Lyle Andrew Reed

{+} Full-Stack Web Developer {+} Physics {+} Photographer {+} Backpacker {+}

Nashville, TN

Email: lyleareed (at) gmail (dot) com


I'm passionate about creating unique, modern, and functional digital experiences.


Web Developer & Team Lead, Feb 2013 - June 2015
Skaggs Creative; New York, NY

  • Back and Front-End Engineer / Designer / Project Manager
  • ExpressionEngine PHP tech stack with modern development practices
  • Developed features end-to-end, from designing the backend to consuming the API on the client.
  • Led projects and client interactions for a holistic development process

Astrophysics Research Assistant, May 2011 - May 2012
Skidmore College Physics Dept; Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Developed radio telescope analysis application to study star forming regions of hydrogen gas
  • Main technologies: Interactive Data Language (IDL), Matlab, and SQL
  • Automated research statistical analysis and produced graphical results
  • American Astronomical Society (AAS) poster presentation. Austin, TX - Jan 2012

Media Support Tech, Aug 2010 - May 2012
Skidmore College Media Services; Saratoga Springs, NY

  • Part of a large team resolving hardware, software, network, and media issues
  • Event support and management as liaison with outside performance groups.
  • Help desk and telephone support for equipment and PC / Mac OSX workstations.
  • Assisted and guided users in audio, video, and print production.

Field Contractor, July 2008
TekSystems; Nashville, TN

  • Installed updated server rack equipment in branch offices under Cisco/Telamon contract.


Programming Languages: HTML, CSS, Javascript, PHP, SQL, Java, IDL, Matlab

Web Frameworks: CodeIgniter, AngularJS, Bootstrap, Boilerplate, Skeleton

Front-End Libraries: jQuery, jQuery Mobile, D3.js, Processing.js

Operating Systems: Mac OSX, Linux (Ubuntu, Debian), Windows

Database: MySQL, XML/JSON

Content Systems: ExpressionEngine, Craft, Wordpress

Software: Adobe Photoshop / InDesign / Illustrator, SketchUP, Microsoft Office

Other Technologies: Arduino, Git, Trello, Gulp, LESS, Node.js, Mailchimp

Philosophies: Behavior and Data Driven Development, clean and consistent code


B.A. - Physics & Mathematics, 2012

Society of Physics Students (SPS), Photography Club

  • American Astronomical Society (AAS) poster presentation. Austin, TX - Jan 2012
  • Hudson River Undergraduate Mathematics Conference (HRUMC) 2012


  • Photography, digital and film
  • Classical guitar
  • Creative coding and algorithmic art
  • Astrophysics
  • Backpacking and snowboarding
  • Comics and illustration
  • Drone Racing
  • Robots and Automated Systems