About Me

Resilient, adaptable, and tech-savvy entrepreneur with a relentless work ethic.

I take the road less traveled and strive for continuous growth through everyday learning, adventure, and innovation.

Currently building consumer mobile apps from the ground up.

Experience

Mobile Application Developer

March 2020 - Present Block 2 Crypto Beta

  • Using Flutter, Firebase, and Android Studio to build cross-platform mobile apps that compile natively from a single codebase.
  • Designing intuitive, user-friendly applications that fit specific business needs and meet mobile standards.
  • Writing cloud functions with Node.js and TypeScript.
  • Managing database, writing security rules, and organizing app network from the ground up.

Advisor

February 2020 - Present The Capital Web App

  • Full-stack development of a single-page web app using Angular, Node.js, and Firebase.
  • UX/UI design for a micro-publishing platform that rewards users with cryptocurrency.
  • Design, write, and create MailChimp campaigns to deliver weekly email newsletters to over 3K subscribers.

Software Engineer, Solution Architect

August 2018 - March 2020 SoapBox Whitepaper

  • Conceptualized and designed a peer-to-peer video sharing platform that returns earning power to independent content creators, viewers, and supporters via blockchain-based incentives.
  • Guided development of an independent blockchain protocol (Java), web app, and desktop app using tools such as InVision, Atlassian Confluence, and GitLab.
  • Managed a year-long working relationship with a remote, international team of 10+ developers.
  • Served as a point of communication between six internal team members and several contractors.
  • Advised frontend design decisions with a focus on brand and simplicity.

Blockchain Consultant

April 2018 - January 2019 UpworkReviews

  • Top rated freelancer with 100% client satisfaction.
  • Strategic advisor, copywriter, and system architect specializing in the blockchain/crypto industry.
  • Designed user-friendly products and services according to client needs.
  • Offered many new and expanding positions with startups who were satisfied with my work.
  • Filled roles from copywriting, marketing, hiring, QA, and PR to managing international development teams and working alongside them to build innovative products with a focus on clean, straightforward UI/UX.

Cryptocurrency Writer

May 2018 - August 2018 Coin Rivet

  • Created the initial content for a UK-based cryptocurrency news site that now hosts 6K+ articles.
  • Wrote a series of introductory guides to educate and inform readers in the cryptocurrency space.
  • Focused on industry keywords to improve SEO results.

Community Manager

April 2018 - June 2018 BlockchainForums.info

  • Grew an online discussion forum from launch to 5K+ users over a span of three months.
  • Designed forum layout, company logo, and promotional materials.
  • Managed social media accounts and created engaging discussion topics.

Computer Science Research Fellow

May 2016 - August 2016 Saint John's University

Paper

  • Proposed an automated way to scale drug repurposing methods through data mining algorithms.
  • Created Java-based application, pulled data from medical databases via external API, and automated execution with Linux shell scripts.
  • Wrote a literature review and presented on drug repurposing developments at a poster session.
  • One-on-one mentorship from CS department chair.

Education

B.A., summa cum laude, Computer Science (Pre-Medicine)

Saint John's University

iOS / Android Developer

The App Brewery

Crypto Startup School

Andreessen Horowitz

Technical Skills

Mobile (Flutter, Dart, Node.js, TypeScript, Android Studio)

Frontend (HTML, CSS, Javascript, jQuery, Angular)

Backend (Java, Kotlin, Python, PHP)

Database Management (Firebase, MySQL, NoSQL)

UX/UI Design (InVision Studio, Photoshop, Figma)

Scalable System Design

Volunteer

Nairobi, Kenya

August 2018 - June 2019 Saint John's BVC About

Hanga, Tanzania

July 2017 - June 2018 Saint John's BVC About

Honors & Awards

CoSIDA Academic All-American

November 2016 NCAA Soccer Release

CoSIDA Academic All-District (x2)

November 2015 & 2016 NCAA Soccer

Elite 22 Award

November 2014 MIAC Release

Academic All-Conference (x3)

MIAC

Dean's List (x8)

Saint John's University

"Hardest Worker" Award (x2)

SJU Soccer