I am a Software Engineer and Engineering Manager with more than 10 years of industry experience. As an engineer I specialize in UI web development, and have broad experience in the different skills involved in effectively producing maintainable software.
As a manager I strive to provide clear direction, trust and autonomy to my reports so that they can execute on the team and organization's objectives effectively, while developing professionally and advancing their careers.
Remote. Managing 5 engineers in the Wikimedia Product Infrastructure team, where we:
I set team direction and anual and quarterly goals, hired and managed awesome engineers to further Wikimedia's objectives, giving them space and trust to work effectively in a complex collaborative remote environment.
Led and planned technical improvement projects to reduce debt and modernize the codebase while working on Product's goals.
Built several additional projects including a Survey feature for MediaWiki, public and private reading lists.
Participated in a generative research project on emergent countries quickly building several prototypes to test ideas out with users, and participating in the interview process and information analysis.
Built a frontend team and worked on OHIM eSearch (JS web application) and the new OHIM Website (public site and suite of web tools).
New site and group of web tools, full redesign and layout using semantic HTML and modern CSS3 while maintaining graceful degradation and implementing responsive design. Implemented a wiki and style guide with live components and docs and different themes with a corporate framework to be used as a base in the site and tools.
Worked on styles, layouts, themes and JS plugins for client websites that used Drupal (mysql, php).
Design and development of a browser application to create, layout and fill magazines, and generating a print version of them in PDF.
Support for the teaching staff of a masters course, development and mantainance of the website.
Available to travel, could consider relocation.
I enjoy computer generated art, compilers and programming languages, UI design and development, and exploring new technologies that grow the way we think about solving problems.
I am not afraid of learning new technology, projects and codebases.