Gary H. Grumbley II

I am a web developer who lives and works in San Diego, California. I enjoy making web apps and hacking on open source hardware projects. I am also a licensed attorney with a specialization in intellectual property.

  • Flexible Software Development : In my career I develop fast and responsive single page apps that launch from the desktop and are nearly as robust as native applications. I also develop Android apps and embedded systems for fun.
  • Development Operations : I have a strong focus on productivity and leveraging the proper tools for a job. This has helped me develop a DevOps role in addition to developing software.
  • Generalist : I pride myself in being a problem solver that can adapt to a wide range of problems and situations. I am an autodidact that will work and study intensly to solve any puzzle before me.
  • Front-end Developer with 2+ years experience developing single page web applications and desktop platform applications with a focus on fast and responsive front-ends. Currently working full time at Sweetlabs in San Diego, California.
  • Juris Doctor with an Intellectual Property specialization from The University of San Diego School of Law. Emphases on open source licensing for software and hardware startups. I was also part of the USD Mock Trial Team.
  • 5+ years managing a 500,000 record SQL database. Drafting and implimenting quality control processes. Was part of several data migration projects.


  • Writing clean markup and reusable styles.
  • Building adaptive web apps that work on all browsers and platforms.
  • Using frameworks and precompilers to make development fast and agile.
  • Staying up to date on new HTML5/CSS3 features and support.


  • Experience writing both modular and object oriented code.
  • Familiar with most libraries and frameworks. Including jQuery, Backbone.js and Angular.js.
  • Proficient in Node.js for back-end development.
  • Proficient with JSON and JSON based databases like MongoDB or CouchDB.

Legal and IP Protection

  • Final paper in law school was on Open Source Licensing for hardware start-up companies.
  • Experience drafting NDAs.
  • Experience working with a patent prosecution team.
  • Accomplished at streamlining existing workflows and documenting efficient best practices.

Supplementary Computer

  • Git/GitHub
  • MySQL/MongoDB
  • CLI
  • Regex

Current Toolkit

  • Chrome (Dev Tools)
  • Charles Web Debugging Proxy
  • Gulp
  • Bower


  • Surfing
  • Jogging and Trail Running
  • Embedded Systems Hacking
  • I <3 spreadsheets