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Adrian
Chrysanthou

Drop Me an Email! adrianvfx@gmail.com

Leader with a passion for building great products while enabling others to perform their roles more effectively. Architected and built scalable web-based front ends with modern, highly interactive UIs.


My Projects

45Chaos

Co-Founder and original Architect for 45Chaos.com. What started as a simple website in partnership with Adrienne to catalog every mooch in the current US Presidency. Has turned into a large archival endeavour, now encompassing a three man development team

Full Stack Development

The WheelHaus

Built for Roosterteeth.com Funhaus team. The Wheelhaus utilizes the SteamWebAPI to pull in your Steam Library games and lets you spin the wheel to find a game to play!

Full Stack Development

Battle Royale Drop Generator

Built as both a website and as Discord bot for gamers to find the next spot to drop in some of their favorite Battle Royale games like Fortnite, Apex Legends and PUBG.

Full Stack Development + Discord Development

Crackwatch

Built as Discord bot for gamers to find the next cracked game. Data is scraped from crackwatch.com

Full Stack Development + Discord Development

InfoBot

Another Discord Bot?! This bot is built off of several NPM libraries to allow the ability to search and retrieve from Wikipedia, Fandom, Google, IMDB, and many more!

Discord Development

The WheelHaus Discord Bot

A Discord bot that lets you spin the wheel to find a game to play inside Discord!

Discord Development

Steamstat.us Unofficial Plugin Elgato StreamDeck

View Steamstat.us Data using Steamstat.us Unoffcial API on Elgato StreamDeck

Backend Development + Elgato Stream Deck Plugin

Cookie Clicker Elgato StreamDeck

Tap the CookieClicker icon and gain cookies. The more cookies you gain the bigger your fame and title will become on Elgato StreamDeck!

Official Elgato Stream Deck Plugin

DogeCoin Ticker Elgato StreamDeck

View your DogeCoin price on Elgato StreamDeck

Unofficial Elgato Stream Deck Plugin

TeslaFi Elgato StreamDeck

View your Tesla Data using TeslaFi API on Elgato StreamDeck

Official Elgato Stream Deck Plugin

Starcitizen Server Status Elgato StreamDeck

View the Server Status for StarCitizen

Unofficial Elgato Stream Deck Plugin

Magic Mirror - TeslaFi

It monitors a your Tesla Stats, such as Battery Level, Temperature, Lock status and much more!

Full Stack Development + Magic Mirror Development

Apex Legends Twitch Extension

Twitch Extension to let the Streamer choose next character for Apex Legends

Full Stack Development + Twitch Extension Development

Asteroids Unreal Engine - Skill-Share

Developed with Unreal Engine 4 and taught on SkillShare

Video Game Development

Endless Ski

Relive the Classic 90s era game Ski Free in an re-imagined fun, fast paced skiing game. Dont forget to avoid the Yeti! Built in Unreal Engine 4

Video Game Development

FlappyBird3D

Reimagined Flappy Bird but in 3D. Developed with Unreal Engine 4

Video Game Development


Experience

Principal Architect | Development Manager

Nielsen

Set the vision and direction for separating Nielsen mobile apps, corporate websites, and AWS stacks for the spin into two new companies.
Directing a team of developers to rapidly build a corporate website using bleeding-edge libraries and frameworks to deliver a website in record time
Maintaining and enhancing existing Google AppsScript automation
Managing a web development team for Marketing Technology
Continuous development team growth and optimization

2020 - Present

Principal Architect

Nielsen

Building a strong, technical, and talented development team, who have successfully completed several migrations, including our main website Nielsen.com from an aging CMS, Adobe CQ, to industry-standard CMS, WordPress. All while utilizing the latest technologies and spearheading a new framework from WordPress (Gutenberg, Block Editor).
Managing the distribution and licensing for all Nielsen Mobile Applications
Technical Architect for Salesforce Marketing Cloud
AWS Architect for Marketing Technology

July 2018 - 2020

Principal Software Developer

Nielsen

Lead Developer for all Nielsen Web Properties. Oversaw the development and design for several products, both public and internal. Specialized in DevOps for our entire web presence. Contributed and implemented standards for mobile applications throughout the company. Was the licensee and distributor for all Apple, Amazon, and Android applications.

August 2016 - July 2018

Senior Software Developer

Nielsen

Built and designed public-facing Web Applications; external, public-facing websites; and campaigns. Audited older technology used in the company, and created guidelines for newer technology and best practices. Stood up server environments, and architected web-based scaling for ever-demanding use cases. Built, designed, and maintained flagship mobile apps for the Company.

Dec 2013 - December 2016

Software Developer

Nielsen

Conceived, managed and built internal web applications that have now become a staple in the Company’s work environment. Created external, public-facing websites and campaigns, and built and designed mobile apps for the Company.

January 2012 - December 2013

Flash Developer and Designer

Nielsen

Designed and developed interactive Flash-based training games for Voting Districts across the United States. Designed and built websites for county election offices across the U.S. Built 3D interactive models of voting machines. Produced motion graphics and video for online training, and onsite filming.

March 2010 - December 2011

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • Mobile-First, Responsive Design
  • Cross Browser Testing & Debugging
  • Cross Functional Teams
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Education

Art Institute of Tampa

Bachelor of Fine Arts
Media Arts and Animation - Web Development, 3D Modeling, VFX, Animation
2006 - 2010

ITIL Foundation

Training
2017

Architecting on AWS

Accelerator
2020

McKinsey Academy

Business Strategy
2021

My Awards & Certifications