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About Me

Hey, I'm Chris. Most people call me Brodan. I'm a full-stack software developer with a passion for Python, micro-services, APIs, NFTs, and more. I graduated from TCNJ with a BS in Computer Science. I'm also a musician, Ultimate player, gamer, and '90s Simpsons expert.

I'm always looking to work on cool stuff!
I love to build and create outside of my normal 9-5 job. Reach out if you've got a cool project in mind that you'd like to collaborate on.

Work Experience


I'm currently a Senior Software Engineer at GIPHY in New York City. I joined as a Software Engineer and was promoted in 2023. Back in 2020, GIPHY was acquried by Facebook and was slated to join the Instagram team. Then, the CMA said "no". When I first started at GIPHY, I was helping build out our Ad Products platform using mostly Python and Django. During the Meta acquisition, I worked on some creation tools for our web app using a lot of React and TypeScript. Now I'm working on the Ads Management team again building out more tooling and features for our ad platform.


From 2017-2018 I was a Software Engineer at Truveris in New York City. Throughout my time there I learned and wrote a lot of Python while building prescription drug coupon programs, third-party referential data pipelines, and SMS/IVR systems.


In the Summer of 2016 I was an SDE Intern for BuzzFeed. You can read about all the interns and what they worked on here. I also won the 'Most Likely to Appear on Shark Tank' award for my hack week project 'SlackBock'. This internship was a result of my acceptance into the hackNY fellowship program.


In the Summer of 2015 I interned as a Developer Evangelist for Twilio. My job was to serve the devevloper community by demoing the company's API and empowering others to use it. I also contributed technical content to the company's blog, which you can read here.


In the Summer of 2014 I was a Software Engineering Intern for the Giesel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College. I worked on the Inspire platform. This internship was a result of my participation in Dartmouth's SISMAT program.

Pingrove Press

In my spare time I run a pin and goods company alongside designer Michael Matza called Pingrove Press. The company was started in January of 2017 out of my parent's home in Central NJ. Since then I've designed pins and merch for a number of popular bands and world renowned tattoo artists.

Keep an eye on our Storenvy store for new and limited releases and follow us on Instagram!

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