Franklin García Marín

email: [email protected]
location: San José, Costa Rica.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Computer Science. August 2003
Universidad de Costa Rica, San José.

Languages: Spanish (Native), English (Advanced)

Skills

Operating Systems: Linux, Mac OSX, Windows

Coding Languages: Java, JavaScript, HTML, XML, PHP, C/C++.

Frameworks and SDKs: Spring, Hibernate, JavEE(Servlets, JSP, EJBs), RIM/Blackberry, Android, Arduino.

Databases: SQLServer, Oracle, MySQL, PostgreSQL.

Servlet Containers: Geronimo, Tomcat, Jetty.

Version Control: SVN, Git (with Git Flow branching model).

Development Methodologies: Agile/Scrum.

Mobile Advertising: Google AdSense, Millenium, JumpTap, AdWhirl

Experience

Mobile Application Lead at Arcus.
October 2011 – Present
Serve as technical bridge between Arcus and Mobiquity, perform interviews, help defining development standards. Mentoring.

Senior Android Developer at Mobiquity Inc
October 2011 – Present
Help to develop enterprise class applications on Android platform. Help as team lead in projects or as developer.

Senior Software Developer. Possible Worldwide (previously known as Schematic).
August 2009 – October 2011
Mentoring, Perform code reviews, help defining best practices and development standards, running interviews.

Software Developer. Possible Worldwide (previously known as Schematic).
July 2006- August 2009

Sofware Analyst. Estrategy Business Unit of Mobile Services, IT Department, Instituto Costarricense de Electricidad.
October 2002 – July 2006
Design and Development of In-House solutions for Mobile Services related (Billing, provisioning, statistics).
Webmaster (Intranet).
Researching new applications and services for mobile terminals.
Researching new technologies for mobile service solutions.

Android Freelancer
to Present
LogN Inc. (cannot disclose project information due to NDA)
Suigeneris (cannot disclose project information due to NDA)

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Recent Projects

ITT Tech WITY:
Tablet application to help representatives while they tour candidates through ITT Campus.

NYPost for Android
Developer. Ported iPad version of NYPost reader for Amazon Kindle Fire and Samsung 7” and 10” tablets.
http://amzn.to/xknmCQ
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nypost.tablet

Grindr for Android:
TechLead/Developer. Development and architecture of Grindr version for Android. Integrated with new Grindr API, Google Maps and Jabber services.
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.grindrapp.android

AllRecipes for Android
(Free and Pro Version): Developer. Development and architecture of All Recipes.com Spinner application for Android. Integrated with their API to receive recipes information and account lists (pro).
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.allrecipes.spinner.free
https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.allrecipes.spinner.pro

Grindr for Blackberry:
Platform Lead/Developer. Designed and developed a version of Grindr (iOS) for Blackberry. Integrated with their API, Jabber Server, Google Maps and several Ads networks (admob, millennium).

Google Art Project
Building Admin website, integrating Google Application Engine, Picasa, Google Street View, Google Maps and Google Docs (importing data from museums)

Fresh Direct:
Developer. Implemented service based on JSON responses to expose part of the functionality that Fresh Direct website offers, except for Account Management features. Integrating the service directly with Fresh Direct backend (JavaEE).
http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/freshdirect/id346631494

Nokia Ovi Store
Developer, worked on backend services for i18n, registration, account management and authentication. Also worked on API services for Ovi Store JavaME client. (PHP)

Core Performance
Developer, implementing a touch screen application for exercising machines (Flash) with a prescription service to assign the workout of the day for the customer. The responsibilities in this projects was integrate the different services with the UI (Flash) using REST services (Java).

Hobbies

Sumi-e painting, drawing, mountain biking, video games (FPS and RPG), Arduino enthusiast, photographer amateur, cooking, socks dolls maker, kites maker, geek. Musician wannabe (chinese flutes, Shakuhachi, Peruvian flutes and guitar)