Nate Prouty


Professional Experience

Senior Manager, Application Development

HealthTalker, LLC

October 2012 - Present

Newton, MA

Software Engineer

HealthTalker, LLC

May 2012 - October 2012

Newton, MA

Software Engineer

Mzinga, Inc

April 2011 - May 2012

Waltham, MA

Version Control
Git
Projects
Internal Ruby on Rails applications
Platform
Mac OS X
Frameworks/Languages
Ruby on Rails
HTML5
HAML
ERB
CSS
SCSS
Javascript
CoffeeScript
jQuery
Gems
RSpec
Cucumber
Capybara
Factory Girl
Spork
Time Cop
CanCan
Resque
Resque Mailer
Mini Magick

My role at Mzinga is primarily as an engineer on the Research and Development team, where I work with the newest tools in web application development and leverage the latest trends in social media in order to help Mzinga keep or exceed pace with the industry.

Owner/Web Developer

Infonate Web Services, DBA

May 2007 - April 2011

Watertown, MA

Version Control
Git
Mercurial
Project
Steep Rock Arts
Platforms
Ubuntu Linux
Mac OS X
Frameworks/Languages
Zend Framework
PHP
HTML
Javascript
CSS
Project
New Penn Insurance
Platforms
Ubuntu Linux
Mac OS X
Frameworks/Languages
Drupal 6
PHP
Project
Pickett Hill Guide Service
Platforms
Ubuntu Linux, Mac OS X
Frameworks/Languages
HTML
CSS

Senior Developer/Web Architect

Six Red Marbles, LLC

October 2008 - January 2011

Charlestown, MA

Version Control
Mercurial
Project
Bluejacks (Data management tool)
Platform
Ubuntu Linux
Frameworks/Languages
Django
Python
Javascript
jQuery
MySQL

Worked with a team to rewrite Bluejacks from the ground up in order to make creating new instances quicker and to improve the efficiency of implementing new features.

Project
Millmark's Resource Links product
Platform
Ubuntu Linux
Window's Server
Frameworks/Languages
Django
Python
HTML
Javascript
jQuery
MySQL

Worked with a team to develop a resources management product for Millmark Education.

Project
Six Red Marbles Blog
Platform
Ubuntu Linux
Frameworks/Languages
Drupal
HTML
Javascript
CSS

Built a blog so employees could post articles relative to the endeavors of Six Red Marbles.

Project
Scholastic's Expert Space product
Platform
Ubuntu Linux
Javascript
jQuery

Worked with the Scholastic team to integrate components into their application.

Web Developer

inResonance, Inc

April 2005 - May 2007

Northampton, MA

Version Control
Subversion
Projects
Various websites for private and independent schools
Platform
Mac OS X
Frameworks/Languages
RTSB (a proprietary J2EE framework developed by Runtime Technologies)
JSP
HTML
Javascript
CSS
Additional
Managed projects, interacted with clients, provided software QA

June 2004 - January 2005

Boston, MA

Project
Internal Projects Site
Platform
Windows
Frameworks/Languages
PHP
Smarty
Additional
Performed XSLT translations on insurance data and created templates for software documentation using MS Word with Visual Basic for Applications and Macros.

Computer Teacher

Mount Anthony Union Middle School

October 2003 - June 2004

Bennington, VT

Instructed over 200 students in 7th and 8th grade on using computers, with a primary focus on getting them excited about using technology and instilling in them a desire to explore and learn more on their own. Part of the class involved teaching HTML to the more advanced students, with some taking the lessons even further.

Associate Software Engineer (Internship)

Charles River Analytics

June 2001 - May 2001

Cambridge, MA

Project
Mars ROVER II
Frameworks/Languages
Java
Python
Additional
Tested algorithms in Python to be converted to Java code and assisted with research on various projects.

Education

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science

Wentworth Insitute of Technology

2002

Boston, MA