Scott Heinowski

Making great stuff for the Web

Scott Heinowski is a Developer / Designer with a passion for making sites and applications that are web native and perfectly fit the medium, all while embracing user-centric experiences and empowering emerging platforms through API development, and focusing on solutions that are scaleable and maintainable.

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Professional Experience

University of Michigan
Student Life Technology Solutions 2006-Present

Web Applications Developer

  • Technical lead, Design, Development, Administration and Support for A CMS platform containing 40+ sites, including both Drupal and Wordpress, running on a Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP server stack.
  • Development and design of custom Web applications written in PHP, utilizing vendor APIs.
  • Managed code and workflow utilizing Git, Composer, and Docker.
  • Front-end design and development utilizing Adobe Photoshop, Adobe XD, SCSS, SCSS, HTML5, TWIG, and Javascript.
  • Back-end design and development utilizing PHP, JSON, MySQL, MSSQL, MVC and object oriented code standards
  • Worked with Units and Departmental staff to optimize user experience for students and staff, streamline business processes, and effectively communicate their story via the web.
  • Utilized skills in: Responsive Web Design, Web Application Architecture, Wireframe Diagrams, Process Flow Diagrams, Brand Development and Integration, Relational Database design
  • Serving as digital accessibility Liaison for Student Life, advocating for and incorporating accessibility as a core pillar of our work, and furthering the divisional and university values of diversity, equity, and inclusion.

Web Designer Senior

  • Designed and Developed marketing and informational sites including consulting on information architecture, design, logo, look and feel. Utilized CSS, HTML, Coldfusion, MSSQL.
  • Deployed web sites to Windows Server, IIS based servers.


Western Michigan University
Haworth College of Business

Bachelors of Business Administration, Computer Information Systems
December 2005

  • Major in Computer Information Systems, Advanced courses include: Enterprise Project,Business Web Architecture, Portal Server Development, Database Systems Development, Network Administration and Security, and Business Programming.
  • Minor in General Business with classes in Accounting Management, Marketing, and Business Communication.