shawn_smiley's picture
United States
Current Role(s): 
Director of Engineering Operations
Achieve Internet

Professional Info

Companies Worked For
Image Works, xwave New England, TechKnowledge
Industries Worked In: 
Education, Museums, Healthcare, Veterinary, Finance, Media, Entertainment, Manufacturing, Government, Non-profit

Personal Info

Languages spoken: 

Shawn Smiley is the Director of Engineering Operations at Achieve with a focus on architecting and building highly scalable, reliable, secure, and high performance web applications on Drupal. Over the last 16 years, Shawn has actively participated in the evolution of the World Wide Web. Shawn began his career in web development in 1996 where he worked through the evolution from CGI/WebDBC to ASP/JSP/Cold Fusion, to .net, and finally to Drupal and PHP. During his career Shawn has been actively involved in all aspects of system design and implementation, including networking and hosting design, database administration, integration with legacy systems, and working with cutting edge technology to deliver the optimal platform to customers.

Acquia Certified Grand MasterAcquia Certified DeveloperAcquia Certified Backend SpecialistAcquia Certified Front-end Specialist
Acquia Certified Drupal 8 Foundations


Member for
9 years 1 month
At least 1 edit
Drupal Contributions: 

Modules and themes for the Vital Signs website.
Additional features for the module install_profile_api.
Additional documentation on the Date module.
Additional features for the module imagemenu.
Working on integrating WYSIWYG with Panels for Drupal 7.
Media Translation module
Apache Solr Media module
Media Update module
Views Media Browser module
Webform Accordion
OG Flag
Achievements Embeddable
Commons Correct Answer

Drupal Certifications

Areas of Expertise: 
Integration Engineer
Site builder
Project Manager
Performance specialist
Drupal Events: 
DrupalCon San Francisco 2010
DrupalCon Chicago 2011
DrupalCon Los Angeles 2015

Credited on 10 issues fixed in the past 1 year


Drupal Association Individual Member

shawn_smiley helps support and grow the Drupal community with the Drupal Association.

My mentors: 

One person lists shawn_smiley as a mentor

I contributed Drupal patches
I contributed Drupal modules
I contributed Drupal themes
I contributed Drupal documentation
I reviewed Project applications
I provide Drupal-related services