I'M BRICE

I LIKE TO CODE

about

As a software developer in my thirties living in Chicago, IL, I'm driven by passion, curiosity, and coffee.

passion

I love to code and do so almost every day; always honing my craft and being thrilled by the challenge of a new problem to solve. There are appropriate tools for any job and I enjoy using them all. I’m always learning new and better ways of doing things and can never wait to apply new knowledge!

curiosity

Wondering how things work and how they can be improved, usually with software or some other technology, is a lot of what I think about. No matter the topic, when it comes to technology I feel enthralled by the details and intricacies of what it takes to make something work.

coffee

I loooove coffee. Any coffee— black. Cold brew is my favorite though. As I’ve once heard, a programmer is “an organism that converts caffeine into code”, which is absolutely true for me. I associate caffeine buzzes with productivity and the smell of coffee with brainstorming.

I like

work

Throughout my professional experience developing web applications I’ve worked on a wide variety of projects including health care incentive platforms, web-to-print manufacturing, order fulfillment, real estate, insurtech, microservices, and RESTful APIs for mobile applications. I've worked as an individual contributor as well as led teams (often simultaneously). My passion for my craft is evident in my work ethic and in the ownership I take in projects.

As a full stack developer I’m comfortable with any aspect of a web solution but have the most experience in back-end development implementing business logic and data processing. Laravel is my preferred backend framework and Vue is what I like for the frontend, but I always carefully evaluate what is required and appropriate for each unique project.

Contact

Do you have a project or something else you’d like to chat about?
I’d love to hear from you!