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Nigel Harsch


332 Rogers Avenue Apt F9 - Brooklyn, NY 11216
nigelharsch@gmail.com
github - linkedin - website


Technical Skills

Object Oriented Programming, MVC, RESTful Architecture, Automated Testing Python/Django web development, Flask, SQLAlchemy, Selenium Boostrap, Javascript, Postgresql

Work Experience

Thelab

Full Stack Developer, March 2016 - Present

  • Backend/Frontend development and support for client web and mobile apps
  • Built integration tools to connect modern web apps to legacy enterprise systems
  • Maintain configs for Kubernetes projects on Openshift
  • Help maintain open source tools built in house
  • Worked on projects using: Django, Django Rest Framework, Wagtail, Django-Oscar, React, React-Native, Backbone JS, Node/NPM, Webpack, Docker, Kubernetes

iNDemand

Programmer/Analyst, June 2015 - February 2016

  • Developed new features for core business Django applications
  • Created tests, documentation and automated deployment for legacy applications
  • Respond quickly to questions and requests from user community

Distribution Coordinator, Feb 2014 - June 2015

  • Managed online content delivery for major client
  • Utilized APIs and web scraping to develop automation scripts
  • Coordinated with other teams to optimize end to end workflow

DR Theatrical Management

External Box Office Manager, 2013-2014

  • Coordinated and managed offsite Box Offices.
  • IT setup and troubleshooting, run nightly financial settlements
  • Maintained online storefront, answered customer support emails

Chicago Ideas Week

Box Office Coordinator, 2012

  • Built "Build-a-Badge" customer service app with for on-site ID kiosks
  • Recruited and trained staff
  • Onsite IT equipment setup and troubleshooting

Thrill Jockey Records

Shipping Manager, 2011-2012

  • Managed shipping and receiving for independent record label
  • Delivered digital media to streaming services including Itunes, Spotify, and Rdio.
  • Database management, FileMaker Pro, Excel. Ran monthly sales reports.

UIC Gallery 400

Marketing Intern, 2009-10

  • Event set up and photography, maintaining media databases, editing press releases, maintaining social media sites and developing social media strategies and gallery maintenance.

Personal Projects

###Todo App Django/Python app, built while working through Test Driven Development with Python

###Hack the Dinos challenge Python scripts to clean data and generate web-ready proxy files. Built during 2015 "Hack the Dinos" 24 hour hackathon.

Volunteer

Hosts weekly "Learn Python the Hard Way" night at Indemand.

Education:

B.A. in Communication Arts, North Park University - Graduated 2010