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Tech Team

Josh Gilper, BSE
Director of Software Development

Josh Gilper has more than 15 years of programming experience. At Artcraft, he manages all stages of software development for applications developed internally and for clients. His work encompasses web and Windows applications, interactive Flash games, and apps for smart phones and tablets. Josh oversees the work of Artcraft’s programming staff, performing code reviews and quality control and ensuring adherence to best practices and coding standards. His expertise includes the technologies HTML, CSS, SQL, and GIS, and the programming languages C++, C#, Objective-C, JavaScript, Java, VBScript, and PHP.

Before coming to Artcraft, Josh was the lead application developer for an online web application that provides real-time, geographic crime-risk assessment reports to law-enforcement agencies. He also served as software manager for a leading website design and development company specializing in custom software applications. In that role, he developed n-tier applications using Microsoft’s .NET framework, and worked on integrating applications with geographical information systems.

Josh received his Bachelor of Science degree in engineering from the University of Pennsylvania, with a major in systems engineering and a minor in mathematics. While attending classes, Josh was a teacher’s assistant, aiding students in learning business computer languages.

Bill Whitehead
Digital Technology Lead

Artcraft was fortunate to have Bill join us in 2016. In 2005 he earned has a BFA degree from the College of New Jersey. With over 15 years of experience in web design and development, Bill Whitehead helps guide creative and tech teams in creating rich user-experiences for web and mobile applications. Prior to joining Artcraft, Bill was an independent IT consultant, working on digital projects for multiple Fortune 500 companies. His depth of knowledge regarding web development strengthens Artcraft's ability to stay competitive in the digital space.

Bill is married (Aimee) and they have a son Caleb and a dog Mosley. Activities include spending time outdoors with family exploring the nature trails of Hunterdon County, reading and making wood-fired pizza.

Timothy Parrotte
Digital Creative Director

Tim brings over 20 years of digital design and front-end development experience to Artcraft.

Tim began his career as an illustrator and graphic designer creating work for clients such as National Lampoon, Hallmark, and Childswork/Childsplay. His interest in website development began in 1995 after he developed his first website to promote his artwork. Today, as Artcraft’s Digital Creative Director he combines his design and development skills to assist our Technical Team produce internal and client software applications for a wide range of industries.

Tim and his wife, Veronica spend as much of their free time hiking, biking, and kayaking the wilderness of New Jersey, stopping to enjoy as many wineries and vineyards as they can along the way.