Paul Burke

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

About Me

I'm a software developer, passionate about music, technology, and self-education. I thrive in fast-paced startup environments, working on consumer-facing products.

Expertise

Android

Kotlin, Java, XML2009

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

Web

JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS2008

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

Blockchain

DeSo, Ethereum, Lens Protocol2018

Experience writing smart contracts on Ethereum and creating Lens dApps. One of the first developers to build on DeSo, a contributor with a robust understanding of the protocol.

Experience

Senior Android Developer

Majestyk Apps LLCAug 2019 - June 2021

Helping startups and Fortune 500 companies build apps from scratch and scale to millions of users.

Freelance Android Developer

Bound Publishing IncJul 2018 - Mar 2019

Built the first version of the app on Android, matching the design and features of the existing iOS app.

Lead Developer

SAY LLCMar 2017 - Mar 2018

Joined at prototype stage and lead engineering team to version 1.0. Lead development of the web server and Android application, oversaw iOS development, and contributed to product design.

Freelance Developer

Lean Logic LLCJan 2014 - Apr 2016

Helped design and create "Heavy App" for Android from idea stage and contributed to the web server development. Heavy App was a workout tracking app that is no longer available.

Lead Designer, Junior Developer

Touchlab IncMay 2012 - Dec 2013

Designed Android app wireframes, mockups and prototypes. Lead front-end development and software quality assurance. Designed and built company website.

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

Language

Kotlin, Java, JavaScript, Typescript, Solidity

SDK / Framework

Android SDK, Node.js, Svelte, Vue, Firebase, Parse, Truffle, Web3.js

Database

SQLite, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, MySQL, Firebase Realtime, Firestore

Version Control

GIT, GitFlow

Hosting / Platform

Heroku, AWS, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean, Cloudflare, Ethereum

Projects

BitClout+

Independent
https://bitclout.plus

Browser extension that enhances pages on bitclout.com.

Audiomack

Majestyk
https://audiomack.com

As a Senior Android Developer I worked on adding features, improving performance, and building a great experience for over 6M monthly active users.

StatusNote

Independent
https://statusnote.app

Simple utility app to put notes in notifications. The original notification note app!

1 Second Everyday v1.0

Touchlab
https://touchlab.co/

Translated iOS design to Android. Helped port iOS app to Android.

Hackathons

Collekt

Developer, Designer

https://collekt.it

Built for LFGrow Hackathon by ETHGlobal. Created web app that connects to Lens Protocol via their GraphQL API. Designed website in Sketch and built with Svelte and Tailwind CSS.

CryptoName

Developer, Designer

https://cryptoname.io

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

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 as well as a Microsoft Word Addin using machine learning... in 24 hours.

Publications

Drag and Swipe with RecyclerView

https://goo.gl/s0QBTr5

Medium - Paul Burke