andywalldesign@gmail.com | 203.524.2638

CTO, Developer, Designer, and Entrepreneur

Cred
  • Began 17 years of freelance web and print design, web development, and small business consulting
  • B.A., Economics, Clark University
  • 2.5 years agency experience working on critical design & production for Fortune 500 web properties
  • Co-founded unique, highly functional, map-centric goods transaction site and platform licensing startup
  • Served for a year as design/dev team leader of privately funded startup
  • Led notable consumer-facing SAAS brand through substantial expansion and technical upgrades
  • Senior engineering hire in 14-person agile team building leading-edge ad tech solution
  • Served as CTO and lead engineer at funded, award-winning travel tech startup and brought to aquisition
Skill
  • Accomplished, resourceful programmer and system architect.
  • Extensive Angular, React+Redux, custom Backbone, and other MV framework work
  • Mastery of HTML, LESS+SASS, CSS, Javascript + jQuery
  • MERN fluent (MongoDB+Express+React+Node)
  • Relational DB planning experience across MySQL and MongoDB
  • Cloud hosting planning, migration + management: Amazon EC2, S3, CloudFront, Route53
  • iOS app development in Objective C
  • Java + Hibernate experience
  • Java for Android; Android development
  • LAMP experience, CakePHP
  • Extensive AS3 + Flash dev
  • Leader in agile team environments
  • Strong communication and organizational skills; problem lover, problem solver.
  • Git-saavy codebase cleaner and maintainer
  • Ace visual designer & media producer with mastery of a large toolkit.
  • UI/UX design and production with Adobe PS, AI, FW; Balsamiq, Cacoo, Visio
  • Rich UI concept-to-production involving HTML5 animation; Adobe Edge, Flash, Premiere, After Effects; 3D Studio Max
  • Rapid learner of new programming languages
Work

Hello Scout

Acquired by LuxicoJanuary 2016 - August 2017

CTO, Lead Engineer

Planned and built tools and infrastructure for a digital concierge business serving 30+ hotel properties resulting in > $1m run rate; named Most Innovative Travel Startup at Sabre, HITEC and Phocuswright conferences in 2016

AppNexus

July 2013 - November 2015

Senior Front-end Engineer

Developed, launched, and supported Twixt, an industry-best tool for organized buying and selling of premium digital ad inventory. Twixt was built with Angular. The product was a stealth initiative of AppNexus, the world's largest independent ad exchange.

Enloop

October 2011 - 2013

Chief Technology Officer

Began company co-leading CTO position in 2012 to manage ongoing growth and R&D.

Director of User Experience

Joined team 5 months after launch to revamp consumer-facing app UI, funnel pages and purchase flows

DoAnything.com

September 2010 - August 2011

VP, Creative Engineering / Lead Front-End Designer & Developer

Full-time hire in small team to plan and execute the social productivity product doanything.com. Work involved:

Locanetworks

September 2008 - August 2011

Co-Founder / CMO / Front-End Designer & Developer

Started, built and managed this white-label mapping platform startup. Work included:

Exent Technologies

February 2007 - September 2010

Lead Web Designer, Verizon Games and more

UI design/production, marketing pages, and all-around guru for Verizon Games (the monthly videogame subscription package for Verizon DSL customers) and for similar services also provided by Exent for Qwest communications, T-Mobile and FairPoint.

Freelance

2001 - Present

Flash Microsite Designer / Developer Extraordinaire

Over 30 clients ranging from MSN to hip-hop superproducer Just Blaze.

Consultant / Developer

For small businesses. Some highlights: