Senior Developer2018 - 2019Macrostax
- Triaged and stabilized a Ruby on Rails application with a tumultuous development history.
- Migrated most important business functions from Rails/jQuery to Phoenix/Vue and cut hosting costs dramatically.
- Planned from scratch and achieved a major feature attempted unsuccessfully by prior developers, giving the business a competitive edge in the nutrition market.
- Handled front-end, back-end, design, and devops for the first six months.
- Hired other developers and a designer to expand the team and accomplish features as a group.
Contract Developer2017 - 2018DWM Holdings
- Built a robust web tool for configuring light poles with manufacturing grade requirements, validations, and specifications.
- Created a process for importing raw industrial parts from and exporting complete orders to the company ERP system.
- Worked with a small team as a senior developer, responsible for architectural decisions, advising, and mentoring.
Founder2014 - 2018Fathom.digital
Technologies: Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Ember.js, Phoenix, Elixir
- Ran a one-man-band in the remote worker market space, searching for solutions to the challenges of distributed teams and individuals that also call the office home.
- Built a Slack bot to encourage genuine team culture building in situations where in-person communication is not possible.
Contract Developer2015 - 2016Decision Resources Group
Technologies: GitHub, Ember.js, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby
- Led and developed for three project teams using Ruby on Rails and Ember for web-based big data display and analysis.
- Created reusable components in Ember.js to be used across company projects and boost junior development productivity.
Freelance Developer2011 - 2015The Worker Ant, LLC
Technologies: Heroku, Git, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, ActiveAdmin, WordPress, Ember.js, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
- Architected a social network integrated with Facebook from scratch for sailing community founded by Mount Gay Rum.
- Created an eCommerce store in Ember.js for tango dance shoes with fully customized business back end for inventory, customer, and vendor management.
- Redesigned Cointreau.us for launch with Vogue's media campaign.
- Created a genetic algorithm and web interface for exploring how different variable effect selection of solutions.
Lead Developer2009 - 2011DevelopmentNow
Technologies: Adobe Photoshop, CSS, Appcelerator Titanium, Drupal, jQuery Mobile, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
- 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.
Freelance Developer2007 - 2009The Worker Ant, LLC
- 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 eCommerce website for selling children's books in physical and digital formats.
- Created a web app for bill splitting for complex roommate situations.