Dick Lucas

Senior Developer at Raizlabs

San Francisco, California

Developer by trade, but I add value any way I can.

Work Experience

  • Raizlabs

    Senior Software Developer|Jan, 2018Current

    • Selected as Lead Android Developer on connected device project.
    • Lead cross-coastal knowledge sharing effort among Android team of over 10 developers.
    • Support open source effort to make codebases more consistent across Android projects.
    • Mentor junior developers through regular one-on-ones.
  • Ray Wenderlich

    Coauthor and Technical Editor|Dec, 2017Jun, 2018

    • Wrote and edited Kotlin Apprentice, a book that teaches readers how to program with Kotlin.
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    Founder, Podcast Host, Writer|Sep, 2017Current

    • Interview interesting people with a story to share.
    • Publish thoughts, predictions, and recommendations on technology-related topics spanning from blockchain to finance.
  • Raizlabs

    Software Developer |Jul, 2015Dec, 2017

    • Selected as Lead Android Developer where I oversaw 3 other developers on a project.
    • Developed Android apps for 10+ clients ranging from startups to Fortune 500 companies working in eCommerce, travel, retail, social networks, and connected devices.
    • Liaised directly with client teams throughout development process; clients included AAA, B&H Photo, and SixFlags.
    • Evaluated scope and complexity of projects to determine costs.
    • Write posts on company blog, interview candidates, scrum master.
    • MC'd, and sourced demos and sponsors for Drinks on Tap, our bi-monthly meetup for mobile experts.
    • Organized a 9-week Advanced Android training course for Boston area developers.
  • GLG

    Council Member|Mar, 2018Current

    • Advise consultancies and institutional investors on software-related topics.
  • UC Berkeley

    Android Developer|Mar, 2018Current

    • Create and maintain Android app that adds themed stickers to Google's Gboard keyboard.

Education

  • Boston College

    Bachelor of Arts - Computer Science|20112015

    History minor, 3-sport varsity athlete in Cross Country, Indoor Track, and Outdoor Track.

Projects

  • EagleScribe

    Cofounder|Nov, 2015Current

    iOS and Android app used by thousands of Boston College students to more easily register for classes.

  • NetLive

    Creator|Jun, 2012May, 2017

    Featured on CNET, Lifehacker, and XDA, NetLive allows you to monitor your internet data transfer rate while displaying which app is currently using the most data. I used this project to teach myself Android development.