Evan Pavlica smiles against a white background.

evan pavlica

Web Development and a whole lot more.

Greetings!

Thank you for visiting my portfolio site. I hope it gives you an idea of who I am, and what I can do.
I'm always looking new challenges and new adventures!

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I have a wide variety of experience in different work environments. I began my career in Film and Television, and transitioned to web development in 2013. I'm a smart, creative worker with a good work ethic and attention to detail.

Check out the details of my work:

Entertainment

  • Production Coordinator

    Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
    2013-present. Produce theatrical productions for the 250+ member group. Coordinate between membership and production team, lead set building efforts, and participate in repertoire selection and performance.
  • Administrative Assistant

    CBS Entertainment
    2007-2012. Responsible for overseeing the operations of the CBS Prize Warehouse. Show support for The Price is Right including proofreading promotional script copy and coordinating with show producers for preparation and display of prize merchandise.

Web Development

Jobs

  • Lead Web Developer

    Alto Labs
    2014-present. As the lead web developer at Alto Labs, I've had the privilege to work with skilled developers on a range of projects. Highlights of this role have been architecting the agency's first in-house project, Snappic , and being the lead site maintainer for Boombotix .
  • WDI Instructor

    General Assembly
    2014. Getting to teach web development was a fun and enlightening experience. Getting back to basics and reviewing best practices with the students improved my own skills and gave me a fresh view of the art of programming.

Projects

Boombotix http://boombotix.com As the lead maintainer of this site, I implemented the Build-A-Bot feature as well as many custom integrations into the client's Spree storefront. Technologies Used: ▫ Ruby on Rails ▫ Spree Commerce ▫ Angular.js Snappic https://snappic.io I was the lead developer for this project. I engineered the MVC, then lead a team of engineers to roll out the completed application. Technologies Used: ▫ Polymer (Frontend) ▫ Ruby on Rails (API Server) ▫ Cordova (iOS app)

Education

I think of myself as a life-long learner, and am known among my friends as being an encyclopedia of random knowledge. The subjects that I've studied, of course, are my specialty. Here's the details:

  • Web Development Immersive

    General Assembly
    Full-stack web development training with emphasis in Ruby on Rails & JavaScript. This 12-week full-time immersive taught me agile web development & BDD / TDD, and gave me opportunity to add four projects to my portfolio while gaining valuable insight into the LA Startup scene.
  • BFA, Cinema & Television

    Columbia College Hollywood
    Producing Emphasis. Education in all aspects of film / television production. Skills from Columbia College include Budgeting & Scheduling, Production Management, Sound Mixing, and Video Editing

Interests

Besides web development, I'm an avid musician, performing with the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles and practicing as a solo cellist. I love going to the gym, karaoke, and shopping. My guilty pleasure is Disneyland.


Contact Me

email: evan@pavlica.us
phone: 818.428.5200