Andy is a talented, versatile software engineer with a proven ability to deliver innovative, engaging solutions for clients and end-users. He has an extensive background in front-end and full-stack web development, mobile and desktop apps, and user experience enhancement. Andy's core motivation is to make computers and handheld devices more accessible to novices, power users, and everyone in between.
Reddit, a rather silly place, hosts great discussions and round-ups of superb cat pictures.
As a Senior Software Engineer, Andy helpa build the reddit.com desktop/mobile web experience and craft APIs for first- and third-party apps.
Imgur, a public community and private image host, surfaces up the most awesome images on the internet. Serving 5.5 billion page views and 150 million unique sets of eyeballs monthly, Imgur provides massive amounts of cat pics, Twitter screencaps, and worldwide community at scale.
As a Full-Stack Engineer, Andy maintained the website, API, and infrastructure, adding and maintaining functionality to support community, revenue, and data analytics. As a QA Automation Engineer, Andy built the testing framework and test suites for the desktop website while providing support for and managing contributions from fellow engineers.
Reddit Enhancement Suite is a popular, open-source, cross-browser web extension which adds extra functionality to reddit.com. This includes style adjustments, custom themes, embedded external content, filters, and a slew of other features.
Gigya's Customer Identity Management Platform allows companies to build rich user profiles from social media accounts, aiding customer engagement and promoting customer loyalty.
As the Senior Developer for the Creative/Interactive team, Andy maintained and improved Gigya's WordPress homepage, striving to provide the best possible customer experience. He also helped out with the sales and marketing departments, streamlining their processes and helping them to better connect with prospective and existing clients.
Sonic Foundry is an enterprise web application solution for streaming video and presentations. It provides live and on-demand video playback for events, lectures, podcasts, webinars, and other applications.
ShutterCal is a daily photo journal that combines digital photos and text to create a unique, tangible record of your daily life.
Andy has engaged with this project for several years out of a personal devotion to the project's core concept. He's responsible for building all front-end functionality, integrating third-party functionality, and providing tools and leadership for junior developers.
Epic Systems produces software to manage electronic medical records and provide access to data within hospitals and directly to patients.
At Epic, Andy collaborated with a small team to maintain the corporate intranet home page, an employee and customer directory, interactive maps and forms, and other essential internal tools. He also worked with a graphic designer to create and implement themes to drive user engagement.
Netguava is a web development company that provides website development and hosting for business, personal, and real estate.
At Netguava, Andy converted graphic design mockups into fully-functional website templates. He also maintained websites for specific clients using Netguava's content management system.
Dharma Publishing is a non-profit, volunteer-run distributor of Tibetan Buddhist texts and artwork.
At Dharma Publishing, Andy packaged and shipped merchandise, coordinated warehouse operations, and provided customer service via telephone. As their webmaster, he maintained their online store, maintained customer databases, and developed new web features to drive customer engagement and promote repeat business.
During his time at the University of Delaware, Andy worked in a variety of positions including Theatrical Technician, Sound Intern, A/V Technician, Webmaster, Programmer, IT Assistant, Teacher's Assistant, and Tutor.