Hello, I’m Kevin English


Software Engineer - Specializing in Full Stack Web Developement, Backend Development and Agile Software Development

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What I do


Principal Software Engineer for Core Strengths®

After contracting with companies and agencies for 6 years, I am now working for Core Strengths® as a Software Engineer. At Core Strengths®, we are creating the world’s most intelligent training platform by continously enhancing our award-winning assessment tool.


I will continue to blog and be a part of the Ruby/JavaScript communities.

Kevin English - Web Application / Full Stack Consultant Kevin helped us transform our site Raceplace.com by implementing key SEO changes. He collaborated closely with our designer to implement a new, responsive layout and implemented ElasticSearch. Kevin played a lead role integrating with other business partners, helping automate a large portion of our work. We’d gladly work with Kevin again and highly recommend him to anyone looking for a dedicated, top notch Full Stack developer. Kevin English - Web Application / Full Stack Consultant

Andy Reilly Raceplace.com
Andy Reilly
Owner, Raceplace.com

About Kevin English

Kevin on a dragon
Who is Kevin English?

Kevin has over 10 years experience working in the trenches with Ruby on Rails, Phoenix, Elixir, and Javascript.

Notable projects include developing a Fraud Management System and Player Support Tool for Riot Games, building multiple robust API for Janssen Healthcare Innovations, performing a massive data migration for AardvarkSafaris.com, creating home page of Appthority using LocomotiveCMS,. . . and more.

Though currently based in South Lake Tahoe, California, Kevin is a disciplined remote worker, capable of helping clients worldwide. Kevin was active in both SanDiego.js and SDRuby and presented at their meetups while he was located in San Diego.

Kevin earned his MS in Computer Science at University of Hawaii. While in Hawaii, Kevin also taught Ruby on Rails at The Pacific New Media Center.

Around the web

Kevin’s specialty is Ruby on Rails, React.js, Javascript while he dabbles in Phoenix/Elixir on the side. In the past, Kevin has worked with Jquery has detailed familiarity Backbone.js/Marionette.

Kevin English - Ruby Freelancer Kevin English developed an internal product using Ruby on Rails and Javascript that yielded amazing results. Kevin kept our goals top of mind while working on our project. His contribution helped us meet our goal of expanding renewable energy production and local food production in Hawaii. Kevin is self-directed, ambitious, and a pleasure to work with. Kevin English - Ruby Freelancer

Kevin English - Ruby Freelancer
Murray Clay
Managing Partner, Ulupono Initiative

Let's Get In Touch!


Ready to start your next project with me? That’s great! Give me a call or send me an email and I will get back to you as soon as possible!

619-549-0326