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Matt Carroll, User Interface (UI) Developer in Palo Alto, CA, United States
Matt Carroll

User Interface (UI) Developer in Palo Alto, CA, United States

Member since January 4, 2015
Matt is an Android development specialist with three years of experience building market-ready Android apps. In addition to his development background, Matt helps clients improve their mobile UI and UX through use-case analysis and visual design. Anywhere from concept to release for mobile development, Matt can help.
Matt is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Nest
    Android
  • SwampMobile
    Android, iOS, AngularJS, Parse, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop...
  • Verigo
    Android, iOS, AngularJS, Firebase, Photoshop, Illustrator, JIRA, Git

Experience

  • Adobe Photoshop, 10 years
  • User Interface (UI), 6 years
  • User Experience (UX), 6 years
  • Android, 3 years
  • Agile Software Development, 3 years
  • Android Studio, 1 year
  • iOS, 1 year
  • Bluetooth LE, 1 year
Palo Alto, CA, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Android Studio

The most amazing...

...project I've worked on is NFL Now, an Android and Kindle app that had 500,000 downloads within its first month of release.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2015 - PRESENT
    Nest
    • Provided development support across the Nest Android app, including Thermostat, Protect, and Camera.
    Technologies: Android
  • Founder/Developer

    2013 - PRESENT
    SwampMobile
    • Built several Android apps, including iFishEarth, Feathr, and WordGram.
    • Designed and built the Android app Gift Certificates & More.
    • Designed and built the Chrome extension ObummerCare.
    Technologies: Android, iOS, AngularJS, Parse, Bootstrap, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Director of Mobile Software

    2014 - 2015
    Verigo
    • Directed all priorities and operations for the mobile development team.
    • Architected the entire 2nd version of Verigo's Android app.
    • Designed the entire UI for Verigo's 2nd generation Android and iOS apps.
    • Introduced and managed the Agile process for the mobile team.
    • Contributed code to Android and iOS apps.
    Technologies: Android, iOS, AngularJS, Firebase, Photoshop, Illustrator, JIRA, Git
  • Android Developer

    2014 - 2014
    New Frontier Nomads
    • Contributed Android code as one of five developers on the NFL Now Android team.
    • Contributed Kindle Fire and Fire TV code as one of five developers on the NFL Now Fire team.
    • Tracked down and eliminated performance issues and memory leaks in the NFL Now app.
    • Integrated Adobe's Omniture analytics system within the NFL Now Android app.
    Technologies: Android, JIRA, Confluence, Git

Experience

  • Nest Android App (Development)

    Official Android app for Nest.

  • NFL Now Android App (Development)

    The National Football League's official video streaming app.

    Link (region-limited): https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nfl.now

  • iFishEarth Android App (Development)

    Play Store description: "A community of anglers who share fishing reports, pictures and stories. Includes access to guide reports by location, tides and weather."

  • WordGram (Development)

    An Android app to compose custom text images to share on social networks like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Skills

  • Libraries/APIs

    Otto, Retrofit, Picasso, Firebase Android SDK
  • Platforms

    Android, Bluetooth LE, Firebase, Parse, iOS
  • Languages

    Java, CSS, HTML, JavaScript
  • Tools

    Adobe Photoshop, Android Studio, Adobe Illustrator
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, REST
  • Other

    User Interface (UI), User Experience (UX)

Education

  • Master of Arts degree in Digital Art & Science
    2010 - 2012
    University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
  • Bachelor of Arts degree in Mathematics
    2006 - 2010
    University of Floria - Gainesville, FL
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science
    2006 - 2010
    University of Florida - Gainesville, FL
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