brianpearce

E brian.o.pearce at google mail
www alwayscoding.ca
Always Learning, Always Coding.

Employment

CoverallCrew
February 2012 - Current
Architecting and developing features for client projects using Ruby, Rails and JS/CoffeeScript
ChurchOS
February 2011 - February 2012
With a focus of feature development to a pre-exisiting system I planned, implemented and deployed new features for site wide use based on customer needs.

Recent Projects

Adobe Youth Voices
2012
Architected and developed infrastructure along side a small team of developers. Utilized technologies such as Rails, CoffeeScript and MongoDB to build a dyanmic web expiereince. Adobe Youth Voices is a social networking platform that allows the world's youth to be able to submit their own productions to compete on a global forum put forward by Adobe Inc.
Deposit
2012
Planned and developed donation tracking software for Churches. Implemented in RoR with TDD in RSpec. Worked closely with the churchs to ensure best possible user experinces were met.
Grouse Mountain
www.grousemountain.com
2011
Implemented role based authorization system. Focused heavily on bug finding, reporting and fixing.
Ramona Breganza
www.ramonabreganza.com
2011
Designed and developed simple blog based CMS solution in RoR to suit particular client needs.
Jordan Manley
www.jordanmanley.com
2011
Designed and developed a portfolio CMS system in RoR to make portfolio handling as easy as pos- sible

Education

Cascadia Ruby Conf, 2011, 2012
Ruby without Borders
British Columbia Institute of Technology, 2011
Web Application Software Development
British Columbia Institute of Technology, 2011
Applied Web Development
An Event Apart, 2010, 2009
The design conference for people who make websites
McKenzie College of Art and Design, 2006
Graphic Design and Digital Media Diploma

Awards

Honorable Mention, Rails up and Comers Contest, 2011
Gold Medal, Skills Canada Web Site Development Competition, 2006
Valedictorian, McKenzie College of Art and Design, Class of 2006