James P. Conroy

James P. Conroy

Full-Stack Developer // Project Manager

2143 West Evergreen Ave. Apt. 2, Chicago, Illinois, 60622
(610) 357-3677




Motivated full-stack developer seeking employment as part of a dynamic development team. After a career in online marketing, looking to break into the world of web dev.

Work Experience

Work Experience

  • Senior Director of ContentBrafton

    Aug, 2013 - Sep, 20141 year 1 month

    Ensured full delivery of editorial content (written, video and graphic design) for more than 300 clients handled out of the Chicago office. Continued work with executive team to ensure and update company policies.

    • Oversaw office of approximately 90 employees

    • Lead hiring of all employees including company's first HR Director

    • Worked w/ real estate firm to procure two office spaces over this period

  • Editorial & Operations DirectorBrafton

    Jun, 2011 - Jul, 20132 years 1 month

    Built Chicago as “best practice” office with new roles developed for use elsewhere. Continued involvement with clients from sales process to delivery of contracted volumes. Developed content catalogue for clients.

    • Opened Brafton's Chicago office, the first operation outside of Boston

    • Oversaw entire recruitment life cycle for all editorial employees

    • Handled all aspects of Chicago Operations

    • Visited clients in-person to discuss content plan

  • Managing EditorBrafton

    Jun, 2009 - May, 20111 year 11 months

    Oversaw content creation in Brafton’s Business, Finance and Industry sections. Created editorial hierarchy including Section Editor and Managing Editor roles. As one of the first employees, did everything from put desks together to handle new employee paperwork

    • Created company’s graphic design department, eventually growing to approximately 15 employees

    • Handled all aspects of editorial recruitment process from ad creation to interview and offer/rejection

    • Responsible for the regular delivery of content for 150 clients



  • Front End
  • Back End
    RubyRuby on RailsSinatraPostgreSQLMongoDB


  • Web Development, , General Assembly, Chicago

    Mar, 2015 - Jun, 2015

  • Journalism, , Pennsylvania State University

    May, 2006 - Aug, 2008