Andrew Mahon


Experience

Mapillary

March 2017 - January 2018 | Product Manager | Malmo, Sweden - Remote

Sequoia and Atomico funded startup employing deep learning to extract map data from street level imagery.

  • Structured commercialization program for map data targeted at GIS and Municipal markets.
  • Launched tools to crowdsource training and validation data used to improve machine learning algorithms.
  • Launched add-in for Esri ArcGIS Pro. Add-in was one of the first to market targeting ArcGIS Pro.
  • Formalized software development process resulting in the introduction of QA program.
  • Built tools to ETL from Elasticsearch, uncovering user behavior data points otherwise unavailable.

Type/Code

June 2010 - December 2016 | Founder + Technical Director | Brooklyn, New York

Bootstrapped software agency focusing on intersection of design and development. Clients include GE, MIT Media Lab, Google, Museum of Modern Art, and Good Magazine/Upworthy.

  • Led architecture and engineering for a wide range of web applications.
  • Worked closely with customers to understand challenges and define requirements.
  • Translated designs to software specifications, created and managed development team backlog.
  • Implemented software development tools, frameworks, and processes leading to increased efficiency, autonomy, and participation by entire team.
  • Led research, selection, and onboarding of offshore development team for select projects.

inStream Solutions

2009 - 2010 | Lead User Interface Developer | McLean, Virginia - Remote

Proactive planning tools for the financial advising industry.

  • Led User Interface development team and established patterns still in use today.

Local Projects

2009 | User Interface Developer | New York, New York

Award winning design agency focused on strategy, design, and execution for education and experience.

  • Worked closely with design and backend teams to specify, develop, and launch a content submission web application for the National 9/11 Memorial Museum.

Eyebeam

2007 - 2009 | Intern | New York, New York

Non-profit art and technology center focused bridging the gap between artists and engineers to help envision the future.

  • Collaborated with artists and engineers to bring visions of the future to life.
  • Showed project at Sundance in New Frontiers exhibition.

Education

Parsons School of Design

2010 | B.F.A. Design and Technology | New York, New York |GPA: 3.65

  • Thesis on extraction and visualization of sentiment from New York Times web comments.
  • Commencement speaker.

References (details upon request)


Additional Information

Awards | Webby Awards Nominee - Architizer, Adobe Design Achievement, SXSW Interactive Awards Finalist

Technical Skills | Python (Django, Pandas), Javascript (React, jQuery, Node), SQL (PostgreSQL), NoSQL (MongoDB, Elasticsearch), Jupyter, AWS, Linux, Git, JIRA

Activities | Backcountry Skiing (pursuing appointment to Tahoe Backcountry Ski Patrol), Road & Mountain Cycling (NYS Road State Champion, 2012)