Resume - Max Palma Work history and skills

Software Developer & IT Consultant (Contract), Mission Viejo | 2018 – Present

Offer software development and Social Media (SEO) support for clients in the hospitality and travel sector. Address clients’ needs, from software development solutions and social media creation and planning. Handle software issues and development, marketing social support, competitive intelligence, and materials development for travel and hospitality clients. Key projects include:

  • Increased consumer awareness for hotel occupancy increases by developing campaign ideas, including photography placement ads, video media, and copy for the social platforms.
  • Doubled exposure and visibility for a client with a new and expanding hotel by developing a new social media campaign.
  • Helped in training marketing staff for finding key images and media to represent the hotels  new marketing.

Tech Geek Traveler, Manila, Philippines | 2016 – 2018

Focus soft skills betterment.  

Made connections and focused on learning about cultures and differences in coding between emerging markets and developed markets.  Improved my conga native skills and cross border networking.

Tech Stack:

WordPress, PHP, IT Server maintenance | Linode – Ubuntu

Blackboard  | 2010 – 2016

Software Engineer – Mobile Platforms

Worked on the #1 student education learning platform.  On the initial team of engineers for creating the latest generation software mobile platform on iOS / Web.

Tech Stack:

Objective-C, Swift, NodeJS, PHP all the usual scripting side languages (web).

IMChat  | 2000 – 2010

Founder / Full Stack Developer Engineer

Created a popular secure messaging platforms.  Sold the platform and related domains.

Tech Stack:

Angular (v2), NodeJS, MySQL | AWS Hosting

Tech Advanced Proficiency:

Expertise in client-side JavaScript / TypeScript technologies – ReactJS – Redux / React-Native (iOS/Android), Angular (version 5+) ,Vue, jQuery

Proficient in server-side language and frameworks – PHP / Laravel / CodeIgniter, NodeJS, Express

Mobile – React-Native, Objective-C / Swift

Database – MongoDB / MySQL

Page Script – 

  • HTML/HTML5, CSS3 with Bootstrap

Video and Photographic – Adobe Photoshop & Lightroom, Final Cut Pro 10.4+

Content Management Systems – WordPress

Experience Proficiency: Version Control – GIT / Bitbucket

Atlassian Jira (Bug Tracking), Continuous Integration with Jenkins

XCTest, PHPUnit (Test Driven Development TDD) is my default action in all projects.

Management and Entrepreneurial Experience:

Cabana Clothing Company & Rita Boutique

Owner & Operations Manager

  • Developed $2M+ in sales by reinvigorated store look and shopping environment.  Creating captivating displays and smart placement of advertising.  
  • Cost Control & Analysis as well as Team Building and Leadership, helped to make for a positive working environment as well as increased sales.

Areas of Expertise

  • Personnel Recruiting & Training
  • New Business Setup
  • Opportunity Identification
  • Investments & Economics