the résumé of adam georgiou

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objective

To satisfy my curiosity and compulsion to make stuff by taking on and completing positive, impactful, challenging projects.

education

Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Choice Books

  • "Designing Brand Identity" by Alina Wheeler
  • "Drive" by Daniel Pink
  • "Effective C++" by Scott Meyers
  • "Linchpin" by Seth Godin
  • "Style; Lessons in Clarity and Grace" by Joseph Williams & Gregory Colomb
  • "The Algorithm Design Manual" by Steven S. Skiena
  • "The Intelligent Investor" by Ben Graham
  • "The Pragmatic Programmer" by Andy Hunt and Dave Thomas
  • "Thinking in Java" by Bruce Eckel

Choice People

  • George Georgiou
  • Frank Shashaty
  • Thaveesak Pongvitayapanu

experience

Software Engineer III @ Google, Boulder, CO

  • frontend
  • Google Drive Frontend

Software Engineer III @ Google, New York, NY

  • frontend
  • backend
  • Build applications and tools to collect, display, and otherwise work with insightful advertisement Verification data.
  • Worked on both the Programmatic-based, DoubleClick Bid Manager; and Reservation-based, DoubleClick Campaign Manager products

Software Engineer III @ FactSet Research Systems Inc., New York, NY

  • backend
  • distributed systems
  • Provide real-time search and alert access to financial market data (e.g. research, filings, editorials) via multi-machine, multi-process, C++, Linux, Elasticsearch stack
  • Also lead the implementation of and currently maintain a team-specific Python environment, including a build/integration system (via BuildBot, setuptools, pylint) and distribution mechanism (via internal PyPI server and PIP)
  • Lead team of 2 engineers

Intern @ FactSet Research Systems Inc., New York, NY

  • ui/ux
  • design
  • frontend
  • backend
  • Built an application framework for rapidly developing prototype software, allowing developers to quickly demonstrate usage of our established services without having to roll out an entire frontend build
  • Developed HTML/JavaScript-based market data searching application in said framework that could be updated and played with instantaneously, whereas our native desktop application took a nontrivial amount of time to build and deploy
  • jQuery(UI) client, Django Backend

TheGeorgeList.com

  • ui/ux
  • design
  • copy
  • frontend
  • backend
  • Built a website that aggregates all the concerts going on in NYC
  • Python and Scrapy for the backend. AngularJS for the frontend.
  • github.com/georgi0u/mgrok

ReliablePaint.org

  • ui/ux
  • design
  • copy
  • frontend
  • Designed a brand identity, wrote copy, and implemented a web presence for a local contracting company
  • jQuery for the moving parts; otherwise a mostly static website

Concert — Open Source Audio Collaboration

  • ui/ux
  • design
  • frontend
  • backend
  • Contributed to the design and initial implementation of RESTful Django (Web) Application for sharing and collaborating on music
  • github.com/Concert/Concert

Photoblog

  • frontend
  • ui/ux
  • design
  • copy
  • Developed a PHP, MYSQL, Smarty, jQuery based photo blogging system
  • Interfaced with Facebook API in order to post links to news feed
  • Live site is now down, however the wayback machine has a cached copy

Intern @ The Monetary System, New York, NY

  • sys. administration
  • Setup and managed company FreeBSD web server
  • Delivered technology seminars to over 40 CEOs of community banks

GitHub — Various Projects

  • Various projects, open-source contributions, and otherwise public, version-controlled files available at github.com/georgi0u

domain knowledge

Programming

  • Low Level Imperative Languages (C)
  • Mid Level O.O. Languages (C++ (including the STL, Boost)/Java)
  • Scripting Languages (Python (Django), Perl, PHP, Bash)
  • JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS, Google Closure Tools)
  • Elasticsearch
  • Social APIs (e.g. Facebook, Twitter, YouTube)
  • Markup (HTML(5)) & Styling (CSS)
  • Tools (Git, Emacs, Zsh, Tmux, Unix, Perforce)
  • C++ (STL, Boost)
  • Python (Django)
  • Java
  • JavaScript (jQuery, AngularJS, Google Closure Tools)
  • Elasticsearch

Design, Marketing

  • User-Interface, User-Experience
  • Copy, Essays, Editorials
  • Brand Design, Positioning, Identity, Consistency
  • Typography, Color, Composition