineer: 2016 – 2019
Contractor: 2014 - 2016

  • Designed, built and currently maintains an enterprise scale PHP application that manages sales, LIMS laboratory workflows, delivery of customer results and financial reporting. Over 350,000 customer samples processed to date.
  • Serves as a liaison between engineering, the wet lab and quality assurance.
  • Implemented full-text search for a public facing strain database using PostgreSQL.
  • Built an API for genotype data reporting in Elixir.
  • Manages AWS infrastructure for deployments and hosting.
  • Oversaw a production database conversion from MySQL to PostgreSQL.

Stage Right Labs, LLC
Owner / Founder: 2014 - Present

  • Provides consulting services for clients who lack technical backgrounds.
  • Advises non-profits, artists and startups on best practices for the operation and maintenance of websites, domain names and email accounts.

Freelance Web Developer
2006 - 2014

  • Focused on using WordPress to translate client needs into web solutions.
  • Handled 40+ clients with a variety of needs, including brand new websites and the care and maintenance of existing projects.


  • Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Stage Management - Yale School of Drama (2007)
  • Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Drama / Minor in Computer Science - Vassar College (2004)

About the Author

Ryan C. Durham is a software developer who lives near Portland, OR, with his wife and daughter. His areas of interest include PHP, Laravel, Golang and PostgreSQL, as well as organizational efficiency and communications strategies.

You can find him on GitHub and LinkedIn.