|Summary of Skills
- Expert Mac OS X system and
with Objective C, C++, and
OOP design patterns
- Design experience with
Cocoa, Carbon, and PowerPlant frameworks
- Strong debugging skills ranging
from source to assembly levels
- Track record of meeting strict deadlines and shipping quality
- Excellent communication, planning, and teamwork skills
Sweater Software, Founder
Somerville, Massachusetts (July 2005-Present)
San Francisco, California (January 2000-July 2005)
the developer of Red Sweater Software's line of applications,
I provide technical and customer support to a wide variety
of users, and am an active participant in the Mac OS X developer
background as an Apple OS engineer and application developer
makes me an ideal asset for companies who require
broad technical coverage from
a small team of engineers.
As an independent consultant and engineer, I was the
sole-developer and contributor
to a variety of projects
spanning a diverse
range of technical requirements. My contributions to client software
include porting from Windows and Mac OS 9 to Mac OS X, original
development of Mac OS X UI applications, and the development
tightly integrated Safari
I have enjoyed working relationships with world-class clients
including Corbis, Fog
Creek Software, HeavyMail, Hewlett-Packard,
Senior System Software Engineer (May 1996-July 2002)
a member of the Apple OS X and Mac OS 9 development teams, I contributed
to the successful releases of Mac OS versions 7.6 through
Mac OS X Application Frameworks department, I developed and maintained
Carbon APIs for Mac OS X. These APIs allowed
legacy Macintosh applications to be easily ported
execution on Mac OS X. I was responsible for the Code Fragment
Manager (CFM), CarbonLib on X, the Folder Manager, and parts of
the CFNetwork framework.
Mac OS 9 System Integration team, I fixed bugs and implemented
new functionality in the Mac OS operating system and ToolBox,
integrated new Apple technologies into the System file, served
technical authority for changes to the Mac OS system file,
and was responsible
for the Memory Control Panel.
Software Quality Engineer (June 1995-May 1996)
I served as a
primary quality engineer
for the Mac OS 7.5, 7.5.3, and 7.5.5 system software projects.
closely with the Mac OS system integration engineers,
I performed targeted testing of pre-release system software.
My duties included authoring test tools in C, debugging and isolating
reported bugs with MacsBug, and attending bug review and project
planning meetings as a representative of the quality assurance group.
Santa Cruz, School of Engineering Research Department
C Programmer (January 1995-June 1995)
Developed code which parsed incoming data transmitted from weather
instruments around the Pacific Coast for storage in a mainframe
database of environmental data. I wrote code which compiled and
ran on Sun, IBM RS/6000, Silicon Graphics, and DEC Alpha workstations.
Bachelor of Arts, Computer & Information Sciences
University of California at Santa Cruz
awarded December, 1995.
Coursework focused on operating systems and computer architecture.
Bachelor of Arts, Music
Francisco State University awarded May, 2005.
Coursework focused on general
history and theory of music.