Barry Hoggard
github: bhoggard
Based in New York


Owner/Freelancer, Tristan Media LLC

June 2001 - present

Specializing in developing database-backed content management systems using open source software, particularly in creative areas such as publishing and visual arts

Senior Engineer, Artsy

April 2015 - present

Ruby and Scala coding, DevOps (AWS/Docker/Kubernetes), software architecture

Freelance Web Developer, Archiv8 / Paddle8

April 2012 - March 2015

Ruby and Javascript coding, database design, and DevOps for an art inventory web application

Owner/Developer, ArtCat Hosting

January 2004 - present

Artist and art gallery web hosting as a service. Originally written as a Perl/Template Toolkit/MySQL application. Now running Rails/Liquid Templates/PostgreSQL on Amazon OpsWorks and RDS. Currently has over 80 paying clients.

Owner/Editor/Developer, ArtCat Calendar

November 2004 - December 2012

ArtCat Calendar was an opinionated arts calendar and guide to galleries, exhibitions, and openings. At its peak it served 100,000 page views/month.

Publisher/Business Manager, Idiom Magazine

September 2009 - December 2013

Idiom was founded to allow emerging artists, writers, and arts professionals to report on, review, and otherwise cover aspects of the larger creative community. Additionally, Idiom provided a venue for emerging editors to exercise their craft.

Owner, Culture Pundits

May 2007 - January 2012

Arts and culture advertising network focusing on arts and culture blogs. I managed finances (including payments), advertisement-serving software, and created advertising widgets based on Javascript/RSS feeds.

Chief Technology Officer/Lead Developer, Investorama/Deployant

March 1999 - May 2001

Managed the technology department of three developers plus a systems administrator for this financial education startup. Wrote software for and managed development of content management system using mod_perl/HTML::Mason, XML/XSL, and Oracle 8i.

Financial Analyst/Software Developer, cfX

February 1994 - February 1999

Prepared cash flow analyses and worked with investment bankers and legal teams for mortgage-backed securities transactions. Developed financial modeling and database applications using C++, Java, and CORBA.

Freelance Cash Flow Consultant

January 1993 - January 1994

Prepared cash flow analyses and provided other services to Lehman Brothers for investment banking transactions

Public Finance Analyst, Lehman Brothers

August 1989 - December 1992

Worked for Transportation, Housing, and Student Loan Groups. Analyzed cash flows for municipal bond issues using municipal debt software and spreadsheet models. Prepared and edited client proposals.


Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas - B.Sc. Cum Laude in Economics with Minor in Biology, 1989

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