Member of the Band – Donald Rodriguez Senior Mobile Developer

Much like a pod of whales or a pack of wolves, did you know that a group of gorillas is called a band? In this blog series, we’re going to introduce you to members of our band – engineers, technical recruiters, PMs, designers, and more who make up the most important asset in Gorilla Logic…our talent! Are you Gorilla material? Join the band today!

 

Donald Rodriguez – Senior Mobile Developer

Donald RodriguezDonald is one of Gorilla Logic’s talented Senior Mobile Developers. He has been working in mobile development for over 9 years. When he isn’t busy being a Gorilla, Donald spends time with his family, plays video games, and reads.

Where’s your hometown? – I lived in Venecia, San Carlos until I was 18, then I moved to San Ramon, Alajuela.

Favorite place you’ve traveled to? – Cartagena, Colombia.

How many years have you worked in your field? – I have around 8 years working on mobile development technologies, mostly iOS.

If you could perform on stage with one famous musician/group, who would it be and why? – Nine Inch Nails, because Trent Reznor is awesome doing live performances.

How do you spend your free time? – I love to be with my daughter and wife, playing video games and reading. 

If you could travel back in time to any period in history, when would it be? – I would like to see Dinosaurs, but only under the condition that they will not eat me.

What is your guilty pleasure TV show? – I don’t know why, but I like Grey’s Anatomy.

Best childhood memory? – My mom giving me hot chocolate in a rainy afternoon after school.

What made you want to work at Gorilla Logic? – I want to learn and keep myself updated to the latest technologies of mobile development.

Best advice when heading into an interview? – Be yourself and keep calm.

Now that you have greater insight on the world (maybe;)), what would you go back and tell your 18 year old self? – Don’t worry too much about the future, work hard and everything will be okay.

Favorite tech blog/website/publication? – These are my favorites: NSHipter, objc, Big Nerd Ranch

 

To read more about Donald and stay in touch, connect with him on LinkedIn.

 

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Natalie Fagundo
Natalie is an inbound certified Marketing Specialist at Gorilla Logic. She has a Bachelor's degree in Philosophy and French from Xavier University and Master's degree in Philosophy from the University of Cincinnati.

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