Mehul Kar

mehul.kar@gmail.com
Software Engineer at Apple, Inc.
641-814-6200

Summary

I enjoy building things with web technologies. I've recently been focused on frontend architecture, testing, and performance.

Skills

  • Javascript/Ember.js
  • Testing
  • Ruby/Python/PHP
  • Agile/TDD
  • Git/Github
  • Postgres/MySQL
  • CLI/Linux

Experience

Software Engineer at Apple

November 2013 - Present
  • Apple TV: tv.apple.com, TV.app
  • Apple Music: beta.music.apple.com, Music.app, iTunes.app
  • Continuous integration and dashboard software for the apps QA team
  • Workflow management software for the industrial design team
  • Issue tracker for a manufacturing operations team
  • Codec configuration software for the audio team

Web Developer at MochaLeaf, Inc

April 2012 - November 2013
  • Shipped products using Ember.js, Rails, and Django.

Founder at CollegeDesis

April 2011 - August 2014

Worked on collaborative projects with South Asian student organizations with the goal of building a national community.

  • Directory and map of ~1,000 South Asian student organizations using Rails, Elasticsearch, and MapSVG.
  • Produced and sold Best of South Asian A Capella album in a custom online store using Stripe.
  • Curated jukebox of South Asian DJs using Ember.js and the Soundcloud API.

CoFounder at FridgeWaves

March 2010 - March 2012

Generated capital by renting appliances to international/exchange students to facilitate international microloans through Kiva and Wokai. Sold the business in the summer of 2012.

Education

Student at University of Wisconsin-Whitewater

September 2007 - May 2011
  • BBA, Finance - Summa Cum Laude
  • Applied Investments Program
  • Dean's Advisory Council, College of Business and Economics
  • Segregate University Fee Allocation Committee
  • Collegiate Entrepreneur's Organization

Student at Dev Bootcamp

February 2012

8 week intensive programming bootcamp focusing on Ruby on Rails.