“Stealth mode” startup – React, Node.js, MongoDB

“Stealth mode” startup project of the founder of UX Magicians.

Single-handedly, architected, developed and deployed 2 full 3-tier heavily interactive and responsive web applications in React, Node.js and MongoDB on AWS with engaging user experience, UX. Worked one on one with Creative Director Founder from ideation to deployment of marketing and product web applications with full development and production environments. Scrum Sprints and Daily Stand-ups

  • Discovery Phase:
    • Wrote extensive system design, information architecture, data architecture and API architecture documentation.
    • Gathered requirements, creative comps, and assets from the founder.
    • Researched the project in depth and assessed risk to make all decisions on technology stack for the MVP.
    • Wrote detailed Statement of Work with scope of work, terminology, and timeline to launch of product.
  • DevOps Responsibilities – all AWS activities:
    • Deployed EC2 instances with security groups. Installed of all software. Configured the 2 MongoDB mongod processes and the 2 Node.js API servers with Okta authorization APIs.  Configured and administered Okta.  Configured httpd, iptables, crontab, pm2, etc.
    • Set up of hosted zones in Route 53.
  • Front End Responsibilities – all React Responsibilities:
    • Architected, developed and deployed 2 fluid, responsive, enterprise-level front end web applications in React with HTML5, CSS3/CSS4, Bootstrap, ES6 JavaScript and JSX on Amazon Web Services EC2 Linux instance to web standards and best practices. Administered Okta account and implemented authorization with Okta context.
    • Data, animation, chart, etc.: lodash, ReactMotion, TweenItemAnimation, ReactCSSTransitionGroup, BizCharts
    • Setup and administered Github repository.
  • Back End Responsibilities – all Node.js API & MongoDB server Responsibilities:
    • Architected, developed and deployed per action plan from Discovery Phase. Node.js, npm, Express, Mongoose.

LandCycler – React, Node.js, MongoDB

LandCycler
LandCycler

LandCycler is a real estate investment operation, buying and selling rural vacant land.

As sole engineer, architected, developed and deployed entire 3-tier data driven, cross-platform compatible web application with real estate data aggregation from 3rd party endpoints, real estate comparable sales analysis, acquisition and sales, custom CRM and content management admin tools in React, Node.js and MongoDB on AWS with full development and production environments. Worked one on one with Founder from ideation to production.

  • Responsible for completion of system design:
    • Analyzed business objectives for MVP.
    • Gathered requirements, documents, comps, and assets from the founder.
    • Researched the project in depth and assessed risk to make all decisions on technology stack.
    • Defined the information architecture, the API architecture, and data architecture.
  • Architected, developed and deployed front end web application with role-based security in React with HTML5, CSS3, ES6 JavaScript and JSX on Amazon Web Services EC2 Linux with NGINX instance to web standards and best practices.
  • Architected, developed and deployed REST API and MongoDB to 2 Amazon Web Services EC2 Linux with NGINX instance in accordance to web standards and best practices. Linux, js, npm, Mongoose, Express, Mongo.

 

  • Features Summary:
    • Data integration tools for real estate data aggregation from 3rd party endpoints and csv file import for legacy data pulls.
    • Real estate comparable sales analysis solution, which tracks various data points in real estate market.
    • Lead analysis and offer generation tool.
    • Financial data model to map real estate acquisition deals.
    • Content management admin section for inventory, sales funnel and analysis objects.
    • Custom Customer Relationship Management, CRM, tool.
  • Setup and administered Github repository.
  • Provided continued enhancement of existing systems and identifying areas for modification and improvement.

United Talent Agency – C#, XAML, Xamarin, XML, REST, JSON, Mobile Development

United Talent Agency
United Talent Agency

United Talent Agency is a premier global talent and literary agency representing many of the world’s most acclaimed figures in every current and emerging area of entertainment and media, including motion pictures, television, music, digital, broadcast news, theatre, video games, books, fine art and live entertainment.

As sole Systems Analyst under the CTO at United Talent Agency, after the recent acquisitions of The Agency Group and Beinstock, was directly responsible for assessing current legacy business applications, streamlining processes, and providing solutions to pain points across departments and business units. As part of larger team, conceptualized a road map towards a more unified ecosystem of business applications and better master data management, MDM.

