Brett Alton
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Professional Resume (PDF)

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Buy/sell community for
Canadian university students.

  • Incorporated Jan 2012

Spiritual successor to TrentBookSwap


Textbook swapping network for
Trent University students.

  • 2,100+ users
    • (830 were active in the last month)
  • 16,500+ books
  • 147,000+ book matches

Statistics I: Records

Greatest number of <event> in one day...

New user registrations: 57 (Sept 09, 2011)
Books added: 276  (Sept 12, 2011 & Sept 06, 2012)
Books removed:  157   (Sept 11, 2012 & Jan 07, 2013)
Book matches found:  3668   (Sept 10, 2012)

Greatest number of books registered in one...

Field of study: 2796 (Psychology)
Course: 471  (PSYC-1020)

Statistics II: Recency

Aug 1 to Sept 31, 2013
  • 370 new users / 830 unique user logins
  • 3190+ books added / 2060+ books removed
  • All word-of-mouth advertising

BrandHealth - Summary I

Digital Technology Manager

Oversaw the development of consumer and B2B iPad apps, websites & touchscreen displays, acting as a liaison between design & programming departments, including client relations.

BrandHealth - Summary II

Allergan, Eli Lilly, Johnson & Johnson, GlaskoSmithKline, Pfizer and others

  • Built foundations of new department, generating revenue of $2 million
  • Oversaw the release of 50+ iPad apps using HTML5 & PhoneGap

Alton Labs - Summary I

Contractor & Consultant

Work as a UX expert, PHP/MySQL engineer, front-end developer, linux server administrator and
computer technician.

AltonLabs - Summary II

Cossette Toronto (Air Transat, Marlin Travel, Canada Post), YourOnlineAgents, eCentre Research, Peterborough Catholic School Board and others

    AltonLabs - Summary III

    • Completed leading-edge HTML5 projects for large Canadian corporations
    • Oversaw thousands of queries a second for YourOnlineAgents (Apache and MySQL)
    • Re-wrote profitable proprietary software with extensive testing
    • Worked as a computer technician diagnosing networking, server and computer issues

      Whatever Media

      Senior Web Developer

      • HTML5/JS app front-end developer
      • PHP/MySQL back-end developer
      • Linux server administrator 

      Worked with Mazda, Toyota and others

      Volunteer Experience & Awards I

      National Advertising Awards

      Merit Award  for Print  (Spring 2013)

      Community Council
      Ubuntu (Operating System)
      Elected  (2010-2012) 

      Volunteer Experience & Awards II

      Chief Communications Officer & Members Officer
      Green Party of Canada 
      Volunteer   (2010-2012)

      Chair of Web Development & Design Advisory Committee, Durham College
      Elected  (2007-2008)

      Camera Man & Instant Replay Operator, TVCogeco  
      Volunteer  (2003-2005) 

      Fine art photographer

      All of the images used on this website are
      (C) 2010-2014 Brett Alton Photography