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Brian Dear | Elance
 
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Brian Dear

Elegant & Efficient Rails Development
   United States
  |   Jersey City, NJ
  |  4:27 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $60

As both an experienced entrepreneur and Rails developer, I know how to not only write great code and design beautiful web applications, I know the right questions to ask to ensure that the best possible product gets built. I follow Rails best practices to make maintanence and expansion of your project a seamless process. I am also experienced with "rescue missions." My clients have included venture-backed startups, small businesses and health technology. I'm fluent with the cutting edge of web development and software technologies. I am...

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Portfolio

A telemedicine web application for users to find therapists, schedule, pay and have...
http://icouch.me
Users can search for therapists based on specific criteria
http://icouch.me
Client needed an application to showcase voice over audio and drive sales.
http://yourvoiceovergirl.com
Rescue Mission and site upgrade for venture-backed job-interviewing/human resources...
http://taketheinterview.com
An ultra-minimal Rails site.
http://uxme.io
Front and backend development of a mobile web application for successful digital...
http://m.paperlesspost.com

Skills (10)

Tested
Ruby
Ruby on Rails
jQuery
Javascript
Amazon Web Services
eCommerce Consulting
AJAX
Web Design
MongoDB
Mobile Programming

Service Description

Web application development with Ruby-on-Rails and related technologies. Application planning, Wireframing, Lean Startup consulting, Ruby-on-Rails development, Front-end development, User Experience Design and consulting, Application deployment, Ruby-on-Rails upgrades. Project Management

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Employment

General Assembly
Instructor, Ruby-on-Rails educational courses
2012 - Present
Supports full-time intensive front and back-end web development courses. Specifically involved with Ruby, Ruby-on-Rails, Javascript, Jquery and CSS instruction. Provides 1-on-1 and group assistance...
UXme.
Ruby-on-Rails and UX Consultant
2012 - Present
Provides high quality consulting on UX design and Ruby-on-Rails development for both web and mobile applications. Creates mobile user experiences using Lean processes and client collaboration....
Tribeca Film Festival
Consulting Lead Ruby Developer
2012 - Present
Architected and built a custom data management system for the Tribeca Film Festival. System designed to manage both back-end data management as well as front-end user interaction. Used Rails and...
iCouch, Inc.
CTO
2010 - Present
Technical cofounder of video therapy startup. Developed web application for users to find therapists, schedule, pay and have their session in secure online video. Developed and released the native...
Zeel.com
Mobile UX Consultant
2012 - 2012
Paperless Post
Software Engineer/Consultant
2012 - 2012
Assisted in optimizing the Paperless Post mobile web application. Worked on improving the API along with front-end UX enhancements.
Take the Interview, Inc.
Ruby-on-Rails Consultant
2012 - 2012

Education

Texas A&M University
BA Journalism
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Keywords

Ruby-on-Rails
Web Development
PostgreSQL
front-end
back-end
UX
Mobile web
Heroku
Amazon S3
MongoDB
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