Work Experiences

Blue Penguin (2016 - 2017) - Cofounder, Engineering Lead

  • Worked with clients to understand their needs and design augmented and virtual reality solutions.
  • Developed and delivered 5 VR / AR apps to clients for HoloLens, HTC Vive, Oculus, Daydream & Google Cardboard.
  • Implemented game logic, gesture and voice controls, custom materials and incorporated digital art.
Tech: C#, C++, Unity, Unreal Engine, iOS, Android

Mad Titan Studios (2015 - 2017) - Owner / Software Consultant

  • Consulted on apps for CSU, Ion-Zero, Bounce, FenceMapper, Performa.
  • Utilized TDD to design and engineer Node.js applications and RESTful APIs.
  • Employed continuous integration to automate deployment of scalable systems.
Tech: Javascript, Node.js, Angular, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Docker, AWS

Galvanize (2015 - 2016) - Instructor, Sr. Full-Stack Developer

  • Developed curriculum and instructed students.
  • Built internal tools using Angular and Node.js
  • Utilized continuous integration to automate grading processes.
  • Partnered with software companies to mentor students.
Tech: Javascript, Node.js, Angular, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, HTML, CSS, Heroku

Bounce Software (2012 - 2015) - Software Developer

  • Designed and developed SaaS web and mobile apps.
  • Focused on security, encrypted sensitive user data, wrote credit card processing responsible for $5,000,000+.
  • Created tools to automate deployment and database migrations, including a tool to normalize 120,000 users' data.
Tech: Java, MySQL, Android, GWT, Phonegap, Linux

Organizations, Awards, Projects

Sanofi Holographic - Microsft HoloLens

  • Responsible for game logic, event handling, async scene loading, voice & gesture controls.
  • Profiled performance & optimized with baked lighting, GPU mesh instancing & custom materials.

Trilogy Home - HTC Vive

  • Created Blueprints for user controls, navigation & level loading.
  • Used profiling tools to find and address performance bottlenecks.
  • Ensured 90FPS with custom materials, forward rendering, graphics, lighting, relections.

CSU Immersive - HTC Vive, Oculus Rift, Cardboard (Android, iOS)

  • Implemented hand-tracking controls using Leap Motion Interaction Engine.
  • Developed event system to drive game logic and user interactions.
  • Ported and optimized HTC Vive version to run at 60FPS on mobile devices.

Code For Fort Collins - Brigade Captain

  • Maintained repositories for 10+ open source projects.
  • Organized events, sponsorship and managed project development.

Angular Material Design - Contributor

  • Troubleshooted and fixed outstanding issue with Chips Angular directive.
  • Increased projects test coverage by writing unit tests for Chips directive.

Pikr Knows - Web, iOS, Android

  • 1st Place 2015 GoCode Colorado, awarded $25,000 prize by Secretary of State, Wayne Williams.

CSU Robotics - President

  • Managed team & prototyped smart glasses to assist the blind / visually impaired navigate.