Web developer with a focus on using Rails for test driven development. Especially interested in short iterations, stand up meetings, and agile in general. Currently focused on understanding the cutting edge of web technologies through diligent reading and coding.

Technical Experience

Languages: Ruby(Rails), PHP(Joomla), JQuery, HTML, CSS, SQL(MySQL), Java, Arduino/Processing

Testing Packages: Shoulda, Factory Girl

Operating Systems: OSX, Linux, Windows XP/Vista

Version Control: Git, Subversion

Project Management: Trac, Pivotal Tracker, Basecamp

Work History

Work History
Apr 2009 - Present

Web Developer

Rakuten USA

• Working with rails using TDD • Troubleshooting system issues on mac and windows • Contributing to company sponsored Boston ruby community projects and events

Jan 2009 - Mar 2009

Web Developer

Loudcity LLC

• Rewrote the site using Ruby on Rails • Gained experience with test driven development • Implemented new features that added value to the user experience as well as the potential for profit

Oct 2008 - Nov 2008

Web Developer

Element 55

• Developed in php (Lamp Stack) to provide time capture software to law firms • Integrated information delivery with their existing billable hours solutions • Implemented a web interface which functioned as an alternative product to the costly software as a service model

Aug 2007 - Aug 2008


Jet Program

• Planned and conducted English as a Foreign Language (EFL) classes for over 300 students weekly • Worked closely with Japanese faculty to structure the English curriculum and plan special activities • Coached individual students in preparation for an English speech competition