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Des Moines, IA
Software development — Web / desktop / embedded
- Desktop: Experience with numerous UI frameworks, including WPF/XAML and Windows Forms, plus low-level Win32 API. Much experience designing custom controls and custom UI frameworks. Strong C# and C++.
- Embedded: More than a decade of work on embedded and mobile platforms, including Android NDK and SDK, Windows CE, Linux, and PalmOS. Extensive experience with touchscreen UI design, cross-platform development, and optimization for devices with performance constraints.
- Other: Extensive object-oriented design expertise in multiple languages. Experience with Java, OpenGL, multithreaded development, socket programming, audio development, DSP, and genetic algorithms. Superior planning, writing, and presenting skills.
Jun 2013 - Present
Independent Software Contractor
Antefix Consulting LLC, Des Moines, Iowa
Provider of contract development services. Created Android test apps for device assembly line, with numerous automated and interactive hardware tests, plus wireless reporting to result server. Developed geometry library and genetic algorithm used to plan directional drilling projects, plus many unit tests. Extensive bug-fixing, refactoring, and internationalization of legacy apps. Built complex Windows Forms control with full-featured console-style output. Extensive work with C#, C++, Managed C++, WPF/XAML, .NET, and Git. Some work with Java, Android SDK, Windows CE, and Jenkins.
More information at www.antefix-consulting.com.
Jan 2012 - Jun 2013
Independent Software Developer
Anthemion Industries, Des Moines, Iowa
Developed music sequencer and synthesizer for Android devices. Created full-featured cross-platform UI framework for touchscreen devices, extensible real-time synthesis engine with multiple synthesis and effect types, and innovative step sequencer with support for polyrhythms, arbitrary time signatures, flexible note ties and bends, and automatic transposition. Extensive work with C++, Android NDK, Win32 API, OpenGL ES, OpenSL, and audio DSP. Some work with Android SDK.
More information at www.syntheogen.com.
Mar 2010 - Jan 2012
HandEra, Urbandale, Iowa
Applications developer for company providing engineering and ODM services. Solely implemented cross-platform UI for in-car media device with satellite TV, DVD and CD player, iPhone/iPod connectivity, and local media browser. Developed software for headless set-top TV appliance, hardware test apps, and cross-platform framework for building console test applications. Extensive work with C++, Win32 API, and Windows CE. Some work with C#, OpenGL ES, COM, Qt, and Linux.
Jan 2009 - Jul 2009
Sr. Embedded Software Engineer / Contractor
John Deere Intelligent Vehicle Systems,
Worked with large team on in-vehicle embedded applications. Developed extensible on-screen keyboard with foreign language support. Worked with C++ and Windows CE.
Apr 2007 - Dec 2008
Cummins-Allison, Mount Prospect, Illinois
Part of two-person team that developed front end for new paper currency scanner. Designed and implemented lightweight transaction database with extensible query system, real-time bill image transfer system over TCP/IP, flexible metadata export system implementing numerous legacy protocols over serial connection. Solely responsible for Windows CE platform development with Platform Builder. Assisted with ASP.NET app used to manage scanned data. Extensive work with C++, C#, Win32 API, and Windows CE.
Aug 2000 - Nov 2006
Peapod, Skokie, Illinois
Mobile and desktop developer for fulfillment team at pioneering web grocer. Created suite of mobile applications used to fulfill over 1000 orders per day, including picking application, quality control and inventory management apps, and launcher. Designed and implemented numerous desktop apps, including scriptable server emulator, server stress-testing tool, production monitoring utilities, and fulfillment reports. Collaborated on mobile web app used to manage inventory. Performed emergency port to new mobile OS, allowing facility to open on schedule. Extensive work with C++, MFC, Delphi, sockets, barcode scan engines, SQL, Windows Mobile, and PalmOS. Some work with Java, Spring, JSP, HTML, and CSS.
Jul 1999 - Aug 2000
Haven Corporation, Evanston, Illinois
Worked with small team on commercial desktop application used to manage mail-order businesses. Implemented several subsystems with emphasis on UI design, database development, and reports. Extensive work with Delphi and SQL.
Jan 1998 - Jul 1999
Shared Marketing Services, Chicago, Illinois
Worked with small team on in-house desktop application used to audit co-op advertising claims. Designed and implemented flexible and user-friendly report management system, configurable mailing generator, version control system for local databases, and numerous complex reports. Extensive work with Delphi, Paradox, and SQL.
Bachelor of Science, Economics
University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa
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