Joel Kirchartz

Senior Full–Stack Developer


UI Engineer - Analytics and Web Optimization

Contractor at American Eagle Outfitters

Create temporary experiences and A/B tests through Adobe Target. Implement the Notify Me out-of-stock notification system, which generated over 1000 hits on its first day. Make other solutions permanent in the Ember portion of the UI.

Senior Interactive Developer

Garrison Hughes

Create animated CSS3/HTML5 ads, build and send email campaigns, manage digital videos, and maintain existing responsive WordPress sites.

  • Clients:
  • UPMC
  • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
  • First National Bank
  • and more

Front-End Developer

Contractor at Barkley REI

Create a responsive static frontend, and a complete responsive WordPress site, for 2 different clients in the education sector

Senior Developer

Fireman Creative

Create custom responsive WordPress sites mostly in the medical, non-profit, and real estate sectors. Implement systems, organize projects, and work closely with clients to fulfill their vision. Document processes and produce tutorials for Clients. Mentor junior developers and design team on development processes.

  • Clients:
  • UPMC (Curavi)
  • JCC Pittsburgh
  • ISAC Pittsburgh
  • Out & Equal
  • Honey Farms Construction LLC
  • and more

Technical Specialist III

Contractor at Google

Develop and maintain customizable functions to validate, clean, and optimize product data feeds across various shopping engines for a variety of clients and migrate VBScript to JavaScript.

  • Clients:
  • Vistaprint
  • Amazon
  • Tesco
  • Neiman Marcus
  • Walmart
  • Cabela's
  • and more

Brander, Team COBRA

Branding Brand

Work with critical, major, and minor issues and updates on existing user-friendly cross platform mobile websites and apps for major retailers across the globe.

  • Clients:
  • American Eagle
  • Hot Topic
  • Speedo
  • Timberland
  • Tumi Japan
  • and more

Web Developer


Maintain and implement new features and upgrades in existing custom content publication system, promote and improve best practices.

Full Stack Web Developer

Contractor at Songwhale

Implement cross-platform mobile websites and multimedia, redesign and modify multiple WordPress sites, templates, and plugins, and modify existing projects. Update and optimize a python game and make it cross-platform compatible. Setup and administer virtual hosting for projects. Mentor Junior Developers.

  • Clients:
  • BAMP
  • UPMC
  • DOTS
  • CalU
  • Clique Vodka
  • Dibella's Old Fashioned Submarines
  • Pittsburgh Penguins
  • Pittsburgh Pirates
  • and more

Web Developer


Maintain and develop eCommerce websites for over 200 automotive dealerships nationwide, including marketing and mobile sites, custom CMS modules, SEO Optimization, and 3rd party technologies. Develop an API to drill down into automotive inventory information.

  • Clients:
  • Day Automotive
  • Baierl Automotive
  • Findlay Auto Group
  • Kelly Auto Group
  • and more

Multimedia Designer


Film, edit, compose, render, optimize, and transcribe thousands of videos for use in an online patient education system. Design and Animate Marketing materials for print and web. Develop best-practices for compression, storage and playback of all digital media.


Steel City Codefest

Winner: Design Category

Team Hyperham worked with The Pittsburgh Downtown Partnership (PDP) & City of Pittsburgh Department of Public Works (DPW) to create the SmarTrash website and 2 apps to assist in communications between the PDP & DPW to help organize the effort to keep Pittsburgh’s streets clean.


CodeSchool, Codecademy, FreeCodeCamp, SoloLearn

Studied AngularJS, Ember, C#, JavaScript, Ruby/Rails, Python, GIT, Mongo DB, Bootstrap, and more.

B.S. Interactive Multimedia Design

Art Institute of Pittsburgh

Studied Design, Videography, Photography, Philosophy, Psychology, and more. Tutored peers.