Profile:
Naturally inquisitive with electronics, technology, physical and mechanical functionality. Enjoys collaborating on projects from the broad design stage, to the intricate, and into completion and production. Able to adapt from situations involving technical proficiency to dealing with customers on a level that makes the technology available and unintimidating, enabling them to excel with the future.
 
Experience:
Director of Research & Development, GILDERFLUKE & CO; BURBANK, CA - 2017 - Current
- Manage developers, technicians, and interns both in office and on location.
- Guided clients though project development; materialized concepts and renderings into working systems.
- Designed overall control systems and individual control elements for attractions, exhibits, shows, and venues globally.
- Lead the initial project planning, the sales and design phases, and throughout full installation and implementation.
- Consulted on show control retrofits and provided follow up support and expansion.
- iOS, Android, PC, Mac and web app, hardware design and network integration, HMI, and UI creation.

EMBEDDED PROGRAMMER, GILDERFLUKE & CO; BURBANK, CA - 2011-2017
- Programmed and lead programing team for PC software for show programming and embedded hardware. - In charge of in house R&D prototypes while simultaneously overseeing other developers.
- Worked onsite within US, South Korea, and Qatar.
- Involved with TEA (Themed Entertainment Association) activities and industry partners.
- Attend and exhibit at IAAPA Expos (International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions).

PROGRAMING INTERN, GILDERFLUKE & CO; BURBANK, CA - 2010-2011
- Upgraded firmware features in show control hardware product line.
- Developed solid-state show video playback integration.
- Designed next generation control hardware and HMI devices.

OWNER, LIGHT WORKS; BURBANK, CA - 2007-CURRENT
- Started and operate event lighting and equipment rental company. Developed cross platform DMX lighting control software.

CAMPUS REPRESENTATIVE, APPLE; SANTA BARBARA, CA - 2009 - 2011
- Hosted workshops, held events, and built relationships with students, faculty, and parents.
- Collaborated with Apple Teams in Cupertino to run marketing programs on campus, promote sales, and increase awareness of Apple products.

DEPARTMENT OF COMPUTER SCIENCE T.A., WESTMONT COLLEGE; SANTA BARBARA, CA - 2010-2011
- Assisted professor in class, taught additional class sessions, graded projects, assisted in innovative project creation.

VERTICAL MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS; PASADENA, CA - SUMMER 2008 & SUMMER 2009
- Developed and replaced backup hardware and software system resulting in monthly savings.
- Upgraded computers, severs and networking equipment.
- Assisted development and debugging of cloud based project tracking software.
- Maintained system security, up time, mitigated intrusion attempts.

WESTMONT COLLEGE IT; SANTA BARBARA, CA - SPRING 2009
- Daily setting up multimedia equipment for lectures and network configurations and solving computer issues for students and staff.

OWNER, TECH THERAPY; BURBANK, CA - 2005 - 2010
- Self-employed freelance computer service and installation, home electronics installation, lighting and sound consultation and installation.

TECHNICAL COORDINATOR, VILLAGE CHRISTIAN HIGH SCHOOL; SUN VALLEY, CA - 2006 - 2007
- Incorporated various multimedia into events at Fine Arts Department at Village Christian High School to create a more innovative, creative, advanced experience for live audiences and web broadcasts.

RELIANCE COMPANY; EAGLE ROCK, CA - 2006 - 2007
- Performed blueprint review and take-off, office and construction yard maintenance, preformed IT duties, and bobcat operation.
 
Technical Skills:
- Scheme, C++, Objective C, ASP.NET, Ruby, Java, Python, BrightScript and Assembly for Silicon Labs 8051 and Arm M4 Cortex micro-controllers. Professional experience with PC, Linux, Mac, iOS, Android and embedded platforms. Can build and repair computers, electronics, control systems and mechanically inclined.
 
Other Accomplishments:
- In 2010 and 2011, assisted in developing a mobile electronic medical record system and ad-hoc networks for aid volunteers in Ensenada, Mexico. Utilizing robust mobile databases that could later be synchronized with the primary database.
- Started lighting rental and event design service in 2007. In 2011, developed cross platform lighting system control software.
- Started freelance computer consulting and repair and multimedia installation service in 2005.
- Earned rank of Eagle Scout in The Boy Scouts of America.
- Eagle Scout Project – Supervised 40 volunteers in securing, sorting and delivering clothing and goods to Spectrum Ministries for Mexico’s poor.
- Mission and Humanitarian Service Trips – Brazil, Kenya, Mexico, and Inner City Los Angeles.
 
Education:
- Westmont College, Santa Barbara, CA - B.A. Computer Science, Graduated 2011
- Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA - Aviation Program, 2005-2007, Private Pilot Certificate at age 17