Paul Burke

[email protected]
Brooklyn, NY

About Me

Full-stack developer specializing in blockchain and Web3 with extensive experience in web and Android development.

Passionate about music, technology, and self-education, and excels in fast-paced startup environments, working on consumer-facing products.


Blockchain / Web3 2021

Web3 Social expert with deep knowledge of Lens Protocol; experience writing and deploying EVM smart contracts on Ethereum and L2s

Web 2021

Full-stack web development using modern languages, frameworks, and databases

Android 2009

Expert developer with deep knowledge of best practices, design patterns, and the overarching ecosystem


Web3 Developer

IndependentJune 2021 - Present
  • Developing tools, services, and experiences in the Web3 Social space
  • Focused on web extensions and open-source contributions

Senior Android Developer

Majestyk Apps LLCAug 2019 - June 2021
  • Transitioned Audiomack's Android codebase to Kotlin and rewrote the audio player used by 6M MAU worldwide
  • Led hiring for the Majestyk Android team and architected sprint-based Software Development Life Cycle for Audiomack and other Majestyk clients

Freelance Android Developer

Bound Publishing IncJul 2018 - Mar 2019
  • Created the first version of the multimedia Android app, matching the design and functionality of the existing iOS app

Lead Developer

SAY LLCMar 2017 - Mar 2018
  • Joined at the prototype stage, leading the engineering team to launch
  • Developed the backend server and Android app; managed the iOS and design teams

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.

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.


Self Taught 2006 - Present



Typescript, JavaScript, Kotlin, Java, Solidity

SDK / Framework

Node.js, Svelte, Web Extensions, Android SDK, Vue.js, Firebase, Truffle, Web3.js


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

Hosting / Platform

AWS, Google Cloud, Digital Ocean, Cloudflare, Heroku


Ethereum, Polygon, IPFS / Filecoin, Arweave



Independent Sept 2022 - Present
  • Open source social app in a browser extension for Lens Protocol
  • Lens Protocol, Polygon, IPFS, Filecoin, XMTP
  • Typescript, Svelte, Vite, Web Extension, GraphQL, CRXJS, WalletConnect, ethers.js, RxJS, Tailwind CSS


Independent Aug 2023
  • Open source DAO platform where membership requires Proof of Personhood
  • Base L2, Worldcoin WorldID, Zero-Knowledge Proofs, Ethereum Attestation Service
  • Typescript, Solidity, React, Next.js, Vercel, Postgres, Hardhat, ethers.js, RainbowKit, OpenZeppelin Contracts, shadcn/ui, Radix UI, Tailwind CSS


Majestyk Aug 2019 - June 2021
  • As a Senior Android Developer I worked on adding features, improving performance, and building a great experience for over 6M monthly active users.
  • Android, Kotlin, Java, XML, SQLite, AWS


Independent 2009 - 2019
  • Simple utility app to put notes in notifications. The original notification note app!
  • Android, Kotlin, Java, XML, SQLite

1 Second Everyday v1.0

Touchlab 2013
  • Translated iOS design to Android. Helped port iOS app to Android.
  • Android, Java, XML, SQLite



Developer, Designer

  • Solo project for Superhack 2023 Hackathon by ETHGlobal
  • Pool prize winner from Worldcoin


Developer, Designer

  • Solo project for ETHOnline 2022 Hackathon by ETHGlobal
  • First prize winner from Lens Protocol
  • First prize winner from IPFS & Filecoin
  • Recipient of a Lens Grant


  • 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


Drag and Swipe with RecyclerView

Medium - Paul Burke