  • Solely architected, developed and deployed a customized mobile business application prototype in C# and XAML with Xamarin to UTA’s Apple Development environment. As a tool for the agents and clients, the mobile application requested JSON data from UTA’s SharePoint API, multiple custom REST API’s deployed by a consultant firm onto UTA’s MicroSoft Azure tenancy and multiple endpoints from big data aggregation vendors such as Gracenote and Nielsen.
  • As part of larger team, scoped out a big data solution dashboard by analyzing business objectives and by providing my expertise on CRM product, product lifecycle and data management models.  Worked with the CTO and department heads to vet CRM solutions and consultant firms to create roadmap to minimum viable product.  Provided detailed reports with cost and risk to assess SalesForce, Oracle OnDemand, MicroSoft Dynamics, and Sage CRM. 
  • Identified areas for modification and improvement of business applications and determined which custom applications built by consultant firms were inadequate in meeting business requirements.  Provided solutions to secure their data before further enhancements and performed security assessment on consultant provided applications.  Worked with CTO to steer business towards cloud products and more dependable consultant firms to streamline sales and data management.

DALE Foundation – SiteCore, C#, ASP, SQL, .NET, HTML, CSS

DALE Foundation
DALE Foundation

Deployed enhancements on Dental Assisting National Board and DALE Foundation’s Microsoft SiteCore legacy instance to streamline operations. Code version controlled with Git branches on BeanStalk. Provided support during launch of new SiteCore instance using MVC instead of WebForms.

Administrated SiteCore and developed in C#, ASP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript and SQL Server.

Provided detailed proposals with complete unit test and integration test plans for new features to enhance user experience and documentation of implementations after completion to web standards and best practices.

Auction Mobile App – Corona, PHP, Web Service, SOAP, Custom API, AWS (Amazon Web Services), MySQL

ScreenBid, LLC, is a leading source for certified authentic, screen-used Hollywood memorabilia and collectibles.

Part of two-consultant mobile application team. Advised designer consultant from early wireframing process to the design of final icons for seamless user experience. Mastered SAM Auction’s MySQL database architecture and software application on tight deadline to mirror the web application in a mobile app.

  • Architected, developed and deployed customized web services as RESTful APIs in PHP on AWS (Amazon Web Services) EC2 instance to interface between the mobile application and the endpoints: the third party auction software and a MySQL database. This customized API extended the SAM Auction third-party software’s readily available SOAP API and interfaced directly with their MySQL database for extra features needed by the mobile app for ScreenBid, LLC.
  • Developed the mobile app for IOS and Android using the Corona SDK and their specialized version of the Lua scripting language to consume the web services mentioned above on LAMP stack: Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP for Screenbid, LLC.

Dassault Systèmes (3DS) – Senior Business Application Developer & Data Integration Specialist

Dassault Systemes; Woodland Hills, CA                                                                                                            (contract-permanent) 2007–2013

A world leader in 3D experience, project lifecycle management for 3D product design, simulation, testing, and artistic applications. ~8k employees.

Senior UX Business Application Developer  – Member of DSx.Client Sales WW IS 

As member of global DSx.Client Sales team based out of Paris headquarters, analyze requirements, understand objectives, define use cases, and design solutions to meet needs of cross-functional units and stakeholders throughout the enterprise. Use French extensively in meetings with executives at HQ. 

  • §  Honored with “Dassault Systèmes Business Forward Award” and Oracle’s version for use of web services in Oracle CRM. 
  • §  Developed Site Team Manager solution, enhancing coordination and efficiency across multiple sites with a new multithreaded Windows application used to administer site teams through Oracle CRM web services. 

Develop, test, and implement complex solutions expanding Oracle on Demand CRM administration with enhanced workflows, AJAX widgets, role management, and reporting tailored to the needs of an advanced cloud-based system. Design external Windows, console, and web applications in PHP, C# and ASP.NET with Visual Studio and Adobe Dreamweaver to utilize Oracle on Demand web services to ETL data. 

  • §  Spearheaded use of external systems to consume web services to manipulate the data in the Oracle on Demand system, efficiently meeting business needs and remaining architect of the data systems. 
  • §  Managed all enhancements of external applications, ETLs, and cloud-level administration for annual business rules restructuring while ensuring functionality when implemented in enterprise systems. 

As sole data architect for the portfolio of external applications and all testing and enhancement, currently upgrading software for compatibility with WebSphere Cast Iron cloud integration platform. Manage ongoing integration between legacy sales portal websites in ColdFusion, SQL, JavaScript, and HTML using Adobe Dreamweaver. 

  • §  Trained 2 co-workers in the consumption and conversion of diverse web service data to transmit information to other enterprise systems, such as PeopleSoft modules, and to the data warehouse. 
  • §  Catalyzed the company’s first-ever strategic snapshot of KPIs and sales performance through a new data warehouse interface, allowing executives to view sales trends in CRM and streamline processes.