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Erick Katzenstein

Erick Katzenstein

Brooklyn, United States
Member since April 10, 2017
Erick is a lead developer at a technology consulting studio based in New York and Portland. Much of his professional experience includes technology development with product, automotive, and architectural designers—focusing on ways to improve design process through web and stand-alone applications. Erick's background is in architectural design, and his major interests include 3D interaction and data visualization.
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  • JavaScript, 6 years
  • Grasshopper, 6 years
  • HTML, 6 years
  • D3.js, 4 years
  • Three.js, 4 years
  • GLSL, 3 years
  • React.js, 2 years
  • Node.js, 2 years
Brooklyn, United States
Preferred Environment
macOS, VS Code, Git
The most amazing...
...thing I've coded is an interactive reaction/diffusion shader with GLSL and Unity3D.
  • Software Engineer (Front-End)
    Enigma Technologies
    2017 - PRESENT
    • Worked for Enigma Assembly and Enigma Public—focusing on front-end architecture and development.
    Technologies: JavaScript, React, Redux, Flow, Jest, HTML, CSS, WebGL, SVG
  • Lead Developer
    Mode Lab
    2016 - 2017
    • Led the New York development team—focusing on the strategic growth and success of the online research and development initiatives.
    • Developed full-stack web and desktop apps with 3D interaction, data visualization, and parametric CAD models.
    • Conducted in-depth work with client teams—focusing on all aspects of the companies business—including project management, customer relations, strategy, and advanced research and development.
    Technologies: Node.js, React, Redux, WebGL, CAD
  • Senior Technology Specialist
    Mode Lab
    2014 - 2016
    • Acted as the technology lead on several computational modeling projects—developing tools for custom CAD applications and web applications.
    • Led several educational programs on technology training—focusing on adoption of custom tools developed in-house.
    • Led 12 workshops in a little over two years on parametric modeling in architecture and product design with clients and participants from various technology conferences.
    Technologies: Node.js, GLSL, WebGL, CAD
  • Design Technologist
    LMN Architects
    2011 - 2014
    • Worked for LMN Tech Studio: a design collaboration and technology consultation within LMN Architects.
    • Researched and developed on a variety of projects—focused primarily on parametric modeling, digital fabrication, and software interoperability.
    Technologies: JavaScript, CAD, SQL
  • (Development) is a project that focuses on accessing Three.js examples in the browser and editing it in the session. The stack includes React, Redux, and CodeMirror.

  • (Development)

    This is the sister project of where you can do interactive scene editing in the browser; using CodeMirror, React, and Redux.

  • Create React App Full-Stack (Development)

    This is an NPM module that has boilerplate code for the full-stack version of a Create React app; using Express and Sequelize. It was the winner of a Fullstack Academy Hackathon.

  • Emojimation (Development)

    An NPM module for animated expressions using SVG. Built for an AI-powered sentiment-analysis chat room, using the Watson Tone Analyzer API.

    This package's initial conception was for the React Riot Hackathon 2017—where our team took home the Innovation Award.

  • Adobe Illustrator WebGL Contour Tool (Development)

    With this extension, you can import OBJ models and bring 3D interactions into Illustrator. You can also contour imported geometry, create sectional models for laser-cutting, CNC milling, and other subtractive fabrication/manufacturing.

  • Languages
    JavaScript, CSS, HTML, SQL, Processing, GLSL
  • Libraries/APIs
    Three.js, D3.js, React.js, jQuery, Node.js, WebGL, React Router
  • Tools
    Rhinoceros, Grasshopper, Revit, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, AutoCAD, Sequelize
  • Misc
    3D, Design, Google Material Design, Data Visualization
  • Frameworks
    Redux, Express.js, Electron.js
  • Platforms
    Desktop, Web
  • Paradigms
  • Storage
    PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Master of Architecture in Architecture
    University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA, USA
    2008 - 2010
  • Bachelor of Arts in Architecture and Math
    University of Pennsylvania - Philadelphia, PA, USA
    2004 - 2008
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