Glyph Lefkowitz

Traveling Sorcerer and Consultant for Hire

Glyph Lefkowitz, lead architect of the Twisted project, is available for consulting. His services include development work, and support for Twisted, Python, and other open-source technologies. A brief work history follows.


Open Source Development: Twisted Matrix Laboratories

Created, designed, implemented, tested, and deployed Twisted internet development framework. Responsibilities include team management (19 regularly-contributing developers), marketing, high-level design, implementation, test planning, and system administration of live Twisted services.

Work Experience: Ninjaneering June 2001 - June 2002

Participated in development of Hollyworld, an innovative and unique massively multi-player experience. Developed features for Twisted framework in support of game functionality.

Origin Systems / Electronic Arts August 2000 - March 2001

Developed game system and infrastructure code for the "Ultima Online 2" project, the sequel to one of the largest role-playing games of all time. Work included development in Python and C++ on Secure Trading, an ICQ-style Chat system, and object browser development tools using a custom UI library.

DCIT Corporation June 1999 - June 2000

Worked with the BusinessMind team, spearheaded a rewrite of the existing database application (a business management application for jewelers) in Java.

Morgan Stanley Summer 1998

Summer Internship: Developed a web-based calendaring application for a business unit.

Publications: The Twisted Network Framework, presented at the 10th International Python Conference
``A subjective analysis of two high-level, object-oriented languages: Comparing Python to Java'' (featured on Dr. Dobbs Python-URL)
A Library of POV-Ray Images
Skills:
Programming Languages Operating Systems Graphics Tools
  • GNU Image Manipulation Program
  • ImageMagick
  • Quark XPress
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Persistence of Vision
  • Blender
Education: Clarkstown South High School
Hampshire College