Lucas Amaral

Software Developer/Engineer


# Education

Duke University:

Durham, 2016

Bachelor of Science (BS) in Economics & Finance

App Academy:

San Francisco, 2017

Rigorous 1000+ hour full-stack bootcamp that accepts < 3% of all applicants

General Assembly:

San Francisco, 2016

100+ hour program focused on front-end design and UI fundamentals

# Skills

Javascript

React + Redux

React Native

Node

Express

Socket.io

Ruby

Python

Ruby on Rails

Flask

+

PostgreSQL

Firebase (NoSQL)

Heroku

AWS

Git

HTML

CSS


# Work Experience

Associate at Expanding Capital, Venture Capital Firm

San Francisco, May 2016 – Mar 2017


# Projects

BetterPlaylists

LiveGithub

Full stack music-sharing website built with Ruby on Rails on the backend, a PostgreSQL database, and React.js with a Redux architectural framework on the frontend.

Playtime App

LiveGithub

Mobile app that facilitates coordination of dog play dates, and finding nearby dog parks. Built with React Native, a Firebase (NoSQL) database, and a Ruby on Rails server for push notifications.

King of the Hill

LiveGithub

Online, synchronous multiplayer battle game. Built purely with Javascript, using Phaser.js for HTML Canvas rendering on the frontend, a Node server with Express.js, and Sockets.io for client-server communications.