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Matthew Grasmick

Senior Technical Architect at Acquia

Bethesda, Maryland
  1. Acquia,
  2. TrustPages,
  3. Blue Water Media
  1. The Johns Hopkins University

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The Johns Hopkins University

The Johns Hopkins University

Computer Science

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I'm passionate about open source ideals, elegant technical solutions, and agile methodologies.

* Technical consultant for large scale, Drupal-based web applications in the Federal space
* Technical lead for public sector web development teams
* Back and front-end web developer with a propensity for project planning, management, and client communication.
* Extensive experience with Drupal and other Web Content Management systems.
* Strong written and verbal communications skills.

Technical Specialties:
* Drupal-based application development and management
* Backend architectures and RESTful APIs
* Module and theme development
* Large scale migrations

Languages— PHP, MySQL, Java, Javascript, jQuery, CSS, HTML


Senior Technical Architect

– Present (3 months)

Technical Consultant

(1 year 11 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

At Acquia, I acted as a consultant for federal agencies by providing technical leadership and conducting workshops to impart expert knowledge on Drupal best practices.

Chief Technology Officer

(8 months)Bethesda MD

Save and share trusted local businesses with friends and neighbors.

Lead Drupal Developer

Blue Water Media
(1 year 5 months)Washington D.C. Metro Area

At Blue Water Media, I acted as the technical lead for major Drupal projects, and supported the sales team with presentations and proposals. Important projects included development for corporate clients, as well as federal government agencies.

Owner and Lead Developer

Grasmick Web Design
(3 years)Annapolis, MD

* Founded and managed a small business in Annapolis, providing web design, development, and consulting services for large and small local businesses.
* Provided hosting services and generalized web application support
* Provide training and maintenance services for SEO, SEM, and online reputation management

Production Assistant

Edelman Productions
(6 months)

- Worked as Production Assistant on the set of "Get It Sold"
- Coordinated scheduling for segment shoots
- Facilitated Location and Materials Release acquisition
- Performed airdate notification tasks
- Provided web content information for HGTV corporate

Web Designer and Webmaster

Johns Hopkins University
(1 year 9 months)

• Created and designed website for teaching program at Johns Hopkins University
• Maintained site information, forums, webmail, and webspace

AutoCad Designer

Phoenix Engineering Inc
(4 months)Arbutus, Maryland

• Transcribed hand-drawn blueprints into electronic format using engineering design programs AutoCAD and Microprose
• Estimated material quantities and costs based on blueprint designs
• Provided technical support for company systems


Military Spouse Employment Partnership

– Present

Acted as Lead Developer for this Department of Defense project, part of the Joining Forces Initiative.

Blue Ribbon Commission for America's Nuclear Future(Link)

Acted as Lead Developer for this Department of Energy project.

Architect of the Capitol

Profile2 Registration Path(Link)

– Present module

United States Yacht Shows(Link)

I designed and developed, the primary site for United States Yacht Shows, which manages some of the largest boat shows in the country, including the Annapolis Sailboat and Powerboat shows.

Baltimore Development Corporation(Link)

Team members:


  • Drupal
  • jQuery
  • CSS
  • Web Development
  • MySQL
  • PHP
  • HTML
  • LAMP
  • Information Architecture
  • JavaScript
  • Git
  • Open Source
  • Apache
  • Web Design
  • XML
  • Agile Methodologies
  • WordPress
  • CMS
  • HTML 5
  • AJAX
  • Front-end
  • Joomla
  • Behat
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The Johns Hopkins University

Master of Science (M.S.), Computer Science

Boston College

BA, Philosophy, General Education

Study Abroad Program in Parma, Italy: Focus on Italian Language Studies
Radio DJ for WZBC

Activities and Societies: Cum Laude, Dean's List. First Honors, Golden Key International Honour Society

Volunteer Experience & Causes

Pro Bono - Web Designer & Developer

Universal Aid for Children Ukraine

Opportunities Matthew is looking for:

  • Skills-based volunteering (pro bono consulting)

Causes Matthew cares about:

  • Children
  • Disaster and Humanitarian Relief
  • Poverty Alleviation

Organizations Matthew supports:

  • Universal Aid for Children Ukraine


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