Wesley Smith, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Developer in Park City, UT, United States
Wesley Smith

Blockchain & Cryptocurrency Developer in Park City, UT, United States

Member since October 10, 2019
Wesley likes writing code that people use and actually gets shipped to market--so this is why he cares about customer feedback, deadlines, and project vision. Most recently, Wesley has been working on smart contracts for Ethereum and Bitcoin and building SasS products that integrate with distributed ledger technology.
Wesley is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • InkMarket
    Ethereum, Solidity, Smart Contracts, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT)...
  • Lacuna Technologies
    JavaScript, TypeScript 3, Docker, Kubernetes, MySQL
  • titandx.com
    GraphQL, Meteor, Solidity, Bitcoin, Ethereum

Experience

Location

Park City, UT, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Git, Visual Studio, MacOS, Linux

The most amazing...

...app I've built is a full-stack escrow service using time-locked escrow contracts.

Employment

  • CTO

    2021 - 2021
    InkMarket
    • Developed an app similar to OpenSea that creates a marketplace of NFTs.
    • Built and deployed NFT smart contracts to the Polygon L2.
    • Created a hybrid payments system that allowed users to pay with either cryptocurrency or fiat money.
    • Used IPFS with Pinata for image storage with NFT metadata pointing to IPFS.
    Technologies: Ethereum, Solidity, Smart Contracts, Non-fungible Tokens (NFT), Ethereum Smart Contracts
  • Senior Full-stack Engineer

    2019 - 2021
    Lacuna Technologies
    • Wrote code for back-end APIs in TypeScript, servicing tens of thousands of API calls.
    • Developed a "simulator" to mimic datasets submitted to our platform.
    • Deployed application images using Docker and Kubernetes.
    Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript 3, Docker, Kubernetes, MySQL
  • Vice President of Engineering

    2018 - 2019
    titandx.com
    • Wrote Bitcoin scripts with time-lock provisions for use in large OTC trades.
    • Developed an offline signing tool using cryptographic hashes that could create secure transactions from a cold storage wallet to be broadcasted at a later time.
    • Built APIs to integrate with events in the Bitcoin blockchain.
    • Managed a team of engineers in the US and India to develop our products.
    Technologies: GraphQL, Meteor, Solidity, Bitcoin, Ethereum
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2017 - 2018
    Cargomatic
    • Refactored the front end to use the latest version of React.
    • Developed React Native app to integrate with Firebase.
    • Wrote endpoints with Express.js and Mongoose.
    Technologies: Firebase, Redis, MongoDB, Node.js, React
  • Lead Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    Rikra
    • Developed a lending platform.
    • Worked with ACH transfers.
    • Built a cross-platform mobile app with JavaScript using the Meteor framework.
    • Designed a neural network to generate credit underwriting predictions.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Node.js, Meteor
  • Founder

    2014 - 2015
    Instructure Code School
    • Taught a four-month programming bootcamp course.
    • Focused on teaching programming within a problem-solving context.
    • Developed full-stack JavaScript, in the MEAN.JS framework.
    • Hired and managed five other instructors.
    Technologies: Algorithms, JavaScript, MEAN Stack
  • Software Engineer

    2012 - 2014
    Instructure
    • Worked on a team of three that developed the "Canvas for Android" app.
    • Helped develop version 2.0 of the app that includes a redesigned UI and near feature parity with Canvas.
    • Used technologies such as Rails, Backbone.js, Ember.js, jQuery, and REST.
    Technologies: JSON, REST, Java, Android
  • Software Engineer

    2012 - 2012
    HipGeo
    • Assisted in testing and fixing bugs in the Android app.
    • Developed widgets and UI elements for the application.
    • Gave input on the design of the app (version 3.0).
    • Designed and wrote an app that interfaced with the HipGeo web service for the Sabre Red App Center.
    Technologies: JSON, REST, Java, Android
  • Software Engineer

    2010 - 2012
    iWorlds Simulations
    • Assisted in testing, designing, and writing software for a space-age simulation game that has had over 300,000 users.
    • Worked with networking, software development, graphics manipulation, version control, and project management.
    • Wrote the underlying framework that is used by other programmers on the project.
    • Managed interns and volunteer programmers.
    • Spearheaded the development of the next version of the software platform, titled “Rev Z.” Features include increased performance, design flexibility, conversion from 2D to 3D environment, computer AI, and improved interfaces.
    Technologies: 3D, Python, JSON, Java

Experience

  • Titan Escrow
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yB2mr-AB6TI&t=10s

    Titan Escrow is an OTC tool that utilizes a time-locked Bitcoin script to guarantee the safety of funds.

    The product uses a 2-of-3 multi-signature solution that allows large OTC sellers to show proof that they have the funds they wish to sell, with a timelock enabling them to retrieve their bitcoin at a future date if the deal expires.

  • Isomer Code School

    Isomer Code School was a four-month programming bootcamp course which focused on teaching programming within a problem-solving context. We taught full-stack JavaScript in the MEAN.js framework.

    I ran the school, designed the curriculum, and managed my co-instructors.

Skills

  • Languages

    Solidity, JavaScript, Java, GraphQL, SQL, TypeScript, C++, Python, TypeScript 3
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js, Backbone.js, Rails Engines
  • Paradigms

    REST, Agile, MEAN Stack
  • Platforms

    Meteor, Ethereum, Blockchain, Android, Linux, MacOS, Firebase, Docker, Kubernetes
  • Storage

    MongoDB, JSON, Redis, MySQL, PostgreSQL
  • Other

    Bitcoin, Bitcoind, Blockchain & Cryptocurrency, Decentralized Applications, ERC20, ERC-20, ERC721, ERC-721, Ethereum Smart Contracts, Smart Contracts, Cryptocurrency, 3D, Algorithms, Software as a Service (SaaS), Non-fungible Tokens (NFT)
  • Frameworks

    React Native, Express.js, Ember.js
  • Tools

    Visual Studio, Git, Mongoose

Education

  • Completed Credits towards a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science
    2010 - 2012
    University of Utah - Salt Lake City, UT, USA

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