Science Exchange Software Engineering Manager, July January 2018 - Present
Leading six engineers at various stages of their careers towards a shared goal of making the core Science Exchange platform scalable for the next phase of growth.
Science Exchange Software Engineer, July 2015 - January 2018
Working with Ember.js and Ruby on Rails to improve the UX of scientific research and collaboration on the Science Exchange platform and internal tools.
Reeed.co Co-Founder/Developer, April 2015 – July 2015
A new project billed as a platform for “private, long-form, one-on-one communication with people important to you.” A 100% integration-test-driven Ruby on Rails project.
Velocis Front-End Developer, Oct. 2014 - May 2015
JSON API development and front-end styling for a forthcoming mobile app designed to bring multiple tenants and occupants within office buildings together for more social interaction and greater building amenity engagement.
Responsive, mobile-optimized front-end development of the company’s 2015 website, utilizing SASS (with Bourbon and Neat), Coffeescript and Liquid for dynamic HTML templates.
Full-stack engineering as well as front- and back-end development of a Ruby on Rails application that connects corporate executive talent with Fortune 500 companies looking to hire.
The Democratic Travelers Co-captain, Jan. 2013 - July 2015
Concept, design, engineering, development and iteration of a web-based map and blog with which I crowd-source destinations for my open-ended road trip around the United States. Resulted in a National Geographic Traveler of the Year award and was featured on Mashable, The Daily Mail’s blog, and Hypeness. View it on GitHub!
Seriously Awesome! LLC Principal, May 2010 - September 2014
Design and engineering of a custom CRM for a tutoring agency, built on Ruby on Rails, allowing management of students, parents, instructors, as well as their course catalog and allowing them to accept credit card payments for course registrations.
Design, engineering, and maintenance of a private, multi-tenant CMS application built on Ruby on Rails to serve several small client websites under one central administration interface. Still in production use.
Jay Maisel Studio Manager, Dec. 2009 - Dec. 2012
Served as the only employee of the advertising photography giant, wearing the following hats (including, but not limited to): digital/analog archive manager, scan/retouch/printer, webmaster (I built his first ever website), personal assistant (booking travel, handling bills, etc.), and even superintendent of his 35,000 sq. ft. Manhattan building (cleaning, general handyman work).
The Icebox, LLC Designer/Webmaster, Jun. 2006 - Sept. 2007
Front-end development and CMS integration for the company’s website. Designed and engineered a public-facing product catalog for the company’s retail line of tee shirts using Ruby on Rails 1.2.
Portfolio Center October 2007 - October 2009
Double-majored in commercial photography and graphic design.