Paul Burke

Website
paulburke.co
Email
[email protected]
Google Play
paulburke.dev
Location
Brooklyn, NY

About Me

Full stack developer, passionate about Android app development and blockchain technology.

Expertise

Android

Java, Kotlin, XML2009

Expert Android application development, with a deep understanding of the Android SDK, best practices, UI guidelines, and overarching ecosystem.

UI Design

Photoshop, Sketch2008

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

Web

HTML, CSS, JavaScript2008

Working knowledge of web development with experience creating Node.js web servers and REST APIs.

Experience

Android Developer, Consultant

Paul Burke (ipaulpro)2009 - Current

Independent Android developer, designer, and consultant.

CTO

SAYMar 2017 - Mar 2018

Joined at prototype stage and lead engineering team to version 1.0. Lead development of the web server, Android application, and took over product design. Was an integral part of the planning and vision of the app.

Creative Director

Touch Lab IncMay 2012 - Dec 2013

Designed information architecture, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. Lead front-end development and software quality assurance.

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.

Education

google.com

Self Taught 2006 - Present

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

Technical

Languages

Java, Kotlin, JavaScript, Solidity

Tools

Android Studio, Webstorm, Android SDK Tools, Photoshop, Sketch, Remix

SDKs / Frameworks

Android SDK, Node.js, Play! Framework, jQuery, libGDX, Truffle, Web3.js

Architecture

MVP, MVVM

Libraries

RxJava, RetroFit, Android KTX, Moshi, Kotlin Coroutines, Room, LeakCanary

Databases

SQLite, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Google Datastore, Redis, Ethereum

Version Control

GIT

Hosting / Platforms

Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean, Cloudflare

Projects

Bound

Freelance Contract

https://www.getbound.io/

Built Android app from scratch to match existing iOS client.

Android SDK, MVP, RxJava, AWS Amplify, Play Billing, OneSignal, Instabug, Branch, JUnit, Mockito

SAY

SAY LLC - CTO

https://say.co

Lead developement team, built Android app and web server, and contributed to design.

Android SDK, RxJava, Exoplayer, Node.js, Parse, Heroku, AWS, Zencoder, Photoshop, Sketch

StatusNote

Independent

https://statusnote.app

Simple utility app to put notes in notifications. Recently rewritten in Kotlin using Androidx. Published on the Android Market in 2009, before it even had paid app support!

Android SDK, Kotlin, MVVM, Coroutines, Room, LiveData, Data Binding, Material Components

1 Second Everyday v1.0

Touch Lab Inc - Lead Designer, Lead Front-End Developer

https://touchlab.co/

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

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

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

Hackathons

CryptoName

Developer, Designer

https://cryptoname.io

Solo project for hack.summit("blockchain") 2018. Wrote a smart contract and deployed to Rinkeby Ethereum network. Created and designed web3 client.

Solidity, Web3.js, Truffle, Ganache, Infura, Heroku, Node.js, UIkit

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 using machine learning... in 24 hours.

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

Droplat

Developer, Designer

https://goo.gl/jbovHv

Made for Verizon 2010 "Power Your App Contest" (no longer running). Created original concept; Lead Designer; Lead Android Developer.

Android SDK, Google APIs, Geolocation, REST (JSON), Photoshop, Amazon AWS SDK

Random Reuters

Developer, Designer

http://paulsresume.com/randomreuters

Created for Thomson Reuters "Street Apps Challenge (no longer running). Designed and co-developed Android app; Designed and developed website.

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

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

Publications

Helix conducts research as you write

https://goo.gl/sBJ770

TechCrunch - Kate Conger

This Is How Your Gmail Should Work

https://goo.gl/sKTgnr9

Business Insider - Kevin Smith

Drag and Swipe with RecyclerView

https://goo.gl/s0QBTr5

Medium - Paul Burke