Software development is not just coding, it can be a driving force for the technology that is changing the world for the better.
As an IT professional with more than 8 years of experience, I've understood that Best Practices are not enough to guarantee exceptional software. A well defined Architecture, predicting System Qualities, implementing Evolutionary Prototyping, and enhancing Stakeholder Communication are, among others, what sets apart functional software from industry game-changers.
OutdoorsIndex is an innovative platform, that brings the Patagonian tourism to the world, in a modern format.
OutdoorIndex's founders comisioned me with the development and deployment of a web application. With them and a team of designers, we conceptualiced the first MVP. Approaching it's completion, I was not only working as a developer, but as a technical leader, providing technological knowledge and collaborating actively with the business.
As a freelance software solutions provider, I encountered a new world of knowledge and oportunity. This was, to date, my most complete and versatile work experience, since I had to simultaneously seek for jobs while designing, developing and executing projects. A demanding job of self discovery, fulfilling many roles and being responsible for the complete cycle of Software Projects, I was not only able to evaluate my interests and strengths, but also test my capacity and adaptability on several and diverse challenges.
Projects include complex web platforms built with Ruby On Rails, e-commerce sites built with Shopify and Spree and websites built with React or vanilla HTML and CSS.
Providing emergency housing for people across Chile and Paraguay, specially after the 2010 earthquake catastrophe. Collaborated as a squad member, truck driver, resource manager, recruiter and field operation supervisor, contributing with the creation of over 150 new homes and repairing of many others.