Nick Aversano, Developer in New York, NY, United States
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Nick Aversano

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Software Developer

Location
New York, NY, United States
Toptal Member Since
October 26, 2020

Nick has been programming for more than a decade. His expertise includes React front ends, Node.js back ends, C++, games, graphics, and numerous programming languages. After starting his technology career because he wanted to make games, he has since expanded into new areas. Well-known clients include LinkedIn and Harley-Davidson. Nick loves to continuously learn new things, grow, and improve.

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, MacOS, C++

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is an IoT, Jackson-Pollock-styled splatter painting made with a drone.

Work Experience

Software Engineer

2017 - PRESENT
Self-employed
  • Built and shipped custom, front-end React websites for fortune 500 companies.
  • Created the MyCanon USA front-end dashboard and the Canon CV API landing page.
  • Co-created the Harley-Davidson Ride Planner web front end.
  • Played a key role on a variety of projects in different programming languages.
Technologies: Game Engine Programming, WebGL, Game Programming, Graphics, C++, SCSS, PostgreSQL, GraphQL, Node.js, React

Software Engineer

2016 - 2016
The Fin Exploration Company
  • Designed and built the Fin web chat interface in React.
  • Worked on various Ruby/Rails tasks as a full-stack engineer.
  • Built a Python email reply-chain filtering library to make agents' lives easier.
Technologies: PostgreSQL, Ruby, React

Software Engineer

2015 - 2015
LinkedIn
  • Created the Shaky Android shake-for-feedback function for the feedback library.
  • Wrote tests and assisted with developing infrastructure-related tools.
  • Assisted with infrastructure networking and disk cache journaling.
Technologies: Java, Android

Harley-Davidson Ride Planner Web

https://maps.harley-davidson.com/
Developed this project from inception to production as the lead front-end engineer. My role included building out custom map components and mathematics to solve the client's constraints and interfacing with the rest of the team.
2012 - 2016

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Maryland, College Park - College Park, MD, USA

Libraries/APIs

React, Node.js, OpenGL, WebGL

Tools

Emacs

Languages

C++, C, JavaScript, Ruby, GraphQL, SCSS, Java

Platforms

MacOS, Windows, Android

Storage

PostgreSQL

Other

Vi, Game Programming, Graphics, Game Development, Game Design, Game Engine Programming, Algorithms, Data Structures, i18n, Web Accessibility

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