Matt Huggins

Web & Mobile Developer

Resume

Skills
Ruby / Ruby on Rails10 yrsExpert
JavaScript14 yrsExpert
CSS14 yrsExpert
React5 yrsAdvanced
SQL10 yrsAdvanced
Java5 yrsModerate
PHP4 yrsModerate
Experience
Tech Lead
Kapost · 2015 - Present · Boulder, CO
  • Enabling team success through architectural decisions, scope definition, pair programming, code reviews, and general leadership and guidance.
  • Architecting scalable internal cross-application services using Ruby on Rails.
  • Building consumer-grade application front-ends with React, Redux, and WebPack.
Lead Developer
nOS · 2018 - 2019 · Malta
  • Implemented secure API layer for safely interacting with distributed blockchain applications on behalf of cryptocurrency addresses.
  • Built custom protocol for accessing apps built for and registered on a blockchain in a familiar browser interface.
Senior Developer (Consultant)
Quick Left · 2013 - 2015 · Boulder, CO
  • Built MVP mobile app for outdoor social network using Cordova, React, & Ampersand.js.
  • Outlined and resolved technical problems preventing a financial startup’s growth by migrating from MongoDB to PostgreSQL, fixing inherent data structure flaws, and replacing custom encryption with an accepted standard.
Founder
Black Book Singles · 2008 - 2013 · Austin, TX
  • Individually coordinated the design and development of a free online dating service.
  • Developed and released Android mobile application.
  • Acquired all users through search engine optimization techniques.
Senior Developer
Bloomberg Law · 2012 - 2013 · New York, NY
  • Acted as team’s Ruby on Rails subject matter expert for the Bloomberg Law product.
  • Replaced unreliable client architecture with a robust extensible gem solution for use with propriety API services.
  • Introduced unit and functional test suites for existing code, and presenting an ongoing testing strategy.
Developer
Food on the Table · 2010 - 2012 · Austin, TX
  • Utilized lean startup methodology to implement MVP solutions based upon multivariate testing results and user feedback.
  • Integrated with Facebook Connect to coordinate viral acquisition efforts.
  • Concurrently iterated iPhone & Android mobile apps using data-driven development.
Developer
Challenge Online Games, Inc. · 2008 - 2009 · Austin, TX
  • Led company-wide integration of Facebook Platform into all games, resulting in Zynga acquisition.
  • Designed and developed reusable cross-game components within the CakePHP MVC framework.
  • Coordinated the delivery of resources from designers, artists, and programming team members for the duration of an experimental Facebook gaming project.
Applications Developer
QVC, Inc. · 2004 - 2006 · West Chester, PA
  • Built Java web services utilizing the Spring Framework for back-end processing.
  • Designed and developed enterprise solutions within ASP.NET.
  • Enhanced public websites and internal applications using Java, C#, C++, Perl and ASP languages.
  • Resolved production issues for QVC.com, QVC.de, and QVC.co.uk via on-call support.
  • Produced technical documentation formalizing functionality and semantics of enterprise system application processes.
  • Developed enterprise applications utilizing Java-based web services, formatting XML data with XSL style sheets via ASP to present dynamic XHTML to Customer Service representatives.
  • Maintained existing applications using ASP and VBScript for presentation and VB COM+ components for data source interaction.
Education
Bachelors, Computer & Information Sciences
University of Delaware · 2000 - 2004
Masters Program, Business
University of Delaware · 2004 - 2006