Todd Anderson Front End Software Engineer


I am an application developer with a passion for architecture, development workflows, agile practices and Test Driven Development.

Over the past 12 years, I have helped deliver web, mobile and desktop solutions with numerous companies in the enterprise and entertainment industries including Adobe, THQ, Condé Nast Publications and Motorola.

I write frequently about software and technology on my blog and give back to the development community by releasing Open Source Software on GitHub. I am also a co-author on several titles from O'Reilly Media and Wiley Wrox publishing.


Software Architect, Project Lead, Application Development, Test Driven Development, Agile Process, Continuous Integration, OOP, User Interface, User Experience


  • JavaScript
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Flex (2, 3, 4)
  • ActionScript (2, 3)
  • Adobe AIR
  • Python
  • Objective-C / iOS
  • Java / Android


02 / 2008 - Present
Senior Software Engineer
  • Project Lead and Architect on numerous user-centric and data-driven applications targeting Web, Mobile and Desktop platforms
  • Architecting and developing enterprise-level applications that involve the consumption, analysis and presentation of large amounts of real-time data for delivery, hospital and entertainment industries
  • Working with executive and business on introducting and adhering to agile processes in a consultancy environment
  • Establishing in-house developer operations to adhere to modern software development practices for test-driven development and continuous integration
  • Instituting best-practice analysis of load and runtime performance for web-based applications
09 / 2006 - 02 / 2008
Senior Software Developer
  • Project Lead on numerous Rich Internet Applications targeting Desktop, Web and embedded systems
  • Overseeing achitecture, development and resourcing of client-side applications for such clients as Condé Nast, Motorola, and Schematic
  • Contributing to and defining standards and best practice guidelines to in-house developer base
  • Giving presentations on new technologies and API overviews as they relate to the Flash platform and web application development
03 / 2004 - 09 / 2006
Sr. Actionscript Developer
  • Lead developer of the company's premier product XplanaBook
  • Lead client-side developer of numerous rich e-learning solutions for major publishing companies such as McGraw-Hill, Thomson, Houghton-Mifflin, etc.
  • Working closely with Information Architects and Design teams to deliver compelling desktop and web-based applications
  • Develop custom components for the company's products and service-based applications


Rhode Island School of Design
2002 - 2003
Certificate, New Media
Rhode Island School of Design
1994 - 1998
BFA, Illustration


O'Reilly Media
O'Reilly Media


  • Invited Speaker, Adobe MAX 2009
  • Invited Speaker, Flash And The City 2011


tdd/bdd, agile processes, application architecture, web development, the maker movement, integrated circuits, electronics, oil painting, watercolor, pen and ink, music