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Luke W. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 5, 2014

Luke W.

Building amazing web apps for mobile platforms.
   United States
  |   Austin, TX

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $82

I have been a professional web developer for 14 years, have a Master's in MIS, a passion for mobile web apps, and lots and lots of experience in small companies and start-ups.

I strive to build lean, maintainable, and mobile friendly web apps using tech. stacks that are mature, not obscure, and that provide developers with easy-to-use tools.

I recently led a team of 5 software engineers working on a crowd-sourcing app in the movie industry (http://www.tugg.com). Our stack includes Rails 4.1, Twitter Bootstrap, Coffeescript, MySql (and...

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Skills (10)

Tested
Ruby on Rails
PostgreSQL
JavaScript
CoffeeScript
Node.js
Unit Testing
Heroku
MySQL
Ruby
jQuery

Service Description

My projects emphasize mobile and cross-browser compatibility that aim to perform exceptionally on tablets, desktops and smartphones.

I design, build, and maintain Ruby on Rails / Javascript web applications for e-commerce businesses. I deliver high quality software that both exceeds business needs and lives up to the highest technical review, using a modern tech. stack and with an emphasis on automated testing.

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Employment

Servicient's MyTennisLessons.com
Sr. Application Architect
2014 - Present
I develop and maintain a Ruby on Rails / Javascript online marketplace for professional tennis instructors. Our stack includes Node.js, Rails 4.1, Postgresql, Heroku, and Redis. The majority of...
CompassLearning
Sr. Full Stack Engineer (Consulting)
2013 - 2014
Contracted to help develop the Company┐s 2nd gen. core LMS on a Node.js / Ember.js / Mongodb stack. Evaluated various front┐end frameworks to determine appropriate technology mix for targeting...
Tugg, Inc
Full-Stack Engineer
2012 - 2013
* Built Tugg's Data API (http://www.tugg.com/api) and first sample Node.js client to consume event data. * Built Tugg 'widgets' using jQuery, JSONP and Coffeescript:...
Let's Gel, Inc.
Senior Software Engineer
2009 - 2012
* Designed and implemented the 2nd generation of a full-featured e-commerce, order entry, and invoicing web application in Rails 2.3. The application allows users to manage most of the business'...
Outernet, Inc.
Senior Software Engineer
2008 - 2009
* Maintained and developed several core-business 2.x Rails apps, including the largest in-house application comprised of 40 screens, roles-based authentication with ActiveDirectory integration. *...
Seattle Acquisition LLC
Lead Developer
2005 - 2008
* Migrated the Company's internal apps from Asp.net/IIS to RoR and Apache/FCGI or mongrel. * Solely responsible for the design, coding and testing of the Company's largest internal RoR app which...
The Harbour Group
Web Application Developer
2005 - 2005
* Responsible for development of Company intranet using DotNetNuke. * Developed reusable .Net components including a custom File Uploading control built on XML Web Services. * Participated in...
MHNet
Application Developer
2003 - 2005
* Responsible for development of Company intranet using DotNetNuke. * Developed reusable .Net components including a custom File Uploading control built on XML Web Services. * Participated...

Education

Texas A&M University
B.A.
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Texas A&M University
Master's
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Keywords

Ruby on Rails
Twitter Bootstrap
Mobile
Javascript
Node.js
Coffeescript
API design
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