Evan Sobkowicz

  • Software Engineer
  • Photographer
  • Student

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Maynard, MA
Ithaca, NY
San Francisco, CA

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Professional Experience

Software Engineer Intern, Twitter
May 2016 - August 2016
Developing front-end and back-end services for developers and publishers as part of Twitter’s Developer Platform (Fabric) team. Working on TwitterKit, publish.twitter.com, and embedded Tweets and Timelines.
San Francisco, CA – twitter.com  |  publish.twitter.com
Web Director, The Ithacan
September 2013 - Present
Actively developing and maintaining the website and iOS app for the news media outlet. Using new and open-source technologies to build a streamlined experience for our readers with Swift, Javascript, WordPress, and more. Managing workflow improvements with Slack, Trello, and Google Drive.
Developer & Owner, Evtika Web Design
2007 - Present
Design and develop websites for more than 20 clients using Ruby on Rails, RubyMotion, WordPress, Javascript, iOS, and more. Portfolio online.
Maynard, MA – evtikawebdesign.com
Managing Editor, The Ithacan
December 2015 - May 2016
Managed the media outlet's editorial board and staff of writers, photographers, and editors. Also overseeing the production of the 28-page weekly newspaper and daily updates to the website.
Ithaca, NY – theithacan.org
Software Engineer Intern, Twitter
August 2015 - December 2015
Developed back-end services for the Twitter iOS app, Android app, and website on the media team in Twitter’s London office.
London, UK – twitter.com
Software Engineer Intern, Twitter
May 2015 - August 2015
Developed a new crash processing system using mainly Java and Apache Storm/Twitter Heron for the Crashlytics product with the Fabric team at Twitter’s Boston office.
Cambridge, MA – twitter.com  |  fabric.io
Jr. Software Developer, Atlantis Technology
June 2013 - May 2015
Web development, app development, and UI/UX design for more than 45 client and internal projects over 1.5 years. Worked mainly with Ruby on Rails, RubyMotion, Javascript, Bootstrap, Git, WordPress, and Photoshop. Atlantis is an agile software development consultancy outside of Boston.
Concord, MA & Remote – atlantistech.com

Education

Ithaca College - Roy H. Park School of Communications
Class of 2017
Major: Emerging Media, B.S.
Minors: Computer Science, Web Programming

Awards

Park Scholar Award
2013 - 2017
Four year merit scholarship for media, leadership, and service, covering the full cost of attendance at Ithaca College.

Skills

  • Ruby
  • Python
  • Java
  • Scala
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Ruby on Rails
  • RubyMotion
  • Twitter Heron
  • iOS
  • Swift
  • UI/UX
  • Git
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Bootstrap
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • Slack/HipChat
  • JIRA/Trello/Basecamp
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Social Media

Skills

  • Ruby
  • Python
  • Java
  • Scala
  • Javascript
  • React
  • Ruby on Rails
  • RubyMotion
  • Twitter Heron
  • iOS
  • Swift
  • UI/UX
  • Git
  • HTML5/CSS3
  • Bootstrap
  • PHP
  • WordPress
  • Slack/HipChat
  • JIRA/Trello/Basecamp
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Graphic Design
  • Social Media

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