hello.

my name is

Al Carter

I am looking for employment as a project manager or developer.



Thank You,
Al

al@albertrcarter.com
617.258.8773

Projects

Projects

Below are some projects from my time at Northeastern (MS, 2014), Brown University (BA, 2009), my startup, and at the nonprofit bicycle collective I helped become successful.

Database (SQL)

a mock web interface and database for a hospital

Project Manager for 4 Students, Northeastern University

  • 45+ entities, 65+ relationships
  • languages: Oracle SQL, PL/SQL, Java, Javascript w/ jQuery via Coffeescript
  • Personally:

  • determined business rules, entities, functional dependencies, relational schema, and overall architecture
  • developed front-end client views
  • Mobile (iOS)

    a multi-tasking, multi-threading, and geomaping app

    Student, Northeastern University

  • selected api's and packages: Google Geolocation, Google Places, CLLocation, CMDeviceMotion, MKOverlayView, MKMapView, MKAnnotation
  • languages: Objective-C, SQLite, C, Javascript
  • Web Client (JS)

    Telescopic Text, a graph-based text exploration program

    Independent open source project

  • enabled at the top of this webpage
  • inspired by Joe Davis's Telescopic Text
  • overcomes many technical obstacles of original (tree-based) implementation
  • Desktop (Java)

    a mock vaccine invoicing and tracking system for the CDC

    Student, Northeastern University

  • support for 3+ user-types in 5+ organizations
  • selected usecases: vaccine ordering, invoicing, manufacturing, distribution, administration
  • my first software program
  • language: Java
  • Mapping (ArcGIS)

    a spacial analysis of bicycle parking at Brown University

    Student, Brown University

  • surveyed bicycle parking on campus
  • digitized, and analyzed factors including population density, crime, and parking
  • presented findings to administrators and student government
  • persuaded the university to install new bike racks in locations across campus
  • Startup

    Konnessi, a web marketing startup

    Project Manager, C00, 2nd most senior employee

  • bootstrapped a still-operational company
  • grew company from 4 employees to 19 employees and 35 signed contracts
  • managed hiring and terminating employees
  • prepared sales materials
  • managed the company's most important client relationships and projects
  • Turnaround (Finance)

    Brown Student Agencies (BSA), a campus contracting business

    CFO, Student, Brown University

  • negotiated vendor and partner contracts
  • restructured operations and implementation of important contracts
  • increased net annual earnings from -$3,218 to $12,400
  • Nonprofit

    Recycle-a-Bike, a bicycle education and repair nonprofit

    Grant Writer, Mechanic, Educator

  • taught bicycle maintenance to 30+ non-english speaking recent immigrants
  • wrote grant applications and secured funding for new programs
  • restructured the collective and incorporated it as a 501C(3)
  • Nutrition Hacking

    Soylent, a nutritionally complete and shelf stable food substitute

    Project manager for 15 Boston area hackers

  • provides FDA recommended nutrition with minimal effort
  • inspired by Rob Rinehart's Soylent Project
  • samples available upon request
  • Contact
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    Please feel free to contact me

    I am actively searching for startup opportunities in the Boston, MA and SF Bay area. My interests (as you can see) are varied, but I generally enjoy working in fields where I feel that existing actors are not innovating, and where my contribution can make an impact. Ideally I hope to work as a junior developer in a small team of developers, or to project manage a small team of developers and designers.

    • Albert Carter
    • 77 Massachusetts Ave
    • 38-409C
    • Cambridge, MA 02139
    • al@albertrcarter.com
    • +1.617.258.8773
    • albertrcarter.com


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