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Android Developer

Flint, TX
November 12, 2018

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***** ****** **** **** • Flint, Texas 75762

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Mobile Applications

Passionate developer with specialized training in mobile applications and more than 2 years of professional experience in Android Development and extensive experience as a Project Manager. Demonstrated ability to assess client needs and design compelling solutions. Highly capable of managing end-to-end software development lifecycle (SDLC). Track record of delivering complex projects on aggressive timelines and tight budgets. Proven strength in identifying opportunities to improve efficiency, matching competencies with requirements and motivating performance.

Areas of Expertise

Native Android Application Development • Requirements Gathering • Bids & Proposals • Project Planning • Budget Compliance • Scheduling • MVC/MVVM • Code Development & Review • Quality Assurance • Testing & Debugging • Vendor Relations • Performance Monitoring • Training & Coaching • Team Building • Unit Testing • Multiple features • Updates and version control (git) • Communications • Familiar with Proguard

Technologies & Tools

Android • Native Android • Java • XML • JSON • REST • Third Party API • SQLite • Multi-Threading • Synchronization • Maps API • UI/UX• Fragments • IntelliJ idea • HTML5/JavaScript/CSS • Dreamweaver

• Brackets • ATOM • MVC/MVVM • Agile Methodology

Current SDK is Android Studio 3.2


Bachelor of Science in Information Technology – Mobile Development- 10/2016

University of Phoenix, Phoenix, Arizona

Master Certificate in Project Management- 05/2006

Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania

Bachelor of Science, Agricultural Economics- 05/1993

Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas


Clinic Finder: Built mobile application enabling users to search database, view clinic information and automatically email, call or view location in Google maps. Utilized SQLite for backend database and Android Studio for integrated development environment (IDE). Leveraged agile development methodology to facilitate collaboration with other team members.

Contact Manager: Built mobile application enabling users to input into a database, view contact information and automatically email, call or view contact in Google maps. Utilized SQLite for backend database and Android Studio for integrated development environment (IDE). Leveraged agile development methodology to facilitate collaboration with other team members.

Weather App: Designed and developed weather reporting mobile application with Android Studio using Yahoo weather API and JSON file extraction. Application makes use of Android spinner (dropdown list), checked list, location services, fragments, toast messages, weather icons, array list, JSON populator, and the weather callback


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CURIOUS CUSTOM APPS, Flint, Texas • 2016-present

Android Application Developer- Freelance

Planned, developed applications for the Android platform. Coded applications that range from Android 4.1 to 7.0. Collaborated with partner developers to produce applications and submit to the Google Play Store.

Designed applications from start to finish including wireframes, layouts, UI, UX, aesthetics and functionality.

Successfully produced, coded, tested and submitted applications to the Google Play Store.

Completed updates and enhancements to existing published applications.

Applications submitted and available on Google Play include:


Jot This Down-

Lottery Win Numbers-


State Flags-

Spooky Halloween Sounds-

Experience and knowledge of both Android Studio, and Visual Studio.


COLOR SPOT NURSERIES, Troup, Texas • 2010-present

Freelance Work

Supply flowering plants to big-box retailers and independent nurseries in Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana and Arkansas. Provide on-time delivery and excellent customer service. Train new drivers.

Assisted in building a strong team atmosphere within the Distribution Dept.

Saved time and fuel costs by optimizing delivery routes and loading process.

Assisted Distribution Dept. with increasing load capacity, and reducing fuel and maintenance costs.

Improved dock efficiency by reassigning workloads and retraining personnel.

Improved safety by developing procedures manual for company-wide distribution on delivery rack handling.

Facilitated Distribution Dept. ability to deliver product by increasing rack recovery.

Increased Driver knowledge of ELD system to maximize hours of service requirements.

ES CONSTRUCTION SERVICES, Flint, Texas • 2008-2010


Established new venture to provide construction, renovation and repair services. Conducted marketing and sales activities. Developed and submitted bids for new projects valued at up to $75K. Managed client relationships. Created project plans and schedules. Procured building materials. Ensured high-quality execution of all demolition, construction, carpentry, electrical, plumbing, sheetrock and painting work. Performed billing, accounting and payroll functions.

Completed conversion of 24’ x 36’ work shop into climate-controlled workout space 2 weeks ahead of schedule. New space included plumbing for half bath, and shower, A/C and heat and placement of all exercise machines and weights, mirrors, electrical and phone outlets, lighting and refrigerator.

Recruited and supervised teams of up to 5 regular and temporary laborers.

Completed all projects within monetary and time constraints.

Completed more than 25 projects in a 20 month span.

Negotiated contract to complete punch out lists for a major builder


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JOHN SOULES FOODS, Tyler, Texas • 2007-2008

Projects Foreman

Planned and directed special projects for manufacturer of beef and chicken products distributed to supermarkets and restaurants. Consulted directly with company owner to define and prioritize projects. Oversaw 6-person crew.

Managed scheduling and procurement for maintenance, repair and construction jobs. Refurbished used equipment for resale.

Finalized construction of holding towers for ammonia coolers and freezers with OSHA-approved stairways and walkways in only 4 months with 3-person crew.

Produced solid ROI by repairing 5 dump trucks and rebuilding 5 semi-tractors that sold for up to 4 times the total investment in procurement, parts and labor.

Maximized small budget allocations to restore broken fork lifts, tractors, JCB sky tracks and road graders to good working order.


Production Manager (Contract)

Spearheaded project to meet increasing demand for specialized trailers and flatbeds by accelerating production. Analyzed production line. Assessed current performance as well as cost and feasibility of increasing output. Oversaw team of 50 manufacturing personnel. Established aggressive targets. Managed procurement of raw materials. Facilitated weekly meetings to review performance and disseminate safety information.

Boosted production 70% in only 6 weeks by reorganizing teams to match competencies with job requirements and promoting outstanding employees to team leadership roles.

Motivated operational excellence and strengthened retention by creating new incentive programs to reward teams that exceeded production and safety targets.

Authored new employee safety manual and updated protocols for dealing with workplace incidents.

Assured compliance with OSHA rules and regulations for a manufacturing facility.

Career Note: Earlier roles include Assistant Underwriter for Markel Insurance Company and Independent Agent for AFLAC/Humana.

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