Kacy James

Maker of Things based in Brooklyn, NY

Software Engineer. Maker. Loves Cereals By Quaker.

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Skills

Swift
Objective-C
Xcode
Python
C#
HTML
CSS 3
JavaScript (ES5/ES6)

Experience

Flight Club

Software Engineer (Contract)

New York · April 2016 – October 2017

Student Driver

Founder

New York, NY · October 2015 – Present

In late 2015 I founded Student Driver as a game studio and later a software consultancy specializing in native iOS and full-stack web development. I completed and released “Student Driver” exclusively for iOS in mid-March 2016. Since launch, I’ve been consulting on various software projects, mobile messaging applications built using hybrid JS/native frameworks, and warehouse procurement optimization using web and mobile technologies.

Recurse Center

Recurser

New York, NY · October 2015 – December 2015

During my time at the Recurse Center, I took a deep dive into Unity and the C# programming language.

DBOX

Software Engineer

New York, NY · June 2014 – September 2015

At DBOX, I was responsible for the development of websites and interactive gallery installations for new real estate developments. The technologies I’ve used during my time here include Node.js, Python via Django and client-side MVC mostly utilizing Ember and Angular.

EasyBib

Software Engineer

New York, NY · April 2013 – June 2014

During my time at EasyBib I built and maintained data aggregation and analysis tools in Python and JavaScript for advertising operations (e.g. discrepancy reporting and analysis). Designed and implemented internal applications using Selenium and Django to assist in the collection and aggregation of ad data.

Meetup

UI Engineering Intern

New York, NY · June 2012 – August 2012

At Meetup I contributed to the design and implementation of UI prototypes and user flows for the desktop and mobile web versions of Meetup. I also updated some of Meetup’s internal tooling to ease local development of the site, in addition to remedying various front-end related bugs.

Education

Hunter College

B.A. in Computer Science

New York, NY · 2009 – 2013