2011 - Present
Mobile Application Developer / Ancient LLC
I am currently working on several mobile applications for iOS and Android OS.
1997 - Present
Consultant / Private Consulting
Various consulting jobs involving the North Bay Multimedia Association, The State Of California, and private individuals.
Designed and implemented the front and backend of a legacy DB in MS Access for tracking the movement and classification of individuals for the State of California while keeping data synchronized daily on non-networked computer systems.
Configured Apple Mac systems to accept analog camera input intended for Commotion Pro video editing/special effects software and Strata 3D for animations/compositing for use by underprivileged students through the North Bay Multimedia Association.
Designed a secure custom Instant Messaging client and Bulletin Board for an enterprise environment using Java EE, JXTA and Glassfish.
Designed and implemented a custom hardware driver for a wireless chipset to work on multiple operating systems using x86 Assembler and C.
Consulted with a law firm and litigation support company regarding E-discovery options in a given timeframe using existing hardware/software tools.
Created custom POS touchscreen systems and online reservation website for several local restaurants using Linux, iOS, Firefox, SQLite, and Cassandra.
Designed and implemented custom in-house iOS security camera remote viewing application utilizing Apple's developer provisioning, third-party RTMP, RTSP, and RTP encoders, and VLC. Handled extracting and analyzing network performance and detecting anomalous-events from the streaming system, rewriting the Live archiving system to integrate it into the VoD system, and scale the database.
2012 - Present
Lead iOS Developer / Mobius Media Group
I was a short term contract hire to create an iOS app that handles Facebook images and associates those images with data from a private server.
2012 - Present
Consultant / Sprint.ly
I worked with a founder, Joe Stump, on extracting and utilizing productivity data stored in the database using Python, Django, and SQL.
2005 - Present
Computer Research Scientist / EasterIsland, LLC.
EasterIsland was a privately held think tank and information technology consulting firm that focuses on emergent human behavior modeling and natural user interaction via multi-touch and multi-user environments.
2008 - Present
Consultant / MG Design
Designed and implemented a front lobby display for a new Synopsis building using a custom Linux/VLC/Firefox configuration. Eight touch-screens with individual controls and content commanded a single large widescreen display overhead.
2002 - Present
Managing Partner / Office Manager / Vindog, LLC.
Upgraded and repaired computers for low-income families and other financially disadvantaged people.
Maintained personnel and other employment files.
Managed, administered, and educated employees on company benefits.
Facilitated recruitment, coordinated performance reviews, and administered paperwork for new hires, terminations, and immigration, including legal documentation.
Maintained company intranet site, keeping it current and documented with company policies, FAQ, company holiday schedule, leave requests, software library, photo albums, expense reports, etc.
Assisted in managing payroll, prepared receipts for bookkeeper, maintained insurance and tax files, tracked employee vacation/sick time.
Handled bank transactions, including deposits and necessary wire transfers.
1996 - Present
Software Test Engineer / Apple
Worked in the Application Program Integration Quality Group which focused on Mac OS 8 and the following releases up to OS X.
Tested high-level system calls using a two-machine debugger on all versions of Macintosh computers by running test scripts and third party applications.
Authored documentation on the process of converting test scripts.
Tested the new internal administrative tracking database for security problems.
Won an internal award for designing the APIQ internal website, using C++, Java, and SQL.
1995 - Present
Software Engineer / Stanford SDL
Designed a file conversion utility in C++, Perl, and Assembler on both DOS and UNIX platforms for Satellite Project Opal and Sapphire.
Converted streaming data from two low-earth orbit satellites to a format compatible with the latest database software by converting file headers and compressing and formatting data strings.
Worked on Perl-based scripts to sift through data on the local database.