Ruben Martinez Jr.


OkCupid, New York, New York — Staff Software Engineer

October 2021 - Present

I work on the Web Core Team, where I've spearheaded efforts to covert our codebase to TypeScript, added Cypress test coverage to our CI pipeline (and educated our team on how to write good, stable tests), and added Honeycomb tracing to our frontend and API layers for improved visibility into our system.

Slack, New York, New York — Senior Software Engineer

April 2020 - October 2021

I work on the frontend team creating insightful data visualizations for our enterprise customers.

OkCupid, New York, New York — Senior Software Engineer

June 2018 - April 2020

I worked on the web and iOS teams at OkCupid, helping come up with new and interesting ways for people to get to know each other online. I got the opportunity to work on several major projects, including reworking the web experience into a Single Page App, and rewriting OkCupid's instant messenger using React.

Well Health Inc, San Francisco, CA — Lead Frontend Eng

September 2015 - June 2018

Designed and built a HIPAA-compliant encrypted messaging progressive web app with real-time push notifications & offline support, that allows hospitals and clinics to communicate securely and reliably with their patients.

All-Star Code, New York, NY — Lead Instructor

June 2015 - August 2016

Introduced a class of 20 high school students to web & mobile app development, robotics and physical computing, while teaching them to use languages like Python, JS, and C.

Apress Media, Brunswick, ME — Writer

February 2015 - June 2015

Co-authored a book on teaching Swift development of Apple Watch apps using WatchKit 1.0.