Evan J Pavlica
7737 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90046
Info
I am a Full-Stack Developer, capable of building and maintaining web applications using the latest technologies. In addition to back-end development skills using both relational and document-based databases, my front-end skills are informed by my 7 years experience in the entertainment industry, which strengthens my ability to design attractive, modern, user-friendly web experiences.
Languages
Ruby, Javascript, HTML 5, CSS 3
Technologies & Frameworks
Ruby on Rails, PostgreSQL, MySQL, MongoDB, Angular.js, Bootstrap, jQuery, Polymer
Development Experience
As architect of this project, I created the MVC then lead a team in developing the production application. Technologies: Polymer, Ruby on Rails, Cordova, & PostgreSQL. Integrations with Instagram and Shopify.
As the chief maintainer of the Boombotix Spree application, I have had the opportunity to add components including the Build-A-Bot and Support features, as well as many integrations.
Please visit my github to see some samples of my work: github.com/xicreative
Work Experience
Alto Labs
Lead Software Engineer
2014 - Present
Responsible for creating new features for clients and for leading the development of in-house projects. My largest accomplishments in this role were Boombotix and Snappic (see above).
Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
Production Coordinator
2013 - Present
Produce theatrical productions for 250+ member chorus. Coordinate between membership and production team, lead set building efforts, and participate in repertoire selection and performance.
General Assembly
WDI Instructor
2014
Taught Ruby on Rails, Angular.js, and web standards & technologies for the 12-week full-time immersive course.
Music Prodigy
Web Developer
2014
Consultant for in-app PHP webviews. Added features and designed/implemented a new UI for the "Rock Prodigy" product. Re-factored legacy code to MVC pattern.
CBS Entertainment
Admin. Assistant
2007 - 2013
Responsible for overseeing operations of $4.3 Million prize warehouse. Duties included inventory management, collaboration with The Price is Right producers, management of department records storage, and preparation of merchandise for display.
Education
General Assembly
Santa Monica, CA
Web Development Immersive
Fall 2013
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.
Columbia College Hollywood
Tarzana, CA
BFA, Cinema / Television
2005 - 2008
Producing Emphasis. Education in all aspects of film / television production. Skills from Columbia College include Budgeting & Scheduling, Production Management, Sound Mixing, and Video Editing.