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Nicholas Shepherd

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Previous positions

  • Back End Developer at Officialize
  • Software Programmer at DPS Telecom

Education

Southern New Hampshire University, Bachelor of Science – BS, Information Technology

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Background

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    Lawn Love Lawn Care

    June 2019 – Present(4 months)

  • Back End Developer

    Officialize

    May 2018 – April 2019(11 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Used PHP (and Laravel) and JavaScript (and React) to add features to the web platform. Examples include commenting and voting on content, and viewing live streams. • Fleshed out the main platform’s API in order to share data with multiple mobile apps, the website, and the internal portal. • Integrated third-party web services such as Google Analytics, Facebook, Instagram, MailChimp, and more with the company portal in order to combine different data sources into easily-digestible reports. • Created a content management app using React Native. Among its features were creating and editing articles and galleries, and broadcasting live video with real-time chat messaging. • Made progress on a React Native app to serve as a native counterpart to the company’s web platform.

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  • Software Programmer

    DPS Telecom

    January 2016 – February 2018(2 years 1 month)Fresno, California Area

    • Maintained a suite of custom in-house web applications driven by PHP, MySQL, and JavaScript. • Built new web tools based on specifications given by department managers. • Responded to bug reports, feature requests, and questions about the applications or the underlying data. • Did Research & Development involving anything from data-mining, to hands-on assessment of new technologies that we could leverage in upcoming projects.

  • • Independently designed, developed, and maintained mobile apps, amassing over 2,000,000 downloads. • Created an ID card generator which held a Top 500 Free Entertainment Apps ranking on Google Play in 6 countries for a few months. • Created apps natively with Java and the Android SDK, and games on the LibGDX framework. • Developed hybrid apps using the Ionic framework, Cordova, and web technologies such as Angular, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.

Education

  • Southern New Hampshire University

    Bachelor of Science – BS, Information Technology

    2012 – 2015

    Activities and Societies

    Graduated Summa Cum Laude Dean’s/President’s List 2012-2015

Skills & Expertise

  • Laravel
  • Google Analytics
  • Git
  • React Native
  • JavaScript
  • Cascading Style Sheets (CSS)
  • Bootstrap
  • MailChimp
  • Backpack
  • React.js
  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code
  • Redux.js
  • Microsoft Office
  • Ionic Framework
  • Apache Cordova
  • Web Services
  • PHP
  • AngularJS
  • Socket.io
  • npm
  • Facebook API
  • MySQL
  • HTML
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Java
  • Firebase