Full Stack Developer & Pilot

Focusing on creating bold, unique, and AmAzInG experiences
that help 10x your business' growth

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Latest Work

Movie Flex Screenshot

Movie Flex

Browse your favorite movies, actors and watch trailers. See what's playing in theaters right now. Discover upcoming, trending, and top-rated titles.

  • The Movie Database API
  • Bootstrap 4
  • HTML / CSS / JavaScript / JQuery
  • AJAX
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Phrase Hunter

Guess the hidden phrase before you run out of hearts!

  • JavaScript, ES6+
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Works with on-screen or physical keyboard
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Student Pilot Portal

An e-learning platform where anyone can learn to fly airplanes.

  • Laravel 5 / Bootstrap 4
  • Material UI design guidelines
  • Dynamic forms / validation with JQuery, AJAX, and PHP
  • Webpack, ES6+, Object-oriented programming
  • MySQL relational database architecture (using normalization)

About Othneil

Othneil Drew Portrait

Othneil Drew is a highly creative visionary with a strong background in UI/UX design, web development, strategic planning/marketing, and technical writing.

He is the founder of Student Pilot Portal, an online platform that enables aspiring aviators to learn about aviation, share their passion for flight, and connect with others worldwide.

With 900+ hours of volunteered service to the aviation community, he serves as an advocate for promoting youths education in the industry and is actively involved with many organizations like the Organization of Black Aerospace Professionals, Virgin Islands Chapter Tuskegee Airmnen, Inc., U.S. Dream Academy, and the United States Coast Guard Auxiliary.

He has raised more than $2,000 in donations for nonprofits and is responsible for an initial 15% increase in his school's student pilot enrollment which he obtained through social media and print recruitment campaigns.

Drew currently works as a Freelance Developer in Houston Texas. His other interests are flight simulation, photography, gaming, guitar, and the show NCIS: Los Angeles.

Skills

Design

  • UI/UX design
  • Wireframing
  • Prototyping
  • User Stories

Design Tool Kit

  • Moqups
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Affinity Designer
  • Vectornator
  • GIMP

Development

Front End

  • JavaScript
  • JQuery
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • React
  • Bootstrap
  • WordPress

Back End

  • REST / MySQL
  • PHP
  • Apache
  • Laravel
  • Nginx
  • Node.js

Developer Tool Kit

  • Atom Text Editor
  • Sublime Text Editor
  • Git (Git Flow)
  • GitHub
  • Bitbucket
  • SCRUM / Agile Methodologies
  • Chrome Developer Tools
  • Asana

Piloting

  • Private Pilot Certification
  • Remote Pilot Certificate

Flight Hours

  • Total: 100+
  • PIC: 27.5
  • Cross-Country: 20.8
  • Solo: 10
  • Night: 5.2

Why Work With Me

Passionate

I enjoy contributing to projects that make a difference. I enjoy helping others create success.

Problem Solver

At the heart of every successful business is a problem solver. I thrive under pressure and in fast-paced environments.

Fast Learner

I can learn anything, just give me 5 minutes ;) I'm valuable to your company beacuse of my ability to be molded to your stack.

Testimonials

Throughout my experience, I have met very few with such a vast array of knowledge and skills as Mr. Drew, [he] continues to astound me with how quickly he can learn and apply new skills.

Captain Roscoe Edwards Captain, United Airlines (Ret.)

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His drive and passion keeps him continually searching for new information and opportunities... Othneil has earned hundreds of hours of community service throughout the years living on St. Croix... he gives that same compassion to his new community mentoring students.

Cenita Heywood President, Virgin Islands Chapter Tuskegee Airmen, Inc.

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He has demonstrated genuine curiosity of the content and authentic engagement in his assignments. Without question, he stands as on of the best and brightest members of his class.

Michon Benson College Professor, Texas Southern University

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