I have a keen eye for design. Though I prefer a minimal, bold approach, I will work with your branding and needs to achieve your goals.
Once a design is established, development begins. I will code the design that will serve your content across all devices seamlessly.
In need of hosting? I provide WordPress managed hosting that fits your budget. My hosting provides security and reliability for your peace of mind.
Website Design & Development
I am happily married to my wife, Alicia. We have two children, Jace and Ellie Bre. I love to learn, watch movies, and play guitar. I work hard to be ethical in all of my dealings, and integrity is key. Read on to see how I can best serve you.
Support WordPress based products with customers of various experience levels
Testing of new releases and products
Present - January 2015
Contract - Distributed
Operated wpforchurch.com in conjunction with partner.
Website design, development, and product development.
WooCommerce Expiring Products – wpovernight.com
Github and Bitbucket – jamzth
March 2012 – January 2015
ChurchWeb innovations - Louisville, KY
Operated ChurchWeb innovations in conjunction with partner.
All website design and development and product development.
August 2012 – April 2013
Event Media Coordinator
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary - Louisville, KY
Coordination and management of technicians for all SBTS events and conferences.
Stage design, audio/video control and management, and client relations.
2010 – 2012
High School Science Teacher
East Memorial Christian Academy - Prattville, AL
Instruct all the classes of Biology, Chemistry, and Physics.
Fulfill other duties when required.
Master of Divinity
Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Kentucky
Working towards a Masters that is roughly 2.5x more extensive than most other Masters
Bachelor's of Science
Auburn University in Montgomery, Alabama
Earned a BS in Biology. Went on to teach high school sciences ranging from Life Science to Physics for 3yrs in total
East Memorial Christian Academy, Alabama
With uniforms and high academic expectations, I worked hard for this one
Skills & Interests
WordPress is the most prolific CMS in use these days. It's wonderful to use. I've been developing highly specialized themes around WordPress for several years now. It's incredibly versatile.
With a vast experience in page builders, I will be able to get you up and running quick. I also include LayersWP in my services.
Server-side tools are wonderful tools. WordPress is built using PHP. This means that I use this all the time. Adding this tool in conjunction with HTML%, CSS3, and WordPress, creates a wonderful set for website design and development.
Who doesn't like HTML5?! I know and am learning HTML5 everyday. I look for the best structure and layout that is most widely supported. Without a base, the building will fall.
I enjoying using SCSS with (or without) compass. It's gold and it allows me to use the best practices to style my layout.
With my familiarity of WordPress, database is something that I can certainly run through and correct any issues. I am not a database expert, but I can solve any problems that I might run into.
Photoshop is good. I use it for sure. Personally, I prefer to use Illustrator and CSS3 whenever possible to lessen the load time of the site.
This is my go-to app for website mock-up. I love the features, svg and png options, and have used it for almost a decade.
I decided that james.hammack.us needed a bit of sprucing up. So here it is. I intend to be posting more regularly here on all things WordPress, design, and development. You can expect to see many thin…