Zane StaggsWeb/Mobile Software Engineer

My career has spanned from businesses of all sizes to startups in the Bay Area. I have been lucky to work on many interesting and challenging problems in industries ranging from Video Games, DNA/Biotech, and Healthcare. Visit the portfolio page for additional details.

  1. BetterDoctor

    Senior Front End Engineer

    Coded the user interface for a Ruby on Rails isomorphic handlebars SEO-optimized BackboneJS CoffeeScript single page application. Built a doctor CMS static website publishing platform bringing in revenue from day one and still used to this day.

  2. Coding House

    Full Stack Instructor

    Bootcamp instructor for intro to Rails and Single Page Application courses in AngularJS and BackboneJS.

  3. Independent Consultant

    Consulting for startups in the bay area working on Javascript and NodeJS and Python/Django apps.

  4. PlayFirst Video Games

    Senior Software Engineer

    As a Senior Software Engineer at PlayFirst, my foremost role was the lead of Front-end development and UI of the website. I worked with a team of designers, marketing and engineers creating dynamic content for the website among other duties both back and front-end in a J2EE environment.

  5. Navigenics

    Senior Front End Engineer

    Duties at Navigenics included leading a team of front end developers to create standards-based html/css/javascript to interface with a java backend using wicket. Migrated code from various javascript frameworks mootools to jquery. Created visualizations using Flex/Flash.

  6. Tacit Knowledge

    Front End Consultant

    Worked as a front end UI consultant for fortune 500 companies and major startups in the Bay Area.

  7. Sierra Tahoe Computers

    Lead Web Developer

    Started a web development and hosting business from scratch including sales and software development. Developed websites and services for small businesses. Managed linux hosting server setup, automation and security.

  8. Retalix

    Software Integration Engineer

    Creating installations and builds for over 40 products on all platforms linux, windows, mac. Coded bash and dos scripts to run automated tests for C, Delphi, and Java based programs. Managed and coded api integrations with the source code repository and ticketing system.

  9. University of Arizona

    Management Information Systems

    Graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Management Information Systems (MIS) from the Eller College of Business with a 4.0 Major GPA. Also took courses in the Computer Science department to expand programming knowledge.