welcome to my site! i am a software engineer from pittsburgh currently working @brandingbrand specializing in mobile + web development.
i also am a co-founder of @precisionstudio where i lead our web + mobile projects and help with design, marketing, client acquisition, etc..
and i've been building web sites for 5+ years and my last 2 full-time gigs have been as a mobile dev
working on a team of react/react-native devs helping major retail companies tell their story through apps
i lead all tech projects and handle the mobile/web development. we have rolled out numerous sites ranging from restaurants to real esate companies to pet stores. our current tech stack for web includes: react, redux, gatsby, + firebase. our current mobile tech stack includes: react native, redux, + firebase.
links to some of our work are listed down in my portfolio.
bizi is a marketplace app specifically targetting college students. the app will give students a means to connect with other students at their school + the community through specials + ads from local businesses.
i led development + managed several small teams of devs working towards a roll-out to the app store + google play store. i architected + implemented the majority of the features including: real-time messaging, search, social interactions, product exploration, authentication, theming, + the inclusion of specialized ads + offers from local businesses.
the app's tech stack includes: the ionic framework, angular, + firebase.
i worked as a dev on the mobility team inside of workplace technology. my time was split between native + hybrid development w/ ionic. i worked primarily on our ios apps that were built with swift. during my stint @ bny i also led our team through a major upgrade of our hybrid apps from ionic3 -> ionic4 as well as contributing to our android apps built with kotlin.
i was a member of the mars app team (clinical data archive of 30+ years). i was able to get involved in a variety of projects involving: our new ui built in polymer, spark+ scala jobs for clinical record ingestion, created ui mockups + system design diagrams, as well as automating a large # of legacy processes. during my time there i cut our daily time spent maintaining our legacy system from 2 hours to >10 minutes.
i led multiple projects including: all of our team's work for the hospital-wide standardization of lab codes, re-structuring of our entire result code db, building a ui to allow clinicians to manage messages that failed to parse through mars, a full support wiki overhaul, as well as building + maintaining our legacy clinical record parsers.
i was involved in our support rotation + spent time doing data quality, participating in test events, and general system maintenance.
lead web developer
led a team of 8 students in creating + managing sections of www.juniata.edu. i regularly met with faculty + staff to discuss improving their respective sections of the site. i handled majority of our web governance, specifically: accessibility,quality assurance +seo. utilized ou campus cms for creating site content, also regularly would build custom widgets for the rest of the users.
led staff meetings, handled hiring, task delegations, scheduling, + mentoring/training
worked as a developer on the marketing team's web dev staff. handled migrations of various sections of the legacy site to our newly developed site. led training sessions in which we would teach faculty and staff proper use of our cms. would meet + discuss feasibility of new features with faculty + staff looking to revitalize their sections of the site.
overall gpa: 3.4
major gpa: 3.9
class of '18 member of the it advisory board, head of cs/it tutoring labs, head of cs/it mentoring program, golf team, ski club
dale l. wampler award in information technology + computer science
dean's list (over 3.6) 5 semesters
conemaugh township high school
football, basketball, baseball, ski club, spanish club, computer club, newspaper/yearbook sports editor, journalism
computer + technology award winner as a sophomore for web design + as a senior for programming 1 + 2
team captain of football + baseball teams
all conference: baseball 3x, football 2x
all county: baseball 4x, football 2x
- mobile - react native, ionic, swift, kotlin
- web - gatsby, react, angular, polymer, html5, css3, sass
- languages - js, java, c++, python, node, scala, sql, php
- big data - hadoop, spark, scala, hive, bigsql, zookeeper
- design - sketch, zeplin, balsamiq, visio
- scripting - python, bash, swift
- site optimization - seo, accessibility, quality assurance, data governance, performance testing
- testing - junit, jest, karma, jasmine
- version control - github, gitlab, subversion
- misc - linux, bash, api development, agile, scrum
my current professional interests include mobile, web apps, pwas, big data, design patterns, animations, design, + augmented reality. i am always looking for a new side project, freelance gig, or new technology to play around with.
besides development, i enjoy many not-so-related activities like golf, snowboarding, working out, + i am generally a huge sports fan. i am also a big shows guy.. favorites include bojack horseman, barry, rick + morty, always sunny in philadelphia, curb your enthusiasm, + many more!
- branding brand
- check our site for some clients that we've worked with (you may have heard of a few)
- bny mellon
- all proprietary internal apps (help desk tool, incident management, internal social network, emergency contacts)
- worked on MARS.. our team was moving this massive dataset to hadoop and rebuilding its services + ui
- precision studio
- this site (obvi)
- additional programming
- creating a cross-platform mobile app
- conducted research with a colleague on the process + proper toolset for building a cross-platform mobile app
- quantum computing - the catalyst of a computing revolution
- conducted research with a colleague on the potential impact of quantum computing on our everyday lives in a very near future