Mark Anderson

Mark Anderson

Full-stack developer with strong UX and DevOps for web, mobile, and cloud applications

Currently available for freelance, yo.

I build mobile, web, and backend apps. Among other things...

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I ship products, and I do it quickly

Senior Full-stack developer with strong UX / DevOps / and product experience.

15+ years of experience in startups, product development, and advertising. This is not my first rodeo. Strong and charismatic leader with the vision, skills, and experience necessary to not only execute but also lead a team to deliver.

Core skills: Backend (Python, PHP, Django, Laravel), Front-end (ReactJS, Backbone, Javascript), Docker, Azure, PostgreSLQ, Linux, Cloud, Natural language processing, and more.

Industries: E-commerce, advertising, marketing, enterprise mobility, B2B, B2C, gaming

Latest Projects

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Curabase - Simple business-critical bookmark sharing for teams and individuals

We make sharing business-critical bookmarks simple, secure, and accessible to everyone on a team -- especially non-technical users. And our product(s) are lean, fast, and unobtrusive.

SaaS B2B Microsoft Azure Docker Django HTML5/CSS/Javascript

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HelloAviva - Your local guide to stroller-friendly places in your city

Aviva is the guide to enjoy your city with a stroller. With over 1000 locations in Sweden we help you find stroller-friendly cafes, restaurants, and other public places where you can nurse your baby, change a diaper in private, or just hang out!

Python/Django Appcelerator Titanium + Alloy Framework RESTful API ReactJS + Flux

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3cosystem - Mapping each city's tech and startup ecosystem

3cosystem started out as the most comprehensive tech and startup calendar anywhere. It began with only Stockholm but has since quickly grown to include over 65 cities worldwide. Wherever you go in the world you should be able to quickly plugin to the local tech and startup ecosystem.

Django Web scraping (scrapy) NLP Meetup API Eventbrite API

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Phoodster - Vertical search engine and mobile app for food-tech

Phoodster is a mobile app and vertical search engine focused on the emerging food-tech space. As CTO I have built the crawling infrastructure, mobile app (iOS), and mobile web search.

Python/Flask Appcelerator Titanium + Alloy Framework Machine learning / NLP Docker RESTful API Elasticsearch

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Expatel - Move abroad and take your phone number with you

As an expat it is important that my friends, family, and colleagues back home are able to reach me as easily as they would anyone else. With Expatel I am able to keep my old phone number and have all the calls and texts seamlessly forwarded to my phone anywher in the the world using a simple mobile web app.

Laravel ReactJS RESTful API Twilio API Mobile Web

PepsiCo MultiMedia

PepsiCo MultiMedia - Online digital asset management for major global brand

In partnership with WeberShandwick I was the developer to implement PepsiCo's multimedia, public-facing, digital asset management platform. The purpose of the site is to allow all of PepsiCo's global partners to have access to all brand-approved images, videos, and documents for promotional, PR, and other marketing purposes.

Symfony Jquery AWS 3rd-Party API

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Work Experience

Principal - Under New Management (2009 - Present)

Core focus is web and mobile app development where I start, ship, and grow new ideas. My current crop include:

Python Django Postgresql ReactJS Laravel Flask Ansible Appcelerator Titanium PHP Linux RackspaceCloud AWS

CTO - Phoodster (2014 - Dec 2015)

If it is technical, I handle it.

Manage the technology team, strategy, architecture, development, operation, and maintenance of the Phoodster infrastructure.

NLP(Natural Language processing) Web crawling Django Flask Appcelerator iOS Android Postgresql ElasticSearch

Senior PHP Architect - (2010 - 2010)

Acquired by Facebook October 2010

Build applications for large clients and demos using the rich media backbonei API

symfony jquery mysql html5 S3 AWS EC2

Freelance Creative Technologist - Advertising industry (2008-2010)

Freelance digital team leader and creative services for the following agencies:

VP Development - Medwing (2005-2007)

E-commerce startup specializing in medical and personal care products. I built platforms to manage logistics, order processing, pay-per-click campaigns, and shopping carts for 20+ brands and domains. Total yearly sales in excess of $15MM/year.

PHP Postgesql Linux Netsuite FedEx API USPS API Disaster planning and recovery VoIP CRM ETL SOA

Owner - m3b Consulting (1999-2005)

Website development, systems admin support

PHP Perl Linux Windows NT/2000

Systems administrator- Oasis Silicon Systems (1998-2001)

Systems admin for a 80 person Semiconductor firm with offices in Austin, TX and Karlsruhe, Germany.

PHP Perl Linux Windows NT/2000 Solaris/SunOS Cisco VPN