Michael McDermott is a graduation of Philadelphia University with a degree in computer science. Since 1999 he has worked in a number of industries as a web and application developer. He has worked on large and small teams on e-Commerce, portal integration, legal services, real estates, document management, mobile solutions, telecommunications and health care. Since 2006 he has worked as a freelance developer creating custom websites using HTML, CSS, PHP, JQuery and Wordpress as his main technologies. He as worked with several graphic design firms to go from Photoshop mockups to functioning websites. These include Swivel Studio, Fast Panda and Holton Sentivan + Gury.



Pepper Hamilton
Web and Application Developer

Pepper has been a consistent client of mine since 2004. For them I’ve created dozens of custom business and litigation applications for

  • Payroll
  • HR
  • trial
  • information
  • testimony redaction
  • litigation management
  • document processing
  • Intranet Applications


Springboard Sangha
Custom Wordpress Solution

Springboard Sangha is a Buddhist meditation center in West Mt. Airy. For their simple, yet highlight used blog I created. The main features are:

  •  News section where staff can upload text, photos and audio
  • Calendar section with upcoming events and classes linked to their Google Calendar
  • An updatable photo album
  • A page of resources and links
  • I also integrated a PayPal shopping cart where people can make donations to the Sangha, sign up for retreats and purchase merchandise.


Karakung Swim Club
Wordpress Website and Custom PHP Registration Site

For Karakung Swim Club I created

  • A complete front-end WordPress site with
    • News
    • Events
    • Photo Album
    • Document Library
    • Contact Form
    • Waiting List Registation
  • Member Portal
    • Renew Membership
    • Add / remove family members from your membership profile
    • Make member dues Payment
    • See report of your past payments
  • Administration Portal
    • Administrate list of enrolled members
    • Administrate list of Wait List enrollees
    • Management payment history for members
    • Print membership cards


Wake Up Yoga
Custom PHP and JSON Integration for Yoga Studio
  • Created custom widgets to tie in YogaReg database to display upcoming classes and workshops
  • Creation on HTML calendar
  • Working with fast-panda (lead designer and site manager) to meet client requests


Gross and Quade Property Management
Wordpress Website and Property Management System
  • Created a tenant / property management company website for people to find new rental properties.
  • Also included were a tenant portal where existing tenants could contact Gross and Quade and download forms and guidelines.


Gene Coleman
Wordpress Site
  • WordPress site for International Composer and Performer


Wordpress Site
  • WordPress site for Indie Record Label / Music Collective


Gemini Wolf Portal
  • Landing site integrating Soundcloud, YouTube, BandCamp, Twitter and Tumblr for Philadelphia based electronic music duo.


Philadelphia University
BS Computer Science