Django Junkie

CustomMade.com


Two-Sided Marketplace

CustomMade.com, with $20M in funding from Google Ventures, is a two-sided market place for connecting Buyers and Makers for one-of-a-kind creations. I worked mainly on the backend with Django and ElasticSearch. My role was heavily focused on improving search, building a product taxonomy, improving data quality, and helping scale their platform.

Stack/Infrastructure/Tools:
► Frontend: HTML5, Sass/Compass, jQuery, Backbone (and other JS)
► Backend: Python, Django, Flask, Celery, Redis, ElasticSearch, Memcache, MySQL, MongoDB
► Infrastructure: Nginx, AWS (EC2, RDS, ElastiCache, CloudFront, Glacier, Elasticsearch)
► Tools: Git, Jenkins, Selenium, Sauce Labs, Vagrant, Puppet, Fabric, Sentry, Splunk

ROLE

Sr. Software Engineer

SUCCESS

$20M Investment from Google Ventures