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RÉSUMÉ - PAUL WOOD III

paul.wood.iii@gmail.com | 843- 253-3496 | Github: @PaulWoodiii | paulwoodiii.com

Software Developer

Proven Full-Stack global software Developer with solid experience working for Fortune 500 enterprises and start-ups. Demonstrated success working in a consultant lead development role and as an individual contributor for projects including cloud-based servers and embedded systems design with multi-platform mobile applications. Collaborative communicator, conversational in Chinese, capable of working with internal and external teams to deliver projects on time and aligned with requirements. 

Core Technical Competencies

Platforms macOS, Linux

Languages Objective-C, JavaScript, Swift, C#

Frameworks Cocoa, UIKit, Node.js, Unity3D, MongoDB, CoreData, SwiftUI

Virtual Augmented Reality, iBeacon, Zigbee, Z-Wave, BLE

Tools Git and Subversion, Localization, Sketch, Rapid Prototyping,

Zeplin, InDesign

Accomplishments

  • Designed and developed mobile Shipping iOS and Android apps with diverse goals, markets and locales.

  • Proven ability to lead and manage design and development projects with teams.

  • Designed and implemented mobile games, gamified shopping with iBeacons, wrote curriculum for adults learning their first programming language.

Experience 

Lowe’s Home Improvement, Mooresville, NC January 2017- February 2019

Senior Software Developer – iOS Application Development

iOS Application developer for Iris, a smart home platform with over 180 connected devices.

  • Implemented a number of complex User Interfaces and security features such as TouchID | FaceID, device pairing, streaming video and monitored alerts to ensure home protection.

The Iron Yard, Charleston, SC 2016

Mobile Instructor

Lecture and mentor students to develop program engineering skills. 

  • Refined the Mobile curriculum including creating true beginner learning materials for highly technical subjects resulting in achieving high student learning metrics.

Independent Consultant. Remote, USA 2015-2016

Application Development - Full Stack

Redesigned and delivered Top 10 Fitness application’s user interface before the launch date under time constraints and strict specifications

  • Remotely prototyped an upcoming application’s full stack using modern technologies and frameworks: Node.js, MongoDB and Swift.

Transmedia Creative Lab, Shanghai, China 2011-2015

Lead Developer 

As the third employee of Transmedia Creative Lab accountable for building user-facing websites and applications. 

  • Built a social media application for a Social Local Mobile startup which focused on the retail customer experience using geolocation and augmented reality in the store. Specified an API for the application and fully developed the iOS application from the ground up.

  • Managed the entire user facing web and mobile application, programmers and deployment of those applications.

  • Collaborated with multiple external resources as the primary point of contact for game and web development.

Red Rocket Games, Shanghai, China 2009-2011

Webmaster | Game Developer

Created a website for an internationally published game on by Valve’s Steam platform and was promoted to game programmer creating some Top 100 iOS games. Worked as a remote committer on Gamefly, porting the app to iPad and adding social features.

Additional Experience

Various Side-projects Ongoing

Always looking for the next big thing in life, mine or in others, and willing to lend a helping hand. Making quick but beautiful websites, prototyping apps, and contributing to open source software.

Additional Information

  • Avid Cyclist that biked from Beijing to Shanghai.

  • Built a Camper Van

  • Created Animation driven UI

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Computer Science and Chinese Language, Wofford College, Spartanburg, SC