I love building things.

I've been working with the web for many moons and take pride in crafting pleasurable experiences. I'm currently in San Francisco working at Hired as a project engineer to help folks find amazing gigs.

Roots

I grew up in a small town in central California. I'd always had an interest in design and began obtaining the skills to design, illustrate, and animate while in high school. Meanwhile, my passion for video games inspired me to start creating them myself. Although I could illustrate and animate, my projects were always limited by the fact that I couldn't code.

Eventually, I taught myself what I needed to know while working a full-time gig doing tech support. I've built upon those learnings and now primarily focus on building rich web applications of all sorts. I'm still learning a ton and having a blast doing it.

Currently, some of my favorite tools are Node, Ruby, Vue, and Firebase.

Personal

When I'm not working on the next project, you'll probably find me making music, riding motorcycles, taking photos, or playing games (of both the board and video variety).

I generally dislike formality, and try to bring compassion, humor, and empathy to my daily interactions. Your value to a team doesn't stop at your technical aptitude.

In the end, we're all human and life is too short to take everything seriously.

Solo Projects

Cat 5 is an experiment in complex keyframes and animations, using the CSS steps animation property to create an animation effect (in this case, cats high fiving) with a single asset.
Gruup is a simplistic group chat platform experimenting with Firebase's real-time data store. It's backed by Ruby + Sinatra for asset delivery and routing.
Bub is a point-and-click action-survival game built using GameMaker over an afternoon. All game assets were drawn on Stapleā„¢ brand sticky notes and scanned/manipulated to use in-game.
TLDW (too long, didn't watch) Movies is a web-app where you review movies in 140-characters or less. It ties into themoviedb API for images, title suggestions, etc. and was built w/ Ruby on Rails.
Space Cat is an experiment in complex animations using single file assets which was featured on Codepen. More importantly, it's a cute cat flying through space.
Saman is an experimental (and confusing) arcade-style game with incremental elements. All assets (art + code) were made in 48 hours for Ludum dare 30.

How To Get in Touch

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