Ben Wiley

Work History

Element AI - AI Software Developer

February 2020 - present
Montréal, Québec, Canada

  • Developing UI architecture, components and applications for a machine learning software platform
  • Working closely with backend API developers, designers, product owners and clients (internal and external) to introduce new features to the platform
  • Implementing key performance optimizations in highly data-intensive applications
  • Developing tooling used by other developers to build new applications on the platform

Autodesk - Software Developer

January 2017 - January 2020
Montréal, Québec, Canada

  • Developed Shotgun, an Emmy-winning web app that helps streamline production and review for studios creating films, shows and games like Star Wars, Game of Thrones and FIFA
  • Role focused on in-app visualization of data belonging to Shotgun clients
  • Frequent context-switching between large legacy code base and newer stack including React and GraphQL
  • Helped lead way on migrating portions of legacy app to newer stack

MobileMedTek - Front-End Developer

April 2016 - December 2016
Louisville, Kentucky, USA (contract)

  • Architected and built performant, secure web app, displaying on-demand and real-time medical data
  • React, Redux, Node.js server rendering, other state-of-the-art JavaScript tools
  • Worked closely with back-end developer to ensure smooth communication with MobileMedTek's streaming API

Collabra - Software Engineer

August 2015 - March 2016
Louisville, Kentucky, USA (contract)

  • Collaborated with small, agile team using Node.js, React, Flux and MySQL, sharing full stack responsibilities
  • Designed, implemented site-wide achievements system based on users' video/audio recording data
  • Contributed regularly to popular open-source software projects on company's behalf

Fossil Fuel Divestment Student Network - Lead Web Developer

2014 - 2016

  • Developed/maintained NationBuilder website for respected national student organization
  • Crafted solutions for campaigner initiatives including crucial multi-thousand-dollar fundraising drives
  • Trained other network staff and volunteers to use and understand online tools