BlakeHall

Web Developer

Website:
blakeshall.com
Email:
blake@blakeshall.com
Phone:
(859)-749-6825
GitHub:
blakeshall
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BlakeHall

Web Developer

Phone:
(859)-749-6825
GitHub:
blakeshall

Experience

Granicus, Inc.

2014 - Present

Software engineer focusing on full stack web development. Worked on multiple projects, predominately Ruby on Rails with HAML, LESS, CoffeeScript, and RSpec for testing. Used Postgres and MongoDB for databases, Marionette.js for client side framework, and RSpec for testing.

ArtAround

2013 - Present

Part-time Rails developer responsible for maintaining and extending ArtAround, a website and resource dedicated to cataloging public art, and its API used by the iOS app. Rails3 with MongoDB for the database and RSpec for testing.

CirrusMio

2012-2013

Ruby on Rails developer from the beginning working on CivicRush.com and CivChoice.com. Primarily Rails and backend related development, but front-end when required. Stack included Rails 3, MySQL, Redis, and Solr. Testing done with test-unit and capybara-webkit.

Code for America

Summer 2011

Built Ruby gems for government and open data APIs as part of the Google Summer of Code, using Agile and TDD practices. Worked on services built on Ruby on Rails. Assisted in the first Iconathon.

Skills

  • Ruby
  • Rails
  • Sinatra
  • Git
  • HTML/CSS
  • JavaScript
  • C++
  • Java

Education

University of Kentucky

May 2014

BS in Computer Science

Interests

Code for America Brigade

Member of OpenLexington, a Code for America Brigade. Working to increase government efficiency, citizen engagement, and solve any other community problems using technology. Implementing and building open-source, civic apps for the city of Lexington, KY.