Expertise

Android - Java / XML

Experience Level: Expert 2009

Multi-award winning Android application development, with a deep understanding of the Android SDK, best practices, UI guidelines, and overarching ecosystem.

UI Design - Photoshop

Experience Level: Expert 2008

Grid-based designs with high-quality vector graphics and a focus on platform guidelines. Ability to create original and compelling user experiences from nothing-more than a concept.

Web - HTML / CSS / JavaScript

Experience Level: Advanced 2007

Working knowledge of web development, specializing in designing/redesigning page layouts. Experience creating Node.js servers and basic RESTful web services.

Experience

Android Developer / Consultant

Paul Burke (ipaulpro)2009 - Current

Independent Android developer, designer, and consultant.

Creative Director

Touch Lab IncMay 2012 - Dec 2013

Touch Lab is an Android development and design consulting company. I oversaw all aspects of product development. Designed information architecture, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. Lead software quality assurance and front-end development.

Co-Founder

Droplat LLC Oct 2010 - Aug 2011

Droplat is a location based file sharing app for Android, that gives users the ability to share files with others nearby.

Web Designer / Consultant

iPaul Pro Jan 2008 - June 2010

Designed and developed websites for small businesses, friends, family and a couple of small personal ventures.

Technical

Languages

Java, XML, HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Tools

Android Studio, Eclipse, Android SDK Tools, Photoshop, Gradle

SDKs / Frameworks

Android SDK, libGDX, Node.js, Play! Framework, jQuery

Web Services

RESTful (JSON, XML)

Databases

SQLite, MySQL, MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Google Datastore

Repositories

GIT, SVN

Hosting / Platforms

Google Cloud Platform, Heroku, AWS, Digital Ocean

Education

google.com

Self Taught 2006 - Present

I'm a college dropout. Everything I know about design and development is self-taught, using Google as a bridge to my education.

Projects

Helix.ai

Developer

https://goo.gl/m7YgaA

Created for TechCrunch Disrupt NY Hackathon 2016 (no longer running). Built a worldwide, load-balanced, auto-scaling Google Cloud server that provided a RESTful API to be consumed by a Microsoft Word Addin... in 24 hours

Google Cloud, Machine Learning (Lateral, Watson), Node.js, Google Cloud Datastore, AWS, MailChimp, GIT, REST

Heavy v1.0

Consultant - Developer, Designer

http://goo.gl/8gpZcy

Took over app while in private beta and brought to launch. Updated design to better fit Material Design. Rewrote RESTful API and made Play! Framework server ready to scale. Designed app icon.

Android SDK, Play!, Photoshop, GIT, REST (JSON), Google Play Services, AWS S3, Heroku, Google Analytics, Crashlytics, Segment

Daily Horoscope by Moonit v1.2

Consultant - Developer

http://goo.gl/rai5gp

Rewrote app to version 1.2, implementing a new design with smooth transitions and animations.

Android SDK, Animation, Photoshop, REST (JSON), GIT, Admob, Google Analytics, Crashlytics

Fatbird Falling

Independent

http://getfatbird.com

My first game! Created concept, character, art, music, sound effects, and game alone.

libGDX, Android SDK, Photoshop, Garageband, bmGlyph, CFXR, RoboVM, Xcode, Admob, Google Analytics, Crashlytics

Couples Horoscope by Moonit v1.0

Consultant - Developer, Designer

http://goo.gl/mlm5H4

Translated iOS design to better fit Android guidelines. Co-designed motion elements, transitions, and app icon. Built Android app alone.

Android SDK, Animation, Motion Design, Photoshop, REST (JSON), GIT, Admob, Google Analytics, Crashlytics

Job Search by TheLadders v1.0

Touch Lab - Lead Designer

http://goo.gl/na82yO

Translated iOS design to Android.

Photoshop, InVision

Heavy Beta

Touch Lab - Lead Designer, Lead Front-End Developer

http://goo.gl/8gpZcy

Co-designed app from inception: Information Architecture, Wireframes, Mockups. Lead front-end Android development.

Android SDK, Photoshop, GIT

1 Second Everyday v1.0

Touch Lab - Lead Designer, Lead Front-End Developer

http://goo.gl/uKK88U

Translated iOS design to Android. Ported iOS app to Android.

Android SDK, Photoshop, ffmpeg, GIT, Google Drive API

Appetize v1.0

Consultant - Developer

http://goo.gl/1yRUd

Ported iOS app to Android. Built XML layouts and 9Patch graphical assets from mockups.

Android SDK, Photoshop, REST (JSON), Draw9Patch Tool, SVN

Baeble Music v1.0

Consultant - Designer, Developer

http://goo.gl/MufjO

Created Android client for their media offerings.

Android SDK, Photoshop, REST (XML), YouTube API

aFileChooser

Independent, Open Source

https://goo.gl/zZ6vpm

My first open source project! aFileChooser is an Android Library Project that provides an interface for choosing files from external storage.

Android SDK, Photoshop, GIT

Droplat

Co-Founder - Lead Designer, Developer

Created original concept; Lead Designer; Lead Android Developer; Lead Web Designer/Developer; Architected API and Client structures; Created promotional materials; Designed all branding (logo, icon, etc). Featured in the Android Market by Verizon Wireless and AT&T. Featured in Verizon Wireless' marketing and promotional print material. Note: Droplat was primarily created for contests -- The service is no longer live.

Android SDK, Google APIs, Geolocation, REST (JSON), Photoshop, Draw9Patch Tool, Amazon AWS SDK, HTML5 Boilerplate, 960.gs

Lucyphone v1.0

Consultant - Designer, Lead Developer

http://goo.gl/U2OGy

Ported app to Android from iOS; Designed Android UI.

Android SDK, Photoshop, REST (JSON), SQLite, Draw9Patch Tool, SVN

Random Reuters

Lead Designer & Developer, Co-Creator

http://paulsresume.com/randomreuters

Designed and co-developed Android app; Designed and developed website. Note: Random Reuters was primarily created for contests -- The service is no longer live.

Android SDK, Photoshop, Illustrator, SOAP (XML), REST (JSON), Yahoo YQL, SQLite, Draw9Patch Tool

StatusNote(s)

Independent

http://goo.gl/Un7NF

Designed and developed free and paid versions.

Android SDK, Photoshop, SQLite

Awards

Winner of "Entertainment" Category with Droplat

Verizon 2010 "Power Your App Contest"

Runner up in "Open Category" with Droplat

AT&T "Open Call Contest" at CTIA Wireless 2011

Second Place with Random Reuters

Thomson Reuters "Street Apps Challenge"

Affiliations

New York Android Designers Meetup

Creator, Organizer, Presenter

Publications

Helix conducts research as you write

https://goo.gl/sBJ770

TechCrunch - Kate Conger

This Is How Your Gmail Should Work

https://goo.gl/KTgnr9

Business Insider - Kevin Smith

Drag and Swipe with RecyclerView

https://goo.gl/0QBTr5

Medium - Paul Burke