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Jochen Hartmann

New York, NY, USA
Freelance multi-disciplinary designer, programmer and architect to be.
Work Experience
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2011May 2013
Creative Technologist
Software development, design and implementation for various program related web sites and services including,, and various internal tools for the school.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2012May 2013
Teaching Assistant
Developed a graduate level course in web technologies with Leigha Dennis and Troy Therrien at the graduate school of architecture. Co-taught code labs, provided feedback to students and helped solve programming challenges related to student projects.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2011Oct 2011
Design intern
Research, diagramming and Rhinoscript analysis of Garment district area retail for Made in Midtown workshops ( Concept development, schematic design and client presentations for retail projects.
Mountain View, CA, USA
Oct 2007Aug 2009
Senior Developer Programs Engineer
Actively involved in growing the external developer community around Google Data APIs and developer products. Presented at various developer conferences worldwide (including Google IO, Google Developer Day, NTEN & Salesforce events) to audiences ranging between 100 – 200 attendees.

Contributor to Google open-source client libraries and applications. Contributed over 100k lines of code and tests for PHP and Python libraries (responsible for tens of millions of request to the YouTube API per day, client library code downloaded by external developers several hundred times per day).

Authored several articles, blog posts and 20+ page tutorials for totalling over 100 pages in printed form and accessed by over 30k unique readers YOY. Created and starred in a YouTube training video that received close to 90k views on YouTube in under a year.

Supported strategic partners with their YouTube Data API integrations. This involved a close knowledge with the underlying XML and HTTP based protocols, network packet traces and access to internal YouTube administration tools. Sample partners: Facebook, Slide, CBS,, Qik, Technorati. Worked with, the world’s first person-to-person micro-lending website, to integrate video profiles for their entrepreneurs in third world countries. Single-handedly led advocacy efforts and worked with Kiva engineers on the implementation.

Developed prototype system for YouTube Direct in collaboration with a colleague.
New York, NY, USA
Jun 2004Aug 2007
Co-founder of a technology and design consulting firm geared towards socially progressive clients. Designed visual identity systems and print publications such as reports, brochures and stationary for numerous organizations.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2005Jun 2007
Director of Technology & Design
Conceived of and designed all visual materials including current identity for the institute and all its programs. Materials included posters, brochures, books, reports and video.

Designed and implemented a customized community website for 3,000+ active members including several community features using Drupal and CiviCRM. Created several smaller sites for BFI programs featuring custom PHP modules and XHTML/CSS themes.
New York, NY, USA
Feb 2003Jun 2005
Senior Product Development Lead, Institutional Equity Infrastructure
Managed the successful implementation of over 50 large scale business logic enhancements on a global network of critical systems. Communicated system changes globally for NY, London, Hong Kong and Tokyo regions.

Performed in-depth analysis of system logic, created technical specification documents and built prototypes in Java and C# for outsourced IT teams. Managed work for three separate IT teams consisting of outsourced staff and local counterparts.
New York, NY, USA
Feb 2001Jun 2003
Developer, Restricted Securities
Developed and implemented database-driven applications to streamline, automate and improve various business processes using VB, VBA, IIS and .NET. Created reporting tools for various institutional brokerage teams. Designed and maintained a monthly reporting package presented to firm wide infrastructure management. Conducted training sessions and weekly meetings with senior risk-reporting officers from various departments.
New York, NY, USA
Sep 2010May 2013
Master of Architecture
NYSA Award for Total Excellence in Design, Columbia University, NYC
Tuition scholarship to the Master of Architecture program, Columbia University, NYC
Providence, RI, USA
Sep 1996Jun 2000
BFA Sculpture
GPA 3.7, European Honors Program
English (Fluent), German (Native), French (Beginner), Italian (Beginner)
3dsmax, AI Systems, Adobe CS, Analog And Digital Synthesizers, AppEngine, Arduino And Basic Electronics, Audio Programming/synthesis, Autocad, C# / .NET, Drupal / CiviCRM, GWT, Game Design, Git, Google APIs, Java, JavaScript, Jquery, Lisp, MAYA, MaxScript, MySQL, PHP, PHPUnit, Painting And Sculpture, Processing, Python, Rails, Revit, Rhino/Grasshopper, Rhinoscript, Ruby, SVN, Sound Design, Trained In Manual Drafting, VB / VBA, XHTML/CSS, ZBrush
Award for Total Excellence in Design
Tuition scholarship to the Master of Architecture program
Various peer bonuses received from Google colleagues.
Institutional Infrastructure Securities Award for Excellence
European Honors Program