Ruby on Rails Developer (8 years)
Last active: 05/09/2014
Software Developer with 8 years Ruby on Rails and 6 years SAP programming experience. Combines excellent conceptual analysis with practical operational solutions. Writes clear, well-structured and maintainable code. Driven by passion and curiosity. Quick grasp, highly flexible, and creative. Enjoys working in teams as well as on his own. Focused, organised, efficient, quality-conscious and reliable.
Software: Git, MySQL, PostgreSQL, Cucumber, RSpec, Capistrano, Apache, Photoshop
Methodologies: Agile, TDD, BDD
Platforms: Windows, Mac, Unix
Ruby on Rails Developer (freelance), Alexander Buehler, August 2012 – Present London
Client: Journalist Alexander Buehler - Designed and developed bespoke website (www.international-man.net) using the latest Ruby on Rails tools and TDD/BDD methodologies, featuring sections for articles, radio/TV features, corporate articles, blog, map, general information and contact details, which can be viewed in multiple languages. Built backend functionality including sections for content, a user administration, file upload and storage on Amazon S3, automatic thumbnail creation and a translation environment to enable the client to maintain the content and translations. Integrated Google Maps to display the geographic location of any content and Google Docs viewer functionality to display articles in PDF-format. Added audio and video players with special emphasis on maximizing browser compatibility. Implemented Facebook/Twitter integration, Atom/RSS subscription feature and full-text search. Developed responsive frontend layout optimized to work with different viewports including mobile devices.
Ruby on Rails Developer (freelance), TrAIN Research Centre, 2010 – 2011, London