Seeking exciting opportunities to design and implement creative software solutions.

Work Experience

Goma Games

President

2011-03-10 - present

Founded a software development company that focuses on bringing education to games, and games to education to inspire kids to code.

  • Successfully private crowd funded a project to release a game that emphasizes leadership skills to very young kids
  • Designed curriculum, led and conducted game development workshops for students from high schools of several hawaiian islands in 2013, 2014, and 2015
  • Designed curriculum, led and conducted game development workshops for elementary to high school students
  • Designed curriculum, led and conducted 6 week long summer tech classes (including web and game development) for 3rd-10th grade girls at La Pietra in 2013, 2014, and 2015.
  • Mentored a tech class at Roosevelt High School
  • Mentorod a robotics club at Roosevelt High School
  • Released a match-3 remix mobile game named Atomic Apples to the App Store(no longer available) and Play Store for a client

Dev League

Curriculum Designer and Lead Instructor

2014-01-10 - present

Designed curriculum, facilitated, and instructed a full-stack web application development bootcamp centered around JavaScript.

  • Students from Cohort 1 (2014) won a state wide hackathon named 'Civic-cellerator'
  • Students from Cohort 2 (2014) released a mobile app for local event called 'Summit-Fest'
  • Students from Cohort 3 (2015) won a Startup Weekend hackathon, and Global Game Jam
  • Students from Cohort 4 (2015) released a mobile app for TedX Honolulu, and a data visualization app for UHero (http://uhero.devleague.com)
  • Students from Cohort 5 (2015) released a social photo sharing mobile app called SnapDown
  • Devleague has been ranked in the top 20 coding bootcamps in the nation

Humanhand LLC

CTO, Lead Programmer

2008-08-01 - 2015-09-01

Led the web development team to build content management systems and e-commerce web applications

  • Launched a cms, e-commerce class registration system, and art indexing system for HonoluluMuseum.org in 2009
  • Launched a cms for a responsive website for fuseisdesign.com in 2014
  • Launched a responsive website for pacxacms.azurewebsites.net in 2015

Team Vision LLC

Lead Programmer

2006-07-01 - 2008-08-01

Full stack web development and e-commerce applications

  • Received a Pele award for work on kekailani.com
  • Received a Pele award for work on lanailuxuryhomes.com

Innovative Consulting

Web Developer

2004-02-01 - 2006-07-01

Developed hotel websites and room reservation systems

  • Started as a help desk technician and got promoted to lead of web development team

Volunteer

Men's Leadership of Hawaii

Vice President

2011-01-01 - 2013-01-01

Managed a non-profit organization, led and supported community service projects

  • Participated and led many interisland service projects, fund raisers, and social activities

Education

Hawaii Pacific University

Management of Information Systems

BSBA

2008-08-10 - 2010-06-01
GPA: 3.0
  • Math 1123 Statistics
  • Econ 2010 Micro Economics
  • Econ 2015 Macro Economics
  • MIS 3050 Application Development

Heald College

IT Network Systems

Associates Degree

2002-08-01 - 2005-05-01
GPA: 2.0
  • Certified Internet Webmaster certificate
  • A+ certificate
  • Security+ certificate
  • Linux+ certificate

Skills

Web Development

Expert

  • HTML
  • Jade
  • Haml
  • Handlebars
  • CSS
  • SASS
  • LESS
  • Javascript
  • Typescript
  • Coffeescript
  • Haxe
  • AngularJS
  • Aurelia
  • BackboneJS
  • ReactJS
  • Flux
  • EmberJS
  • KnockoutJS
  • Polymer
  • Ampersand

Web Application Development

Expert

  • NodeJS
  • Express
  • Meteor
  • Hapi
  • Koa
  • Loopback
  • ECMAScript6
  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Sinatra
  • Python
  • Django
  • PHP
  • CakePHP
  • CodeIgniter
  • Perl
  • Bash
  • C#
  • .NET
  • Go
  • Gorilla
  • Revel
  • Martini
  • Beego
  • Erlang
  • Elixir
  • Phoenix

Software Tester

Proficient

  • Jasmine
  • Mocha
  • Chai
  • Karma
  • Utest
  • MassiveUnit
  • GoConvey
  • Ginkgo
  • Gomega
  • Agouti
  • GoCheck
  • Goblin
  • Rebar
  • EUnit
  • Meck
  • ExUnit
  • RSpec

Game Developer

Proficient

  • Flash
  • Canvas
  • IOS
  • Android
  • Haxe
  • Javascript
  • Lua

Database Architecture

Proficient

  • SQL
  • NoSQL
  • RDBMS
  • Document Store
  • Key-Value Store
  • MySQL
  • MariaDB
  • Postgres
  • MS SQL Server
  • SQLite3
  • MongoDB
  • Redis
  • Cassandra
  • BigTable
  • CouchDB

Systems Operator

Proficient

  • Security
  • Networking
  • Penetration Testing
  • Linux
  • CoreOS
  • High Availability
  • Load Balancing
  • Redundancy
  • Failover
  • Rolling Updates
  • Containerization (LXC)
  • Docker
  • Distributed
  • Cluster

Native Mobile App Development

Novice

  • IOS
  • Objective-C
  • C++
  • Swift
  • Haxe
  • HaxeNME
  • OpenFL
  • Lime

Languages

English

Native speaker

Interests

Programming

  • Community
  • Github
  • Open Source
  • Education
  • Process
  • Optimization
  • Dev environments
  • Hackathons
  • Social media

Music

  • EDM
  • Epic Trance
  • House
  • Dub Step
  • Outrun
  • Cyberpunk
  • Chiptune

Martial Arts

  • Kajukenbo
  • Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu
  • Muay Thai
  • Wing Chun

Gaming

  • Couch Video Games
  • Tabletop Games
  • Online Video Games
  • Video Game culture
  • Game Development

References

Kelli Ann Borgonia
Jason Sewell
Spencer Toyama
Russel Cheng
George Diaz