Software Developer

Brandon Zeek

Bio

Hello, my name is Brandon Zeek. This is my professional website where I show some of my side projects, work experience, and drop the occasional blog post. My hope is that it will give you deeper insight into my skills as a Software Developer and me as a person.

Work Experience


Sr. Developer

Pernix

Jan 2020 – Present
REMOTE - Austin, TX

While in this remote role at Pernix I engineered software with an emphasis on designing and building Golang microservices. I developed and maintained several SaaS products and APIs (Fuse, TopRank, Block&Filter, Control Suite) with a stack based on the following technologies: Golang, Python, NodeJS, MySQL (RDS), Postgres (Redshift), React and several AWS products such as Lambda, Glue, Cloudwatch, CodeCommit, Codebuild, S3 and DynamoDB.

I led a team of software contractors to meet the goals of the business during the outbreak of Covid-19.


Lead Developer

HMG Creative

Feb 2018 – Jan 2020
Austin, TX

As Lead Developer at this Marketing Agency I've worked on a variety of projects across many different industries. I managed all aspects of backend code development, estimated project timelines, composed Technical Documentation, Proposals, and acted as Project Manager for the projects I was engaged in. I worked with a variety of technology stacks including: PHP, Laravel, Ruby, JavaScript, Vue.js, React, WordPress, Bootstrap, HTML5, CSS, SASS, MySQL, and many others.


Software Developer

GoMedigap (eHealth)

Nov 2014 – Oct 2017
Round Rock, TX

Developed a CRM with a PHP/Laravel backend and HTML/JavaScript frontend with all of the standard functionality of an Enterprise CRM. GoMedigap was eventually acquired by eHealth and the proprietary technology we developed was absorbed by eHealth into their own systems.


Web Developer

Encore Talent Productions

April 2012 – January 2014
Cincinnati, OH
  • I built a web app using Python and PHP in the Symfony Framework that allowed Judges to adjudicate dance competitions replacing manual Excel spreadsheets and a paper system.
  • I built the company’s eCommerce store with PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery on a Linux Server.
  • Used WordPress and custom PHP to build the company website.
  • Built and deployed hardened and encrypted Linux Servers to store company files.

Web Developer

ImplyDesigns

March 2011 – January 2014
Austin, TX
  • Converted PSDs to WordPress sites using HTML, CSS, JavaScript, jQuery, PHP, MySQL, WordPress, and Bootstrap.
  • Worked closely with design team to implement designs that were responsive, performance optimized, and easy to maintain for non-technical clients.

Freelance Web Developer

ZeekTechGeek

May 2009 – May 2012
Cincinnati, OH

I built client websites by converting PSDs and static designs into highly responsive client websites using Wordpress, PHP, HTML5, Bootstrap, CSS, JavaScript, and jQuery.

Education


Bachelor of Applied Science in Biology (B.A.Sc.)

University of Cincinnati

2011 – 2014
  • Major in Biological Science with Minor in Computer Science.
  • President of the Pre-Med Association.
  • Active Volunteer at the West Chester Hospital for 2 years.
  • Active Member of the Board for the Multicultural Club.
  • Active Member of the Speaking Club.

Hobbies & Interests


  • Augmented Reality
  • Virtual Reality
  • Ocean Exploration
  • Music Production
  • Computer Generated Art
  • Science Fiction
  • Fitness
  • Meditation
  • Biohacking