Weston
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Skills

Sharp analytical and problem-solving skills balanced with creative thinking abilities.

Practiced in UX, human factors, and domain/process modeling.

Experience developing software for desktop, mobile, and the web using:

  • C, Go, Java, JavaScript, Perl, PHP, Python, and Ruby
  • Relational modeling, data management, and reporting with
    PostgreSQL, MySQL, SQL Server, MySQL, SQLite, and Datalog/Prolog
  • HTML/CSS layout and formatting
  • Adobe Fireworks, Illustrator, and Photoshop for production design work

Conversant with professional software development practices including use of version control, framework/architectural patterns, and process automation.

Technical writing and customer-facing presentation.

Employment

Chief Product Engineer & Co-founder

FundDuel Jan 2018 - present

Full-stack engineering, product, and process development for a new app focused on expanding the crowdraising space.

Technical Co-founder

Liquid Academy Nov 2016 - Dec 2017

Platform & business development for experimental education startup.

Senior User Interface Engineer

Meredith Corporation Jun 2012 - Apr 2016

Front-end engineering for some of the world's biggest brands. Projects included:

  • Build-and-Price, Inventory Search, and other online shopping tools for Ford Motors
  • Interactive iPad Editions of Lowe's "Creative Ideas" Magazine
  • Facebook integration for apps promoting Acura vehicles
  • Honda/Acura Owner's platform

Software Development/Consulting

Freelance Nov 2006 - May 2012

Freelance work on software projects including:

  • Back-end engineering/API development for prototype of a sports-focused social video platform
  • UI re-design and front-end engineering update for a muncipal mobile app
  • Integration of third-party telephone lead analysis, event management, and payment systems into WordPress sites
  • Development of chat front end for a consumer Q/A site
  • e-commerce integration for small retail businesses
  • Development of a prototype iPhone app for an event startup

Project Manager / Web Developer

Logoworks Jul 2003 - Nov 2006

Managed web, email marketing, and other graphic design projects for small businesses. Participated in development on web and email related projects. Created web applications to supplement features of the internal project management platform.

Web Application Developer

Freelance Jan 2002 - Jun 2003

Freelance work on content management systems, e-commerce back-ends, contact management, and business continuity applications.

Web Application Developer

CareerStep LLC Dec 2000 - Dec 2001

Used Perl and MySQL to develop typing tests, quizzes, and other interactive content for training prospective medical transcriptionists.

Education

B.S. in Mathematics, Minor in Music, Brigham Young University