Matt Culpepper

Web Developer

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Contact Info

phone: 601.760.0662


  • Ruby / Ruby on Rails
  • HTML
  • JavaScript, jQuery, CoffeeScript
  • CSS, Sass, Less
  • PHP
  • Node.js, Meteor
  • Java


Self-Employed (Oct 2014 - Present)

Freelance Web Developer

I have been working with a range of clients, from small 1-3 person teams to multinational corporations. The projects and technologies have also been wide-ranging, but Rails and API Development is a common theme.

TurboSquid (April 2013 - Oct 2014)

Senior Developer

At TurboSquid, my title was Senior Developer and my responsibilities included design, creation, and maintenance of internal projects created to manage 3D assets in the TurboSquid system. I refactored several internal applications for better maintainability and performance.

Connect for a Cause (August 2012 - April 2013)

CTO / Co-Founder

At Connect for a Cause, as CTO, I was in charge of all technology and architectural decisions. I wrote all of the server-side Rails code and most of the JavaScript. I interviewed, selected, and managed a front-end contractor who helped with UI and usability.

iSeatz (April 2010 - August 2012)

Developer II, Rails Lead

At iSeatz, I went through several titles and responsibilities, but one of the most rewarding was when I was lead Rails developer on American Express travel site. I was in charge of the initial design of a Rails template engine that consumed iSeatz' internal API and consumed several external American Express membership and loyalty rewards APIs. I led teams ranging from 3 to 8 developers throughout my last year at iSeatz.

University of Southern Mississippi (July 2009 - April 2010)

Senior Software Developer II

At the University of Southern Mississippi, I met with professors and other administrators on campus to get requirements and implemented these requirements using MSSQL and PHP.

BearingPoint (June 2007 - July 2009)

Application Developer II

Introduced to several new technologies, such as IBM Rational, EJB, Message Queues, WebSphere, WebLogic, SVN, Serena PVCS, Spring, Struts, Hibernate, Oracle, Luntbuild and Cruise Control.


Mississippi State University (2002 - 2006)

B.S., Computer Science


Sun Certified Java Programmer

Member of 2012 Silicon Bayou 100 List