I'm a product-oriented full-stack Ruby on Rails developer with a background in web design, graphic design, and photography. I was also one of National Geographic's Travelers of the Year and consider myself a huge Carl Sagan nerd.
Promoted to a new job title to reflect broader impact on developer operations, data modeling, project management, application architecture, and team culture.
Built and maintained customer-facing and internal interfaces with Ruby on Rails APIs and Ember.js front-ends that help make the business of scientific research more efficient. Also doubled as unofficial staff photographer.
An on-going project traveling the United States, living and working out of an Airstream trailer, with all stops along the trip being crowd-sourced through a custom-built web app that solicits suggestions and allows users to vote on where we go. (All design, responsive front-end development, and Ruby on Rails development by yours truly. View it on GitHub!)
Full-stack Ruby on Rails development for client projects with a focus on the front-end.
My freelance web design/development company, primarily serving artists, photographers and designers with a multi-tenant portfolio CMS application written in Ruby on Rails.
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).
Designed tee-shirts sold in premiere L.A. boutiques and built and maintained the company website for an Atlanta-based tee-shirt and promotional products company.
Double-majored in commercial photography and graphic design.
References available upon request.