Experience

Onward

Software Engineer / Engineering Manager
Los Angeles, CA
03/2016 - Present

Building a service that aims to help users overcome various kinds of behavioral addictions.

Infrastructure architecting using AWS: Elastic Beanstalk, Lambda, RDS, SNS, et. al.

API development for iOS client consumption


Checkup Technologies

Founder / Software Engineer
Los Angeles, CA
08/2015 - 03/2016

2016 TechStars + Cedars Sinai Healthcare Accelerator Applicant

Attempt to build a secure communication platform for doctors and patients to share inforamtion outside of a clinical setting

Developed MVP product using RoR, Ionic Framework, and WebRTC.


Hybrid Group - (Cylon.js | Gobot | Artoo)

Front-end Developer / Development Manager / Project Manager
Los Angeles, CA
05/2013 - 08/2015

Managing development team for client and internal projects.

Improving and/or creating effective and efficient web applications using Ruby on Rails.

Maintaining communication with clients and keeping them up to speed with progress, in plain english.


Sphero

Software Developer / Development Manager
Remote
11/2014 - 05/2015

Development of documentation site for Sphero products and developer tools.

Development of Sphero's official JavaScript SDK, Sphero.js

Worked with Sphero team to develop beta version of Sphero Blockly Chrome Extension- eventually became Sphero Lightning Lab


Pebble

Software Developer / Project Manager
Palo Alto, CA
09/2013 - 08/2014

Manage development team for Pebble Developer Portal and App Store

Provide marketing team access to data reports based on user interaction with the Pebble App Store and Developer Portal

Front-end implementation of App Store using Rails and Ember.js

Development of Developer Portal and API for App Store using Rails

Working with internal design and development teams to implement App Store for iTunes and Google Play.


Front-end Developer

Freelance
03/2013 - 05/2013

Freelance front-end developer working on an as needed basis for agencies and direct clients.


Peewee PC

Lead Developer
Miami, FL
02/2010 - 03/2013

Managing development team of 5 and lead developer for all web development projects.

Maintaining high standard of efficiency and organization when working on projects involving more than one development team. Version control handled by Git and SVN.

Utilizing Agile development methods to produce products quickly and efficiently without sacrificing quality.

Increased site traffic over 50% in past 12 months using specialized paid search campaigns via Google AdWords to target specific users for individual products. Conversions via paid search have almost tripled during this time.


1230sharp (formerly Oasis Media Group)

Lead Developer / Co-Founder
Miami, FL
02/2010 - 03/2013

Lead developer for a distributed team of 5 individuals. Large portions of the work flow consisted of custom CMS and ecommerce solutions for clients; mainly Shopify, Spree, Magento and ProductCart(ASP).

Maintained code base and implemented Git for version control on client projects.

Developed and maintained customized e-commerce web properties that generate over $1MM per year.

Customized CMS and eCommerce integrations using Ruby/Rails, PHP, Wordpress and other tools.


Destructoid

Frontend Developer
San Francisco, CA
08/2009 - 01/2011

Created features allowing ad networks to display content across network properties.

Implemented solutions for various aspects of scalability for high-traffic situations.

Developed a Ruby on Rails version of the current platform for beta.destructoid.com.(Project Halted)

Incorporated ad trafficking software on network properties.


Nuklei

Project Manager / Frontend Developer
San Francisco, CA
08/2007 - 02/2010

Sales and lead generation for web 2.0 start-up, offering clients web application devel- opment in addition to traditional web-site services.

Devlopment of mulit-faceted e-commerce systems and web sites using Ruby/Rails and PHP.


Skills

Spoken/Written Languages:
  • English (Native)
  • Spanish (Native)
  • French (Limited working proficiency)

University

  • 2004-2008: Florida International University
    • B.A., Business Administration
      • Majors: International Business and Finance
      • Minor: International Relations