Senior Application Engineer
Fernando is an application engineer with in-depth experience in Ruby on Rails and Laravel. While he has experience in packaged solutions such as WordPress, he is a lead engineer for custom builds. Since joining AREA 17 in 2013, his key client engagements include Krrb, Harvard Art Museums, Facebook, Webby Awards, Charlie Rose and Library of America.
For most of his career, Fernando worked for startups and digital agencies. An urban nomad, he has lived and worked in a number of different countries including Argentina, France, Italy, Germany, Thailand, Malaysia, and Vietnam. Since joining the New York studio, he is happy to add the United States to his list. Fernando received his Master’s degree in Computer Science from the Universidad Nacional de Tucumán.
Born in the high mountains of Jujuy in northern Argentina, Fernando became interested in technology during his high school years, coding computer games for fun. Aside from technology, Fernando enjoys playing musical instruments, painting, cooking Asados (Argentine barbecue), and of course travel.