About Me

I'm a web developer living in San Diego, California. I have worked with companies like Advontemedia and Eydev. I'm currently working as an IT Project Manager at Knockaround. Creating is not just a job for me, it's a passion. I'm an avid Chicago sports fan, I love photography and video games. Lets talk.

Contact Details

Wes Gates
San Diego, CA
(951) 816-1307


Knockaround Sunglasses

IT Project Manager March 2015 - Present

Responsible for overseeing the stability and health of Knockaround's e-commerce website. Managing and optimizing Knockaround's server structure and security. Responsible for all IT related tasks around Knockaround's office including updates, computer health, file- server upkeep and general maintenance.


Lead Web Developer February 2011 - August 2014

Responsible for all client web sites and applications for corporate, non-profit and other. Performed the full spectrum of web-related tasks, including strategy, layout, optimization, server-side programming, MySQL databases, HTML and CSS, testing, training, hosting, security, traffic generation and ongoing updates. Primarily working in Drupal, Joomla, and Wordpress. Resolve technical support issues involving server set up and maintenance and PC/OSX repairs.


As overused as these "skills" bar graphs are, I think they are important in showing you how comfortable I am personally using tools and languages important to Web Development and Design.

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Wordpress
  • CSS
  • HTML5
  • jQuery

Get In Touch.

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