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Nathan Bergey

Nathan Bergey


Creative cross-disciplinary web programmer with a passion for outer space. Voracious researcher. Communicates complex ideas with clear explanations and visual analogies.

Work Experience

Director of Backend Technology   2016–
Chromatic Media Inc.,

As a very early hire at a small startup I undertook a clean-sheet build for a new product. I was responsible for all aspects of the server infrastructure of a mobile streaming music application. I helped grow the development team from the ground up.

Program Manager, Lab for Interconnected Devices   2014–2015
Portland State University,

I transformed the L.I.D. into a full prototyping makerspace at Portland State University. I was the lab’s first program manager and oversaw a move in to a larger space and its growth into vital part of the school of engineering.

Consultant, Programmer   2010–2014
Self Employed

I was a Freelance software developer in Portland, Oregon. My client work was diverse and included full stack web programming, data visualization, HTML5/JS front end work, and robotics

Junior Consultant   2007–2009
Strategic Solutions NW,

I was a member of a small group of technology and management consultants working for medium to large corporations

Volunteer Work

Rocket Scientist And Project Manager 2008–2016
Portland State Aerospace Society,

PSAS is an open aerospace engineering project. They build innovative ultra-low-cost, open source rockets that feature some of the most sophisticated amateur rocket avionics systems in the world. I spent may years as a principal contributor and key project manager for the group.

Programmer 2009–2016
Open Source Projects,

I’ve both started and contributed to many open source projects.


Bachelor of Science, Physics   2006
Appalachian State University, NC


Font End Web   HTML/CSS Static Site Generation Modern CSS Frameworks

Python   Web micro frameworks IPython (Jupyter) Notebooks Data Visualization Flask Falcon Matplotlib

DevOps And Infrastructure   Ansible AWS git nginx


Space   NASA Japanese Spaceflight History ISS real-time data GPS Spacecraft trajectory modeling

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