Graham Powrie

Graham Powrie

Portland, United States
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Graham Powrie

Graham Powrie

Portland, United States
Member since November 22, 2013
Graham is a designer and developer focused on creating custom web applications that automate and improve business processes, while remaining flexible for iteration. He's a full-stack developer who can deliver a complete product from start to finish individually, or alongside a team.
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Portfolio
  • The Worker Ant LLC
    Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, WordPress, ActiveAdmin, CSS, Photoshop, Git, Heroku
  • DevelopmentNow
    Ruby on Rails, jQuery Mobile, Drupal, Appcelerator's Titanium, CSS, Photoshop
  • The Worker Ant LLC
    Ruby on Rails, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop, Git
Experience
  • Linux, 11 years
  • Adobe Photoshop, 10 years
  • Ruby on Rails, 7 years
  • Mobile Web, 7 years
  • Ruby, 7 years
  • JavaScript, 4 years
  • Ember.js, 2 years
Portland, United States
Availability
Part-time
Preferred Environment
Mac, Textmate, Git, Heroku
The most amazing...
...code I've written evolves neural networks (genetic algorithms) using processing power from cloud services, reporting results live to a parent app.
Employment
  • Freelancer
    The Worker Ant LLC
    2011 - PRESENT
    • Architected a social network integrated with Facebook from scratch for sailing community founded by Mount Gay Rum.
    • Created e-commerce store in Ember.js for tango dance shoes with fully customized business backend for inventory, customer and vendor management.
    • Redesigned Cointreau.us for launch with Vogue media campaign.
    • Created a genetic algorithm and web interface for exploring how different variable effect selection of solutions.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, Ember.js, WordPress, ActiveAdmin, CSS, Photoshop, Git, Heroku
  • Lead Developer
    DevelopmentNow
    2009 - 2011
    • Created a mobile web application for bidding/managing automobile auctions live for Manheim Auctions.
    • Created an image resizing API that provided an intelligently sized image for mobile devices with a single URL.
    • Created a mobile application (iOS/Android) for chemistry process timing/management for Thermo Fisher Scientific.
    • Mobilized the existing desktop site of TimeWarner Cable with geolocation matching to service areas.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, jQuery Mobile, Drupal, Appcelerator's Titanium, CSS, Photoshop
  • Freelancer
    The Worker Ant LLC
    2007 - 2009
    • Started a business for event registration system for dance festivals, managing payments, tracking subscribed events, and providing organization software for event managers.
    • Created websites using PHP-based web software while doing various levels of customization.
    • Created an e-commerce website for selling children's books in physical and digital formats.
    • Created a web app for bill splitting for complex roommate situations.
    Technologies: Ruby on Rails, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop, Git
Experience
  • Flaredown (Development)
    http://flaredown.com

    A patient self-tracking platform for chronic illness. Responsible for designing the Rails API, implementing the front-end using Ember.js, and managing the development team throughout.

  • eVisit (Development)
    http://evisit.com

    A tele-health platform for doctors to connect with their patients, perform checkups and prescribe medications electronically. Responsible for designing the Rails API, implementing the front-end using Ember.js and managing the development team throughout.

  • Ants (Other amazing things)
    http://ants.herokuapp.com

    Personal project exploring genetic algorithms for evolving ant-like things that search for food. Web interface gives information on generation fitness, replay of generation behavior, neural network map, and options for continuing/cloning/modifying the experiment.

  • Cointreau.us (Design)
    http://cointreau.us

    Redesigned and moved to WordPress. Mobilized important sections using responsive methods.

  • Simply Skin LLC (Design)

    A brochure website design for skincare business. Used Ember.js to achieve a single load, one-page site.

Skills
  • Languages
    CoffeeScript, Ruby, JavaScript, HTML5
  • Frameworks
    Ember.js, Ruby on Rails
  • Tools
    Asana, Adobe Photoshop, Git
  • Paradigms
    AJAX, Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Behavior-driven Development (BDD)
  • Platforms
    Mac OS X, Linux, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Misc
    Mobile Web
  • Libraries/APIs
    jQuery, D3.js, Backbone.js
  • Storage
    MySQL, PostgreSQL, Redis, NoSQL, Memcached
Education
  • Bachelor's of Science degree in General Science
    University of Oregon - Eugene, Oregon
    2005 - 2008
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