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James J Carman

Owner & Software Consultant at Complex Simplicity Software

I enjoy seeing new projects brought to life, and old ones given new life. Let me know if I can help you! I am always looking for a new challenge.
For many years I mainly worked with LAMP stacks, REST based APIs, and Linux scripts. Recently, I’ve branched out into mobile apps. Mostly using cross platform technologies like Flutter and React Native.



Complex Simplicity Software

March 2023 - Present, Taiwan

Software Consultancy and Services.

Owner & Software Consultant

Sept 2022 - Present

Senior Software Consultant for Direct Freight Services

March 2023 - Present

  • Integrated new search functionality into Trucker Search App and website.
  • Upgraded Trucker Search App up use newer Google APIs and newer, more secure libraries.
  • Updated the website flow to reduce customer friction, and increase acquisitions.

Direct Freight Services

2006 - March 2023, USA

Operates a well known loads board in North America that connects drivers with shippers.

Senior Software Architect

2021 - March 2023

  • Developed and deployed mobile apps to both Apple & Google’s stores
  • Integrated social login features which increased customer acquisition
Senior Software Architect - back end & API focused

2016 - 2021

  • Developed, and implemented a framework for a set of REST APIs used internally and externally
  • Managed contractors to maximize work output on complex projects
  • Worked with other technical employees to develop and integrate a migration strategy from monolithic applications and servers to more scalable microservices
  • Plan and execute a program to bring various legacy services into the modern stack and development cycle
  • Helped develop policies for continuous integration and continuous deployment
Senior Software Developer

2012 - 2016

  • Helped implement a modern development pipeline that increased development velocity and software reliability
  • Implement new revenue generating features
  • Performed optimizations on customer facing software that reduced memory leaks by 30%, and decreased application startup time by 20%
  • Administrated multiple cloud, and physical servers
Software Developer

2008 - 2012

  • Designed, developed, and maintain two websites using Modern Perl, and the Catalyst MVC framework
  • Interviewed, managed and trained new programmers
  • Maintained complex mail server configurations including spamassassin, postfix, custom filtering, and loops with Google mail servers
  • Secured, and maintained and upgraded Windows and Linux systems
Junior Software Developer

2006 - 2008

  • Maintained, upgraded and added features to legacy applications in C++, Bash, Perl, Python, and PHP
  • Wrote a web based app to manage employee time sheets
  • Worked with 3rd party APIs for keyword bidding, geolocation, maps, and more
  • Created, managed, normalized and optimized databases
  • Wrote numerous programs to automate both IT, and main office work

President & Lead Programmer
Carman & Lo LLC

2010 - 2015, USA

This startup was used to sell apps and services. Ultimately, it was shuttered due to an increased amount of work from Direct Freight Services, and a transition to a nomadic lifestyle.

  • Like most small business owners I wore many hats. That included Admin, Marketing, IT, and more

Independent Contracting

2008 - 2014, Missouri, USA

I consulted with a wide range of clients to help them realized their projects.

Consultant for an undergrad Computer Science Student

2012 - 2014

  • They came from a business background and with my help were able to successfully learn Java, DS&A, and more
Software Consultant for a Startup

2011 - 2011

  • I helped them create a Drupal website geared towards gun enthusiast
  • I helped them integrate various modules for payment, and picture galleries
Consultant for a Masters in Computer Science Student

2010 - 2011

  • They came from a non IT background, and I helped them learn the necessary foundation to obtain their Masters Degree
Software Consultant for an Entrepreneur

2010 - 2010

  • I helped them fix bugs in a PHP based Poker website that they’d purchased from a third party
  • I also helped them add a few new features
Software Consultant for Hong Kong Restaurant

2008 - 2008

  • I created a website with their menu, contact information, and pictures of popular dishes


GPA: 3.9 out of 4
B.S. in Computer Science
Moberly Area Community College
Associate of Arts


Flutter Bootcamp
The App Brewery 2020, 2022

This course brought me up to speed with how to make cross platform apps. Shortly after taking the 2020 version I published my first App Store app.

TEFL/TESOL/TESL Certification
Oxford Seminars Summer 2015

This course helped me learn new and effective communication skills. It broadened my understanding of how to convey information to ESL speakers, and better understand the struggles they face.

HSK Level 4 Certification

HSK Level 3 Certification

OSS, Libs, Etc