Achilles Poloynis
PO Box 838, Ukiah, CA 95482 - (707) 293-5639 -


I have more than 20 years of web, graphics, and application development experience with various platforms and languages. I am resourceful, with a critical eye for detail and a strong work ethic. I enjoy navigating the sometimes demanding ebb and flow of tasks while maintaining perspective and a healthy sense of humor. I take pride in making a positive impact on society and working with teams that value integrity and striving for excellence.

Skill set

I have a broad background with many different programming languages and applications as well as the ability to quickly to learn new applications and/or languages to be implemented with cross-browser functionality intact. I have setup, upgraded, and maintained LAMP servers for others as well as run my own personal server. The following are some of the more prominent languages, tools, and applications that I have a strong knowledge of;
Languages & Frameworks
  • PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, NativeScript, Angular2, WordPress, Drupal, Cordova/Phonegap, Objective C, TypeScript, Java, Perl, Salesforce Apex, Ruby
Software, Platforms, & Other
  • Android Studio, Xcode, Git, JIRA, Node.js, Apache/2, MySQL, PostgreSQL, XAMPP, Linux, Windows, OS X, AWS, Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effects), Balsamiq, Wordpress, Drupal, Expression Engine, Magento, Cordova/Phonegap, Docker, GIMP, Inkscape, Audacity

Experience Highlights

Web Developer / Programmer
Sonoma State University (April 2018 - Present) Rohnert Park, CA (
  • Working with a small team, I maintain, migrate, customize, and upgrade SSU's Drupal sites with specific attention to meeting WCAG(accessibility) standards.
  • I create mockups, artwork, and design assets as needed.
  • To enhance functionality and meet student and staff ever evolving needs, I develop custom applications and APIs as needed.
Software Engineering Manager and UI Programmer
Autonet Mobile (March 2008 - Oct 2017) Santa Rosa, CA (
  • Using information both from myself and from our engineering team, I provided the scope, spec, documentation and design of new mobile and desktop applications, both functionally and visually.
  • I programmed and developed user interfaces for Autonet's products as well as for the customer facing web sites and mobile apps.
  • I managed in house as well as overseas developers and oversaw deployments.
  • I designed and created both web and print graphics including labels, user guides, etc.
PHP / Moodle Developer
Bauman College (August 2010 - June 2012) Penngrove, CA
  • I was initially hired by Bauman College to fix up existing problems with the PHP side of their Moodle platform, but was then retained to redesign and update their entire online learning system, visually as well as functionally, to include the latest features.
FCOMM (October 2007 - April 2008) Santa Rosa, CA
  • Working with FCOMM I streamlined tasks for building and testing software/hardware for internet systems. Using SSH via Putty I would configure cell devices to integrate with Linux based, back-end systems allowing for multiple cell signals to be easily managed from one location.
Senior Web Consultant
Cisco Systems (August 2000 - June 2001) San Jose, CA
  • I met with internal and external business users around the world to design, develop, and implement custom news portals and forums to meet the needs of each group of professionals.
  • I personally designed and produced UI and integrated it with hand coded HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JAVA, UNIX, CVS, Webcrossing and PERL to make sure each site was secure, each with its own -look and feel- fitting within the Cisco Systems design criteria both in the US and international community.
Web Developer
Autodesk Inc (February 2000 - August 2000) San Rafael, CA (
  • I was part of a small team that created, modified, and maintained their year 2000 site and company branding redesign in both the US and Asia Pacific.
Freelance Developer
Various (August 2000 - Current) Ukiah, CA
  • Throughout my career I have made websites for companies, individuals, and local non-profits including radio stations and school organizations.

Recent Work Examples

Autonet Mobile Sonoma State University Nissan Wifi Stanroy Music Center