Corey Stout

Corey Stout

Pittsburgh, United States
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Corey Stout

Corey Stout

Pittsburgh, United States
Member since February 20, 2017
Corey has over 9 years of experience developing Ruby on Rails and JavaScript applications—including 4 years of managing his own development teams. He specializes in making applications fast and scalable. He communicates extremely well and prides himself on solving tough business problems with simple and elegant code.
Corey is now available for hire
Portfolio
Experience
  • PostgreSQL, 9 years
  • RSpec, 9 years
  • Ruby on Rails (RoR), 9 years
  • JavaScript, 9 years
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS), 9 years
  • Heroku, 6 years
  • Stripe API, 5 years
  • Vue.js, 1 year
Pittsburgh, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
OSX, TextMate, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've coded is a full eCommerce solution with customer checkout, automatic affiliate payments, and warehouse fulfillment via REST APIs.
Employment
  • Director of Product Engineering
    Forever
    2015 - PRESENT
    • Recruited and led a team of 20+ agile developers/designers who worked on all aspects of the website: www.forever.com.
    • Constructed a robust SEO-focused eCommerce solution from the ground up to host over 10,000 unique products and process millions of dollars of transactions a month.
    • Architected and built a blazing fast infinitely scalable photo storage and organizing REST API using Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, Redis, Heroku, and AWS.
    • Led business and design decisions to drive Forever, Inc. from making thousands of dollars a month to millions of dollars a month.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, PostgreSQL, Redis, Elasticsearch, Heroku, AWS
  • Full-Stack Freelance Developer
    Agile Productions, LLC
    2011 - 2015
    • Turned startup ideas into blazing fast applications using leading technologies like Ruby on Rails, MeteorJS, React, PostgreSQL, Redis, Cordova, Heroku, and AWS.
    • Contracted with industry leaders like UPMC to develop cutting-edge mobile and web applications using Ruby on Rails, Cordova, and AngularJS.
    • Leveraged cutting-edge business development tools like Stripe, TaxJar, MailChimp, New Relic, Optimizely, Kissmetrics, and more to quickly iterate on new apps for early stage startups.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, AngularJS, React, Cordova, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis, MeteorJS, Heroku, AWS
  • Co-Founder | Lead Full-Stack Engineer
    Social Data Technologies
    2012 - 2014
    • Managed and was responsible for leading the full-stack development of a video dating and real-time messaging site.
    • Designed and built a viral Facebook app that brought in over 400,000 unique users to the site.
    • Implemented machine learning algorithms to match personalities accurately using traits from the users’ Facebook statuses and posts.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, MySQL, Heroku, AWS
  • Co-Founder | Experience Designer
    Agile Games, LLC
    2008 - 2011
    • Built a series of massively multiplayer games on Facebook, Twitter, and the web.
    • Scaled the applications to have over 10 million unique users, 85K daily active users, and over 800 million page views—all with a JRuby-based Ruby on Rails application.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, JavaScript, MySQL, AWS
Experience
  • Volt (Development)
    http://voltframework.com/

    Volt is a framework for building data-rich web applications shockingly fast.

    Volt is a reactive web framework where your Ruby code runs both on the server and the client (via Opal). The DOM automatically updates as the user interacts with the page—intelligently updating only the nodes that need to be changed. The data can easily be stored on the page, in a cookie, or in a database.

Skills
  • Languages
    EcmaScript 2015 (ES6), Sass, HTML5, Ruby, JavaScript, SQL, JRuby, LESS, PHP
  • Frameworks
    Stylus, Bootstrap 3+, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Capybara, AngularJS, Materialize CSS, PhoneGap, Cordova
  • Libraries/APIs
    Twitter API, Instagram API, Ruby on Rails API, Vue.js, jQuery, Amazon SQS, GitHub API, Stripe API, Facebook API, Facebook Open Graph API, Picasa API, Node.js, React.js, React Router
  • Tools
    GitHub, Amazon CloudFront CDN, RSpec, NPM, Git, Amazon EBS, RVM, TextMate, Sublime Text 3, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Google Analytics, Adobe After Effects, Puppet, Grunt, Capistrano, Webpack, Vim Text Editor
  • Paradigms
    Ruby on Rails Optimization
  • Platforms
    Heroku, Amazon Web Services (AWS), KISSmetrics, Meteor.js, Linux
  • Storage
    Amazon EC2, PostgreSQL, MySQL, Redis, Amazon S3, Amazon RDS, MongoDB
  • Misc
    Amazon Lambda, Capybara-Webkit, Heroku Deployment, New Relic, Amazon CloudWatch, Turbolinks, Elasticsearch, Autodesk Maya, Facebook Ads, Gulp, Amazon Route 53
Education
  • Bachelor of Science in Accounting
    Franciscan University of Steubenville - Steubenville, OH, USA
    2004 - 2007
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