A small introduction about my self
Comprehensive experience working in small businesses to develop award-winning, innovative mobile applications, websites, and films. A natural creative with an entrepreneurial spirit capable of executing on complex development objectives in a collaborative or autonomous manner. Dedicated to working with management and teams to produce engaging creative content. Proven to have an extensive startup skillset that can be utilized to bring innovation to corporate businesses and large studios. Looking for a position in which to utilize an established development and content creation skillset for an exciting company working on innovative solutions.Download Printable Resume
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My previous associations
Planned, developed, and executed the prototype build for a new WordPress powered
website and product service. Utilized LaRavel to create plugins that added
additional features to the website. Worked with managers to set development
objectives. Interfaced with various teams to keep the website design,
functionality, and operations within organizational objectives.
♦ Wrote custom code and developed solutions to speed the development of the prototype website.
♦ Completed extensive documentation for the prototype for future developers to execute on the final version of the product.
Worked with a team of other developers to produce social monetization and third-party applications for mobile devices. Integral to the development of Corona-based applications, and consistently delivered error free code to senior developers and project managers. Completed multiple applications, some of which went on to rank in the highly in the app store.
Co-founded a startup worth $350K to research and develop mobile applications for
literature, the arts, and entertainment. Within three years helped to grow the
organization from a team of two to eight, and developed seven applications for
small businesses and large companies. Managed and led all aspects of technical
development, including the training of junior developers. Sourced outsourced
contracts internationally to execute on key development tasks to reduce
♦Two applications went on to win awards internationally. Others were recognized by Fast City, The Guardian, and O the Oprah Magazine.
Interfaces with educational content creators to develop one to three Spanish educational music videos a year for young audiences. Executes production, filming, and editing tasks in a timely diligent manner.
Created a new business to create digital media, offer professional services,
build websites and apps. Handled all aspects of business development from sales
and customer service to accounting and development. Produced and developed videos
in and around the Greater Chicago Metro Area for small businesses and
organizations. Provided critical tech support to clients experiencing duress.
♦ Developed two applications, one of which vAD, is consistently used by young filmmakers to set up their storyboards.
♦ Consulted with an accounting firm, and provided PC repair and technical support while increasing the office's efficiency by developing an in-house network for client files.
Led the visual aspect of 12 separate short films produced in Chicago. At any on time managed 30 separate employees and directed them to accomplish daily film and production objectives. Consistently met production deadlines.
Here some examples of my work
Film-Video-Tv.lighting is a blog I started about film, video, and tv lighting. I shut down the site as it was primary used as a marketing tool for JClamps.
J-Clamps is a Shopify store I opened in order to sell film/video/tv products. I shut down the site due to extremely high eBay and Shopify fees that made it almost impossible to to turn any sort of profit.
Infused.today was the front end webpage for hyper local discovery platform, titled ‘Infused’. The webpage relies on PHP, SQL and Google maps in order to save points on the map and then reload them when someone wishes to view that point. Infused.today is written from scratch in PHP as well as jQuery.
Infused. Infused was a hyper local discovery platform. The concept behind the app is that a user can upload anything from anywhere in the word. When another user walks by running the app, their app will vibrate which let the user know that a piece of work was uploaded here and give them the option to view it.
The Poet's Almanac is an iOS/android app that gives the user a new poem based on their weather and date. The backend is written in PHP while the app was developed with Corona SDK.
You can get it on iOS here.
You can get it on android here.
♦ Featured in the July 2015 Issue of "O, The Oprah Magazine"
What We Mean is a poetry app developed with Corona SDK that allows user to either read “black out poetry” written by Josh Fisher or to create their own using the devices camera and their fingers. What We Mean from a technical standpoint is drawing app that relies on SQL in order to allow users to save their work as well as go back and modify prior pieces.
vAD is a storyboarding (film) app developed with Corona SDK. vAD is designed to help film makers by allowing them to easily carry around their story boards with them wherever they go. vAD from a technical stand point in a dynamic tableview that relies heavily and SQL in order to function.
Products I have built
JClamps are a clamp I designed to easily mount hot shoe accessories for film sets. I shut down the site due to extremely high eBay and Shopify fees that made it almost impossible to to turn any sort of profit.
Some of my Achievements
"The Poets Almanac" was featured in Oprah's Magazine.
Received a full patent for hyper-local digital notification system that alerts people when they are near a hotspot.
Completed a successful Kickstarter campaign in October of 2013.
I was an Academic All American for sports of Cross Country and Track and Field.
I was Academic All Big East for sports of Cross Country and Track and Field.
What I have done in my academic career
I was a founding member of a startup that attended the first class of the Elmspring Accelerator.
I hold a bachelor of arts from DePaul University in Digital Cinema. I was academic all american/all big east from 2007-2009.
Please feel free if you would like to have a chat.