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.

Analyzed UTA’s current legacy business applications, processes and pain points. Gathered requirements and discussed road map towards a more unified ecosystem of business applications. Sifted through the legacy databases of client’s sensitive data: booked projects in Avalon and the legacy CRM Oasis data to master the data architecture.

♣ Architected and developed proof of concept customized mobile application in C# and XAML with Xamarin. Utilized SharePoint and custom REST API’s returning JSON from MicroSoft Azure tenancy for this agents’ and stakeholders’ mobile app. Proposed roadmap to incorporate other API’s into mobile app.

♣ Interfaced with vendors of various developer APIs (GraceNote, GNIP, etc.) to scope out a big data solution dashboard. Vetted CRM solutions and consultant firms to replace Oasis and to build into the big data dashboard and the custom mobile application. SalesForce, Oracle OnDemand, MicroSoft Dynamics, Sage CRM were the various CRM possibilities before narrowing to a solution by providing detailed proposals with cost and risk. Developed roadmap to architect and deploy business applications in the cloud by analyzing business objectives, preparing an action plan and identifying areas for modification and improvement.

♣ Discovered security breaches in SharePoint custom application built by consultant firm and provided solutions to secure their data before further enhancements.