Co-Founder at Buzzr
Self-driven mobile engineer who takes pride in building performant, scalable, and elegant mobile applications. Well-versed in all stages of the application development cycle, with experience in single-handedly taking applications from wireframes to being featured in the App Store. Fluent in both iOS/Swift and Android/Kotlin.
Apr 2021 - Present
Groceries in a flash. Fresh produce and household essentials delivered to your doorstep in 15 minutes or less. Currently serving Yaletown, Crosstown, and Chinatown and looking to expand rapidly in the coming months.
Feb 2020 - Present
Mobile Software Consultant
Mar 2019 - Feb 2020
Senior Mobile Engineer
Contributed to the architecting and development of the Dapper Android application: a multi-signature cryptocurrency wallet with built-in dApp browsing capability. Joined the company with no prior Android experience but became productive in Kotlin and Android development within a month of starting, in-time for project kickoff. Leveraged prior experience with MVVM and functional-reactive programming in designing the app architecture, while also adopting Android best practices such as Clean Architecture and Repository pattern, in order to promote separation of concerns and testability. Integrated modern Android Jetpack SDKs such as Navigation, Room, and ViewModel. As the only iOS engineer in the company, single-handedly developed OAuth and wallet management iOS SDKs for Dapper’s ecosystem of applications to consume, thus accelerating app development time while reducing complexity.
Sep 2017 - Jan 2019
Lead Software Engineer
Responsible for leading the development of the Ben iOS application: a YCombinator-backed cryptocurrency chatbot that aims to lower the barrier to entry for investors looking to get involved in the cryptocurrency space.
Feb 2014 - Nov 2016
Intermediate Software Engineer
Building out Hootsuite's publishing platform in a full-stack capacity. iOS: Implemented the Instagram publishing flow, which leverages Hootsuite's content scheduling functionality to allow users to also schedule posts to Instagram. Built the image upload preview feature, providing users with a preview of the images that will be published with their post. Scala: Built a brand-new data service as part of Hootsuite's move to a service-oriented architecture. Provides CRUD functionality for scheduled messages - an integral part of Hootsuite's infrastructure.
Jun 2013 - Feb 2014
Junior Software Engineer
Web: Extensive work in PHP to deliver value for Hootsuite's customers, in the form of improved stability and new features. DevOps: Automated the configuration and deployment of over 80% of Hootsuite's infrastructure through the use of Ansible.
2008 - 2013
The University of British Columbia
Bachelor of Applied Science, Computer Engineering