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Larry A. Williamson

Senior Full-Stack Developer / Creative Technologist

Senior Full-Stack Creative Technologist / IT Consultant
2001 – CURRENT

As a contractor, and through my own business, I've served my clients as a full-stack engineer, creative technologist, and technology generalist. The majority of the projects being custom web based solutions, public and private, and almost always with at least one or two custom solutions per project (dynamic PDF rendering, real-time multi-user updates, etc). I have worked/managed local teams and globally distributed teams to produce mission-critical, highly available interactive applications and websites of all sizes.

Additional projects have included custom software, mobile apps, browser extensions, interactive displays, website/SPAs/SaaS development, UX/UI consultation, business workflow optimization/automation, SEO optimization, user-generated content campaigns, web3 connected applications/bots, telemetry/monitoring, and content delivery systems, machine learning/self-optimizing computer vision systems, and much more.

Management services have included general IT and networks (routers, switches, wireless), VOIP systems, cloud services, on-premise servers, and security/camera systems.

Principal Full-stack Engineer, Director of I.T. and Interactive
2011 – 2021
BARKER + Consolidated Content Company

Ideated, designed, developed, and implemented multiple interactive solutions, including multiple qualification/eligibility quizzes as well as real-time PDF generation, digital signing integration, UGC portals, microsites, landing pages, SPAs, and digital out-of-home experiences. Provided remote, cloud, and on-premise technical support, engineering, and custom software development. Was in charge of hosting, maintenance, monitoring, SEO and performance optimization.

Engineered and maintained performance-optimized AWS hosting solutions for high-traffic websites. Clients included Bausch and Lomb, Procter and Gamble, NYU, ION Television, PDI Healthcare, Roche Bobois, Miele, IDB Bank, and SlimFast.

PRINCIPAL FULL-STACK ENGINEER / SOLUTIONS ARCHITECT / I.T. DIRECTOR
2006 – 2010
MONSTER MEDIA

Created numerous interactive advertisements using Flash, WPF, OpenCV, and custom algorithms. Clients included JC Decaux, National CineMedia, MTV, YouTube, Kraft, Target, Disney, TravelZoo, MetroPCS and more.

Architected a content delivery system utilizing the BitTorrent protocol, including a management interface that is used to create and assign content packages to remote systems.

Designed and developed a complete systems monitoring back-end to provide information and status updates nearly real-time, including projector and system status monitoring. Created live web interface for all systems on a single page. Server components were written in C#, Ruby, PHP, MySQL, and Apache. A lightweight network protocol was used to ensure communication across even problematic wireless connections.

SENIOR SOFTWARE ARCHITECT, DESIGNER, FIELD ENGINEER AND NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR
2001 – 2006
FREEDOM4WIRELESS

Designed and developed software suite that dynamically updates user lists and enables communication between various devices within wireless networks without reliance on a centralized server. Various types of communication including text-based messaging, file transfer and audio / video communication are some of the primary features. Developed software which collects video from cameras connected to wireless mesh-networks, using numerous protocols. Software patents for both methodologies (#20070200914 and #20090238096) were granted in 2009.