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.
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.
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.
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