Skills

Proficient with
  • Javascript, Java, Python, HTML, PHP, SQL, Ruby, JQuery, AJAX, CSS, SASS, Unix, Vim, Git, bash, Rails, React, ProTools, and Ableton Live.
Basic Proficiency with
  • C++, Node.js, Django, AWS, CoffeeScript, WordPress, Regular Expressions, the Facebook API, Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Soldering, and Max/MSP.
Exposure to
  • Scala, Scalding, Hadoop, and Android Devkit.

Work Experience

Guitarist, Lawrence
Software Engineer, Self Employed.
  • Worked with a small team of engineers to rebuild the internal website for an insurance company.
  • Built a Rails API for managing insurance application data.
  • Used React and Redux to build a single page web app for managing and displaying insurance information.
  • Engineered complex user flows for both the business and customer perspectives.
Software Engineer, Etsy Inc.
  • Worked on a new system for capturing, storing, and displaying tracking updates for International Shipping.
  • Ran large database migrations to asynchronously fix and reformat our shipping data.
  • Rebuilt the server-side logic for managing shipping preferences in preparation for Etsy's shipping calculator.
  • Built the front-end of shipping and shop management pages using Marionette.js.
  • Wrote hadoop jobs to analyze the effectiveness of Etsy's shipping notification emails.
Web Developer, LoveGov Inc
  • Worked closely with two other developers, two designers, and one CEO to create lovegov.com.
  • Parsed and Analyzed large amounts of legislative data from XML files using Django.
  • Created the notification system, profile pages, and group pages using HTML, SASS/CSS, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX, Python, and Django.
  • Implemented the design for the news feed using HTML, SASS/CSS, Javascript, JQuery, and AJAX.
Sound Designer and Recording Engineer, Self Employed
  • Tracked and mixed recordings of songs from the show New Weird America
  • Played in, Recorded, and Mixed Eric Axelman's album To Be Honest.
  • Produced and engineered a ten song studio album for the Brown/RISD a cappella group Harmonic Motion.
  • Designed and produced commercial sound and music for A Better World by Design.
  • Created the soundtrack and sound effects for the arcade-style game Virion.
Media and Music Technology Coordinator, Brown University
  • Shot, managed, and edited Brown University music department performance videos in Final Cut.
  • Maintained music department studio microphones and professional audio equipment.
  • Worked as sound and lighting technician for music department shows and events.
Web Development Intern, Reper
  • Worked extensively in Python with Django frameworks at reper.com.
  • Built account management system, search engine, reviews with reddit style voting, and related website browsing toolbar using Python, Django, Javascript, JQuery, HTML, CSS, CouchDB, and Django.
  • Edited CSS, HTML, and Javascript to fix front end bugs.
Recording Intern, Q-Division Studios
  • Recorded and edited audio in Pro Tools.
  • Managed and cared for studio microphones and other audio equipment.
Recording Intern, Wellspring Sound
  • Made preliminary mixes for clients with ProTools and RADAR.
  • Managed and cared for studio microphones, instruments, and other audio equipment.
  • Fixed broken audio equipment and sent broken equipment to repair shops.

Education

Brown University, Providence RI
  • Received a dual Bachelors Degree in Computer Science and Electronic Music
  • Relevent Courses: Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Introduction to Computer Graphics, Multiprocessor Synchronization, Computational Photography, Computational Linguistics
  • GPA: 3.82/4.0
Concord Academy, Concord MA
  • Relevent Courses: AP Computer Science, Advanced Music Theory, Recording Technology
  • Head of Jazz and Rock and Roll Clubs.

Hobbies

Meditation
  • Regulalry practices mindfulness.
Music
  • Recorded and released the 15-track album For Beats\' Sake under the artist name Lazy Rabbit (Jan 3rd, 2013)
  • Played guitar on Clyde Lawrence's album Homesick
  • Played bass with the band Moniker.
  • Taught guitar to students of all ages for two years.
  • Studied guitar for eight years under teacher Jesse Williams.
Ultimate Frisbee
  • Played for Brown University‚Äôs secondary team, Polyester Funkadelic, for four years.
  • Attended the National Ultimate Training Camp for four summers.
  • Played frisbee on the club team for all four years of high school.
Soccer
  • Played Intramural Outdoor and Indoor Soccer for four years and Brown University.
  • Played Varsity Soccer in high school.
Basketball
Hockey