Kevin Crimi, Developer in New York, NY, United States
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Kevin Crimi

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Google Material Design Developer

New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
May 16, 2016

Kevin is a programmer, scientist, and designer, He utilizes his diverse background and skill sets to work with the client to first understand and clarify the true requirements of the product and then implement clean, sustainable products which are built with longevity in mind.


Slack, Trello, Retrofit, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, GitHub, Git, Java, Android
Google Maps API, Parse, Otto, Retrofit, OkHttp, Android SDK
Looker, Tableau, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, Apache Pig, Hadoop, Redshift...




Preferred Environment

Git, Sublime Text, Android Studio, IntelliJ IDEA, OS X

The most amazing...

...thing I've coded was a script to apply machine learning algorithms to fMRI data to pinpoint predict location-based memory in a human brain. SCIENCE!

Work Experience

Android Engineer

2016 - PRESENT
  • Built out new automated services for users to increase scale.
  • Implemented A/B testing to find the optimum price point and sale strategy.
  • Designed the UI/UX for service introduction and control experiences.
  • Created the database and architecture designs of new microservices.
  • Modernized the app infrastructure to make it more maintainable and efficient.
  • Led the technical transition strategy for a subscription transition.
Technologies: Slack, Trello, Retrofit, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, GitHub, Git, Java, Android

Android Developer

2015 - 2016
  • Built a framework API layer for leveraging Foursquare and Swarm data using Retrofit and Otto.
  • Built back-end code with Parse Cloud Code to handle app data storage.
  • Designed all the assets with an emphasis on material design best practices.
  • Integrated with phone apps using implicit intents to let the user share, call, and get directions to different venues.
  • Focused on modular design to easily leverage data layer in future apps.
Technologies: Google Maps API, Parse, Otto, Retrofit, OkHttp, Android SDK

Data Scientist

2014 - 2015
  • Created a business intelligence portal for internal business use incorporating Tableau, Looker, and Ruby on Rails.
  • Built an automated reporting framework for data distribution using R, Python, and Ruby on Rails.
  • Designed and developed a data pipeline using AWS S3, Hadoop, and Pig to export to Redshift.
  • Worked with engineering to architect and curate data structure and storage.
  • Worked with the finance department to overhaul the accounting system.
Technologies: Looker, Tableau, Amazon S3 (AWS S3), Amazon EC2, Apache Pig, Hadoop, Redshift, MySQL, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Ruby, Python, R

Web Developer

2013 - 2014
Dimassimo Goldstein
  • Built an overhauled site for a client, RightScale, using PHP.
  • Developed a custom minimal CMS using MySQL and Smarty templates to build the site.
  • Investigated options for using Facebook API for a promotional personalized Valentine's day app.
Technologies: Smarty, PhpMyAdmin, MySQL, PHP

Research Fellow

2013 - 2013
National Institute of Advanced Science and Technology (AIST)
  • Investigated data mapping techniques for a music-exploring app UI.
  • Evaluated the results of different algorithms using YouTube music video data and a million song data set.
Technologies: Python, MATLAB

Wink App
An app for controlling smart home products and automating actions across multiple device manufacturers.


An Android app which makes it easy to give apathetic reviews for mediocre places. This app leverages Foursquare data to allow users to search for venues, read, and post reviews, and to check into places while also giving an option to have a one-button review to give feedback that a place is just "meh".


A game which uses emojis to help you learn new languages. Currently in development for IOS and Android using React Native.


A minimal music application that utilizes the SoundCloud API to browse the most recently uploaded music.

Data Dash Data Portal

An integrated data portal for business intelligence utilizing interactive graphs and charts made with Tableau and Looker inside a Ruby on Rails app.
2010 - 2013

Master of Science Degree in Computer Science

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA (USA)

2010 - 2013

Master of Arts Degree in Neuroscience

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA (USA)

2007 - 2010

Bachelor of Arts Degree in Neuroscience

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA (USA)

2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Music Degree in Music Performance

University of Southern California - Los Angeles, CA (USA)


Otto, REST APIs, Retrofit, Foursquare API, Google Maps API, Node.js, Google Maps


Adobe Photoshop, GitHub, Jekyll, Android Studio, Git, IntelliJ IDEA, Sublime Text, Tableau, Looker, PhpMyAdmin, MATLAB, Trello, Slack, Adobe Illustrator, RubyMine


SQL, Java, PHP, Python, R, Ruby


MySQL, Redshift, NoSQL, Amazon S3 (AWS S3)


Android, Firebase, MacOS, Parse, OS X, Apache Pig, Amazon EC2


RESTful Development, Agile


Hadoop, Smarty, Android SDK, React Native, Ruby on Rails (RoR)


Google Material Design, OkHttp, Twofish

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