Barry Hoggard

barry@tristanmedia.com
917-519-1737
tristanmedia.com
github: bhoggard
Based in New York

Technical Highlights

Experience

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

Software Engineer, Artsy

April 2015 - present

Ruby coding, DevOps, 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.

Education

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

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