Entrepreneurship, Volunteering, Martial Arts, Urbanism, Information Architecture, Semantic Web, Quantum Mechanics, Cosmology, Goldeneye 64, Speed Reading, Origami, CAD/Drafting, Art, Science Fiction, Cooking


I'm currently working for a startup called MugTug. My long term career goal is to be a serial entrepreneur, but I'm currently interested in opportunities that will help me gain experience.

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Present

Web Developer

An Unnamed Stealth Startup
  • Responsible for designing, developing, and deploying a custom Facebook game engine
  • Written using Django web framework
  • Uses OAuth, Facebook Graph API, and FBML
Apr 2010 - Aug 2010

Web Developer

Orange Honey, Inc.
  • Worked on MugTug Darkroom, a browser based image editor written mostly in JavaScript
  • Integrated application with Picasa (using handwritten OAuth) and Flickr
  • Wrote repeater scripts for handling cross domain AJAX requests using PHP cURL
  • Used HTML 5 technologies such as canvas and localStorage
  • Performed numerous bug fixes and enhancements, wrote reusable UI widgets
Apr 2010 - May 2010

Instructor, Veterans Community Technology Center

Veterans Outreach Center
  • Taught HTML and CSS
  • Developed lesson plans and learning materials tailored to students' progress
Dec 2009 - Feb 2010

Help Desk Contractor for SunGard Higher Education

TEK Systems
  • Performed troubleshooting for computers, Internet browsers, email clients, e-learning software (Angel, Blackboard, WebCT), and more
  • Used tools such as ticketing systems, Remote Desktop, Banner, Active Directory, VPNs
Jun 2009 - Oct 2009

Software Ninja


We're developing a website that allows citizens to rate and track politicians. It's designed to make politicians more accountable while helping them find out what's important to voters.

  • Made executive decisions on code architecture
  • Offered key input on design and implementation of site
  • Learned new software tools
  • Researched and set up new tools to enhance productivity
Mar 2007 - May 2009

Web Developer

Rochester Institute of Technology, Department of Alumni Relations
  • Administered Event Management System, wrote documentation for staff, provided miscellaneous technical support.
  • Updated website, validated XHTML and CSS, wrote e-commerce Perl scripts, prepared and sent mass emails, wrote internal webapps
  • Developed a Second Life presence for the department
  • I'm told that in large part to my efforts during my first 6 months, our department had one of their highest levels of alumni participation yet, which allowed them to get an increased budget and hire several additional event directors.
Mar 2008 - Mar 2009

Web Developer

Rochester Institute of Technology, Information Technology Services
  • Migrated over 40 institute websites from old PHP 3 web environment to new PHP 5 environment
  • Took initiative and wrote bash scripts to speed up process, offered to contact website owners who still needed migrations
  • Troubleshooting, web page updates and fixes, page validating
Jul 2005 - Aug 2008

Student Operations Assistant

Center for Integrated Manufacturing Studies
  • Prepared seminars and banquets, maintenance, laptop/projector troubleshooting, special projects
  • Regularly worked late, covered coworkers’ shifts, and worked special events/weekends
Jun 2007 - Jul 2008


RIT SIFE/Entrepreneurship Club
  • Participated in numerous projects, organized events, volunteered, increased awareness of club
  • Organized trips to participate in regional SIFE events
  • Led a financial literacy seminar for single teen mothers at Mercy Residential Services
  • Assisted Vice President with School Supplies Drive for children in the Philippines
  • Managed social media presence using WordPress and Facebook
  • Doubled email list, tripled active membership, increased level of leadership in club, started fundraising campaign
Oct 2006 - May 2007

Student Government Representative

RIT SIFE/Entrepreneurship Club
  • Represented club at Student Government Meetings
  • Gave input on decisions regarding the future of the club
  • Mentored inner city high school students at Edison Tech once a week, helping them to start a school store
Sep 2006 - May 2007

Student Caller

Rochester Institute of Technology, Telefund
  • I called up alumni and parents to ask for gifts to the Institute.
  • One night I received 22 pledges, the 3rd place record in the history of the RIT Telefund
Aug 2003 - Mar 2006

Assistant Chapter Leader

International Alliance of Guardian Angels
  • Assisted in recruiting, training, patrolling, taking inventory, maintenance, fund raising
  • Trained in martial arts, conflict resolution, radio communication, citizens’ arrests, and leadership skills; CERT Certified
Jun 2004 - Aug 2004

CanAm Imaging

I dismantled copy machines and prepared shipments.


Sep 2004 - May 2009

Bachelor of Science
  • I won the 2007 GCCIS Sudoku Championship in the Medium Category.
  • I was involved in the Game Developers Club, Web Developers Club, and RIT SIFE/Entrepreneurship Club
Sep 2000 - Jun 2004

Regents High School Diploma

Edison Technical and Occupational Center

Edison Tech is a vocational high school where I took Engineering courses.

  • Freshman year I won 2nd Place in the 2001 MCC Auto-Safety Competition.
  • Sophomore year I did so well in my Digital Electronics class (I scored 111% on the final exam) that I was allowed to take a free night course of my choice at RIT. I chose Engineering Graphics with CAD and got an A.
  • I was the Treasurer in Skills USA VICA.
  • I was also on our school's FIRST Robotics Team, the Edison Tech Visioneers (Team #73), where I taught teammates how to use Autodesk Inventor.
  • Member of the National Honor Society, made the National Honor Roll




Unix and Unix-like Systems

I've used CentOS, Solaris, and Ubuntu Server. I also use Ubuntu for my day to day computing needs.

Visual Basic .NET

Second Life Modeling

Adobe Flash


Bash Scripting



I have experience with XHTML 1.0 (Transitional and Strict) and HTML 5 (including canvas and localStorage).



I've started learning XUL as I work on my Firefox Color Management Add-on.






I have experience using the Prototype and JQuery libraries.


I have ported dozens of websites from PHP 3 to PHP 5 while working at RIT Information Technology Services.