I'm currently leading the charge as CTO at Design Kollective, a Kollective of brick and mortar furniture boutiques seeking to bring their small businesses online.
Over the past few years I’ve had the pleasure of working with great clients building both marketing sites, e-commerce sites and web apps alike.
2016 - Current
As CTO, I'm responsible for everything from Front-End Development, Back-End Development, and Devops.
2016 - Current
Cohost of Does Not Compute with Paul Straw, a podcast about the day to day lives of web developers. Release a weekly episode talking about the latest in technology, pro tips, and insight for junior developers. Logged over 160,000 listens in over 50 countries since release. Facilitate discussions around learning and up- skilling in the spec. fm Does Not Compute slack room.
2015 - 2016
Lead a team of developers with a focus on quality code and clear communication. Implemented code and workflow standards to facilitate consistency in code quality and documentation. Educated designers through coding projects to bridge the gap between design and development.
2013 - 2015
Partnered with clients such as Google, Airbnb, Knight Foundation, and CoverHound. Built and deployed 3 Ruby on Rails applications. Delivered true to design templates for Wordpress, Statamic, and Craft CMS installations. Developed custom Wordpress and Craft CMS plugins. Deployed websites and applications alike to Heroku and Digital Ocean using FTP, Rsync, Capistrano, and Git.
2009 - 2013