To create insanely great iPhone and iPad applications.

Summary of Qualifications

Over 20 years experience as a professional software developer, including ten years experience with Apple’s Cocoa & Cocoa Touch frameworks. Specialist in object-oriented software architecture, database design, UI/UX design, and memory management.

Development team leader for NBA GameTime for iPad, Major League Soccer MatchDay for iPad, Tour de France for iPad, and SPEED Channel for iPhone. All of these apps have been featured by Apple in the App Store.

Development team member on many high-profile iOS apps in the App Store including Hallmark’s Hoops & Yoyo, iHeartRadio, JetBlue, PGA Championship, and Schwab Intelligent Portfolios.

Created the viewer interface for Graphic.ly, one of the highest-resolution comic book readers available for iPad. Designed, developed, and documented iPhone SDKs for Medialets, LifePics, and HyprLoco.

Developer of the user interface portion of the open-source DETweetComposeViewController project, allowing developers to add iOS5-style Twitter capabilities to iOS4 apps.

Created the Objective-C Style Guide used by Double Encore.

Advisor and guest speaker for the first year of iOS computer science classes at University of Denver.

Work History

Senior Software Engineer, Aetna — July 2017-Present
Senior team member on the Aetna Health app for iPhone

Freelance iOS Developer, Dave Batton & Associates — 2013-2017
Contract work from Galvanize in Denver. Clients include MailDeck, Roximity, LifePics, Brandwise, Oracle, Charles Schwab, MoneyCarta, and HyprLoco.

Senior Software Engineer, Double Encore, Inc. — 2008-July 2013
Worked with a team to create iPhone apps for Brightkite, PGA, and others. Primary developer for the Medialets advertising libraries used in many other iPhone apps.

Freelance Macintosh Programmer — 2000-2008
Did significant work for 4D, Inc. creating example databases for use as learning tools for other developers. Also did contract work for other small businesses using 4D and Cocoa.

Owner & President, DataCraft, Inc. — 1995-2000
Managed six developers in Colorado and four in California. Did contract work, primarily using 4D, for Lockheed-Martin, Qwest, Food Bank of the Rockies, and many other companies.

Freelance Database App Developer — 1991-1995
Subcontract work developing 4D databases for businesses in the Denver area.

Related Skills

C, Objective-C, Swift, Cocoa, Cocoa Touch, Xcode, Interface Builder, Core Data, SQLite, RegEx, HTML, XML, Photoshop, Sketch, 4D


Colorado State University — Bachelor of Arts, Business Economics, 1992
Big Nerd Ranch — Cocoa Bootcamp (instructed by Aaron Hillegass), 2005
WWDC — Attendee 2001, 2007 through 2013, 2016, 2017
C4 — Attendee 2007, 2008, 2009
360|iDev — Speaker 2012, Attendee 2011, 2017
iPhoneDevCamp Colorado — Speaker 2011, 2017, Attendee 2008