Josh Altman

Web Developer at Figure 8 Films


UNC Chapel Hill

BS in Computer Science

BA in Music

  • Graduate May 2016


Figure 8 Films

Web Developer

April 2014 - Present

  • Redesigned Back-end of website to incorporate modern Web Design and make data updates easier
  • Currently creating an application that automatically notates, organizes, encodes, and uploads footage that needs to be shared between studios onto a shared server

UNC Fluids Lab

Software Developer

April 2015 - December 2015

  • Edited C software used to operate a wave machine used to perform fluid-dynamics research
  • Implemented and built system that runs through a Raspberry Pi, multiple drivers, and an electromagnetic actuator.

Keys To Freeze

Web Developer

April 2014 - August 2015

  • Non-profit organization currently creating a documentary about a team of cyclers traveling from Key West, Florida to Dead Horse, Alaska.
  • Developed attractive, user-friendly Front-end to attract sponsors for the organization.
  • Created Back-end to integrate with a dashboard for users to upload journal entries and photos while on the trip.

UNC ITS Infrastructure Development

Infrastructure Web Developer/ Database Manager

March 2014 - December 2014

  • Managed University WebAlert Oracle database structure.
  • Operated in a team of developers to create a website interface and Back-end for the University‚Äôs WebAlert system.
  • Integrated PHP and Oracle SQL for database interaction within the WebAlert system.


"Hidden History": Alternate Reality Cultural Treasure Hunt Game

Back-end Developer

January 2016 - May 2016

  • Produced a mobile game which tasks players with solving puzzles and physically exploring local landmarks of a city in order to learn the about the history and culture of the area.

UNC Energy Frontier Research Center

Inorganic Chemistry Researcher

May 2013 - May 2014

  • Designed and carried out independent research project
  • Developed formal scientific writing and procedural skills by procuring lab write-ups and grant proposals.
  • Aimed project for implementation in solar panels and other renewable energy sources


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