Started as the first full-time developer for Photobucket. Worked closely with the founders to architect, develop, and massively scale all new functionality for the Photobucket site.
Led team to move legacy PHP code into an object-oriented MVC framework. Continually increased performance and scalability of the LAMP platform which now supports over 90 million users and billions of images.
Created first version of Lucene based search infrastructure which now handles over 40 million searches per day.
Built the first version of the Photobucket API platform
As part of a small startup, also wore many different hats including systems administrator, DBA, project manager, customer support, and network admin. Provided 24x7 operational support for Photobucket site.