wisdom must be bought with experience
A focused work environment that inspires me to reach my full potential through daily insights, enthusiastic colleagues, and boundary-stretching challenges. To this environment I hope to bring my love of elegant and flexible solutions and my unending hunt for the best way to get things done.
Rokkan Media > Developer
January 2011 to present, New York City, NY
- Built web applications, primarily using PHP (5.3), MySQL, and Ubuntu Linux.
- Projects ranged in scale from Facebook tabs to 30,000+ user sites backed by clustered databases.
- Led development of a Facebook application, lead developer on several others.
- Employed the MVC design pattern, worked with several frameworks including Codeigniter/PyroCMS, Zend, and Silex.
- Introduced and encouraged the use of Git and Github for source management.
- Consulted with the strategy and user experience teams on project outlines and proposals.
Wake Forest University > Tutor
August 2007 to May 2009, Winston-Salem, NC
- Tutored undergraduate students in Java, Groovy, C++, and Data Structures and Algorithms.
- Organized group review sessions among multiple students, forming a structured learning and review plan.
- Underwent a training course for tutoring.
- Logged 50+ hours towards tutor certification through CRLA.
Skills and Expertise
Wake Forest University > 2009, magna cum laude
Bachelor of Science, Computer Science
Activities and Societies: Honors program, Upsilon Pi Epsilon, ACM International Collegiate Programming Contest competitor for two years.