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Technical Expertise


Javascript, NodeJS, Express, AngularJS, Ionic, jQuery, HTML5, CSS, Git


Ruby, MongoDB, Redis, MySQL, BackboneJS, D3, Mongoose, ActiveRecord, Sinatra, Rails, CoffeeScript, NPM, bower, EJS, Jade, Haml, Cordova, Passport, XSS & CSRF, AWS S3, AWS EC-2, Digital Ocean, Heroku, *NIX

Some Familiarity:, Docker, CouchDB, Python, Django, PHP, Java, C


Stitch Fix | Freelance Full-Stack Engineer | Online personal styling service for women

San Francisco, CA | 2014

  • Conceived, pitched and developed Stylr, a game-like iOS mobile application from end-to-end, putting focus on increasing brand awareness and introducing new customers to the core product
  • Re-developed customer sign-up flow from legacy code, providing greater functionality to critical on-boarding of new customers. Complete with unit and end-to-end tests, it will be deployed into production and A/B tested
  • Delivered fully-tested production-ready code, working directly with the lead engineer | Freelance Back-end Engineer | Chinese Poker Gaming Application

San Francisco, CA | 2014

  • Bridged a legacy C++ TCP game server to a web/mobile client via web socket , facilitating translation of the old protocol to and from binary & JSON streams
  • Secured from Man in The Middle attacks and Cross Site Request Forgeries
  • Utilized and TCP to relay translated protocol and maintain name-spaced chat rooms and messaging

ZipClips | Back-end Engineer | Mobile Video Sharing App

San Francisco, CA | 2014

  • Enabled user video upload, download, likes, dislikes and favorites via a REST API in Express with MongooseJS
  • Implemented on-demand, signed URLs to provide client fast uploading with an authenticated link to AWS S3

AD-60 | Full-Stack Engineer Internship | Digital Agency

Brooklyn, NY | 2013

  • Contributed to Ruby on Rails apps commissioned by New York Stock Exchange & Nutrisystem
  • Closed security loopholes in NYSE’s ACE Portal, preventing unauthorized access via unclosed sessions
  • Authored tests, preventing bugs from being pushed to the staging environment during rapid development

Sony Music | Recording Artist, Songwriter, Musician & Recording Engineer

NY, NY | 2001 - 2013

  • Toured as a Sony Music Recording Artist, & Musical Director for Jessie James (Island Def Jam / Mercury Records, Eric and Jessie).
  • Performed with Justin Bieber, Jason Derulo, Flo-rida, and for audiences of over 5.5 million viewers on The Today Show , Ellen, MTV & NFL Halftime

Open Source Software Contributions

  • Author – NgLazy | AngularJS library enabling developers to implement lazy load & infinite scroll in 2 LOC.
  • Author – Node-CI | NodeJS Continuous integration server that auto-deploys upon changes to Github repos
  • Contributor –, Octokit (Github nodeJS client), node-restful (quick REST routes for expressJS)


Hack Reactor | Software Engineer, Hacker-in-Residence

San Francisco, CA | Jan - Jul 2014

  • Advanced professional software engineering immersive emphasizing Javascript & full-stack engineering
  • Taught toy problems & mentored as a Hacker-in-Residence, HR's selective, paid graduate student program

Startup Engineering | Statement of Accomplishment Distinction

Stanford via Coursera | Aug 2013

  • Developed a mobile-responsive, Bitcoin-powered crowd-funding app in NodeJS, Express, Amazon EC2, Heroku

Personal Statement

I'm a musician for life, an avid builder of intangible things, a proud generalist, and yet, highly detail-oriented.