Michael Sablone

Owner, Developer


I am an accomplished web developer with over 25 years of experience and exposure to almost every aspect of web technologies. Beginning as an award-winning interactive developer, I progressed to become an online SaaS developer and currently operate as a consultant, owning and operating a highly successful development agency comprising a team of 10 elite professionals.

Drawing upon my comprehensive understanding of web development, coupled with expertise in both front-end development and platform building, I possess an extensive and profound knowledge of digital technologies. I am deeply engaged with the practical aspects of development and remain actively involved by writing code on a daily basis. This hands-on approach allows me to stay current with the latest industry trends and technologies, ensuring that my skills remain current and applicable.

Professional Skills:
  1. Holistic Understanding: Having acquired a deep understanding of web development, I possess the unique ability to comprehend all the intricate nuances and components involved. This enables me to tackle complex challenges with ease and deliver comprehensive and seamless solutions.
  2. Front-end Development Expertise: As a specialist in front-end development, I possess exceptional proficiency in JavaScript, jQuery, Alpine, CSS, SCSS, Tailwind, and Bootstrap. I leverage these tools to create engaging user interfaces and exceptional user experiences while ensuring optimal performance and cross-browser compatibility.
  3. Platform Building: In addition to front-end development, I have honed my skills in platform building from conceptualization to delivery. This includes architecting robust and scalable web applications, seamlessly integrating with back-end systems, and prioritizing efficient data management.
  4. Aesthetic and Functional Design: Drawing from my background in fine arts and architecture, I possess a keen eye for aesthetic and functional design. This allows me to create visually appealing and intuitive web interfaces while ensuring a seamless user experience and effective wayfinding concepts at scale.
  5. AWS Proficiency: I am proficient in utilizing a wide range of AWS services for setting up web hosting infrastructure. From Amazon EC2 to S3 and Route 53, I ensure secure, scalable, and reliable hosting environments for web applications.
  6. Task Runners: I am skilled in setting up and configuring local task runners such as Gulp, Grunt, and Webpack. These automation tools streamline development processes, optimize workflows, and enhance overall productivity for both individual and collaborative projects.
  7. CMS Systems and Platforms: I possess expertise in popular CMS systems such as WordPress and Craft, allowing for efficient content management and customization. Additionally, I am proficient in platforms like CodeIgniter and Laravel, providing robust foundations for web application development.
  8. GIT and Source Control: As an expert in GIT and source control, I ensure efficient collaboration, version control, and code management within development teams, facilitating seamless project integration and maintenance.
  9. CRM Systems and Marketing Email Tools: I have extensive experience working with CRM systems such as HubSpot, Marketo, and Perkuto. Leveraging these tools, I design, deploy, and track marketing emails to optimize customer engagement. I am also proficient in email marketing platforms like Constant Contact, Campaign Monitor, and Mailchimp.
  10. Google Analytics and Event Tracking: I am proficient in leveraging Google Analytics to gain valuable insights into website performance and user behavior. Additionally, I specialize in implementing event tracking, allowing for precise monitoring of user interactions, conversions, and other key metrics. By analyzing this data, I can provide data-driven recommendations for optimizing website performance and achieving business objectives.
  11. Ecommerce Technologies: I possess expertise in various ecommerce technologies, including WooCommerce, Magento, and Shopify. Whether it’s setting up online stores, integrating payment gateways, or managing product catalogs, I am well-versed in creating secure, scalable, and user-friendly ecommerce solutions.
  12. Continuous Learning and Adaptability: With a rapidly evolving industry, I understand the importance of staying up-to-date with the latest technologies and trends. I embrace continuous learning and actively seek out new tools and frameworks to enhance my skills and adapt to the ever-changing web development landscape.
  13. Leadership and Consultancy: As a consultant and owner of a development agency, I have honed my leadership and consultancy skills. I excel at guiding teams, collaborating with stakeholders, and providing strategic direction to ensure project success. My ability to communicate effectively and manage resources enables me to deliver exceptional results while fostering positive working relationships.
  14. Problem Solving and Troubleshooting: Throughout my career, I have developed strong problem-solving and troubleshooting skills. I am adept at identifying and resolving technical issues, optimizing code performance, and ensuring smooth functionality across different browsers and devices.
  15. Strong Work Ethic and Commitment to Excellence: I approach every project with a strong work ethic, striving for excellence in every aspect of my work. Whether it’s meeting project deadlines, delivering high-quality code, or providing exceptional client service, I am dedicated to surpassing expectations and achieving outstanding outcomes.
  16. Collaboration and Teamwork: With my experience as a consultant and agency owner, I have cultivated strong collaboration and teamwork skills. I excel at fostering a positive and inclusive work environment, promoting knowledge sharing, and encouraging open communication to ensure effective collaboration among team members.
  17. Client Relationship Management: Throughout my career, I have built and maintained long-term relationships with clients by providing exceptional service and delivering successful projects. I excel at understanding client requirements, managing expectations, and offering tailored solutions to meet their specific needs.

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