Denver Developer && Song Builder
I'm an endlessly curious web developer with 15+ years performing and operating a tech-forward music business. I am a graduate of McGill University and General Assembly, living in Denver, Colorado with my family.
I am currently employed by the Morehouse School of Medicine, proudly working as a software engineer on the open-source Health Equity Tracker, which was built by Google.org and is now further expanded by the Satcher Health Leadership Institute.
I believe deeply in the power of music and technology to uplift our communities, so please reach out if I can help or answer any questions you may have. Let's build something together!
Free-to-use data visualization platform enabling new insights into the impact of COVID-19 and other social and political determinants of health on historically underrepresented groups in the US; built collaboratively by Google.org and continuously expanded by the Satcher Health Leadership Institute
Ongoing project allowing me to experiment with new web tech in a low-stakes environment; currently forked from a template using Astro for server side generated pages. Dynamically pulls in my recent blog posts with GraphQL at build time.
Fullstack Python App with Django. Created this web app to provide my extended family integrated property management tools. Syncs consensus-based scheduling with Google Calendar API using a Google Cloud Platform service account; Heroku deployment required customized configuration to generate required credentials file. “Demo” logs in a pre-authenticated account and programmatically generates additional test accounts with tiered authentication and incoming action requests to demonstrate user-to-user interactions. Prioritizes responsive design with media queries and CSS variables; persistent dark mode toggle selection.
Uses Model-View-Controller (MVC) design pattern, user stories, and an internal RESTful API. CRUD functionality restricted per user status; offers custom encrypted registration or Google OAuth login. Project-managed team of 6, utilizing GitHub's agile board to delegate and to minimize merge conflicts. Wrote 3 technical posts, assisting team members with deployments and environmental variables; provided hands-on assistance on multiple occasions and helped instructor solve another team's bug. Personally contributed across the stack: scaffolding functional React components; dynamic searching; hooks for state management and side-effects; assisted with JWT process.
Incorporated programmatically generated terrain and collision detection / destruction, gravity, scalable multiplayer mode, and responsive design.
Delegates and restricts users' CRUD permissions with OAuth2; plots user location and data with Google Maps API; integrates a deployed MongoDB Atlas NoSQL database; internally operates a RESTful API backend in Node/Express with EJS templating.
Automate gig promotion by programmatically submitting to multiple online event services. User inputs details into a local .xls spreadsheet, and the data is uploaded publicly to Songkick, BandsInTown, Strumsy, and privately to Dubsado. Further integration propagates this information to Spotify, Google, a user's Google Calendar, and many more locations.