Hey, I’m Ross 👋

I am a software developer based in Toronto. I specialize in web development and I'm always on the lookout for cool new technologies. I'm helping Doctalk build a collaboration tool for doctors and medical organizations.

Experience

2021

WTFormat v2.0

NuxtJS / Vue
TypeScript

WTFormat is an online tool for generating date format codes. Updated to support more formatting libraries, now using NuxtJS (Vue) and TypeScript.

MetaProjection 2021

gatsby
GraphQL
Node

An aggregator of multiple Canadian election projections which provides an overview of how the election is playing out, both federally and by district. Updated for 2021.

Mandelbrot Set in Rust

rust
WebAssembly
TypeScript

An interactive application that lets you explore the Mandelbrot set fractal. Built with Rust, compiled to WebAssembly, running on Web Workers.

2020

Full Stack Developer – Doctalk

react
redux
django
PostgreSQL
heroku

I'm helping Doctalk build an authenticated online space for physicians to collaborate with each other and organizations

ReqWise

svelte
fastify
PostgreSQL
GCP

An easier way for web developers and digital agencies to understand their customer's needs. Brainstorm requirements, propose designs, and get stakeholder sign-off.

Vibeify

TensorFlow
react

An artificially intelligent DJ that uses your webcam to determine the level of energy in the room and selects songs from your playlists that match the vibe. My team created Vibeify for QHacks 2020.

2019

Director of Systems Automation – QVFT

svelte
flask
arduino

In charge of running weekly meetings, setting goals, and providing technical assistance to team members. The Systems Automation team is building an software system for adjusting environment variables, such as temperature or light intensity, in order to maximize crop yield.

Traffic Light Optimization

python

A simulation of interconnected intersections, whose lights' behaviour is optimized by a learning agent. Created for Reinforcement Learning, an AI course at Queen's.

Software Developer – QTMA

react
django
MongoDB

Software developer in an eight-person product team within a tech incubator at Queen’s University. Built a user interface using React.js for Studii, a collaborative studying web application for students.

foldA Box Office System

svelte
flask
PostgreSQL
heroku

An online system for selling tickets and getting audience metrics for foldA, a digital performance festival in Kingston, Ontario. Created as my Queen's Computing capstone project.

MetaProjection

gatsby
GraphQL
Node

An aggregator of multiple Canadian federal electoral projections which provides an overview of how the election is playing out, both federally and by district.

Software Developer Intern – Verafin

java
PostgreSQL
Backbone.js

Made multiple upgrades and bug fixes to the user interface that were requested by Verafin clients. Created a software plugin that identifies high risk customers across hundreds of institutions based on transaction and biographical characteristics.

A website with up-to-date global warming information and data. It provides a high-level overview of what global warming is – how it's caused, how much the Earth has warmed, and its observed and predicted effects.

2018

Drawing robot

arduino
Raspberry Pi

A drawing robot that listens to you and writes down what you say. Created for Digital Systems, a course at Queen's.

WTFormat.com

JavaScript

An online tool for generating Moment.js date format codes

Full Stack Developer Intern – Nudge.ai

react
redux
.NET / C#
PostgreSQL

Implemented a system for receiving, verifying, and handling GDPR requests. Added the capability for users to suggest changes to the information shown in our public pages with an intuitive interface.

Software Developer – QHacks

gatsby
GraphQL
PostgreSQL

Built the landing page for the hackathon and a web portal which over 1800 students used to apply. The websites were built with React and used GraphQL to retrieve data for the user interface.

A dodgeball game with motion tracking, created for Human-Computer Interaction, a course at Queen's.

2017

CTO – MUSE Magazine

WordPress

Created a WordPress-based platform for publishing student-submitted articles that reflects the design language of the physical MUSE magazine

Front End Developer Intern – Nudge.ai

react
redux

Created a modern interface for Nudge employees to carry out administrative tasks. Interacting with a RESTful API, this interface allows an administrator to create, delete, or modify accounts, and to directly access and modify person and company data used by the sales platform.

2016

An interactive application that lets you explore the Mandelbrot set fractal. Made with Python and TKinter.

Student at Queen's University

Bachelor of Computing (Honours, Software Design).
CIPS Accredited Software Engineering program.

2014

Ski Instructor – Caledon Ski Club

Taught children how to ski – from their first time on skis to racing competitively in a team. Gained experience in leading a team and working closely with other employees.

Counsellor – Camp Hurontario

Worked with many different age groups from six to fourteen years old, and gained experience in working with people of different ability levels and interests.