Brian Kemper

Web Developer

■ Versatile web developer with over 25 years of experience.

■ Highly adaptable to any job situation with a passion for problem solving.

■ Experienced in working with multinational business and research projects.

■ Adept at communicating ideas between management, marketing and technical teams.

■ HTML ■ PHP ■ WordPress ■ MySQL ■ PostgreSQL ■ Sass ■ CSS ■ JavaScript ■ jQuery ■ Bootstrap ■ Composer ■ Git ■ Photo and Video editing

Jungle Scout | Austin, Texas | July 2018-October 2019
PHP/WordPress Developer

■ Front end developer for responsive, mobile friendly, high volume WordPress content.

■ Scaled, maintained, and improved existing website infrastructure as part of an agile engineering team.

■ Worked with marketing and design teams to develop effective campaigns.

Encompass K.K. | Tokyo, Japan | 2009-June 2018
Senior Programmer

■ Creator and lead developer of a web-based sales management platform for small businesses.

■ Project Manager for client website development, social media presence, book publishing, smartphone app development and marketing campaigns.

■ Responsible for communicating project requirements from management to technical staff and third party vendors.

The University of Tokyo | Tokyo, Japan | 2003-2009
Cooperative Researcher | Tsujii Laboratory 2007-2009

■ Project manager and lead developer of PathText: a text mining integrator for biological pathway visualizations developed in collaboration with the University of Tokyo, Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology, National Centre for Text Mining (University of Manchester) and Systems Biology Institute.


Cooperative Researcher | Department of Frontier Sciences & Science Integration | 2002-2007

■ Lead developer for the EKOSS system, a semantic search engine developed for the sharing, discovery, and integration of expert scientific knowledge using semantic web and AI technologies.

■ Lead developer for the Tokyo Half Project: A web-based exchange for countermeasure technology and computational model development. Managed integration with the MIT CADLab DOME project.

eigoTown.com | Tokyo, Japan | 2002-2003
IT Manager

■ Managed marketing websites and internal computer network.

Rutter Communications | Muncie, Indiana | 1992-2001
Communications & Programming Director

■ Developed web-based weekly video news program for internal sales team communication, managed purchasing and maintenance of computers, communications, and networking equipment.

■ Scaled, maintained, and improved existing website infrastructure as part of an agile engineering team.

■ Video production, editing and creative for local television commercials and lead developer for a regional telephone directory portal.

Ball State University Computer Labs | Muncie, Indiana | 1990-1992
Lab Manager

■ Helped students with computer and printer issues.

Ball State University | Muncie, Indiana | 1990-1995

■ Master of Science: Information and Communication Sciences

■ Bachelor of Arts: Telecommunications
, Applications of Computer Science Minor

Monrovia High School | Monrovia, Indiana

Brian Kemper, Takuya Matsuzaki, Yukiko Matsuoka, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Hiroaki Kitano, Sophia Ananiadou, Jun-ichi Tsujii Bioinformatics [ISMB]. 01/2010; 26:374-381.

Y Matsuoka, S Ghosh, N Kikuchi, R Sætre, B Kemper, N Okazaki, S Ananiadou, J Tsujii, H Kitano 10th International Conference on Systems Biology; 09/2009

Steven Kraines, Rafael Batres, Brian Kemper, Michihisa Koyama, Vincent Wolowski Journal of Industrial Ecology 02/2008; 10(4):37 – 60. · 2.28 Impact

Rune Sætre, Brian Kemper, Kanae Oda, Naoaki Okazaki, Yukiko Matsuoka, Norihiro Kikuchi, Hiroaki Kitano, Yoshimasa Tsuruoka, Sophia Ananiadou, Jun-ichi Tsujii Proceedings of the International Conference on Language Resources and Evaluation, LREC 2008, 26 May – 1 June 2008, Marrakech, Morocco; 01/2008

R Sætre, B Kemper, K Oda, N Okazaki, Y Matsuoka, N Kikuchi, H Kitano, Y Tsuruoka, S Ananiadou, J Tsujii Genomes to Systems Conference 2008 Handbook; 01/2008

Steven B. Kraines, Weisen Guo, Brian Kemper, Yutaka Nakamura The Semantic Web – ISWC 2006, 5th International Semantic Web Conference Athens, GA, USA, November 5-9, 2006, Proceedings; 01/2006