A Thing I Made: Vitae

Posted 28 October 2014 under , ,

For the bulk of 2013, I worked with a talented Viget team to develop Vitae for the Chronicle of Higher Education. Think of it as LinkedIn for people in higher ed. Here’s a screenshot of my favorite feature, a bulk editing interface that uses 15+ custom parsers I wrote:

It was an enormous project, the biggest single project we’ve ever done at Viget (some engagements end up larger, but over a much longer period of time). I’m super proud of the work we did and that the application is seeing considerable growth. A couple blog posts I wrote based on my experiences working on Vitae:

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I’m the Development Director at Viget in Durham, North Carolina. I’m also an avid reader, traveler, cyclist, musician, coffee fiend, and friend of birds.

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