Energetic, but laid-back. Personable and relatable. A mesh of technical know-how, and real-world understanding; filling that void between developer and project owner.
- HTML, JS, CSS, jQuery
- .NET, SQL, Mercurial HG
- Handlebars / Mustache
- RESTful & SOAP APIs
- B2B integration
- Project & People Management
- Trello addict
- Coffee enthusiast (V60, Chemex, Yama)
- Yoga, cycling, swimming
- Backpacking the world
Grew and ran a dev team while scaling a product from 2 to 30 customers. Implemented new source control (hg), development processes, ticketing system, and prioritization of features (quality > cash).
Spent a year courshurfing through Asia. Meeting many people, and opening my mind to a myriad of new experiences. Check the blog.
Full Stack Developer
IQ New Zealand – Los Angeles, CA
July 2015 to Current
Prepped large Management System for US market (Imperial UOM, Sales Tax, Currency). Integrated Izenda reporting tool. Working scoping right through to development.
- .NET Stack, SQL Server, Azure
- HTML, CSS, JS, jQuery, Handlebars, Mustache
IQ New Zealand – Wellington, New Zealand
April 2013 to Dec 2014
Directed dev team as we pushed an in-house application to the global market. Vastly reduced bugs in release. Overhauled support process to gain improvements in turn around time, comms, and customer satisfaction.
Devised long-term R&D plans to facilitate growth. Shipped product to support ten-fold increase in customer base. Managed 10 employees.
- International trade shows
- Project management, Technical Scoping
- Team growth, Hiring, Staff Management
Web Developer / Technical Lead
Paloma Technology – Wellington, New Zealand
July 2009 to April 2013
Moved quickly from Junior to Technical Lead within a few years. Learned to relate technical projects to the real-word, and developed a passion for shipping quality end-products.
Highly praised by customers as being someone who could be relied upon to deliver.
- .NET Stack (VB.NET, SQL Server)
- HTML, CSS, JS, AJAX
- Project scoping
Taught English for one month at a non-profit in rural Cambodia. OBT Chiro Village.
Diploma in Software Engineering, Wellington Institute of Technology
Graduated with an A+ average, and awarded top of class.