Matt Cook

Full Stack Developer / Musician


A full stack developer with unmatched drive, flexibility, and aptitude for learning new tools, seeking to bring a diverse skill set in programming, design, and media to the technology industry.


University of Central Missouri
B.M. Jazz/Commercial Music, Magna Cum Laude
May 2017

Full Stack Web Development Nanodegree
In-Progress 2017

Mozilla Developer Network, Team Treehouse, Codecademy, Code School, FreeCodeCamp
Introductory courses in Git, HTML, CSS, databases, PHP, responsive web design, Ruby, JavaScript, Bootstrap, jQuery


Strongest skills notated with a '*'.

Languages: *Python, SQL, Javascript, *HTML5, *CSS3, Sass

Frameworks/Libraries: jQuery, Flask

Other: Linux, *SQL/PostgreSQL, Git, *Responsive Web Design, CodeKit, Gulp, *macOS, *Affinity and Adobe Suites, *Sketch 3


Please view my portfolio here.


Freelance Web Developer, 2017 - Current

  • Design visually appealing, modern websites.
  • Create and consistently improve user experience to create one that is effective, consistent, and enjoyable.
  • Develop modular code that can be reused across projects to ensure quality and efficient workflow.

Matt Cook Collective Bandleader, 2013 - Current

  • Led and presented the ensemble of 5-6 people at over 40 venues/schools locally and in 6 states over 3 tours.
  • Educated over 1,000 public school students in the areas of music, networking, and the professional music world.
  • Organized fundraising efforts for the group’s full studio album.


“Outstanding Senior” award from the UCM Department of Music, Eagle Scout, 1st prize American Jazz Museum Composition, All-State and All-Collegiate jazz ensembles, Pi Kappa Lambda music honors society, Central Missouri Academic Scholars, National Association of Future Music Educators, Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia men’s music fraternity