Professional iOS Developer seeking a role in a modern dev shop with a focus on user experience.
Callisto Media; (REMOTE) 2019-2022

Built an iOS app that allows Callisto cookbook owners to select the recipes that they plan to cook for the week and translates them into an actionable shopping list. Built another iOS app that spotlights a subset of Callisto's authors to show off their social media posts. Along with these app initiatives, responsibilities included using C++ to build internal web tools and backend jobs to facilitate the main business goal of creating successful books.

MASTER SOFTWARE ENGINEER, CAPITAL ONE; (REMOTE) 2015-2018

Worked for Capital One as a remote iOS engineer writing Swift code for their Wallet team. Headed up an initiative to explore and implement iOS' Rich Notifications. Implemented an on-boarding promotion flow where new users can select a gift card to redeem as an incentive for downloading the app. Before joining the Wallet team, worked on a greenfield expense splitting app that debuted at SxSW.

SR. MOBILE ENGINEER, MONSOON; (REMOTE) 2014-2015

Joined Monsoon at the end of 2014 to facilitate a move back to my home town by transitioning into a full-time remote employee. Monsoon was an agency where I worked on projects for three separate clients. Worked solo on a point release of an objc recipe app called Ingredient1. Created a brand new Swift app to interface with a baby monitor. Ended up working on an OCR check scanning feature for a large client before Monsoon got bought out by that very same client (Capital One) in an acquihire.

SR. SOFTWARE ENGINEER, FITBIT; SAN FRANCISCO, CA 2010-2014

Brought on as employee #10 at Fitbit to create their iOS app from scratch back in the iOS 4 days. Kept the app modern with every new iOS release while utilizing very little third party code. Wrote a custom data layer backed by Core Data to act as a local cache and provide offline usability of most functionality. Learned a ton about user experience from my time at Fitbit.

SR. SOFTWARE ENG/SR. MYSQL DBA, CNET; SAN FRANCISCO, CA 2003-2010

Joined CNET in 2003 as a developer writing C++ tools for their comparison shopping properties. Wrote a system to auto generate and maintain mini product reviews. During my last year and a half at CNET I became a MySQL DBA managing over 800 database instances including backups, indexing, data migrations, deployments, etc.

UNIX SYSADMIN, SMARTSHOP.COM; SAN JOSE, CA 2000-2003

Started my career off with a move from Detroit to San Jose to fill a Unix SysAdmin role at a comparison shopping website called Smartshop.com. Part of a two person team responsible for 100+ colocated servers, the office phone system, and desktop support for 150+ employees. Guess who ran all of that cat5 through the ceiling?!

Swift, SwiftUI, UIKit, Core Data, Realm, Objective-C, Auto Layout, Cocoa Touch, UX, REST APIs, Linux, MySQL, Server Side Swift, Vapor, WebDev, Raspberry Pi, Ruby, C++
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