Jake Alstad

jake@jalstad.com

github.com/jakealstad


SUMMARY

I am a passionate developer who loves clean, efficient code. I have great written and verbal communication skills, and I love to learn.

SKILLS

EXPERIENCE

Application Development Business Analyst, Hines | Houston, TX — March 2018 - Present

Python & Django development for internal customer applications.


Owner, Modular Hexagon LLC | Houston, TX — Jan. 2018 - Present

Freelance Python & web development services.

Modular Hexagon LLC


Python Developer, Six Foot LLC | Houston, TX — Sept. 2016 - Jan. 2018

I worked on the platform team building various microservices to support video games and related projects. The team worked in a Scrum framework. I was responsible for backend development tasks and bug fixes.

Accomplishments


Senior Web Developer, Z4 Poker | Las Vegas, NV — Oct. 2014 - Sept. 2016

I worked on several Python/Django projects for a Las Vegas-based online poker startup.

Accomplishments


Lead Web Developer, Midwest Communications Inc. | Wausau, WI — Aug. 2014 - Oct. 2014

I worked closely with a small team of developers and designers to write and maintain applications for a radiocentric Python/Django project. I managed several application, database, and media servers as well as handling deployment for the project.


Web Developer, Midwest Communications Inc. | Wausau, WI — 2012 - 2014

I worked with a small team of developers and designers writing applications for a radio-­centric Django project. Midwest Communications operates over 60 radio station websites from this project.

Accomplishments


Web Designer, Midwest Communications Inc. | Wausau, WI — 2011 - 2012

I worked with radio station Brand Managers and salespeople in Wisconsin and Michigan to create and maintain promotional pages for our sites. I worked with Photoshop and Illustrator to create graphics and modify images.

Accomplishments

EDUCATION

Northcentral Technical College Programmer/Analyst Program 2009 - 2010

University of Wisconsin Marathon County General Studies 2007 - 2009