I love the smell of freshly deployed software in the morning, working in Unix console, this warm and fuzzy feeling when I hear I solved someone's problem with software. And a daily Skype call to keep my English from rusting. Core skills: Building web applications, from prototype to growth and maintenance. Superpowers: Super-Turbo-Rapid-Development™ with Ruby on Rails and Bootstrap: at the speed of prototyping tools, while still following good development practices. Almost decade of freelancing gave me uncanny ability of finding 20% work that brings 80% results.
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I'm a backend developer but also have strong front-end skills. My goal is to be a full-stack developer. I like to make applications that are simple, but powerful. I have more than 12 years work experience on IT , software, web area. I worked in Huawei and Cisco as a senior developer and a project manager before I became a freelancer. And now I have a small but great team. We build web, restful api, ios and android apps based on html5. We have built several projects from scratch and made them to get the investment. I used to worked in New York City to help a startup company to build the backend service.
I have over a decade of web development experience and have been building for Ruby on Rails applications for six years. I am well versed in the Rails ecosystem and have significant experience with the PostgreSQL database and deploying applications with Heroku and Amazon Web Services. I built the NEXT.cc learning application (www.next.cc) and was most recently the lead developer at Nouvant where I designed and build the current systems in use (www.nouvant.com). I possess a degree in physics from Macalester College and studied design at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee. I exhibit select work at www.theodorekimble.com
2,800+ hours history + number of fixed projects! Apply the knowledge acquired during my 6+ years of experience of Information Technologies in developing solutions to customer requirements, incorporating new technologies and facing new challenges at a professional level.
I run a robust and flexible digital agency established in 2009 called Sliday. We are located at the top floor of 396 Queen St, Auckland CBD, New Zealand. 260+ products delivered: websites, mobile (both iOS & Android) and social apps, online contests, backend-heavy CRMs and booking systems, UI/UX, logo and branding, style guides and technical documentation – you name it. Quick introduction → hello.sliday.com Specialties: Ruby on Rails web apps, mobile app design and development, UI, UX, usability, web design, html5, web-design, icons, online games. Featured projects and start-ups: 2014: Mindway: An Innovative Way to Train Your Brain – an application for mind-reading devices. 2014: Fastword: The Fastest, Smartest and Most Strategic Word Game to Play with Friends. 2013: The Official NZ Surf Guide app with 400+ super detailed surf spots across New Zealand. 2013: TicToc Timers HD app for iPad and TaskTree+ app for iPhone is created. 2013: Launched Do You Like It? app for iPhone to make fashion choices easier. Major release. 2012: Started Tic Toc Timers apps line to enrich user experience with timers. 2010: Built DesignBartr.com – open natural exchange based community for novice designers. 2009: Sliday has been established.
I am a San Francisco based ruby developer. I'm looking to work on challenging and unique problems involving web, mobile, and data. You can take a look at my current resume at http://andybas.com which details my employment history and skills. Besides writing rock solid test driven code, the next greatest benefit to working with me is my ability to communicate. I've been on the opposite side for long enough to know that the greatest challenge in finding a contract developer is their ability to communicate efficiently. Happy hiring! If you feel I might be suited for your project, fire me a message, or let's meet up for a coffee if you are in the bay area!
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I am interested in a telecommute position. Here's a little about me: * Master's degree of Computer Science * > 15 years perfecting my craft * Worked with Ruby on Rails since < v1.0 (long before there were any Rails jobs) * Long time Agile practitioner and TDD evangelist * Recent experience with Rails 4, MongoDB, and node.js * Mobile app experience with iOS and Objective-C * Open source contributions * $65 per hour * Looking for something challenging and long-term * Open to full-time or part-time * United States citizen You can also find out more about me at: http://www.brianmcquay.com/about-me