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Matt Williams

Web Developer, B.Sc. Earth and Ocean Science, M.A.Sc. Geology


Full stack junior dev with 9 years of professional experience within the mineral exploration industry including several years of project management in fast paced, high and low cap environments. Passionate about technology and its real world applications to solve technical problems.


Junior level skills in Ruby (w/Rails), Javascript, Python, HTML, CSS, jQuery

Intermediate level skills in GBIS, Vulcan, GoCAD, Oasis Montaj, Target for ArcGIS, project management, contractor and staff management

Expert and advanced level skills in ArcGIS, MS Office, Customer Service, Data Analysis, and sales.


Blair's Confectionery - Small website for confectionery company. Sinatra for routing with Materialize for front-end. Product photos and editing also done by me.

Carcassone - Digitization of a popular map building board game. Written in JS using node.js and Phaser.

A Thousand Words - Web application designed to assist the creative writing process. Written in Ruby w/Sinatra framework and Materialize.

Rotten Mangoes - Lighthouse Labs project for listing and reviewing movies. Written in Ruby w/Bootstrap

MahJong - WIP - Personal project for multiplayer online MahJong. Written in Ruby w/Javascript web client

Work experience

Dec 2010Aug 2014

Project Geologist

BHP Billiton Iron Ore Pty.
  • Planned and executed multimillion dollar drill programs in the Pilbara iron ore district. Plans were delivered in ArcGIS and GoCAD, including custom scripting.
  • Showed incredible flexibility and ability to deliver despite changing scopes from multiple stakeholders
  • Mentored and coached a team of geologists in the technical and operational aspects of exploration.
Mar 2010Oct 2010

Crew chief/Geologist

JVX Ltd.
  • Supervised a small team of technical labourers in a remote town in Northern Ontario on a small cap exploration project.


  • Extensive use of ArcGIS, Oasis Montaj, and Target software suites in both professional and educational environments.