Hello, I'm Andy

 

I'm a Software Developer

About

Background

 

I'm a Platform Developer at Cty611 in Fountain Valley, CA. I help cities like Fountain Valley and Lake Forest promote local businesses with technology.

 

I graduated from Cal State University, Fullerton. My hobbies include learning new skills with online classes, making personal apps, and playing games competitively.

 

Let's work together, feel free to reach out to me.

Highlights

 

  • Main Skills: Java, Objective-C, Android Studio, and Xcode
  • Secondary Skills: Python, HTML, and CSS
  • Student at Heart: Learning JavaScript & React Native through online courses at Udemy

 

Work

Current Job at Cty611:

 

  • I improve the technology: coding the mobile apps & websites, designing UX prototypes, and automating workflows. I also manage the staff and operations. Here are some quick highlights.
  • Mobile Apps:
    • Increased user engagement with features like targeted push notifcations and automated MailChimp e-mail campaigns.
    • Made the front-end responsive and adjust images, icons, and splash screens according to the phone size.
    • QA tested and fixed crashes and bugs, such as issues found from the Google Play Console.
  • Websites:
    • Added a directory for local businesses to advertise to residents within the city.
    • Added features like posting data with REST to unify company data with other databases.
  • Managed staff and company workflow:
    • Made scalable CRM's that lead to more sales.
    • Used automation and python whenever possible, such as automating MailChimp campaigns or manual tasks.
  • Check out the main app: Experience FV and the blog: Lake Forest Shop & Dine.
  • See more details of my work in the longer section.
  • I work at a start-up. My role is everything related to technology: developing mobile apps & websites, UX prototypes & user journey maps, and automating workflows. I also manage the staff and operations with scrum meetings and collaboration software. I have also presented to city managers and investors. Here are longer highlights:
  • Mobile Apps:
    • Increased user engagement with new features like targeted push notifications and automated e-mail & texting campaigns with MailChimp & Twilio API integrations.
    • Increased user retention by adding analytics and custom tracking properties to keep users in the app longer.
    • Refactored code to work with newer libraries, such as deprecated Google and Facebook SDKs.
    • Made the front-end responsive and adjust images, icons, and splash screens according to the phone size.
    • QA tested and fixed crashes and bugs, such as issues found from the Google Play Console or by user feedback.
    • Maintained two codebases: Android and iOS, using Java, Objective-C, Android Studio, and Xcode.
  • UI/UX Design:
    • Managed the codebase migration from Java and Objective-C to JavaScript and React Native.
    • Collaborated with other engineers and designers by creating user journey maps, prototyping, and personas.
  • Websites:
    • Created and maintained several websites such as blogs and directories using WordPress, PHP, and JavaScript.
    • Implemented a directory for local businesses to advertise to residents within the city.
    • Added features like posting data with REST to unify company data with other databases.
  • Managed staff and company workflow:
    • Made scalable CRM's that lead to more sales, with data from official city databases.
    • Improved team collaboration with Scrum meetings and collaboration software like Monday.com.
    • Automated MailChimp e-mail campaigns that integrated with company mobile apps and CRMs.

    • Used Python scripts and Zapier to automate manual tasks like creating physical mail campaigns.

  • Check out the main mobile app: Experience FV and the blog: Lake Forest Shop & Dine.

 Personal Projects:

 

  • Random Recipe Buddy
    • A mobile app that helps you decide on a recipe to cook
    • Made with JavaScript & React Native
    • Uses the RecipePuppy API to search for recipes based on any ingredient or cuisine
    • Has features like analytics, push notifications, and a contact form that links to a Firebase database
    • Has a GitHub repository: Link.
    • Uploaded to the Google Play store
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