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Sepand Ansari

New York, NY

Teaching Assistantship:

Transforming Data - The New School, Fall 2011, 2012, 2013 McDonnald, Legardy
Art After Deleuze - The New School, Spring 2013, Professor Sam Ishii-Gonzales
Mediated Environments - The New School, Spring 2013, Professor Christiane Paul
Media and Materiality - The New School, Spring 2012, Professor Shannon Mattern
Artificial Intelligence - University of Tehran, Fall 2005, Professor Majid Nili
Computer Netwoks - University of Tehran, Spring 2005, Professor Naser Yazdani

Exhibitions:


Languages:
Javascript, Python, Java, Ruby, SQL, PHP, Shell
Related Technologies:
Node/Express, React, D3.js, Polymer, Angular, Backbone, Flask, jupyter, Solr, Processong, openframeworks, AWS, Heroku
Databases:
MySQL, MongoDB, Postgres
Hardware:
Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Kinect

Education

MA in Media Studies - The New School (2011-2013)
BS in Computer engineering - University of Tehran (2000-2005)

Work:

  • Purple Bulldozer LLC
    Partner. 2014-Present. Clients include:

  • new school
    The New School, New York NY, Jan 2012 - Oct 2012
    Research Assistant/Tech Lead

    • A NEH project, at New School for annotating, bookmarking and hyperlinking time-based media.
    • Implemented employing Node.js, Express.js, Popcorn.js, Backbone.js, D3.js and MongoDB running on Heroku.
  • done
    Done.com, New York NY, Jan 2012 - Oct 2012
    Search and Data Consultant

    • Search engine and data visualization and analytics.
    • Solr, RoR, Amazon EC2 and d3.js
  • mixonic
    Mixonic Inc, San Francisco CA, June 2008 - December 2011
    Senior Programmer (Full time)

    • Design and implementation of software for internal and external use of Mixonic Inc.
    • Softwares include external websites for Mixonic and 10+ resellers, internal workflow application, webservices and partner APIs
  • upromise
    Upromise Investments Inc, Boston MA, September 2006 - July 2007
    Software Engineer (Full time)

    • Developing the record keeping system, online banking and customer care application for 529K College Saving accounts
    • Serving 2+ Million users running financial transactions.

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Other Projects:

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