I was born in Russia and moved to Kansas City as a child. I began making websites at age seven for myself, ranging from artwork to webcomics to games, and hosting them on Geocities. I took an interest in user experience, web design and graphics.
In college I studied Mathematics, French and Philosophy.
In that time I gained a love for
unix and spent the
majority of my time in the terminal, writing essays in
mutt and maintaining schoolwork with
In my career I worked at local startups and small companies. I enjoy working at a fast pace, on a small team, and in full stack development. I am passionate about building high quality products with great user experiences.
I subscribe to the Manifesto for Agile Software Development, Clean Code, YAGNI and SOLID design principles. I favor custom solutions over common patterns and practices.
In my free time I like to work on side projects, play stringed instruments, snap photographs and spend time with my wife, friends and family.
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