Brian Rizzo

Web Developer • Buffalo, NY

About Me

An accomplished Web Developer with a strong background in e-commerce, web application development, and front end website design. I believe in a language agnostic approach, choosing the best language for the job.

Web Development Skills

  • Building large scale e-commerce websites
  • In-depth understanding of modern web practices
  • Developing cross-browser and cross-platform compatible solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of databases, servers, operating systems
  • Search Engine Optimization best practices
  • Superb debugging and problem solving skills

Areas of Expertise

  • Server side MVC frameworks
  • eCommerce web development
  • Responsive front end website design
  • User interface design
  • Application programming


  • PHP
  • SQL
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • HTML, CSS, Sass, Less
  • Java
  • Swift, Objective-C
  • C, C++

Favorite Frameworks & APIs

  • Magento Enterprise Edition
  • Wordpress
  • li₃ (Lithium PHP)
  • Apache, Node.Js
  • jQuery
  • Git

Professional Experience

E-commerce Web Developer

KegWorks, 01/2014 - present Buffalo, NY
KegWorks - Tools for Drinking
  • Maintaining a vast Magento Enterprise multi website application
  • Developing, modifying and maintaining front end Magento design packages
  • Designing, coding and testing backend Magento modules
  • Integrating third party Magento extensions into existing code base
  • Investigating, fixing, and debugging application code defects
  • Monitoring website and platform performance

Web Developer

Dave & Adam’s Card World, 04/2012 - 12/2013 Buffalo, NY
Dave & Adam's Card World
  • Provided programming support for a major e-commerce website
  • Contributed to the company's main e-commerce platform by developing various webpages, features, and sections
  • Built, modified, and maintained multiple supporting websites
  • Wrote numerous programs and scripts to execute and solve complex tasks

Freelance Web Developer

2010 - present Buffalo, NY
  • Participating in discussions with clients to establish website goals
  • Designing and developing websites to meet client needs
  • Administering hosting environments for multiple websites
  • Providing technical support to end users

Client Portfolio


Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, May 2013

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

Bachelor of Arts in Communication & Media, May 2007

University at Buffalo, The State University of New York

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